News Archive; June 2004


Estil?s 2004/2005 Training
Frode Estil goes into detail on how he prepares for the next season. Norway...
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01. June 2004

Norwegian XC Skiers Question New Programs; Ulvang?s Intentions
As for most cross-country skiers, Frode Estil does not support the new programs in cross-country skiing. For starters he...
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01. June 2004

Bjoerndalen Changing Equipment
Leading biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, after heavy testing this spring, has finally decided to switch to Madshus skis....
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01. June 2004

French XC News
These are the French cross-country national teams and their scheduled training camps for the 2004/2005 season. S...
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02. June 2004

Aukland?s Training Principles, Most Training in Summer
Anders Aukland Talks to www.wintersport.as on how he trains and compares his cross-country training to track and field. ...
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02. June 2004

Can. Jap. And China on XC WC Calendar?
From the 1999 and including the 2004/2005 season there were 12 nations that hosted cross-country events, Italy leading t...
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02. June 2004

Soedergren Strong in Sweden, Elofsson Skips Camp on Snow
Sweden starts 2005 preparations without Per Elofsson The Swedish cross-country skiers will head to Norway...
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02. June 2004

Swedish XC News (Swe.)
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02. June 2004

Weight Control in Ski Jumping Cleared in FIS
FIS Clears Use of BMI. The concept of application of a body mass index in ski jumping has been cleared in FIS sources...
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03. June 2004

Fredriksson Brothers Agree on ? New Deal?.
Mathias and Tobias Fredriksson are in no way leaving the Swedish cross-country national teams. The 2 men did actually...
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03. June 2004

Liberec Gets 2009 Games
Liberec of The Czech Republic will host the 2009 Nordic world championships FIS decided late Thursday. This was Liber...
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04. June 2004

Oberstdorf and Sapporo Proceed Liberec
Liberec has just been awarded the 2009 Nordic world championships. Oberstdorf, Germany (host in 1987) will host the 2005...
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04. June 2004

Oberstdorf Gets 2008 Ski Flying Worlds, Val d'Isère 2009 Alpine Worlds
Oberstdorf, Germany will host the 2008 ski flying world championship while Val d'Is...
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04. June 2004

Ronny Beer Wins Summer Biathlon
The biathlon season kicked off a long summer tour (for some) with biking and shooting in Altenberg, Germany, on Saturday...
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05. June 2004

Birnbacher Beats Bjoerndalen in Bike Biathlon
Germany...
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05. June 2004

US Ski Notes
FREESTYLE, SNOWBOARD WORLD CUPS TO DEER VALLEY, LAKE PLACID PARK CITY, Utah (June 5) ...
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05. June 2004

Pirjo Manninen won Lions-sprint in Ounaskoski
Pirjo Manninen won the second Lions-sprint in Ounaskoski, Rovaniemi. Manninen was fastest in qualification and raced in...
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05. June 2004

Bjoerndalen and Santer with Team Victory in Bike Biathlon
There were team competitions (mix teams) in bike biathlon in Altenberg on Sunday. In the 3X10k cycling and shooting ...
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06. June 2004

Ski Flying Coming onto ?Regular? Nordic Championships and Olympics Schedules
Former FIS chairman says world championships and Olympics hosts get significantly more discretion in hill sizes. Torb...
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07. June 2004

US Gets Alpine WCs
USSA ANNOUNCES 2005 DOMESTIC ALPINE WORLD CUP SCHEDULE PARK CITY, Utah (June 6) - When the FIS Alpine World Cup circu...
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07. June 2004

Finland Gets New Ski Jumping Chief in FIS
Former Olympic champion takes over from Yggeseth in FIS. Finland...
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07. June 2004

New Rule Enacted for Interval Starts in XC
New mode for the interval individual start (Distance races) After a suggestion from Jurg Capol, FIS cross-country rac...
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07. June 2004

Hammer Wins Nordic Combined Test in Norway (Eng. Nor)
Kristian Hammer won a Nordic combined test event in Norway last week. The results after the ski jumping (start of 10k...
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08. June 2004

Changes to XC Sprint Format Confirmed at FIS Congress
After the FIS congress last week there will changes in cross-country sprint formats from next season on. For starters...
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08. June 2004

Change of Training Due to Injuries; A Positive Experience for Bjoerndalen
In a previous article we spoke to Raphael Poiree on training, he said to www.wintersport.as that he is making some chang...
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08. June 2004

No more Ski Flying for Women (for the near future)
Despite the controversy last season in Vikersund, Norway, women will not be allowed to compete in larger hills than k90 ...
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09. June 2004

China Likely New XC Host
China has submitted an application to host cross-country world cup events, possibly during the 2006/2007 season. This co...
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09. June 2004

Petricek Continues to Head FIS XC Com.
Peter Petricek will continue as head for FIS cross-country committee for the next 2 years. Petricek took over from Od...
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09. June 2004

2005 Junior Worlds Update/Nordic
FIS NORDIC JUNIOR WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS 2005 MEDIA RELEASE 9.6.2004 Junior World Ski Championships Schedule Confir...
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10. June 2004

2006 Turin Update
AS ALL EYES TURN TO ITALY, TURIN 2006 TO BUILD ON PROGRESS AND WIDEN SUPPORT During three days of meetings and ven...
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10. June 2004

Baranova Returns to Russian XC Team After 2 Years Suspension
The Russian women cross-country skiers are preparing for the 2004/2005 season with a rather large team. Natalia Baran...
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10. June 2004

Madis Lepajõe resigns his position as the Worldloppet Secretary General
Worldloppet Secretary General, Estonian Madis Lepaj...
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10. June 2004

2007 and 2009 Venues Confirmed
These will be 2007 and 2009 championships venues for skiing. Oberstdorf will host the 2008 ski flying world championship...
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14. June 2004

Russian XC News and Men?s Team Selections
The president of Russian federation of cross-country skiing was replaced. Instead of former Anatoly Akenetiev (vice-pres...
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14. June 2004

Background information/JWSC2005 Rovaniemi
- Rovaniemi applied Junior World Championships 2006, but lost them to Kranj, Slovenia. When Otep...
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14. June 2004

French 2005 Biathlon Updates, Teams and Mis. Info
Bonjour, (English version follows) FRA - Voici la liste officielle des ...
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14. June 2004

Norwegian NC News (Norwegian)
Nyheter NSF elite Kombinert Ny samling med elitelaget i Trondheim 14.-21. Juni. Elitelaget i kombinert starter samli...
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14. June 2004

Worldloppet Annual General Meeting elected new Secretary General
Yesterday, on June 14th 2004, during Annual General Meeting of Worldloppet in Sapporo, Japan, new Secretary General of ...
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15. June 2004

2004 Roller Ski Program Ready/Alpe d?Huez on the Schedule
Fran...
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15. June 2004

IOC News/TV Rights Awarded
IOC Awards European Broadcast Rights for 2010 and 2012 Olympic Games to the EBU The International Olympic Committee (...
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19. June 2004

Nor. NC Report, Joins Bjoergen, Hammer Strong
The Norwegian Nordic combined team is just now holding a camp in Trondheim, Norway. For starters, the team had an runni...
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19. June 2004

Malysz Makes "Season Debut" in Poland
On June the 20th the TZN's Chairman's Cup ski jumping event is going to take place in Zakopane on K-85 hill. Among...
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19. June 2004

Russia Makes Biathlon Selections
There are the Russian women...
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19. June 2004

Hetland Wins Nor. XC Test
The Norwegian cross-country men held a 10k skate test at their first training camp on snow late last week. Very fast con...
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21. June 2004

Malysz Dominates in Poland
Today, Zakopane was hosting a summer ski jumping competition- TZN Chairman's Cup. The results weren't surprising at all-...
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21. June 2004

54 Skiers on Podium in 2004 XC Season
www.wintersport.as has pointed to the versatility on the top for cross-country skiers with lots of different skiers and ...
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21. June 2004

IOC News
European Union recognises the importance of Sport in its new Constitution After several years of joint efforts deploy...
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22. June 2004

Estil Wins 10k in Tromso
Norway...
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22. June 2004

Lukas Bauer Interview and Background
Since wining the season opener in Norway in Nov. 2000, Lukar Bauer has had several top races in the men...
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22. June 2004

Pirjo Manninen News
Pirjo Manninen's homepage is now 95 percent ready and online on www.pirjomanninen.net. There you find info, pics, calen...
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22. June 2004

News and Pictures from Finland?s XC Camps
There are camp reports from Finnish male xc skiers' camp Sierra Nevada and women's camp in Sognefjell under following l...
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23. June 2004

2005 Junior Worlds Program
The program for the 2005 Nordic junior worlds in Rovaniemi, Finland will offer events similar to the main senior champio...
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23. June 2004

IOC News
The IOC President welcomes the Olympic Flame to Lausanne To celebrate the arrival of the Olympic flame in Lausanne, t...
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24. June 2004

Former Finnish XC Head Coach Fined for Lying and Smuggling
Kari Pekka Kyr...
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24. June 2004

Pro. Waxer Sought for US XC Team
AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL SKI TEAM SEEKING WORLD CLASS SKI WAXER June 24, 2004 - Bozeman, MT, USA The Subaru Factory T...
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24. June 2004

Scott Trades Up Olympic Medal to Gold
Canada...
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26. June 2004

Beckie Scott Background
Beckie Scott background June 2004: finally awarded gold medal on the pursuit from 2002 Olympics as Lazutina and Danil...
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26. June 2004

Norwegian Nordic Combined News (Nor.)
Samling elitelaget i Trondheim 28. Juni-2. Juli. Elitelaget m...
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26. June 2004

Svartedal Wins XC Sprint in Norway, New Word Record on 100 Meters Sprint?
Eldar Roenning skied 100 meters flat on 13.38 on snow in Krageroe, Norway on Saturday. According to the organizers this ...
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26. June 2004

Sprint Queen Bjoergen only 3rd in XC Sprint in Norway
Kine Bjoernaas won the 100 meters flat for women in the skiing festival in Krageroe, Norway, on Saturday. Kine Bjoern...
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26. June 2004

Nor. XC Sprint Results
Results from classic-cross country sprint over 1 100 meters on snow in Norway this weekend: Thomas Alsgaard did not m...
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27. June 2004

Norwegian Chief of Sport Quits
Jan Erik Aalbu, chief of sport for the Norwegian ski jumpers, is quitting his position. Aalbu, having worked in Norway a...
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29. June 2004

German Ski News (Ger.)
DSV-Stars gegen Deutscher Bundestag Skisprung-Asse und Kombinierer kicken bei W...
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30. June 2004

Nor. NC News
The Norwegian Nordic combined skiers hold a camp in Trondheim this weekend. In the ski jumping part of a test Petter ...
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30. June 2004

Norway?s All Time Great Daehlie to Have Kids Cup at XC WCs
Famed cross-country skier Bjoern Daehlie is scheduled to get his first kids cup for young cross-country skiers. Here ...
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30. June 2004

Bjoern Daehlie Presentation
In a previous article we wrote about former cross-country skier Bjoern Daehlie getting his own kids events at cross-coun...
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30. June 2004

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