Sucky final sprint at Munich
I just finished watching the mens and womens sprints inside the Olympic Munich Stadium on P2P streaming. The womens final was pretty exciting with Marit Bjorgen coming from behind to grab...

Mt Shasta Nordic Now Open
Northern California's Mt Shasta Nordic opened this weekend with a reported 34" snowpack. Today was a blue sky Blue Extra/Super Blue day in the morning before we changed to skate skis for th...

Biathlon kills

Trip report - Garnet Hill (Adirondacks) - 29 Dec 2006
Yesterday I skied at the Garnet Hill Lodge cross-country ski area in North River, in the Adirondack region of New York state. Conditions were generally fair. Some trails were a little on...

MN's Sucky Season
If I see motorcycles on the roads, that's a good sign that the xc skiing is bad. We've been seeing a lot of motorcycles out during that past few weeks. I think there's a real worr...

Pole length consideration for Swedish Vasaloppet
Since the Vasaloppet in Sweden is supposed to be a double polling fest, do people use longer than, their regular length classic, poles for the event? I'm thinking of using something between...

Winter Triathlon
5430 Sports in Boulder is promoting two winter triathlons (run-bike-ski: One will be the practice race on Jan. 14. The other is the "real thing" on F...

Hurricane Start
If you want to see something different go to to see a video of a recent "hurricane start" in the cross country portion of a Nordic Combined race. Has anyone ever heard of...

Chama Chili Ski Classic
Please join us for the 34th annual Chama Chili Ski Classic over President's Day Weekend (February 18), in the beautiful Chama Valley, NM. A classic 5K and 10K ski event for all ages and ab...

top of the line SWIX poles: what's the big deal?
I've always been an Exel person. But since the straps on my 2000 Exel Avantis are almost destroyed, and I can't locate a replacement in the US, I got myself a pair of Swix CT1 (the blue ones...

another B.C. snow/ski question
Since I am thinking of flying into Spokane around Jan 1.....another option would be driving up to Black Jack ski area in Rossland and combine that with Castlegar (Paulson) trails and even ...

any reports on the Methow Valley or Silver Star areas?
Thinking of either the Methow Valley of WA.....or the Vernon B.C. area (Silver Star, Sovereign Lake) around Jan. 1. Any reports? Mark

help video
hallo i have need of help. Ilooking for the video of 4x10 men cross country Olimpic games Salt Lake 2002, someone can help me? thanks

Anybody done the Norwegian Birkie?
Hi all, I have planned a trip to Norway in March for the "real" Birkebeiner. I have everything planned and arrangements have all been made and I am learning Norwegian, but I don't know...

Video Lillehammer '94 - 4x10km relay
Hello everyone! I'm new to bittorrent and I don't know if this works, but I'm seeding a 1h30m file of the olympic relay in Lillehammer '94. Can you say me if this works? (I'll not ...

First day on snow!
Hi All, I lucked out again this year. The first day that was too sketchy to ride my bike is also the first day that skiing is possible. It's only a short loop with fake snow...

Royal Gorge ?
I will be driving to Sacremento on Christmas eve and was hoping to stop somewhere to ski a few hours before dropping into the valley. How are the conditions at Royal Gorge or Tahoe-Donne...

live TV seeding
anyone know of a software that will enable live seeding of TV? assuming you have a TV-tuner card in your PC or some other video grabber. TvKoo was something like this but I only s...

I just started trying to do some sort of jump skate. Does someone have some stories about learning it or using it? Is there link to a video clip of somebody doing it? Or a web page th...

Who's hurt worse in low-snow: XC or alpine?
That's my question! I was thinking/hoping that in low-snow years (centuries) that XC might come out on top. You might not want to travel far if snow is sketchy but just grab'n'go ...

Carbon Ski Pole Repair
Do you have a broken racing pole that is out of warranty? I use hig tensile carbon fiber and a pressurized heat cure to repair. Race grad repair typically adds less than 1oz to the or...

Wood skis from Sweden
Some traditionalists may be interested in these birch skis made in Sweden. Also their "EPOK" binding can be used with normal hiking boots. In English even! : http://www.tegs...

Velonews article on skiing

Charity Backcountry Events
SKI WITH THE NORTH FACE AND WARREN MILLER ATHLETES - COMING TOGETHER TO CHANGE LIVES 5 Backcountry Locations, 50 Participants, 2 Million Vertical Feet...Countless Lives Changed! <...

Hi All, I have been grumpily reading posts here for the last month or so wonder, when is it going to be my turn to ski?!!? We have had a warm fall, with lots of rain, but no cold ...

Northug does it again
this weekend biggest moment on telly was Petter Northug once again beating Tobias Angerer at the finishline. Just like Petter did in Falun last season. Maybe it's all on MPEG soon. ...

Usenet vs PHP forum
Did I missed something about PHP forums ? I just don't see why they are so trendy. Browsing a single thread take an enormous amount of time. Many pages, not much real stuff ...

RC-11 Multi
What's the latest on the care and speeding of the Atomic RC-11 Multi? Ken Schoville Hazelhurst, WI

Conditions at Mt. St. Anne
No snow in Stowe, so thinking of going up to Mt. St. Anne tomorrow. Wondering if anyone has any report on the conditions? Hear they have about 40 to 45 k. but just trying to get a first hand...

classic rollerski abuse
these look like classic v2 rollerksis to me.

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