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Jun 24: Special Offer at Hardwood Ski and...

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June 24, 2014 (Barrie, ON) – For all bike lovers in the region… on Saturday June 28, we will be offering a bundled price of $40/adult or $35/child for a trail pass, mountain … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 23: FIS Rollerski World Cup Gets Underway...

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June 23, 2014 (Oroslavje, Croatia) – Oroslavje, Croatia was the host of this year’s first FIS Rollerski World Cup. A total of 70 competitors from 10 countries (FRA, GER, ITA, SLO, RUS, MKD, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 23: Job Opportunity – Radical Rabbits Head...

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June 22, 2014 (Barrie, ON) - Hardwood Ski and Bike is seeking a Head Coach for their Radical Rabbits program, which is an extension of the Jackrabbits program.  Children ages 10-12 who have skills in both Skate … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 23: Xenon and Argon Gases to be...

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June 22, 2014 – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has made amendments to Section S.2.1 of the 2014 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 21: FIS Registration Due For Southern Hemisphere...

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June 21, 2014 (Australia – New Zealand) – Temperatures are dropping and the ski fields in Australia and New Zealand will soon be opening. In Australia cross-country skiing club races begin at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 20: The New Face of Cross Country...

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June 20, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Cross Country Canada (CCC) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) last weekend in Canmore amidst controversy as former president, Richard Lemoine, resigned only days before as a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 20: US Biathlon Names Canada’s Jean Paquet...

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June 20, 2014 – US Biathlon is happy to announce that Canada’s Jean Paquet from Quebec,  will begin work as Head Coach Development for the US Biathlon. Paquet has coached for Biathlon Canada for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 20: Rundleski Rollerskis Announces New Design, Pricing...

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June 20, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – A top end piece of equipment: The Rundleski has been engineered and tested to provide unique performance characteristics and are built to a high level of craftsmanship. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 20: APU Masters Glacier Camp at Eagle...

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June 19, 2014 (Eagle Glacier, Alaska) – This summer APU is hosting a masters on-snow ski camp at the Thomas Training Center on Eagle Glacier. Come experience glacier training, just as APU’s Elite team and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 20: Bring Children to the Snow Interview...

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June 19, 2014 – Following a successful meeting with the FIS Athletes’ Commission in Barcelona, Spain, Bring Children to the Snow took a moment to sit down with the Chair of the Athletes’ Commission Kikkan … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 20: CCC Announces its 2014 Board of...

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June 19, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Following the 2014 Annual General Meeting held June 14 in Canmore, AB, Cross Country Canada (CCC) is pleased to announce its 2014 Board of Directors. The affairs of CCC are governed … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 18: Interviews w/FIS 2018 Ski Flying and...

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June 18, 2014 – The 2018/19 FIS World Championship Organizers were announced on Thursday, 5th June 2014 during the FIS Congress week in Barcelona, Spain. Following the election, FIS took the opportunity to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 17: Two-Time Olympian Daria Gaiazova to Retire...

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June 17, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – It turns out Daria Gaiazova took her final international cross-country ski race where her career all began – in her native Russia at the 2014 Olympic Winter … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jun 17: Kikkan Randall Starts Hot Trend With...

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June 17, 2014 – Everyone wants a pair of custom white L.LBean boots like US Nordic star Kikkan Randall’s! After L.LBean made a pair for Randall, the rest of the US Women’s team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 17: Job Opportunity – Coaching Association of...

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June 17, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – The Coaching Association of Canada unites stakeholders and partners in its commitment to raising the skills and stature of coaches, and ultimately expanding their reach and influence. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 17: NENSA Eastern HS and U16 Summer...

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June 17, 2014 – The NENSA Eastern HS and U16 camp will be held at GMVS as part of their summer junior camps taking place June 24-27. This is the eighth year of the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 16: Exel Ski Poles Make a Comeback...

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June 16, 2014 (Espoo, Finland) – Finland’s Exel ski poles are making a comeback into the cross-country ski pole market introducing their new X-Curve technology claimed to deliver 17% more propulsion power.

The company … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jun 16: Kikkan Randall Hosts Fast & Female...

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June 16, 2014 (Freeport, ME) – Fast and Female in partnership with L.L.Bean hosted two Power Hour events in Freeport, Maine last month, led by US XC skiing superstar and L.L.Bean design and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 15: Jamie Coatsworth is New President of...

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June 15, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Jamie Coatsworth is the new President of Cross Country Canada (CCC) following the unexpected resignation of Richard Lemoine prior to this weekend’s AGM (Annual General Meeting) in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 15: Job Opportunity – Canadian Paralympic Committee...

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June 15, 2014 – The overall purpose of this position is to develop and implement targeted Paralympic Games Preparation plans for both the summer and winter Paralympic Games by working closely with National … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 14: FIS Makes First Steps in Developing...

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June 14, 2014 – The biggest news to come out of the meetings of the Nordic Combined Committee was the announcement that the first steps will be made to develop Ladies’ Nordic Combined … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 14: Tahoe Donner Celebrates New Cross Country...

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June 13, 2014 (Truckee, Calif.) – With recent agency approvals, Tahoe Donner Association commemorated the official commencement of construction for the new Cross Country Ski Center today, Friday, June 13, with a groundbreaking ceremony. Staff … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 12: US Nordic Ski Nationals Headed to...

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June 12, 2014 (Houghton, MI) – With the recent USSA Congress having concluded, many of you are interested in details for Senior Nationals – Houghton 2015.  Our website should be live sometime this … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 12: FIS Changes for XC Skiing in...

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June 12, 2014 – During the 49th FIS Congress in Barcelona (SPA), the Cross-Country Committee presented several proposals. The FIS Cross-Country World Cup calendar 2014/15 was accepted with minor adjustments and confirmed by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 12: FIS President Kasper Re-elected – USA’s...

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June 11, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – The 49th International Ski Congress concluded last weekend in Barcelona (SPA). One of the highlights of the Congress was the re-election of FIS President Gian Franco Kasper for his … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 12: Job Opportunity – Amherst Regional High...

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June 11, 2014 (Amherst, MA) – Amherst Regional High School in Amherst, Massachusetts is looking for a new head coach for their Nordic Ski Program.  The program was established 6 years ago and has grown … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 10: Swix Partners with Norwegian Biathlon...

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June 10, 2014 (Oslo, Norway) – Swix Sport has announced a three-year partnership with the Norwegian Biathlon Association. “It comes at an exciting time,” said Ulf Bjerknes, CEO of Swix Sport. Swix product … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 10: Iceland’s Fossavatn Ski Marathon – A...

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June 10, 2014 – Alberta Master Jon Amundsen recently took a trek to Iceland for the Fossavatn Ski Marathon, held on May 3 in Isafjordur, the event featured 50km, 25km, 10km, and 5km … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 10: Canada’s Beckie Scott Continues to Fight...

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June 10, 2014 – As the WADA athlete committee chair, Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott, Salt Lake City Olympic gold medalist, continues to work closely with WADA in their common goal against doping. … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jun 10: Rossignol Nordic Racing Signs Olympian Erik...

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June 9, 2014 – After incredible success at the 2014 Sochi Olympics with 22 medals, Rossignol strengthens an already impressive Nordic Racing roster with the addition of 2014 Olympian, Erik Bjornsen.
“Erik is not only young … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 09: Job Opportunity – Provincial Assistant Coach,...

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June 09, 2014 (Vancouver, BC) – Objectives for the Provincial Assistant Coach, BC Adaptive Snowsports position are to work with the Provincial Head Coach to design, develop, implement and maintain the best possible … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 09: FIS Cross-Country World Cup Calendar 2014/15...

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June 09, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – Meeting on Thursday, 5th June, in Barcelona (SPA), the FIS Council confirmed the calendar for the FIS Cross-Country World Cup presented by Viessmann for the 2014/15 season. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 08: Biathlon Confirmed for 2015 World Masters...

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June 08, 2014 (Quebec City, QC) – Biathlon has received official confirmation for the 2015 Winter World Masters Games (WWMG) to be staged in Quebec City from Jan. 31-Feb. 8 next year. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 08: FIS Interview with USA’s Chris Grover...

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June 08, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – USA XC Ski Team Head Coach Chris Grover was appointed as Chairman of the Sub-Committee World and Continental Cups Cross-Country last autumn. Congress Daily talked to him … READ MORE → 1 comment

Jun 07: Job Opportunities – Canadian Sport Insititute...

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June 07, 2014 – Here are the latest job offerings in the Canadian sports sector. The Canadian Sport Institute Calgary is seeking two qualified individuals – one to fill a mat leave position … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 06: Tour du Canada 2016 – Gatineau,...

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June 06, 2014 – Last year at the Spring Calendar conference in Dubrovnik, the Sub-committee for World and Continental Cups Cross-Country supported the proposal from Cross Country Ski de fond Canada (“CCC”) to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 06: Obertsdorf, Seefeld Win Bids to Host...

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June 06, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – The FIS Council has elected the Organisers of the FIS World Championships 2018/2019 at the 49th International Ski Congress in Barcelona (SPA) today, 5th June 2014.

Oberstdorf (GER) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 06: FIS Committee Updates from Ski Jumping...

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June 06, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – All of the disciplines have been busy over the past few days with their Committee meetings and Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined were no different with a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 05: FIS Interview w/Kikkan Randall – Athletes’...

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June 05, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – On the first day of the 49th FIS Congress, the Council granted an observer position to the Athletes’ Commission. This marks the first time in the history … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 05: FIS Committee Updates from Cross-Country...

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June 05, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – During its meeting, the Cross-Country Committee had presentations from the Sub-Committees for World Cup, Popular Skiing, Development, Rollerski, Rules and Control, as well as the Youth and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 05: Full House at FIS Congress Ladies...

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June 05, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – After a brief welcome by FIS Development Programme Expert Josef Zenhäusern, former Swiss ski jumper Andreas Küttel presented the first results of his PHD study “After the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 04: WADA Publishes Independent Observer Report for...

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June 04, 2014 – WADA has completed and published its Independent Observer (IO) Report on the anti-doping program at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

In accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code, WADA is … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 03: 2015 US Cross Country Team Nominations...

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June 03, 2014 (Park City, Utah) – World Cup sprint champion Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) headlines a  powerhouse team of women nominated to the 2015 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team. All five A Team … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 02: WSJ-USA Announces Fly Girls – New...

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June 02, 2014 (Park City, Utah) – Women’s Ski Jumping USA has announced an innovative athlete development initiative and program to recruit and retain young female jumpers nationwide into the sport.
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Jun 01: WADA launches ALPHA: A Fresh Approach...

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June 01, 2014 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has launched ALPHA, an Athlete Learning Program about Health & Anti-Doping. ALPHA is a program that adopts a fresh approach to anti-doping education by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Jun 01: 2014 U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association...

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June 01, 2014 (Park City, UT) – At the recent the annual USSA Congress at the Park City Marriott, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association also honoured many individuals and organizations with their … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 31: Job Opportunity – Retail Manager Career...

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May 31, 2014 (Barrie, ON) – Hardwood Ski and Bike has been voted Eastern Canada’s Best place to mountain bike and cross country ski for the past five years. Our vision is to … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 30: The Way I See It –...

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May 30, 2014 – Oh, Where Art Thou Fair Prince of Nordic Skiing in Norway – Petter Northug seems to have gone missing. No mention in the press until the past couple of … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 29: FIS Interview w/Canada’s Ken Read on...

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May 29, 2014 (Barcelona, Spain) – Prior to the FIS Congress week in Barcelona, FIS took the opportunity to sit down with former Canadian Alpine racer Ken Read, Chairman of the FIS Youth … READ MORE → 0 comments

May 29: Six Federations Announce XC Ski Coaching...

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May 29, 2014 – As in all winter disciplines, spring is the time when National Ski Associations re-organise their coaching staff. Below are some of the key changes that have been announced by … READ MORE → 0 comments

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