LatestNews Archive - September, 2003

XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Tuesday, September 30 Season of David Part XXIII- The Essence of Sport - By: David Zylberberg
I sometimes wonder how it is that I ended up on the path that led me to basically devote my life to skiing fast. I then think back to when I started... [
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Phil Villeneuve 2003 Mountain Running Tuesday, September 30 X-C.com Update: World Trophy - Girdwood, Alaska - By: Phil Villeneuve
It seems like I’m having a bit of difficulty choosing what sport to concentrate on these days.  But that’s the beauty of being semi-retired from the skinny-ski world; I can do whatever... [
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Monday, September 29 Premiere of Nordic Ski Film and DVD release
Unlimited Skiing DVD is the most complete instructional and motivational package for skiing, ever produced. Endorsed by Cross Country Canada... [
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Monday, September 29 The Toronto Nordic Ski Expo
The Toronto Nordic Ski Expo will be held Sunday November 2nd, 2003 at the Humber College Gymnasium North Campus. The Expo runs from 11am to 5pm and admission is only $5 (children are free)... [
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Haywood Securities Monday, September 29 Haywood NST Report: Are You Ready to Meet The Champ? - By: Chandra Crawford
Sporting a classic hockey-style mullet, 176 cm in height, and 68kg soaking wet, this is not the same champ you may remember from the Rumble in the Jungle. Gold medallist from the ... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Thursday, September 25 Season of David Part XXII- Fall Rhapsody and some thoughts on Cross Country - By: David Zylberberg
Saturday September 20 was the annual Fall Rhapsody Mountain Running Race at Camp Fortune in Gatineau Park. The previous two... [
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x-ccom.gif Thursday, September 25 X-C.com Update: Training Saskatchewan Style - By: Kim McMurtry
All athletes face challenging and unique training situations but the challenges that I have faced in Saskatchewan are different from those I have faced anywhere else... [
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Sunset over COP Monday, September 22 Photo of the Week
Storm clouds frame a sunset behind the ski jumps at Calgary Olympic Park and the Bow River - foreground on Thursday.... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Monday, September 22 Season of David Part XXI- Some Thoughts on Doping - By: David Zylberberg
International Cross Country Skiing has been plagued for a number of years by top competitors doping and the fallout. I thought I would give some thoughts on the topic in the hopes of having... [
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Double leg lowering strength Monday, September 22 Powering Up The Core (Part 5 of 6) - By: Ross McKinnon, PT
Emphasizing strength training is not effective to improve performance if there is existing muscle imbalance and poor stability in the musculoskeletal system. Strength exercises... [
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Saturday, September 20 Rocky Mountain Outlook: Roller skiers, vehicles mix it up on 1A Highway
The following article appeared in the September 18th, 2003 issue of the Rocky Mountain Outlook, Canmore's free newspaper. Athletes should feel free to respond with letters to the editor... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Saturday, September 20 The Season of David Part XX - Upper Body and Specificity - By: David Zylberberg
This week I decided to discuss two areas of training that are often under emphasised and that I believe the best skiers to train more than others. I am referring... [
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Rhonda Sandau2 Friday, September 19 X-C.com Update: Hazy Summer - By: Rhonda Sandau
Once again, summer in Canmore made for some interesting training circumstances. Last summer, it was the bears who rightfully invaded Canmore... [
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Friday, September 19 U23 Championships Schedule Changes
The U23 “world championship” will be held at the 2002 Olympic site in Soldier Hollow, Utah during February, 2004. It now looks like the championships... [
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WADA Logo Thursday, September 18 Sudafed, caffeine taken off Olympic banned list
CBC SPORTS ONLINE - After nearly two years of research, the World Anti-Doping Agency has developed a new global list of banned substances... [
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Wednesday, September 17 US Announces $100,000 for NorAm Prize Money
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association is introducing its $100,000 Nor Am SuperTour of cross country races, an expanded Nor Am schedule that includes the Chevy Truck U.S. Cross Country Championships among 23 days of cross country racing from late November to January.... [
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WC2 Wednesday, September 17 Western Canadian Roller Ski Championships
The Western Canadian RollerSki Championsips kicks off again this year on October 4-5 with many new features and an exciting course and format.... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Tuesday, September 16 The Season of David Part XIX - Testing and Return to Ottawa - By: David Zylberberg
On August 29, 2003 I moved back to Ottawa. Since I am entering my third year of university in Ottawa and classes start September... [
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Snow Preview Tuesday, September 16 Photos of the Week
An early winter storm blanketed much of the Mountain region of Alberta today, with more due tonight.... [
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Kristen Skjeldal Monday, September 15 Kristen Skjeldal Interview
Kristen Skjeldal has been a veteran of the Norwegian Team for almost a decade and has been one of Norway's strongest skaters, yet was dropped from the Norwegian A team ahead of the 2003/2004 season.... [
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Per Elofsson Stretching Saturday, September 13 Per Elofsson Interview
Per Elofsson recently talked to wintersport.as about his sickness last year and his preparation for the coming season.... [
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Monday, September 8 Beckie Headed to Lausanne
On 7 September, Beckie will depart for Lausanne, Switzerland. There, at the Court of Arbitration for Sport the final colour of Beckie's Olympic medal will be determined. On Tuesday, 9th September, the arbitration hearings for appeals lodged by the Olympic Committees of Canada and Norway will finally be heard. ... [
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