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The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) delivered a definitive indictment to the world on Wednesday morning with the release of its reasoned decision regarding seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. In the 1,000-plus page document sent to the International Cycling Union and the World Anti-Doping agency, USADA found Armstrong guilty of using of performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career and of playing a central role in enforcing a systematic doping program on the U.S. Postal team....

This trip marks one of the premier steps of the elite athlete and coach development pipeline in the U.S.  The U.S. Ski Team is pleased to announce the 2011 staff: Matt Whitcomb, Trip Leader, Junior Head Coach U.S. Ski Team Bryan Fish, U23 Head Coach, U.S. Ski Team Randy Gibbs, Head Service, U.S. Ski Team Andrew Johnson, Service, University of Vermont Casey Fagerquist, Service, Alaska Pacific University Justin Beckwith, Service, Green Mountain Valley School Amy...

Former Olympian and U.S. Ski Team member Andrew Johnson is heading to the University of Vermont as the new assistant coach of the school’s cross-country ski program. Johnson did not respond to a request for comment, but UVM Head Coach Patrick Weaver confirmed on Monday morning that Johnson had accepted a position with the university. “We’re really excited to have him,” Weaver said. The assistant coaching job is full-time, but Johnson will also be able...

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Over 260 racers ranging in age from 3 years old to 81 years old skied either the Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Junior Rush on a warm, sunny day at Royal Gorge. Snow conditions began with very firm tracks in the morning, leading to some exciting downhill turns, but as the day warmed up the snow slowly began to soften up. The 45 km Gold Rush was won by former Far West Nordic Junior Matt Gelso...

Andrew Johnson and Marshall Greene recently returned from Switzerland, where they placed 31st and 34th, respectively, in the Engadin Ski marathon.  The Engadin, a 42km skate race, is a Worldloppet which is part of the FIS Marathon Cup series and therefore draws a very competitive field. This year’s winner was the Vancouver Olympic 15m skate champion, Dario Cologna, from Switzerland. Johnson, former Olympian and U.S. Ski team member, now competes for Steinbock Racing out of...

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The 9th race in the 2010 American Ski Marathon Series took place on Saturday February 20 with the 50 km freestyle Minnesota Finlandia. This was the 29th running of the event, held in Bemidji, Minnesota at the Buena Vista Ski Area. The weekend of racing featured close to 200 athletes in four events vying for the coveted big axe. The men’s race was incredibly tight, with Andy Liebner (Anchorage, AK) taking the win with a...

Sun Valley, ID — Zack Simons successfully defended his Boulder Mountain Tour title, while Evelyn Dong improved on her third place finish in 2009 to take the title in 2010. Simons captured the title in a tight race that saw the top four places separated by less than three seconds. Edged to second place was Didrik Smith, finishing just three-tenths of a second behind Simons. Marshall Greene, 1.4 seconds off Smith’s pace, finished third. The...

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The Noquemenon Ski Marathon starts at the Al Quall Ski Recreation Area in Ishpeming, Michigan, and winds through beautiful forests and hills for 30 miles until ending at the Superior Dome on the campus of Northern Michigan University (NMU) in Marquette, MI. The 50K classic event is the featured event for the American Ski Marathon Series and the FIS North American Marathon Cup. Andrew Johnson (Steinbock Racing) won the men’s event and Hilary Patzer (Rossignol)...

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Andrew Johnson has won multiple US National Champion and is currently a member of Steinbock Racing. This past weekend I competed in my first classic race in about 2 years. I had no idea what to expect, since I had also not yet had a chance to do any classic intensity, and I had had only very limited testing time on my new fleet of Rossignol skis. I knew that I had a lot of...

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Steinbock Racing is proud to announce the arrival of North America’s newest professional cross-country race team. Steinbock Racing is a small team with big ambitions. Athletes Chris Cook, Zack Simons, and Andrew Johnson have a combined 12 years of US Ski Team experience, 3 Winter Olympics, 5 National Titles, and a win in virtually every major ski race in America, including the Birkebeiner, Boulder Moutain Tour, and the Owl Creek Chase. Steinbock Racing athletes will...