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Oct 03: Bend Endurance Academy 2015 Nordic Programs...

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October 03, 2014 (Bend, OR) – Bend Endurance Academy’s (BEA) Nordic ski programs are open for enrollment for the 2015 winter season.  Entering their seventh winter the BEA Nordic programs continue to offer … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 02: Job Opportunities – Nickel Plate...

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October 02, 2014 (Penticton, BC) - Nickel Plate Cross Country Ski Club is hiring a Full Time General Manager and a Full Time Groomer, with a start date of Nov. 1, 2014. Please see … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 02: FIS XC...

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October 02, 2014 – During the year, many Cross-Country skiers have changed their marital status or became parents. FIS Cross-Country News brings you a short overview. Devon Kershaw and his then girlfriend Kristin … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 02: FIS Introduces Helvetia U23 Ranking for...

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October 02, 2014 – In close cooperation between FIS, FIS Marketing AG and Helvetia, a new promotion concept for young skiers has been introduced. To increase awareness of U23 skiers, the Helvetia U23 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 01: Madshus empower™ US Dealer Tour Kicks...

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October 01, 2014 (Seattle, Wash.) – Madshus, one of the world’s leading performance Nordic ski companies, will kick off a three-stop dealer tour to announce the launch of its new Madshus empower™ program … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 01: Tweet Roundup – NA Nordic Athletes...

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October 01, 2014 – Keep current with your favourite North American Nordic athletes and their antics as they get excited to kick off the 2014/15 season. They’re all training hard, but still fitting … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 01: NNF’s Drive for 25 Begins Today...

October 01, 2014 – The Drive for 25 Begins Today. The Drive for 25 is our skiing nation supporting itself. D25 is the largest grassroots fundraising effort for ski sport in the US. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 30: September Blog Roundup w/Hamilton, Hoffman, Diggins,...

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September 30, 2014 – As we wrap up September, let’s check in with some of North America’s top Nordic ski racers getting primed to blast out of the gate for the launch of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 30: Fischer Sports Celebrates 90th...

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September 30, 2014 (Ried im Innkreis, Austria) – Fischer Sports celebrated its 90th anniversary at the Ried Exhibition Centre on Friday, September 26. Besides the owners, the supervisory board and all members of … READ MORE → 1 comment

Sep 29: WADA Introduces ALPHA – A New...

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September 29, 2014 – Until recently, elite athlete anti-doping education centered on event-driven outreach programs providing “just-in-time” knowledge, yet research and maturity acquired in anti-doping now show that information alone will not prevent … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 28: USA’s Sarah Hendrickson Secures Two Podium...

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September 28, 2014 (Trondheim, Norway) – In her first event since the Sochi Olympics, Sarah Hendrickson, 20, secured second place finishes at the Continental Cup in Trondheim, Norway on both Saturday, September 27 and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 28: Swix Uses Exhaustive Testing to Develop...

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September 28, 2014 (Haverhill, MA) – Swix Sport recently announced the US launch of Cera NovaX, a comprehensive update to the world’s best-selling wax system, the Swix Cera Nova line. The redesigned system … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 28: NCCP Community Coach AWAD MODULE –...

September 28, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Training for coaches of athletes with a physical disability at the Community Coach level. The NCCP CC AWAD Module is comprised of five hours total of classroom … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 27: Polar Unveils New M400 w/GPS and...

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September 27, 2014 (Finland) – Polar, the leading pioneer of heart rate monitoring and wearable sports devices, announced on Thursday, 25th September  the release of its latest GPS product. The new Polar M400, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 27: Inside Track Program – Roll With...

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September 27, 2014 – All donors who join before midnight on November 15th, 2014 will have their names included on the wrap for Team Canada’s wax truck rolling across Europe during the 2014-15 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 26: FIS Rollerski World Cup Finale Crowns...

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September 26, 2014 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – Last weekend the FIS Rollerski World Cup came closed in Val di Fiemme (ITA). The Team Sprint events on Sunday brought the curtains down on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 26: Olympians from APU Nordic Ski Center...

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September 26, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) - On September 28th, three Olympians from the Alaska Pacific University (APU) Nordic Ski Center, Sadie Bjornsen, Holly Brooks and Kikkan Randall, will join other elite female athletes … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 25: Yellowstone Ski Festival Statement on Rumors...

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September 25, 2014 (West Yellowstone, MO) – It has come to our attention that there are many rumors circulating about a “coaching fee” that will be required for the 2014 and future Yellowstone … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 25: 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships...

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September 25, 2014 – Organizers of the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships in Cable, Wisconsin, USA, from January 22- February 1, launched their sponsorship program on Friday September 19th aimed at recruiting … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 24: Falun 2015 Update – New Funicular...

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September 24, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – With Falun, Sweden gearing up for the FIS final inspection from October 13-14, the host of the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships recently finalized a major … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 23: National Nordic Foundation Launches 2014 D25...

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September 23, 2014 – We’ve gathered the nordic community under our banner and rallied a better future for skiiing. The result of our efforts last year were more athletes competing at higher levels, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 23: Job Opportunities – 2015 Junior/U23 World...

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September 23, 2014 – The U.S. Ski Team and the National Nordic Foundation have several positions open for two upcoming events – the 2015 Junior/U23 World Championships in in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 22: Olympian Madeleine Williams Takes Over Lead...

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September 22, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Olympian Madeleine Williams will take over chair responsibilities for Cross-Country Ski de fond Canada’s Women’s Committee – a group of high-profiled professionals who are focused on shaping … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 21: Finland’s Aino-Kaisa Saarinen...

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September 21, 2014 – Finnish cross-country skier Aino-Kaisa Saarinen fell in Ramsau, Austria on her way to the hotel from a training session and broke a bone in her foot. More details on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 21: Job Opportunity – Marketing and Events...

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September 21, 2014 – The Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba is seeking a Marketing & Events Manager who is responsible for the development and delivery of an overall communications and marketing strategy for the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 20: Canadian Paralympic Committee 2014 Sport Awards...

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September 20, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – Athletes in para-alpine skiing, para-Nordic skiing and wheelchair curling took centre stage on Sept. 19 as stars of the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team and the broader … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 19: Canadian Team Gears up in Gällivare...

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September 19, 2014 (Gällivare, Sweden) – Canada’s national cross-country skiing team is coming to Gällivare for performance fine-tuning, in the lead up to the upcoming 2014–2015 World Cup season! The squad includes World … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 19: WADA Publishes First Ever Athlete Reference...

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September 19, 2014 (Montreal, QC) – WADA is pleased to announce the publication of the Athlete Reference Guide to the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code. The guide, which will act as a crucial point … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 18: FIS Cross-Country Talk Interview w/Devon...

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September 18, 2014 – It’s probably a safe bet to say that Devon Kershaw’s World Cup season and Sochi Olympics last winter didn’t go as he had hoped. He did, however, record a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 18: NENSA 2014-15 Masters Racing Calendar, Zak...

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September 18, 2014 – The 2014-15 season offers a great slate of races combining to fill the calendar with a challenging and fun series of events contested across New England. NENSA is excited … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 18: FIS Development Programme Nordic Summer Training...

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September 18, 2014 (Val di Fiemme) – The second edition of the FIS Development Programme Nordic Summer Training Camp in Val di Fiemme (ITA) recently concluded with athletes from 16 different nations taking … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 18: Job Opportunity – Gunstock Nordic...

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September 18, 2014 (Gilford, NH) – Gunstock Mountain Resort is looking for a dynamic leader with a passion for snowsports to manage our Nordic Center. The Nordic Center Manager is responsible for the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: Wonder If YOU Could Be An...

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September 17, 2014 (Whistler, BC) – Ever wonder If YOU could be an Olympian or Paralympian? CSI Pacific is hosting PODIUM SEARCH on Sept. 20 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm in Whistler … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: CPC to Unveil Paralympic FUNdamentals Physical...

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September 17, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is announcing the public availability of a revolutionary new physical literacy program known as the Canadian Paralympic FUNdamentals Physical Literacy Resource:
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Sep 17: Suncor Increases Funding for ‘Fuelling Athletes...

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September 17, 2014 (Calgary, Alberta) – Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy business, today announced the 2014 Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence (FACE) recipients along with a major increase in funding for the program. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: Leif Lennie Appointed as Big Thunder...

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September 17, 2014 (Thunder Bay, Ontario) – Big Thunder Nordic Ski Club’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Leif Lennie to the position of Head Coach. In the past … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 16: CXC Coaches Conference 2014 – Oct....

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September 16, 2014 (Cable, WI) – This year’s CXC Coaches Conference will again be focused on CXC/USSA Level 100 Coaches Certification, introduce CXC/USSA Level 200 Coaches Certification and specific hands-on session for Adaptive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 15: Fundraising Evening Benefiting the Pierre Harvey...

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September 15, 2014 (Quebec City, Quebec) – A fundraising evening benefiting the Pierre Harvey National Centre will be held on October 16, starting at 5:00 pm. The event will include a silent auction, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 14: Brittany Webster’s Pursu.it...

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September 14, 2014 – Brittany Webster, a 2-time Olympian and 2013 World Championship Team member, just recently launched a fundraising campaign with a goal of raising $19,000 for her 2015 World Cup Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 14: Job Opportunities – Four Openings at...

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September 13, 2014 (Peterborough County, Ontario) – The Kawartha Nordic Ski Club (KNSC) is a Nordic ski area located in North Kawartha township, Peterborough County, Ontario. Founded in 1976, Kawartha Nordic offers over 40 kilometres … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 12: Did Northug Receive Special Treatment from...

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September 12, 2014 (Trondheim, Norway) – Disgraced Norwegian ski star Petter Northug may have received special treatment from police earlier this year reports News in English, Norway. This information is also included in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 12: Inaugural FIS Coaching Seminar for Females...

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September 12, 2014 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – The first ever FIS Coaching seminar for females on the initiative of the FIS Cross-Country Sub-Committee for ladies was a great success. From 5th-7th September, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 12: Preparations for 2015 FIS Tour de...

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September 12, 2014 – Last week, the main team involved with the FIS Tour de Ski preparations visited the four Tour host venues of Oberstdorf (GER), Val Müstair (SUI), Toblach and Val di … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: Inspiring Documentary Following Athlete’s Roller-Ski from...

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September 11, 2014 (Inuvik, NWT) – An epic journey will begin in Inuvik on September 14, when the seven-time USA champion in biathlon, Raymond Dombrovsky, will embark on a month-long 4,200 mile trip … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: Job Opportunity – Groomer Operators, Whistler...

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September 11, 2014 (Whistler, BC) – The Groomer Operators at Whistler Olympic Park ensure that every visitor to one of North America’s preeminent Cross Country Ski facilities has a chance to ski like … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: Gunnar Bjertnaes Awarded The King’s Medal...

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September 11, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – Gunnar Bjertnaes, Chief of Technology at Madshus, was awarded the King’s Medal of Merit (Kongens Fortjenestemedalje) and Diploma of Loyal Service Achievement as well as an invitation to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: SIA Releases 2014 Snow Sports Market...

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September 10, 2014 (Washington, DC) – SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s member-owned trade association, released the 2014 Snow Sports Market Intelligence Report today, covering the ups and downs of the 2013/2014 season. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 09: Canmore Receives First Snow –...

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September 09, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Check out the latest pics of the first snowfall taken yesterday in Canmore courtesy of Dave Rees, former president of Cross Country Canada, who writes… “A day … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 08: Speed Camp USSA Lake Placid 2014...

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September 08, 2014 (Lake Placid, New York) – Speed Camp LP was a lot of fun and it was great to be able to connect with the skiing community here in the Lake … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 07: Mackenzie Investments Signs 4-Year Sponsorship with...

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September 07, 2014 – From steep downhill runs to deep halfpipes, soaring jumps to grueling trails, starting this winter, Mackenzie Investments will fuel the passion of winter athletes across Canada with a new, … READ MORE → 0 comments

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