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John Lazenby: Through the Lens

  Here at FasterSkier, the primacy of the written word is often emphasized. We remain text driven, but we have delved into videos to help our readership learn more about the sport and of course, we rely on the eyes and vision of sport photographers to deliver visual stories in a way words simply cannot. John Lazenby is a model of the artist and the deep-in-the-trenches photographer who creates some of the images we feature...

STC Photo Gallery: Stage 6 Skiathlon

Stage 6 of the Ski Tour Canada featured a brutal course for both the women's 15-kilometer and the men's 30 k skiathlons. It was simply survival of the fittest as the classic loop featured a grueling 1.2 k climb while the skate leg was punctuated by dicey soft-snow corners navigated at high speed.

It was another sunny one at the Canmore Nordic Centre for the final official training day before six competitions take place in a span of four days (Thursday through Sunday) at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Cup in Canmore, Alberta. Daniel S. Guay caught more of the action on Wednesday. See his complete gallery here. To watch the races live, Canadians can tune into CBC (IBU’s Eurovision website.

Slightly Shorter But Still Sprint-Worthy: Frozen Thunder in Photos

It wasn't easy, but the crew at the Canmore Nordic Centre got it done. "We have a slightly smaller loop than we had before because we had so many warm temperatures last February and March," Canadian head coach Justin Wadsworth explained. But the Frozen Thunder classic sprint was held on snow Monday with more than 50 competitors, and Emily Nishikawa and Lenny Valjas emerged as this year's winners.

Photo Galleries: Bozeman SuperTour

The Bozeman, Mont. SuperTour races have come and gone but you can still re-live them through the two photo galleries featured below. With action Dec. 6-7 at the trails of Bohart Ranch in the form of a classic sprint and 10/15 k classic mass start, the country's best gathered for the second weekend of domestic racing which proved just as exciting as the first.