LatestNews Archive - October, 2007

Scott and Renner, 2005 World Cup in Canmore Monday, October 29 Beckie Scott: A True Hall of Fame Canadian - By: CBC Sports
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame has recently welcomed eight new honoured members. All are worthy, of that there is no doubt. Included in the group are professional hockey, baseball and football players, who at one time were judged to be the most valuable performers in their leagues... [
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Sean Crooks fights for the top spot in the quarter final. Sunday, October 28 Widmer and Crooks 17th in World Cup Sprint Relay
Canada's cross-country skiing duo of Sean Crooks and Phil Widmer joined forces to finish 17th in the World Cup team skate-sprint relay in Dûsseldorf, Germany on Sunday... [
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Sunday, October 28 Newell-Koos Top 10 in WC Team Sprint - By: usskiteam.com
Americans Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT) and Torin Koos (Leavenworth, WA) overcame a mid-race spill Sunday to finish ninth in a freestyle technique, team sprint race on opening weekend of the 2008 World Cup season. WCSN.com has the race available for on-demand viewing... [
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Chandra showing fine climbing form. Saturday, October 27 Crawford 10th in Season Opening World Cup
Canada’s Chandra Crawford wasted no time at the sound of the bell to jump in the ring and face the battle waiting for her against the world’s best top cross-country ski athletes. The Olympic gold medallist led a group of six Canadian sprinters into the first World Cup cross-country ski event of the season where she finished 10th in Dusseldorf, Germany on Saturday.... [
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2007 Dusseldorf World Cup Friday, October 26 Newell, Koos Set to Deliver by the River - By: ussa.org
U.S. Ski Team sprinters Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT) and Torin Koos (Leavenworth, WA) will be on the start line when the 2008 FIS Cross Country World Cup season opens in front of over 100,000 spectators in Dusseldorf. The series begins Saturday on a 1.5K track of machine-made snow in a showcase event alongside the Rhine... [
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The winners on the day: Brendan Green and Tasha Betcherman. Saturday, October 20 Zylberberg Race Series Goes Down to the Wire
On a cold, crisp October morning 10 men and 2 women showed up at the Canmore Nordic Centre for the Zylberberg Invitational Running Race. Due to the small women's field, it made logistical sense to start Sarah Daitch of RMR and Tasha Betcherman of INDi2010 5 minutes before the men... [
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Enjoying the some late night flakes. Wednesday, October 17 Limited XC Access on Moraine Lake Road in Early November
Initial reports from Parks Canada earlier this week indicated that the Moraine Lake Road in Lake Louise, a common early season training area for many Alberta based skiers, would be closed to Nordic skiers until November 16th due to work occurring at the top of the road. This information has now been updated, and one lane will now be cleared of snow, leaving the other lane to be classic track set up until November 9th... [
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Tuesday, October 16 XC World Cup To Be a Key Focus for US Team - By: www.ussa.org
Anchored by sprint stars Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT), Torin Koos (Leavenworth, WA) and Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK), the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team opens the 2008 season with three World Cup podium performers and a top-5 distance skier... [
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Tuesday, October 16 US XC Champs to Close in Alaska with Distance - By: www.ussa.org
The 2008 U.S. Cross Country Championships will conclude with long-distance races on a rugged course March 28-30 in Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S. Nordic Director Luke Bodensteiner announced. This marks the first U.S. championships held in Alaska since 1994... [
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Fall colours running along the Bruce trail. Monday, October 15 INDi2010 Update: Training Camp at Brewster Lake - By: Tasha Betcherman
This past week the Indi2010 team gathered at Brewster Lake for a week of training, planning and generally getting to know each other. Karla Mika, who grew up in the general environ of nearby Kincardine took charge of planning a week of activities that kept the team hopping and focused... [
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Skeets Morel Monday, October 8 INDi2010 Update: Lugging Salt - By: Skeets Morel
Last time I sat down to write one of these, I was kicking Lance's butt everyday. Well, I'm sad, but yet surprisingly happy to say that I haven't seen Lance in well over a month. We had a good time while it lasted but I think I can say from both of us that we are happy it's over. I haven't been riding a stationary bike nor even looked at one for sometime. I am well on my way to being completely recovered from my lapse in judgment... [
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For the Love of Skiing cover preview Friday, October 5 For the Love of Skiing 2008 Calendar
Skifaster.net is thrilled to announce the For the Love of Skiing 2008 calendar, celebrating the beauty of cross-country skiing, in all its many forms. Through the twelve months of the year you'll be taken on a spectacular journey from the Wapta Icefields in the Canadian Rockies to Japan's northern islands... [
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INDi2010 Racing Team Friday, October 5 Join INDi2010 for a Morning of Training - October 8th at Highlands Nordic
Join the INDi2010 Racing Team for a free morning of training and information on October 8th at Highlands Nordic in Southern Ontario... [
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October 1st snow, Silver Star, 2007 Monday, October 1 Snow in Silver Star
Silver Star Mountain in BC is usually one of the first places in Canada to get snow, and this year the usual seems to be holding true. Residents woke up to about 30cm of snow this morning, although we've yet to have reports of anyone skiing... [
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