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The first World Cup in Kuusamo, Finland, isn’t until the end of November, but when you start to break down the North American training schedules by camp and month, the off-season suddenly looks much shorter. The Canadian and U.S. national teams will be training in New Zealand, Canmore, Alaska, Truckee, Bend, Lake Placid and Park City at various points between now and when the season begins.

In conjunction with the BC Team/Development Squad early season camp, Team Black Jack spent five days at Silver Star for another productive camp of on-snow training. 4 hours / day of skiing at Sovereign Lakes with a time trial on Saturday. Black Jack le...

For nearly a week, Team Black Jack has been training on-snow in excellent conditions. Just ten minutes from Rossland, BC, the Black Jack Biathlon area has had a surplus of snow, and the grooming crew has been hard at it. With approx. 4km of rolling ter...

For the third year running, Team Black Jack travelled over to Canmore Alberta for Frozen Thunder. Despite being the second week of October, the Canmore Nordic Centre provided 2km of nearly winter-esque skiing. Joined by Holly Burn and Telemark Ski Team...

After a summer of differing schedules and various programs, Team Black Jack came together mid August for a week of high altitude training at the Haig Glacier. With volume and on-snow technical work as the team’s main focus, the Haig delivered a p...

With the US Junior Nationals less than a week away, Team Black Jack spent some time in Sun Valley to acclimatize to the altitude and put in some good quality training. With amazing skiing at Lake Creek, the Sun Valley trails and the route up to Galena,...

This past week we skied on snow at “Frozen Thunder” in Canmore. Great to get on snow so soon. Last spring they buried snow in Canmore and have now spread it out to make a 2 km loop at the Nordic Center. Great conditions for both classic and...

BC Team Fall Dryland Camp – Revelstoke BC Team Black Jack joined up with the rest of the BC team for a fabulous week of training in Revelstoke. The day 1 was a quality 5 hour day complete with a long run at Rogers Pass in the morning and a double...

Say what you will about the Canadians, but the country with the Team Sprint World Champions aren’t resting on their laurels. A week after returning from a camp in Park City, Utah, Canadian National Ski Team (CNST) Head Coach Justin Wadsworth had the athletes packing up again and headed for Whistler, B.C. for a short intensity-filled camp before heading back to Canmore, Alberta, for Canadian Thanksgiving. While it may seem unusual that the Canadian team...

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Over 115 athletes, 30 coaches, the full National Development Center Thunder Bay (NDC T-Bay) roster, and Canadian National Ski Team (CNST) World Cup team member Len Valjas. Does this sound like any ski camp you’ve been to this year? Unless you’re in Norway, chances are it sounds more like a skiing fantasy rather than reality. Yet Ontario’s Team Hardwood, a club just outside of Orillia, Ontario, attracted the massive numbers in a training camp at...