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No News is Good News

8/15/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

The last update left Kris at the airport facing a three-hour delay as he set-off for four days of sponsor travel. As it turned out, that turned into a seven hour delay.

Student cross country skiers train in Duluth

8/12/2008 - By Josh Zenner

About 30 nordic skiers work out six times a week at six different locations. They're apart of a high school training program put on by the Duluth Cross Country Ski Club.

CAT Ski, rollerski, core strength and ski clinic at XCHQ

8/12/2008 - By Bob Frye

The president and inventor of the C.A.T. (Classic All Terrain) Skis, Dale Niggeman, will be at Cross Country Ski Headquarters on Sunday, August 31st for a combined C.A.T. Ski Clinic, Core Strength Clinic and Roller Ski Clinic.

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Strength and Power for Cross Country Skiing

8/11/2008 - By Zach Weatherford

This article on strength and power for cross country was written by Zach Weatherford, a USOC strength coach who works closely with US Cross Country Ski Team athletes and coaches. You will find an example workout based on his essay.

Koos: XC Skiing in New Zealand
Koos: XC Skiing in New Zealand

Koos: XC Skiing in New Zealand

8/8/2008 - By Torin Koos

Recently, Torin Koos, along with some of his teammates on the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team, took part in an on-snow training camp in New Zealand. The following is Koos' account of the camp he attended.

Top Notch –a good effort, not a good test

8/7/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris had a good day under difficult and somewhat eventful circumstances at the Top Notch triathlon on Saturday. He won the race, but that’s not the news...

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Whistler Follow-up

8/6/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

After Saturday’s pursuit time trial there was still a day left of Whistler Camp - time for one more three hour run.

CXC Skiing finishes technique camp
CXC Skiing finishes technique camp

CXC Skiing finishes technique camp

8/4/2008 - By CXC Skiing

CXC kicked off the 12th annual Technique Development Camp at Telemark Resort on Monday, July 28. The majority of the skiers were high school age.

I want to feel like that all winter…
I want to feel like that all winter…

I want to feel like that all winter…

7/29/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Today was the last intensity session of Kris’s July intensity camp here in Whistler. He finished up with a 30K pursuit time trial, and he looked great.,

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Whistler Hill Climb
Whistler Hill Climb

Whistler Hill Climb

7/28/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Today’s effort on the hill climb test was quite good. The course is 3.7K with 500 meters of climbing at quite a steady grade - no downhills or flats at all.,

Randall Pushes Limits on a Glacier
Randall Pushes Limits on a Glacier

Randall Pushes Limits on a Glacier

7/28/2008 - By US Ski Team

Weather would not allow for a helicopter so Randall, along with a group of APU athletes, hiked three hours to reach the glacier for their second time there in a month.,

Whistler Olympic Park Bounding
Whistler Olympic Park Bounding

Whistler Olympic Park Bounding

7/25/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris and Dan hit the Olympic Red Course at WOP today for natural bounding intervals. The red course is the 5K designed primarily for classic skiing, and the guys ran it with poles, bounding the uphills...,

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