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Yellowstone Ski Festival only two months away
Yellowstone Ski Festival only two months away

Yellowstone Ski Festival only two months away

9/17/2010 - By Sara Hoovler

Join thousands of skinny skis in West Yellowstone, Montana for a week-long celebration of cross-country skiing. Bring the whole family; there are plenty of options for kids.

Swedish Team: Off to snow on the Dachstein glacier

9/15/2010 - By FIS

Charlotte Kalla, Marcus Hellner and the rest of the Swedish national team went to Ramsau for a training camp to build up their World Cup shape.

Lucas Bauer: A demanding summer

9/15/2010 - By FIS

Summer has gone away quickly and concluded one part of Lukas Bauer's training process for upcoming season. He focused at gaining speed, spent couple of days on a family vacation in Greece and looks forward to first glacier training sessions.

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What's new in CXC Academy?
What's new in CXC Academy?

What's new in CXC Academy?

9/14/2010 - By CXC Skiing9

Fall presents challenges for us Nordic skiers - work or school is demanding, days are shorter and we all know that ski training kicks up a notch. It is critical to maintain a balance.

Kris Freeman: Technique in a 30K Pursuit Time Trial
Kris Freeman: Technique in a 30K Pursuit Time Trial

Kris Freeman: Technique in a 30K Pursuit Time Trial

9/14/2010 - By Mike Muha

This video of Kris Freeman doing a 30km Pursuit Time Trial is an interesting comparison with past videos showing sprinters. The sprinters look like egg beaters on overdrive. Freeman looks cool and relaxed.

Real men double pole
Real men double pole

Real men double pole

9/10/2010 - By Swedish Winter Sports Centre

Lars Ljung: This is for sure the gear that gives you the girls. At least that's what I think. But it separates the boys from the men I guess you can say. Beause you know what, real men, they don't spread their thighs, they doublepole.

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Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?
Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?

Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?

9/9/2010 - By Mike Muha

The Diagonal Stride is the oldest and most well known Cross Country Skiing technique, but today, in almost every race, there's a discussion whether to go with or without wax and just double pole. Is the Diagonal Stride a dying technique?

Concept2 offers Web-Based SkiErg Performance Series
Concept2 offers Web-Based SkiErg Performance Series

Concept2 offers Web-Based SkiErg Performance Series

9/8/2010 - By Josh Carlson

Concept2 has developed a web-based testing series using the SkiErg. The SkiErg Performance Series offers coaches and athletes a new tool for evaluating the effectiveness of their training.

A good balance between training and family

9/7/2010 - By Tanja Ohlson

After spending weeks abroad in past years, it's great to have a biathlon training camp actually in the United States.

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Kikkan Randall on what it takes to succeed as an International Athlete
Kikkan Randall on what it takes to succeed as an International Athlete

Kikkan Randall on what it takes to succeed as an International Athlete

8/30/2010 - By Kikkan Randall

A talk by Kikkan Randall (US Ski Team) on what it takes to succeed as an international athlete. She gave this talk on August 13, 2010 at Hardwood Ski and Bike, as the keynote speaker at the 2010 Ontario High Performance XC Ski Training Camp.

National J2 Camp at Michigan Tech big success
National J2 Camp at Michigan Tech big success

National J2 Camp at Michigan Tech big success

8/26/2010 - By Bryan Fish

There can be a reluctance to want to add the extra travel required to bring athletes from all over the country for a single camp. But any reluctance I might have had was erased at this camp after just three short days here at MTU in Houghton, MI.

Relentless Climb: Fitness test up a big hill for US Men
Relentless Climb: Fitness test up a big hill for US Men

Relentless Climb: Fitness test up a big hill for US Men

8/24/2010 - By Tanja Ohlson / IBU

The hard work is clearly etched everyone’s face at the halfway point. At the mid-point, every athlete has to stop for at least 10 seconds, switch rollerskis in order to use up the wheels evenly and drink. Afterwards, the mental battle continues.

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