• Tag: Cross Country Skiing

    Rendezvous Ski Trails, West Yellowstone, Montana

    West Yellowstone, Montana, about 90 miles from Bozeman, lies just outside Yellowstone National Park. Rendezvous Ski Trails is the primary ski venue in West Yellowstone, right at the edge of the Park. All of the 35 kilometers of groomed trails are located on National Forest land and are maintained with […]

    Sadie Style: Bjornsen Talks World Cup Racing and Adaptation

    Over the holidays, Cross Country Skier was able to catch up with U.S. Ski Team Veteran Sadie Bjornsen as she prepared for the 2019 Tour de Ski. We asked her how she feels about her season, about life on the road, what she’s looking ahead to and how the team […]

    Doping Control in the Sport of Cross Country Skiing

    Editors’ Note: In early September recently retired U.S. Ski Team member Noah Hoffman was given the opportunity to speak at the U.S. Anti Doping Agency’s Doping Control Officers’ conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Hoffman is a passionate agent in the fight against doping in cross country skiing and was kind […]

    Dryland Training Gear Guide: Rollerskis

    Some of the biggest gains are made in the off-season. That’s why we decided to pull together a guide to gear that will help you maximize your summer and fall training sessions. From rollerskis to running shoes, apparel to packs and more, find some of our editor’s favorite pieces and […]

    From Koch to Kikkan: Gold Medal sprint team takes on torch from legend

    In Jessie Diggins’s bedroom in Afton, Minnesota, there’s a poster of Bill Koch. In it the 1976 Olympic silver medalist in the 30km is sand skiing against a backdrop of white Hawaiian surf crashing at his feet. Koch was famous enough then, and cross country skiing was big enough in […]

    Goals: Reverse Splits—Women wanted relay medal; men had another hope

    American veteran racer Andy Newell was lit up by the lights of the Alpsensia Olympic Stadium on Saturday night. Leaning alone on the railing in the media zone, he looked quietly over the medal celebrations happening below him among the Norwegian, French and Russian teams and fans. To his right, […]