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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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Yellowstone Ski Festival is a few weeks away
Yellowstone Ski Festival is a few weeks away

Yellowstone Ski Festival is a few weeks away

11/3/2010 - By Sara Hoovler

There is no better way to start off the cross-country ski season than a Thanksgiving week clinic. West Yellowstone’s three-day option is the most popular and available in women’s only or mixed groups. The Nordic clinics are open to all level skiers.

US Nordic Combined Team: Europe Training
US Nordic Combined Team: Europe Training

US Nordic Combined Team: Europe Training

11/2/2010 - By US Ski Team

The Nordic Combined athletes put together this POV video from their training camp in Europe.

Muscular Strength Training with the MOD Squad

11/1/2010 - By Mike

Watch as America's team turns it on in the weight room aptly titled "The A-Frame of Pain" by coach Scott Johnston and his steed of young aspiring athletes; Sam Naney, Erik Bjornsen and Torin Koos.

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The MOD's Specific Power Training for Skiing
The MOD's Specific Power Training for Skiing

The MOD's Specific Power Training for Skiing

10/25/2010 - By Mike Muha

Thought I'd share this video: The Methow Olympic Development Project outlines a couple of their power training secrets for cross country skiing in this video. Makes me hurt just looking at it.

Kids programs at Yellowstone Ski Festival
Kids programs at Yellowstone Ski Festival

Kids programs at Yellowstone Ski Festival

10/22/2010 - By Sara Hoovler

Don’t wait for the whine over Thanksgiving Break this year. Bring the family to the Yellowstone Ski Festival and start a new holiday tradition. Spend time together and on-snow. Create memories to last a lifetime.

Discount trail passes available for Yellowstone Ski Festival
Discount trail passes available for Yellowstone Ski Festival

Discount trail passes available for Yellowstone Ski Festival

10/20/2010 - By Sara Hoovler

Halloween is knocking on the proverbial door. Put down the fun size chocolate bars and make plans now to attend the 2010 Yellowstone Ski Festival. Order pre-season trail passes by October 31 and save over 20% for each skier. Here’s how to order….

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