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It's been a long day for both the athletes and coaches over here in Kuopio. We learned this morning at the coaches meeting that the last time Kuopio accumulated any significant amount of snow was sometime in November, but of course it decided to start...

Freestyle sprints start this afternoon at 15.00h local time (= 08.00h EST). Heats for gals are between 16.00h - 16.30h, and boys are between 16.30 - 17.00h. It looks like today may be the warmest day of the week thus far: temps should be around 0* to +...

From Will Wicherski and Michael Vigers:The last few days in Finland have been super sick. Lots of stuff has been going on, and we have been having tons of fun. Tuesday we went for an easy ski with intervals on the 5k race course, which by the way is ...

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First off, way to go to the U23 crew in GER. Reppin!Last night we had dinner in our hotel, which lasted for hours. We had a nice stalemate with the waitstaff. I thought we were waiting for a 3rd course for a while, then Ashely notified me that it was u...

[ C L I C K . I M A G E S . T O . E N L A R G E ]br /br /(..my computer has done some funky things to a couple of these pictures, sorry about the strange exposure)br /br /So Tim Weston has been the “King of the Blog” so far. But today at lunch, he ...

[ C L I C K . I M A G E S . T O . E N L A R G E ]br /br /br /A view down the in-run of the K130 jump:br /a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_cBFLp0vFuic/S1yVaL0LxPI/AAAAAAAAALQ/aDgOz...

[ C L I C K . I M A G E S . T O . E N L A R G E ]br /br /br /A view down the in-run of the K130 jump:br /a onblur="try {parent.deselectBloggerImageGracefully();} catch(e) {}" href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_cBFLp0vFuic/S1yVaL0LxPI/AAAAAAAAALQ/aDgOz...

This is a video of the Women's A-Final Sprint from the 2001 World Ski Championships. This gives an idea of what the stadium is like when it is packed.br /br /We did our final ski in Lahti this morning, and then drove about 3.5 hours to Kuopio. We're in...

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Just a quick update to announce that we made it to our hotel in Lahti around 4pm local time. All our travel was on schedule, and without any major mishaps. We arrived at the hotel just before dark, and the temperature was already down to -21* C. Our ho...

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WestonJanuary 19, 2010

A big thanks to the folks at a href="http://www.nccsef.org/"NCCSEF/a. They are a non-profit that fund a large portion of the coaches' expenses for the J1 trip. The cost of the J1 trip and the Junior-World / U-23 trips would be really darn expensive wit...

J1 Scandinavia Cup Teambr /Kuopio, Finland, January 29-31br /br /January 6, 2010br /br /Congratulations, and welcome to the 2009 USA J1 Scandinavia Cup Team. A lot of intervals and ODs went into this achievement, and we thank you for that dedication. ...