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Cross Country Ski Training News and Tips

September nordic clinic in Traverse City

8/12/2009 - By Pete LaPlaca

The North American Vasa is presenting a pre-season ski clinic featuring Olympian Lyndsey Weier Dehlin at Timber Ridge September 18-19, 2009.

Estonia - Part 2
Estonia - Part 2

Estonia - Part 2

8/11/2009 - By Karl Saidla

Otepaa is probably the one place I wish I could have within driving distance of Ottawa. At their World Cup ski trail area, "Tehvandi" they have a 6.2km rollerskiing track which I would guess is probably the best one in the whole world.

Estonia - Part 1
Estonia - Part 1

Estonia - Part 1

8/10/2009 - By Karl Saidla

For starters, this trip was NOT a "ski training trip". Mainly, we went because my parents invited us to see the famous Estonian "Laulupidu" (Song Festival). We did get to do some pretty interesting training in both these ski-crazy countries.

US Ski Team heads south for snow time

8/6/2009 - By US Ski Team

The U.S. Cross Country Ski Team is getting some time to test new equipment as well as transfer rollerski skills to the snow down at the Snow Farm in New Zealand.

Day to Day
Day to Day

Day to Day

8/5/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

10 days of typical training in Utah with the National Training Group (and a few guests)

CXC Adaptive Cross Country Program Receives Grant

8/4/2009 - By US Ski Team

Central Cross Country Ski Association (CXC) was awarded a grant from the 2009 Olympic Opportunity Fund designed to financially assist sports organizations. It will be used to aid their new adaptive cross country skiing program.

CXC announces adaptive ski program

8/4/2009 - By CXC Skiing

Central Cross Country Ski Association is proud to announce the formation of an innovative Adaptive Ski Program available for individuals with physical disabilities throughout the Midwest.

Sports Medley Training Sessions

7/30/2009 - By Justin Demers

Any racer has been in the situation where he wants or must go for a social ride, run, rollerski or hike - not optimal for training. There are two obvious solutions to this problem: decline or mix it up.

VO2 and all that jazz

7/27/2009 - By Edward McCarthy

You start out pretty easy. It gradually gets faster, then it starts to suck, and then it's over.
Alaskan Regional Elite Group camp
Alaskan Regional Elite Group camp

Alaskan Regional Elite Group camp

7/24/2009 - By Pete Vordenberg

There have been Regional Elite Group camps in each region this summer. Matt Whitcomb and Pat Casey have lead this charge from the USST side of things and regional coaches have lead it from the club side of things.

Rolling and Poling

7/24/2009 - By Mike Stahlberg

In July, cross-country skiers are as rare as Christmas ornaments. Unless they’re on roller skis like Lars Floras and his friends. No snow is no problem for these elite cross-country skiers.

Lodwick in Car-Bike Crash
Lodwick in Car-Bike Crash

Lodwick in Car-Bike Crash

7/23/2009 - By US Ski Team

World Champion skier Todd Lodwick learned Wednesday that watching the Tour de France can be as dangerous as competing. The U.S. Ski Team athlete was involved in a car-bike collision while riding back from spectating at a Tour stage.

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SAT, NOV 17, 2018

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

TUE, NOV 20, 2018

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

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