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National Nordic Foundation, Fast & Female, and According to organizer Randy Gibbs, former chief of glide for the U.S. Ski Team (who retired this spring after eight years with the team): “We are going to arm participants in our camp with the very same routines and simple drills and nuances currently used on the World Cup. The camp will focus on both classic and freestyle techniques, training tips and ideas and of course, World Cup waxing...

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Mantra Wax, a new wax company created by U.S. Ski Team servicemen Randy Gibbs and Oleg Ragilo, promises to deliver high-performance waxes to consumers in a fresh way. At SuperTour finals they turned heads by waxing successful skis for the Liz Stephen and the Craftsbury Green Racing Project, and by fall they plan to be ready to ship their line of powders and liquids directly to your wax box.

During a break in World Cup action this winter, service technician Randy Gibbs will join forces with Boulder Nordic Sport (BNS) for the City of Lakes Loppet and American Birkebeiner. Gibbs will add his extensive experience to the BNS Mobile Race Service Crew for their Race Waxing Services at both events.  To take advantage Randy’s seven years of unique experience waxing skis for top athletes like Kikkan Randall, Andy Newell and Kris Freeman, BNS will...

The question may not have been burning on Thursday, but at the very least, it was smoldering: Would any of the junior men attempt to double-pole Friday’s classic sprint? At last weekend’s World Cup races on the same course in Otepaa, Estonia, Norway’s Eirik Brandsdal double-poled through his qualifier and all three heats to edge out his teammate, Ola Vigen Hattestad, for the win. Only a handful of others tried the maneuver in the preliminary,...

Aside from some frozen toes and fingers (temps still between -17 and -14 most of the time), the action in Kuusamo just keeps getting better (though photos are somewhat limited). Bjorgen continues her lead with a second win today while Cologna took over the top spot for the men (the top two Norweigian men did not compete today). A total of 15 athletes who started the tour did not compete today an will not continue...

This trip marks one of the premier steps of the elite athlete and coach development pipeline in the U.S.  The U.S. Ski Team is pleased to announce the 2011 staff: Matt Whitcomb, Trip Leader, Junior Head Coach U.S. Ski Team Bryan Fish, U23 Head Coach, U.S. Ski Team Randy Gibbs, Head Service, U.S. Ski Team Andrew Johnson, Service, University of Vermont Casey Fagerquist, Service, Alaska Pacific University Justin Beckwith, Service, Green Mountain Valley School Amy...