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9/19/2008 - By Kristina Owen

The CXC Academy is not a new private boarding school; it’s an online education portal. It’s geared toward junior and masters skiers wanting inspiration and a few drills, to college and club coaches wanting to brush up on training physisiology theories.

A Changing of the Seasons
A Changing of the Seasons

A Changing of the Seasons

9/19/2008 - By Tazlina Mannix for TeamToday

Now it is decidedly fall here in Alaska, the midnight sun no longer graces us with its presence. I wake up to darkness at 6:30 AM, and there’s a nip in the morning air when I begin training.

Back in the saddle

9/18/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris had a very minor cold when he got home from Park City. But he’s feeling much better already.

Switching over to Fall training mode

9/18/2008 - By Justin Demers, XC Ottawa

September usually means back to school and regular work hours. The last few months before the snow flies are probably the most determinant of the season and there are plenty of obstacles to overcome.


9/16/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Every bomb has some fallout, the Kris’s high blood sugar day on the 6th was no exception. We decided that he would do the test again on Tuesday - three days later. In between he would do some volume training to try to stabilize things.

Join me in helping hungry people

9/16/2008 - By Garrett Ruffner (age 10), Team NordicSkiRacer

Hunger is an issue that is very important to me and I have decided to get involved! I am participating in a CROP Hunger 10K & 5K run September 27, 2008 and CROP walk on October 5, 2008 and I need your help.

Discounted Trail Passes for the Yellowstone Ski Festival

9/15/2008 - By Sara Hoovler

Regularly $45.00 each, trail passes can be purchased by college, high school and club coaches for $35.00 each. Passes must be paid for by check no later than October 31, 2008.

Time to plan for the Yellowstone Ski Festival

9/14/2008 - By Yellowstone Ski Festival

The West Yellowstone Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the dates for the 2008 Yellowstone Ski Festival. Join over three thousand other Nordic ski enthusiasts in West Yellowstone during the Thanksgiving week.

XC Calls Whistler Second Home

9/11/2008 - By US Ski Team

"Home course advantage is pretty high. So, we've had a lot of camps here to try to gain that advantage," said Cross Country Head Coach Pete Vordenberg.

XC Trains With Yoga and Kayaking

9/9/2008 - By US Ski Team

The U.S. Disabled Cross Country Team took part in some fun and innovative training near the home of Head Coach Jon Kreamelmeyer in Frisco, CO: Yoga and kayaking



9/9/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

He beat his July time trial time - so what’s the problem? The problem is that Kris finished with his blood sugar over 300, and felt absolutely terrible during the test.

Canadian Home Course
Canadian Home Course

Canadian Home Course

9/8/2008 - By Kikkan Randall & Pete Vordenberg

Today my fellow US Ski teammers and I traveled out to the 2010 Olympic cross-country venue, Whistler Olympic Park (becoming affectionately known as WOP), for a team sprint simulation on skate roller skis.

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