Christopher Tassava

FasterSkier Podcast: Two-Week World Cup Recap with the Nordic Commentary Project

Two weeks into the World Cup season, and we have seen Kikkan Randall storm out of the gate with an 8th in a classic 10k, a 4th in a classic sprint, and a 6th place finish in the overall Kuusamo mini-tour. Colin Reuter and Christopher Tassava of the Nordic Commentary Project join FasterSkier Editor Topher Sabot to discuss Kikkan, Holly Brooks’ step forward, the dominance of the Norwegian women’s team, and yes, we even mention...

FasterSkier Podcast: World Cup Musings with the Nordic Commentary Project

Nordic Commentary Project. Reuter and Tassava describe their blog as “world cup nordic skiing chatter with a side of analysis, from two skiers and ski-racing fans. In these podcasts, we’ll offer some deconstruction of the last few weeks of developments in the cross-country ski world—and hopefully even make a handful of provocative statements. This week, we started out by discussing the failed plan for a Canadian Tour de Ski in the winter of 2012.