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Mar 08: Harvey 17th in Men’s 15km CL...

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March 08, 2015 (Lahti, Finland) – Canada’s Alex Harvey led the North Americans in the men’s 15km CL at the World Cup in Lahti, Finland on Sunday placing 17th as Italy’s Francesco De … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: Canada’s Crawford 25th in Women’s 7.5km...

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March 08, 2015 (Kontiolahti, FIN) – Canada’s Rosanna Crawford climbed back from 32nd to finish 25th with three penalties as the top North American in the women’s 7.5kmPursuit won by Marie Dorin Habert … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: Canada’s Smith 13th as Germany’s Erik...

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March 08, 2015 (Kontiolahti, FIN) – Nathan Smith, who became the first Canadian man to win a medal at the Biathlon World Championships only 24 hours ago, was the top North American today in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: Petter Eliassen and Justyna Kowalczyk Win...

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March 08, 2015 (Mora, Sweden) – The Vasaloppet is the seventh event in the Swix Ski Classics tour and the start of the second half of the season. Warm and wet conditions made the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 08: France Wins Mixed Relay at IBU...

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March 08, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Ecstatic over the historic news of Canada’s first male biathlon world championships medal was extra motivation for Canadian biathletes at the final race of IBU Cup – … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Interviews w/Nathan Smith and Biathon Canada’s...

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March 07, 2015  (Kontiolahti, FIN) – SkiTrax caught up with Nathan Smith following his historic silver medal today in the men’s 10km Sprint at the IBU World Championships in Finland for his take on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: USA’s Randall 3rd and Diggins 4th...

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March 07, 2015 (Lahti, FIN) – The USA’s Kikkan Randall was back on the podium for the first time this season with a third place finish in the women’s FR Sprint with teammate … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 07: Canada’s Nathan Smith Takes Historic SILVER...

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March 07, 2015  (Kontiolahti, FIN) – Nathan Smith made history today as he skied to where no other Canadian man has ever gone before landing on the IBU Biathlon World Championship podium. Smith fired … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 06: Canada’s Aidan Millar Top North American...

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March 06, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Fresh off an eighth place finish at the junior world championships, Canada’s Aidan Millar from Canmore was the fastest North American in the men’s 10km Sprint at IBU Cup … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 06: Zina Kocher Nails Fourth at IBU...

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March 06, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – After a long week of racing, speed merchant Zina Kocher of Red Deer woke up Friday morning feeling sluggish. Her energy was low, she hadn’t raced well … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 06: 276 Skiers Named To USA’s National...

March 06, 2015 – A total of 276 student-athletes from 29 institutions of higher education were Friday named to the 2015 National Collegiate All-Academic Ski Team, announced and awarded by the United States … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: Team USA Battles to Strong 8th...

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March 05, 2015 (Kontiolahti, FIN) – Team USA got off to a strong start at the IBU World Championships on Thursday with an eighth-place finish in the 2×6+2×7.5-kilometer mixed relay as the Czech Republic claimed the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: SkiTrax Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015 Contest...

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March 05, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re excited to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest after the Men’s 50k CL Mass Start, where Canada’s Alex Harvey logged a … READ MORE → 1 comment

Mar 05: Behind the Gold Seizing Opportunity –...

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March 05, 2015 – It was an unlikely scenario. In a raging, wet Swedish snowstorm, three athletes shivered in the cold of the finish stadium in Falun. In the middle stood Sweden’s favorite … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: New England’s Top Young XC Ski...

March 05, 2015 – New England’s best junior cross country ski racers in the U16, U18, & U20 categories are heading to Truckee, California this week for the 2015 USSA Junior National Championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 05: IBU World Championships March 5-15 Kick...

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March 05, 2015 (Kontiolahti, Finland) – The opening ceremonies for the 2015 IBU World Championships presented by BMW, March 5-15, got underway on Wednesday in Kontiolahti, Finland. The USA’s Clare Egan, who is participating … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: Canada’s Bedard Takes Solid 8th in...

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CANMORE – Valcartier’ Quebec’s Marc-Andre Bedard is a man of his word. The 29-year-old biathlete promised the Canadian men would improve on their results as IBU Cup 7&8 wore on, and he backed it up … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: Canada’s Beaudry Strong 6th in Women’s...

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March 04, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Germany’s Karolin Horchler won her her third IBU Cup race in a week in Canmore, while Prince George native Sarah Beaudry kept Canada’s flower ceremony streak alive … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: SkiTrax Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015 Contest...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-night stay

March 04, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest after the Women’s 30k CL Mass Start, which Therese Johaug (NOR) won solo by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: Fundraiser Clinic with the US XC...

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March 04, 2015 – The USSA Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation is hosting a fundraiser clinic with the U.S. XC Ski Team at Galena Lodge in Galena, Idaho on March 28. Participants will … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 04: CXC 2015 Midwest Junior National Team...

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March 04, 2015 – Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC) and the Midwest Junior Committee is pleased to announce this year’s Midwest Junior National Team that will be competing in the USSA Cross … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-night stay

March 03, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest after the Men’s 4x10km Relay where Norway won its eighth consecutive title by … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Women’s Ski Jumping USA President Deedee...

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March 03, 2015 (Park City, UT) – Women’s Ski Jumping USA has lost its tenacious and loved leader, and the world has lost a great influencer in sport equality and women’s rights. Deedee … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Canada’s Brian McKeever Joins Team Coop...

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March 03, 2015 – The Swedish long distance ski team Team Coop is preparing for Ski Classics Event #7 and will be joined at the historic Vasaloppet by the Canadian nine-time Paralympic Gold medalist, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: Novak and Mannima Victorious at Bieg...

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March 03, 2015 – The race day started with -1°C and some foggy weather, however during the race, the sun made its way through the fog and made the race a great experience … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 03: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-nights

March 2, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest after the Women’s 4x5km Relay where Team USA recovered to finish 4th and match their … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 02: Harvey Claims Stellar 5th as Northug...

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March 1, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Petter Northug (NOR) pounced near the end of the men’s 50km CL race moving up from the mid-teens with a turn of speed that none could match as he … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 02: Canada’s Zina Kocher Takes 2nd in...

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March 1, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Rekindling her passion for the podium, Canada’s Zina Kocher blazed through the field en route to a second place finish in the women’s sprint at IBU Cup 7 at … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: Canada’s Bedard 19th in Men’s 10km...

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March 01, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Germany’s Florian Graf was unstoppable while the Canadians showed modest improvements on Day 2 of IBU Cup 7 at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Graf held onto the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-night stay

March 01, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the Men’s 15 km Individual at Falun 2015 where Johan Olsson took home … READ MORE → 0 comments

Mar 01: Johaug Destroys Field in Women’s 30km...

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February 28, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Therese Johaug (NOR) charged to victory in dominant style in the women’s 30km CL as she soloed to across the line with a decisive 1:31 margin over her super … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: Canada’s Emma Lunder Scores Stellar Silver...

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February 28, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – A super swift biathlete by day and a Starbucks barista by night, Vernon B.C.’s Emma Lunder had the race of her life to win Canada’s first medal … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: Russia’s Kornev Takes 10km Sprint Victory...

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February 28, 2015 (Canmore, AB) – Marc-Andre Bedard is accustomed to jumping through fire and hucking javelins in the off season as a Spartan racer, but he relied on strong shooting to lead … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: NCAA West Region Championship...

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February 28, 2015 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Here are the results from the NCAA West Region / Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association Championship classic races held on Saturday at Kincaid Park in Anchorage, Alaska. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: Norway Claims 8th Consecutive Men’s Relay...

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February 27, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Norway won a thrilling 4x10km Men’s Relay at Falun 2015 by a mere 0.6 seconds over Sweden as it all came down to the wire when Petter Northug beat Calle … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 28: FIS Ask the Athlete for Clean...

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February 27, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – As part of the first ever Legacy Outreach Program, the leading Nordic skiers from across the world participated in the Ask the Athlete – Clean As Snow campaign at the FIS Nordic … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 27: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-night stay

February 27, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the the Women’s 10km Individual at the Falun 2015 FIS World Championships … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Norway Unstoppable as Team USA Captures...

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February 26, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – The Women’s 4x5km Relay was full of surprises and drama as Norway took no prisoners on their way to a resounding victory as they handled the pressure … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: USA’s Bryan Fletcher Strong 5th as...

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February 26, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – American Bryan Fletcher set himself up for success with a strong jump placing 13th and then skied with panache to a top-five finish in the large hill … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Germany’s Severin Freund Claims Large Hill...

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February 26, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Severin Freund, 26, delivered Germany’s third gold taking the large hill HS134-meter competition with a clear victory in Falun on Thursday evening. Freund set a new hill record ending … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 26: Organic Valley Becomes Newest ASM Series...

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February 26, 2015 – Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, has been named an official sponsor of the American Ski Marathon Series and the AXCS … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: Sweden’s Johan Olsson in Charge in...

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February 25, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Despite having only one World Cup start behind him this season, in Ostersund 10 days ago, Sweden’s Johan Olsson crushed the competition today in Falun with a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: Ski Jumping Tops the Prize Money...

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February 25, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Besides medals and prestige the athletes can also win a good amount of prize money in Falun. A total of CHF 870 600,- is awarded in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 25: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – XC Ski 3-nights

February 25, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – We’re pleased to present the standings in our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun 2015 Contest following the Team Sprint at Falun 2015 where defending champs Team USA’s Jessie Diggins … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg Nail...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, Sweden) – Team USA was on fire in the women’s 10km FR individual race with Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg delivering stellar performances to claim silver and bronze for … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Teleconference Call with Caitlin Gregg, Jessie...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Check out the US Ski Team’s media conference call with Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN), Caitlin Gregg (Minneapolis, MN) and the US Women’s Coach Matt Whitcomb, following the medal … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: Interview with Head Coach Chris Grover...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – SkiTrax caught with US XC Head Coach Chris Grover just after Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg finished second and third respectively in the Women’s 10km FR individual … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 24: News FLASH – USA’s Jessie Diggins...

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February 24, 2015 (Falun, SWE) – Americans Jessie Diggins and Caitlin Gregg claimed a historic podium today winning a stunning silver and bronze in the Women’s 10km FR individual at the 2015 FIS … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: US Women 12th and Men 15th...

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February 23, 2015 (Minsk-Raubichi, Belarus) – The Team USA women, consisting of Siena Ellingson, Chloe Levins, and Amanda Kautzer, finished 12th in the Youth 3x6km relay on the final day of the IBU … READ MORE → 0 comments

Feb 23: SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Falun Worlds 2015...

1st Prize - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - XC Ski 3-nights

February 23, 2015 (Toronto, ON) – Canada’s Alex Harvey was on the podium again making history with his second medal at the Falun 2015 Nordic World Championships in the men’s 30km Skiathlon winning bronze … READ MORE → 0 comments