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Combined Team Takes on the Tour

7/21/2009 - By US Ski Team

While Lance Armstrong was chasing teammate Alberto Contador up the climb to Verbier Sunday, athletes of the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team were previewing stage 17 of the Tour de France from Bourg-Ste.-Maurice to Le Grand-Bornand.

Ready, aim, fire
Ready, aim, fire

Ready, aim, fire

7/20/2009 - By Peggy Shinn, USOC

At 8 p.m. on a rainy evening in June, Haley Johnson is lying on her stomach on the floor, legs splayed behind her as if she were wearing her cross-country skis instead of red Crocs.

Freeman Speaks Out About Diabetes

7/15/2009 - By US Ski Team

Even with intense training for the 2010 Olympics at the forefront of his mind, Freeman is taking the time to speak to youth about Diabetes.

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The importance of rest days during the transition months
The importance of rest days during the transition months

The importance of rest days during the transition months

7/15/2009 - By Lee Hawkings

Earlier this spring I discovered for the first time what will happen if you neglect to take rest days and continue to train hard.

Annual Masters camp at Telemark Resort
Annual Masters camp at Telemark Resort

Annual Masters camp at Telemark Resort

7/14/2009 - By CXC Skiing

August 7th to August 9th is set for the annual Masters Camp for all level skiers

Training in New York City
Training in New York City

Training in New York City

7/13/2009 - By Megan McTavish

I had never been to New York City before and so I was really looking forward to going and spending some time exploring the city. However, it also happened to be a 16 hour week of training for me.

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Second biathlon training camp conducted

7/13/2009 - By teamusa.org

The second training camp of the Mens National A Team just finished after three weeks and the athletes as well as the coaches have all reason to be optimistic about the upcoming season.

Athletes Cook Up A Storm at Center

7/9/2009 - By US Ski Team

With the 2010 Olympics right around the corner, U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding athletes are getting an important lesson from the U.S. Olympic Committee on how to eat for athletic success.

"I got into it"

7/6/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

Many times we are told to do the rational thing. And this is very sound advice too, to be safe. But, at the risk of being irresponsible, let me encourage you to dismiss that advice utterly and follow that thing you love with everything you can muster.

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2009 U.S. National Coaches Education Conference comes to Minneapolis

7/3/2009 - By USSA

Join us for the U.S. Ski Team's biennial Coaches Education Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This three-day event from September 25-27 is for all cross country ski coaches and athletes looking to improve their knowledge of the sport.

Intensity in the morning, strength in the afternoon

7/1/2009 - By CXC Skiing

This time of the year we focus with our athletes on maximal strength. The goal here is to increase resistive load. There will be a decrease in the number of exer­cises to primarily focus on the muscle and movements of the sport.

CXC Elite Blog adds video, advice
CXC Elite Blog adds video, advice

CXC Elite Blog adds video, advice

7/1/2009 - By CXC Skiing

The CXC Elite Team Blog added a section for video from the CXC Academy plus periodic articles filled with answers and advise.

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