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Fall Update
Fall Update

Fall Update

11/15/2008 - By Leif Zimmerman and Alexa Turzian

It was almost too perfect to be true, every skiers dream, with the exception of the rocks, sagebrush, dirt and the occasional creek crossing.

Nordic walking clinic in Traverse City

11/15/2008 - By Pete Edwards

Free Nordic Ski Walking Clinics are coming to Traverse City's Hagerty Insurance Health And Wellness Fair on Tuesday, November 18th from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

NENSA early winter Gaining Ground Clinic

11/14/2008 - By NENSA

It's amazing the way that these three-day clinics help both new and experienced coaches open their eyes to new ideas while reinforcing the fundamentals of coaching communication, technique, and physiology.
Great snow at Endestad Atomic ski camp
Great snow at Endestad Atomic ski camp

Great snow at Endestad Atomic ski camp

11/13/2008 - By Curt Peterson

The annual Endestad Atomic ski camp was held, as always, during the first full week of Nov in Fairbanks Alaska. This year conditions were wonderful with great snow and winter conditions.

Noah- T-minus

11/13/2008 - By Noah Hoffman

Morgan, Alexa, and I are back in Sun Valley after Lake Placid training with the rest of the Sun Valley Olympic Development Team till West. It’s been a good opportunity for a good block of training.

Nordic walking clinic in Hayward

11/8/2008 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Elite Team athlete Heather Zimmerman will guide a Nordic Walking Clinic in Hayward, WI.


11/7/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris has just finished the best training season of his career. I think Kris is quite confident right now, but that’s his job. He’d better be confident. My job is to worry.

Four Weeks

11/6/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris trained a 30 hour week when he got home from Lake Placid and felt great - good energy and no meaningful suppression. He ended the period with a bounding intensity session and then he got a cold.



11/5/2008 - By Morgan Arritola

Morgan Arritola writes an important article with some nice pics, too... No, I'm talking about the ability to stand on one ski better than anyone else.
2008-2009 CXC Master's Team
2008-2009 CXC Master's Team

2008-2009 CXC Master's Team

11/5/2008 - By CXC Skiing

The CXC Masters Team is a vehicle for Master skiers at any ability level to experience the enjoyment of elite level coaching and race services while supporting the development of the sport we love.

Canada's Crawford, Kershaw aim for 2010 together

11/4/2008 - By Jeff McIntosh

Crawford won her gold medal in a skate-ski sprint in 2006, but the Olympic sprint in 2010 will be a classic race. The latter is her weaker discipline so she doubled her classic training over the summer.

Think about it

11/3/2008 - By Michael Sinnott

Call me a head case, but I believe that the single most overlooked aspect of skiing is the mental aspect

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