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Dear Cross Country Community, The staff from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Cross Country Team will host a 2022 Cross Country National Coaches’ Symposium this next week on October 28th and 29th. Please click on the previous link to register. The Symposium will take place via Zoom to keep costs low and facilitate greater participation by our community. Here is a link to the Presentation Schedule and Presenter Bios. The Symposium will count towards 8 Continuing Education Credits for...

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Dear Cross Country Community,   We are pleased to announce the XC Team for Period 1 of the 2022-23 World Cup season: Ruka Sprint C, Lillehammer Sprint F, Beitostølen Sprint C, Davos Sprint F Men Adam Martin                            Objective          21-22 Overall SuperTour Leader JC Schoonmaker                        Objective          19th 21-22 Sprint World Cup Ben Ogden                                Objective          30th 21-22 Sprint World Cup Kevin Bolger                             Discretion         39 Sprint Points 21-22 Season Luke Jager                                Discretion         17 Sprint Points 21-22 Season Logan...

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Dear Cross Country Community, You can find the newly posted U.S. Cross Country Ski Team Selection Criterion for 2023-24 here: https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/criteria/us-cross-country-team-criteria The criterion utilizes the same selection methods used in past seasons, and reverts to relying on a published FIS points list (8th list of the 22-23 season) now that the FIS has begun to run single-year points lists again. As always, please be sure to reach out if you have any questions or concerns....

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Dear Cross Country Community, Now that World Cup and SuperTour calendars for the 2022-23 season are confirmed, we have finalized the 2023 Nordic World Championships selection criterion and the 2022-23 World Cup selection criterion.  Both criteria have been approved by the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sport Committee. The Nordic World Championships criterion for Planica, SLO 2023 can be found here: https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/criteria/cross-country-world-championships-criteria The Cross Country World Cup criterion for 2022-23 can be found here: https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/criteria/cross-country-world-cup-criteria Both...

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Dear Cross Country Community, U.S. Ski & Snowboard is hiring a Cross Country D-Team Coach for the 2022-23 Season.  The application deadline is Monday May 2, 2022.  You can find the job description and an application link here: http://usskiandsnowboard.org/about/careers If you have further questions about the position, please reach out to me directly.   Sincerely, Chris Grover Cross Country Program Director U.S. Ski & Snowboard +1 435 640 8545 chris.grover@usskiandsnowboard.org https://usskiandsnowboard.org/

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Dear Cross Country Community, U.S. Ski & Snowboard is hiring a Cross Country World Cup Service Technician for the 2022-23 Season.  The application deadline is Monday May 2, 2022.  You can find the job description and an application link here: http://usskiandsnowboard.org/about/careers If you have further questions about the position, please reach out to me directly.   Sincerely, Chris Grover Cross Country Program Director U.S. Ski & Snowboard +1 435 640 8545 chris.grover@usskiandsnowboard.org https://usskiandsnowboard.org/

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Dear Cross Country Community, We are pleased to announce the USA Cross Country Team for World Cup Period 2 of the 2021-22 season: Tour de Ski 2021-22 Men Zak Ketterson Objective          SuperTour Leader JC Schoonmaker Objective          10th World Cup Sprint Ben Ogden Objective          22nd World Cup Sprint Kevin Bolger Objective          29th World Cup Sprint Gus Schumacher Objective          29th World Cup Distance Luke Jager Objective          39th World Cup Sprint Logan Hanneman Discretion         1 WC Sprint Point...

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Dear Cross Country Community, You can find all finalized selection criteria for World Cup, the Beijing Olympic Winter Games, the World Junior and U23 World Champs, the U18 Nordic Nations Championships, etc. here: https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/criteria The World Cup Coaches’ Discretion Working Group, which makes discretionary World Cup nominations, will nominate athletes to World Cup Periods 2-4 on the following dates: World Cup Period 2 – Tour de Ski ( 28, 2021 – Jan. 4, 2022) Selection...

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  Dear Cross Country Community,   You can find the link to the finalized 2022 Beijing Olympic Selection Criterion here:   https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/criteria/olympic-winter-games-cross-country-criteria   Thanks to all of you who provided feedback during the construction of the criteria; your input was very helpful.   New this year, any athletes who would like to be considered for a discretionary selection must complete a Petition Form.  The form can also be found at the above link, but here...

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Dear Cross Country Community,   2022-23 U.S. Ski Team Selection Criterion Please find the selection criterion for the 2022-2023 U.S. Ski Team here: https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sites/default/files/files-resources/files/2021/2023%20USST%20Selection%20-%20FINAL.pdf Due to the pandemic, the FIS has decided to calculate FIS points lists this coming season that include performances dating back to July of 2019.  Because these lists will include 3 seasons of an athlete’s races by the time we get to the Spring of 2022, and those races may not...

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  Dear Cross Country Community, U.S. Ski & Snowboard is hiring a Cross Country Development Coach.  We have split the job description and responsibilities of the D-Team Coach / Development Coach position.  Kate Johnson will remain the Cross Country D-Team Coach.  You can find a link to the application process here: Cross Country Development Coach If you know of someone who would be excellent in this position, please pass this link along.  You can also...

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Seasonal Full Time Park City, UT, US APPLY U.S. Ski & Snowboard is on the hunt for a World Cup Wax Ski Technician. This seasonal position will work from November through March to assist our Cross Country team in the World Cups. Are you an expert-level skier with a passion for XC skiing and ski racing?  Are you naturally curious, industrious, and willing to push hard to make the best skis possible for each athlete?...

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Dear Cross Country Community, We are pleased to announce the USA Cross Country Team for World Cup Period 4 of the 2020-21 season:   Nove Mesto, CZE Sprint C   Men Zanden McMullen                 Discretion                SuperTour Period IV Leader Simi Hamilton                           Objective                 12th WC Sprint Standings Kevin Bolger                             Objective                 13th WC Sprint Standings Logan Hanneman                   Objective                 20th WC Sprint Standings JC Schoonmaker                     Objective                 30th WC Sprint Standings Luke Jager                                 Discretion                1st ANC Sprint C qualifier, 1st...

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Dear Cross Country Community, We are pleased to announce the USA Cross Country Team for World Cup Period 3 of the 2020-21 season: Lahti, FIN Skiathlon Men Hunter Wonders                    Discretion                SuperTour Period III Leader Gus Schumacher                    Objective                 18th WC Distance Standings Scott Patterson                       Discretion                16th Davos 15 F, 23rd TOD Ruka 15 F, 24th TOD Val Müstair 15 F Adam Martin                           Discretion                1st Craftsbury 15 C, 1st Craftsbury 15 F Ian Torchia                                Discretion                2nd Craftsbury...

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Dear Cross Country Community, We are pleased to announce the USA Cross Country Team for World Cup Period 2 of the 2020-21 season: Tour de Ski 2021 Men Gus Schumacher                                 Objective                  Overall 19-20 SuperTour Leader Simi Hamilton                                     Objective                  8th WC Sprint...

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  Dear Cross Country Community, Now that the autumn FIS Cross Country Committee meetings are over, and we have confirmed the World Cup calendar for 2020-21, you can find all finalized selection criteria for World Cup, the Oberstdorf Nordic World Championships, the World Junior and U23 World Champs, the U18 Nordic Nations Championships, etc. here: https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/criteria With the cancellation of the USA SuperTour Continental Cup Series for 2020-21, the FIS Cross Country Committee has granted...