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Madshus racers delivered a handsome collection of solid performances in biathlon and cross-country, including two stellar victories. First, Sivert Bakken (NOR) set the standard both at the range and on the course, winning the biathlon season opener at Sjusjøen (NOR) on Saturday by ten seconds. “What a way to start the season. It was huge for me to win in front of a huge crowd and with such a strong field,” says Bakken, who is thrilled to...

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Weather, pandemic travel restrictions, and… a bunch of newbies on the trails? Anyone skiing in the Northeastern parts of the U.S. and Canada knows, as if by osmosis, we acquire a sort of obsessive (and annoying) fascination with the weather. This season adds the Coronavirus pandemic as a factor. The snowsports industry has been working all summer planning and revising practices for safe skiing this winter. Cross-country skiers are actually lucky in that touring centers...

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We've been back from Italy for a week now, and we're settling into a routine that will carry us all the way through to November's trip to West Yellowstone. This is arguably our most focused block of the year academically and athletically: we have an op...

We've been back from Italy for a week now, and we're settling into a routine that will carry us all the way through to November's trip to West Yellowstone. This is arguably our most focused block of the year academically and athletically: we have an op...

We've been back from Italy for a week now, and we're settling into a routine that will carry us all the way through to November's trip to West Yellowstone. This is arguably our most focused block of the year academically and athletically: we have an op...

We've been back from Italy for a week now, and we're settling into a routine that will carry us all the way through to November's trip to West Yellowstone. This is arguably our most focused block of the year academically and athletically: we have an op...

XCFeedsItaly Finale

EvanSeptember 29, 2011

Our last day in Italy was upon us before we knew it: two weeks can really fly by. We decided to go big and go home, setting out on a 20 kilometer hike from Schlinig, Italy to Sur En, Switzerland. The hike took us through the infamous Uinaschlucht, a go...

XCFeedsItaly Finale

EvanSeptember 29, 2011

Our last day in Italy was upon us before we knew it: two weeks can really fly by. We decided to go big and go home, setting out on a 20 kilometer hike from Schlinig, Italy to Sur En, Switzerland. The hike took us through the infamous Uinaschlucht, a go...

XCFeedsItaly Finale

EvanSeptember 29, 2011

Our last day in Italy was upon us before we knew it: two weeks can really fly by. We decided to go big and go home, setting out on a 20 kilometer hike from Schlinig, Italy to Sur En, Switzerland. The hike took us through the infamous Uinaschlucht, a go...

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Drew Goldsack may be a recent addition to the Alberta World Cup Academy but he’s not stranger to hard training. After 8 years on the Canadian National Team, Goldsack joined the Alberta World Cup Academy, a recently instated Canadian Training Centre and he’s enjoying every minute of it. Being on the AWCA has reunited him with former National Ski Team coach Mike Cavaliere and former teammate Chris Jeffries. “Working with The Alberta World Cup Academy...

Ketchum, ID - Fresh back from a 4-day Seattle trip (get this, for work!)  I am opening a lululemon showroom here in the Wood River Valley.  The location is yet to be decided but I have been hitting the pavement and running up my phone bill in...