LatestNews Archive - July, 2002

XC Ottawa Update Tuesday, July 30 XC Ottawa: Some Thoughts On Pacing - By: David Zylberberg
I recently competed in a local 5km Running Race in which I have competed for the last 3 summers. I attempted to run with the two leaders and after 2km I was unable to hold their pace, finishing... [
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Monday, July 29 Roller Ski Time Trial Results
Donald Farley has held the record for the uphill skate roller skiing time trial in Canmore for the past 6 years, but his record finally fell... [
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Saturday, July 27 Letter to the Globe and Mail from XC Ottawa - By: Tom McCarthy
One item on the front page of the Saturday Globe really caught my eye and stuck in my throat. The article describing the huge expenditures of money by our government representatives at the Salt Lake Olympics... [
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Shayla Swanson in Craft Top Friday, July 26 NTDC Update: Glacial Reflections - By: Shayla Swanson
One glacier camp done…one to go, not that I am counting down. The Haig camp is a fantastic training experience. The trip is always a highlight of my summer plans. By the end of this summer I will have made 11 trips... [
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Friday, July 26 CBC Needs Feedback
CBC Sports would like feedback on its programming! The CBC is currently doing a review into all of it's 'amateur' sports coverage. All sports and all coverage is under review and consideration... [
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Thursday, July 25 NTDC Thunder Bay Hires New Coach
Al Maddox, and the National Team Development Centre Thunder Bay are pleased to announce the hiring of Jussi Piirainen as the head coach. Mr. Piirainen is a Level 5 International coach, "A" rated... [
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chandracrawford_head.jpg Wednesday, July 24 Just Another Busy Day at the Office - By: Chandra Crawford
In my current profession as a full time athlete, life is very busy. Training sessions are my assignments, sleeping is my ongoing project, and joining my team for healthy meals are my meetings. My office is the pavement... [
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Sara Renner in an interview before the 2002 Olympics Saturday, July 20 Is the Canadian Olympic Commitee on track for gold in 2010? - By: Sara Renner
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced it is abandoning the strategy of equitably spreading of it’s sponsorship bounty. The COC is the largest private sector funder of high performance sport in Canada and funds 45 Olympic sports of which 29% are winter sports. In the future, sports and athletes that win medals will have a bigger piece of the pie ... [
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Chris Jeffries in the 10km skate race at the 2002 Swisscom race in Realp, Switzerland Thursday, July 18 For the Love of Sport - By: Chris Jeffries
I was reminded of something very important this morning by one of my team mates. Today was day 2 of our 10 day glacier camp, and halfway up the hike from base camp to the glacier, I remarked to Dan Roycroft in a tired tone: “only 8 more times up this mountain.” ... [
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Erik Carleton, Phil Villeneuve, Robin McKeever, Brian Mckeever, Mike Argue Saturday, July 13 Gord's Ski Newsletter, Vol.5,No.2: The Glacier - By: Gord Jewett
It’s hard to believe that it is already July and we have started our glacier training camp that seemed so far away at the beginning of the season. We are in the middle of one of our largest training blocks of the year... [
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Thursday, July 11 Draft Canadian 2002/2003 Racing Calendar
Draft Canadian 2002/2003 racing calendar as of June 9, 2002... [
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Erik Carleton skiin on the Haig glacier Monday, July 8 NSDT Update: Back on Snow - By: Erik Carleton
Although June was the first month this year most athletes in Canmore have not been on snow, the NSDT Canmore will be skiing in both July and August, thanks to the CODA Haig Glacier Camp. This remote piece... [
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Sara Renner in an interview before the 2002 Olympics Friday, July 5 The New Kids on the Block - By: Sara Renner
Athletes are migrating to Canmore, and I’m not just talking Nordic. The hills are alive with.... well, the sound of grunting and panting. The squat racks in the weight room are getting serious usage as the heavy... [
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Thursday, July 4 NSDT Testing Protocol - By: Mike Cavaliere
Recently we did a series of tests at the Canmore Training Centre on some developing senior athletes. While the numbers look to be low, once you read the protocol and attempt to follow it you will find it is a very difficult test…………..but so is our sport.... [
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Wednesday, July 3 NSDT Muscular Endurance Statistics
Muscular endurace statistics information for testing done by the National Senior Development Team in June 2002... [
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Rob Grey after meeting a dog on his bike Tuesday, July 2 Photo of the Week
Do you have a submission for Photo of the Week? Please email pictures to skifaster.net at ... [
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