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Behind the Gold: Toe to Toe With the Best In The World

Lahti, Finland – The problem with confidence is that you can’t train for it. It’s not something that’s handed to you. There’s no textbook to provide you with a roadmap. If you want to gain confidence, you need the courage to reach out and simply grab it yourself. In Sunday’s classic technique team sprint at the … Continue reading Behind the Gold: Toe to Toe With the Best In The World

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

Eleven Athletes Named To U.S. Nordic World Champs Team

Park City, UT – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has named 11 athletes to the ski jumping and nordic combined teams that will compete in the International Ski Federation’s 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships this month in Lahti, Finland. The biennial World Championships brings together the best athletes in the sport for the Feb. … Continue reading Eleven Athletes Named To U.S. Nordic World Champs Team

Finnish Ski Resort Opens on Last Winter’s Snow

Ruka, Finland – One ski resort in Finland has proven that even if it hasn’t snowed yet this winter, and you haven’t started making snow, you can still ski! Ruka ski resort is open today with one trail and two lifts. Winter had yet to arrive in northern Finland back on October 10, when Ruka pulled … Continue reading Finnish Ski Resort Opens on Last Winter’s Snow

Europe’s 51 Best Ski Resorts

Europe – From the epic majesty of St. Anton to the intimate slopes of Les Houches and the Chamonix Valley, Europe boasts many of the world’s finest alpine resorts. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the most breathtaking ski slopes in the world, while France offers hidden gems for experienced enthusiasts and beginners alike. … Continue reading Europe’s 51 Best Ski Resorts

Ruka Wind Scuttles World Cup Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined

Ruka, Finland – High winds continued on Sunday in Ruka, forcing officials to cancel the remaining event of the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup opener in Ruka, just as it had Saturday for ski jumping. The tour now heads across Scandinavia to the Olympic venue of Lillehammer to try it again next weekend. There was no immediate word … Continue reading Ruka Wind Scuttles World Cup Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined