St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., is seeking candidates for a full-time head coach of its men’s and women’s nordic skiing programs.
Colchester High School in Colchester, Vt., is searching for a Girls Ski Coach for the 2015-2016 season.
Want to fine tune your V1, skate climbing, or the amount your legs can tolerate in a given ski workout? This year’s Climb to the Castle champion Mary Rose has the workout for you: a Level 4 uphill rollerski interval session she did while training at low altitudes on the East Coast.
USSA National Coaches Symposium and L200 Training Wraps Up in Lake Placid (Press Release) Summary: It’s been a busy and informative 5 days for coaches around New England, with time for some fun too. Last Wednesday and Thursday, 18 coaches took part in the first ever L200 coach certification training to be held in the […]
Royal Gorge Cross Country is seeking a full-time and a part-time groomer and a full-time ski instructor for the 2015/16 season.
For junior athletes, one big question is how to participate in fall sports and not lose the gains of all the summer training. Team Soldier Hollow coach and former elite racer Morgan Smyth has a combo classic rollerski and general-strength workout for you.
Petter Northug, Jr., is off the Norwegian national team after he denied its terms to compete for Norway on the World Cup and Tour de Ski this season. Northug has previously said he might turn to long-distance racing apart from the mainstream circuit.
The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) Cross Country Sport Committee has two athlete vacancies. This is an opportunity to be involved with the strategic direction of the sport.
Due with her first child in December, Marit Bjørgen has found that life has changed slightly so far, but anticipates a comeback 10 weeks after birth. “I hope to be back as early as March,” she said at a team training camp in Italy.
Team Soldier Hollow, a 150-skier club based out of the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic cross-country ski venue in Midway, Utah, is seeking an assistant coach for the upcoming fall/winter season.
We’re officially into September, but that doesn’t mean we’re necessarily there with fall weather. As your workouts intensify in anticipation of the winter ahead, keep in mind that it’s important to stay hydrated — and the days can still reach very warm and potentially dangerous temperatures.
Alice Flanders, a CXC Team athlete based in Houghton, Mich., gives a list of responses to the age-old question rollerskiers get asked: “How do you stop on those things?”
USSA released the final version of its SuperTour calendar for the upcoming winter of 2015/2016, with a December stop in Sun Valley, Idaho, as well as a mid-season East Coast visit to Lake Placid, N.Y., and Stowe, Vt.
We know the reason you ski is your love for variable terrain, ever-changing scenery and snow, but sometimes, you’ve just got to get a workout in. And in the summer, those feeling a lack of “me-time” might find they can work up one heck of a sweat in minimal time at a local track.
The FasterSkier team is looking to grow with the addition of part-time reporters, starting this fall and committing through March 2016.
Kikkan Randall is known for her speed. But even though her forte is in races under three minutes long, one of her favorite workouts from the fall of 2011 was a 50 k rollerski double-pole session.
“You will struggle, you will fall … You will feel all of the work is for nothing, but it will always turn out in the end,” Jacobsen recently told a group of 135 juniors at the International Junior Camp in Sjusjøen, Norway. One of the athletes at camp, Hailey Swirbul recounts the Norwegian National Team member’s message, with an emphasis on happiness and hard work.
(Press release) Kent Eriksen Cycles is partnering with Central Cross Country Ski Association to support CXC’s Adaptive Program for children with physical disabilities and visual impairment by giving away a dream bike! The 1st place winner will receive a custom designed, hand crafted, Eriksen titanium road frame built with Shimano Ultegra wheel-set (or similar equivalent) […]
Finlandia University in Hancock, Mich., is seeking a full-time head coach for its nordic and cross country teams.
For this week’s workout, one of nine American skiers invited to the International Junior Camp in Norway shares the training session they did Monday: a competitive skate-sprint simulation on a 1.5 k loop.