Test Your Cross Country Skiing Knowledge: Domestic Questions

FasterSkierJune 9, 2005

Fasterskier.com is entering its fifth season of providing the latest ski training and racing news. We are striving to post articles of interest to young and old, elite and recreational skiers. We are posting news, updates, profiles, results, training and racing information summer and winter. We posted more than 1500 articles last season and 50-60 monthly articles have become the norm even in the summer. You can find a ton of interesting stuff among our thousands of archive articles. Just scroll to the bottom of the home page and click on “more recent articles” — then select a year and the month.

With all that said, we want to no and then give you a chance to test you memory, recollection and knowledge from what you have acquired of “must know” from reading our articles.

We will therefore occasionally post 5-10 questions and you can see if you can answer without having to scroll down below the last question to find the answers. Most questions will be from stuff that has been mentioned in Fasterskier.com articles, but we will occasionally sneak in some “specials”. Enjoy and think before you look! This week’s questions are all related to North America:

1. Name the US Nordic program director and cross country head coach

2. Name the location and the year of the last two cross country World Cup series held in the US?

3 Canada will host two World Cup races in December 2005. Where will they be held?

4 The Canadian men’s team had a good two person sprint relay at the 2005 Worlds in Oberstdorf. What was their result?
5. Male and female winner of the 2005 American Birkie.
6 Name all the skiers on the 2005 — 2006 US and Canadian A-teams (give yourself one point per correct answer.


Canmore will be hosting FIS World Cup events December 14, 17 & 18, 2005. More information on these events can be found at: http://www.canmore2005.com

4. Sixth place. Hetland And Hofstad Unstoppable In World Championship Sprint Relay http://www.fasterskier.com/racing2017.html

5. Marco Cattaneo and Lara Peyrot Italians Claim Victory at Birkie 2005 http://www.fasterskier.com/racing2026.html



Drew Goldsack – Rocky Mountain Racers, Red Deer, AB
George Grey – Black Jack Ski Club, Rossland, BC
Christopher Jeffries – Nakkertok Ski Club, Gatineau, QC
Devon Kershaw – Ona Wa Su, Sudbury, ON
Sara Renner – Canmore Nordic Ski Club, Canmore, AB
Dan Roycroft – Arrowhead Nordic, Port Sydney, ON
Beckie Scott – Vermillion Nordic Ski Club, Vermillion, AB
Milaine Theriault – Husky Ski Club, St. Quentin, NB

Team USA

PARK CITY, Utah (May 13) – Five athletes, four of them Olympians and all five on the 2005 World Nordic Ski Championships Team, will form the 2006 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team.
U.S. Nordic Director Luke Bodensteiner said the five included: Kris Freeman (24; Andover, NH; 2002 Olympics), Andrew Johnson (27; Greensboro, VT; 2002 Olympics), Torin Koos (24; Leavenworth, WA; 2002 Olympics), Andy Newell (21; Shaftsbury, VT) and Carl Swenson (35; Park City, UT; 1994, 2002 Olympics).


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