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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

Second biathlon training camp conducted

7/13/2009 - By teamusa.org

The second training camp of the Mens National A Team just finished after three weeks and the athletes as well as the coaches have all reason to be optimistic about the upcoming season.

Athletes Cook Up A Storm at Center

7/9/2009 - By US Ski Team

With the 2010 Olympics right around the corner, U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding athletes are getting an important lesson from the U.S. Olympic Committee on how to eat for athletic success.

"I got into it"

7/6/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

Many times we are told to do the rational thing. And this is very sound advice too, to be safe. But, at the risk of being irresponsible, let me encourage you to dismiss that advice utterly and follow that thing you love with everything you can muster.

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2009 U.S. National Coaches Education Conference comes to Minneapolis

7/3/2009 - By USSA

Join us for the U.S. Ski Team's biennial Coaches Education Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This three-day event from September 25-27 is for all cross country ski coaches and athletes looking to improve their knowledge of the sport.

Intensity in the morning, strength in the afternoon

7/1/2009 - By CXC Skiing

This time of the year we focus with our athletes on maximal strength. The goal here is to increase resistive load. There will be a decrease in the number of exer­cises to primarily focus on the muscle and movements of the sport.

CXC Elite Blog adds video, advice
CXC Elite Blog adds video, advice

CXC Elite Blog adds video, advice

7/1/2009 - By CXC Skiing

The CXC Elite Team Blog added a section for video from the CXC Academy plus periodic articles filled with answers and advise.

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The real thing
The real thing

The real thing

6/30/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

Fitness. Fitness. Fitness. This is a fitness sport, first, second and third. Get fit. Got it?

Bryan Fish on Anaerobic Threshold (AT) Intervals
Bryan Fish on Anaerobic Threshold (AT) Intervals

Bryan Fish on Anaerobic Threshold (AT) Intervals

6/30/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Bryan Fish talks about Anaerobic Threshold (AT) Intervals in a video from the CXC acadmey site.

Public Invited to Center of Excellence

6/30/2009 - By US Ski Team

Fans of the U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding will have a chance to tour the new national training and education facility, the Center of Excellence, at a July 17 dedication ceremony.

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National Training Group Works at Center

6/29/2009 - By US Ski Team

Inspired by the new Center of Excellence, U.S. Cross Country Ski Team Coaches Peter Vordenberg, Matt Whitcomb and Pat Casey are spearheading a select development training program this summer for young cross country skiers.

Rollerski Accident

6/27/2009 - By US Biathlon Association

The US Biathlon Association is very sad to hear of the death of Willie Neal after being struck by a car while rollerskiing June 21st in Fort Fairfield, Maine.

Center of Excellence: A dream realized
Center of Excellence: A dream realized

Center of Excellence: A dream realized

6/25/2009 - By obrggl

Unlike the Olympic Training Centers in other parts of the country, the Center of Excellence is strictly for the USSA. Skiers and Snowboarders do not need to share facilities or schedule time blocks with athletes from other sports.,

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