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Biathlon, September 1, 2015
This past weekend, Summer Biathlon World Championships (SBWCH) took place in Cheile Gradistei, Romania, a resort town 180 kilometers from Bucharest, the capital of the country. The races began on Friday with a mixed relay, continued on Saturday with a ...
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Nordic Combined, August 31, 2015
Americans Taylor and Bryan Fletcher teamed up for an 11th-place showing in the two-man team sprint on Saturday, before taking individual top-20’s in the 10 k competition at the summer Grand Prix in Oberwiesenthal, Germany. “For the race I have to ...
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Coming from North America, I often think that the other side of whatever country I’m in is very, very far away. Happily, here in Switzerland things are a little closer together. I live in Zürich and while the nearest big mountains ...
Jessie Diggins Blog Headshot
We traveled across the ocean, trained in a new place, raced in the hot sun and reconnected with our World Cup friends. Without a doubt, the trip to Norway was worth the travel and for me it was exciting as ...
Andy Newell Blog Headshot
Made it back home to Vermont yesterday after spending one more hot sunny day around Trondheim getting in some training and recovering from the 3 days of racing. Toppidrettsveka was one of the most fun training camps we’ve ever had ...
Reese Hanneman Blog Headshot
I wanted to do a more casual, less-epic post and share this video that The Alaska Club made, which is kind of a fun look into my not-so-normal membership story. The Alaska Club is an amazing network of health and ...
The Inside Track Blog Headshot
U.S. Ski Team members Liz Stephen and Noah Hoffman both raced to third in the Fonna Upp uphill run, the first race of four at the Toppidrettsveka festival on Thursday in Aure, Norway. Men and women started together in the hill climb, and ...
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(Press release) Poland’s multi-time Olympic and World Championship medalist, Justyna Kowalczyk, beat all comers, male or female, in the 29th edition of Argentina’s Marchablanca on Sunday, Aug. 16.  Second place overall and first place for men went to Argentina’s Carlos Lannes at ...
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The Perks of the Job The SMS T2 team mission statement has two parts: pursue international success in Nordic skiing and help grow the sport in our local communities. The international racing success part seems pretty simple. Train hard, race fast, ...
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Dear Athletes and Coaches,   The World Cup selection criteria for this season, including the Canadian World Cup Tour, is now posted, and can be found here:   http://nordic.usskiteam.com/cross-country-programs/coaches/criteria/world-cup   A working group of 12 senior club coaches, along with the U.S. Ski Team staff, collaborated ...
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I still don’t have internet at my house here so this may be a short post. But I am getting running figured out – who needs internet or a cell phone or food that your youngest child can eat when ...
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Tonstad isn’t a very big town. Tucked against rocky cliffs in southern Norway, it has a grocery store, a bakery, a peaceful lake, narrow twisty roads, sheep ranging through bucolic pastureland, and a 30 point biathlon range. It ...
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  Utah Olympic Park Sport Club Park City Nordic Ski Club awarded 2015 USSA Club of the Year and 2015 Ski Jumping/Nordic Combined Club of the Year; Both FLY Freestyle and Park City Nordic Ski Club receive USSA Gold Certification (Press release) PARK CITY, ...
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  (Press release) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 10, 2014) – Notable performances during the month of March earned Paralympic Nordic skier Oksana Masters (Louisville, Kentucky), shooter Vincent Hancock (Eatonton, Georgia) and the ice dancing pair of Madison Chock (Novi, Michigan) and Evan ...
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  NHNCA Race #2 WV 2015 from NHNCA on Vimeo. More than 800 of New Hampshire’s top high school racers gathered on Feb. 5 at Waterville Valley for the All-State meet. The six classic races, organized by the New Hampshire Nordic Coaches Association ...
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Spring lasted all winter and what a spring wrap-up day of racing, eating, dancing, and celebrating took place at Solitude’s Spring Fling! Hard corduroy set the stage for a 7 km morning race. All the big boys lined up in ...
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Marit Bjørgen shadowed Norwegian teammate Therese Johaug for almost the entire 30-kilometer race at Holmenkollen on Sunday, before sprinting away from her up the last major climb and winning the famed mass start by 10 seconds in Oslo, Norway. Around 17 ...
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  According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, 74 men and 74 women from the Eastern, Rocky Mountain, and Central regions will compete at the 2015 NCAA Championships in Lake Placid, New York from March 11 to 14. The two cross country ...
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Going on tour with the biathlon team is always weeks of hotels and touring around small towns throughout central Europe. Between training, time is spent in our hotel rooms playing cards, doing school work or napping. The meals are all ...
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I’m in Livigno, Italy with five other APU athletes. We are two days into a pre camp before joining the USST for the Europa Cup races taking place over the next four weeks. We are living in a comfy hostel ...
From the Editors Blog Headshot
As we continue with our coverage of international and domestic races this season, we want to remind our readers of our commenting policy: RULES FOR COMMENTING ONLINE 1) Comments must be contained to the topic of the articles only. Comments that stray from ...
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The early snow was a blessing and a curse. In mid November we had single digit F temps. Weather more akin to mid January then right after Halloween. The woodpile took quite a hit so it was back to the ...
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Rossignol provided the following blog, adapted from a personal blog post written by one of its sponsored athletes, Alaska Pacific University’s Rosie Brennan. *** I am rafting down a beautiful canyon. There are occasional surprises around the bend, but nothing that stops the boat or causes ...
Skis, Strains and Sprains Blog Headshot
The abdominal core muscles play a huge role in stability and maintaining balance during a ski. Each technique works some muscles more than others, but the core is always at work. Obtaining proper balance on the skis is the beginning ...
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I fell right off the blogging wagon this year.  Not sure if I needed a break, was just too busy or wasn’t that inspired to write.  There is a good chance it was all of the above. So far the structure ...
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The schedule for tomorrow is: 11:00 Race registration is open in the school cafeteria 12:30 Lollipop Race (approx. 150 meters) and 2.5K 1:00 – 6K 2:00ish – Awards Can’t wait to see you all there.