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Classic and skate clinics near Kalkaska
Classic and skate clinics near Kalkaska

Classic and skate clinics near Kalkaska

12/1/2010 - By Bob Eifler

Christine Junker and Bob Eifler will offer a pair of cross country ski clinics; classic style on 19 December and skating on 26 December. Both sessions will be 2pm to 6pm Sunday afternoon a few miles Northwest of Kalkaska.

Tonight: Preparing for the Frosty Freestyle, Part 1: Fitness
Tonight: Preparing for the Frosty Freestyle, Part 1: Fitness

Tonight: Preparing for the Frosty Freestyle, Part 1: Fitness

11/30/2010 - By Mike Muha

Tonight, Tuesday, Novermber 30, is the kick-off of three cross country ski classes to get you ready for the Frosty Freestyle on January 15, 2010. Tonight's class will cover cross country ski fitness.

Video: USST training in Gällivare
Video: USST training in Gällivare

Video: USST training in Gällivare

11/23/2010 - By Mike Muha

Video by Matt Whitcomb of the US Ski Team training in Gällivare, Finland. Great footage of V1 technique, plus a litte V2 and some classic. Look at the difference in tempo between easy distance and diagonal stride speeds!

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It is a winter wonderland in West Yellowstone
It is a winter wonderland in West Yellowstone

It is a winter wonderland in West Yellowstone

11/22/2010 - By Sara Hoovler

The official start of the Yellowstone Ski Festival is just days away. The Rendezvous Ski Trails are groomed and in “race ski” shape. There is a diverse and exciting line-up of on-snow action and evening activities planned for Thanksgiving week.

Adaptive Ski Program looking for Participants and Volunteers.

11/20/2010 - By Noquemanon Trail Network

The Marquette, MI program is looking for volunteers to work with children and/or adults with disabilities learn how to XC ski. Some may be stand-up skiers, and some may be sit-skiers.

SkiErg World Sprints attracts new talent

11/19/2010 - By Suzanne Hudson

Christopher McLaughlin, who uses the SkiErg at home for fitness, set a new men’s new world-record time of 3:01.9, while CXC Team Vertical Limit member Jennie Bender won the women’s event in 3:51.6.

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20 projects receive American Birkebeiner Young Skier Grants

11/19/2010 - By Cherie Morgan

Twenty youth cross country ski programs will get a boost this winter thanks to funding from the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF). The Foundation recently awarded $15,000 to programs around the country targeted to youth skiers.

Snow in West Yellowstone for Ski Festival
Snow in West Yellowstone for Ski Festival

Snow in West Yellowstone for Ski Festival

11/18/2010 - By Sara Hoovler

Light snow is falling outside and the weatherman is calling for more. There are less than seven days to go and almost all of them have a snowflake in the forecast. The Rendezvous Ski Trails were rolled this morning and we are skiing in town.

ZOOM! Russian speed work on rollerskis
ZOOM! Russian speed work on rollerskis

ZOOM! Russian speed work on rollerskis

11/12/2010 - By Mike Muha

Men and women of the Russian skis team do speed work up a hill and along the flats: V2, V1, V2 alternate, Doublepush, Marathon Skate, Skate with no poles - every technique, FAST.

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Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

11/11/2010 - By Pat Cote

Consider it the xc skiing stimulus package, but there are tons of job vacancies out there in our world.

CXC Academy adds Birkie and HS training programs

11/9/2010 - By CXC Skiing

Starting in November, CXC Academy adds the American Birkebeiner Training Program and the the High School Racing Training Program. We also now partner with RestWise.

Blooper Reel: Simi and Tim
Blooper Reel: Simi and Tim

Blooper Reel: Simi and Tim

11/5/2010 - By Matt Whitcomb

OK, you've seen all the heavy duty training and the great technique at various USST camps. Here's a couple bloopers from Lake Placid that shows the truth...

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