News Archive; May 2005


Speed Skiing News (Swe.)
Sanna 1:a och tv...
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01. May 2005

FIS and XC, 2006 and Beyond, Some Plans at a Glance
FIS will hold meetings this upcoming week in Amdsterdam, The Netherlands. www.wintersport.as spoke to Mr. Jurg Capol,...
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02. May 2005

12 Women on Russia's 2006 XC Team
This is the Russian women...
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02. May 2005

Former XC Champs Prokurorov and Devyatjarov Part of Russian XC Team
Russia has selected 15 men for the cross-country national team for the 2005/2006 season. 2 very merited men are on th...
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02. May 2005

Germany Plans 2006 Olympic Season WO Hannawald (Ger.)
The German ski jumping team is planning ahead for the 2006 season without Sven Hannawald. Hannawald is uncertain rega...
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02. May 2005

Can. Alpine News
ALPINE CANADA ALPIN WELCOMES HEINZPETER PLATTER AS NEW HEAD COACH OF THE WOMEN'S WORLD CUP SPEED TEAM Italian Coach Br...
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03. May 2005

French XC News
La France accueillera une ...
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06. May 2005

A Norwegian XC Report, Part One/Slow Summer, Lots of High Altitude in Fall
As last year, the Norwegian cross-country men will start their training camps on dry-land May 19th at Klekken, Hoenefoss...
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06. May 2005

FIS Confirms Tour de Ski in 2007
FIS has held meetings in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, this week. One of the decisions to be confirmed was that it will...
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07. May 2005

XC Sprint Changes Prologue Length, Opens for 30 Athletes to Progress to Quarters
The sprint events have become an essential part of the cross-country program, yet discussions of late have focused on th...
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07. May 2005

Tour de Ski on 2007 Program, Full Update and Schedule
The Tour de Ski is now officially on the FIS cross-country program for 2007, starting in Munich January 5th 2007 (or pos...
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09. May 2005

FIS Sticks to ?Predictable? Calendar for Near Future, Sprint Still with 50% Rule
FIS is aiming for a more or less fixed and predictable calendar in cross-country skiing. In years with world champion...
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09. May 2005

Norway, Russia Lose XC WC Spots
The quotas for participation in cross-country will indeed decrease for the upcoming 2005/2006 season, most nations will ...
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11. May 2005

More on XC Quotas, Red Group Gives Free Spot, Tour de Ski Quotas
The new FIS quotas for cross-country call for a maximum of 6 spots per nation, yet there are some ...
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11. May 2005

2nd False Start and Out in XC Sprints
As the cross-country sprints have been through a development process, the need to get a fast start has become of paramou...
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13. May 2005

Can. Alpine News
ALPINE CANADA ALPIN AIMS TO DOUBLE SIZE OF 2006 OLYMPIC TEAM 45 Athletes Named To Participate in National Team Summer P...
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13. May 2005

Swedes Perform Controversial ?Wax Test?
Swedes Leonid Kuzmin and Mats Tinnsten performed a test this spring on the glide on waxed/prepared skis vs. clean/unwaxe...
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13. May 2005

US NC News/2006 Team Selections
EXPERIENCED ATHLETES HEAD 2006 NORDIC TEAMS PARK CITY, Utah (May 13) - Six-time World Cup winner Todd Lodwick (Steamboa...
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14. May 2005

US Makes 2006 XC Selections
2006 CROSS COUNTRY SQUAD FOCUSED ON SUCCESS PARK CITY, Utah (May 13) - Five athletes, four of them Olympians and all ...
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14. May 2005

"Best in the World" Time Approaching for US Skiers
MAROLT SETS STAGE FOR 2006 PARK CITY, Utah (May 13) - With nine months remaining, USSA President and CEO Bill Marolt ...
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14. May 2005

Finland Selects Small A XC Teams for 2006 Season
These are the Finnish cross-country A teams for the 2005/2005 season: Women: Elina Hietam...
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14. May 2005

Aukland Norwegian Champion, Again
Norwegian cross-country skier Anders Aukland is Norwegian champion, again. This weekend he won the Norwegian duathlon ch...
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15. May 2005

Hjelmeset Almost Beaten by Female Runner in Norway
Norwegian cross-country classic expert Oddbjoern Hjelmeset has a history of being a great runner as well, his personal b...
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17. May 2005

USSA BESTOWS 2005 HONORS DURING ANNUAL CONGRESS
PARK CITY, Utah (May 15) - World Cup champion Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) and World Championships medalist Daron Rahlves...
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18. May 2005

ALPINE CANADA ALPIN AIMS TO DOUBLE SIZE OF 2006 OLYMPIC TEAM
45 Athletes Named To Participate in National Team Summer Program Genevi...
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18. May 2005

Finnish XC Teams Confirmed
We have published this earlier but these are now the official Finnish cross-country teams for the 205/2006 season: Fi...
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19. May 2005

How the Norwegian XC Men Train in May
The Norwegian cross-country teams start their first official camp this week at Klekken, around 1 hour outside Oslo. T...
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19. May 2005

And some Background on Intensity
The Norwegian cross-country men start their first official camp this week. There will lots of hours with long session...
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19. May 2005

Leading Nations Get Lower Quotas in WC Ski Jumping
As in cross-country, ski jumping will lower their world cup quotas from 8 to 6 jumpers from each nation being allowed to...
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19. May 2005

IOC Vice-President Un Yong Kim tenders his resignation
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that Mr Un Yong Kim has decided to forfeit his title of IOC me...
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20. May 2005

Polish News, JR. Worlds Champions Left off Team, Austrians Continue as Coaches
On Monday all the Polish ski jumping teams were officially announced. The former Junior World Champion - Mateusz Rutkows...
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21. May 2005

Samdal Takes Nor. XC Women to Extreme Training Methods
The Norwegian cross-country women enter their first week of ...
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22. May 2005

SJ News, Longer Green Light, Women on 2009 Program?
5 seconds may not sound like a whole lot but for the ski jumpers these 5 seconds may be crucial. Today the jumpers ge...
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22. May 2005

Some Information on How the Nor. XC Sprint Men Train
The Norwegian sprint men start their first camp on Monday, the team will train differently from the women and the distan...
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23. May 2005

Some Practical XC WC News
These are the women...
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24. May 2005

No Changes in Price Money in XC/Bjoergen Rules in 2005
Norway...
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24. May 2005

Bjerke Beats Skjeldal in Nor. XC Test, No Luck for Biathlete Andresen
Espen Harald Bjerke, the Norwegian cross-country skier who recently tested 96 on a Vo2 max test, won a duathlon roller s...
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24. May 2005

Can. Alpine News
SKI FAMILY MOURNS LOSS OF DISTINGUISHED SKI TEAM ALUMNI AND EX SKI TEAM COACH ROB BOSINGER (1966-2005) Calgary, Al...
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24. May 2005

Russians Compete on Snow in Moscow
The leading Russian skiers and biathletes competed on a natural snow in Moscow this weekend. The rules of competitions: ...
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24. May 2005

FIS Confirms Reduced Quotas in WC Ski Jumping
It has now been confirmed by FIS that each nation will have a quota of 6 athletes in the ski jumping world cup (down fro...
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25. May 2005

More Prize Money in Ski Jumping
There is a request from the Ski-Jumping committee that the prize money for double events held at one place should be hik...
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25. May 2005

FIS Adds 3rd Level of Competitions
A third series aside of the World Cup and the Continental Cup, the so called FIS Cup, will be introduced in ski jumping ...
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25. May 2005

Naess Wins Roller Ski Sprint in Norway, Bjoergen Beaten in Women?s Class
Boerre Naess won a 300 meters classic roller ski sprint in Hoenefoss, Norway, on Thursday. Besides this expected resu...
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26. May 2005

Night Events Take Over in Ski Jumping
The is the 2005/2006 ski jumping is found below: There is a definite change to more night events. The first 3 even...
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27. May 2005

Best Skiers to Start Last in WC
These starting orders were confirmed during FIS meetings last weekend: The 30 best athletes start in reverse order as...
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27. May 2005

Bjoergen Wins Test in Norway, Improves from Last Year
Marit Bjorgen won a 5k classic plus 4k skate duathlon roller ski test event in Norway on Friday. Bjoergen, reportedly...
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27. May 2005

Nor. XC Coach Runs Demanding Interval Program
The Norwegian cross-country women...
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27. May 2005

Former Olympic Champion Joins Nor. Alpine Team
Norway...
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28. May 2005

Nor. Skiing Authorities Support New Ski Flying Hill Near Oslo/Holmenkollen
The Norwegian 2005 Ski Convention has chosen to support building a new ski flying hill in Roedkleiva, around 10 miles (1...
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28. May 2005

Hammer Wins Norwegian NC Run Test
The Norwegian Nordic combined skiers finished their camp in Trondheim with an 8k long up hill run test. Kristian Hamm...
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28. May 2005

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