Harald Bjerke Writes the Book on Swix
It’s only fitting that Harald Bjerke would write a history of Swix. Throughout his nearly 50-year tenure as product manager at the company, Bjerke was responsible for the development of more than 300 products, notably Blue Extra, formulated by Leif Torgersen—the legendary Dr. Wax—and the Swix hat as we know it. […]
Cindy Hirschfeld joins Cross Country Skier as Editor in Chief
Cross Country Skier, The Journal of Nordic Skiing, welcomes Cindy Hirschfeld to the team as editor in chief. Hirschfeld is a longtime veteran of outdoor publishing and will lead the title into its 41st volume on the heels of an exciting and unprecedented winter. “I’m looking forward to immersing myself in […]
Glide to Grow
“It is not impermanence that makes us suffer. What makes us suffer is wanting things to be permanent when they are not.”
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.