Ski Jumping

6 Breathtaking Zaha Hadid Designs in Faraway Places

During her lifetime, if Zaha Hadid had been invited to play a game of truth or dare, it’s likely she would have chosen “dare”—and with gusto. The …

Zaha Hadid

Would You Run 400 Meters Up A Ski Jump?

Park City’s Red Bull 400 is a true uphill battle to the finish.Read the full article at Would You Run 400 Meters Up A Ski Jump? on Women's Running.

Nordic Skiing

CUTENESS OVERLOAD: 2 sea otters hold hands at the Vancouver Aquarium

It’s the cutest video of two sea otters you may ever see.<p>Tanu and Katmai are the two eldest sea otters that live at Vancouver Aquarium, and were …

Peace Arch

Politics Briefing: Saying hello to Canada’s new House

<b>Good morning,</b><p>Walking into the new House of Commons chamber feels like you’re stepping outside. The green carpet, the dappled natural light and the wooden structures all contribute to a feeling of being in nature. That, the architects say, was the point: to evoke the natural landscape in a way that …


Jumpers of Poland and Japan the best in training

Time for a premiere this weekend: For the first time ever a Ski Jumping FIS Grand Prix is held in Rasnov, Rumania. Because only 41 athletes took the …

Nordic Skiing

Proposal to use Whistler for ski jumping in 2026 Olympics hits anti-B.C. sentiment in Calgary

An International Olympic Committee official once said the commute from Vancouver to Whistler for the 2010 Winter Games was “too far.”Now, the IOC …


Chris Porter picks his ultimate bike stable - MBR

This month's 3-bike garage<p>Three bike garage. This is where our favourite people pick their ultimate bike stable. This month’s are chosen by Chris …

Mountain Biking

Red Bull plans 10-mile portage race combining paddling, running along Mpls. Chain of Lakes

Competitors will also have their navigational smarts challenged along the way.


Britain's biggest warship had to deal with Hurricane Florence on its way to train with F-35 jets for the first time

• <b>High winds and waves from Hurricane Florence buffered and delayed Britain's largest warship on its journey up the US east coast to train with F35 jets for the first time.</b>• <b><br>It reached Mayport, Florida, on September 5, before making the journey up the east coast to Naval Station Norfolk, arriving late</b> …


Florida Man tour takes to the streets of Tampa

TAMPA — Dressed in a tie, a straw fedora and linen pants, Eric Hughes guided a dozen people along the RiverWalk and downtown sidewalks.<p>The librarian, …


Fashionably late, Queen Elizabeth arrives in Norfolk

The Queen has arrived, wearing gray and toting a ski jump.<p>The British aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth slipped into Naval Station Norfolk on …

Queen Elizabeth II

Hans Ostler passed away at age 93

The international Ski Jumping community, first and foremost the Skiclub Partenkirchen and the partner clubs of the 4-Hills-Tournament, are mourning …

Nordic Skiing

Brown, Geraghty-Moats Win 2018 Climb To The Castle; Doubleday Race Format Unveiled

Jake Brown (Craftsbury Green Racing Project/US Biathlon) racing to a sizable win at the 2018 Climb to the Castle on Saturday, Sept. 15 in Wilmington, …

Cross-country Skiing

Unforgettable Things To Do In Lake Placid

All The Best Things To Do In Lake Placid On A Family Vacation<p>During our family road trip through the Adirondacks, we took in a lot of what this …


Yahin and Nadymova took Russian summer titles - FIS-SKI

After the stage of the Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix, now the Russian Nordic Combined skiers had a big weekend in Chaikovskiy. True to their role as …

Nordic Combined

In Cambodia, Dams Pose a Looming Threat to the Resurging River Tern

It’s an early morning in March and the birds are gathering on a slip of sandbar in the middle of Cambodia’s Mekong River. Their timing is perfect: A …


How the numbers add up for Calgary’s 2026 Winter Olympics bid

They don’t agree on hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics or what effect it would have on the local economy. But the rival factions in Calgary’s bid for its second Winter Games in 38 years can agree on one point: $5.23-billion will not be the final cost.<p>Yes Calgary, which is promoting a bid in the …

Canadian News

Why Calgary could go for gold in an Olympic bid

As Olympic proposals go, the plan unveiled this week by the Calgary 2026 committee could generously be described as prudent and responsible. Boring and utterly lacking in ambition might be terms others would use.<p>That, of course, is the thing about these bids: They are all in the eye of the …

Nordic Skiing

SkiTrax Announced as Presenting Media Sponsor of the NENSA Bag Balm Rollerski Race Series

September 14, 2018 (New Gloucester, Maine) – NENSA is pleased to announce that SkiTrax, North America’s largest Nordic Ski Magazine, is joining on as …

Nordic Skiing

Austria: Mountain Biking in Montafon

<b>Mountain Biking with a Zing and a Zip</b> in Vorarlberg, Montafon, Austria<p>By Max Hartshorne <br> Editor<p>Bicycle enthusiasts around these parts may …

Mountain Biking

Big Brother: Where are the past winners now?

Winning Big Brother is no easy feat and you only have to watch the show to know why.<p>Under the scrutiny of the public eye many have crumbled, ruined …

Reality TV

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 13

<b>NOT IMPRESSED</b><br>So a coat of paint and some temporary seats for McMahon? A 5,000-seat arena for amateur sport? Marquee events held in Edmonton and …

North America

The Best Trail Running Destinations in America

Reason number one to travel for trail running: Packing is easy. Bring a good pair of sneakers, some shorts, and a shirt, and you’re good to go. Plus, you’ll get to see a ton of scenery a new place while still traveling on foot. From lake views to high-desert mesas to mountain-climbing singletrack, …


Scott Stinson: Even with plan for off-the-rack Olympics, Calgary’s billions may not be worth month of good times

The Pyeongchang 2018 Organizing Committee issued a statement last week declaring that “legacy plans are underway” with respect to three of its most …


Lake Placid Doubleday & NYSEF Climb to the Castle Team Up – Rollerski Race Weekend Sept. 15-16

September 11, 2018 (Lake Placid, New York) – The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF), the New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) and the …

Nordic Skiing

Calgary 2026 says price tag of Winter Games would be $5.23 billion

A draft plan for Calgary to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games states the total cost will be approximately $5.23 billion.

City Politics

Dylan Bowman on the Three Words That Fuel His Running Career |

Head to Dylan Bowman’s bio on his website, and you’ll discover his self-written life story is three words long: I like exercising. That’s it. Simple, …

Nordic Skiing

Kevin Maltsev Estonian champion - FIS-SKI

The Estonian National Ski Jumping Championships for men and ladies were held last on the HS 100 normal hill in Otepaeae last weekend.<p>In the men's …

Nordic Skiing

Nick Fairall: From Ski Jumping to Water Skiing - FIS-SKI

Three and a half years after his fateful crash in the final event of the Four-Hills-Tournament in Bischofshofen, US American Nick Fairall is now …


Mika Kojonkoski helps Chinese Ski Jumping - FIS-SKI

Mika Kojonkoski, former head coach in Finland, Norway, and Austria and current chairman of the FIS Ski Jumping committee, shall help China to have a …

Nordic Skiing