Strength Training for Skiers

If your strength routine isn’t getting you the results it used to, then it’s time for a change.  Check out these videos from New England Nordic Ski Association for some great ideas.  The stuff that I’ve incorporated from these into my strength training has made a big difference. Stability and […]

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Winter Storm Warning

Winter isn’t over!   Last week, at Famous Internet Skiers, Lionel speculated about the potential for a storm  and here it comes.  Winter storm warning for New England and northern New York, with forecasts calling for six to sixteen inches of snow, depending on the location.  It looks like even northwest […]

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Skiing the Thunderbolt

During the depths of the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps laid out the Thunderbolt ski trail on the east side of Mount Greylock in Massachusetts .  Plummeting 2050 feet in 1.6 miles, with precipitous steeps, the Thunderbolt was the site of collegiate, state and regional ski races from 1935 […]

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Bellmare Wins Chilly Boreal Loppet

On a cold day with numbing wind chills, Patrick Bellemare won the Boreal Loppet in Forestville, Quebec on Saturday, 26 February. With a time of 5:54:49, he beat runner-up Styve Gagnon by one second over a distance of 103 k. No women contested the 103 k distance.

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Douglas, Jospe Win Lake Placid Loppet

Duncan Douglas blew away the field at the Lake Placid Loppet on 5 February, winning the 50 k freestyle race in 2:26:43.  On a day that started cool and warmed quickly to near freezing, Douglas skated across the finish line at Mount van Hoevenberg seven minutes ahead of second place […]

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