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Although the training cycle has officially begun, it decidedly has a different vibe and look. Adding some complexity to our short-term new normal are a crosshatch of state, county, and city regulations as it relates to mitigating the community spread of Covid-19. The core question elite cross-country ski programs are asking is this: How can we most responsibly promote safe and effective training for their athletes?  (The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has...

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Note: FasterSkier is accepting submissions for regional race reports, including for juniors racing. If you would like to see a particular race circuit covered and have the writer with the will to do it, please have them email info@fasterskier.com. Be sure to include a link to results, and preferably a few original race photos with proper credits. GOVERNMENT PEAK RECREATION AREA, outside Palmer, Alaska — On a day that had a decidedly old school feel,...

One of North America’s biggest, and Alaska’s favorite, races celebrates 30 years     More than 700, including Olympians, expected to compete; registration still open WHAT: 2018 Tour of Anchorage WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, March 4. Starts: 50K at 9:30 a.m., 40K at 10:30 a.m., Service High School; 25K classic at 11 a.m., 25K freestyle at noon, APU University Lake. All races end at Kincaid Park stadium. REGISTRATION/MORE INFORMATION:www.anchoragenordicski.com/races/tour-of-anchorage/ ANCHORAGE – Alaska’s Nordic ski community celebrates ski...

America’s top skiers hit Kincaid Park January 3-8 ANCHORAGE, AK (Courtesy of U.S. Ski & Snowboard) – Top cross-country skiers from across America will compete for national titles, FIS Junior World Championship spots and potential Olympic berths at the 2018 L.L. Bean U.S. Cross Country Championships January 3-8. All events will take place at Kincaid Park. U.S. Ski & Snowboard will also carry a live stream of the events on its Facebook page (www.facebook.com/usskiandsnowboard/). Alaska...

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Three years ago, U.S. Ski and Snowboard (officially dropped nordic combined from its funding rolls. It was a potentially big blow and flat-liner moment for a program coming off one the most successful runs in U.S. nordic sports history. As recently as 2013, the foursome of Todd Lodwick, Billy Demong, Bryan Fletcher, and Taylor Fletcher earned bronze in the team event at World Championships in Val di Fiemme, Italy. Now, under the umbrella of USA Nordic, and two World Championships...

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www.anchoragenordicski.com. NSAA uses machinery to combat erosion, ruts and growth which keeps trails sustainable for all users. NSAA Operations staff will be on hand at both events to talk about their year-round, behind-the-scenes trail work. Anchorage’s trail history is rooted in hundreds of NSAA volunteers. Since the early ‘60s, dirt, sweat, planning and passion have built Anchorage’s world-class trails, particularly Kincaid Park where many of these early volunteers have trails named after them. Following the...

Press release) The newest installment of the community’s biggest ski event marks 100 years of ski racing in Anchorage ANCHORAGE – Nordic skiers from around Alaska and beyond will celebrate snow and 100 years of ski racing in our community at the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage’s premier event, the Tour of Anchorage on Sunday, March 5. This year’s event will also mark the first traditional Tour in three years – low snow the past...

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Natural snow is where it’s at, unless there’s none to be found. In high-elevation places like West Yellowstone, Mont., (roughly 6,600 feet above sea level) and Crested Butte (nearly 9,000 feet), November skiing is http://www.skirunbikemt.com/yellowstone-ski-festival.html When: Tuesday, Nov. 22 – Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 How many years running: Over 30 years. “It started with Drew Barney, Torbjorn Karlsen and Dick Hunt More details | clinics and held a FIS race on Nov. 2. Temperatures are reliably cold, and any snow that falls...