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New Junior Development and Master Program for Lower Michigan
New Junior Development and Master Program for Lower Michigan

New Junior Development and Master Program for Lower Michigan

4/16/2009 - By CXC Skiing

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.

CXC Academy starts second year
CXC Academy starts second year

CXC Academy starts second year

4/14/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Year 2 of detailed training plans and video includes input by Birkie winner and World Cup skier Matt Liebsch and a partnership with Vision Quest Coaching that introduces bike workouts

Whistler Revisted
Whistler Revisted

Whistler Revisted

4/14/2009 - By Mark Waechter

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.

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USSA Launches Level 100 XC Coaches Certification

4/3/2009 - By USSA

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.

CXC Junior Development Program

4/1/2009 - By Yuriy Gusev

The CXC Junior Development Program will provide high level opportunities for the progression of athlete development within the Central Region. Applications must be sumbitted by April 10, 2009.

Free Nordic Walking clinic in Traverse City, April 8

4/1/2009 - By Pete Edwards

Free Nordic Walking clinics are coming to the Diabetes Open House at Bayview Wesleyan Church in Traverse City on Wednesday, April 8.

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Paull and Prevolt win Boyne Highlands 10 Km Classic
Paull and Prevolt win Boyne Highlands 10 Km Classic

Paull and Prevolt win Boyne Highlands 10 Km Classic

3/10/2009 - By trvwynhuog

Saturday's Boyne Highland's 5 Km and 10 Km classic race had a semi-soft track that made it relatively easy to negotiate the many downhills on the course., , , , , ,

Good info
Good info

Good info

2/24/2009 - By Pharme138

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., , , , , , , , , ,

Nordic Walking clinic in Frankfort, MI on Jan 31

1/28/2009 - By Pete Edwards

The FREE Nordic Walking Clinic will be offered at Frankfort’s Studio On Main on Saturday, January 31st at noon - 402 Main Street in Frankfort. Advance reservations appreciated, but not mandatory.

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Excellent video of 2009 Seeley Hills Classic
Excellent video of 2009 Seeley Hills Classic

Excellent video of 2009 Seeley Hills Classic

1/22/2009 - By Mike Muha

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.

Ski Lessons available in Marquette
Ski Lessons available in Marquette

Ski Lessons available in Marquette

1/20/2009 - By Maria Stuber

Former NMU team captain and current CXC Elite Team member Maria Stuber is be available for private or group lessons in the Marquette, MI area.

What, a new double pole?

12/23/2008 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Has anyone watched the La Clusaz video of the World Cup 4x5 Women's Relay? Where is the new double pole? I don't even see any of the semi-new double pole from several years ago.

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