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Cross Country Skier Magazine

“An important component of the CXC Marathon Cup will be masters and citizen skiers competing in the series”

“An important component of the CXC Marathon Cup will be masters and citizen skiers competing in the series,” said Yuriy Gusev, CXC executive director and athletic director. “We encourage clubs and teams to compete as well and look forward to seeing the growth and collaboration of clubs and master skiers […]

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Central Cross Country Ski Association, in partnership with six prominent marathons in the Midwest, has announced the inaugural CXC Marathon Cup race series

Central Cross Country Ski Association, in partnership with six prominent marathons in the Midwest, has announced the inaugural CXC Marathon Cup race series. The six events are a collection of beautiful and challenging trail systems, with a total purse prize of $60,000. The events are the Seeley Hills Classic (42km), […]

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The Supski Paddle System allows the user to power a paddleboard by using the upper body techniques of cross country skiing

The Supski Paddle System allows the user to power a paddleboard by using the upper body techniques of cross country skiing. The system attaches to a paddle board behind the user. Its unique design opens up paddle boarding to those with poor balance, cross country skiers, individuals who want even […]

Cross Country Skier Magazine

The United States Geological Survey continues to support the delivery of its digital maps

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) continues to support the delivery of its digital maps through Avenza Systems’s PDF Maps app. The digital mapping platform provides access to more than 120,000 U.S. topo maps. The app is popular with recreationalists, particularly hikers, backcountry skiers, or anyone traveling in areas with […]

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Historian Tom Kelly took a large crowd back to the origins of Birkie

In August, skiing historian Tom Kelly, former head of public relations for the American Birkebeiner and currently USSA’s vice president of communications, took a large crowd back to the origins of Birkie, regaling the audience with legendary stories of the race’s roots at a presentation in Hayward. The American Birkebeiner […]

Cross Country Skier Magazine

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has reached its fundraising goal

The American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) has reached its fundraising goal of $650,000 for Phase I of its first-ever major fundraising capital campaign. The funds will secure a permanent trailhead and race start area in Cable, Wisconsin, near the old Telemark Lodge, as well as improve safety, traffic flow, and […]