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Diabetes Won't Hold Freeman Back

6/6/2008 - By USST

Olympian Kris Freeman (Andover, NH) could have easily given up his dreams when a doctor told him that he was a type 1 diabetic and would no longer be able to be an endurance athlete.,

CXC Regional Elite Group Camp, June 28-July 4

6/5/2008 - By CXC Skiing

June 28th through July 4th is set for CXC's annual Regional Elite Group Camp along with State Development Groups, Junior Olympic athletes from Midwest and Great Lakes, and petitioned athletes.

Michigan Tech to host Cross Country and Mountain Bike Camp

6/5/2008 - By Dean Woodbeck

Michigan Technological University will offer an endurance training camp, July 9-13, for students entering grades 8-12. Campers can choose between a cross country running camp and a mountain biking camp.,

Settling in

6/4/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Kris might be the only guy out there who bought a Mini because it’s practical. The Mini isn’t the big purchase in Kris’s life these days. He’s just moved into his new Condo in Campton, NH - about 15 minutes from the ski trails at Waterville Valley.,

CXC announces coaches conference

5/30/2008 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association is pleased to announce the 2008 Coaches Conference organized in conjunction with the CXC Regional Elite Camp on June 30 - July 2, 2008.,

CXC announces summer training camps

5/27/2008 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Skiing announces three training camps in Wisconson and New York. Skiers at all levels are invited to participate. ,
Nordic walking hits the Birkie trail
Nordic walking hits the Birkie trail

Nordic walking hits the Birkie trail

5/27/2008 - By Darlene Prois

Walking the Birkie Trail, the three post-retirement Hayward men don’t think of themselves as trendsetters. But with more than 80 Birkies between them, it’s clear they know a thing or two about endurance. And they'll be Nordic Walking until the snow falls.,

Testing Wrap-up: Rollerskiing and insulin dependency

5/20/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Today Kris finished a tough three-day testing camp in which he went to max on the roller ski treadmill on all three days. And we tested to better understand his his insulin dependency.,

On to Utah

5/19/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

Whistler wrapped up very well. Kris felt better as the week went on, and he responded incredibly well to the training.,

Underway, Whistler in May

5/16/2008 - By Zach Caldwell

The USST arrived in BC last Wednesday for a Spring training camp on snow at the Callaghan Valley. This marks the start of organized training for Kris, and as his training goes, it’s pretty low-key.,

Disabled Cross Country Trains in Whistler

5/13/2008 - By US Ski Team

The U.S. Disabled Cross Country Team is training on the 2010 Paralympic cross country venue at the Whistler Olympic Park in the Callaghan Valley this week. It is the Team's first time on the trails where they hope to win Paralympic medals in two years.,

US Ski Team trains on 2010 Olympic xc ski trails
US Ski Team trains on 2010 Olympic xc ski trails

US Ski Team trains on 2010 Olympic xc ski trails

5/12/2008 - By US Ski Team

Eager to master the 2010 Olympic trails early on, the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team headed to Whistler, BC for its summer training camp to get a feel for the terrain they will be competing on in less than two years.,

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