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Nov 28: FIS XC Contest – Win a...

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November 28, 2014 – Do you train hard and beyond limits? Share your best training picture with us and win a Polar M400 heart rate monitor. To enter the contest post a picture … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: LIVE FEED – USSA SuperTour West...

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November 28, 2014 (West Yellowstone, Montana) – Check out this live feed on XCountry Live direct from West Yellowstone where the 2014/15 USSA SuperTour season opener 1.5km FR Sprints are underway today. Then on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

1st Prize - Fischer Carbonlite Package

November 28, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – This is your last chance to register your team in the 7th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest for a shot at winning the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: Alex Harvey Says He’s Ready to...

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November 28, 2014 (Montreal, QC) – As a new Olympic cycle begins, Canadian XC ski veteran Alex Harvey does not intend to slow down. His 2013-2014 season was marked by ups and downs. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 28: FIS Athletes’ Commission Accepting Nomations for...

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November 28, 2014 – National Ski Associations are invited to submit nominations of candidates for the FIS Athletes’ Commission during the respective FIS World Championships in 2015. The Commission, which discusses and addresses … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 27: Happy Thanksgiving Blog and Twitter Roundup...

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November 27, 2014 – SkiTrax would like to wish our neighbours a very US Happy Thanksgiving. We hope you have a wonderful holiday and find the time to play in the snow… if … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 27: Craftsbury Opener Goes Low-Fluoro this Weekend...

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November 27, 2014 (Craftsbury, VT) – We’re excited to invite everyone to the Craftsbury Opener this Sunday, November 30. In a new twist this season, we’re making one change to  this traditional early … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 27: Get Amped With this FIS Nordic...

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November 27, 2014 – FIS has launched an action-packed teaser video to get fans amped for the start of the 2014-15 World Cup season that kicks off this weekend in Kuusamo, Finland. Check … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

1st Prize - Fischer Carbonlite Package

November 26, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – The final countdown is underway as the deadline approaches to register your team in the 7th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest. The grand … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: FIS Cross Country Talk Interview w/Kikkan...

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November 26, 2014 – During the recent FIS Council meetings in Oberhofen (SUI), FIS Athlete Commission Chair Kikkan Randall from the USA took a historic seat at the table of the FIS Council … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: Bend Endurance Academy Announces New Head...

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November 26, 2014 (Bend, OR) – Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) announced earlier this month that Jordan Buetow has joined the coaching staff as head Nordic Development Team Coach for the 2014 – 15 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 26: FIS World Cup #1 Ruka Preview...

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November 26, 2014 – For the 13th time, the FIS Cross-Country World Cup and the Nordic Opening will take place in Ruka (FIN). This upcoming weekend, the FIS Cross-Country World Cup will begin … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 25: Job Opportunity – Cross Country...

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November 25, 2014 – Cross Country Alberta would like to announce the opening of a one year temporary position for Program Coordinator, covering a maternity leave. The position will commence on January 12, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 25: NNF News – Drive for 25...

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November 25, 2014 – This year the Drive for 25 raised over $215k for Cross Country and Nordic Combined development programs. Every year our Nordic community says YES WE CAN and collectively we come together … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 25: Alysson Marshall Blog – The Canadian...

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November 25, 2014 – You may have seen the new fundraising campaign on the CCC website: The Canadian Excellence Fund. This is something I have been working hard on with CCC for a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 24: US Cross Country Team Named for...

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November 24, 2014 (Park City, Utah) – The 2014-15 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced today on the eve of the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener this weekend in Ruka, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 24: Job Opportunity – Athlete Coach Services...

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November 24, 2014 – The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is a world class Olympic and Paralympic training environment as designated by Own the Podium. Through the support of our national and provincial partners, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: Interview with Devon...

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November 23, 2014 (Gallivare, Sweden) – Following today’s 15km CL race at the SportEvent Gällivare Lapland venue where he placed 5th we caught up with Canadian veteran Devon Kershaw for a brief chat. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: SportEvent Gällivare 10/15km CL – Alex...

Alex Harvey [P] Yngve Johansson, Imega Promotion

November 23, 2014 (Gallivare, Sweden) – Canada’s Alex Harvey landed on the podium again claiming 3rd with teammate Devon Kershaw 5th in the men’s 10km CL at the SportEvent Gällivare competitions today in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: FIS XC Pre-World Cup Competition Round...

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November 23, 2014 – It as another busy day of competition across Scandinavia including Rovaniemi, Finland; Beitostolen, Norway; Bruksvallarna, Sweden; Saariselkae, Finland; Gallivare, Sweden. Our next race report will be from the World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

1st Prize – Fischer Carbonlite Package

November 23, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – With over 150 team entries so far, our 7th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest for skiers around the world, is well under way. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 23: Sadie Bjornsen Takes Over at Sodie...

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November 23, 2014 (Muonio, Finland) – The US XC Ski Team is in Finland preparing for the upcoming FIS World Cup season that starts next weekend in Kuusamo and Sadie Bjornsen is now … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 22: Internship Opportunity – TwentyTen...

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November 22, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – The TwentyTen Group is a leading-edge strategic marketing and sponsorship firm with a growing international client base. Operating in Toronto and Vancouver, the TwentyTen Group strives to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 22: Perianne Jones and Sergey Ustiugov Win...

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November 22, 2014 (Gallivare, Sweden) – Canada’s Perianne Jones earned her first FIS victory in the women’s 1.2km CL sprint today to kick off her season while Russia’s Sergey Ustiugov pipped fellow Canuck … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: Interview with Canadian XC Ski Team...

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November 21, 2014 (Gallivare, Sweden) – SkiTrax caught up with Justin Wadsworth, the Head Coach of the Canadian National Ski Team, that is currently at their final training camp in Gallivare, Sweden. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: The Grinders Launch New Pro Nordic...

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November 21, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – The Grinders are Rich Pettit and Geret Coyne. If you have competed on the international Nordic circuit for Canada in the last 25 years, you will likely … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: Johaug and Sundby Dominate in Beitostolen...

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November 21, 2014 – Therese Johaug and Martin Johnsrud Sundby started their seasons off just as they left them in March of 2014.  Both Johaug and Sundby took home the Overall World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 21: Kalla and Olsson Tops at Swedish...

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November 21, 2014 – The opening weekend of competition in Bruksvallarna, Sweden, featuring most of the Swedish National team, saw Charlotte Kalla and Johan Olsson victorious in the 5/10 km classic events.

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Nov 21: Frozen Thunder 2014 Recap Video Gets...

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November 21, 2014 – Check out this great Frozen Thunder 2014 recap video from Buff Canada at the season-opener in Canmore as North American athletes got their ski on. From start to finish, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Agenda 2020 Strategic Roadmap for Future...

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November 20, 2014 – On November 18, IOC President Thomas Bach revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.
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Nov 20: Women’s Ski Jumping USA Names Nine...

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November 20, 2014 (Park City, UT) – Nine top U.S. women ski jumpers have been named to the 2014-15 U.S. Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team ahead of an exciting World Championships, World Cup, and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Dahria Beatty Blog – Bringing Fast...

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November 20, 2014 – My past month has been full of fun events, highlights being the Fast and Female Power hour in Whitehorse in conjunction with my trip home and starting the race … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 20: Canadian Excellence Fund – Support Our...

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November 20, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – As we enter a new Olympic quadrennial, Canada is searching for our next generation of World Cup athletes. We have a strong group of developing athletes but … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15...

1st Prize - Fischer Carbonlite Package

November 19, 2014 (Toronto, ON) – With the first FIS World Cup kicking off the season in Kuusamo, Finland on Nov. 29, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy … READ MORE →2 comments

Nov 19: FIS XC Season Gets Underway with...

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November 19, 2014 – The FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2014/15 presented by Viessmann starts next week in Ruka (FIN) but the Cross-Country Skiing season already started last weekend with the first competitions of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: Methow Valley Nordic Team Youth Program...

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November 19, 2014 (Winthrop, WA) – Help us raise money for the Methow Valley Nordic Team. There are approximately 110 youth skiers involved in our program – almost 20% of our youth population … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 19: Craftsbury Outdoor Center to Host USSA...

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November 19, 2014 (Craftsbury Common, VT) – 11 days. 7 races. Eastern Cups, SuperTours, Carnival Races, Masters Races, and the always timeless Craftsbury Marathon. Hundreds of racers from all over the country, including … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: CXC to Host Level 100 Coaches...

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November 18, 2014 – CXC will host a day-long Level 100 CXC/USSA Coaches Certification program in Minneapolis on Sunday November 30th. The program will be conducted from 8am to 5 pm at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Callaghan Gold – Early Snow at...

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November 18, 2014 (Callaghan Valley, BC) – Cross Country BC held its fall Callaghan Valley Training Centre / BC Ski Team / BC Development Squad Camp on ski trails made from stored snow … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: NNF’s Drive For 25 – Huge...

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November 18, 2014 – Through participation, through donations, through general energy, this was the most powerful Drive for 25 yet. Thanks to all who donated, share, posted, ambassador-ed, and generally kept the drive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Bjarne Nielsen’s North Pole Sit Ski...

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November 18, 2014 – On April 23 Shaw Media and Muse Entertainment announced the start of production on March to the Pole, a documentary following four injured Canadian soldiers trekking into the High … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 18: Olympic Biathlon Champ Domracheva Signs 4-Year...

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November 18, 2014 – The Belarusian biathlete “Queen of Sochi” signed today a 4-year contract with Exel Poles. For the upcoming season, Darya will be using Exel´s new and revolutionary X-Curve X-HMC 100 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: CAAWS Accepting Nominations for Most Influential...

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November 17, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – Starting today you can publicly recognize and honour an influential woman by nominating her to be included on The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: 2014-2015 North American Snowshoe Racing...

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November 17, 2014 – The International Snowshoe Federation and the US Snowshoe Association have released their calendars of exciting snowshoe racing events coming to North America this 2014-15 season. The 2015 International Snowshoeing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 17: CCES Supports New Lyle Makosky Values...

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November 17, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is pleased to announce its support of the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund – a fund … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 16: Kowalczyk Dominates Early Season Races in...

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November 16, 2014 (Olos, Finland) – Poland’s Justyna Kowalczyk and Finland’s Ari Luusua have won the classic sprint competitions in Olos, Finland on day one of the three-day competition. Kowalczyk was the day’s … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 16: Cross-Country Canada and Project Podium Build...

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November 16, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Canada’s best cross-country ski athletes will soon hit the start line on the journey to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and Cross Country Ski de … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 15: Start’s All New Glide Wax 2015...

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November 15, 2014 – Start has reformulated its entire wax line for winter 14/15. Start’s four primary grades of Gliders are now SG, LF, MF & HF. Start is the #2 Wax company … READ MORE → 0 comments

Nov 15: U.S. Women’s Team Olympic XC Ski...

November 15, 2014 – Hello Ski Friends, The U.S. Women’s Cross Country Ski Team needs your help with a project that celebrates women’s Olympic skiing history in our country. If you are on … READ MORE →2 comments

Nov 14: Team Canada Takes Final Pre-World Cup...

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November 14, 2014 – The Canadian National Ski Team’s final pre-season training is taking place in Gallivare, Sweden, as they ready themselves for next weekend’s “Winter Premiere” FIS races. Temperatures are cold in … READ MORE → 0 comments

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