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Mar 31: Quebec City World Cup XC Ski...

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March 31, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – And now a drum roll if you please. Upon reflection I’ve pondered the treasured beauty of the recently completed FIS World Cup Finals in Quebec City. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 30: Diggins and Hanneman Win Sprint F...

Women's Podium [P] Lance Parrish, Fairbanks

March 30, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Jessie Diggins (Stratton) and Logan Hanneman (APU) claimed the skate Sprint titles on day two of the 2017 USSA SuperTour Finals and Distance National Championships in Fairbanks, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 29: NNF Launches 2017 Auction – Open...

World Cup bib worn by Kikkan Randall in the 30k classic at Holmenkollen, Norway. Signed by Kikkan Randall, Sadie Bjornsen, Liz Stephen, Rosie Brennan and Chelsea Holmes [P] NNF

March 29, 2017 – NNF Auctio The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) is announcing the launch of the 2017 NNF Auction, now through April 3 here. This year’s auction features autographed sports memorabilia, authentic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 29: USSA SuperTour Finals 2017 in Fairbanks...

Scott Patterson [P] Lance Parrish, Fairbanks

March 29, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Check out these great photos by Lance Parrish out of Fairbanks from the the 15km and 22.5km Skiathlon events held on Monday, March 27 at the Birch Hill Recreation … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 28: U.S. Biathlon Proud to Announce Partnership...

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March 28, 2017 (Portland, Maine) – Auto Europe CEO, Imad Khalidi, announced today a partnership between his global car rental company, Outdoor Sport Institute (OSI) and the U.S. Biathlon Team at the Press … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 28: Jessie Diggins and Scott Patterson Take...

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March 28, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Jessie Diggins (Stratton) and Scott Patterson (APU) took no prisoners on their way to respective victories at the 15km and 22.5km Skiathlon events held on Monday, March … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 27: Susan Dunklee Dominates U.S. Biathlon National...

Susan Dunklee [P] Nordic Focus

March 27, 2017 (Jericho, Vermont) – Susan Dunklee put a cap on the 2016-17 biathlon season with dominating performances on her home turf. The Vermont native swept all three women’s events at the U.S. National … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 27: US Ski Team Best-ever 7th as...

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March 27, 2017 (Planica, Slovenia) – Kevin Bickner led a strong day for the entire U.S. men’s ski jumping squad in its season finale at Planica Saturday. The USA finished seventh in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 26: 2017 USSA SuperTour Finals and Distance...

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March 26, 2017 (Fairbanks, Alaska) – Welcome to the 2017 SuperTour Finals and Distance National Championships that kick off on Mar. 27 and run until Apr. 2. The Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 25: Nishikawa and Killick Win 30/50km F...

Graeme Killick [P] Pam Doyle

March 25, 2017 (Canmore, Alta.) – Emily Nishikawa and Graeme Killick are the champs of the cross-country ski marathon as the Ski Nationals and 2017 season came to a close on Saturday. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 24: Cross Country Canada Announces Partnership with...

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March 24, 2017 (Calgary, Alta.) – Cross Country Canada proudly announces a new partnership with XC Ski Nation producing fresh coaching content and supporting athlete and coach development.
XC Ski Nation, launched in 2016, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 24: Silver Star Resort to Host CCSAA...

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March 24, 2017 (Silver Star, B.C.) – The Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) 2017 Annual Conference is hosted this year by Silver Star Resort (BC) with emphasis on grooming techniques, management and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 23: 2017 Para-Nordic World Cup Finals Wrap...

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March 23, 2017 (Sapporo, Japan) – The Para-Nordic World Cup Finals concluded on March 22 in Sapporo, Japan. The finals, which spanned five days, saw strong performances from North Americans in several events … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 22: Emily Nishikawa and Evan Palmer-Charrette Crowned...

Emily Nishikawa [P] Pam Doyle

March 22, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Emily Nishikawa and Evan Palmer-Charrette celebrated national titles in the Buff Canada sprint races at the 2017 Ski Nationals in Canmore, Alta. on Wednesday afternoon.
Emily Nishikawa left … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 22: USA’s Bailey Claims Best-ever 8th Overall...

Lowell Bailey (l) and Susan Dunklee [P] Nordic Focus

March 22, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – American Lowell Bailey finished a storybook historic season this past weekend with a career-best 8th overall in the men’s World Cup overall rankings. The Lake Placid, N.Y.  … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 22: USA’s Dunklee Career-best 10th Overall as...

Susan Dunklee (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

March 22, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Following a superb season the USA’s Susan Dunklee finished a career-best 10th overall as the IBU World Cup wrapped up this past weekend at the Holmenkollen in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw Win...

Devon Kershaw [P] Pam Doyle

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – Emily Nishikawa and Devon Kershaw battled through incredibly difficult conditions to climb onto the top of the women’s and men’s podiums in the cross-country classic-ski interval start … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Ski Tour Canada Wins Event of...

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March 21, 2017 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Recipients of the 11th annual Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) PRESTIGE Awards stretched right across the country from Vancouver, British Columbia to Saint John, New Brunswick. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Alpine Insurance Joins Forces with the...

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – The Alberta World Cup Academy, Canada’s premier high performance training centre, is thrilled to welcome Alpine Insurance into its Nordic ski family as a title sponsor for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 21: Zina Kocher and Graham Nishikawa Win...

Zina Kocher [P] Pam Doyle

March 21, 2017 (Canmore, AB) – The Ski Nationals saw a change in the weather, with Saturdays rain making way for cooler temperatures and bright blue skies. Retired national biathlon team member, Zina … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: Canada’s Harvey Takes Silver in 15km...

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus

March 19, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – Fans were on the edge of their seats as Canada’s Alex Harvey raced to the finish of the final event of the season the 15km Freestyle … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: USA’s Bjornsen Strong 10th in Women’s...

Bjornsen [P] Reese Brown

March 19, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – An all-star line up and perfect sunny skies saw the USA’s Sadie Bjornsen ski a phenomenal final race to claim 10th in the women’s 10 km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 19: Employment Opportunity Assistant Coach National Team...

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March 19, 2017 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The National Team Development Centre (NTDC) – Thunder Bay is one of Canada’s national sanctioned cross-country ski centres, operating as a development team within the framework … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: USA’s Bjornsen 15th in Women’s 10K...

Sadie Bjornsen [P] Reese Brown

March 18, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The USA’s Sadie Bjornsen was the top North American women in 15th as Norway’s Marit Bjoergen continued her unbeaten streak in classic technique distance races this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: Canada’s Harvey 4th as Norway’s Klaebo...

Harvey [P] Reese Brown

March 18, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) –Canada’s Alex Harvey looked destined for another podium in Quebec City in men’s 15km CL mass start as massive crowds cheered him on to a fourth-place finish. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 18: USA’s Bailey Moves Up 21 Spots...

Lowell Bailey [P] Nordic Focus

March 18, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Lowell Bailey overcame three penalties on the range to move up 21 spots in the men’s 12.5-kilometer pursuit at the BMW IBU World Cup 9 Saturday at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: Canada’s Harvey Wins GOLD in Men’s...

Alex Harvey wins [P] Martine Zilligen

March 17, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – Fans got what they came for as local hero, Alex Harvey, was unstoppable claiming gold today in dominating fashion in the men’s 1.5km freestyle sprint on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: USA’s Jessie Diggins Strong 9th as...

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March 17, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The USA’s Jessie Diggins led the North American women with a strong 9th but the day belonged to Sweden’s Stina Nilsson who triumphed over Norway’s Maiken … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17...

1st Prize – Yoko package

March 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in the FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest standings following Oslo. Team Blue Hills still has the lead with 1,433 points while team Braddoe … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 17: USA’s Caitlin Gregg Wins Prologue at...

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March 17, 2017 (Seefeld, Austria) – US skier Caitlin Gregg (Loppet Nordic Racing) won the women’s 2.5km Prologue Freestyle at at the final round 6 of the FIS OPA Continental Cup 2016/17 held … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: SkiTrax Fantasy FIS Lahti 2017 Contest...

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March 16, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We  apologize for the delay and are excited to present the winners and final standings of the SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Lahti 2017 Contest following the Men’s 50km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: USA’s Randall to Sit Out World...

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March 16, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – The latest news from the Team USA camp is that former triple Sprint Cup globe winner, Kikkan Randall, will not race at the World Cup Finals at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 16: Québec City Set to Go for...

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March 16, 2017 (Quebec City, Que.) – On the eve of the FIS Cross Country World Cup Finals, the course and the site are ready to welcome the athletes and the crowd. A … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 15: More Medals for USA and Canada...

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March 15, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – After winning the women’s cross-country long distance and sprint sitting races in the previous days, the USA’s Oksana Masters continued her winning ways at the South Korean … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 14: 4th Annual CXC Online Auction NOW...

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March 14, 2017 – The 4th Annual CXC Online Auction is officially open! Make sure to bid early and check back often because the auction is only active until Thursday, March 23rd, 9pm … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 13: Canada’s Cameron Claims First World Cup...

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March 13, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Canada’s sit-skier Collin Cameron had the race of his life capturing his first victory on the World Para-Nordic World Cup on the 2018 Paralympic venue in PyeongChang, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 13: Canada’s Harvey and Kershaw Land in...

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March 13, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – Top Canadian xc skiers Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw landed in Quebec City on Sunday direct from the Oslo World Cup in preparation for the upcoming … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 13: USA Takes Double Gold on Day...

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March 13, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – The USA’s Para Nordic skiers secured two wins in the cross-country skiing long distance on Saturday, March 11, the second day of competition at the PyeongChang 2018 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: USA’s Dunklee and Bailey Win Mixed...

Lowell Bailey (l) and Susan Dunklee [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – Americans Susan Dunklee and Lowell Bailey delivered a stellar silver in the single mixed relay at the BMW IBU World Cup 8 in Kontiolahti combing forces to win … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: USA’s Randall Solid 20th at Holmenkollen...

Kikkan Randall [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Kikkan Randall led the USA with a solid 20th-place finish in the women’s 30k Classic as Norway’s Marit Bjoergen dominated the field with a resounding 6th consecutive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Canada’s Alex Harvey to Retire After...

Alex Harvey (CAN) [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – While not yet officially announced, top Canadian xc ski super star, Alex Harvey told his hometown newspaper, le Journal de Québec, that on the eve of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Team USA 8th in Mixed Relay...

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March 12, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) –  Team USA claimed a strong 8th in the Mixed Relay as France triumphed over Germany at 11 seconds behind with the Ukraine in third at 27.1 seconds … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: Interview with USA’s Scott Patterson –...

Scott Patterson [P] Nordic Focus

March 12, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) Team USA skier Scott Patterson from Anchorage, Alaska, was the top American in Saturday’s 50km Classic at the famed Holmenkollen in Oslo, Norway finishing 28th for his points … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 12: University of Utah Wins 2017 NCAA...

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March 12, 2017 (Jackson, NH) – The University of Utah recorded the most points in Saturday’s Nordic Freestyle races at Jackson Ski Touring Center to win the 2017 NCAA Skiing Championships title. It … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Canada’s Harvey Stellar 6th in Holmenkollen...

Alex Harvey [P] Nordic Focus

March 11, 2017 (Oslo, Norway) – Canada’s Alex Harvey finished a strong 6th in the men’s 50km Classic at the legendary Holmenkollen stadium in Oslo as Norway’s Martin Johnsrud Sundby became the first … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: USA’s Doherty 18th and Dunklee 14th...

Sean Doherty (USA) [P] Nordic Focus

March 11, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – The USA’s Sean Doherty had his best performance of the season hitting all 20 targets to move up 26 places in the men’s 12.5km pursuit. Doherty finished 18th … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 11: Biathlon Silver for Canada’s Arendz and...

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March 11, 2017 (PyeongChang, Korea) – Canada’s Mark Arendz continued his torrid pace on the World Para-Nordic World Cup, winning the silver medal in the opening biathlon race at the 2018 Paralympic venue … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Dunklee Fab 5th as Eckhoff Wins...

Susan Dunklee [P] Nordic Focus

March 10, 2017 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – American Susan Dunklee claimed a fab 5th in the women’s 7.5km Sprint with one penalty as Tiril Eckhoff of Norway  shot clean for her first win of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17...

1st Prize – Yoko package

March 10, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in the FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest standings following the legendary downtown Drammen Classic Sprints. Team Blue Hills still has the lead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 10: Quebec City Gears up for Cross-country...

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March 10, 2017 (Quebec City, QC) – It’s an understatement to say that these precious few weeks since Quebec City officially picked up the torch to organize the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals … READ MORE → 0 comments