What We've Heard

FasterSkierNovember 24, 2003

The following is a collection of articles we have seen on the web recently that might be of interest to cross-country skiers.

1000 things to do in Summit on Nordic skis
Nov 10 – Summit Daily News, CO
“What we envision at this point is just an informal practice group,” Richardson said on Saturday afternoon. “We're just getting this together and seeing who is out there and who is interested.”

SKINNY-SKI buffs make tracks for Nordic courses
Nov 20 – Salt Lake Tribune, UT
Utah's Alpine ski areas may garner most of the national publicity, but the state's Nordic ski scene is equally impressive. Whether on a formal Nordic center with groomed trails, doing some telemarking on a groomed Alpine run or taking easy or difficult backcountry and U.S. Forest Service routes, an increasing number of people enjoy putting on their skinny skis.

Pocatello ID Budget Cuts Threaten Ski Foundation
Nov 20 KPVI-TV, ID
Andrew Nelson, with the Pocatello Cross-country Ski Foundation, found out Tuesday the Outdoor Recreation Program in Pocatello was not only on the list of cutbacks; the city council was looking at killing the program entirely.

BILL Koch ski club to register
Nov 22 – Berkshire Eagle, MA
The Berkshire Trails Nordic Ski Club is sponsoring the Bill Koch ski league for children age 5-13. The registration for this year will be at Hickory Hill Touring Center in Worthington during the ski sale on Nov. 29 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

GERMANY, Norway tops in World Cup skiing opener
Nov 23 – ESPN
BEITOSTOLEN, Norway — German men won a cross-country ski relay Sunday,
finishing two seconds ahead of Norway in a World Cup opener. …

UAF skiers post best times in Salcha races
Nov 23 – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, AK
University of Alaska Fairbanks skiers posted the top times in Saturday's
Salcha Sprints cross-country ski races at the Darrell Coe Ski Trails in
Salcha. …

LATHROP, West Valley skiers win first two races of season
Nov 23 – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, AK
Lathrop's Brett Broda and West Valley's Christina Gillis both won the first
two races of the high school cross-country ski season. …

FOR XC standout Kris Freeman, Type 1 diabetes is just one more …
Nov 12 – SkiRacing.com
… He finished fourth, the best American cross-country … all the best
equipment just because your parents have the money,” says Freeman, “and
you get to ski …

LODGE fire claims cherished dwelling of Scouts, skiers
Nov 6 – Sacramento Bee, CA
… It was a bad day,” said Slouber, the chief executive officer of Royal
Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort, which has run Wilderness Lodge for the
past 34 years. …


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