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May 03: Felicia Gesior and Oscar Friedman Join CXC...

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May 03, 2016 – Central Cross Country Skiing is proud to announce, Felicia Gesior and Oscar Friedman will be joining the CXC Team for the 2016-2017 season. Felicia and Oscar look to build upon the … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 02: Elan Terminates Ski Jumping Program and...

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May 02, 2016 – In 2015, Elan Group increased its revenues to €71.3 million, while the Group’s audited net profit amounted to €3.8 million. Business results in the first quarter of 2016 are … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 01: 2016 Nominations for Cross Country Canada...

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May 01, 2016 – The following Cross Country Canada awards will be announced at the Annual General Meeting to be held in Canmore, AB,  June 16-19, 2016. Please see nomination form below for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 30: FIS XC Ski Survey – What...

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April 30, 2016 – FIS Cross-Country would like to learn from its fans and followers, athletes, teams and the media what they like about the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in its current format … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 30: Swedish Star Charlotte Kalla Parts with...

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April 30, 2016 – Charlotte Kalla, Sweden’s top skier and an Olympic, World and FIS Tour de Ski champion, has decided to leave the national team to train independently. “I want to try … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 29: The Spring Fling Returns to SLNC...

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April 29, 2016 (Sovereign Lake, BC) – Now that the sunny days of Spring are here, most people have shifted their focus to cycling, running, paddling and golfing. Cross country skiing is not … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 29: Bend Endurance Academy Announces Head Nordic...

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April 29, 2016 (Bend, Ore)  Bend Endurance Academy (BEA) is pleased to announce Bernadette Nelson as the new Head Nordic Coach.  Nelson joins BEA after a two-year coaching stint at Bridger Ski Foundation … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 28: Job Opportunity – Seasonal Nordic Head...

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April 28, 2016 – The McCall Winter Sports Club (MWSC) is seeking to hire a Seasonal Nordic Head Coach for the club’s Nordic Program. This position would lead, motivate, educate and provide direction … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 27: Interview with Zina Kocher on her...

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April 27, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Zina Kocher, a three-time Olympian, announced her retirement following the end of the biathlon season. The veteran athlete was a national team member for 15 years earning … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 27: Team Blackjack Has Openings for...

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April 27, 2016 (Rossland, BC) – The Blackjack Ski Club and Team Blackjack are based in Rossland, BC. The Blackjack Ski Club has run successful elite programming for many years. In fact two … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 27: Job Opportunity – Executive Director at...

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April 27, 2016 (Dieppe, NB) – CCNB is the provincial sport organization that oversees the sport of cross country skiing and is currently seeking a full-time Executive Director. The Executive Director (ED) will … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 26: Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and...

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April 26, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and Presenting Sponsor, Canadian Tire Corporation are honoured to reveal the six Athletes and one sport “Builder” who will make up the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 26: Norwegian Women’s Head Coach Egil Kristiansen...

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April 26, 2016 – Long-time women’s coach Egil Kristiansen has resigned from the Norwegian national team. Kristiansen has been responsible for the Norwegiam women’s team since 2006 and under his leadership Norwegian women … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 25: Russian Skier Vichuzhanin Cleared of Doping...

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April 25, 2016 (Moscow, Russia) – The Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has lifted a temporary suspension imposed last month on cross-country skier, Kirill Vichuzhanin, for the banned performance-enhancing drug meldonium according to Tass, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 24: High Performance Coaching Seminar Grants –...

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April 24, 2016 – The Cross Country Canada Women’s Committee is offering up to 3 grants of $300 to subsidize participation by female coaches in the High Performance Coaching Seminar hosted by Cross Country … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 24: Job Opportunity @ Canadian Sport Institute...

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April 24, 2016 – The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team as the Pacific Program Assistannt, Talent Development (part-time). This role will provide part-time administrative assistance … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 23: Inspiring Excellence in Female...

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April 23, 2016 – The Cross Country Canada Women’s Committee hosted a Coaches’ Cocktail again this year at the Haywood Ski Nationals. The Committee presented a seminar in Whitehorse on March 20, 2016, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 22: Kikkan Randall Makes Sports...

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April 22, 2016 (Anchorage, AK) – Cross-country skiers are not used to seeing Sports Illustrated provide coverage of their sport, but American xc ski star, Kikkan Randall, is in the current issue in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 21: Job Opportunity – Cross Country Ski...

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April 21, 2016 (Camrose, AB) – The University of Alberta – Augustana Campus (Augustana) and the Camrose Ski Club (CSC), in collaboration with Cross Country Alberta (CCA), are seeking a coach for both … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 21: 2016 CCC Board of Directors Nominations...

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April 21, 2016 – Cross Country Canada is seeking individuals who are interested in joining the CCC Board of Directors.  Elections will occur at the Annual General Meeting, June 19, 2016 in Canmore, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 20: Quebec City to Bid for 2026...

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April 20, 2016 (Quebec City, QC) – Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume says that his city is bidding to host the 2026 Olympic Winter Games, which he announced recently while in Lausanne, Switzerland. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 19: The Gutsy Girl – 10 Ways...

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April 19, 2016 – Bestselling author Caroline Paul’s new book, The Gutsy Girl, is a how-to guide for parents to push through the anxiety and let their kids take acceptable risks outdoors. Once … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 18: U.S. Biathlon Talent Identification Camp June...

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April 18, 2016 (Lake Placid, New York) – US Biathlon is looking for talented endurance athletes who are interested in becoming world-class competitors. The US Biathlon Talent Identification Camp will take place from … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 17: Congratulations to Kikkan Randall and Jeff...

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April 17, 2016 (Alaska) – Kikkan Randall and Jeff Ellis are the proud parents of a new baby boy, Breck Stuart Randall Ellis, who arrived on April 14th at 7:47pm Alaska time at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 16: NNF Opens National Development Project Grants...

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April 16, 2016 – The second phase of the NNF National Development Project is about to get underway with clubs, coaches and official education grant application being accepted thru May 31, 2016. Until … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 15: Announcing Inaugural CXC Marathon...

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April 15, 2016 – Six marathon events across three states, with grueling courses, made up the inaugural CXC Marathon Cup series. Weekend after weekend skiers were challenged not only by the length and terrain … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 14: National Nordic Foundation Names Hennie Kashiwa...

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April 14, 2016 – The National Nordic Foundation announced today, the hire of Hennie Kashiwa as Executive Director. The Steamboat Springs, Colorado native assumes the leadership role in the National Nordic Foundation on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 14: CSMC Named NENSA Club of the...

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April 14, 2016 – On the strength of this year’s snowmaking efforts and invitation to host events all year long, as well as their sustainable club model, growth, and investment in bringing skiing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 13: Ski The Length of Finland (HHS)...

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April 13, 2016 (Finland) – For cross-country ski aficionados who enjoy a new challenge and have some time on their hands, a 34-day, 1,800km trip from the south to the north of Finland … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 12: Interview with Jack Sasseville on his...

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April 12, 2016 (Barrie, ON) – Following the recent announcement of his pending retirement, we caught up with Jack Sasseville of Hardwood Ski and Bike Inc. to find out more about his decision, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 11: Job Opportunities @ Canadian Olympic Committee...

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April 11, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Be a part of building and servicing a national brand.  The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence.  We … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 10: Top Canadian Juniors to Join 15...

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April 10, 2016 – Thanks to the leadership and support of the Norwegian Ski Federation and its sponsors, CCC has responded favourably to the invitation to participate in the International Junior Camp this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 09: Russian Skier Tests Positive for...

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April 09, 2016 – Russian cross-country skier Kirill Vichuzhanin, 23, has tested positive for meldonium amidst controversy as the athlete claims he took the substance prior to it being classified as a banned … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 08: Job Opportunity – Head Ski Technician...

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April 08, 2016 – Biathlon Canada is seeking an employee in the role of Head Ski Technician with the National Team (NT). This position is the lead role in a dynamic high performance … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 07: U.S. Biathlon Announces 2016-17 National Team...

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April 07, 2016 (New Gloucester, Maine) – U.S. Biathlon’s International Competition Committee has presented the following nominations for the 2016-17 National Team and Development Groups to the U.S. Biathlon Board of Directors.
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Apr 07: Chris Jeffries to Continue as High...

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April 07, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – The Alberta World Cup Academy is very pleased to announce that Chris Jeffries will continue to lead the Academy next year as its High Performance Program Director. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 06: Dabudyk and Livers Win FIS Worldloppet...

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April 06, 2016 (Khanty Masiysk, Siberia) – The FIS Worldloppet Cup 2016 concluded this past weekend as 1,500 participants took on the Ugra Ski Marathon in Khanty Masiysk. Among them the red group, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 05: 24 Hours of Lappe in Thunder...

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April 05, 2016 (Thunder Bay, ON) – The 24 Hours of Lappe was held over this past weekend at the Lappe Nordic Ski Club with some skiers attaining notable distances in 24 hours … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 04: The 41st PAL Great Labrador Loppet...

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April 04, 2016 – On a beautiful Labrador blue-sky, full-of-sunshine day, -12˚C and warmer, over a hundred and thirty excited participants were at the start line for the 41th annual Great Labrador Loppet. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 03: Job Opportunity – Head Coach Golden...

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April 03, 2016 – The Golden Nordic Ski Club is seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated full time Head Coach with skills and integrity for the upcoming 2016/17 ski season, starting part time in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 02: Job Opportunities – CCES, PacificSport Fraser...

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April 02, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Check out the latest job opportunities in the Canadian sports sector, including positions with CCES, PacificSport Fraser Valley, GranFondo Canada, and Play On! Follow the corresponding links … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 01: Athletes Call on Anti-Doping Agencies to...

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April 01, 2016 – According to a New York Times article, athletes are putting pressure on anti-doping agencies, including WADA, to turn their attention to cleaning up winter sports, in light of widespread … READ MORE → 1 comment

Apr 01: Petter Northug Jr. Announces Intention to...

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April 01, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – Norwegian Nordic skiing superstar Petter Northug Jr. announced his intention today to immigrate to Canada with the hope of competing for the Maple Leaf at the 2018 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Apr 01: Stephen to be Honoured at Governor’s...

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April 01, 2016 (Salt Lake City, UT) – The Governor’s State of Sport Awards committee has selected three U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) athletes to be honored at the 2016 Governor’s State … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 31: Job Opportunity at Dartmouth College –...

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March 31, 2016 – Dartmouth College seeks a full-time, Head Coach for its men’s Nordic program. The Head Coach will lead, coach, develop and administer all aspects of the men’s Nordic program within … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 31: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest...

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March 31, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We are extremely pleased to announce the final standings and winners of this season’s SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup Contest after the final round of the 2015-16 … READ MORE →3 comments

Mar 31: Job Opportunity – Head Coach Golden...

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March 31, 2016 (Golden, BC) – The Golden Nordic Ski Club is seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated full time Head Coach with skills and integrity for the upcoming 2016/17 ski season, starting part-time … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 31: Winner of 2016/17 Jackrabbit Toque Design...

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March 31, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – Congratulations to Eva Parr, the winner of the 2016/17 Jackrabbit Toque design contest. Her home club is Pasadena Ski & Nature Park in Newfoundland. Eva is nine … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 29: CXC ‘Nordic Rocks’ for Schools Program...

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March 29, 2016 – The “Nordic Rocks” for Schools Program was developed to introduce a new generation of children in kindergarten thru 6th grade to the excitement found in the sport of cross-country … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 28: Job Opportunity – High Performance Coach...

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March 28, 2016 (Canmore, AB) – The Alberta World Cup Academy (AWCA) has a current opening for a High Performance Coach for the 2016/17 training year. As a designated NTDC, the Academy is … READ MORE → 0 comments