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The Double Push: More Visualization

4/11/2007 - By Mike Muha

Here are a couple videos - include one in slow motion - of Chad Hedrick doing the double push on inline skates. Think you can do this on skis?,

So what IS the Double Push?
So what IS the Double Push?

So what IS the Double Push?

4/10/2007 - By Mike Muha

The best way to understand the double push is to watch an inline skater - the double push originated as an inline technique.,

Double-Push Skating and Klap Skate in Cross Country Skiing
Double-Push Skating and Klap Skate in Cross Country Skiing

Double-Push Skating and Klap Skate in Cross Country Skiing

4/9/2007 - By Thomas Stöggl & Stefan Lindinger

Using the Double Push and Klap Skate, athletes were able to complete a 50m measurement track faster than using conventional skate technique.,

Bill Brundage: A Man for All Seasons

4/7/2007 - By Mark Urban

For Bill Brundage, variety is the spice of sport. The 56-year-old from Traverse City is involved in activities that often require more than one discipline, from canoe competitions to adventure races, triathlons to trail marathons - & Michigan Cup racing!,

Biathlon Youth Development Camp June 21 - 24

4/2/2007 - By US Biathlon Team

The USBA Youth Development Camp is aimed at athletes ages 13-15 who are interested in learning more about the sport of biathlon.,

Principles of Racing Down Hills

3/8/2007 - By Mike Muha

Keep your hands in front. Keep your knees and feet relaxed. Be light on your feet. Look where you want to go. Lead with your hands. Ski downhills faster!,

2006 US Olympic Team member Abby Larson joins CXC for Technique Clinics

2/22/2007 - By CXC Skiing

Abby Larson, 2006 US Olympic Team member, will be joining CXC Team members to run classic and skate technique clinics on Friday, February 23 during Birkie weekend at Telemark Resort.,

Nutritional Advice for Female Cross-Country Skiers

2/16/2007 - By FIS

The FIS Sub-Committee for Ladies' Cross-Country has updated the highly informational booklet called 'The Role of Adequate Nutrition for Performance and Health for Female Cross-Country Skiers.' Here's the link to download it.

Healing Injuries with Homeopathic Arnica

2/16/2007 - By Jim Dammon

Would you like to heal more quickly from sprains, strains, and bruises? Would you like to do so without side effects from medication like an upset stomach? If so then homeopathic medicine, Arnica in particular, is a great addition to your first aid kit.,


2/15/2007 - By Pete Vordenberg -

Asahikawa... site of our pre-worlds camp. click it.,

McLain Cycle Offers VO2 Testing

1/27/2007 - By Vasa News

McLain Cycle in Traverse City is now offering VO2 assessments for local athletes.,

January 2007 Issue of the Nordic UltraTune Newsletter is Out

1/27/2007 - By Mark Waechter

The latest issue of the Nordic UltraTune Update is out. Contents include Part 3 on Exercise-Induced Arterial Hypoxemia and some new grind research.,

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SAT, OCT 20, 2018

NordicSkiRacer long rollerski
West Boat Launch, Kensington Metropark, Milford, MI

Skiing starts this weekend in Canmore
Canmore Nordic Centre, Olympic Way, Kananaskis, AB, Canada

TUE, OCT 23, 2018

Team NordicSkiRacer rollerski intervals
Maybury State Park, 8 Mile Rd entrance, Northville, MI

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