Alps last obstacle for Froome on Tour de France

...almond cake named after bandits.The 195-kilometer (121-mile) trek to the Plateau de Beille, which draws cross-country skiers when it snows, took the Tour up four increasingly high ascents, 53 kilometers (33 miles) in total.Rodriguez...
Celebrating self-esteem through running

...from my coach believing in me I believed in myself and I pushed myself much further and was able to become a great cross country skier. I see a lot of that here; the girls just flourish in this program. Sometimes when they come in they are really...
Juneau Nordic Ski Team competes with state's best at Besh Cup can feed into college and/or national racing and move up from there."There is not a perfect age to be a cross country skier," Caterinichio said. "It is an endurance sport, much like running, as you age you get better. You build on...
Skijoring: Winter fun with your dog

SPOKANE, Wash. - Cross-country skiers are harnessing their dogs' pent-up winter enthusiasm in a fast-growing sport that's finding a niche in the Inland Northwest...
My Turn: Standing united against domestic violence, child abuse

...Scott Gomez, NHL player; Trajan Langdon, former professional basketball player; Kikkan Randall, Olympic cross-country skier; Ma'o Tosi, former NFL player; Aliy Zirkle, Iditarod musher.Although it is cliche, the phrase "behind...
Alaska writer historian Roppel dies at 76

...roads around Southeast Alaska. She loved to explore old cannery sites that she had researched. She was an avid cross-country skier, pond ice skater and outdoors woman," her obituary says.Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Frank...
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Nordic ski team ends season with awards

...that of 100 days of skiing this season, 90 day's found the crew outside working to the advantage of all Juneau cross country skiers.Race season Organizers and SAGA camp organizers and Timers: Larry West, Margie Hamburger, Tony Newman, Jeff...
Juneau runners cruise through White Mountains endurance race

...began again."Nagel's skiing friend Emily Schwing, from Fairbanks, had to scratch, as did another female cross-country skier.After the additional rest at the Wind Gap checkpoint Nagel took his next break after four-and-a-half hours...
Randall gets her big chance in women's sprint

...enough. Twelve years after making her Olympic debut, her big chance at a medal has finally arrived.The American cross-country skier is one of the gold-medal favorites in the women's individual sprint on Tuesday, a status she never had at...
Photo: Tree full of prickles

...approximately 25 mile Glacier Highway, just after crossing the Herbert River. In the winter, walkers, joggers and cross country skiers most often use this 8-mile round trip trail.


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