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Switzerland has a population just a bit smaller than the state of Virginia, and despite the Alps and Jura mountains faces some of the same challenges in developing World Cup skiers that you might find in North America. We chatted with Swiss U24 coach Christian Flury, formerly of Alberta World Cup Academy, about how his squad represents his country's future, and how he manages it.

More photos from the 2012 World Junior/U23 Championships in Erzurum, Turkey. This set is from the U23 women’s 15km skiathlon. [smugmug url=”http://fasterskier.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=21684292_SzdsgS&format=rss200″ imagecount=”100″ start=”1″ num=”100″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”lightbox” captions=”false” sort=”true” window=”false” smugmug=”false” size=”M”] buy naltrexone online buy ventolin online

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It’s not very often that one hears the Canadian national anthem at the medals ceremony for a World Championships cross-country ski race. But sure enough, there it was on Monday, ringing out in the stadium in Otepaa, Estonia. Canadian Alex Harvey had just outsprinted Russian Evgeniy Belov to win the 30-kilometer U-23 pursuit race, collecting his first-ever gold medal from the International Ski Federation. “This year, even though there’s World Championships coming, I really wanted...

New Gloucester, ME – The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) today announced recipients of funding for this year’s US Ski Team J1 trip, World Junior Championships, and World U23 Games.  This new funding was made possible by the recent generosity of NENSA members through its annual fund drive and online fundraising auction as well as the generosity of NENSA’s major sponsors TD Bank, L.L. Bean, and Trapp Family Lodge. NENSA’s Competitive Programs Director is...

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ENGERDAL, NORWAY – For as long as she can remember, Maja Solbakken wanted to do everything her older brother Martin Andersen did. Siblings of accomplished athletes often feed off the energy and determination of their brother or sister — that is true not only for those on the World Cup circuit, but also for those who are the second-tier. The youngest of three siblings, Maja, 16, grew up in the rural Norwegian community Engerdal, close...

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Photos from today’s 10/15km individual start classic at the U23 World Championships in Hinterzarten, Germany. Brittany Webster (CAN) posted the top North American finish placing 5th. Men’s 15km Race Report Don’t forget to check out the FasterSkier albuterol . buy chantix online buy chantix online

Tad Elliott races for the Saab-Salomon Factory Team. More information on the Saab-Salomon Factory Team can be found at www.skipost.com I have just arrived home from Praz de Lys, France after the U23 World Championships. I had a tremendous time but I am happy to be home in Durango Colorado. Once arriving in Geneva we had a short drive to the hotel. We arrived around 7:00 p.m. and immediately went to dinner in the hotel...

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Praz de Lys, France – The U23 Championships came to a close with a classic sprint, also the first event of the World Junior Championships. U23 Men The Canadian men’s U23 team capped an excellent week by placing four skiers in the top 10, led by Alex Harvey in 5th. Harvey, gunning for a podium result, and possibly a victory, was foiled in achieving those goals, but still impressed with two top-5 results. Teammate Len...

Praz de Lys, France – Liz Stephen and Morgan Arritola continued to impress at the U23 Championships, finishing 4th and 5th respectively. Sylwia Jaskowiec (POL) won the 15km pursuit event pulling away from Astrid Oeyre Slind (NOR) in the last 100 meters. “The course is fantastic, the weather is good and we had a big support from the spectators, that was great” said Jaskowiec. “Today was my day. I feel good, in good shape with...

Praz de Lys Sommand, Fra.—Canada’s Alex Harvey completed a stellar month by finishing fourth in a men’s 30-kilometre pursuit cross-country skiing race at the Under-23 World Championships in Praz de Lys Sommand, France on Saturday. Reminiscent of his glorious day just two weeks ago where he captured a bronze medal at the World Cup in Whistler, B.C. with teammate, George Grey, Harvey blasted down the finishing stretch past a Russian skier while staring down his...

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Praz de Lys Sommand, France – Liz Stephen (USA)and Morgan Arritola (USA) finished 7th and 8th respectively in the 10km freestyle in the first U23 Championship race. The race was won by Sylwia Jaskowiec (POL). Jaskowiec, a veteran of 20 World Cup races with a career best finish of 23rd, outdistanced the field by 42 seconds. Betty-Ann Nilsen (NOR) was second, edging Spain’s Laura Orgue by 1.5 seconds. Stephen completed the 10km course in a...

U.S. Ski Team World Junior / U23 World Championship Team As U.S. Nationals in Anchorage, A.K. approaches, the U.S. Ski Team is pleased to announce the coaching staff for the 2009 World Junior and U23 World Championships. Listed below you will find a list of coaches, in addition to important trip information and qualifying criteria. For questions, please contact Matt Whitcomb at www.ussa.org/magnoliaPublic/ussa/en/sports/crosscountry/advancement.html Team Size: The World Junior Team will consist of at least 5...