Visma Ski Classics – Aukland wants longer races in the VSC, but including both marathon and ultra-distances is the way to go

Visma Ski Classics op-ed on ultra distances and traditional marathon loppet races.

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The Subaru Factory Team

Part 2 of our Visma Ski Classics special. We talk about the importance of developing a top to bottom, cradle to the grave, community based ski club which is anchored by a loppet/Visma Ski Classics team. Why the support of such a team (Visma Ski Classics) is vital to the overall health of skiing in the US.

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Would having a Visma Ski Classics team in the US improve the overall health of the sport in the country?

Part 1 of 3 – Visma Ski Classics Special: The state of marathon racing in the US, its relationship to club/community based ski programs, and how both affect you ……and Jessie Diggins. “My vision was to have a high-level program that was community-based, that the community supported and was behind and felt part of. I […]

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Cross Country Collections:

Elijah De La Cerda I said, “Mom, what if I don’t win?” She just looked at me, shrugged, and said “As long as you try your hardest it’s ok.” Ever heard a coach, scout, or sports writer say, “You’ll want to keep your eyes on this kid,” before? It seems like we hear those words […]

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Cross Country Collections

Sederquist and Sathre – Part 3: The meaning of running We left this story full of optimism. Both of our main characters, their shared vision of maximizing their running potential, shooting for the stars and hoping they at least land on the moon, striving for a Dick Beardsley-esque 2:09 marathon out-of-nowhere race, coupled with a […]

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Cross Country Collections

Q&A with Glen Ellingson “Early on I didn’t compare myself to others, I just put my head down, grinded every day, and tried to be the best I could be.” – Glen Ellingson One could argue that Glen Ellingson is the most successful distance runner to come out of Moorhead High School in Moorhead, MN. […]

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