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Changing Gears

9/17/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

This past week has been Kris’s first week of training with the focus firmly placed on intensity rather than volume. Having said that, there’s hasn’t been a particularly large amount of intensity this week - it’s been more of a ramp-up into training week.,

Cross Country Skiers do Triathlon #2

9/16/2007 - By Mike Muha

I thought I'd report on the second triathlon - The Island Lake State Rec Area Sprint Triathlon - that I did along with NordicSkiRacers Ryan Robinson, Greg Worrel and Yvon Dufour, and a friend of Ryan's Michael Kotajarvi.

Who's the Boss?
Who's the Boss?

Who's the Boss?

9/12/2007 - By Pete Vordenberg, TeamToday.org

When it comes to school and balance there are several things to consider. The primary one is seldom study and training - for which there is enough time in the day. Alcohol and partying is the biggest challenge to attending college and succeeding in sport.,

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The Story Behind the Medal: Bill Demong

9/11/2007 - By US Ski Team

Last fall the Team acquired a huge treadmill – big enough to use roller skis and reach speeds over 25 mph! During a World Cup break, Demong came home to train specifically for World Championships with an eye on a medal.,

The (revised) Plan

9/11/2007 - By Zach Caldwell

This past training block is the biggest Kris has ever done. He’s been in the territory before, but 92 hours in 20 days (4.6 hours per day) is the largest average training volume he’s got on record. But that’s pretty tame compared to the last two weeks...,

The Official Yellowstone Ski Festival FAQ

9/10/2007 - By Jamie Greene

The event's highlights include a series of Nordic skiing clinics, the SuperTour races, the Try It and Buy It Gear Demo (the largest public gear demo of its type) and an Indoor Ski Show. Here's a series of Frequently Asked Questions about the Festival.,

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92 hours in 20 Days

9/10/2007 - By Kris Freeman

The following is a summary of my training from my last block. This was the biggest daily average of training I have ever done. The first six days were much smaller than the last two weeks where I trained 69 hours.,

Registered for the Yellowstone Ski Fesitval

9/9/2007 - By Mike Muha

In less than 10 weeks, I'll be on snow out at the Yellowstone Ski Festival in West Yellowstone. I've been looking forward to getting back to West Yellowstone every since the first time I went three years ago.

Personally Tailored Training Plan Boosts US Cross Country
Personally Tailored Training Plan Boosts US Cross Country

Personally Tailored Training Plan Boosts US Cross Country

9/7/2007 - By US Ski Team

U.S. Ski Team athletes found midwinter snow for cross country training again in New Zealand while some teammates fine-tuned their own training with their grassroots club or personal coach at home.,

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Five questions to Sara Renner

9/6/2007 - By FIS

2006 Olympic medalist Sara Renner of Canada shifted gears after the 2006 Olympic season to take a break and have a baby with her husband, the now-retired top alpine skier Thomas Grandi. We interviewed Sara to ask her about motherhood and her future plans.,

Prizes for a Couple Skiers at This Saturday's NordicSkiRacer Training Sessio
Prizes for a Couple Skiers at This Saturday's NordicSkiRacer Training Sessio

Prizes for a Couple Skiers at This Saturday's NordicSkiRacer Training Sessio

9/5/2007 - By Mike Muha

Come rollerski, bike, run, skate, kayak, etc with us this Saturday morning and maybe win a free set a Casco SX-20 sport glasses or a Sweat Gutr Ultimate Sweatband!,

Last Week - The Answer!
Last Week - The Answer!

Last Week - The Answer!

9/5/2007 - By Pete Vordenberg, TeamToday.org

Directly after NZ, the team was in for some rest. This post picks up with a little of the rest period and then last weeks training for a few of the athletes.,

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