LatestNews Archive - February, 2005

Monday, February 28 Roycroft Finishes with Strong 31st place for Canada in Worlds 50km
The Norwegian men continued their dominance of the 2005 Nordic World Ski Championships after sweeping the podium in the men's 50 kilometre classic mass start on Sunday in Oberstdorf, Germany... [
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Saturday, February 26 Kokanee NewUnion NordicX Event is Open for Registration!
The Kokanee NewUnion event promises to be the biggest end of the season competition and party that Calgary has seen to date. The 3 sporting events feature over $10,000.00 in cash... [
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Marit Bjorgen Wins 2005 World Championships Gold Saturday, February 26 Scott Wraps up World Champs with 16th in 30km Classic
Oberstdorf, GER - Beckie Scott led the Canadian charge finishing 16th in the women's 30-kilometre classic cross-country skiing event at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf... [
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Friday, February 25 Kershaw and Grey 6th in World's Team Sprint
Oberstdorf, GER - The successful week continued for the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany on Friday. Canada made it's third trip to the medal ceremony... [
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Gordon Jewett Friday, February 25 Gord's Ski Newsletter Vol. 7, No.6: Tracing Backwards Through Mixed Emotions - By: Gord Jewett
The last time I wrote a newsletter was nearly 6 weeks ago, and lulls in my newsletters seem to be a bad sign! Of course when I have great form and am racing well it’s very exciting to report... [
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CCC Logo Thursday, February 24 Canadian Men 13th in Worlds Relay After Kershaw Leads Early
The Canadian men skied to a strong 13th place finish in the 4x10km relay at the World Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany today... [
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Sara Renner in the 15km Duathlon World Cup in Oberstdorf, Germany in February 2004 Tuesday, February 22 Sara Renner Catures World Championship Bronze
In what was likely one of the most successful days the Canadian ski team has ever had in international racing, Sara Renner stormed her way to a bronze medal in the classic sprint event today... [
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Monday, February 21 Bjoergen Powers Norway To Women's Relay Gold
World Cup leader Marit Bjoergen pulled away on an uphill 700 meters from the finish Monday and lifted Norway to its first gold medal of the World Nordic Ski Championships... [
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George Grey charges to a close 6th place Sunday, February 20 Canada's George Grey Climbs Up International Rankings in World Championship Grind
George Grey led a Canadian quartet to finish 32nd in the men's 30 kilometre pursuit race at the 2005 Nordic Skiing World Championships in Oberstdorf, Germany on Sunday morning... [
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Beckie Scott Sovereign 2003 Saturday, February 19 Scott Just Off Podium in World Championship Pursuit
It appears Canada's Beckie Scott's strategy of taking the first half of the season off to rest her body for this week's World Championships is paying dividends... [
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World Championships 2005 Logo Oberstdorf Thursday, February 17 Scott 14th in World Championships Opener
Oberstdorf, GER - Canada’s Beckie Scott opened the 2005 Cross-Country Skiing World Championships with a 14th-place finish in Oberstdorf, Germany on Thursday... [
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Devon Kershaw sprinting at the 2002 spring series Monday, February 14 Renner and Kershaw Finish in the Top 30 in World Cup Sprint
Canada’s Sara Renner overcame a miserable Saturday performance, heavy snowfall, along with icy and slushy conditions to finish 12th in the final World Cup race of the season on Sunday in Reit im Winkl, Germany... [
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Haywood Securities Saturday, February 12 Haywood National Team Report: Patience - By: Phil Widmer
As an athlete there are many characteristics I dream of having. How many times have I wished I were stronger, tougher, smarter, or better looking? However, one thing I never wished... [
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George Grey narrowly avoids a crash at the start on the 7.5km pursuit at the U23 World Championships, 2002. Saturday, February 12 Grey 45th in Reit im Winkl World Cup
The Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team struggled to find its best racing legs during their first World Cup event after a two-week intensive training camp in preparation for next week's World Championships... [
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Sean Crooks and Phil Widmer go head to head in the semi final sprint race at the 2005 Super Tour in Telemark, WI. Thursday, February 10 Jones and Widmer Win Canada Cup Sprint
The Canada Cup Series continued today with the skating sprint race in Edmonton, Alberta. National Ski Team members' Perianne Jones and Phil Widmer led their respective races from start to finish ... [
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Haywood Securities Monday, February 7 Haywood National Team Report: No Lack of Opportunities - By: Casey Dyck
After trials were over and all the dust settled those of us who failed to qualify for the chance to race overseas were left wondering, what next... [
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Monday, February 7 Western's Sprints Cancelled Due to Cold
After receiving snow before Friday's race and despite ideal racing conditions, cold weather forced the cancellation of Sunday's Western Canadian Championships sprint race in Hinton... [
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Saturday, February 5 McKeever and Jones Take First Place and Western Canadian Championships racers finished first and second in the men's 15km classic race at Friday's Western Canadian Championships in Hinton, Albera... [
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Tuesday, February 1 Photo of the Week: A Different Look at Skiing - By: Jon Nelson
Jon Nelson provides an alternative view of ski racing... [
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