LatestNews Archive - March, 2005

Beckie Gold Preview Wednesday, March 30 Anti-drug Committee Recruits Scott - By: CBC Sports
Cross-country skier Beckie Scott has aligned herself with the World Anti-Doping Agency in her continuing crusade against drug use in sport... [
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Haywood Securities Wednesday, March 30 Haywood National Team Report: Stuck in the Grid - By: Drew Goldsack
Let me explain- A small mix up with my flight bookings from Amsterdam to Calgary meant that I had to say goodbye to George, Devon, Sara and Beckie as they headed home and spend an extra two days stranded in Amsterdam... [
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National team skier Becky Laakso competes in the relay event Monday, March 28 More pictures from the 2005 Lappe 24hr Relay - By: Jim Cameron
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Werner sets a new North American Record - 407.7km Sunday, March 27 24 Hours of Lappe Results and Photos - By: Jim Cameron
The 2005 24 Hours of Lappe saw several records fall with both the men's and women's records falling to new champions. Werner Schwar set a new North American 24 hour ski endurance record of 407.8Km at this year's event. He broke Jussi Piirainen's mark... [
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Sunday, March 27 Kris Freeman and Abigail Larson Win Colorado Spring Series Pursuit
The 2005 Colorado International Spring Series opened up with the Devil's Thumb Ranch Duathlon under perfect conditions today.  It was the final individual event of the 2005 North American Continental Cup Super Tour... [
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World Junior Championships Logo 2005 Sunday, March 27 Canadian Men 17th in World Juniors Relay
Canada’s cross-country men’s relay team struggled to keep up with the world’s best, finishing in 17th place at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Rovaniemi, Finland on Saturday... [
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Phil leads the sprint finish while Cyrus takes a tumble Friday, March 25 Silver Star 75 Photos and results.
The inaugural Silver Star 75 Cross Country Ski Challenge at Silver Start Mountian Resort saw 160 compeditors compete in distances ranging from 7.5 to 75km. There were 54 solo athletes and 18 teams tackling the 7.5km loop. The top 3 solo... [
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Perianne at World Juniors Friday, March 25 Canada's Perianne Jones Leads Young Canucks into Top-15 at World Juniors
Perianne Jones posted one of the strongest distance race results in nearly a decade for a Canadian junior cross-country skier at the at the Nordic Junior World Championships in Rovaniemi, Finland on Friday.... [
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Thursday, March 24 Kokanee NewUnion NordicX Is Ready to Rock!!
With fresh snow on the ground the Kokanee NewUnion NordicX is ready to become the first major Nordic X race in North America. The course design team has put together a race course... [
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World Junior Championships Logo 2005 Wednesday, March 23 Jones 15th in World Junior Championships Sprint
Canada's Perianne Jones bounced back after a difficult opening day earlier this week at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Rovaniemi, Finland to finish 15th in the women's sprint... [
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Monday, March 21 Perianne Jones Leads Canadians with 27th at World Juniors
Canada’s Perianne Jones ignited her junior cross-country skiing world championships campaign with a top-30 finish in the women’s 10-kilometre pursuit in Rovaniemi, Finland on Monday... [
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Saturday, March 19 Scott 7th in Final World Cup of the Season
Canada's Beckie Scott skied to her third consecutive seventh place finish in a World Cup pursuit race in Falun, Sweden on Saturday, marking then end of the 2004-05 season... [
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Friday, March 18 McKeever Unbeatable at Disabled Worlds
Canada's Brian McKeever struck gold for the second straight day after climbing to the top of the podium at the Disabled Nordic Skiing World Championships in Fort Kent, Maine on Thursday... [
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Friday, March 18 Excitment at the Colorado International Spring Series
This year's Colorado International Spring Series (CISS), Mar. 26 - Apr. 2, 2005, means excitement for elite and recreational racers as well as spectators... [
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Logo Contest Prizes, 2005 Thursday, March 17 Skifaster.net Logo Design Contest
Skifaster.net encourages those with graphic design skills to submit entries to the Skifaster.net Logo Design Contest. As part of a long overdue site upgrade, we would also like to rebrand our logo. If your logo is used by Skifaster.net you'll win... [
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World Junior Championships Logo 2005 Wednesday, March 16 Strong Canadian Team Set for World Junior Championships in Finland
Canada's reigning junior women's cross-country ski champion, Perianne Jones of Almonte, Ont., will lead a solid group of seven elite athletes when they compete with the world's best at the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships... [
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Wednesday, March 16 Beckie Scott 7th in Goteborg Sprint
Beckie Scott sprinted into seventh place for the second consecutive race at a World Cup in Goteborg, Sweden on Wednesday... [
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Tuesday, March 15 Canadians All Over the Podium at World Disabled Champs
Two Canadian athletes, Brian McKeever and Shauna Maria Whyte, kicked-off the opening day of cross-country ski events with two podium performances at the Disabled Nordic Skiing World Championships... [
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Tuesday, March 15 Salomon Marathon Cup Series Notice - By: Phil Villeneuve
The cancellation of the Salomon Marathon Cup Series Races #1,2, 4 and 5 in Western Canada due to poor weather/snow conditions has resulted in the addition of 2 races to be used as eligible points races for competitors out West... [
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Haywood Securities Tuesday, March 15 Haywood World Championship Video - By: Dan Roycroft
This is a compilation of footage of Sara, George and Devon's amazing races from the World Championships in Oberstdorf... [
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Tuesday, March 15 Race Video from Le Blizzard Ski Club Night Sprints - By: Mathieu Lavoie
Another race video by Mathieu Lavoie from Le Blizzard Ski Club in Val-Bélair, near Quebec City of the night sprint races they have been organizing. Video footage is from the races on February 16th... [
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Saturday, March 12 Thunder Bay Springs Series Cup Announced - By: Timo Puiras
Info on the Thunder Bay Spring Series Cup.... [
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Saturday, March 12 Renner Scores 25th, George Grey 38th at Holmenkollen
Canada's Sara Renner woke up this morning with the willingness to put her body through the ultimate mental and physical test - a 30 kilometre classic World Cup cross-country ski race on the Holmenkollen trails... [
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Tuesday, March 8 Silver Star 75 Set with $8500 in Cash and Prizes
Silver Star 75 km event is set to go!  The snow conditions are excellent and people are registering in the solo and team categories... [
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World Junior Championships Logo 2005 Monday, March 7 Canada Names World Junior Squad
At the final award ceremonies of the curtailed 2005 Canadian Championships Cross Country Canada announced the team that will represent Canada at the World Junior Championships in Rovaniemi, Finland... [
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Beckie Scott in Nove Mesto Skate Sprint January 2005 Sunday, March 6 Scott 5th in Lahti World Cup Skate
It has been four years since Beckie Scott completed a World Cup season without making at least one trip to the international podium. The Vermilion, Alta. native came another stride closer to extending her streak into 2005 when she finished fifth... [
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Sunday, March 6 Last Race at Canadian Champs Cancelled
Weeks of warm weather finally overcame organizers of the 2005 Canadian Championship in Prince George, BC, forcing the cancellation for today's long distance mass start skate races... [
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Devon Kershaw Headshot January 2005 Saturday, March 5 Scott 9th, Kershaw Strong Again in Sprint World Cup
Beckie Scott led the Canadian Cross-Country Ski Team into the final period of the World Cup circuit after finishing ninth in a sprint race in Lahti, Finland on Saturday. But perhaps the real story of the day was yet another stellar spring from rising star Devon Kershaw... [
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January 2005 Friday, March 4 Crawford and 'Fifty-Sprint' Take Canadian Sprint Titles
There weren't many surprises at the Canadian National Championships in Prince George, BC today, as perennial sprint favorites Sean Crooks and Chandra Crawford both dominated... [
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Dasha Gaiazova on her way to 2nd place in the Canada Cup pursuit in Canmore, AB, January 2005 Wednesday, March 2 Babikov and Gaiazova Repeat in Nationals Pursuit
Warm conditions continued today in Prince George, BC for the skate pursuit races at the Canadian National Championships. The overnight pursuit leaders, Ivan Babikov and Dasha Gaiazova, put in dominant performances... [
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Wednesday, March 2 Cross Country Ski Lecturer/Coaching Position at University of Maine
The University of Maine at Presque Isle announces a 3-year fixed-length Cross-Country Ski Lecturer/Coaching position beginning September 1, 2005... [
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Ivan Babikov Tuesday, March 1 Gaiazova and Babikov Take Canadian Classic Titles
The Caledonia Ski Club in Prince George, BC hasn't had many breaks over the past month. The usually snowy Otway Nordic Center, home of the club, has been hit with just about everything but snow... [
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