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If you read FasterSkier, you are likely aware that elite cross country skiing in the U.S. has been steadily on the rise over the last decade. In the last four years alone, we’ve borne witness to medals at all levels, including a Diggins-Randall double podium in the freestyle sprint at the 2017 World Championships, a 10 k classic win for Gus Schumacher at the 2020 World Junior Championships, a bronze medals for Will Koch and...

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Press Release The Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team welcomes two new staff members for the 2020-21 season, including Development Team coach Kate Barton, and to the World Cup Service Team, Chris Hecker. Kate brings a wealth of knowledge to the team as both a former competitor, and coach, most recently at Vermont’s Middlebury College. Since 2016, Kate has been the assistant nordic coach at Middlebury, and prior to her tenure there, she was the...

Join us for these free training sessions, all winter long! Head Coach Kate Barton and BMA Nordic will host free training sessions for any local athlete who is interested in getting in an extra cardio session during the winter, learning some Nordic technique, or experiencing BMA Nordic training firsthand. These sessions will include the Alpine Junior Weekday program athletes. Everyone is welcome! When: Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30/5 p.m.  Where: BMA Soccer Field  Who: Middle/High School Athletes  What: Nordic Skiing,...

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Life at Sognefjell centers around skiing twice a day; skating in the morning and classic in the afternoon. There are four great meals a day. We add in a trip down to the Sognefjord, and we complete the “Willie’s” uphill roller ski time trial in honor of our friend Willie Neal. A lot of top US skiers have enjoyed this one. US Team members Simi and Liz Stephen have both gone twice. Each year is...

The J1 Scandinavia Championship Trip is a fixed piece of the elite athlete and coach development pipeline in the U.S. having been in place as an organized trip for over ten years.  Most U.S. Ski Team and many World Junior Team athletes participated in this trip in the past. The U.S. Ski Team is pleased to announce the 2011 staff: Matthew Johnson, Head Coach Burke Mountain Academy Peter Leonard, Head Serviceman FXC – Nordic Ski...