News Archive; June 2006


US XC Notes 010606
SPORTS SCIENCE PLAYS A BIG ROLL IN HOLIDAY CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING CAMP First of three camps in Park City "accomplished ...
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01. June 2006

FIS XC Director Speaks on XC Issues
There were lots of news during the FIS congress in late May, these are some of the issues www.wintersport.as asked Mr. J...
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01. June 2006

Scott Joins 2010 Board
Vancouver 2010 welcomes Olympian Beckie Scott to the Board of Directors By: Chris Brumwell/Vancouver 2010 The V...
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02. June 2006

Albarello Continues in Italy, New Women's Coach
The Italian cross-country skiers, fresh from a strong season with 2 Olympic gold medals, have been skiing at the Stelvio...
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04. June 2006

07 Ski Jumping Schedule Set, 50 percent Night Events
This is the confirmed ski jumping schedule for the 2006/2007 season. Notables: 3 first events are night events a t...
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04. June 2006

French XC Notes June 06
Pierre MIGNEREY is the new director of the French cross-country team. He replaces Jean Pierre BURDET who is now responsi...
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05. June 2006

Pichler Adds German Coaching Duties, Bauer Joins German XC Team
These are some German cross-country news: Some notables: Wolfgang Pichler, who among others coached Magdalena Fors...
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06. June 2006

Norway Expands SJ Team from 5 to 8
The Norwegian ski jumping team was supplemented today with 3 new jumpers, these were: Anders Jacobsen, his best is 7t...
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06. June 2006

MARCIALONGA LAUNCHES THE “CYCLING”
- Now is the time of the “Running”, the 3rd of September - The cross country skiing race will start at 8 o’clock -...
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07. June 2006

USSA NAMES NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
PARK CITY, Utah (June 7, 2006) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has named Richard Coe as its new chief op...
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07. June 2006

Vancouver 2010: Learning from the past, progressing confidently forward
After two days of meetings and visits by the IOC’s Coordination Commission, under the Chairmanship of IOC Member René Fa...
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08. June 2006

USSA ATHLETIC DIRECTOR ALAN ASHLEY TO LEAVE
PARK CITY, Utah (June 9) – U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association President and CEO Bill Marolt has announced that USSA Vice...
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09. June 2006

Swe. XC Notes/June 06
Inbjudan till presskonferens med A-landslaget i Torsby I samband med invigningen och öppningen av Torsbys skidtunnel...
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09. June 2006

Injury Brake for Teichman
After having been forced to skip the 2006 Olympics due to injuries and sickness, Germany’s Axel Teichman is experiencing...
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09. June 2006

Ulvang Lead FIS XC Com.
Norway’s Vegard Ulvang took over as Chirman of the FIS Cross-Country Committee this spring, these are the other members ...
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09. June 2006

IOC News June 9th 06
INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE FRIDAY 09 JUNE 2006 IOC Executive Board meeting and 25th Anniversary...
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09. June 2006

U.S. NORDIC COMBINERS LOVE STEAMBOAT'S NEW PLASTIC AT HOWELSEN
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (June 10) - U.S. nordic combined skiers opened their preseason training this week with their fi...
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10. June 2006

FIS Roller Ski WC for 06 Set
ROLLERSKI 2006: THE WORLD CUP IN 4 STAGES At the FIS congress in Vilamoura (Portugal) the 2006 calendar has been ...
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10. June 2006

Nor. XC Notes, First Race for Spinters
The Norwegian cross-country men (plus possibly some foreign skiers) will ski a highly local yet pretty demanding sprint ...
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13. June 2006

Swedish Alpine Notes June 06/Coaches (Swe.)
Alpint: ”Vår viktigaste säsong på många år med VM på hemmaplan” Grundstommen i den alpina tränarorganisationen är nu ...
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13. June 2006

Bjoergen, despite “Slow” Start to Season, Dominates Nor. Test
The Norwegian cross-country women have started the season not slow but with somewhat less intensity than last season. ...
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14. June 2006

US Ski Notes/June 06
MIKE JANKOWSKI NAMED U.S. SNOWBOARDING HEAD HALFPIPE COACH Former World champion Rick Bower joins team as assistant ha...
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15. June 2006

Bjoergen Beaten in Classic Sprint in Norway
Guro Strom Solli won a 650 meters classic sprint on snow in Vaagaa, Norway, on Thursday. Marit Bjoergen ended in 2nd wit...
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15. June 2006

Roenning Beats Hetland, Kjoelstad in XC Sprint in Norway
Eldar Roenning won the men’s class in a 650 meters classic sprint on snow in Vaagaa, Norway, on Thursday. Tor Arne He...
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15. June 2006

Nor. Domestic XC Notes June 06
Some of the Norwegian cross-country hopefuls ran a duathlon today with 10k cycling (mountain bike), 8k roller ski and 4k...
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17. June 2006

Bauer, Kuenzel with Strong Running Tests in Willigen
The German cross-country team took part in a 21k test in Willingen today. Results and rank is not that easily availab...
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18. June 2006

Men’s 07 WC Will Start in Soelden
This is the schedule for the men’s alpine for the 2006/2007 season: The season will start with the men’s GS in late O...
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19. June 2006

Alpine Notes, Women's 07 Schedules
These are the schedules for the women’s 2006/2007 alpine season: Date Day Site Nation DH SG GS SL C NTE Remarks Octo...
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19. June 2006

USSA NOMINATES FIRST WOMEN’S SKI JUMPING TEAM, ENTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH NSF
PARK CITY, Utah (June 19) - The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, on the heels of an International Ski Federation deci...
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19. June 2006

Toermaenen Leads FIS Ski Jumping Committee
This is the FIS Ski Jumping Committee for the 2006/2007 season: Chairman: Jouko Toermaenen (FIN) Members: ...
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21. June 2006

Poiree Jumps to Fischer
Starting immediately Raphael Poirée (FRA) will be strengthening the Fischer Biathlon Team. The 31-year-old Frenchman sig...
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21. June 2006

Nominations for 07 US Ski Junping Team
2007 U.S. Ski Jumping Team nominated athletes: Men’s Team · Alan Alborn (12/13/80; Anchorage, AK; Nordic ...
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22. June 2006

Nor Biathlon Notes, Joint Racing with XC Skiers, Berger News
The Norwegian biathletes and cross-country skiers will have a joint roller ski event in Sandnes, Norway in late July, so...
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22. June 2006

Three cities to compete to host the 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Sochi (Russia), Salzburg (Austria) and PyeongChang (Republic of Korea)* were today accepted by the International Olympic...
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22. June 2006

German Ski Notes 220606 (Ger.)
Langlauf-Ass Viola Bauer bei "Deutschland bewegt sich" in Zwickau Benefizspiel der Skisprung Nationalmannschaft Sven H...
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22. June 2006

USSA'S TOM KELLY NAMED CHAIR OF FIS PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE
OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (June 23) - U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) Vice President, Marketing Communications, T...
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23. June 2006

OLYMPIC DREAM SPURS WOMEN SKI JUMPERS TO FLY FARTHER
PARK CITY, Utah (June 23) - Having a possible chance to see women's ski jumping included in the 2010 Olympics, and be pa...
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23. June 2006

Alsgaard, Soedergren Face Norwegain in Nor. XC Summer Event
Most leading Norwegian distance and sprint skiers will ski a classic event in Krageroe, Norway on Saturday. All the l...
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23. June 2006

FIS Roller Ski WC Race 1 2006/Results
This year's season of FIS Rollerski World Cup has been opened with up hill race in Bistra. In very warm conditions, ...
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23. June 2006

Roller Ski Results 240606
Qualification results from sprint in the FIS roller ski world cup in Oroslavje, Croatia Men's sprint qualification: ...
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24. June 2006

Pedersen, Roenning Win XC Sprints in Norway
Hilde Pedersen won a 1050 meter classic cross-country event on snow in Krageroe, Norway today, she was followed by Ella ...
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24. June 2006

FIS Roller Ski WC 240606 Results/Team Sprint
For the first time in the FIS Rollerski World Cup we had one team sprint race. Two members of the team were driving arou...
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25. June 2006

No Training Yet for Teichman
The German cross-country team has picked a men’s sprint team for the 2006/2007 season but sources in the German Associat...
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25. June 2006

Palander to Change Skis
Finland’s leading alpine skier Kalle Palander, has reportedly changed skis from Atomic to Fischer ahead of the next seas...
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25. June 2006

Summary FIS XC Roller Ski WC June 06
FIS Rollerski World Cup 2006 Oroslavje (Croatia) 23.-25.06.2006. First race, Bistra 23.06 This years season ...
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25. June 2006

Trainingspause für Michael Uhrmann
Michael Uhrmann, Skispringer vom WSV Rastbüchl, zog sich einen Außenbandriss im linken Sprunggelenk zu. rastbüchl/pla...
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26. June 2006

Bajc Leaves Janda for Slovenia
Vasja Bajc, after having coached numerous teams the last decade, is back to coach his native country of Slovenia for the...
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26. June 2006

Super Sprints on Future Biathlon Program?
Sources within international biathlon confirm that a super sprint may be on its way onto the world cup schedule some tim...
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26. June 2006

Norwegian XC Skiers May Skip High Altitude Ahead of Sapporo Worlds
The Norwegian cross-country men’s long distance and sprint teams will have a relatively easy summer in terms of camps. A...
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29. June 2006

Long Program for XC in Sapporo Worlds 07
We reported in a separate article that the need to adjust for time differences may make the Norwegian cross-country skie...
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29. June 2006

Aukland Wins XC Skate Test in Norway
Anders Aukland won a 8 kilometers uphill skate roller ski event in Oslo today on the time 25.44. Tord Gjerdalen followed...
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30. June 2006

Roller Ski Notes
Communiqué de presse - Press Release ODLO ROLLERSKI TOUR 2006 English version follows FRA - Tand...
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30. June 2006

ISU News 300606
June 26-30, 2006 The International Skating Union’s 51st Ordinary Congress concluded on 30 June in Budapest (Hungary) i...
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30. June 2006

Can. XC Notes, On Snow in California
Haywood Report: California Dreaming By: Drew Goldsack Editor’s note: this story from www.cccski.com. The Haywoo...
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30. June 2006

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