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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

Ice baths

10/1/2009 - By Rob Bradlee, Toko

This summer I've become an ice bath addict. I fill the bathtub with cold water and ice and then sit in it for 10 or more minutes. It's amazing how it helps me recover and stops the aches in my legs and lower back.

Soo Finnish Nordic seeks coach

9/30/2009 - By Jim Mihell

Soo Finnish Nordic Ski Club, located in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario is seeking candidates to fill a year-round coaching position.

Nordic walking poles help Wounded Warriors move

9/29/2009 - By Pete Edwards

SWIX Nordic walking poles from SkiWalking.com of Glen Arbor, Michigan help wounded warriors move through the Wounded Warrior Programs at Walter Reed, Fort Carson, Fort Lewis/Madigan/McChord and Vicenza, Italy.

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One Day In The Life Of... Jay Hakkinen
One Day In The Life Of... Jay Hakkinen

One Day In The Life Of... Jay Hakkinen

9/17/2009 - By Tanja Ohlson/IBU

Hakkinen, the 1997 Junior World Sprint Champion is preparing for his fourth Olympic Winter Games. He spent a week at the popular Austrian training venue with US Coach Armin Auchentaller after spending a similar week in Antholz. We followed him for a day.

Striding on the South Island
Striding on the South Island

Striding on the South Island

9/16/2009 - By US Ski Team

Striding on the South Island with Torin Koos and the U.S. Ski Team

Red or Green?
Red or Green?

Red or Green?

9/16/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

Coaches Conference is coming. September 25-27 in downtown Minneapolis! A few late drop outs have made space for more.

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CXC Academy: What's new in training period 6

9/14/2009 - By CXC Academy

The total monthly volume decreases in period 6 versus period 5. Looking closely, you will see that intensity and strength have increased in period 6. This is particularly true with an increase in level 4.

Video: Andy Newel on a rollerboard
Video: Andy Newel on a rollerboard

Video: Andy Newel on a rollerboard

9/14/2009 - By Andy Newell

Andy Newell on a Bill Koch designed roller board. Can you do this?

$14,000 Available for Young Skier Programs

9/10/2009 - By Cherie Morgan

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has announced that it is seeking grant applications for young skier programs associated with middle and high schools and cross-country ski organizations throughout the country.

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Video: Double push technique - One skate sprint
Video: Double push technique - One skate sprint

Video: Double push technique - One skate sprint

9/10/2009 - By nakkpeter

This is a great video showing one skate technique in sprinting. The skier gets lots of power, and really gets very high on the start of his push. He also demonstrates the double push technique with his inner leg.

More European Competitions Coming Up for the US-Team

9/9/2009 - By Viktoria Franke USBA

After finishing the training camp in Sweden the men headed to Ruhpolding Germany at the beginning of the week.

Video: Training at Whistler
Video: Training at Whistler

Video: Training at Whistler

9/8/2009 - By Andy Newell

US Ski Team 10k time trial in Whistler - video by Andy Newell.

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