LatestNews Archive - September, 2006

Podiumwear by Borah Logo Friday, September 29 Podiumwear by Borah to Supply INDi2010 Racing Team Suits
When the INDi2010 Racing Team goes flying by on the trails this winter they will be outfitted in custom racing suits from Podiumwear by Borah. Podiumwear first made INDi2010's suits last winter providing unparalleled products and customer service... [
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Rhonda heads out for another training session in beautiful Bozeman. Wednesday, September 27 INDi2010 Update: A Guide to Skier Lingo - By: Rhonda Sandau
Recently, I caught myself talking about intervals, water belts and bonking to normal folk and realized that they had a confused look on their face. I have come up with a list of some of the common words that suffuse themselves into... [
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Wednesday, September 27 Rex Ski Wax and Accessories Now Available in Canada
Canadian skiers and ski clubs now have the opportunity to purchase Rex waxes through XCTIMO SPORT... [
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START Wax Logo Friday, September 22 INDi2010 Racing Team Welcomes START as Official Wax
START is the new official wax provider of the INDi2010 Racing Team for the 2006-2007 ski season. START wax has been a mainstay in the Nordic world for over two decades, putting in years of innovative development. The INDi2010 team now has the best wax available at its fingertips... [
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Mark Doble half way up the hill in his favorite summer interval session. Tuesday, September 19 INDi2010 Update: My Favorite Workout - By: Mark Doble
Well, it is becoming that time of year again. The fall! To most competitive cross-country skiers the fall is a special time. It is a time when we are experiencing some of the greatest fitness that we have ever had before. With five months of solid training under our belts since the last races of the year, some big improvements should have been made... [
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Sara Renner eljoys the view. Monday, September 18 Mom-To-Be Sara Renner Targets Podium at Vancouver Games
Olympic silver medallist, Sara Renner, will compete for Canada on the international cross-country ski circuit until the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, but her journey towards Vancouver will have a unique and exciting challenge, Cross Country Canada announced on Monday... [
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Sunday, September 17 U.S. Announces Largest XC Team Since '98
Sprinters Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT), who produced the first U.S. World Cup podium in over two decades last winter, and Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK), who produced the alltime best U.S. women's Olympic cross country finish, are among 14 athletes named to the 2007 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team... [
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Sapporo 2007 Logo Friday, September 15 161 days to go for Sapporo 2007: Final Inspection - By: www.fis-ski.com
Beautiful, sunny and warm late summer days in the city of Sapporo greeted the participants to the Final Inspection for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships just 5 months – or 161 days to be precise - before the event gets underway... [
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Alpina Logo Friday, September 15 Alpina Sports Partners with INDi2010 Racing Team
Alpina Sports has signed on as the official boot sponsor of the INDi2010 Racing Team. The team will use Alpina’s revolutionary new Titanium Carbon Control Skate and Classic boots during the 2006-2007 ski season... [
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Tour de Ski logo Thursday, September 14 FIS Tour de Ski enters final preparations - By: www.fis-ski.com
Less than four months remain until the start of the FIS Tour de Ski 2006/2007 on December 29th, 2006. During the past week and a half, a team of Tour Board members led by FIS Race Director Cross-Country Jürg Capol visited all the future Tour sites... [
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An early September snow storm in 2006 Thursday, September 14 Winter Visits Canmore
Winter is making an early visit to Canmore today with steady heavy snowfall that has been hitting the area for several hours since early this morning. The ground is still much to warm to allow for substantial accumulations, but there is about an inch on rooftops, cars and grass... [
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Karla Mika Headshot Wednesday, September 13 INDi2010 Update: Building Blocks of Winter - By: Karla Mika
Cross Country skiers are winter athletes, but a true skier is built in the summer. Solid training throughout the summer makes a big difference when the snow flies. As a skier, the summer is a great time to log plenty of hours of long slow distance training... [
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Tuesday, September 12 Don't Miss the 2006 Banff Mountain Ekiden!
Only 34 days and counting until the 2006 edition of the Banff Mountain Ekiden! I hope that all of your teams are shaping up and ready to rumble. Registrations are pouring in so make sure you register before the 200-team cap is reached... [
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INDi2010 Racing Team Monday, September 11 INDi2010 Racing Team Announces 2006-2007 Fundraising Campaign
For the 2006-2007 season there are again several different options for supporting the INDi2010 Racing Team in their quest for the Olympic podium. The successful Team Supporter and Team Builder donation programs are back... [
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Club fundraiser ski bag Sunday, September 10 Club Fundraising Opportunity
These durable 100% polyester ski bags are now available for purchase by ski clubs to resell to friends and family as a fundraiser, to provide as member incentives, or to use as prizes in club events. The full length ski bags hold 3-4 pairs of skis and are perfect for day trips to the ski trails or race site... [
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Gord Jewett Headshot Friday, September 8 INDi2010 Update: Testing, Testing, 1-2-3 - By: Gordon Jewett
I’m always amazed at how quickly the summer streaks by, but it’s now September and it won’t be long before we’re on snow preparing for the first races of the year. Earlier this year, as I pieced together my year training plan, the level of work I was setting out for myself seemed daunting... [
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Friday, September 8 3rd Bi-Monthly Zylberberg Invitational Race Notice
On October 5, 2006 the 3rd Bi-Monthly Zylberberg Invitational will take place at the Canmore Nordic Centre. This is a 7.5km running race on the Canmore World Cup trails consisting of one lap of the 3.75 Centennial followed by one lap of the 3.75 Olympic... [
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WADA Logo Tuesday, September 5 Low-oxygen chambers may be banned by 2010 Games - By: Jeff Lee, Vancouver Sun
The Montreal-based World Anti-Doping Agency is considering banning artificial altitude systems used by athletes such as American cyclist Lance Armstrong and Canada's cross-country ski team because the systems may contravene the spirit of sport... [
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and climbs back up a solid hill Saturday, September 2 Canmore Nordic Center Roller Ski Trail Nears Completion
The Canmore Nordic Center's new roller ski trail is nearing completions with major sections of the trail already completed. Spanning several KM of the upgraded night loop trails, the new paved pathway enjoys double lane sections and good rolling terrain throughout.... [
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Tara Whitten on her way to gold in the 10km skate at the 2006 Western Canadian Championships in Whitehorse, Yukon Friday, September 1 INDi2010 Update: Plan B – A Kananaskis Training Camp - By: Tara Whitten
At this moment (7:40am on Thursday morning) I should be packing the last few items into my daypack in preparation for the daily trek up to the glacier for a morning of skiing. Unfortunately our changing climate had other ideas... [
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