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Jan 07: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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January 07, 2016 (Obertsorf, Germany) – We are pleased to announce the standings after stage #4 of the FIS 2016 Tour de Ski in Obertsdorf, Germany that saw the USA’s Sophie Caldwell (USA) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: Interview with Sophie Caldwell on her...

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January 06, 2016 – We caught up with the USA’s Sophie Caldwell after her massive win yesterday in the Tour de Ski 1.2km CL sprint in Obertsdorf, Germany – her first-ever World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: Poltoranin Wins Men’s TdS 15km CL...

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January 06, 2016 (Obertsdorf, Germany) – In a down-to-the-wire finish, Alexey Poltoranin (KAZ) won the stage 5 Tour de Ski men’s 15km CL Mass Start race today in Obertsdorf, pipping Switzerland’s Dario Cologna … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: Norwegians Sweep Women’s TdS 10km CL...

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January 06, 2016 (Obertsdorf, Germany) – Today’s women’s 10km CL Mass Start race in Obertsdorf, the fifth stage of the FIS Tour de Ski, saw a Norwegian sweep of the top four spots, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 06: Velofix Offering Mobile XC and DH...

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January 06, 2016 – Velofix Ottawa is one of seven vans that are bringing ski tuning services right to your door this winter. Fraser Valley, Calgary, Toronto – Midtown, Toronto – Lakeshore Beaches, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 05: Salomon Launches NEW Prolink System for...

January 05, 2016 (Park City, UT) – In 2016, Salomon offers skiers a choice of boots and bindings based on their personal preference: more control (SNS), or more snow feel (Prolink). Until today, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 05: USA’s Caldwell Makes History with TdS...

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January 05, 2016 (Obertsdorf, Germany) – The USA’s Sophie Caldwell made history today as she became the second American woman to win an xc ski World Cup [the first being Kikkan Randall], and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 05: Canada’s Valjas Strong 10th as Iversen...

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January 05, 2016 (Obertsdorf, Germany) – Canada’s Len Valjas (CAN) powered to a strong 10th place as the top North American in today’s Tour de Ski men’s 1.2km CL sprint in Obertsdorf won … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 05: Interviews with Scott Patterson, Caitlin Patterson...

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January 05, 2016 (Houghton, Michigan) – Check out this interview with APU’s Scott Patterson, who earned his first national title at the 2016 U.S. Cross Country Championships on the Michigan Tech trails in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 04: Reese Hanneman and Jenny Bender Take...

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January 04, 2016 (Houghton, Michigan) – Reese Hanneman (APU) secured his first National win of the season and his first skate title as he skied to victory in the Elite men’s 1.5km FR … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 04: FREE Physiological Testing in Vancouver and...

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January 04, 2016 – Competitive cyclists are needed for the final phase of a research study being conducted by the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific in Vancouver and Victoria. The purpose of the study … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 04: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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January 04, 2016 (Lenzerheide, Switzerland) – We are happy to announce the standings after stage #3 of the FIS 2016 Tour de Ski in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, that saw Canada’s Alex Harvey log another top … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 03: Caitlin Patterson Delivers a Family Double...

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January 03, 2016 (Houghton, Michigan) – In family tradition, and not to be out-done by her younger brother, Caitlin Patterson of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project stormed home in the Women’s 10km classic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 03: Scott Patterson Claims Men’s 15km CL...

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January 03, 2016 (Houghton, Michigan) – APU’s Scott Patterson held off a challenge by Canadian Kevin Sandau (AWCA) for his first national title at the 2016 U.S. Cross Country Championships on the Michigan … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 03: Diggins and Bjornsen in Top 10...

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January 03, 2016 (Lenzerheide, SUI) – The USA’s Jessie Diggins and Sadie Bjornsen have secured top 10 positions overall, in 8th and 9th respectively, following the 5km FR Pursuit on Stage 3 at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 03: Harvey 9th Overall with Sundby in...

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January 03, 2016 (Lenzerheide, SUI) – The formidable Tour de Ski is taking its toll after three stages as Canada’s Alex Harvey leads the North Americans in 9th overall heading into the first … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 03: Madshus Integrates IntelliGrip® Skin Technology into...

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January 03, 2016 (Seattle, Wash.) – Madshus, one of the world’s leading performance Nordic ski companies, has expanded its IntelliGrip® skin program to include an integrated base solution in a variety of new … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 03: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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January 03, 2016 (Lenzerheide, Switzerland) – Here are the standings after round #2 in Lenzerheide that saw Canada’s Alex Harvey claim 7th in the men’s 30km CL Mst race while US teammates Jessie Diggins, … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jan 02: Live Streaming From 2016 U.S. Cross...

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January 02, 2016 (Houghton, Michigan) – The U.S. Cross Country Ski Championships presented by L.L. Bean, kick off Sunday, January 3 in Houghton, Michigan with fans being able to follow the action live … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 02: Canada’s Harvey Strong 7th in Men’s...

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January 02, 2016 (Lenzerheide, SUI) – Canada’s Alex Harvey raced to a strong 7th place finish in the men’s 30km CL mass start at round #2 of the Tour de Ski battling near … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 02: USA’s Diggins, Bjornsen, Stephen in Top...

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January 02, 2016 (Lenzerheide, SUI) – US teammates Jessie Diggins, Sadie Bjornsen and Liz Stephen battled to top-20 finishes in the women’s 15km CL mass start race at round two of the Tour … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 02: The 2015-2016 CXC Team...

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January 02, 2016 – The CXC Team has several veterans on the roster along with a few new racers as well. The Team is excited to add even more depth to the team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 01: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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January 01, 2016 (Lenzerheide, Switzerland) – With over 300 teams entered we are pleased to announce the standings of our 8th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2016 Contest after the first round … READ MORE →2 comments

Jan 01: USA’s Caldwell Stellar 4th as Falla...

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January 01, 2016 (Lenzerheide, Switzerland) – Sophie Caldwell from Peru, VT, qualified a career-best second on her way to fourth overall in the women’s 1.5km FR Sprint at round one of the 8-stage … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jan 01: Tour de Ski Stage 1 Sprint...

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January 01, 2016 (Lenzerheide, Switzerland) – The USA’s Simi Hamilton crashed out while the Canadians were shut out as Italy’s Federico Pellegrino won the 1.5k Sprint FR as the 10th Tour de Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 31: Liz Stephen Leads 11-Member U.S. Team...

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December 31, 2015 (Lenzerheide, SUI) – January 1st marks the 10th anniversary of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski presented by Craft sportswear. This nine day seven-stage event is a whirlwind of competitive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 31: Canada’s Graeme Killick Out of Tour...

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December 31, 2015 (Lenzenheide, Switzerland) – The 1oth annual edition of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski (TdS) performance by Craft sportswear starts in Lenzenheide, Switzerland on Jan 1.  There are eight days … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 31: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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December 31, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – The final countdown is on to register for the eighth annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2016 Contest. Registration is only open until today, Dec. 31, 2015, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 31: Holiday Blog Roundup – Diggins, Hoffman,...

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December 31, 2015 – The 2015-16 competitive XC ski season is well underway and the hallmark event of the FIS Nordic calendar, the Tour de Ski, is quickly approaching. Check out what your … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 31: FIS Development Programme Nordic Training Camp...

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December 31, 2015 – From 9th-19th December 2015, a successful Cross-Country training camp was held in Val di Fiemme (ITA). Despite challenging snow conditions, Val di Fiemme was able to offer two training … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 31: Vermont Ski Resorts Expand Open Terrain...

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December 31, 2015 – Winter storm Goliath brought up to eleven inches of much needed snow to Vermont’s ski and snowboard resorts this week and cold weather has increased snowmaking operations. Moving into … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 30: 10th Anniversary Tour de Ski Statistics...

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December 30, 2015 – With the 10th edition of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski performance by Craft Sportswear set to kick off on January 1, 2016, in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Infostrada Sports has … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 30: Winter Trails Announces 2016 Regional Event...

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December 30, 2015 (McLean, VA) – Winter Trails has updated details for its six Anchor Site locations with complete listings including educational workshops, equipment demos and a variety of fun activities. The Anchor … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 29: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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December 29, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Don’t miss your chance to win some amazing prizes by registering your team for the eighth annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2016 Contest. Registration is only … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 29: 2016 Youth Olympic Games – Canada’s...

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December 29, 2015 – Cross Country Canada recently announced that Annika Richardson (Hollyburn Nordic Ski Club) and Levi  Nadlersmith (Downtown Nordic) will represent the red maple leaf at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 29: Tahoe Donner Invests Nearly $9 Million...

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December 29, 2015 (Truckee, CA) – Continuing to improve and expand services and offerings is a priority at Tahoe Donner. For the 2015/2016 winter season, an investment of nearly $9 million has been … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 29: Excitement Builds for 64th Four Hills...

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December 29, 2015 – Anticipation is rising among athletes, teams, the media and fans alike as Ski Jumping gets ready for its traditional highlight: the 64th edition of the 4-Hills-Tournament as part of … READ MORE → 1 comment

Dec 29: Job Opportunity – Special Olympics...

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December 29, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Special Olympics Canada is seeking a qualified individual to fill the full-time position of Manager, Partnerships & Business Development. Special Olympics Canada (SOC), a program within the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 28: XC Supercamp Gearing Up for 2016...

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December 28, 2015 (Vernon, BC) – XC Supercamp is gearing up again for the 2.5 day camp program January 15 – 17 and February 19 – 21. The trails at Sovereign Lake and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 28: Less Than A Week Left to...

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December 28, 2015 (Cable, WI) – As of today we have raised $16,610 towards our goal of $30,000! Thank you! This is a 1:1 challenge grant where your gift is matched dollar for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 27: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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December 27, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re sorry for the delay and excited to announce that registration is now open to the eighth annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2016 Contest featuring a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 27: Green Light for Oberstdorf at 10th...

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December 27, 2015 (Oberstdorf, GER) – Despite warm and unfavorable weather conditions in Germany, FIS, DSV and the LOC of Oberstdorf are happy to announce that, with some changes, two FIS Tour de … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 27: Congratulations – Marit Bjoergen is a...

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December 26, 2015 (Norway) – Marit Bjoergen, 36, and her partner, Fred Børre Lundberg, are the proud parents of a new baby boy according to several Scandinavian news reports as released by the Norwegian Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 26: The Muskoka Loppet Jan. 24. 2016...

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December 26, 2015  (Hunstville, ON) –  The Arrowhead Nordic Ski Club along with Arrowhead Provincial Park welcome you to Muskoka for the 2016 Muskoka Loppet which will be held on Sunday, Jan 24, 2016 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 26: New Crystal Nordic Ski Pass Program...

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December 26, 2015 – The Crystal Nordic Pass program is a new partnership between the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA). Similar to the USSA’s alpine … READ MORE → 1 comment

Dec 25: Happy...

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December 25, 2015  (Toronto, ON) – We would like to extend our warmest wishes to all of our readers, contributors, partners, advertisers, suppliers, supporters, families and friends across the continent, and around the globe, for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 24: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski...

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December 24, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We are excited to announce that the eighth annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2016 Contest is coming soon for contestants including the grand prize, a superb … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 24: FIS XC Inside The Fence –...

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December 24, 2015 – Check out the final Inside the Fence of 2015 by FIS XC that takes a look at the US and Canadian Cross-Country ski teams as they prepare for another Christmas … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 23: 2016 U.S. Cross Country Championships p/b...

Michigan Tech University Nordic Training Center in Houghton will play host to the U.S. Cross Country Championships presented by L.L.Bean January 3-9 [P] USSA

December 23, 2015 (Houghton, MI) – Cross country ski racers from around America will converge on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as Michigan Tech University Nordic Training Center in Houghton will play host to the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Dec 23: Sandau vs CCC – Debate on...

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December 23, 2015 – This past spring, Alberta’s Kevin Sandau, 27, was cut from Cross Country Canada (CCC)’s senior development team, along with Michael Somppi and Heidi Widmer. Sandau created a dramatic video … READ MORE → 0 comments