• Features

    Andy Newell’s Solution: Olympic veteran offers multi-tiered and customizable coaching

    At the conclusion of the 2017-2018 racing season, Olympic Veteran Andy Newell announced he would no longer be racing a full World Cup schedule. Some fans thought this was it for the 34-year-old. But, he says, he’s reducing and refocusing, not retiring. In addition to targeting more races in the […]

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    Susan Dunklee: A Green Team Racer Chasing Gold

    As part of an upcoming print feature, Cross Country Skier magazine caught up with several members of Craftsbury’s Green Racing Project, including U.S. biathlete Susan Dunklee. Read, in her own words, about her path from collegiate skiing to Olympic biathlon. I started biathlon after graduating college in 2008. I was offered […]

    Skiing the Nordmarka

    I knew it would be easy, I just didn’t know it would be this easy. As a Vermonter living in Norway for a year, I’m continually impressed with the investment this country has made in public recreation, and at this time of year, it’s abundantly obvious that access to skiing […]

    Frictional Partners: On Tour With Dr. Wax

    While delving into the origin of the Swix hat (see “Hat Trick” in issue 36.2), I heard that Leif Torgersen had died. Harald Bjerke confirmed it in a touching email: “Leif died in January 2012, 68 years old, completely unexpectedly after skiing 30km, taking a nap and planning to ski another […]

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    Chisholm Ski Club Honors Herb Adams On the last day of the 2014-15 Nordic racing season, the Chisholm Ski Club, Rumford, Maine, honored Herb Adams with the naming of the Start/Finish line in his honor. The celebration included the unveiling of a sign depicting Adams, from an historic photograph, ski […]

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    Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center has been Sold

    Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, one of the Adirondacks’ premier cross country ski and four-season vacation resorts for more than 36 years, has new owners/operators. Kathryn and Paul Zahray, formerly of Matawan, NJ and long-term Lapland Lake customers for more than 17 years, have purchased the resort, located in Northville, […]