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FasterSkier All Things Nordic

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  • Nordic Nation: World Cup Preview with Devon Kershaw

    Nordic Nation: World Cup Preview with Devon Kershaw

    28/11/2019 Duración: 33min

      Devon Kershaw, for many years, was a go-to on the World Cup for Canada. He won a gold medal at the 2011 World Championship in the team sprint with Alex Harvey and finished second in the World Cup overall in 2012. He is accomplished. He is also a student of the sport. That was evident […] The post Nordic Nation: World Cup Preview with Devon Kershaw appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The New Coach Episode with Sweden’s Ida Ingemarsdotter

    Nordic Nation: The New Coach Episode with Sweden’s Ida Ingemarsdotter

    22/11/2019 Duración: 26min

    In this episode, we speak with now-retired Swedish skier Ida Ingemarsdotter. The thirty-four-year-old Ingemarsdotter became the head coach for the Swedish national development team this fall. She’ll be leading a crew of U23 and U20 skiers as they hope to transition to the senior national team.  For many years, Imgemarsdotter was a Swedish World Cup […] The post Nordic Nation: The New Coach Episode with Sweden’s Ida Ingemarsdotter appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Hard Work Pays off Episode with Rosie Brennan

    Nordic Nation: The Hard Work Pays off Episode with Rosie Brennan

    15/11/2019 Duración: 27min

    Back in 2015, prior to her first go at a World Championships, Rosie Brennan was asked this: What’s your biggest motivation while racing?.  “I am most motivated by wanting to show that my hard work was worth it, that I did everything I could to go as fast as I could,” Brennan replied at the […] The post Nordic Nation: The Hard Work Pays off Episode with Rosie Brennan appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation Audio Short: Max Cobb and the Extraordinary IBU Congress

    Nordic Nation Audio Short: Max Cobb and the Extraordinary IBU Congress

    08/11/2019 Duración: 14min

    In this episode, we connect with Max Cobb, the CEO of U.S. Biathlon. He also sits on the International Biathlon Union’s (IBU) Executive Board. When we spoke, he had just returned from the IBU’s “historic” Extraordinary Congress which took place from October 18th-20th, in Munich. The IBU has been rocked in the recent past by […] The post Nordic Nation Audio Short: Max Cobb and the Extraordinary IBU Congress appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: Vegard Ulvang and the Will to Lead

    Nordic Nation: Vegard Ulvang and the Will to Lead

    01/11/2019 Duración: 58min

    Vegard Ulvang at fifty six years old remains an icon in Norway. With Olympic and Championship medals, a World Cup Overall title in 1990, he’s in the lineage of Norwegian skiing royalty. Away from the tracks, Ulvang began and then sold a profitable clothing company. He fills his time making documentaries and television features. He […] The post Nordic Nation: Vegard Ulvang and the Will to Lead appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: Troy Taylor and the Science of Sport at US Ski  Snowboard

    Nordic Nation: Troy Taylor and the Science of Sport at US Ski & Snowboard

    06/08/2019 Duración: 41min

    As the Northern Hemisphere slowly tilts towards shorter days and colder temps … and hopefully snow… we spoke with Troy Taylor at U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Taylor’s official title is that of High Performace Director. What that means is he helps coordinate the multiple moving parts involving sport science for the portfolio of teams at […] The post Nordic Nation: Troy Taylor and the Science of Sport at US Ski & Snowboard appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: Finding Balance with Maddie Phaneuf

    Nordic Nation: Finding Balance with Maddie Phaneuf

    26/06/2019 Duración: 43min

      On May 26, Maddie Phaneuf wrote a crisp and revealing blog post about her struggle with mental health issues after the 2018 Olympics. The blog post was titled Invisible Battles, and like many who suffer from a mental health crisis, her struggle was real but often difficult to discuss candidly. Phaneuf does a great […] The post Nordic Nation: Finding Balance with Maddie Phaneuf appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: Real Life with Kelsey Phinney

    Nordic Nation: Real Life with Kelsey Phinney

    29/05/2019 Duración: 47min

    Kelsey Phinney brings to the sport of cross-country skiing a big-world view as she has rolled with challenges and fine-tuned her athletic performances. First things first: Phinney has become a voice for Parkinson’s Disease advocacy and education. She produced this great podcast episode for the Davis Phinney Foundation titled The Neuroscience of Parkinson’s — it’s […] The post Nordic Nation: Real Life with Kelsey Phinney appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Steady State Episode with Kevin Bolger

    Nordic Nation: The Steady State Episode with Kevin Bolger

    14/05/2019 Duración: 39min

    “Everyday has been a new adventure,” were the words from the U.S. Ski Team’s (USST) Kevin Bolger as he summarized his first full-time season on the World Cup. At twenty-six-years-old, Bolger is a relatively new face on the team’s evolving crop of sprint skiers. He was re-nominated to the USST for a second consecutive year this […] The post Nordic Nation: The Steady State Episode with Kevin Bolger appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Proudly Alaskan Episode with Reese Hanneman

    Nordic Nation: The Proudly Alaskan Episode with Reese Hanneman

    19/04/2019 Duración: 38min

    He is proudly Alaskan and has resisted the temptation over the years to migrate elsewhere. We are talking about twenty-nine-year-old Reese Hanneman who has in fact migrated from his hometown of Fairbanks to the more southern maritime climate of Anchorage, Alaska. chantix side effects So the question has been, is Reese Hanneman retired? After many years […] The post Nordic Nation: The Proudly Alaskan Episode with Reese Hanneman appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: Estonia’s Karel Tammjärv

    Nordic Nation: Estonia’s Karel Tammjärv

    06/03/2019 Duración: 01h04min

    In this episode, we speak with Estonian athlete Karel Tammjärv. If you are unfamiliar with the latest news, Tammjärve was arrested last week in Seefeld, Austria as part of an investigation into doping. FasterSkier first contacted Tammjärv yesterday and in a quick turn of events, Tammjärv offered us an interview this morning. Although the interview was conducted on short […] The post Nordic Nation: Estonia’s Karel Tammjärv appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Wellness Episode with the U.S. Ski Team’s Zuzana Rogers

    Nordic Nation: The Wellness Episode with the U.S. Ski Team’s Zuzana Rogers

    25/02/2019 Duración: 25min

    In this episode, we talk with Zuzana Rogers an Anchorage, Alaska based physical therapist who can often be found working with elite cross country skiers from APU and the U.S. Ski Team. We spoke with Rogers on February 19th when she was finishing up a pre-World Championships high altitude camp with the distance skiers in […] The post Nordic Nation: The Wellness Episode with the U.S. Ski Team’s Zuzana Rogers appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Birkie Episode with Caitlin Gregg and Akeo Maifeld-Carucci

    Nordic Nation: The Birkie Episode with Caitlin Gregg and Akeo Maifeld-Carucci

    22/02/2019 Duración: 26min

    FasterSkier’s American Birkebeiner coverage is made possible through the generous support of New Moon Ski & Bike in Hayward, Wisconsin. While you are at the Birkie be sure to visit New Moon Ski & Bike for all your local expertise. In this quick-hit Nordic Nation episode, we speak with five-time American Birkebeiner winner Caitlin Gregg from […] The post Nordic Nation: The Birkie Episode with Caitlin Gregg and Akeo Maifeld-Carucci appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Finding Your Voice Episode with Sweden’s Sebastian Samuelsson

    Nordic Nation: The Finding Your Voice Episode with Sweden’s Sebastian Samuelsson

    11/02/2019 Duración: 27min

    Putting yourself in another’s shoes – or ski-boots —  is an age-old tenant. But it would be truly hard to imagine being twenty-one years old and thrust into the biathlon world spotlight. At least year’s Olympics in PyeongChang, Swedish biathlete Sabastian Samuelsson literally arrived on the scene in his canary yellow race suit — he […] The post Nordic Nation: The Finding Your Voice Episode with Sweden’s Sebastian Samuelsson appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Calling it as He Sees it Episode with Chad Salmela

    Nordic Nation: The Calling it as He Sees it Episode with Chad Salmela

    26/11/2018 Duración: 34min

    Long before the “Here comes Diggins” call by 47-year-old Chad Salmela at this season’s Olympics, he was already known throughout the ski world as an athlete and sports commentator. Let’s just say since the now famous call, Salmela’s announcing talents have become more well known. In what now may be considered his spare time, Salmela […] The post Nordic Nation: The Calling it as He Sees it Episode with Chad Salmela appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Recovery Episode with Tad Elliott

    Nordic Nation: The Recovery Episode with Tad Elliott

    02/11/2018 Duración: 33min

    Back in January 2016, Tad Elliott emerged back onto the national championship scene with a win in the men’s 30-kilometer freestyle mass start at U.S. Nationals in Houghton, Mich. It had been some time since the skier originally from Durango, Colorado had felt unleashed from the grips of the energy-sapping Epstein-Barr virus. Elliott went on […] The post Nordic Nation: The Recovery Episode with Tad Elliott appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: Andy Newell in Transition

    Nordic Nation: Andy Newell in Transition

    19/10/2018 Duración: 28min

    FasterSkier caught up with former, yes former U.S. Ski Team member Andy Newell on October, 8 in Park City, Utah. Newell was in Utah assisting with the latest NEG camp and training with his old cohort when time permitted. No longer a staple of the national team, the 34-year-old Newell has partially turned over a […] The post Nordic Nation: Andy Newell in Transition appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: Sylvan Ellefson Gives Back, The ‘Mountain Child’ Episode

    Nordic Nation: Sylvan Ellefson Gives Back, The ‘Mountain Child’ Episode

    04/10/2018 Duración: 38min

    From 2011 to 2014, Sylvan Ellefson, based out of Edwards, Colorado, was on a roar. SuperTour wins, World Cup starts, and a 30-kilometer skate national championship in 2014. Now, at 31 years old, it seems the skier who began his ascent in the sport during high school would rather focus on being a husband, father, brother, and […] The post Nordic Nation: Sylvan Ellefson Gives Back, The ‘Mountain Child’ Episode appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: All Criteria Considered with Grover and Kaeding

    Nordic Nation: All Criteria Considered with Grover and Kaeding

    27/09/2018 Duración: 01h19min

    In late August, U.S. Ski Team (USST) Head Coach Chris Grover broke his own news, releasing three new sets of criteria on behalf of U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the national governing body for cross-country skiing. The three separate documents discussed by Grover and linked in his blog disclosed the selection criteria for World Cup and […] The post Nordic Nation: All Criteria Considered with Grover and Kaeding appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

  • Nordic Nation: The Patrick O’Brien (Patty O’) Epsiode

    Nordic Nation: The Patrick O’Brien (Patty O’) Epsiode

    14/09/2018 Duración: 40min

    He’s another skier who bleeds maple syrup. Raised in Putney, Vermont. Skied at the Statton Mountain School (SMS), Dartmouth, and post-collegiately with the Craftsbury Green Racing Project — take a breath — and yes, still in Vermont as the SMS T2 Team head coach is Pat O’Brien. Thirty years old this summer, O’Brien has been […] The post Nordic Nation: The Patrick O’Brien (Patty O’) Epsiode appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

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