Joey Caterinichio, a longtime figure in the American cross-country skiing community, announced last month that she plans to step down as nordic manager at the United States Ski and Snowboard Association.
Records were destroyed this Fourth of July in Seward, Alaska at the 88th edition of the annual Mount Marathon. In impressive fashion three runners bested previous course records, with international running stars Kilian Jornet and Emelie Forsberg claiming the men’s and women’s titles, respectively.
Skyler Davis, former USST member and SMS T2 racer, retired from skiing in 2014. Since then he’s picked up soccer and is finding success at the University of Vermont where he was recently named the team’s captain.
This week’s Wednesday Workout comes from the Craftsbury Green Racing Project, centered at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Vermont. With professional rowers also based at the center, the GRP ski team takes advantage of the center’s facilities to partake in full-body cross training.
Matthew Perry Johnson was named the new head coach of the Montana State University nordic ski team following Kristina Trygstad-Saari’s resignation from the position this spring after one year on the job. Johnson is the third head coach in two years for the Bobcats.
Chloe Levins has always been a skier, but it wasn’t until she started biathlon that things took off. Spending her time between two passions, biathlon and golf, the 17-year-old is looking to improve on her 18th-place finish at the 2015 IBU World Youth Championships.
When Stella Holt examined the life of Fred Fayette, she got more than she bargained for. Not only did she discover the rich life of the UVM assistant coach, but also found peace with her departure from a lifetime of competing in the sport.
The queen of cross country skiing will have an heir to her throne come December, and if all goes according to plan she will be back to ruling the World Cup by 2017.
After four years as High Performance Director with Biathlon Canada, Chris Lindsay will be leaving the organization to take over as High Performance Advisor to summer sports at Own the Podium.
This week’s Wednesday Workout comes from Tschana Schiller, Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach with the United States Ski and Snowboard Association, who stresses the importance of athletic movement.
Kathryn Mulcahy, former teammate and athlete of Adam Terko, interviews the new head coach of the Mansfield Nordic Club about his time as assistant coach at St. Lawrence University and his new job in Vermont.
Kikkan Randall gives us the inside scoop on the recent FIS Calendar Conference in Varna, Bulgaria, where she was re-elected as Chair of the Athletes’ Committee and helped shape new policy for the coming World Cup season.
Fresh off their first training camp in Park City, Utah, the U.S. Ski Team is taking a new approach to summer camps in the 2015 season, including a return to New Zealand, a new trip to Norway, and attendance at the 2015 International Junior Camp.
For this week’s edition of Wednesday Workout, FasterSkier sat down with Ben Lustgarten to discuss a new part of his training regimen that aims to improve a crucial yet less focused on system of the body, the neurological system.
If everything goes according to plan the world’s best junior and U23 nordic skiers will descend upon Park City, Utah in the winter of 2017. The United States Ski and Snowboard Association announced Tuesday that organizing body submitted a bid for the 2017 Junior/U23 World Championships.
The USST recently wrapped up its 2015 spring training camp in Park City, Utah. Although the camp was moved from Bend and Mt. Bachelor, Ore. due to lack of snow, it was deemed a success by USST Head Coach Chris Grover.
Caitlin Gregg, Rosie Brennan, Katharine Ogden, and Julia Kern discuss their USST nominations.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced its cross-country team nominations for the 2015/2016 season on Thursday, naming 16 athletes to the team, four more than the previous year.
Canadian star Alex Harvey went under surgery twice this spring to correct a problem with his iliac arteries. Both operations went well and the 26-year-old will return to training May 1.
Thursday’s SuperTour Finals action welcomed the 30 and 50 k U.S. Distance Nationals, where Canada’s Ivan Babikov won over Colorado’s Rune Malo Ødegård and USST/SSCV’s Noah Hoffman, who claimed the title of national champion. Caitlin Gregg (Team Gregg/Madshus) won the 30 k by just under three minutes over USST/Burke’s Liz Stephen.