Black Jack Ski Club in Rossland British Columbia is seeking a positive and energetic leader for the position of Head Coach for the Skier Development Program. Reporting to the Director of Skier Development, the Head Coach is responsible for successful yearly planning and execution of the program. Key Responsibilities: Plan and deliver athlete programing with […]
According to several news reports, including a story from Norwegian Broadcaster NRK, the Norwegian Ski Federation has pulled its World Cup team from competing at the upcoming North American series of World Cups. “It is a total assessment of the situation we see in Norway and the rest of the world. We do not want to […]
Background The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF), Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC), and the Loppet Foundation are working in cooperation with the intent of creating a regional high performance team based out of The Trailhead, at Theodore Wirth Park, in Minneapolis. Primary Directive The Head Coach will be responsible for organizing and administering all aspects […]
Straight up this is mostly about Junior Worlds — specifically the junior women’s 4 x 3.3 k relay and the 4x 5 k relay for the junior men. A good day all around: U.S. men in first, Canada second. And in the women’s race, U.S. junior women in second overall. We do discuss the World […]
Junior Men’s Relay: Canada’s Turn Junior Women’s Relay: Watch the races here on the FIS site. Doug Stephen has more photos here.
Men’s Sprint Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Norwegian men showed up on form for today’s freestyle sprints in Konnerud, just outside the city of Drammen. As the venue was used for the Norwegian National championship at the end of January, most of the team has already had a dress rehearsal racing on the windy course. It seems […]
Cross Country Head Coach – Soldier Hollow Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Accountability Overall The primary role of the Soldier Hollow Cross-Country Head Coach is to lead the Team Soldier Hollow Cross Country Comp team and further develop Soldier Hollows Nordic programs, which includes integration with Team SoHo Devo and Youth Programs. The Nordic Head […]
It is Monday after all. A day late for the Lahti relay recap but right on time to discuss U.S. skier, Gus Schumacher’s 10 k classic win at World Juniors. The 19-year-old Schumacher from Anchorage, Alaska can close – and he did that Monday with a burning fast final 3.3 k loop in taking the […]
Post-Ski Tour 2020 it was back to the basics for the World Cup: Interval start classic races for the men and women. The local boy, Iivo Niskanen, still claims the 15 k classic as his race, especially when it goes down in Finland. For the women, Norway’s Therese Johaug pipped it out the win over […]
Schedule and Course Maps for the Oberwiesenthal, Germany Junior / U23 Worlds According to the FIS Website, a live stream of the events will be available at www.jwm2020.de. Sprints Date/Time (All Times in Pacific Standard Time) 2-29 5A (PST) Junior Women’s 1.2 k Freestyle Sprint Heats 2-29 5A (PST) Junior Men’s 1.3 k Freestyle […]
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Stage 6 of the Ski Tour 2020 was, by any stretch of the imagination, a steamroller for Norway. A clean sweep on the men’s and women’s podium. On the men’s side, that’s not exactly what we expected. Russia’s Alexander Bolshunov looked like a sure thing for the overall win. A 30 k classic for the […]
A full-on championship course in Trondheim, Norway where the World Championships will go down in the mid-2020s. That’s a long way off. This much was true: the venue, like this tour, has been kind to Norway. Maiken Caspersen Falla and Johannes Høsflot Klæbo pleased the home fans. And yes, with all the fans, it seems […]
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Two exceptional women in the extreme sports of skiing have been knocked out of the World Cup races due to injuries. Both Sofia Goggia and Viktoria Rebensberg broke bones in the Super-G event at the World Cup in Garmisch- Parternkirchen in Germany. The accidents The 27-year-old Sofia Goggia from Italy just underwent surgery on her […]
The Ski Tour 2020 show continued Sunday in Östersund, Sweden with the men’s and women’s classic pursuit races. Again, as we discuss in the podcast, it was Norway and Russia heavy on the men’s side. Actually more Norway than Russia. For the women, Johaug did her thing, but the racing was gritty. A chase […]
It was all Norway in both the men’s and women’s Stage 1 of the Ski Tour 2020 from Östersund, Sweden. Sjur Røthe on the men’s side was pacing perfection while Therese Johaug simply steamrolled. This was clear, Norway had the best skis, and perhaps by default, the fastest skiers almost across the top-10 board. Yet, […]
Cross country skiing in Australia? Unique opportunity to experience skiing in a very different environment while developing the skills of dedicated young Australian XC skiers. Snow Australia are seeking expressions of interest from coaches interested to work with the NSW/ACT Cross Country program in 2020 and potentially beyond. Snow Australia NSW/ACT XC Head Coach The […]
FasterSkier’s Kathryn Miller will be profiling a number of ski areas this winter. You can find her profile of Bretton Woods here. Wolfeboro XC Ski The Nordic Skier is the local shop in Wolfeboro where you can buy tickets, find trail maps, rent gear, and purchsase nutrition for your ski. The shop is located at: 47 […]