The Davis behind the Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team
For the U.S. Ski Team, raising money has always been a challenge. So when the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Fund stepped up to cover the entire budget for the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team in 2019 and through the 2022 Olympics, there was a collective sigh of relief in Park City and from Anchorage to Stratton, Tahoe to Steamboat Springs.
In Her Own Words: Jessie Diggins Reflects on Historic Tour de Ski Win
When Jessie Diggins collapsed Sunday across a finish line 3.5 kilometers up an alpine ski trail at Val di Fiemme, Italy, she became the first-ever American winner of the FIS Tour de Ski. The 29-year-old Olympic gold medalist also capped off a historic eight days of racing for the Davis […]
Jessie Diggins Becomes First-Ever American Winner of the FIS Tour de Ski
Jessie Diggins capped off a historic eight days of racing for the Davis U.S. Cross Country Ski Team, with multiple 1-2 finishes, many personal-best World Cup results and top American male performances by 20-year-old Gus Schumacher.
Lillehammer World Cup Postponed, Davos Gets Green Light: Where do other events stand at present?
Last Thursday, the International Ski Federation (FIS) announced the postponement of the Nordic World Cup in Lillehammer, Norway, the second scheduled World Cup competition of the 2020-21 season. FIS and the Norwegian Ski Association made the decision together, acknowledging the current status of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe and in […]
The Big Difference: In an unprecedented winter, the greatest change might be a welcomed one
I’m getting excited for the first snowfall. But this season has the Big Difference. How much will things be changed due to the pandemic? It depends on which gang of friends I talk to. For my mass-start racing friends, the Big Difference means being shut down; mass-start races will be […]
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 […]