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Mar 12: Dario Cologna to Miss World Cup...

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March 12, 2014 – Dario Cologna who injured his ankle in late November and had surgery to repair the damage felt pain again in the same ankle during last Saturday’s 50km CL Holmenkollen … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Canada’s Arendz Claims Historic Biathlon Bronze...

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March 12, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Canada’s Mark Arendz battled through brutal race conditions to win the bronze medal in the men’s 12.5-kilometre standing category on Day Four at the Paralympic Winter Games … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Craft Signs XC Norwegian Superstar Marit...

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March 11, 2014 – The world’s best cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen has signed a 4-year contract with the Swedish functional sportswear brand Craft. The freshly signed contract means that the Norwegian superstar will … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 11: Norwegian Star Northug OUT of FIS...

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March 11, 2014 – Star Norwegian cross-country skier, Petter Northug, has decided to end his season early and will not be going to the FIS XC World Cup finals in Falun, Sweden from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: The Way I See It –...

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March 11, 2014 – These Are For NENSA – In the marathon series some things for you guys to talk about come this spring when you have your meetings to make plans for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Interviews with Kikkan Randall and Sadie...

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March 10, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – We caught up with the USA’s Kikkan Randall and Sadie Bjornsen after the historic 30km CL at the Holmenkollen in Oslo for their take on the race … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Canada’s McKeever Wins 8th Paralympic Gold...

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March 10, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Brian McKeever won Canada’s first gold at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and his eighth career Paralympic title on Monday (March 10), finishing first in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: USA’s Masters Wins Silver in Women’s...

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March 10, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Oksana Masters won the USA’s first medal of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games taking home the silver in the women’s 12km sitting cross-country skiing race on Sunday … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Bjoergen Dominates Women’s 30km CL WCup...

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March 10, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – While the day belonged to Norway’s Marit Bjoergen with a resounding victory in the women’s 30km CL for a a record-setting fourth Holmenkollen victory, US fans marked … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: USA’s Burke Strong 7th in Men’s...

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March 09, 2014 (Pokljuka, SLO) – American Tim Burke delivered a strong race placing 7th in the men’s 15km Mass Start with two penalties at 58.6s behind today’s winner Bjoern Ferry (SWE) who shot … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: Domracheva Rebounds to Win Women’s Mass...

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March 09, 2014 (Pokljuka, SLO) – Belarus star Darya Domracheva rebounded in the women’s 12.5km Mass Start today in Pokljuka taking home the victory with two penalties as she reminded everyone of her Olympic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: Gloersen and Roponen Win 46th Engadin...

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March 09, 2014 – Anders Gloersen (NOR) wins the 46th Engadin Skimarathon! Riita-Liisa Roponen (FIN) victorious on the women’s side!
A perfect winter day awaited the 13.000 skiers who started the 46thEngadin Skimarathon in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: Relay Champions Crowned as New England...

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March 09, 2014 (Stowe, Vermont) – The 2014 Junior National Cross Country Ski Championships wrapped up on March 8 with the men’s and women’s 3X3km Relay races at the Trapp Family Lodge in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 09: Sweden’s Richardsson Triumphant in 50km CL...

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March 08, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – Sweden’s Daniel Richardsson outdueled his two rivals, Martin Johnsrud Sundby (NOR) and Alexander Legkov (RUS), for the biggest victory of his career winning the 50km CL today in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: Denver Pioneers Win 22nd NCAA Skiing...

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March 08, 2014 (Park City, Utah) – The Denver Pioneers captured their 22nd national title on an action-packed final day of the 2014 NCAA Skiing Championships. Four individual champions were also crowned on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: Canada’s Zina Kocher 13th and Rosanna...

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March 08, 2014 (Pokljuka, SLO) – Canada’s Zina Kocher and Rosanna Crawford battled to 13th and 14th respectively in the IBU women’s 10km pursuit World Cup competition at Pokljuka today each w/four penalties as … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: USA’s Bailey 10th as Russia’s Shipulin...

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March 08, 2014 (Pokljuka, SLO) – The USA’s Lowell Bailey led the North Americans placing a strong 10th in men’s 12.5km pursuit today at round 7 of the IBU World Cup in Pokljuka with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: Canada’s Mark Arendz Makes Wins Historic...

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March 08, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Reigning world champion Mark Arendz fired his name into the history books as the first Canadian ever to win a silver medal in biathlon at the Paralympic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Canadian Men 6th as Germany Wins...

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March 07, 2014 (Presque Isle, ME) – Canada’s Sarah Beaudry, Julia Ransom and Erin Yungblut made the top 10 placing 9th with one penalty and 7 spare rounds in the Women’s 3x6km Relay … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Mass Start FR Junior Champions Crowned...

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March 07, 2014 (Stowe, Vermont) – Day Three featured the Freestyle mass start distance races as Maggie Williams (Sun Valley SEF) topped the U20 women’s race, 15km, and Fabian Stocek took another gold … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Canada’s Rosanna Crawford 17th as Innerhofer...

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March 07, 2014 (Pokljuka, SLO) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford placed 17th at 1:17.4 with two penalties in the 7.5km Sprint behind suprise winner Katharina Innerhofer from Austria who shot clean to claim her … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest...

1st Prize – Fischer 13/14 Speedmax Skis, Bindings, Poles

March 07, 2014 – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest after the 2013/14 Viessmann XC FIS World Cup in Drammen, Norway where the USA’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Join APU to Welcome Home our...

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March 07, 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Please join us on Thursday, March 20th from 6-8:00p.m. at the APU Grant Hall Conoco Phillips Gallery to help give our four 2014 Olympians and Coach Erik Flora a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Canadian Men Score Stunning Historic Silver...

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March 06, 2014 (Presque Isle, ME) – Team Canada’s Alex Dupuis, Aidan Millar and Jules Burnotte scored a stunning historic silver in the Youth Youth Men’s 3×7.5km Relay today at 2014 Youth/Junior World Champrionships in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 06: USA’s Bailey 12th and Burke 16th...

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March 06, 2014 (Pokljuka, Slovenia) – US Biathlon’s Lowell Bailey raced to a 12th-place finish with one penalty at 46.3s behind winner Bjoern Ferry (SWE) who took the men’s 10km sprint with a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 06: Vermont’s Gruber and Colorado’s Oedegaard Defend...

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March 06, 2014 (Miday, Utah) – Anja Gruber of Vermont and Rune Oedegaard of Colorado defended their NCAA titles in the women’s and men’s nordic classic races, respectively, on Thursday at Soldier Hollow.

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Mar 06: Interview w/Kikkan Randall in Drammen after...

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March 06, 2014 (Drammen, Norway) – We caught up with American XC skiing sensation Kikkan Randall after her Sprint CL race in Drammen, following the historic news for the US star that she … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 06: Canada’s Beaudry and Gow Claim 6th...

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March 06, 2014 (Presque Isle, ME) – Skies were clear, but the start of the junior competitions were delayed by one hour due to an extremely cold weather system hitting the area. Wind … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: Classic Sprint Champions Crowned on Day...

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March 05, 2014 (Stowe, Vermont) – Day Two featured the 1.4km CL sprints at the 2014 Junior National Championships hosted at Vermont’s Trapp Family Lodge, as Team New England’s Fabian Stocek (Holderness School) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: Hattestad Tops at Men’s Drammen WCup...

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March 05, 2014 (Drammen, Norway) – Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) picked up another win in Drammen today in the men’s FIS World Cup 1.3km CL sprints, directly after teammate Maika Caspersen Falla (NOR) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: USA’s Randall Clinches Historic 3rd Sprint...

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March 05, 2014 (Drammen,  Norway) – The USA’s Kikkan Randall made it a hat-trick capturing her third Sprint Cup crystal globe in Drammen, Norway as Maiken Caspersen Falla (NOR) snatched the victory today at … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 05: Swedish Investigative TV Program Finds Blood...

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March 05, 2014 (Stockholm, Sweden) – The Swedish investigative TV program “Uppdrag Granskning” (Mission Review) has analyzed thousands of blood tests from professional cross-country skiers taken over the past decade and shown this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: ConocoPhillips Signs as Title Sponsor of...

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March 05, 2014 (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center, host of the 2014 U.S. National Championships and SuperTour Finals, is pleased to announce ConocoPhillips Alaska as the event’s title … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: USA’s Doherty Scores Silver in the...

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March 04, 2014 (Presque Isle, ME) – The USA’s Sean Doherty earned his third medal at the 2014 IBU Youth/Junior Worlds taking home the silver in the youth men’s 12.5km individual start at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest...

1st Prize - Fischer 13/14 Speedmax Skis, Bindings, Poles

March 04, 2014 – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest after the 2013/14 Viessmann XC FIS World Cup in Lahti, Finland, where USA’s Kikkan … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: Public Consultation by the SDRCC on...

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March 04, 2014 (Montréal, QC) – The SDRCC will soon undertake a review process for the Canadian Sport Dispute Resolution Code (“the Code”), which will be necessary following the entry into force of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: 46th Engadin Skimarathon Ready for FIS...

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March 04, 2014 – Whereas most parts of central Europe have not seen much of the “white gold”, the Engadin Valley in Switzerland had seen more than enough, it seems. Too much snow … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: Job Opportunities – Canadian Paralympic...

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March 04, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the positions of Manager, Fundraising and Coordinator, Finance and Administration. The deadline to apply for both … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Morgan and Humphries Win 5/10km CL...

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March 03, 2014 (Stowe, Vermont) – Cole Morgan (University of Vermont) and Tara Humphries (Bates College) topped the fields in the 5/10km CL individual start junior men’s and women’s (MU20) races held today … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: IPC has No Plans to Boycott...

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March 03, 2014 (Sochi, Russia) – Rising political tensions around the Black Sea and the Russian occupation of Crimea have led to public calls to boycott the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games as per … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: USA’s Doherty Wins 2nd GOLD in...

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March 03, 2014 (Presque Isle, ME) – Sean Doherty (USA) won his second gold medal of the 2014 IBU Junior World Championships on Sunday in the youth men’s 10-kilometer pursuit. Posting a time of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Bjoergen Wins Lahti Women’s 10km FR...

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March 03, 2014 (Lahti, Finland) – Marit Bjoergen’s (NOR) spectacular form continued after her successful Winter Olympic Games in Sochi as she sped to the 10km FR interval start win in Lahti. Sweden’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: John Kristian Dahl and Laila Kveli...

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March 03, 2014 (Mora, Sweden) – John Kristian Dahl (NOR) won Vasaloppet 2014, and thus became the fourth Norwegian man to win the race. Laila Kveli, also from Norway, repeated her last year’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 02: Harvey Strong 8th in Men’s 15km...

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March 02, 2014 (Lahti, Finland) – Canada’s Alex Harvey was a solid 8th in the men’s 15km FR World Cup interval start at the Lahti Ski Games in Finland on Sunday as Martin Johnsrud … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 02: USA’s Jerome 2nd in Women’s Ski...

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March 02, 2014 (Rasnov, Romania) – In her first World Cup event after debuting her sport in the Olympic Winter Games, Jessica Jerome leaped to a 2nd-place finish Sunday at the brand new … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 02: Canada’s Gaiazova Sanctioned...

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March 02, 2014 (Lahti, Finland) – We noticed that Canada’s Dasha Gaiazova was not racing at the World Cup in Lahti, Finland, and contacted her along with Canadian Head Coach Justin Wadsworth. While … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: Canada’s Harvey 7th in Crash-laden Men’s...

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March 01, 2014 (Lahti, Finland) – Paal Golberg (NOR) powered to victory earning the second World Cup win of his career as soft snow conditions resulted in crashes and minor collisions ending several … READ MORE →2 comments

Mar 01: The Way I See It –...

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March 01, 2014 – Sochi – So What Happened? – Yes, the Olympics are over and anyone in the North American Nordic scene has to be scratching their collective heads – where are … READ MORE →10 comments

Mar 01: Randall Wins and Rookie Caldwell 3rd...

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March 01, 2014 (Lahti, Finland) – The USA’s Kikkan Randall and rookie teammate Sophie Caldwell made history in the women’s 1.55km Sprint FR today in Lahti, Finland, as Randall topped the field for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: USA’s Doherty Wins Youth Men’s Sprint...

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February 28, 2014 (Presque Isle, Maine) – The USA’s Sean Doherty picked up where he left off at last year’s IBU Junior World Biathlon Championships where he made history winning three medals, as he won … READ MORE → 0 comments

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