LatestNews Archive - August, 2007

US 10,000m runner Kara Goucher Wednesday, August 29 INDi2010 Update: Crazy like that - By: Tasha Betcherman
I've been following with great attention the World Championships in Track and Field that started this past weekend. One performance that really inspired me was that of an American woman named Kara Goucher who raced her heart out to win a Bronze medal in the women's 10,000m... [
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Canmore Roller Ski loop Tasha Wednesday, August 29 Canmore Nordic Center Roller Ski Trail Finally Complete
Almost a year since Skifaster.net first reported that the trail was *nearing* completion, the much anticipated loop has finally been completed.... [
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Mark Doble half way up the hill in his favorite summer interval session. Tuesday, August 21 INDi2010 Team Update: The Trees Never Stop; Nor Does the Desire to Race Faster - By: Mark Doble
Three months and no skiing? WHAT? N0 way! This was my exact initial thought when I first made my plans back in April to go tree planting. It was the first time in the last eight years that I have not done any real ski training, or hung around skiers, or pretty much done anything specifically related to skiing for an extended period of time... [
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Tuesday, August 21 Canmore Skier Nanny/Manny Wanted
Are you exceptional with children? Do you speak baby? How do you feel about changing diapers? Are you a cross-country skier who no longer competes but wants to stay in the scene and be active?... [
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Nutrition Photo Sunday, August 19 Food Cravings and what to eat.
Food cravings are an important signal to the body when depleted of certain nutrients and minerals. So no, craving chips and pop doesn't mean that you actually need those food, they may mean you are deficient in a specific nutrient. Here is a useful guide to what those cravings mean, and the healthy foods to target those deficiencies. ... [
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Saturday, August 18 ZRS Series: Carlton Invitational Running Race Results
On a sunny Saturday morning with temperatures approaching 15 degrees, 8 competitors showed up for the Carleton Invitational.... [
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Thursday, August 16 Norquay Uphill TT Results
Results from Thursday's uphill classic time trial on Norquay in Banff.... [
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Skeets Morel Wednesday, August 15 INDi2010 Update: XC Skier and Dirt Jumper Not a Good Mix - By: Skeets Morel
Three weeks ago was the day I decided to test my skills as a dirt jumper. It's been a long time since I failed a test and boy, oh boy, I failed this one in a big way. The test took place at the Canmore Nordic Centre, in their nice little bike park... [
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Girls Collapse at WC Roller Ski Race Monday, August 13 Norquay Uphill TT on Thursday
This is just an open invitation to anyone wishing to do a Classic Uphill Time Trail on Norqay on Thursday. So far a few groups have expressed interest.... [
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Gordon & Rhonda Jewett at the Snowfarm in New Zealand, summer 2007 Thursday, August 9 INDi2010 Update: Honeymoon and Training Camp - By: Gordon Jewett
Rhonda and I arrived in New Zealand two weeks ago for two separate trips bundled into one. Not only are we on our honeymoon down here; we're also enjoying a training camp at the Snowfarm on the South Island ... [
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Kikkan Randle doing a strength test at a July 2007 US Ski Team camp. Sunday, August 5 US Team Testing Camp Details Progress - By: USSA
From on-snow training and some ocean fun in June to intense testing and roller-ski workouts. That was the transition for U.S. Ski Team cross country athletes in their latest camp where their third round of testing showed continued improvement... [
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