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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

Sugarbomb
Sugarbomb

Sugarbomb

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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Whistler Sprint Relay
Whistler Sprint Relay

Whistler Sprint Relay

9/8/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Today was one of a number of events and training sessions that will be considered in picking the team in the represent the US in the sprint relay at World Championships..

Watch out for the late summer ruts and grooves
Watch out for the late summer ruts and grooves

Watch out for the late summer ruts and grooves

9/5/2008 - By Craig Storey, XC Ottowa

While tar snakes are bad, the 'ruts and grooves' that I really want to warn you about here are the mental and physical ones that often occur in late summer training.

Whistler, BC, our second home
Whistler, BC, our second home

Whistler, BC, our second home

9/4/2008 - By Pete Vordenberg

Photos from the Whistler, BC camp by Pete Vordenberg.

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Whistler Camp (again)
Whistler Camp (again)

Whistler Camp (again)

9/3/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris is back in Whistler - this time with the whole USST. This is Kris’s second intensity camp of the year - the July camp being the first.

The Simple Life of a Cross Country Ski Racer in Ohio
The Simple Life of a Cross Country Ski Racer in Ohio

The Simple Life of a Cross Country Ski Racer in Ohio

9/3/2008 - By Mike Muha

Michigan Cup racer Kelly Mikolajczyk has started a blog to chronicle "the adventures of a female cross country ski racer who lives and trains in the Cleveland Ohio area."

Does it Look like we're Kidding?
Does it Look like we're Kidding?

Does it Look like we're Kidding?

9/2/2008 - By Pete Vordenberg

Where have we been? What have we been doing? We've been getting it done.

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A short photo essay of time spent on the Haig Glacier
A short photo essay of time spent on the Haig Glacier

A short photo essay of time spent on the Haig Glacier

8/27/2008 - By Alana Thomas

The Haig Glacier is located in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta. It is about an 18km run away from just about anything so it makes for an excellent spot to focus on training and enjoying real skiing in July.

Compton and Stuber report on Marquette training camp
Compton and Stuber report on Marquette training camp

Compton and Stuber report on Marquette training camp

8/25/2008 - By CXC Skiing

Two CXC Teams, Senior and Junior, recently concluded their monthly training camp at the US Olympic Education Center in Marquette, MI. Following are weekly reports from Elite Team members Caitlin Compton and Maria Stuber.

All is well

8/24/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris exercised appropriate judgment and restraint after his miscalculation earlier in the week , and he appears to have navigated the situation quite smoothly.

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