LatestNews Archive - October, 2003

Timo Puiras Tuesday, October 28 X-C.com Update: Chips from a Training Log - No. 4 - By: Timo Puiras
The last time I wrote one of these it was spring. I was in Finland and had promised that I would write another article before long. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond my control... [
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Haywood Securities Monday, October 27 Haywood National Team Report: Stuck in the Mud? - By: Sara Renner
The International Olympic Committee lurches forward like a truck with transmission troubles, with no one willing to get their hands dirty to fix thessarsar problem. The Olympic ideals of fair play and clean... [
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Erik Carleton skiin on the Haig glacier Sunday, October 26 X-C.com Update: Falling Into the Fall - By: Erik Carleton
Fall is my favourite season. I am sure you are asking: “What about winter?” After all, a skier should prefer winter, if only because it is the snowiest. Winter, too, is a great season and it goes... [
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Sunday, October 26 Norway's Bjoergen/Pedersen and Sweden's Fredriksson/Brink Prevail in World Cup Sprint Relay
World Cup racing continued today along the famous Rhine river in Dusseldorf, Germany. Norway's top team of Marit Bjoergen and Hilde Pedersen won the women’s 6X800 meter... [
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Saturday, October 25 Beckie Scott in Vancouver for Haywood Securities Sponsorship Announcement
Vancouver, October 23, 2003 –Haywood Securities, sponsor of the senior National Cross-Country Ski Team, announced today its continued commitment to winter sports excellence and amateur... [
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Dusseldorf Sprint October 2003 Saturday, October 25 Larsson, Paruzzi Take World Cup Opener
DUSSELDORF, Germany (Oct. 25) – Sweden's Peter Larsson and Gabriela Paruzzi of Italy overcame rainy conditions Saturday to win the opening World Cup cross country races of the season, sprints on machine... [
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Saturday, October 25 Watching the World Road Cycling Championships - By: Magi Scallion
There may not be many benefits to being located in Southern Ontario – no early snow, too much traffic, lots of smog… the list goes on. However, there was one major bonus this October... [
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x-ccom.gif Friday, October 24 X-C.com Update: My Shot at becoming a Biathlete - By: Carl Skinstad
It was Friday October 10 and I was looking for a challenge. I have participated in “Meet and skis,” with X-C.com., but while the jackrabbit skiers are waiting for the snow and not active with organized training... [
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Thursday, October 23 US Team Training Secrets and Time-Trial Results
Big Stress and Big Rest has been the trend of our training since New Zealand this past August. The volume of intensity in New Zealand demanded a good long recovery period afterward... [
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Season of David Wednesday, October 22 Season of David XXVI - Battered and Bruised - By: David Zylberberg
I like to watch professional football and I remember hearing it said that no player goes through the season without some niggling injuries. In skiing the problem is less severe but still seemed like a good topic for this week... [
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US Ski Team Logo Wednesday, October 22 US Ski Team Update: Utah Training Gets High Marks
PARK CITY, UT – U.S. cross country racers are in the midst of an intensity bloc in their preseason training, according to Coach Trond Nystad, before getting back on snow in Alaska... [
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Bonze medal in the one-day pursuit at the 2002 Olympics Tuesday, October 21 Scott Finally Awarded Olympic Silver, Still Waiting For Gold
CALGARY, October 21, 2003 – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Cross Country Canada (CCC), members of the Canadian sport community and hundreds of cheering supporters joined together at CODA’s... [
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Haywood Securities Tuesday, October 21 Haywood NST Report - The Road to Recovery - By: Chris Jeffries
Approaching race season is always a nerve-racking time of year. I have always thought that the first few races of the year are the hardest to prepare for. You’re always nervous... [
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Tuesday, October 21 SPOKE/OVERLANDER SKI MARATHON - OKANAGAN LONG DISTANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Free Technique, Sunday January 25, 2004, Hosted by Overlander Ski Club, at Stake Lake, Kamloops, BC... [
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x-ccom.gif Tuesday, October 21 X-C.com Kamloops Ski Clinics – January 24, 2004
Our team members who range from ex-National Junior, Development and Senior Team members to past Olympians, are offering you an exciting way to learn about skiing by sharing their knowledge with you in a variety of enlightening activities that will allow you to better enjoy your passion for cross-country skiing... [
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Haywood Securities Wednesday, October 15 Haywood National Team Report – Athletes Get Their Day in Court - By: Beckie Scott
It was in July of this past summer that I learned I would be able to participate in the hearings that were going before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding the doping cases of the 2002 games... [
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ntdc_tbay.gif Tuesday, October 14 Training in Finland - By: Jeff Seguin
This past July I had the opportunity to head north to Finland for a three week training camp. I can honestly say it was the most incredible experience of my skiing career. Having the... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Tuesday, October 14 Season of David Part XXV- Training With Others - By: David Zylberberg
On Saturday, the members of the NADC participated in an uphill running time trial in Ottawa. Since I was not around and Sudbury has no hills that take... [
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Sara Renner in an interview before the 2002 Olympics Tuesday, October 14 Learn how to be healthy & happy in the skin your're in! - By: Sara Renner
A presentation about Healthy Nutrition, Active Living and Self-worth for GIRLS, mother, father, boyfriends and anyone else interested in learning about the issues females experience - October 15th at Banff High School and October 16th at Canmore Collegiate... [
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x-ccom.gif Friday, October 10 X-C.com Update: The Crusty Old Guy lives up to his name, literally - By: Werner Schwar
Hello everyone.  Hopefully everyone is having a good summer. The older I get the faster time flies by.  I must apologize to all the crusty old guy fans out there, if there are any, for taking... [
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ntdc_canmore.gif Wednesday, October 8 Synopsis of the Western Canadian Roller Ski Race - By: Eric DeNys
This weekends Western Canadian Roller Ski Championships charted new territory in how a race can be run and specifically how results are calculated. Eric de Nys provides a synopsis of the race and the protocol used to calculate results as well as advise for anyone in Canada looking to host their own roller ski race.... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Tuesday, October 7 Season of David Part XXIV- Some thoughts on Coaching - By: David Zylberberg
This week I thought I should discuss the nature of coaching and share some personal experiences. There is a lot that coaches can do to help people... [
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Monday, October 6 World Cup May Come to Canada in 2005
Ottawa— Cross Country Canada is nominating Sovereign Lake Nordic Club of Vernon, B.C. and Foothills Nordic Ski Club of Calgary, as host sites for Canada’s bid to stage the... [
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Haywood Securities Monday, October 6 Haywood National Team Report: Some Do It This Way - By: George Grey
Every year has been a new learning experience for me, but none more important than the previous season. During the season of 2002/03 I made my debut on the World Cup circuit... [
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Girls Collapse at WC Roller Ski Race Sunday, October 5 Western Canadian Roller Ski Results - Skate
Sunday saw another perfect day for racing at the Western Canadian Roller Ski Championships. The mass start skate course led racers on a demading 7 km course with a lot of climbing.... [
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Saturday, October 4 Western Canadian Roller Ski Race Results - Classic
The opening day of the Western Canadian Roller Ski Race proved interesting as skiers raced a classic time trial then had their finish times factored by the speed of their roller skiis. ... [
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x-ccom.gif Saturday, October 4 X-C.com Update: Variety of Training - By: Erik Carleton
I am excited about being a new member of the X-C.com Racing Team. My years on the Development Team were extremely valuable, however I see my current situation as a great opportunity. With more autonomy... [
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x-ccom.gif Thursday, October 2 X-C.com Update: Big Sky Country! - By: Shayla Swanson
Hello from Bozeman Montana!! There is so much to say, but I doubt very much if any one would be interested in reading an essay. So, I thought I would give y'all (just kidding) a brief update... [
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