Other News & Events

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CCAK Junior Ski Championship Results & Photos
Dec 31, 1969 -
Thanks to Salcha Ski Club for bringing back this wonderful annual event for our young skiers. We are already looking forward to next year's event, so if your local club is interested in hosting please contact CCAK.

Skis Stolen From FXC Wax Trailer
Dec 31, 1969 -
On Feb 22 at Birch Hill the Goldstream Sports/FXC wax trailer was broken into and 5 pairs of test skis were stolen, along with a Swix Krystal Line wax bag with assorted kick waxes in it.

CCAK Junior Ski Championships March 10&11, 2007
Dec 31, 1969 -
Cross Country Alaska is pleased to announce the 2007 CCAK Junior Ski Championships. Hosted by the Salcha Ski Club on the Darrell L. Coe Salcha Nordic Racing Trails – Adjacent to Salcha Elem. School o March 10th and 11th. NOTE: Coaches meeting will be S

Kikkan Randall Sprints to First U.S. Women's Podium
Dec 31, 1969 -
RYBINSK, Russia (Jan. 21) - Kikkan Randall made history today, capturing the first ever US Women’s World Cup Podium in Rybinsk, Russia in a 1.2 km Freestyle sprint race, finishing in 3rd place.

Elizabeth Habermann Qualifies For World Junior Team
Dec 31, 1969 -
Alaska also had five girls and three boys pre-qualify for Junior Nationals based on their results at US Nationals in Houghton, MI.

UAF Wins Shortened Alaska Nordic Cup
Dec 31, 1969 -
The Alaska Nanooks were declared victors Sunday in the Alaska Nordic Cup. But they didn’t win the way they would have liked.

Many High Schools Looking For XC Ski Coaches
Dec 31, 1969 -
Many schools are scrambling to find coaches for this year. Here are some openings we know about.

Rollerski Race Held On New Trail At Kincaid
Dec 31, 1969 - adn.com
Roller skiing in Anchorage is almost always a training technique for nordic skiers, but on Wednesday night it grabbed the spotlight.

Kikkan Randall and Tazlina Mannix Named To U.S. Cross Country Ski Team
Dec 31, 1969 - FasterSkier.com
U.S. Nordic Director Luke Bodensteiner said the Ski Team - the largest since 11 athletes were named for the 1998 Olympic season - also includes seven other 2006 Olympians. There are seven men and seven women on the squad.

Rollerskiers Race In Midtown Anchorage
Dec 31, 1969 -
t was a rainy Friday night in Anchorage, but that didn't stop some hardy cross country skiers from showing up for a rollerski sprint race. Eleven racers participated in the event, which took place around an 800-meter paved loop in the Cuddy Family Park in

On-Snow Training Camps This Summer on Eagle Glacier
Dec 31, 1969 -
Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center is hosting summer training camps at the Thomas Training Center on Eagle Glacier. The APUNSC staff will run Three summer camps at the Thomas Training Center that are open for developing cross country skiers.

Two Junior Camps Hosted By APUNSC
Dec 31, 1969 -
This summer APU Nordic Ski Center is offering a series of Junior Ski camps to prepare our skiers to meet their goals. Open to all junior skiers.

Top Alaskan Skiers Participate In US Ski Team Sport Science Camp
Dec 31, 1969 - FasterSkier.com
"Holiday? No way," said two-time Olympian Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK). "The purpose of this camp was to come in, do some testing, do some team building and it's been great!"

Fairbanks Hires Peter Leonard As Head Junior Coach
Dec 31, 1969 -
The Nordic Ski Club Fairbanks has inaugurated a year round training program for juniors with the hiring of Peter Leonard as Head Coach of Fairbanks Cross Country (FXC).

Randall 5th for Historic World Cup Finish
Dec 31, 1969 -
Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK), who produced the alltime best U.S. women’s Olympic finish when she was ninth in the sprint two weeks ago in Italy, turned-in the best alltime U.S. women’s World Cup result Tuesday night, finishing fifth in a 750-meter sprin

Gillis top American skier in Vasaloppet
Dec 31, 1969 - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Staff report
Anders Gillis was a last-second replacement in the world's largest cross country ski race, but that didn't stop the former West Valley skier from a great performance.

Register For the Tour Of Anchorage
Dec 31, 1969 -
Registration for the Tour Of Anchorage is now online.Click here to register now.

Freeman and Randall Win Again In Anchorage
Dec 31, 1969 -
It was the same two names on the top of the results list again today, as Kris Freeman and Kikkan Randall once again tamed a grueling course. This time in a free technique, individual start event.

Kris Freeman, Kikkan Randall Outsprint The Field Again
Dec 31, 1969 -
Kris Freeman and Kikkan Randall are now two for two in Sprint races this year. Both skiers repeated their Fairbanks wins today in Anchorage.

Kris Freeman, Kikkan Randall Win Fairbanks SuperTour Sprint
Dec 31, 1969 -
In a race that saw the two US Ski Team favorites, Andrew Newell and Torin Koos go out in the Quarterfinals, Kris Freeman picked up his second victory in two days.

Huge Wins For Kris Freeman and Beckie Scott in Fairbanks SuperTour
Dec 31, 1969 -
Beckie Scott and Kris Freeman absolutely devastated the competition in Fairbanks, AK where the majority of North America's best racers took part in the season-opening SuperTour pursuit races today.