Sofia Goggia and Viktoria Rebensberg- Out For The Rest Of The Alpine Skiing Season
by FasterSkier on February 17, 2020 at 3:21 pm
Two exceptional women in the extreme sports of skiing have been knocked out of the World Cup races due to injuries. Both Sofia Goggia and Viktoria Rebensberg broke bones in the Super-G event at the World Cup in Garmisch- Parternkirchen in Germany. The accidents The 27-year-old Sofia Goggia from Italy just underwent surgery on her The post Sofia Goggia and Viktoria Rebensberg- Out For The Rest Of The Alpine Skiing Season appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
What to Wear when Cross Country Skiing
by [email protected] (Roger Lohr) on February 16, 2020 at 1:01 am
Often on the cross country (XC) ski trails the clothes that many of the uninitiated wear are malfunctioning…that is, they are dressed for downhill skiing such as insulated ski jackets and pants, alpine ski gloves or mittens, and ski goggles. XC skiing is a form of recreation that involves moving and thus lighter clothing is appropriate and recreational XC ski garb is versatile, functional, and fashionable, which is different than either outfit for downhill skiing or the suction suits […]
Steve Morales Talks the Early Days of Skiing, The Birkie and Having A Ski Shop in Hayward
by FasterSkier on February 14, 2020 at 6:00 am
Sponsored Content As Birkie Fever is fully here with the 2020 race starting in just eight days, Hayward’s Steve Morales brings us back to the early days of the race and the beginning of New Moon Ski and Bike Shop. Steve Morales – New Moon Bike and Ski Shop – Hayward, Wisconsin from New The post Steve Morales Talks the Early Days of Skiing, The Birkie and Having A Ski Shop in Hayward appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Snow Australia Seeks Coaches for NSW/ACT Cross Country Program
by FasterSkier on February 13, 2020 at 6:00 am
Cross country skiing in Australia? Unique opportunity to experience skiing in a very different environment while developing the skills of dedicated young Australian XC skiers. Snow Australia are seeking expressions of interest from coaches interested to work with the NSW/ACT Cross Country program in 2020 and potentially beyond. Snow Australia NSW/ACT XC Head Coach The The post Snow Australia Seeks Coaches for NSW/ACT Cross Country Program appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Skiing Holidays: The safety Myths Debunked
by FasterSkier on February 12, 2020 at 6:14 pm
Few would disagree that skiing holidays have really come into their own over the last few years. There was once a time where, to most of us at least, they were completely inaccessible. Sure, the costs are still high, but with more resorts in lesser-known locations now available, they have become at little more competitive. The post Skiing Holidays: The safety Myths Debunked appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Pioneer Midwest: American Birkebeiner Race Wax Service
by Pioneer Midwest on February 12, 2020 at 3:02 am
Pioneer Midwest will be offering Birkie Race waxing service again for 2020. Leave your waxing kit at home and forget about the nervous worrying over snow conditions. We will spend hours and hows on snow and carefully selecting each layer of wax so you can have the fastest skis on course. Last season we had The post Pioneer Midwest: American Birkebeiner Race Wax Service appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
COOP FIS CROSS COUNTRY WORLD CUP – Canmore, Alberta The countdown is on for the Coop FIS Cross Country World Cup in Canmore, Alberta
by Alberta World Cup Society on February 11, 2020 at 4:34 pm
The fastest cross-country skiers on the planet are back in the Canadian Rockies, as the COOP FIS Cross Country Ski World Cup returns to the Canmore Nordic Centre on March 19 to 22nd, hosted by the Alberta World Cup Society. Building off the success of the 2016 Ski Tour Canada, the 2020 event promises The post COOP FIS CROSS COUNTRY WORLD CUP – Canmore, Alberta The countdown is on for the Coop FIS Cross Country World Cup in Canmore, Alberta appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Look At The Juniors Now!
by Madshus on February 11, 2020 at 2:43 pm
Helene Marie Fossesholm (NOR) is six seconds from the podium in her second-ever World Cup race, while Vilde Nilsen (NOR) wins the overall FIS Para World Cup. Coming off a three-day winning streak in Germany and her ninth consecutive World Cup victory this weekend, Nilsen has already bagged the overall Para World Cup victory, although The post Look At The Juniors Now! appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
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High Altitude Recharge with Rosie Frankowski
by Rachel Perkins on February 6, 2020 at 2:04 pm
On December 15th, 28-year-old Rosie Frankowski scored her first World Cup points after finishing 23rd in the 10-kilometer skate in Davos. She then flew back to Minneapolis to spend Christmas with her family before heading to Houghton, Michigan for US Nationals where despite coming down with a stomach bug, she finished 7th in the 10 The post High Altitude Recharge with Rosie Frankowski appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Rockin’ The World
by Madshus on February 4, 2020 at 3:30 pm
See how the next generation shines! Madshus racers clean up the podiums across the board, first at the FIS Nordic Junior Competition in Falun (SWE) and then at the 2020 IBU Youth and Junior World Championships in Lenzerheide (SUI) and at the Norwegian National Championships. Starting with the IBU biathlon Junior World Championships, Madshus racer The post Rockin’ The World appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Michigan Tech Athletics and Recreations Seeks Trails Operations Coordinator
by FasterSkier on February 4, 2020 at 6:00 am
Michigan Tech Athletics & Recreation is seeking applications for the following open position: Trails Operations Coordinator We will look to fill this position immediately with a qualified individual that can meet our needs and expectations of quality grooming and trails maintenance. Any questions or interest can be directed to [email protected] The post Michigan Tech Athletics and Recreations Seeks Trails Operations Coordinator appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Great Bear Chase Celebrates 40 Years
by Great Bear Chase on January 29, 2020 at 6:29 pm
The UP Health System Portage Great Bear Chase will be celebrating its 40th anniversary on Saturday, March 7th. Last year the event had record participation, with over 800 racers. The Great Bear Chase committee has been working hard over the past few years to really make this a high quality event, listening to racer and The post Great Bear Chase Celebrates 40 Years appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Sustaining Success: Year Two for the Methow’s Ski to the Sun Marathon and Relay
by Jason Albert on January 29, 2020 at 2:19 pm
All things aligned: a gauzy low fog burned off into bluebird skies and the snow skied crisp along a 42-kilometer gem during the Methow Valley’s inaugural Ski to the Sun Marathon and Relay. Last year, we ran a piece exploring how the Ski to the Sun Marathon organizers were rebooting their marquee ski race. The The post Sustaining Success: Year Two for the Methow’s Ski to the Sun Marathon and Relay appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Medals Galore At The 2020 IOC Youth Olympic Games
by Madshus on January 25, 2020 at 5:04 pm
Madshus’ cross-country skiers sweep up the hardware at the third Winter Youth Olympic Games, which took place in Lausanne, Switzerland, from January 9-22. Among the women, Siri Wigger (SUI) first won the both the qualifier and the final in the cross-country cross competition on Saturday, January 18. The next day, the young Swiss skier then The post Medals Galore At The 2020 IOC Youth Olympic Games appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Bogus Basin Nordic Team Seeks Head Coach / Program Director
by FasterSkier on January 25, 2020 at 5:30 am
The Bogus Basin Nordic Team (BBNT) in Boise, ID is seeking a full-time Head Coach / Program Director. The person in this position is the top individual within the Nordic Team structure. He or she is responsible for the oversight and management of the program including progress toward established program goals. The Bogus Basin Nordic The post Bogus Basin Nordic Team Seeks Head Coach / Program Director appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
New BeFAST Website Means Easier Custom Orders
by BeFAST on January 24, 2020 at 6:02 pm
To keep up with fast-paced growth, the team at BeFAST Sportgear has just launched a new website. This new website brings customer usability to the forefront. It features an easy to use format for product search, offers more in-depth product descriptions, and more importantly, provides easy and secure online ordering. Customers can now use The post New BeFAST Website Means Easier Custom Orders appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Covering Juniors and Some Fine Youth Olympic Games Performances
by FasterSkier on January 24, 2020 at 3:08 pm
The news coming out of Lausanne, Switzerland this week was reaffirming for competitive U.S. skiing: at the Winter Youth Olympics two American junior skiers podiumed and one had a near miss in fourth. Kendall Kramer, out of Fairbanks, Alaska placed third (+20.6) in the 5 k individual classic while Sydney Palmer-Leger of Sun Valley, Idaho The post Covering Juniors and Some Fine Youth Olympic Games Performances appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Erik Bjornsen Going Long
by Jason Albert on January 23, 2020 at 7:46 pm
Once the kid who crushed from the secluded Methow Valley, Erik Bjornsen (28) has evolved into an all-arounder on the World Cup for the U.S. Ski Team and man with a plan. The plan is part travel business start-up co-mingled with a take it year by year approach when it comes to his elite level The post Erik Bjornsen Going Long appeared first on FasterSkier.com.
Crush the Competition
by Madshus on January 21, 2020 at 5:17 pm
Marathon racer Astrid Øyre Slind (NOR) demolished her competitors in the Ski Classics, Madshus cross-country skiers cleaned up the podiums in the U23 Norwegian Championships, while Madshus biathletes claimed victories and podium finishes both at the IBU Cup and the IBU World Cup. Starting with the Ski Classics, Øyre Slind literally crushed her competitors in the The post Crush the Competition appeared first on FasterSkier.com.