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The University of Alaska Fairbanks is hiring a ski coaching intern for its ski team for the 2011-2012 ski season.  This is a full-time, six month position.  The University of Alaska Fairbanks is an NCAA D-II program.  The intern will assist the head coach and assistant coach. Main duties include daily supervision of practices; videography; technique demonstration; technique analysis and correction; strength training demonstration; strength-training supervision; equipment maintenance; waxing; van-driving; fundraising support; and other duties...

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Going into the 15 k classic race in Rumford, APU’s Lars Flora had a total of four national championships to his name. But to say that he had endured a dry spell would be an understatement: it had been 1098 days since his last title, which came in Houghton, MI in 2008. After two tough seasons, and a demoralizing defeat in Sunday’s sprint, the 32-year-old Flora finally broke through on Thursday to collect his fifth...

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In the early fall, World Cup hopefuls fan out across the globe, fine-tuning their approaches on glaciers in places like Ramsau, Austria, or Tignes, France. This year, you can add an American spot to the list: Fairbanks, Alaska. Fairbanks may not have the same cachet as those European locales, but for Vahur Teppan, it’s got a lot going for it. Teppan, a native of Estonia and an alumnus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF),...