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Nov 11: One Way Forms Long-Term Partnership with...

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November 11, 2014 (Tammisto, Finland) – ONE WAY Sport OY has signed an exclusive long-term agreement with the Chinese Ski Association as exclusive partner and official supplier for textiles and additional ski equipment. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 10: APU Nordic Ski Team 2014-15 Preseason...

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November 10, 2014 – Hard to believe that the 2014-15 race season is just two weeks away!  Four APU Elite team athletes will be racing the first World Cup in Ruka, Finland the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 10: CCC and Zone4 Systems Team Up...

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November 10, 2014 – Cross-Country Ski de Fond Canada (CCC) is pleased to announce the selection of Zone4 Systems of Canmore, Alta. to develop and deploy a new National Membership Registration System for CCC members.
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Nov 10: Whitehorse Wins Bid to Host 2016...

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November 10, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Cross Country Canada (CCC) in cooperation with Cross Country Yukon is pleased to announce that the 2016 Haywood Ski Nationals have been awarded to the Whitehorse Cross … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 10: Feature on Former Olympic Champ Chandra...

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November 10, 2014 (Calgary, AB) – One year before Chandra Crawford’s legendary success as an Olympic Cross-Country Skiing Gold Medalist, she came to a realization: “We have to do something to keep girls … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 10: Swix Presents 4 New England Clinics...

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November 10, 2014 – In the wake of Swix’s release of the Cera Nova X line, Swix National Racing Director Chris Hall is embarking on a year long clinic and outreach tour to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 09: Microclair Sports Announces Exclusive Partnership with...

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November 09, 2014 – Microclair Sports is a brand of Microclair International Inc., a privately-owned Canadian manufacturer. The company has earned its international renown in the optical market for designing and manufacturing luxury … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 09: NNF D25 Coutdown Challenge Match –...

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November 09, 2014 – With a participation challenge match still on the table, we’re five 5 ambassadors away from another $5K. Help us reach our goal and spread the word. NNF provides support … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 08: Outstanding Canadian Coaches Receive...

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November 08, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Coaching Association of Canada is pleased to announce the names of the 50 coaches honoured with a Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award for 2014. These prestigious awards … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 08: Job Opportunity – Head Coach at...

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November 08, 2014 – The Caledonia Nordic Ski Club is an organization of over 1,800 members in Prince George, B.C. and has a large enrollment in well-developed programs. Club athletes compete and medal … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 08: FIS Guide to Where to Cross...

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November 08, 2014 – With less than three weeks left until the start of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup several resorts in the Northern hemisphere have opened on either natural or artificial snow. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 07: Sophie Caldwell’s Q&A –...

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November 07, 2014 – Here’s another great reader question for USST skier Sophie Caldwell in today’s edition of Sophie Caldwell’s Q&A, part of our exclusive new “Sodie” Training Rap feature with her friend … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 07: Dunton Hot Springs and Former Olympian...

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November 07, 2014 (Dunton Hot Springs, CO) – Dunton Hot Springs, the 19th-century ghost mining town-turned-luxury all-season resort in the Colorado Rockies, has announced an exclusive partnership with former Olympian Wendy Wagner to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 07: Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club News –...

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November 07, 2014 (Huntsville, Ontario) – Mark your calendars! The Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club along with Arrowhead Provincial Park welcome you to Muskoka on Sunday, January 25, 2015 for the Muskoka Loppet in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 06: Maine Winter Sports Center Programs and...

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November 06, 2014 (Caribou, ME) – If there was any doubt that the seasons were changing, this last nor’easter should have solidly confirmed that winter is on the way in.  While many people … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 06: Petter Northug’s Day in Court –...

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November 06, 2014 – Check out these videos from TV2.no of Petter Northug’s sentencing details after he was found guilty of drunk driving following his May 3rd accident that totalled his car and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 05: Swix Announces the New England SpeedTour...

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November 05, 2014 – Swix announces the New England SpeedTour clinic series with 4 stops across the region.  Come learn about the new Swix Cera Nova X line and have a chance to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 05: Sophie Caldwell’s Q&A – Dealing With...

Sophie Caldwell on the podium in Lahti, Finland [P] Nordic Focus

November 05, 2014 – This past season Caldwell claimed the best all-time US Olympic women’s XC ski result with her 6th place in the CL sprint at Sochi 2014 and she finished third … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 05: World’s First Diesel Electric Snow Groomer...

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November 05, 2014 (Crystal Mountain, WA) – The future of snow grooming has arrived in North America! The world’s first diesel electric snow groomer is headed to Crystal Mountain Resort in Washington State … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 05: FIS World Cup La Clusaz 2014...

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November 05, 2014 – As the countdown continues to the kickoff of the 2014/15 FIS World Cup season, the organizers of round four in La Clusaz, France, Dec. 20-21, have launched a teaser … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 04: American Birkie Launches Fundraising Campaign to...

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November 04, 2014 (Hayward, WI) – Today begins a new chapter for the Birkie as we launch a campaign to ensure the future of the Birkie events, the iconic trail and everything the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 04: Toko US Facebook Contest Offers Chances...

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November 04, 2014 – Toko US is going to be running a promotion on its Facebook page where questions will be asked and the first correct recipient receives a prize. Questions will range … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 03: Sophie Caldwell Takes Over at Sodie...

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November 03, 2014 – Good news! Sophie Caldwell, the second half of “Sodie” is healing up well and she’s ready to start her duties on our exclusive new “Sodie Training Rap” and share … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 03: Blog and Twitter Roundup – Hamilton,...

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November 03, 2014 – We’ve rounded up the latest updates from North America’s Nordic stars as they gain momentum for the kickoff of the 2014/15 competitive season. Check out our compilation of what’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 03: Whistler Olympic Park to Offer New...

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November 03, 2014 (Whistler, BC) – Good news for ski jumping Canada. After it was announced earlier this year that the Whistler Olympic Park will be a national training center for ski jumping … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 02: Ski Jumper Alexandra Pretorius Announces...

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November 02, 2014 (Calgary, Alberta) – After battling a series of knee injuries sustained while competing for Canada, Ski Jumping Canada’s Alexandra Pretorius has decided to hang up her jump skis and call … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 02: FIS Nordic Development Winter Training Camps...

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November 02, 2014 – The FIS Development Programme Nordic Winter Training Camp for Cross-Country Skiing will take place in Val di Fiemme (ITA) from December 4-12 followed by the training camp for Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 01: Northug Heads Home Early from Training...

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November 01, 2014 – According to TV2, Norwegian cross-country skiing star Petter Northug will skip the final week of altitude training in Val Senales, Italy.  Northug arrived at the camp fighting an illness … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 31: Talking With the Gravy Train –...

Kikkan Randall (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

October 31, 2014 – In this week’s edition of Talkin’ with the Gravy Train, host Peter Graves talks with American cross-country star Kikkan Randall. Over her career, Randall has amassed 17 US Championships, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 31: US XC Ski Team Head Coach...

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October 31, 2014 – In 2013 would anyone have guessed that Sophie Caldwell would finish in 6th place at the Sochi Olympics, securing the best U.S. women’s Olympic finish in history? Would we … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 31: Concept2 Announces Newly Redesigned SkiErg –...

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October 31, 2014 (Morrisville, VT ) – As skiers working to engineer the best product possible, we’re always looking to incorporate improvements into our equipment. Based on our own experiences and feedback from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 31: Young Skiers Win Inaugural Madshus Peter...

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October 31, 2014 (Seattle, WA) – Madshus, one of the world’s leading performance Nordic ski companies, is thrilled to announce Erin Moening and Conner Truskowski as the winners of the inaugural Peter Hale … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 31: PRINOTH to Support USSA as Official...

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October 31, 2014 (Park City, UT) – Athletes will have world class snow conditions during upcoming training camps thanks to PRINOTH snow groomers, who has signed on as the official snow grooming machine … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 31: USA Ski Jumping Names 2014-15 National...

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October 31, 2014 (Park City, UT) – USA Ski Jumping (USASJ) has named the athletes that will comprise the 2014-15 US National Ski Jumping Teams. In making the announcement today USASJ Athletic Director … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 30: Sadie Bjornsen’s Q&A – Training...

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October 30, 2014 – Sadie Bjornsen just finished her most exciting and successful year to date and after scoring her first World Cup medal and competing for Team USA at the 2014 Sochi … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 30: Matt Whitcomb and Sverre Caldwell to...

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October 30, 2014 (Stratton, Vermont) – What do Matt Whitcomb (USST), Chris Hall (Swix), Sverre Caldwell (SMS), Patrick O’Brien (SMS T2), and the Stratton T2 Team all have in common? Other than being … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 30: WinSport Frozen Thunder Classic Sprint –...

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October 30, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Check out this great selection of photos from the recent season kick-off competitions at the WinSport Frozen Thunder held at the Canmore Nordic Centre this past weekend where … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 30: NNF Drive For 25 Cross Country...

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October 30, 2014 – Over halfway to the end of the Drive for 25 and the numbers are piling up. Here are some important statistics on the largest grassroots sport fundraising effort in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 30: IPC Nordic Skiing Sport Technical Committee...

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October 30, 2014 – IPC Nordic Skiing confirmed on Thursday the new membership of its Sport Technical Committee (STC), the group responsible for ensuring the continued growth and progress of the sport in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 29: MVSTA Has a New Name –...

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October 29, 2014 (Winthrop, WA) – The Methow Valley Sport Trails Association (MVSTA) would like to share some big news. MVSTA has a new name: Methow Trails!  We are excited to share our … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 29: Saarinen Back Training after...

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October 29, 2014 – In September, Finland’s Aino-Kaisa Saarinen fell during the training camp in Ramsau and broke a bone in her foot. Now, a few weeks later, Saarinen got good news from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 28: Interview with Canada’s Heidi Widmer at...

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October 28, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Following the 10/15km FR races on day 2 of the WinSport Frozen Thunder competitions in Canmore, SkiTrax caught up with rising Canadian star, Heidi Widmer, who made … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 28: Job Opportunity – General Manager, Biathlon...

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October 28, 2014 (Canmore, AB/Ottawa, ON) – Biathlon Canada, the National Sport Organization for biathlon in Canada, is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to fill the position of General Manager for its … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 28: Masters Camps at Craftsbury Outdoor Center...

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October 28, 2014 – (Craftsbury Common, Vermont) – Masters skiers: are you looking for a tune-up this season before the snow really flies? Is there something about your technique or training that you … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 27: Devon Kershaw and Rosanna Crawford Win...

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October 27, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Devon Kershaw (Can) NST-Onaping Falls claimed the top spot on the podium for a great start to his season winning the men’s 15km FR Frozen Thunder race … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 27: ONE WAY Becomes Exclusive Textile Partner...

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October 27, 2014 – Russian WorldTour Team Katusha is proud to announce its partnership with the Finnish Nordic sports brand ONE WAY. Katusha’s clothing partner for 2015 and 2016 has a distribution in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 26: 5th Annual Rampa con i Campioni...

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October 26, 2014 – Already for the fifth time amateur cross-country skiers will have a unique chance to live the emotional Final Climb of Tour de Ski in front of more than 20.000 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 26: Gatineau Loppet 2015 – Early Bird...

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October 26, 2014 (Gatineau, QC) – You have until October 31to save up to 40% on registration fees for the Gatineau Loppet (best price of the 2015 edition!). Make a group registration and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 25: Interviews with Devon Kershaw and Liz...

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October 25, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – SkiTrax caught up with Canada’s Devon Kershaw (NST/Onaping Falls) who won the B-Final at Frozen Thunder, and the USA’s Liz Stephen (U.S. Ski Team – Burke Mt Academy) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 24: WinSport Frozen Thunder Classic Sprint Final...

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October 24, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Ida Sargent (USA) U.S. Ski Team – CGRP and Dakota Blackhorse-von Jess (USA) Bend Endurance Academy topped the qualifications at the 1.6km WinSport Frozen Thunder Classic Sprint qualifications … READ MORE → 0 comments

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