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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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‘08-’09 Training Mistake Tally: 1

8/21/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

So when is a planned and executed six hour run not the right six hour run? What qualifies it as a mistake? Good question.

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.

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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.

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.

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