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May 08: Job Opportunity – Nordic Operations Staff...

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May 08, 2017 – The role of a Nordic Ops Staff member is to embrace a wide range of tasks and responsibilities which contribute towards the successful & daily Nordic operations at Silver … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 07: 2017 CXC Award...

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May 07, 2017 (Eau Clair, Wisconsin) – The CXC Awards Dinner recognized four of the central region’s outstanding ski community members at the inaugural CXC Congress weekend in Eau Clair, Wisconsin. The honored … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 06: US Ski Team’s Noah Hoffman Inspires...

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May 06, 2017 (Boston, MA) – Over the past four years, the Eastern Mass Bill Koch League (EMBK), the premier junior cross-country ski club in the greater Boston area, has hosted Olympian Noah … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 05: Therese Johaug Back with Norwegian Team...

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May 05, 2017 (Norway) – Therese Johaug was notably absent on the roster of the recently announced Norwegian team for the 2017/18 season but the currently banned Norwegian star is slated to return … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 04: Norwegian Ski Federation Unveils 2017-2018...

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May 04, 2017 – The Norwegian Ski Federation has released their men’s Sprint, men’s All-round, women’s Elite, and ParaNordic skiers for the 2017-2018 season. Notably absent is Therese Johaug who is still on … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 03: Save the University of New Mexico...

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May 03, 2017 – Dear Friends and Supporters of the UNM Ski Team, We, the athletes of the University of New Mexico Ski Team are holding a press conference on Thursday, May 4th, … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 02: Job Opportunity – Head Coach Golden...

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May 02, 2017 (Golden, BC) – The Golden Nordic Ski Club is seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated seasonal full time Head Coach with skills and integrity for the upcoming 2017/18 ski season, starting … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 02: Job Opportunities for Nordic...

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May 02, 2017 (Milton, ON) – For all you Nordic skiers that are also avid cyclists here are some job opportunities that may interest you at Cycling Canada: Track and Road Assistant, Assistant … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 01: Finland’s Ilkka Jarva Takes the Helm...

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May 01, 2017 – Finland’s Ilkka Jarva, a 13-year veteran, has been appointed head coach of the Czech Cross-Country Ski team. He will be supported by local Czech coaches who will be responsible … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 30: Cross Country Ski Ontario’s Coach Mentorship...

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April 30, 2017 – Cross Country Ski Ontario is continuing its Coach Mentorship Program. The aim of this program is to facilitate partnerships and knowledge transfer between coaches in Ontario to support and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 29: Fossavatnsgangan Iceland Loppet 50km CL –...

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April 29, 2017 (Õsaf, Iceland) – Petter Northug Jr. (Nor) took the win in the men’s signature 50km CL race today at the Fossavatnsgangan, Iceland Loppet, the final race of the Worldloppet 2016/17 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 29: Michigan Tech Huskies Coach Haggenmiller...

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April 29, 2017 (Houghton, Mi.) – “I’ll definitely miss the incredible student-athletes that we have at Michigan Tech,” former cross country, Nordic skiing, and track and field head coach Joe Haggenmiller said. “I’ll … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 28: Dave Jarrett U.S. Ski Team Nordic...

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April 28, 2017 (Park City, Utah) – Veteran U.S. Ski Team Nordic Combined coach Dave Jarrett, who led the team to heights of glory at World Championships and Olympics, is retiring after 15 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 28: Four National Team Korean Skiers Suspended...

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April 28, 2017 – The Korea Ski Association (KSA) has suspended four national team members for six months and dropped them from the team for drinking beer during the Asian Winter Games held … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 27: Fossavatnsgangan Iceland Loppet 50km FR –...

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April 27, 2017 (Ísafjörður, Iceland) – Sunshine greeted skiers as the USA’s Caitlin Gregg took the win in the women’s 25km Freestyle race today in Iceland while her husband Brian Gregg finished second … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 27: Call for Nominations to 2017 CCC...

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April 27, 2017 – Cross Country Canada is seeking individuals who are interested in joining the CCC Board of Directors.  The election of three Directors at Large to two-year terms will occur at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 26: Yukon’s Nishikawa, Beatty and Johsgaard Receive...

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April 26, 2017 (Yukon) – Talented Yukon cross-country skiers Emily Nishikawa, Dahria Beatty and Knute Johnsgaard, all members of Canada’s national ski team, are the first recipients of a new Northern Exploration and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 26: Talking with the Gravy Train Interview...

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April 26, 2017 – In this edition of Talkin’ With the Gravey Train, our host Peter Graves talks with the remarkable John Morton, a two-time US Olympian in Biathlon and also a Team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 25: Call for Nominations for CAC Board...

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April 25, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 24: Job Notice – Highlands Trailblazers Junior...

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April 24, 2017 – The Highlands Trailblazers seeks an experienced competitive skier with strong coaching skills to manage the training program for the “COMP” racing program the Club is adding for the 2017/18 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 23: Lukas Bauer Hangs Up the Skis...

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April 23, 2017 – The Czech Republic’s best cross-country skier, Lukas Bauer, already announced before the start of this season that it would be his last. Bauer competed at five Olympic Winter Games, … READ MORE → 1 comment

Apr 22: Tricia Smith Re-elected as COC...

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April 22, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Canada’s sport community has renewed its confidence in Tricia Smith as President of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). Members of the COC Session, comprised of sport leaders, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 21: Former Olympian Alain Masson Has Close...

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April 21, 2017 (Atlin, BC) – Alain Masson, a former Olympic skier, had a close encounter with a pack of wolves while skiing alone last Sunday reports CBC. Masson lives in the Yukon, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 20: Bend Endurance Academy Announces New...

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April 20, 2017 (Bend, OR) – The Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) is excited to announce they have moved to a new location at 442 NE 3rd street. “I am excited by the possibilities … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 19: Inaugural CXC Congress – April...

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April 19, 2017 (Eau Claire, Wisconsin) – Central Cross Country Ski Association will host educational workshops for club leaders focused on fundraising, host sport committee meetings and recognize some of the organization’s top … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 18: Sovereign Lake Spring Fling Ski Camp...

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April 18, 2017 (Vernon, BC) – Start the 2017-18 Ski Season off right! Sovereign Lake Nordic Club would like to invite you to take part in our annual Spring Fling Ski Camp taking … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 17: The Way I See It –...

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April 17, 2017 – Is This The Birkie Solution? – Check out this video and revisit my comments on the situation at the Birkie so get up to speed on what’s needed to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 16: University of New Mexico to Discontinue...

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April 16, 2017 (Albuquerque, NM) – Late last week the University of New Mexico’s VP of Athletics, Paul Krebs, delivered some somber news that the men’s and women’s ski programs would no longer be … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 15: Job Opportunity @ Winsport Canada –...

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April 15, 2017 – We are currently looking for a camp attendant to join our WinSport Canada team. The camp attendant is responsible for a variety of duties in relation to the operation of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 14: Job Opportunity – Director, Communications and...

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April 14, 2017 – Be part of building a national brand. Headquartered in Toronto, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We are the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 14: Cross Country Canada 2018 Club Toque...

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April 14, 2017 – Calling all clubs and skiers young and old! Club members are invited to enter a contest to design a Swix toque. Clubs will be able to purchase these toques … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 13: Sweden’s Johan Olsson Retires from Elite...

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April 13, 2017 – Swedish top Cross-Country skier Johan Olsson has decided not to continue elite skiing career.
Johan Olsson became one of the most successful Swedish Cross-Country skiers of all times. He won … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 13: CCC Welcomes Ryan Jackson as New...

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April 13, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Elections for a new Cross Country Canada Athlete Director took place on March 22nd in Canmore, AB at the annual Athlete Meeting held during the 2017 Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 12: Job Opportunity – Coordinator, Commercial Affairs...

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April 12, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Be a part of building and servicing a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 09: Dabudyk and Pralong Claim FIS Worldloppet...

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April 09, 2017 (Russia) – Only 12 points separated the red bib holder of the FIS Worldloppet Cup 2017, Candide Pralong and second-placed Ivan Perrillat-Boiteux before the final stage at the Ugra Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 08: Team Hardwood in Scandinavia – Part...

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April 08, 2017 (Scandinavia) – For the second time this season a group of skiers from Team Hardwood headed to Scandinavia to race and train. Departing directly after the Canadian National Championships in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 07: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017...

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April 07, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We  apologize for the delay and are excited to present the winners and final standings of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest following the Men’s … READ MORE → 1 comment

Apr 07: Men’s 50km FR Mass Start at...

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April 07, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Check out these great photos by Lance Parrish out of Fairbanks from the men’s 50km Freestyle mass start, their final event held on Sunday, April 2 at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 06: U.S. Biathlon’s Senior and Development Teams...

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April 06, 2017 (New Gloucester, Maine) – U.S. Biathlon’s International Competition Committee has presented the following nominations for the 2017-18 Senior High Performance Team and Development Teams to the U.S. Biathlon Board of Directors.
National … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 05: Swix Launches Custom Teamwear Site for...

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April 05, 2017 (Haverhill, Massachusetts) – Swix Sport USA announced today the launch of a new custom site, team wear portal and design support for programs looking for elite level clothing. The new … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 05: Dr. Michele Ferrari Found Guilty in...

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April 05, 2017 (Bolzano, Italy) – Dr. Michele Ferrari was handed down an 18-month suspended sentence by an Italian court for his role in distributing doping products to biathlete Daniel Taschler reports the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 04: Women’s 30km FR Mass 2017 USSA...

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April 04, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Check out these great photos by Lance Parrish out of Fairbanks from the women’s 30km Freestyle mass start, their final event held on Sunday, April 2 at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 03: The Way I See It –...

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April 03, 2017 – No-Wax Skis – About 3-4 years ago I started looking for some no-wax skis that would work in most conditions, so when I went skiing I wasn’t fussing around … READ MORE → 1 comment

Apr 02: Scott Patterson Wins Men’s 50km FR...

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April 02, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Scott Patterson (APU) is the man to beat as he powered to the biggest win of his career with a decisive and dominating victory by a 3+ … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 02: Diggins Claims 30km FR Mass Start...

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April 02, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Jessie Diggins (SMS T2) continued to storm the 2017 USSA Distance National Championships with another victory claiming the women’s 30km Freestyle mass start title on the final day. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 02: Alex Harvey Honoured in Quebec’s National...

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April 02, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – Alex Harvey received a special tribute last week in Quebec’s National Assembly in recognition of his exceptional performance at the 2017 Lahti Nordic World Championships in Lahti, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 01: 2017 USSA Distance National Championships Mixed...

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April 01, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Here’s a great selection of photos by Lance Parrish from Fairbanks at the Mixed Relay at the 2017 USSA Distance National Championships where Stratton Mountain’s Sophie Caldwell, Benjamin … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 01: Job Opportunity at the Canadian Paralympic...

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April 01, 2017 – The Director, Foundation works closely with a team of staff to lead and oversee the operational, budget, logistical planning, and delivery of all fundraising objectives for the Paralympic Foundation … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 01: Kikkan Randall and Marit Bjoergen to...

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April 01, 2017 – While not yet officially announced SkiTrax has learned that the USA’s Kikkan Randall and Norwegian star Marit Bjoergen will soon launch a chain of Daycare Centres. The two xc … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 31: Stratton Mountain Captures Mixed Relay Title...

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March 31, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Stratton Mountain came from behind to claim the USSA Distance National Championships Mixed Relay title on Friday over APU 1 in second with APU-2 landing third on … READ MORE → 0 comments