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Feb 28: FIS Ask the Athlete for Clean...

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February 27, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – As part of the first ever Legacy Outreach Program, the leading Nordic skiers from across the world participated in the Ask the Athlete – Clean As Snow campaign at the FIS Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 27: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-night stay

February 27, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the the Women’s 10km Individual at the Falun 2015 FIS World Championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Norway Unstoppable as Team USA Captures...

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February 26, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – The Women’s 4x5km Relay was full of surprises and drama as Norway took no prisoners on their way to a resounding victory as they handled the pressure … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: USA’s Bryan Fletcher Strong 5th as...

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February 26, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – American Bryan Fletcher set himself up for success with a strong jump placing 13th and then skied with panache to a top-five finish in the large hill … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Germany’s Severin Freund Claims Large Hill...

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February 26, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Severin Freund, 26, delivered Germany’s third gold taking the large hill HS134-meter competition with a clear victory in Falun on Thursday evening. Freund set a new hill record ending … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Organic Valley Becomes Newest ASM Series...

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February 26, 2015 – Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, has been named an official sponsor of the American Ski Marathon Series and the AXCS … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: Sweden’s Johan Olsson in Charge in...

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February 25, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Despite having only one World Cup start behind him this season, in Ostersund 10 days ago, Sweden’s Johan Olsson crushed the competition today in Falun with a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: Ski Jumping Tops the Prize Money...

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February 25, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Besides medals and prestige the athletes can also win a good amount of prize money in Falun. A total of CHF 870 600,- is awarded in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-nights

February 25, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the Team Sprint at Falun 2015 where defending champs Team USA’s Jessie Diggins … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg Nail...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Team USA was on fire in the women’s 10km FR individual race with Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg delivering stellar performances to claim silver and bronze for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Teleconference Call with Caitlin Gregg, Jessie...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Check out the US Ski Team’s media conference call with Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN), Caitlin Gregg (Minneapolis, MN) and the US Women’s Coach Matt Whitcomb, following the medal … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Interview with Head Coach Chris Grover...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – SkiTrax caught with US XC Head Coach Chris Grover just after Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg finished second and third respectively in the Women’s 10km FR individual … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: News FLASH – USA’s Jessie Diggins...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Americans Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg claimed a historic podium today winning a stunning silver and bronze in the Women’s 10km FR individual at the 2015 FIS … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: US Women 12th and Men 15th...

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February 23, 2015 (Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – The Team USA women, consisting of Siena Ellingson, Chloe Levins, and Amanda Kautzer, finished 12th in the Youth 3x6km relay on the final day of the IBU … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-nights

February 23, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Canada’s Alex Harvey was on the podium again making history with his second medal at the Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships in the men’s 30km Skiathlon winning bronze … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: American Birkebeiner 2015 Photos and...

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February 23, 2015 (Hayward, WI) – Here are some great photos and a video courtesy of the Birkie from the 2015 American Birkebeiner held this past weekend, of which the 51km FR event was … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Doherty’s 11th Leads North Americans in...

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February 23, 2015 (Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – A day after his bronze medal in the junior men’s sprint, Sean Doherty (USA) had the top North American performance in Sunday’s pursuit races with an 11th-place finish … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Sigge’s Payak 2015 Cancelled Due to...

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February 23, 2015 (Callaghan Valley, BC) – Despite a lot of snow dancing over the last two weeks, Mother Nature did not cooperate and organizers of the Sigge’s Payak made the difficult decision … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Norway Untouchable in Men’s 1.4km FR...

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February 23, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – The Norwegian team of Finn Haagen Krogh and Petter Northug were untouchable in the men’s 1.4km FR Team Sprint on Sunday. Like their women counterparts, the duo quickly … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: Norway Dominates Women’s Team Sprint @...

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February 22, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Norway out-classed the field today crushing all opposition in the Women’s 6×1.2km FR Team Sprint, as anchor Maiken Caspersen Falla crossed the finish line more than eight seconds ahead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 22: Harvey Wins Historic Bronze in Men’s...

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February 22, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Canada’s Alex Harvey won historic bronze in a thrilling finish to the men’s 30km Skiathlon as Russia’s Maxim Vylegzhanin won his first ever international gold medal beating … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 22: Johaug Wins Women’s Skiathlon Gold @...

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February 21, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Therese Johaug (NOR) was unstoppable in the women’s 7.5km C/7.5km F women’s skiathlon today pulling away from her rivals on the final climb to claim the gold. The 26-year-old … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: USA’s Brooks Wins American Birkebeiner &...

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February 21, 2015 (Cable, WI) – After temperatures around -30°C the days before the race, the race day announced to be pretty “warm” with only -13 degrees! Snowfall right before the race made … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: USA’s Sean Doherty 3rd in Junior...

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February 21, 2015 (Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – In his first year as a junior competitor, Sean Doherty (Center Conway, N.H.) won the bronze medal in the junior men’s 10-kilometer sprint on Saturday at the IBU … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: Canada’s Henrich 5th and USA’s Hendrickson...

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February 21, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Canada’s Taylor Henrich ended up a stellar fifth after qualifying a stunning first at the women’s World Ski Jumping championships yesterday in Falun, Sweden. The USA’s Sarah Hendrickson, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: USA’s Taylor Fletcher 19th as Germany’s...

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February 21, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Germany’s Johannes Rydzek picked up his first-ever gold medal yesterday at the Nordic World Ski Championships in a close battle with Italy’s Alessandro Pittin in the Nordic Combined … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 21: Men’s MS100 Ski Jumping Qualifications @...

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February 21, 2015 (Falun, SWE ) – Simon Ammann (SUI) was the surprising winner of the qualification for the men’s Normal Hill competition yesterday at the World Championships in Falun. The four-time Olympic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 20: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-nights

February 20, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – The first medal event of the Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships started things off with a bang for Team Canada in Sweden yesterday and got Canadian supporters … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 20: Watch American Birkie LIVE on Feb....

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February 20, 2015 (Haywood, Wisconsin) – Watch the 42nd annual American Birkebeiner LIVE on Sat., Feb. 22. The legendary Birkie is part of the Worldloppet, featuring 9,000+ participants including top US skiers and finishes … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 20: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest...

1st Prize - Fischer Carbonlite Package

February 20, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the leaders of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest after round seven of the 2014/15 Viessmann XC FIS World Cup in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 19: Canada’s Harvey Scores Impressive Silver in...

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February 19, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Canadian Alex Harvey demonstrated how strong he is at these championships as he claimed the silver medal today in the men’s 1.4km CL Sprint just behind Norwegian … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 19: Bjoergen Takes Historic Women’s Sprint CL...

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February 19, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Marit Bjoergen (NOR) captured the first gold medal of Falun 2015 and into the record books as she powere her way to victory in the women’s 1.4km CL … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 19: Canada’s Beaudry 15th in Individual Pursuit...

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February 19, 2015 (Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – Sarah Beaudry (CAN) was the top Canuck in 15th spot to mark the opening day of the Biathlon Junior World Championships in Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus on Thursday, while … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 19: Shellie Milford Passes the Torch @...

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February 19, 2015 (Cable, WI) – Shellie Milford, director of race operations at the American Birkebeiner, is stepping down after the Feb. 21, 2015 running of this year’s Swix Birkie (50km skate and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 19: Falun Welcomes the...

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February 18, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – FIS President Gian Franco Kasper and Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf opened the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Wednesday night at Falun’s Lugnet Arena, in the heart of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 18: Uptown Funk – US Ski Team...

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February 18, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Get down and boogie with Team USA as the Falun 2015 Nordic Worlds gets underway tomorrow with the first major event the Classic Sprint. Simi Hamilton tells … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 18: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-nights

February 18, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – As the Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships get underway in Sweden from Feb. 18-Mar. 1, today is your final opportunity to get in on our SkiTrax FIS … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 18: Falun 2015 Nordic Worlds Get Underway...

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February 18, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – The Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships got underway today in Sweden with the opening qualifiers for those countries who did not receive automatic entry to the championship. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 18: More Medals for USA and Canada...

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February 18, 2015 (Asahikawa, Japan) – Canada’s para-nordic athletes rattled off three medals for the second-straight day at the IPC World Cup in Asahikawa, Japan on Sunday, Day 2 of competition. Canadian Team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 17: Falun is Ready for the 2015...

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February 17, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Five years ago, at the 47th International Ski Congress in Antalya (TUR), Falun was elected to host the FIS Nordic World Championships in 2015. Now, Falun is … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 17: Canada’s Cendrine Browne and Kevin Sandau...

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February 17, 2015 (Vietalva, Latvia) – It was a beautiful day in Vietalva, Latvia as the Canadian team tackled Day 2 of the Latvian Championships, the 10 and 15k skate races. Temperatures were … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 17: Falun 2015 Worlds Welcomes Iran’s First...

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February 17, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – She’s already won all the races she’s skied during the winter in her native Iran. And Wednesday’s WSC qualifying round will be the first competition outside her … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 17: Light the Trails for Larry Campaign...

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February 17, 2015 (Duntroon, ON) – We have achieved the target we set for the “Light the Trails for Larry” campaign. I have to say that the Sinclair family are overwhelmed with your … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 17: WADA and FIS to Launch Legacy...

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February 17, 2015 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and FIS will launch the first ever Legacy Outreach Program in Falun (SWE) from 19th-21st February as the world’s top Nordic skiers gather for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 17: IPC Names USA’s Soule Athlete of...

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February 17, 2015 – The USA’s Andrew Soule was recently voted the IPC’s Allianz Athlete of the Month for January 2015 after a record breaking performance at the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 16: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-night luxury package

February 16, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We apologize for the delay and are pleased to announce that the final list of athletes for Falun 2015 has been released and we have updated our SkiTrax … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 16: U.S. Biathlon Announces Teams for World...

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February 16, 2015 – US Biathlon is happy to announce the World Championship Team roster for the IBU Biathlon World Championships presented by BMW. The event will be hosted in Kontiolahti, Finland March … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 16: Hendrickson on the Podium at World...

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February 16, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Sarah Hendrickson of the U.S. Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team placed third in both the 12th and 13th World Cup competitions in Ljubno, Slovenia on February … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 16: Gatineau Loppet Day 2 Report, Results...

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February 16, 2015 (Gatineau, QC) – Day two of the 37th edition of the Gatineau Loppet competitions began with frigid temperatures and unrelenting winds swirling throughout the École secondaire Mont-Bleu site. Yet all … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 16: NENSA EasternCup Finale Weekend...

February 16, 2015 (Hanover, NH) – The final weekend of the NENSA Eastern Cup circuit for 2014-15 has just finished up this past weekend! It has been a successful season so far; full … READ MORE → 0 comments