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Feb 03: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18...

1st Prize – Yoko YXR Racing Skate skis, 9100 Poles and Bindings

February 03, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – We’re sorry for the delay and pleased to present the standings for the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest following Seefeld, Austria, where the USA’s Sophie Caldwell … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 02: USA’s Ben Saxton and Becca Rorabaugh...

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February 02, 2018 (Cantley, QC) – The Haywood Noram Eastern Canadian Championships and SuperTour race got underway today at Nakkertok, with chilly -15 degree temperatures but lots of sun.
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Feb 02: 2018 FIS U23 Nordic World Ski...

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February 02, 2018 (Goms, SUI) – American Ian Torchia led the North Americans finishing 27th in the U23 Men’s 30km Skiathlon 15/15km C/F as Russia’s Denis Spitsov claimed the gold over Frenchman Jules … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 01: CAS Overturns IOC Sanctions vs 28...

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February 01, 2018 (Switzerland) – In a stunning reversal the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned the International Olympic Committee (IOC) sanctions against 28 Russian athletes on Feb. 1 while upholding the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 01: Record BRONZE for USA’s Swirbul in...

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February 01, 2018 (Goms, SUI) – American Hailey Swirbul (APU) is on roll earning her third career Junior Nordic Worlds medal, the most of any US Nordic skier, as she claimed the bronze … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 01: 2018 U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing Team...

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February 01, 2018 (Colorado Springs, Colorado) – U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced today the 13 athletes and two guides named to the 2018 U.S. Paralympic Nordic Skiing Team. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 31: 2018 FIS U23 Nordic World Ski...

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January 31, 2018 (Goms, SUI) – Canada’s Katherine Stewart-Jones was the top North American in 29th in the U23 Women’s 10km CL on Sunday with American Lydia Blanchette in 30th as Russia’s Yana Kirpichenko … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 31: SkiTrax Roundtable #2 – Guess Who...

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January 31, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – We caught up with the SkiTrax Roundtable crew including Alex Harvey, Kikkan Randall, Devon Kershaw, Andy Newell and Sadie Bjornsen for round two… What’s the craziest / funniest thing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 31: Eastern Canadian Championships – Largest Olympic-Style...

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January 31, 2018 (Gatineau, QC) – The Haywood NorAm, Eastern Canadian Championships, will be held from Feb. 2-4 at the Nakkertok Nordic Centre, 900 Ave Gatineau, Gatineau Quebec. Fri. 9:00-3:30; Sat. 9:00-1:30; Sun. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 31: 10 Days to PyeongChang – Can...

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January 31, 2018 – The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are just 10 days away! APU will have 10 athletes competing at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games (9 for the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 31: Diggins Blog – Brave...

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January 31, 2018 – “I write down my goals so that when I get them, I’ll know I was brave enough to want them.” -Alexi Pappas. It can be incredibly hard, goal setting. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 30: USA’s Swirbul Claims Record SILVER in...

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January 30, 2018 (Goms, SUI) – American Hailey Swirbul delivered a stellar SILVER performance in the women’s 5km FR today in Switzerland, the best-ever US xc ski result at the FIS Nordic Junior … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 30: USA’s Loomis Third in Nordic Combined...

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January 30, 2018 (Park City, Utah) – USA Nordic athlete Ben Loomis (Eau Claire, WI) climbed the podium today, finishing 3rd in the 10 kilometer individual event at the FIS Junior World Championships. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 29: 2018 FIS U23 Nordic World Ski...

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January 29, 2018 (Goms, SUI) – Canada’s Laura Leclair raced to 15th in the U23 Women’s Sprint FR on Sunday with teammate Maya MacIssac-Jones in 18th as Norway’s Tiril Udnes Weng took the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 29: USA’s Halverson 8th & Canada’s Ritchie...

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January 29, 2018 (Goms, SUI) – Hannah Halverson (USA) APU led the North American charge finishing strong in 8th in the Junior Women’s  Sprint FR as the FIS Nordic Junior/U23 World Championships got … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 29: Canadian Olympic Cross-country Skiing Team Announced...

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January 29, 2018 (Canmore, AB) — Canada will field a cross-country skiing team mixed with loads of international experience along with youthful energy and drive for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
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Jan 29: Supercamp at Sovereign Lake & SilverStar...

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January 29, 2018 (Sovereign Lake, BC) – The season is not over yet. In fact at Sovereign Lake and SilverStar there is a base of over 200cm, the skiing is amazing and the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 28: USA’s Diggins Takes Impressive Victory in...

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January 28, 2018 (Seefeld, Austria) – The USA’s Jessica Diggins was on a mission and delivered in spades as took home her first victory this season claiming the women’s 10 km FR mass … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 28: Canada’s Harvey 2nd in Men’s 15K...

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January 28, 2018 (Seefeld, Austria) – Canada’s Alex Harvey captured his third podium of the season finishing 2nd behind Switzerland’s Dario Colgona in the Men’s 15km FR mass start with Norway’s Martin Johnsrud … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 28: Relay Bronze for USA’s Dunklee and...

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January 28, 2018 (Ridnaun-Val Ridanna, Italy) – The USA’s Susan Dunklee and Lowell Bailey capture the bronze medal on Sunday in the single mixed relay at the IBU Open European Championships in Italy with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 27: Canada’s Harvey 8th & USA’s Hamilton...

Alex Harvey (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus

January 27, 2018 (Seefeld, Austria) – Canada’s Alex Harvey battled to 8th in the men’s 1.1km Freestyle sprint as Norway’s Johannes Klaebo topped the podium again with Lucas Chanavat, of France in second … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 27: USA’s Caldwell Wins Women’s Sprint FR...

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January 27, 2018 (Seefeld, Austria) – The USA’s Sophie Caldwell took home a special victory in the women’s 1.1km Freestyle sprint event with Laurien van der Graaf (Sui) joining her on the top … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 27: Canadians Ski to Gold and Bronze...

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January 27, 2018 (Obberied, Germany) – Canada’s Para-Nordic athletes added another gold and bronze to their bag of medals at the IPC World Cup in Obberied, Germany on Tuesday in sprint racing.

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Jan 26: U.S. Olympic Cross Country Skiing Team...

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January 26, 2018 – U.S. Ski & Snowboard Friday (January 26) announced its selections for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Cross Country Skiing Team that will compete at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 25: U.S. Olympic Nordic Combined Team...

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January 25, 2018 – Olympic Trials winner Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) will lead a team of five nordic combined skiers in PyeongChang. U.S. Ski & Snowboard today (Jan. 25) announced its selections … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 24: Russians Sergey Ustiugov and Anton Shipulin...

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January 24, 2018 – With only two weeks until the Games, top Russian athletes, xc skier Sergey Ustiugov and biathlete Anton Shipulin have been banned from the PyeongChang Olympic Games reports Inside the … READ MORE →2 comments

Jan 23: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18...

1st Prize – Yoko YXR Racing Skate skis, 9100 Poles and Bindings

January 23, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings for the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest following Planica, Germany, where the USA’s Jessie Diggins powered to a fab 4th-place … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 22: Ontario and Alberta Race to Haywood...

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January 22, 2018 (Red Deer, AB) – After 2 days of intense, individual start racing at the Haywood NorAm Western Canadian Championships, visiting Team BC had taken a slim 130 point lead 3337 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 22: France’s Aurelie Dabudyk and Adrien Mougel...

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January 22, 2018 (Austria) – For the 44th time now hundrets of skiers enjoyed the great winterlandscape of the Dolomitenlauf, the Austrian Worldloppet race and opening stage of the FIS Worldloppet Cup 2018. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 22: Andy Shields and Annika Hicks Win...

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January 22, 2018 (Red Deer, AB) – A chilly start to the day in Red Deer, but the temperatures climbed to close to zero, as racing action unfolded with classic mass starts. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 21: Poltoranin Claims Record World Cup Win...

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January 21, 2018 (Planica, Slovenia) – Kazakhstan’s Alexey Poltoranin was unstoppable in the men’s 15 km classic taking the win over Norway’s Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo in second at 13.2 second back. Sweden’s Calle … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 21: Diggins 10th in 10K CL at...

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January 21, 2018 (Planica, Slovenia) – The USA’s Jessie Diggins finished 10th while teammate Caitlin Patterson was a strong 20th as  Finland’s Krista Parmakoski took home her first World Cup win with a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 21: Burke 22nd in Men’s 15km Mass...

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January 21, 2018 (Antholz, Italy) – Snowy conditions saw the USA’s Tim Burke finish 22nd in the men’s 15km Mass Start with four penalties at 1:43.8 behind winner Martin Fourcade who had two … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 20: Cassius Klaebo Dominates Men’s 1.6km CL...

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January 20, 2018 (Planica, Slovenia) – Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo (NOR) was unstoppable on his way to victory in the men’s 1.6km CL Sprint in Planica with teammate Emil Iverson in second followed by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 20: USA’s Diggins Fab 4th in Women’s...

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January 20, 2018 (Planica, Slovenia) – The USA’s Jessie Diggins powered to a fab 4th-place finish in the women’s Sprint CL in Planica, Slovenia as Sweden’s Stina Nilsson took the win over Norway’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 20: JT Boe and Dahlmeier Win IBU...

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January 20, 2018 (Antholz, Italy) – Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe shot clean and delivered a perfect race in the men’s 12.5km Pursuit in a wire-to-wire win. Boe was just over a minute ahead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 20: Canada’s McKeever Wins Gold, Arendz Silver...

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January 20, 2018 (Obberied, Germany) – Canada’s Para-Nordic athletes won a complete set of medals against a deep international field at the IPC World Cup cross-country skiing middle distance race in Obberied, Germany … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 20: Kevin Bickner 24th in Flying Hill...

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January 20, 2018 (Oberstdorf, Germany) – USA Nordic athlete Kevin Bickner (Wauconda, IL) tied his best result of the season so far, finishing 24th in the Flying Hill Individual on Jan. 19 at the 2018 Ski Flying World … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 19: Cockney and Bouffard-Nesbitt Win Haywood NorAm...

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January 19, 2018 (Red Deer, Alberta) – It was a warm pleasant day at the Riverbend Recreation Area in Red Deer, as the athletes started qualifying for the skate Sprint event, at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 19: Norway’s JT Boe Takes Men’s 10K...

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January 19, 2018 (Antholz, Italy) – The USA’s Lowell Bailey led the North Americans in the men’s 10km Sprint finishing 41st with one missed target as Johannes Thingnes Boe (NOR) claimed the top … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 18: Norway’s Eckhoff Wins IBU WCup Women’s...

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January 18, 2018 (Antholz-Anterselva, Italy) – The USA’s Susan Dunklee was the top North American in the women’s 7.5km Sprint finishing 35th with two penalties as Norway’s Tiril Eckhoff turned in a clean-shooting … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 18: USSA Announces Teams for Junior /...

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January 18, 2018 (Switzerland) – U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named a team of 36 athletes to its squad that will compete in the International Ski Federation’s (FIS) Junior Nordic World Ski Championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 18: USA Nordic Ski Teams Announce Partnership...

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January 18, 2018 (Park City, Utah) — Sports audio and technology pioneer, Jaybird announced today a partnership with USA Nordic, the national leadership organization of ski jumping and Nordic combined in the United … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 18: Hardwood Ski and Bike Announces Plan...

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January 18, 2018 (Oro-Medonte, ON) – We would like to let you know that we will begin issuing refunds beginning this Saturday, January 20th due to the recent fire. We have set up … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 17: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18...

1st Prize – Yoko YXR Racing Skate skis, 9100 Poles and Bindings

January 17, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings for the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest following Dresden, Germany, where the USA’s Sophie Caldwell claimed 3rd in the individual … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 17: Biathlon Canada Announces 2018 Olympic...

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January 17, 2018 – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Biathlon Canada officially announced the ten athletes and two coaches nominated to represent Team Canada in biathlon at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 17: U.S. Biathlon Adds Two Athletes to...

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January 17, 2018 (New Gloucester, Maine) – The U.S. Biathlon International Competition Committee is pleased to announce the final selection for the upcoming IBU Open European Championship team. Jake Brown (St. Paul, Minn.) and Max … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 16: Rossignol Acquires Dale of Norway and...

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January 16, 2018 (France) – Rossignol Group (“Rossignol”), one of the world’s leading winter sports groups, majority owned by the Nordic focused Private Equity Company Altor, has entered into a binding agreement to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 16: CCC Women’s Committee Announces Junior Women’s...

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January 16, 2018 – The Cross Country Canada Women’s Committee is committed to supporting Junior Women undertaking full time study and competing at National Level. The committee recognizes that the financial challenges associated … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 15: Fletcher 19th at Nordic Combined World...

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January 15, 2018 (Val di Fiemme, Italy) – A strong race from USA Nordic athlete Bryan Fletcher carried the veteran skier into the top 20 on Sunday at the Nordic Combined World Cup in Val … READ MORE → 0 comments