LatestNews Archive - August, 2006

2006 Australian Hoppet Podium Thursday, August 31 McKeever 4th at Australian Hoppet
The sixteenth Kangaroo Hoppet, Australia's international ski marathon, was held on August 26 at Falls Creek in north-east Victoria. Twenty-one year old Australian Ben Sim from Cooma made it back to back victories in the men's event, winning ahead of Pascal Grab from Switzerland and Cameron Morton from Mt Hotham... [
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Wednesday, August 23 US Nordic Icon Warren Chivers Dies
Chivers, who grew up in Hanover, N.H., and graduated from Dartmouth College, died Friday. He was a 1936 Olympic cross country racer, who returned to Dartmouth, graduated in 1938 and was named to the 1940 Olympic Team, which never got to compete because those Games were called off... [
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Tasha Betcherman T-Bay Canada Cup 2004 Tuesday, August 22 INDi2010 Update: Tasha's Video Files - By: Tasha Betcherman
Welcome to the Tasha Betcherman video files. This is the first of a series of candid video journals. Watch the introduction and follow along throughout the ski season. She discusses her ski training, family, and a variety of topics completely unscripted and straight from the heart... [
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Fischer 2006 Logo Monday, August 21 Fischer Makes Long-Term Commitment to INDi2010 Racing Team
Fischer Skis and INDi2010 are proud to announce a long-term partnership that will lead the team and Fischer skis to the 2010 Olympic in Vancouver. The agreement will lead INDi2010 into its second year with Fischer as the exclusive ski sponsor for the team, pairing some of Canada's most talented ski racers with the best skis available... [
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Saturday, August 19 Race Report: 2nd Bi-Monthly Zylberberg Invitational
On a perfect morning for cross-country running (8 degrees, sunny, calm and dry, hard surface) a small field gathered at the Canmore Nordic Centre for the 2nd Bi-Monthly Zylberberg Invitational. The name was decided by... [
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Matthew on Mike kneee Tuesday, August 15 Lee Speed and Mike Neary Announce Baby Matthew.
The next generation of skiers just got alot more competitive with the announcement of baby Matthew. Weighing in at just over 8lbs, Matthew was born Aug 6 to a delighted Lee Speed (CCA administrator) and Mike Neary ( CCA Sport Manager).... [
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INDi2010 Racing Team Tuesday, August 15 INDi2010 Racing Team Update: I Tried a Tri - By: Jeff Ellis
In my last update I declared that I am now a cross-country ski racer. Since then Iíve added to the list that I am a cross-country skier that has participated in my first ever triathlon. Through my work with Brooks Canada I have been present at a great deal of running events over the past three years... [
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Tuesday, August 15 Utah Camp Leads US XC Team to NZ Snow
U.S. cross country skiers are packing this weekend for their annual on-snow camp in New Zealand. They prepped for the camp, which runs until late August with a two-week camp that ranged from the 2002 Olympic cross country venue here to the Olympic skating oval in Salt Lake City... [
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2006 TransRockies Mountain Bike Race Monday, August 14 Cavaliere Holds on for 4th at TransRockies
Mike Cavaliere and teammate Stan Magee held on to their 4th place position in the 80+ category through the 7th and final stage of the TransRockies mountain bike race on Saturday. While the shortest of the event, the stage from Invermere to Panorama Mountain Village served up a daunting 1700m climb to the top of Paradise Ridge along the way... [
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The bridesmaids Sunday, August 13 Andrea Nighbor and Shane Stevens Wedding
On Saturday, Shane Stevens and Andrea Nighbor tied the knot in Canmore. Shane and Andrea met many years ago while on the Canmore National Development Team and join the ranks of skier couples who have wed recently.... [
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Mike Cavaliere stretches out before the race. Friday, August 11 Cavaliere in 4th with 1 Day to go in TransRockies
Cross Country Canada High Performance System Coordinator Mike Cavaliere and partner Stan Magee are maintaining their 4th place position in the men's 80+ class of the TransRockies event with only one stage to go on Saturday... [
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Wednesday, August 9 Mike Cavaliere Sits 4th Overall in TransRockies 80+ Event
Cross Country Canada High Performance System Coordinator Mike Cavalier has teamed up with partner Stan Magee this week to take on the TransRockies mountain bike race, one of the hardest cycling events in the world. Cavaliere and Magee, in the men's 80+ division, were sitting in 4th place after the 3rd stage yesterday... [
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Rhonda and Shayla on their way up to Mount Blackmore above Bozeman, Montana. Tuesday, August 8 INDi2010 Racing Team Update: Change of Scenery - By: Rhonda Sandau
There is no doubt that Canmore is a great place to train. There are plenty of well paved roads for roller skiing, lots of mountain trails for running and ski striding as well as a weight room that has been perfectly tailored to the needs of a cross-country ski racer. It is very easy to get in the training mood in Canmore... [
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US Ski Team Logo Friday, August 4 US Team News: Sports Science Supports Holiday XC Camp
The World Cup and Continental Cup athletes trained through the weekend, including a final roller-ski and run workout Monday while much of the nation marked Memorial Day with a day off from work. It was drill time, not time off, for the U.S. Ski Team troupe... [
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Mark Doble in the 10km classic at the 2006 Canadian Championships Wednesday, August 2 INDi2010 Racing Team Update: Clean Athletes Can Win - By: Mark Doble
As long as there is competitive sport, there will be people who feel that it is too hard to excel purely on hard work, and will inevitably decide to cheat. It is a great shame that it has to be this way, but as a realist, I canít believe it could be any other way. Sure, I believe it will be possible to control... [
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