Perspective Archive - December, 2003

Gordon Jewett 2003 Sprints Kelowna Saturday, December 27 Gord's Ski Newsletter Vol.6, No.3: Season's Greetings! - By: Gord Jewett
Seasonís greetings to everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your holidays and have had some snow delivered on your doorstep. My doorstep in Canmore is still covered in snow... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Tuesday, December 23 XC Ottawa's Ski Mom Series Part 2
Canadian skiers are largely funded by the Bank of Mom and Dad. If you arenít a ski racer or parent of one, you may wonder why it is that parents allow their children to spend hundreds of hours gliding... [
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Haywood Securities Monday, December 22 Haywood National Team Report: A Year of Reflection - By: Milaine Theriault
It was a year ago exactly to the date that I last wrote for this column. I was on the world cup tour with Sara and Beckie in Europe. Then came Christmas, and... I disappeared! A lot has changed... [
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Shayla in one of her many sewing projects. Wednesday, December 17 X-C.com Update: Adventures South of the 49th Parallel - By: Shayla Swanson
Itís interesting to think that cross country ski enthusiasts in countries all over the world get together at the first sight of snow. Up until now I had only experienced the camp that takes place... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Tuesday, December 16 XC Ottawa's Ski Mom Series Part 1
Canadian skiers are largely funded by the Bank of Mom and Dad. If you arenít a ski racer or parent of one, you may wonder why it is that parents allow their children to spend hundreds of hours... [
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Gordon Jewett sprints through the night at the 1999 Continental Cup sprint in Silver Star, BC Sunday, December 14 Gord's Ski Newsletter Vol.6, No.2: World Cup Eligible - By: Gord Jewett
The season is starting to get into full swing and my performances keep getting better, so things are moving in the right direction. From here on in there isnít much time to take a breath... [
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Haywood Securities Friday, December 12 Haywood National Team Report: Sprint Tips by Chandra and Tara - By: Tara Whitten, Chandra Crawford
Itís time to get race-ready. Itís time to gather the threads of hard training and things learned from the summer, and weave them into a super strong rope that you can trust like it is supporting... [
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x-ccom.gif Friday, December 12 X-C.com Update: The COG had a choice, go skiing or write an article... - By: Werner Schwar
Hello everyone. It has been a while since I last wrote. I have been told I am not being as prolific as in the past. Thank you, I am flattered that people actually read my writings. Well, a lot has happened... [
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Carl Skinstad Thursday, December 11 Adventures of Little Norway: Running Man - By: Carl Skinstad
Iím happy the college running season is over and the ski season is in full swing. This year, like the past three years, I have been a member of the Augustana Cross-Country running team... [
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Erik Carleton Wednesday, December 10 X-C.com Update: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - By: Erik Carleton
The race season is upon us! What more could you ask for than nearly five months of pushing your body to the limit? Not everybody enjoys this masochistic activity, but those who... [
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XC Ottawa Logo - Main Page Tuesday, December 9 XC Ottawa Update: Foret Montmorency Training Camp 2003 - By: Megan McTavish
XC Ottawa is just back from it's most successful early season snow camp ever. Why was it so much more successful? Because nothing was broken - not a ski, not a pole, not even a tailbone... [
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Ivan Babikov Monday, December 8 X-C.com Update: My Ski Rollers Hurdle Races And my first impression about Canada x-c ski high sport! - By: Ivan Babikov
Hope you want to know more about how I am training in Canmore, in my new X-C.COM ski team. I wrote you terrible story about my meeting with local aboriginal Grizzly Brother Bear... [
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Rhonda Sandau2 Friday, December 5 X-C.com Update: Sewing for Riches - By: Rhonda Sandau
Anyone who has ever participated in some form of competitive sport in their life has experience the joys of fundraising: whether it was selling chocolate covered nuts, Christmas... [
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Haywood Securities Wednesday, December 3 Haywood National Team Report: Season Kick-Off - By: George Grey
This past weekend was the start to the highly anticipated 2003/04 ski season. The usual questions arise before the first person cracks the start wand and enters into a world of concentration... [
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Gordon Jewett - 2003 Silver Star Sprint Monday, December 1 Gordís Ski Newsletter Vol.6, No.1: Early Test and Checklists - By: Gord Jewett
Volume 6! Itís hard to believe Iím entering the sixth year of writing this often inconsistent newsletter. I think that in almost every edition I have listed the many things that I have learned... [
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