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Mar 26: Interviews w/Kikkan Randall and Reese Hanneman...

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March 26, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Kikkan Randall and Reese Hanneman talk about Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center winning the mixed-gender, mixed-technique relay event at Tuesday’s U.S. National Championships at Kincaid Park … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 26: Dream Like An Olympian – Chandra...

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March 26, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Olympic Sprint gold medalist, Chandra Crawford, spoke at the recent TEDx Talks in Canmore about learning to dream big. Crawford takes viewers to their deepest inner inspiration, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 26: David Carter of Carter’s Cross Country...

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March 26, 2014 (Bethel, Maine) – David Carter, 65, of Bethel, Maine passed away peacefully on March 2, 2014 from cancer with his wife and family by his side.
David and his wife, Anne … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 25: APU-1 Triumphs with Stellar Mixed Relay...

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March 25, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Alaska Pacific University (APU) dominated the inaugural 4 x 5km Mixed Relay on first day of racing at the 2014 U.S. National Championships establishing itself as the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 25: Interviews w/Andy Newell and Kikkan Randall...

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March 25, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – SkiTrax caught up with Vermont’s Andy Newell (Stratton) and Alaska’s Kikkan Randall (APU) after their SuperTour Finals 1.4km classic sprint races at Kincaid Park in Fairbanks, Alaska … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 24: Nordic Diaries – Birkebeinerrennet Cancelled and...

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March 24, 2014 (Lillehammer, Norway) – As previously reported, bad weather caused officials to cancel the 2014 Norwegian Birkenbeiner (Birkebeinerrennet), a 54km Worldloppet event scheduled for Saturday, March 15 from Rena to Lillehammer. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 24: Fast and Female Presents Olympic Celebration...

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March 24, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Join us for an afternoon of athletic inspiration for girls 9-19 with a motivational talk and ski on the on the World Cup track with Chandra Crawford … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 24: Randall Tops Star-Studded Field in Women’s...

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March 23, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – A star-studded final in the SuperTour Final women’s 1.4-kilometer Classic Sprint was made to order for Alaska fans, as their favourite queen, Kikkan Randall (APU), once again proved to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 24: Hanneman Takes Men’s Sprint CL Win...

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March 23, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – APU’s Reese Hanneman took home the men’s 1.4km CL Sprint victory and series title at the SuperTour Finals as a protest saw the initial winner, veteran Andy Newell (Stratton), relegated … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 23: USA’s Burke Strong 9th in IBU...

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March 23, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – The USA’s Tim Burke finished his season on a high note with a strong 9th place in the men’s 15km Mass Start with one penalty at 58.4s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Canada’s Rosanna Crawford Scores Career-best 8th...

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March 23, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) - Canada’s Rosanna Crawford, 25, nailed the performance of her life with a career-best, first-ever top-10 in the IBU women’s 12.5km mass start race, the final World Cup of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Interviews w/Randall, Hoffman and Race Director...

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March 23, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – SkiTrax caught up with yesterday’s SuperTour winners Kikkan Randall and Noah Hoffman at Kinkaid Park in Anchorage for their take on their respective victories and finally being … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Superstar Randall Tops Field in Women’s...

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March 22, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Skiing on home turf is always rewarding but when you’ve been on the road for five months like US star Kikkan Randall, there’s a special feeling of racing in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Olympian Hoffman Takes Men’s 15km FR...

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March 22, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) — Skiing far from home on foreign snow is nothing new to Olympian Noah Hoffman who topped the men’s field today at the SuperTour Finals in Kincaid Park, in Anchorage, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Ivan Babikov and Amanda Ammar Win...

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March 22, 2014 (Corner Brook, Newfoundland) – Saturday was the final day of racing at the 2014 Haywood Ski Nationals, the long distance, mass start classic races. The organization had been excellent, the weather a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: USA’s Dunklee 6th in Women’s 10km...

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March 22, 2104 (Oslo, Norway) – American Susan Dunklee had a good day at the office as she placed 6th in the women’s 10km pursuit in Oslo with two penalties at 1:03.4 behind winner Anastasiya … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: Austria’s Simon Elder Takes Surprise Victory...

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March 22, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – Clean shooting delivered a long-awaited victory to Simon Elder (AUT) as he won the men’s 12.5km pursuit in Oslo with 12.7s margin over Alexander Loginov (RUS) in second with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 22: Twitter Round-up Pre-US Nationals & Supertour...

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March 22, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Check out the latest tweets from Sophie Caldwell, Noah Hoffman, Sadie Bjornsen, Alex Harvey, Andy Newell, Holly Brooks, Dasha Gaiazova, Alaska Olympians, and Simi Hamilton just prior to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 22: VOTE NOW – US Olympic Team...

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March 22, 2014 (Park City, Utah) – Women’s ski jumping will be highlighted in the third annual Governor’s State of Sport Awards on April 22, hosted by the Utah Sports Commission and presented … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: 2014 U.S. National Championships and Supertour...

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March 21, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – One of the nation’s largest cross-country ski racing events comes to Anchorage this weekend as the 2014 U.S. National Championships and Supertour Finals. Competition runs March 22-28, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: Haywood XC Nationals 2014 Days 4...

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March 20, 2014 (Corner Brook, Newfoundland) – Race Day 5 at the Haywood Ski Nationals was overcast and just below zero, another great day for skiing. The weekend could be another story with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: Petter Northug is Now Racing on...

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March 20, 2014 – A few observant people already noticed it during the current season and now it is official…Petter Northug (NOR) is racing not only with Fischer skis, he now uses boots … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: Craftsbury Celebrates Great Spring Skiing With...

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March 20, 2014 (Craftsbury Common, Vermont) – It’s been a great season so far at Craftsbury – but why let the fun stop now? March brings some of the best conditions of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 20: USA’s Susan Dunklee Takes Brilliant Bronze...

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March 20, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – US Biathlon’s Susan Dunklee from Barton, VT, took home her career-first podium with a brilliant bronze medal performance in the women’s 7.5km sprint in Oslo today with clean … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: APU Olympians Welcome Home Party THIS...

March 19, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Please join us on Thursday, March 20th from 6-8:00p.m. at the APU Grant Hall ConocoPhillips Gallery to help give our four 2014 Olympians and Coach Erik Flora a very … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation – Position...

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March 19, 2014 -  The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is now accepting applications for position of Race Operations Event Operations / Race Director – applications are due by May 1.
Our long-time Race Operations … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: Haywood XC Nationals 2014 Day 3...

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March 18, 2014 (Corner Brook, Newfoundland) – Race Day 3 at the Haywood Ski Nationals had tamer weather than the previous day, with -7 deg. C temperatures and a wind that the race … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: Holly Brooks Wins the 14th Annual...

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March 18, 2014 (Alaska) – The Oosik Classic is an Alaskan favorite drawing nearly 750 people from all over the state. The race itself draws accomplished racers and recreationalists who ski the 25k … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: Professional Skiers...

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March 18, 2014 – With every Olympic cycle that passes, a new generation of athletes step into the process of achieving their full potential. With one Olympic cycle ending and a new one … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: SkiTrax 2014 Fantasy Contest Winners and...

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March 18, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – We apologize for the delay and are thrilled to announce the winners and final overall standings of the SkiTrax 2014 Fantasy Contest after the final 50km FR race … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: Haywood XC Nationals 2014 Day 2...

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March 18, 2014 (Corner Brook, Newfoundland) – Race Day 2 at the Haywood Ski Nationals included a wide and wild variety of weather, pretty much any type of winter weather you could imagine … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: WinSport Launches Junior Ski Team Program...

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March 17, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – We are very pleased to announce the details of the WinSport Junior Ski Team for 2014-15. We hope that it will help retain junior skiers after they … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: Canada’s Harvey Scores Mini Tour Silver...

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March 17, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – Canada’s Alex Harvey capped the best season of his career with two more podiums as he finished second in the Falun mini tour and third overall in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: Johaug Unstoppable in Falun Pursuit Claims...

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March 16, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – There was no stopping Norway’s Therese Johaug on her mission to win the Falun mini-tour and take home her first overall World Cup title. The dynamic skier put the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Interview with USA’s Lowell Bailey on...

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March 16, 2014 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – Following US Biathlon’s Lowell Bailey superb day in the men’s 10km sprint at Kontiolahti, Finland on Saturday, March 15 where he secured his career-first IBU World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Canada’s Smith 10th in Men’s Pursuit...

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March 16, 2014  (Kontiolahti, Finland) – Despite windy conditions Canada’s Nathan Smith backed up his career-best 8th in yesterday’s sprint with a solid 10th place finish and five penalties in the men’s 12.5km World Cup pursuit … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: USA’s Dunklee 7th in IBU Pursuit...

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March 16, 2014  (Kontiolahti, Finland) – The USA’s Susan Dunklee battled windy conditions on the range to finish 7th in today’s 10km pursuit with seven penalties at 3:01.4 behind winner Kaisa Makarainen (FIN) with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Canada’s McKeever and Klebl Score Gold...

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March 16, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Canada’s Brian McKeever, with guide Erik Carleton, raced to his third Paralympic title at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on Sunday (16 March), winning the men’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Haywood XC Nationals 2014 Day 1...

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March 16, 2014 (Corner Brook, Newfoundland) – Race Day 1 at the Haywood Ski Nationals got underway on Saturday (Mar. 15) with Team Sprints at the Blow Me Down ski trails in Corner … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Like Father Like Son Canada’s Harvey...

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March 15, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – In a stunning display of skiing prowess Canada’s Alex Harvey demonstrated that he can ski with the best in the world and defeat them as well claiming … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Johaug Storms Women’s 15km Skiathlon in...

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March 15, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – The battle for the women’s overall World Cup title heated up today in Falun as fiesty Therese Johaug of Norway threw down the gauntlet at the 5km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: USA’s Bailey Scores Career-first IBU World...

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March 15, 2014 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – The USA’s Lowell Bailey posted the first IBU World Cup podium of his career with superb clean shooting to take home the bronze in the men’s 10km sprint … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: USA’s Dunklee Strong 8th as Makarainen...

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March 15, 2014 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – American Susan Dunklee posted a strong eighth-place finish in today’s 7.5km sprint in Kontiolahti with one penalty at 35.7 seconds behind winner and local hero, Kaisa Makarainen, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Canada 4th and USA 6th as...

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March 15, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Brian McKeever and Chris Klebl formed a one-two Canadian punch to finish fourth in the open 4×2.5km  relay on Saturday at the first-ever relays at the Paralympic Winter … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Sweden Sweeps Men’s 1.5km CL Sprint...

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March 15, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – A thrilling final saw three top Swedish sprinters explode in mad dash to the finish in the men’s 1.5km Sprint CL on home turf on day one … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Norway’s Renowned Birkebeinerrennet Cancelled Due to...

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March 15, 2014 (Norway) – The 2014 Birkebeinerrennet has been cancelled due to high winds and storm force winds in the mountains according to notice on the event web site. “We apologize strongly but … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: Sprint Cup Globe Hat-trick Winner Randall...

Kikkan Randall (USA) with teammates celebrate her 3rd Sprint Cup globe [P] Nordic Focus

March 14, 2013 (Falun, Sweden) – It was a day of showmanship in the women’s 1.2km Sprint CL in Falun as Kikkan Randall and Sophie Caldwell made the final for an American first – in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: USA’s Andy Soule Just Off Podium...

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March 14, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Andy Soule, an Army veteran, just narrowly missed out on a medal once again, finishing fourth with a time of 44:52.6 in the men’s 15km sitting race. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: Johannes Boe Takes Kontiolahti IBU 10km...

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March 14, 2014 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – Clean shooting paved the way for Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe to take home the victory in the men’s 10km sprint yesterday in Kontiolahti, Finland at round 8 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: Canada’s Rosanna Crawford 13th in Women’s...

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March 14, 2014 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford lead the North Americans in the women’s 7.5km sprint at the penultimate round of the IBU World Cup in Kontiolahti, Finland on March 13 … READ MORE → 0 comments

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