Kingston Roller Ski Races Cancelled

You’ll have to plan your training the week before Thanksgiving a little differently: The Kingston roller ski races in Kingston, NY have been cancelled for this year. In a brief email, organizer Greg Malia wrote, “due to a number of things beyond my control, after 11 consecutive years, the Kingston Roller […]

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Fahnestock Ski Swap This Weekend

The 4th annual Fahnestock Winter Park ski swap will take place Saturday, 2 November, from 9 AM to 1 PM, at the Taconic Outdoor Center.  Cross-country skis, boots, and poles for both children and adults will be available.  In addition to used gear donated by skiers, there will be a selection […]

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On Dope and Chris Horner

Below are a variety of links from around the internet about dope and pro cycling.  In the New York Times, Juliet Macur recounts a discussion between Vuelta winner Chris Horner and George Hincapie.  She rightly asks why names were redacted in the USADA’s reasoned decision.  While some might surmise that […]

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Mike Gallagher: In Memoriam

Oxygen Fed Sport has learned of Mike Gallagher’s passing, reported by Jim Galanes on Facebook and NENSA. For decades, Mike Gallagher was a key figure in American skiing .  He competed in three winter Olympics: 1964 Innsbruck, 1968 Grenoble, and 1972 Sapporo.  His best individual finish was 12th in the 50 […]

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Northeast Roller Ski Race Calendar

Short and sweet, here it is: a handy roller ski race in one spot, no matter who the organizer is.  Additional events will be added as OXF becomes aware of them. 15 September:  Climb to the Castle, Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington, NY.  Pre-registration is closed but you can still register day of […]

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Petter Northug May Skip Tour de Ski

Last year, Norway’s Marit Bjoergen skipped the Tour de Ski due to a heart arrhythmia.  Sidelined by a virus, Petter Northug may skip the Tour de Sk this winter. Sweden’s Expressen reports that Northug contracted a virus last Friday and will be compelled to miss two weeks of training at […]

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