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National vs Private Teams

(translated from ski-nordique.net  11-4-09, “Northug et Cologna sous le même maillot ? ” and langrenn.com  “Ulvang mener Northug må få sin del av landslagskaka”  11-4 09)   Leaders of the nordic ski world often look to cycling for ideas on how to advance the sport of skiing.  Could the next similiarity come in the creation of more private teams ?  With many national teams experiencing financial problems, the incentives to join a private team with larger funding could...