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Nordic Ski World Championships Open In Finland

Lahti, Finland – Sunny skies have greeted athletes arriving in Lahti for this week’s FIS Nordic Ski World Championships. Teams from all corners of the globe have been making their way to the popular nordic center where the championships open Wednesday evening with first competitions on Thursday. The U.S. nordic combined team arrived Sunday and has … Continue reading Nordic Ski World Championships Open In Finland

Jackson Ski Touring Center Turns Trails Into Art Gallery

Jackson, NH – The art of cross-country skiing is getting a whole lot more, well…”artsy,” thanks to a one-day installation of abstract art displayed along some of Jackson Ski Touring Center’s network of 56 wooded trails. Two abstract painters, Rebecca Klementovich of nearby Bartlett, N.H., and Kristen Pobatschnig of Conway, N.H., will display art with nature on … Continue reading Jackson Ski Touring Center Turns Trails Into Art Gallery

Jackson XC Offers Free 90-minute Supervised Ski Tours for Kids

Jackson, NH – Think your kids spend a little too much time indoors in front of their screens? Jackson Ski Touring Center, the largest cross-country ski area in the northeast, has the antidote: a free, supervised 90-minute ski tour of their wooded trails every Sunday through March 5 (except Feb. 19). The tours are led by Kay … Continue reading Jackson XC Offers Free 90-minute Supervised Ski Tours for Kids

Utah Venues Ready For Nordic World Championships

Park City, UT – All systems are go as Utah’s snow-blanketed Olympic venues get ready to welcome the world for the International Ski Federation’s USANA FIS Nordic Junior World Championships and U23 Cross Country World Championships January 30-February 5. Over the past week, FIS-appointed officials have reviewed snow conditions at both the Utah Olympic Park in … Continue reading Utah Venues Ready For Nordic World Championships

Quebec Takes Over Hosting Duties for Cross-Country World Cup Final

Quebec (QC), Canada – In the wake of a Russian doping scandal, Quebec City has stepped forward to host the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country Ski World Cup Finals on the Plains of Abraham this March. The FIS, the Quebec Winter Events Corporation, Cross-Country Canada and event promoter Gestev have confirmed that cross-country skiing’s elite … Continue reading Quebec Takes Over Hosting Duties for Cross-Country World Cup Final

Behind the Gold: Pain That Never Felt So Good

Val di Fiemme, Italy – Norwegian cross-country skier Heidi Weng stood atop Alpe Cermis screaming. Below, her teammate Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg was challenging Swede Stina Nilsson for third in the seventh and final stage of the Tour de Ski. The screams came with passion deep from within her burned out lungs. Two minutes earlier, she had … Continue reading Behind the Gold: Pain That Never Felt So Good