Central Cross Country Ski Association is pleased to announce new addition of Lower Michigan Junior Development and Masters Program. The program will be limited to 12 junior and 12 master skiers to ensure a good coach to athlete ratio.
This week I've been in Whistler BC with a few members of the Slovenian team.Getting familiar with the Olympic courses is imperitive. Almost as important is getting familiar with the overall surroundings.
The certification is based on a curriculum of cutting edge coaching techniques, which are used by the U.S. Ski Team in its coaching of athletes like World Championship silver medalist Kikkan Randall and World Cup podium performer Andy Newell.
Rebecca's race got off to a sketchy start as she forgot her water bottle and carrier in the van and didn't have time to track it down before the start. That meant racing without any drink on her until she could get feeds somewhere along the 50 km course., , , , , , , , , ,
Here's an excellent video showing classic race technique in action at the 2009 Seelely Hills Classic: Diagonal stride, herringbone, double pole, the proper technique for changing tracks - it'a sll here. CXC has done a great job on this 12 minute video.