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Dear US nordic skiing community, The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) would like to extend a sincere thank you for the astounding display of generosity and belief in supporting a world-class skiing development system during last week’s Drive for 25. We are humbled, and incredibly grateful, to be part of a grassroots movement propelling our sport forward in this country. This year’s Drive for 25 further demonstrated that our American ski community is a rare one...

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American cross country skiers continue to climb the international ladder, and any number of them are likely to find their names in the headlines this winter, but it’s Jessie Diggins who continues to be the skier, the competitor, and the leader through which this team is recognized. It’s a distinction she’s earned time and time again. On the morning of November 21, Jessie (who is in Ruka, Finland in preparation for the season’s first World...

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REGISTER The Sovereign 2 SilverStar Ski Marathon located just outside Vernon, BC, is in the last few days of early bird pricing.  Early bird pricing ends Nov 20th.  Register now and not only do you save money, but you also have the opportunity to win one of two free packages for lodging right on the mountain for the Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights of the event.  Vance Creek Hotel and Silver Star Mountain Resort ,...

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At an Extraordinary General Assembly in Berlin, Germany, on Wednesday (16 November 2022), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) member organisations voted to suspend the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) of Russia and Belarus. The decision by IPC members to suspend NPC Russia and NPC Belarus stems from their inability to comply with their membership obligations under the IPC Constitution. This includes the obligations to ‘ensure that, in Para sport within the Paralympic Movement, the spirit of fair...

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On Sunday, October 30 Nils Vikander passed away in Levanger, Norway at the age of 80. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Margarita who was by his side until his last days. Nils spent his life sharing his passion for Nordic skiing and his deep love for Nature. He inspired and mentored many and is known for his talents for connecting ideas and people. Nils began his ski career in Sweden, where...

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This is the time of year when Europe’s top ski resorts begin to open their slopes and the best cross-country skiers begin their preparations for the World Cup season. For fans who want to follow the action, there is plenty of coverage, and even opportunities to wager on your favorite competitor at sites like BestOdds. Unlike many sports, cross-country skiing gives amateurs and leisure skiers the chance to try their abilities in the same setting...

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The winter Olympics always attracts a large audience and placing bets on various events is a great way to enjoy the time you spend watching the events. When the winter Olympics is in progress, the best sportsbooks in the US are flooded with punters, all of whom love to place a wager on various sports. So what sports are the best bet on during the winter Olympics? These sporting events come in all categories, including...

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The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) today is announcing a new virtual speaker series, and invites skiers, coaches, and supporters from across the country to attend its first offering with renowned American physiologist Dr. Stephen Seiler on Friday, November 11th at 1:00pm EST. This inaugural lecture will be free to attend, with a recommended $25 donation going directly to NNF to support our Pillar Projects this winter, and beyond. Donation and registration for Dr. Seiler’s talk...

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  The National Nordic Foundation (NNF) and with Lumi Experiences are excited to extend a special invitation to support US skiing at the 2023 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Planica, Slovenia. This unique, 7-day trip features grandstand seating for the first week of World Championships, including the classic sprints, skiathlon and skate team sprints – some of the best medal events for the US (the full schedule can be found here). When you’re not trailside...

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By Tom Horrocks October, 17 2022   (Left to right) Cross Country Program Director Chris Grover, Kevin Bolger, Scott Patterson, Gus Schumacher, Luke Jager, and head coach Matt Whitcomb all return to the 2022-23 U.S. Cross Country Team to kick off the season next month in Ruka, Finland. U.S. Ski & Snowboard is proud to name 22 athletes to the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team for the 2022-23 season. The 2022-23 team includes those active athletes...

The women Ski Coaches Association is excited to announce our new GearUP program. This program is designed to help reduce barriers for women ski coaches by partnering women coaches with an equipment brand rep to outfit them with gear, provide brand specific knowledge, and create industry connections. Madshus, Fischer, Rossignol and Salomon will each work directly with two women coaches for the duration of the 2022-23racing season.* The eight coaches selected for this program will...

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Nordic Supervisor Delivering memorable experiences, enhancing people’s lives, and having fun while doing it. This shared mission of POWDR and Mt. Bachelor creates a fun and inspiring culture that we live every day. Our vision drives us to deliver exceptional guest experiences at all touch points, requiring our employees to be natural communicators, problem solvers, and have a passion for sharing mountain culture – all while having a positive attitude to support best day experiences....

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Nordic Manager  Delivering memorable experiences, enhancing people’s lives, and having fun while doing it. This shared mission of POWDR and Mt. Bachelor creates a fun and inspiring culture that we live every day. Our vision drives us to deliver exceptional guest experiences at all touch points, requiring our employees to be natural communicators, problem solvers, and have a passion for sharing mountain culture – all while having a positive attitude to support best day experiences....

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Summary: Nordic Ski Coach Vermont Academy is nestled on four hundred fifty acres at the foothills of the Green Mountains in Saxtons River, Vermont, and has provided a supportive community and close personal attention to its students for 146 years. Vermont Academy is accepting applications for Head Coach of our Nordic Ski Program. The Nordic Ski Program has been a tradition at Vermont Academy since its inception. The winter season is a long one in...

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Whenever we think of the Iberian Peninsula and Spain, the largest country within the southern European landmass, our minds usually conjure images of sunshine and sangria, flamenco dancing or fantastic beaches and coastal destinations. However, often overlooked is the fact that Spain is also home to more than 30 ski resorts, each of which boast their own unique charms and excellent slopes. Indeed, the Spanish culture for winter sports is actually more pronounced than people...

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Cross-country skiing is one of the most satisfying winter sports. It’s an activity that thousands of enthusiasts from Canada and abroad enjoy practicing. If you have a pair of skis and some snow, you can go out and explore the world around you. There are so many places to ski in Canada that it can be hard to decide where to go first. We’ve put together this list of Canada’s best cross-country skiing locations, so...

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With the holiday season just around the corner, families, couples and even solo travelers would be preparing for their upcoming trip. France is definitely among the top choices for many families and couples that would want to spend a memorable time and even witness white Christmas, if possible. The best part about France is that it has something to offer to everyone and therefore you can make the most of the time you have. While...

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Time is the most precious thing you can gift your family. Hence, even when you are busy with your professional and work commitments you need to take some time out to be with your loved ones and family. Holidays are the best time when you can be with your loved ones and therefore you need to look for ways to spend quality time with your family. Choosing a ski trip for your holiday is unique...

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  The National Nordic Foundation (NNF), Women Ski Coaches Association (WSCA), and Olympic Women’s Cross-Country Book Project are excited to announce the selection of the inaugural Trail to Gold Fellows. The selection committee determined that the following Fellows represent extraordinary coaching talent, and will have the opportunity to gain international experience and credentials while working with the US Ski Team coaching staff over the course of the upcoming 2022-23 World Cup season: Trail to Gold...

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The Olympic and Paralympic Center at Soldier Hollow in Midway, Utah is looking to build and expand its venue and event operations team! Preparations are underway for major international Nordic and Biathlon World Cup events, including the 2023 IPC World Cup, the 2024 IBU World Cup and future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid efforts. We are looking for team members with a passion for trail infrastructure to work in maintenance, daily preparation, development and...