LatestNews Archive - September, 2007

SOLDA Logo Sunday, September 30 SOLDA' Joins INDi2010 As Offical Wax
The INDi2010 Racing Team is pleased to announce the arrival of SOLDA' ski wax as the official wax sponsor of the team for the 2007-2008 season. SOLDA' is brought on board by Canmore Nordic Sport Services, Canadian distributors of SOLDA', SKIWAX MAGNAR and GURUWAX racing waxes... [
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Gordon Jewett Thursday, September 27 INDi2010 Update: Analyze, don't rationalize - By: Gordon Jewett
Most skiers that live around Canmore and have had some association with the National Ski Team in the past use a very similar protocol for performance testing throughout the off-season. Two tests that I have been doing for about 12 years include a 3000m run on a track, and... [
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Devon Kershaw and Brian McKeever in a September 16th uphill rollerski test, Canmore, Alberta Wednesday, September 26 Canadian Team Roller Ski Time Trial Results - By:
The Canadian National Ski Team held their fall roller ski time trial on September 16th in Canmore, Alberta. The course used was the famous "Uphill TT" course, running about 4km and gaining about 200m in elevation, past the Canmore Nordic Centre. Most of the top athletes used the Canadian Team's Marwe test roller skis... [
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Wednesday, September 26 Alberta Camp/Junior NST Rollerski Time Trial Results
The Alberta Ski Team and some members of the Canadian Junior National Team competed on the usual "Uphill TT" course on September 23rd, running about 4km and gaining about 200m in elevation, past the Canmore Nordic Centre. The test, usually only accurate under ideal wind and weather conditions, was thrown a curve ball... [
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Beckie Scott and newborn son Teo Scott Wednesday, September 26 Beckie Scott and husband Justin Wadsworth welcome baby boy to Olympic family
The Olympic gold and silver medallist, along with husband Justin Wadsworth, a three-time Olympic cross-country skier for the United States team, welcomed the addition of Teo Jacob Wadsworth to their family on Sunday, September 16, 2007. Weighing in at 8 lbs 5 ounces, baby Teo (pronounced Tay-o) arrived healthy at Banff’s Mineral Springs Hospital... [
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Thomsen D'Hont skiing in Whitehorse, October 2006 Tuesday, September 25 NTDC Update: An Interview with Thomsen D'Hont
On a gloomy afternoon in Thunder Bay, newcomer to NTDC Lenny Valjas sat down with other newcomer Thomsen D'Hont to conduct the first of a series of interviews. D'Hont has skied and raced for the Yellowknife Ski Club throughout his career and just this year was selected for the NTDC and made the move out to TBay... [
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The vicious sprint for 5th between Monday, September 24 Race Notice: Zylberberg Invitational
Following an attempt at weekend racing and longer distances, the ZRS has decided to return to its traditional format for the Zylberberg Invitational, the third and final race of the season. On Thursday October 18, a 7.5 km running race will be held on the World Cup Cross Country Trails at the Canmore Nordic Centre... [
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A morning rainbow (or mistbow in this case) Saturday, September 22 INDi2010 Update: Sea Kayaking in Clayoquot Sound - By: Dan Roycroft
Tasha and I recently had the chance to do a sea kayaking trip in Clayoquot Sound, something I have dreamed of doing ever since moving out west 7 years ago. This summer, we finally had the time to put a trip together and were rewarded with an experience that only pictures can describe.... [
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Tara Whitten on her way to gold in the 10km skate at the 2006 Western Canadian Championships in Whitehorse, Yukon Wednesday, September 19 Tara Whitten strikes Gold at National Track Cycling Championships
Tara Whitten of Edmonton realized a dream of becoming a National Gold Medalist in two sports. Well known for her charging pace on the ski trails, Whitten demonstrated her raw talent turned to prowess on the single gear bike. ... [
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Karla Mika at the top of Mount Rundle, summer 2007 Tuesday, September 18 INDi2010 Update: A Glacier Camp Without the Glacier - By: Karla Mika
Re-charged, Re-motivated and Re-energized were the just some of the awesome feelings that I felt after coming back from my latest trip out west. Not the feeling that might have been expected of me, when I had just returned from a cancelled glacier camp... [
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NTDC T-Bay at the Haig Glacier summer 2007 Tuesday, September 11 Livin' the Skier Lifestyle - By: Michael Somppi
Making the switch from being a full-time student, who skis as much as possible, to being a full-time skier, who does a little school on the side, has so far been an amazing experience. It all started in the spring when Eric Bailey phoned me... [
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Fast and Female Logo Monday, September 10 Fast and Female Comes to Thunder Bay
"Where are all the girls?!?" is the main question on Chandra Crawford's mind when she meets the numerous ski teams who come through Canmore, Alberta for training camps. Even on her team (the Canadian Senior National Team) the ratio of boys to girls is 2:1. Don't get her wrong... [
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Alpina Logo Monday, September 10 Alpina Sports and INDi2010 Continue Long-term Partnership
The INDi2010 Racing Team is pleased to announce the continuation of a long-term partnership with official boot sponsor Alpina Sports. The team will continue to use Alpina's revolutionary Titanium Carbon Control Skate and Classic boots throughout the 2007-2008 ski season... [
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Thursday, September 6 Individual XC Training Paying Dividends for US Team - By: USSA
U.S. Ski Team athletes found midwinter snow for cross country training again in New Zealand while some teammates fine-tuned their own training with their grassroots club or personal coach at home. "There's more than one way to get the job done," World Cup sprint racer Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT) said of the individualized training approach... [
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Rhonda heads out for another training session in beautiful Bozeman. Thursday, September 6 INDi2010 Update: Back to School - By: Rhonda Jewett
The shorter days and the passing of the Labour Day long weekend are all reminders that the summer is quickly coming to an end. They are also a reminder that with the end of summer comes the start of a new school year. Next week I will be returning to the University of Calgary to take three classes... [
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Phil on one of the courses many climbs. Wednesday, September 5 Headed for the TransRockies Run - By: Phil Villeneuve
After a few years of taking a back seat to nordic racing ( and trail/mountain running racing – I’m jumping back into the ring next week (Sept 16-20) with the TransRockies Run , a 5-day trail running stage race that will cover over 175km high in the Colorado Rockies... [
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