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Oct 27: ONE WAY Becomes Exclusive Textile Partner...

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October 27, 2014 – Russian WorldTour Team Katusha is proud to announce its partnership with the Finnish Nordic sports brand ONE WAY. Katusha’s clothing partner for 2015 and 2016 has a distribution in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 26: 5th Annual Rampa con i Campioni...

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October 26, 2014 – Already for the fifth time amateur cross-country skiers will have a unique chance to live the emotional Final Climb of Tour de Ski in front of more than 20.000 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 26: Gatineau Loppet 2015 – Early Bird...

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October 26, 2014 (Gatineau, QC) – You have until October 31to save up to 40% on registration fees for the Gatineau Loppet (best price of the 2015 edition!). Make a group registration and … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 25: Interviews with Devon Kershaw and Liz...

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October 25, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – SkiTrax caught up with Canada’s Devon Kershaw (NST/Onaping Falls) who won the B-Final at Frozen Thunder, and the USA’s Liz Stephen (U.S. Ski Team – Burke Mt Academy) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 24: WinSport Frozen Thunder Classic Sprint Final...

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October 24, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Ida Sargent (USA) U.S. Ski Team – CGRP and Dakota Blackhorse-von Jess (USA) Bend Endurance Academy topped the qualifications at the 1.6km WinSport Frozen Thunder Classic Sprint qualifications … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 23: Job Opportunity – Youth Program Manager,...

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October 23, 2014 (New Gloucester, ME) – NENSA is seeking a youth program manager to galvanize the youth cross-country skiing community in New England. This position will directly manage NENSA’s Bill Koch League programs … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 22: New Sodie Training Rap Kicks off...

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October 22, 2014 – Our exclusive new “Sodie Training Rap” has now launched at SkiTrax.com. This regular feature stars two of the sport’s top competitive female XC skiers, Sophie Caldwell and Sadie Bjornsen. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 22: CCES First Quarter Report – Canadian...

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October 22, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – In its first quarter, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) focused on enhancing its international relationships to help increase the fight against doping in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 22: SIA Announces Inaugural INDUSTRY + INTELLIGENCE...

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October 22, 2014 (Washington, DC) – SnowSports Industries America (SIA), the snow sports industry’s member-owned trade association, recently announced plans to host its first-ever INDUSTRY + INTELLIGENCE gathering. The daylong industry-only event, scheduled … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 21: SkiTrax Notice to Cross Country Canada...

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October 21, 2014 – SkiTrax continues as the Official Magazine of Cross Country Canada (CCC) but a complimentary subscription to SkiTrax is no longer included with Race Licence Holder memberships.
Race Licence Holders can … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 21: Executive Director Position – Cross Country...

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October 21, 2014 – CCNB is the provincial sport organization that oversees the sport of cross country skiing and are currently seeking a full-time Executive Director. This position is financially supported by the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 21: Liz Stephen’s Park City Training Camp...

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October 21, 2014 – I am currently on a plane to San Francisco for a night with my good friend and teammate Jessie Diggins to attend the annual Snow Ball that is held … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 20: Preseason Discount Trail Passes Available for...

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October 20, 2014 (West Yellowstone, MT) – The weather is turning and the mountains already have a couple inches of snow! Now is the time to get your Yellowstone Ski Festival November passes … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 20: Canadian GG Proclaims 2015 the Year...

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October 20, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) – His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, today proclaimed 2015 the Year of Sport in Canada in a ceremony on Parliament Hill. The … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 20: Borah Teamwear Offers Exclusive Birchleggings Club...

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October 20, 2014 (Coon Valley, WI) – Borah Teamwear, a long-time supporter and recent sponsor of the American Birkebeiner, has collaborated with the renowned Birchleggings Club, providing an exclusive custom Nordic apparel collection … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 19: Tim Hug Takes Swiss National Summer...

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October 19, 2014 (Einsiedeln, Switzerland) – Tim Hug has claimed the Swiss National Summer Nordic Combined title once more, this time also beating out top U.S. team members who were on the start … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 19: Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships Officially...

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October 19, 2014 (Falun, Sweden) – Nearly 100 participants were in attendance for the Final Inspection including representatives from the 2015 Local Organizing Committee, Swedish Ski Association, City of Falun, Region of Dalarna, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 18: Talkin’ With the Gravy Train –...

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October 18, 2014 – Having grown up in one of America’s most well-known Nordic skiing families, Paddy Caldwell, has been on skis from about the same time that he learned to walk. At … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 18: NNF Supporting Tomorrow’s Nordic Stars Today...

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October 18, 2014 – The wave has started. US Skiing is on the rise and the NNF is a part of it. Now. Right now, the small bits of participation from the skiing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 17: USST 10km Skate Individual Start –...

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October 17, 2014 (Park City, UT) – Kikkan Randall (USST/APU) and Miles Havlick (SVSEF Gold) topped the women’s and men’s field’s respectively at USST’s 10km Skate Individual Start as part of the team’s high-altitude training … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 17: CXC Super Fit Weekends...

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October 17, 2014 – Bring your old skis to test if they have a good fit for you, learn what conditions they will ski the best and compare them to new skis side … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 16: Ivan Babikov Report – Last Dryland...

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October 16, 2014 (Park City, Utah) – For the last dryland training camp of this summer our team went to Park City. We were joined by some American skiers and Alberta World Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 15: Frozen Thunder Update – Canmore Nordic...

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October 15, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Snow is in the air and Alberta is ready to kick things off soon as the Canmore Nordic Centre began the annual ritual of breaking out the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 15: Brooks Blog – A Story Worth...

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October 15, 2014 (Alaska) – You know how they say that a picture is worth a thousand words? What does that make a documentary worth? Let’s just say, a lot. Especially if you’re … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 15: USSA Partners with RallyMe to...

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October 15, 2014 The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, in partnership with RallyMe, announced today the launch of “USSA Crowdfunding”, a groundbreaking funding platform exclusively for its member athletes.
The website, USSA.RallyMe.com, is the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 14: World Champion Kikkan Randall Partners with...

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October 14, 2014 (Finland0 – From the 2014/2015 season onwards, Randall will be going for gold with YOKO ski gloves and poles. Finnish sporting goods and textiles company YOKO has entered into a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 14: Fischer University Kicks Off Two Days...

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October 14, 2014 (Minneapolis, MN) – Thirty-five nordic racing dealers arrived in downtown Minneapolis to connect, share and learn from Fischer Sports and friends of the nordic industry. “This has never been done … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 13: APU Partners with Craft...

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October 13, 2014 (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center will take on a new look this
season. APU is partnering with Craft Sportswear, a global outdoor wear company that also … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 13: First U.S. Title for Bryan Fletcher...

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October 13, 2014 (Lake Placid, New York) – Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) added another jewel to an already star-studded Nordic Combined career, winning his first national title at the U.S. Nordic Combined … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 12: Nick Fairall Claims U.S. Ski Jumping...

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October 12, 2014 (Lake Placid, NY) – Nick Fairall (Andover, NH) defended his title at the Flaming Leaves Festival on the Lake Placid Olympic jump at the K95 meter U.S. Ski Jumping Championship, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 12: US Ski Jumping Championships Women –...

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October 12, 2014 (Lake Placid, New York) – Sarah Hendrickson showed why she is the world champion in women’s ski jumping by soaring to a first place finish in the US Ski Jumping … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 12: National Teams in Final Prep for...

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October 12, 2014 – With around 50 days until the start of the 2014/15 FIS Cross-Country World Cup season, national teams around the world are working full speed on preparing for the upcoming … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 11: Jim Galanes to be Inducted into...

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October 11, 2014 (Stowe, VT) – Join us for the 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony October 19th at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center! We’re very excited to induct five Vermonters: Jim Galanes, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 11: Southern Ontario District Launches Paraffin Race...

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October 11, 2014 – Southern Ontario District is launching a “SOD Paraffin race series” this winter from Dec 21 to Feb 22 at 10 venues across the province. The series kicks off with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 10: FIS Interview with Sarah Hendrickson –...

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October 10, 2014 – Reigning World Champion from Val di Fiemme, Sarah Hendrickson, suffered a serious knee injury during training in Obertsdorf over a year ago. She came back for the Olympic Games in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 10: Sad Day for the Birkie –...

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October 10, 2014 – The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is sad to inform you that Dave Nelson, our long-time friend, supporter, Birchlegger and board member, passed away peacefully yesterday morning after a courageous … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: Northug Gets Jail Time after Drunk...

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October 09, 2014 – Former Olympic XC skiing gold medalist Petter Northug of Norway was given a jail sentence of 50 days on Thursday after crashing his car last May while driving drunk, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: John Oliver Spoof on Norway Pulling...

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October 09, 2014 – After Norway announced on Oct. 1 that it was pulling its bid to Host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, John Oliver, host of the HBO show ‘Last Week Tonight … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: Holly Brooks Featured on KTVA Daybreak...

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October 09, 2014 (Anchorage, AK) – Former Olympian and US Team XC skier Holly Brooks was featured on the KTVA 11 Daybreak TV program on Thursday and spoke about this Sunday’s 6th annual Fast … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 09: FIS Cross-Country Technical Committee Meetings in...

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October 09, 2014 (Zurich, Switzerland) – During the FIS Technical Committee Meetings in Zurich (SUI) several Cross-Country Sub-Committees met to discuss a broad range of topics.
The Sub-Committee for the World and Continental Cups … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Sophie Caldwell Suffers Second Elbow Injury...

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October 08, 2014 (Deer Valley, Utah) – Rising US cross-country ski star, Sophie Caldwell, suffered a broken elbow on Monday in Park City, Utah where she and her USST members are on site … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Athletes Who Cheat Could Still Benefit...

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October 08, 2014 – A recent article in BBC Sports addresses what many have been wondering about: even if an athlete who is caught using performance enhancing drugs serves a suspension, the physical … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Black Jack Race Team News –...

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October 08, 2014 (Mammoth Lakes, CA) – Rossland, BC’s Black Jack Ski Team is currently logging some serious altitude training in Mammoth Lakes, CA. They are on week two of their altitude camp. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 08: Frozen Thunder Super Camp Make a...

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October 08, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Three of our four training centres, the AWCA, CVTC and NDC Thunder Bay, have just launched a fundraising and promotion campaign for a new junior development program, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: New Sodie Training Rap with Caldwell...

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October 07, 2014 – We’re excited to announce the our exclusive “Sodie Training Rap” is coming soon to SkiTrax.com. This regular feature will star two of the sport’s hottest competitive female XC skiers, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: Soldier Hollow Resort Seeks XC Ski...

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October 07, 2014 (Midway, UT) – Soldier Hollow Resort, located in Midway, UT, is seeking cross-country ski instructors and coaches for the 2014-15 winter season. Soldier Hollow, home of the 2002 Olympic cross … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 07: Support CXC Adaptive Program for Children...

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October 07, 2014 – Kent Eriksen Cycles, HED Cycling and Sram are partnering to support CXC’s Adaptive Program for children with physical disabilities and visual impairment by giving away a dream bike to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 06: CCC Releases AAP Carding Criteria...

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October 06, 2014 (Canmore, AB) – Here is the criteria that will be used by Cross Country Canada for nominating Able-Bodied and Para-Nordic athletes for Sport Canada’s Athlete Assistanace Program (AAP) for 2015-16. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 06: 2014-15 NENSA Eastern Cup Series...

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October 06, 2014 – We are down to three months away from the next Eastern Cup, NENSA’s signature race series, and it is time to get prepped for all the excitement to come! In case … READ MORE → 0 comments

Oct 05: Job Opportunity – General Manager for...

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October 05, 2014 – Sovereign Lake Nordic Club (“SLNC”) is seeking a General Manager. SLNC combined with adjacent Silver Star Mountain has 105km of the finest cross-country skiing in North America. We consistently … READ MORE → 0 comments

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