News Archive; July 2008


Kuitunen and Bauer Win on Snow, Roenning Takes Win on Roller Ski
Virpi Kuitunen won a 9k classic summer ski event (on snow)in Norway this weekend. Marte Kristoffersen followed 1:12 beh...
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01. July 2008

Pikl Takes Lead in Summer COC
There were COC ski jumping events held this weekend in Slovenia. Below are the results for all 3 events with some commen...
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07. July 2008

XC Championships Set For Anchorage
PARK CITY, Utah (July 7) - Anchorage, one of the leading cross country ski markets in America, will host the ConocoPhill...
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07. July 2008

Eilifsen, Svendsen Strong in Uphill Cycling
Some of the leading Norwegian winter sport athletes took part in a 10k uphill cycling event this weekend. Both xc ski...
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08. July 2008

Glagow and Birnbacher Win Summer Biathlon in Germany
Please view results from biathlon events in Germany this last weekend on the link below. We do not know the exact for...
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08. July 2008

WORLD CUP CHAMPION THOMAS GRANDI RETURNS TO CANADIAN SKI TEAM
As Olympics loom, Grandi leaves Alberta Alpine in its strongest position ever CALGARY, AB (July 10th, 2008) – Canada...
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10. July 2008

US Ski Notes 110708
HELP YOUR FAVORITE ATHLETE WIN A 2008 ESPY AWARD Alpine World Cup overall champion Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) is up for th...
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11. July 2008

Roenning Strong in Uphill Run, Northug Mediocre
Please view results below from an 5,9k uphill run in Leksvik (Trondelag), Norway, this weekend. Total climb was 330 mete...
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13. July 2008

09 XC World Cup Final Expands into Mini Tour
The cross-country world continues to expand and the 2009 season will see at last 3 major periods/events, The Tour de Ski...
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16. July 2008

KEN READ STEPS DOWN AS CEO OF ALPINE CANADA ALPIN
CALGARY, AB (July 16th, 2008) – Ken Read announced today he will step down as Chief Executive Officer of Alpine Canada A...
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16. July 2008

Ahonen bids farewell
Some 11’000 fans wished farewell to Janne Ahonen in his home town of Lahti (FIN) last Thursday. The 15-strong starting f...
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16. July 2008

Race for 2018 begins
With 22 days until the start of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Summer Games on 8th August 2008 and 576 days until the 2010 Gam...
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16. July 2008

Norwegian XC Notes 210708
The Aukland brothers, Jens Are Svarteldal and their private team held an event termed ski idol this last weekend. Aft...
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21. July 2008

FIS Grand Prix Ski Jumping 2008 starts in Hinterzarten
Oberhofen, 21st July, 2008/ -- The 15th edition of the FIS Grand Prix Ski Jumping will begin next Saturday, July 26th 20...
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21. July 2008

Gjerdalen with Personal Best in Test
Tord Gjerdalen, Norway’s up and coming and also their best overall male cross-country skier last season, did his best ev...
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22. July 2008

Norway with Best Team for 08 Summer GP
The FIS summer GP in ski jumping will start this weekend in Hinterzarten and Norway has picked their presumed best team ...
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23. July 2008

Russia Lead France, Norway in Biathlon Relay in Norway
Results from a biathlon relay on roller ski in Sandnes, Norway, on Friday: Each skier did 3 legs of 650 meters with 2...
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25. July 2008

Pettersen Wins Roller Ski Event in Norway
There were cross-country skate roller ski events in Sandnes, Norway, on Friday. The men skied around laps 20 laps of ...
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25. July 2008

Bjoergen Wins Roller Ski Event in Sandnes
There were cross-country skate roller ski events in Sandnes, Norway, on Friday. These are the results from the 8k for...
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25. July 2008

Randall Pushes Limits on a Glacier
ANCHORAGE (July 25) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK) just wrapped up a session of training with the Alaska Pacific Unive...
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26. July 2008

Bjoergen Wins Roller Ski Event in Sandnes
There were roller ski skate events in Sandnes, Norway, on Saturday: We have experienced problems to access as domains...
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29. July 2008

Boerre Naess Wins Roller Ski Skate in Sandnes, Norway
There were roller ski skate events in Sandnes, Norway, on Saturday: We have experienced problems to access as domains...
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29. July 2008

2009 Nordic Combined Team Named
PARK CITY, Utah (July 30) - Twelve men, including Billy Demong (Vermontville, NY), who finished third in the 2008 World ...
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31. July 2008

2009 U.S. Ski Jumping Team Named
PARK CITY, Utah (July 30) - Seven jumpers, including team veterans Lindsey Van, Jessica Jerome and Avery Ardovino (all P...
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31. July 2008

Sunny start for FIS Grand Prix Ski Jumping
The 15th edition of the FIS Grand Prix Ski Jumping kicked off last weekend together with the Grand Prix in Nordic Combin...
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31. July 2008

Successful first Nordic Combined test events
The first test events with a new Nordic Combined format took place successfully on 25th- 26th July in Hinterzarten and o...
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31. July 2008

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