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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

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.

Balance
Balance

Balance

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.

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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

Fall Season
Fall Season

Fall Season

10/30/2008 - By Kris Freeman, Taz Mannix, Pete Vordenberg

Another off-season has flown by. Hundreds of hours have been logged. Sponsor obligations have been met and opportunities grasped. Now its time to manage energy and race fast.

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Randall Takes Her Training to Canada
Randall Takes Her Training to Canada

Randall Takes Her Training to Canada

10/29/2008 - By US Ski Team

The U.S. Cross Country Ski Team's Kikkan Randall found herself in some very good training company recently with Canadian cross country all-star Chandra Crawford, who won the sprint gold medal in the 2006 Olympics.

First tracks at Yellowstone Ski Festival
First tracks at Yellowstone Ski Festival

First tracks at Yellowstone Ski Festival

10/28/2008 - By Sara Hoovler

Start your Nordic ski season off right. Preparations for the always popular Nordic Ski Clinics are in full swing. Due to popular demand, we have increased the number of days we offer the one day skate clinic to three and added a one day classic clinic.

Olympian Lindsey Dehlin holds clinic in Traverse City
Olympian Lindsey Dehlin holds clinic in Traverse City

Olympian Lindsey Dehlin holds clinic in Traverse City

10/27/2008 - By Bryce Dreeszen

The North American Vasa sponsored "We Ski", a pre-season cross-country ski training clinic, lead by Olympic cross-country skier, Lindsey Weier Dehlin.

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Team
Team

Team

10/23/2008 - By Lindsey Dehlin

Cross country skiing is (most of the time) an individual sport. The season can get long sometimes, but surrounding yourself with a great support network can make all the difference.

10 minute skate drills
10 minute skate drills

10 minute skate drills

10/22/2008 - By Mike Muha

Here's a set of dryland skate drills we learned from CXC Directory Yuriy Gusev. The skills required progresses with each drill - do the first drill, than add in the lesson of the second drill, which are added the third and so on.

Plan your Thanksgiving week in West Yellowstone
Plan your Thanksgiving week in West Yellowstone

Plan your Thanksgiving week in West Yellowstone

10/20/2008 - By Sara Hoovler

The Yellowstone Ski Festival has released the schedule of events for November 24th through the 28th. Ski clinics, waxing clinics, yoga, pilates, biathlon, SuperTour, ski show, kids programs - something for everyone.

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UPCOMING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

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