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Craftsbury Junior Dryland Camp this August

Build a better winter this August 4-8 at Craftsbury.

Swix Launches Rollerski Brand with PRO-SKI Technology

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Swix Sport USA is proud to announce the US release of its branded line of rollerskis. “We’re no stranger to the rollerski world,” described Swix director of marketing, Andy Canniff, “but with the acquisition of Swedish brand, PRO-SKI, the Swix […]

Nordic Skiing Summer Training Camp, Dublin, New Hampshire, 11-13 August 2014

Targeted at high school aged skiers, to give them the opportunity to train and excel as a group, while learning the latest techniques, drills and philosophies. Activities:  Roller skiing Norwegian hill bounding with poles Ski specific proprioception drills Running Optional road […]

One Way Sport USA Re-Signs Jessie Diggins

Jessie diggins, photo: one way sport USA

One Way Sport USA – Park City, Utah One Way Sport USA is pleased to announce the re-signing of US Ski Team athlete Jessie Diggins. Jessie was recently renamed to the US Ski Team-A Group, after yet another successful year on the […]

Tahoe Donner Celebrates New XC Ski Center Construction

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held Today, Friday, June 13   Truckee, Calif. (June 13, 2014) – 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 […]

Swix Partners with Norwegian Biathlon Team

OSLO, NORWAY- Swix Sport announced a three-year partnership with the Norwegian Biathlon Association. “It comes at an exciting time,” described Ulf Bjerknes, CEO of Swix Sport, “Norway is home to many up and coming biathletes and Swix will be investing in all levels, […]

Rossignol Nordic Racing Signs Olympian Erik Bjornsen 

Erik_Bjornsen, Rossignal Skis, (Photo: Rossignal)

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 and hungry to win, but an incredible ambassador […]

SkiGo Announces Summer Rollerski Lineup

SkiGo logo

SkiGo is excited to announce its summer rollerski lineup with some great new additions for 2014 including: NIS plated skis, new aluminum models and new pole ferrules. Also new for this season is an expanded network of dealers and demo […]

US Stars Trust in Fischer Boots

l: Simi Hamilton (USA), r: Andy Newell (USA)

Positive news from the cross country world again: Andrew “Andy” Newell and Simeon “Simi” Hamilton (both USA) have decided to change to Fischer boots. As both sprint stars from the US have been successful on skis from the Nordic number one for years now, they will now be placing their trust in the complete ski and boot system from one source in future.

New Toko Rollerski Glove — Best Ever

New Toko rollerski glove

(Press release) New Toko Rollerski Gloves in Stores Now! This glove is our best yet.  It is very soft and light feeling, but at the same time it is supportive and protective.  The new glove is called the Toko Rollerski […]

Mt. Borah Expands and Re-Brands

Borah Teamwear

18 years in the books and it’s time to expand. Mt. Borah, now re-branded as Borah Teamwear, has just sunk a shovel in its own backyard for a factory and office expansion.

Gear West Race Ski Selection Service

You want one of those hard to find top quality skis with a perfect smooth and lively camber. A ski that is fast and fun to ski. At Gear West we will use our expertise and leverage all relationships with ski manufacturers to match you with your next favorite ski.

Charlotte Kalla Joins the ONE WAY World Cup Racing Team

Charlotte Kalla

One of the strongest athletes in today’s cross-country world, Charlotte Kalla, has been constantly showing up with the top-notch performance in various cross-country events and disciplines. Starting with her Tour de Ski debut in 2007 where she claimed the overall victory Kalla has been consistent in delivering at the high level throughout the 4-year Olympic cycle.

Miller Joins Craftsbury Green Racing Project for 2014-15

Kaitlynn Miller (CGRP)

The Green Racing Project is happy to announce the addition of a new skier for 2014-15:  local skier, and long-time Craftsbury Nordic athlete Kaitlynn Miller will be joining the team for the coming season. Miller grew up in Elmore, Vermont, […]

Human Powered Trail Grooming Announces 2015 Product Line

Human Powered Trail Grooming (HPTG), maker of low-cost Nordic trail groomers for the skier who wants to have a private trail unveiled it’s 2015 product lineup. “We sold more groomers than ever this past winter, our 5th, but I want to keep making the groomers better. I want to keep making it easier to groom your own ski trail”, says owner Peter Foley.

Thom Perkins Retires from Jackson Ski Touring Foundation

(Press release) Jackson, NH: After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. As its Executive Director since 1976, Perkins has been instrumental in transforming the small village of Jackson, […]

No April Fools Joke, Over a Foot of New Snow in West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone, over one foot of fresh snow.

Everywhere else flowers are blooming and thoughts are turning to spring. But here in West Yellowstone, we got over a FOOT of new, amazing snow in the last couple of days. The trails are in amazing condition and no longer require trail fees (donations are always welcome though). We’re still grooming, though it’s intermittently and with the ginzu. As you can see from the pictures, the skies are blue bird and the smiles are huge!

Gear West: Classic Skis and Correlation to Flex Data

Flex data Doug Debold’s 2013 winning Birkie classic ski.

At Gear West we have a strong understanding of flex data and how it relates to glide properties of skate skis. Looking at classic skis has been more involved because there are more variables compared to skating, both kick and glide. Over the past year we have spent considerable time looking at bad, good and great classic skis. We look at how the flex pattern changes with load and the static shapes at a given skier body weight. We take the gathered flex data and draw a parallel to how the ski actually performs on the trails.

Maine Winter Sports Center Needs You to Secure Future Funding

Donations between now and April 30th will be matched by private donor Maine Winter Sports Center has been making a difference in the health and economy of Maine for over 15 years. Our programs provide skis, snowshoes, kayaks, canoes, bikes […]

Viking Nordic Center Announces ‘Ski Now & Ski Later Free” Campaign

Viking Nordic

Viking Nordic Center in Southern Vermont has some of their best snow in years right now and wants more skiers, snowshoers, and fat bikers to come enjoy it.