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(Press release) SALT LAKE CITY — Widely known through the cross country ski community, the annual Drive for 25 is the most successful grassroots fundraising effort in American ski sport and the principle fundraising engine for the National Nordic Foundation. This year’s Drive for 25 builds on the success initially created by U.S. coaches Matt Whitcomb and Peter Vordenberg who challenged the skiing community to support itself in a single-day effort in 2011. The 2015...

17th Annual North American Jindro Mayer Springer Tournee & US Large Hill Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Championships AAlborn@uolf.org and please only one entry form per division!! National teams will be separate. If you have trouble opening the registration form electronically, please contact http://utaholympiclegacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/UOP-Waiver-FY16.pdf AAlborn@uolf.org Phone: 435.513.0987 REGISTRATION FEES: Springer Tournee All HILLS (HS-15 – HS-100) $155.00 for all events and food on Saturday + Ropes course. (Hill Fees included for the week) Springer Tournee...

USBA CEO on NoCo: ‘The Good Thing is That They Have a Track Record of Being Super Successful’

U.S. Biathlon CEO Max Cobb says that it took four or five years for his organization to get on its feet after splitting from modern pentathlon in 1980 -- but that whatever route U.S. Nordic Combined takes, the good news for them is that they have proven success and that direct fundraising tools have entered a whole new realm in the past few years.

Weekly Roundup: Homestretch

This week contained a flurry of action! A bit overwhelmed? We've got you covered. This week we'll let our articles do the talking, so we've organized them here so you can keep the nordic action around the globe strait. Happy reading!

Fletcher Flies at Holmenkollen with Fifth-Place Finish

When Taylor Fletcher jumps just a bit farther on the hill it will be a frightening day for nordic combined world. In the penultimate World Cup of the season on Friday in Oslo, Norway, the 22-year-old skied the fastest 10 k time of the day by 17 seconds to move from 23rd after the jumping competition to fifth at the end of the cross-country race. Fletcher led three Americans in the top 15.

U.S. Nordic Combined Preview: Three Medals and More Quota Spots (Updated)

Note: This preview has been updated to include comments from Billy Demong and Johnny Spillane. The way U.S. Nordic Combined Head Coach Dave Jarrett sees it, why tweak something that works? Last year was a success by many measures with four athletes interchangeably placing in the top 20, some often in the top 10. Olympic gold medalist Billy Demong hit the podium in his comeback season after taking some time off to raise a baby,...