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Oct 14: Get Ready for the 8th Annual...

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October 14, 2016 – Mark your calendars and keep up your training: the 8th Annual Concept2 SkiErg World Sprints will be held November 11-13, 2016. This 1000-meter race allows you to compare your … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 13: Therese Johaug Tests...

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October 13, 2016 (Norway) – Norway’s Therese Johaug, an Olympic and Nordic Worlds champion, has tested positive for the banned anabolic steroid Clostebol during an out-of-competition control on September 16 according to the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 12: Beckie Scott Editorial – Essential We...

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October 12, 2016 – Check out Beckie Scott’s impassioned and candid editorial calling for WADA to be supported as a strong and independent authority during these troubled times in sport. Scott, is the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 11: Drive for 25...

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October 11, 2016 – It’s underway! The single largest grassroots effort to support nordic skiing: the Drive for 25. Over the next six weeks, members of the skiing community across the United States … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 11: Geraghty-Moats Wins First U.S. Ski Jumping...

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October 11, 2016 (Lake Placid, NY) – Tara Geraghty-Moats (W. Fairly, VT) withstood a challenge from hometown favorite Nina Lussi (Lake Placid, NY) to win her first U.S. title, taking the normal hill … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 11: Will Rhoads Sweeps U.S. Titles at...

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October 11, 2016 (Lake Placid, NY) – Will Rhoads (Park City, UT) put down two towering jumps to win his second U.S. title of the season. Rhoads, who won the large hill gold … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 10: Cross Country Canada Partners with Enterpirse...

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October 10, 2016 – Road trips just got a whole lot cheaper for members of Cross Country Ski De Fond Canada, thanks to a long-term agreement established with Enterpirse Rent-a-Car and National Car … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: Madshus CEO Says It’s Business as...

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October 09, 2016 (Biri Oppland, Norway) – Madshus is Norway’s most prominent cross-country ski manufacturer in a country that is crazy about the sport. The recent announcement it will be put up for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: New York’s Garnet Hill Lodge has...

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October 08, 2016 (North River, NY) – Garnet Hill Lodge in New York State’s Adirondack Mountains has a new owner reports the Albany Business Review. The cross-country ski center and 268-acre resort was … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: FIS Clarifies Pole Length Rules –...

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October 07, 2016 – FIS published a new FAQ on Oct. 5th clarifying points on its recent decision to implement a maximum pole length in all FIS-sanctioned classic competitions. According to the FAQ, … READ MORE → 1 comment

Oct 07: Amie Smith is NENSA’s New Executive...

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October 07, 2016 – The NENSA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Amie Smith will be taking the reins as Executive Director as we head into the 2016-17 ski season.  After … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: K2 Sports Owner of Madshus is...

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October 07, 2016 (Denver, CO) – Major winter sports brands such as K2, Marker, Volkl, Full Tilt, Line and Ride are destined to be sold by owner Newell Brands Inc. report The Denver … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 06: 2nd Annual Cross Country Alaska Hall...

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October 06, 2016 (Anchorage, Alaska) – The second annual Cross Country Alaska Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Oct. 1 offered an emotional surprise as Anne Donaghy, the daughter of inductees Lowell Jr. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 06: FIS Technical Committee Ruling on Maximum...

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October 06, 2016 (Zurich, SUI) – The FIS Technical Committee Meetings in Zurich (SUI) concluded on October 1, 2016 after four days of meetings. With the focus on the final preparations for the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 05: XC Ski Route Claims to be...

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October 05, 2016 (North Muskegon, Michigan) – The fifth annual Oktoberfest took place in Muskegon State Park on Saturday, October 1 reports Mlive.com. This event reputedly features the world’s longest beer garden trail … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 04: CCSAA Announces UT and CO Fall...

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October 04, 2016 (Woodstock, Vermont) – The Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) announces the Utah and Colorado Fall Summits to take place this October.  The CCSAA Summit Series are short, one day … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 03: FIS Announces New Controversial Classic Pole...

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October 03, 2016 (Cancun) – FIS Cross Country faced a barrage of criticism after announcing a new height limit for the length of classic ski poles following its Fall Congress in Cancun. The … READ MORE →3 comments

Oct 03: Visma Ski Classics Partners up With...

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October 03, 2016 – The long distance ski championship Visma Ski Classics and Dæhlie have signed a sponsorship agreement in front of the tour´s upcoming season VII. Dæhlie will be titled the Official … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 02: Women’s Nordic Combined Olympic Goal is...

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October 02, 2016 – In a very productive and innovative session of the Nordic Combined Committee at FIS autumn meetings, the most important point of the agenda was the development of the ladies’ … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 01: Job Opportunity – Program Manager, High...

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October 01, 2016 (Richmond, BC) – The Richmond Olympic Oval is seeking a full-time Program Manager, High Performance Sports. In this role, you will be responsible for supervising a team of technical coaches … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 30: Fashion-forward Nordic Race Suits by Borah...

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September 30, 2016 – (Coon Valley, Wisconsin) – Borah Teamwear is excited to release four, creative new race suit designs for the upcoming Nordic ski season.  Let your imagination run wild with nearly … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 29: Talking with the Gravy Train –...

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September 29, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – In the season’s first edition of Talkin’ With the Gravey Train, our host Peter Graves talks with Russian-born Canadian, Ivan Babikov, who recently turned from cross-country skier … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 29: Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of...

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September 29, 2016 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Please join Cross Country Alaska as we honor the 2016 inductees to the Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame including Jim Galanes, Nina Kemppel, John Miles … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 28: Job Opportunity – Cross Country Saskatchewan...

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September 28, 2016 (Regina, SK) – Cross Country Saskatchewan is looking to contract a highly organized, dedicated and enthusiastic High Performance Co-ordinator to advance Saskatchewan’s developing and elite level Nordic athletes. As the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 27: 2017 Team Alaska Coaching...

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September 27, 2016 – CCAK is in the early planning of Team Alaska coach selection. In addition to the usual positions for Junior Nationals coaches (this year in Lake Placid, NY), we intend … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 26: APU Ski Swap Oct....

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September 26, 2016 – The APU Elite team members will be there selling their gear and you are welcome to bring gear to sell as well. This is an informal swap for all … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 25: Inaugural Canadian Sanctioned Rollerski Race in...

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September 25, 2016 (Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, QC) – A new era of sanctioned racing in Canada has begun, with the very first CCC sanctioned rollerski race, Challenge Volvo 2016, hosted by Orford Ski Club on … READ MORE → 1 comment

Sep 24: Job Opportunity – Logistics/ Shipping Coordinator...

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September 24, 2016 (Vancouver, BC) – We‘re hiring. Skiis & Biikes started in 1978 as a small pro shop with focus on ski services, boot fitting and selling related accessories. Over the years … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 23: EPIC North American Snowshoe Racing Season...

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September 23, 2016 (Saranac Lake, New York) – The 2017 North American Snowshoe Racing Season is going to be EPIC. Never before have there been four major snowshoe championships conducted the same season on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 22: Celebration Of Life for Sven Wiik...

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September 22, 2016 – Please join the Wiik-Lindgren family for a celebration of Sven’s Life on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2pm at the Steamboat Grand, 2300 Mount Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 21: CXC Technique Clinics for Master Skiers...

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September 21, 2016 – The CXC Technique Clinics are open to master/citizen skiers of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Skiers will be divided in small groups based on their level to provide … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 20: Pre-season Discount Trail Passes Available for...

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September 20, 2016 – Prepaid trail passes are now available for the Yellowstone Ski Festival. Passes are valid from November 1-30. Passes can be purchased through the mail or online. Order by October 31, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 19: Ski for Light Seeks Skiers and...

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September 19, 2016 (Snow Mountain Ranch, Colorado) – Ski for Light (SFL) is a 40+ year old program that provides an annual week long event for Blind, Visually and Mobility impaired skiers. SFL … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 18: Alysson Marshall is Newest Member of...

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September 18, 2016 – Alysson Marshall was a member of the National Ski Team for five years and represented Canada at World Cup events, World U23 Championships (2009, 2011), World Junior Championships (2008) … READ MORE → 1 comment

Sep 17: Challenge Volvo 2016 in Orford –...

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September 17, 2016 (Orford, QC) – Skinouk‘s Sophie Carrier-Laforte and local star Zachary Cristofanilli (Orford Cross Country Ski Club), claimed the victories at the 10km Challenge Volvo 2016, the first CCC-sanctioned Tier 2 Roller … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 17: Job Opportunity – Coaches Needed for...

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September 17, 2016 – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre and Silver Star Mountain Resort offer Canada’s most established cross-country ski improvement camps for all skiing abilities & fitness levels. The camps are offered on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 16: Legendary Bjorn Daehlie Unveils New Identity...

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September 16, 2016 – Cross country legend Bjørn Daehlie pushed the limits of his sport in the 1990s, achieving Olympic and World Championship success. He established his eponymous brand in 1996, at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 15: The Way I See It –...

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September 15, 2016 – Nebulizer – Puffer, inhaler call it what you want, this little hand held device is causing the Norwegian Nordic team all kinds of problems these days – read more … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 15: XC Supercamps 2016/17 – Countdown to...

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September 15, 2016 – Well it’s Fall, at least in the Okanagan it is. But, for those of you who love Summer, Fall is not a bad thing. There is still time to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 14: Job Opportunity – Communications and Social...

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September 14, 2016 – The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) is Canada’s leading communication and knowledge hub for sport.  Founded in 1973, SIRC is a not-for-profit corporation that has served the Canadian and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 13: Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club...

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September 13, 2016 (Aspen, Colorado) – August has an impressive 14-year coaching history, helping athletes of all levels achieve their goals while developing a passion for Nordic skiing. August led the Nordic programs … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 13: New CAN FUND Athlete Application Deadline...

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September 13, 2016 – The CAN Fund athlete application will be available on the CAN Fund website for athletes to begin submitting their applications starting Tuesday September 13, 2016 at 10am EST.   The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 12: Ski Fit North Alberta Announces New...

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September 12, 2016 – Ski Fit North Alberta is proud to announce Les Parsons will be responsible for the direct coordination, implementation and delivery of Ski Fit North Alberta’s program and services. Les … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 11: Stephen and Hamilton Take 5/10km FR...

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September 11, 2016 (Wanaka, New Zealand ) – Three days of racing ended at Snow Farm near Wanaka today with national champions crowned and final placing in this season’s FIS Cross-Country Skiing Australia … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 10: NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle...

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September 10, 2016 (Wilmington, NY) –  The New York Ski Educational Foundation and the Olympic Regional Development Authority invite athletes to the NYSEF Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race on Sunday, September 18 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 10: Diggins and Newell Take 10/15km CL...

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September 10, 2016 (Wanaka, NZ) – Team USA took all the FIS ANC podium positions on day two ahead of Korean and Australian athletes. Two-time Winter Olympian Andy Newell backed up his Sprint … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 10: Green Mountain Valley School Announces Colin...

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September 10, 2016 (Fayston, VT ) – Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) is thrilled to announce Colin Rodgers as the new Nordic Director. Colin returns to his native Vermont from the Sun Valley Ski … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 09: USA’s Newell and Sargent Win FIS...

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September 09, 2016 (Wanaka, New Zealand) – Three days of elite cross-country ski racing began at Snow Farm near Wanaka, New Zealand today with the FIS Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) Sprint Classic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Sep 08: Sasseville Report – What do you...

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September 08, 2016 – Ok, I am going to give you some hypothetical situations and I want you to tell me if you think that it is doping or not. In all of … READ MORE →8 comments

Sep 08: Universities of Alaska and Fairbanks to...

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September 08, 2016 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Tough budget decisions are ahead for the University of Alaska; there is a very real possibility that cross-country skiing programs could be axed reports the News-Miner. Things … READ MORE → 0 comments