Dec 1-7 News Shorts: US Skimo Team qualifiers, Vert180 in Canada, Bernier’s big November, Jornet readying for Aconcagua

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With a new season under way, we are going to continue the weekly roundups that you got used to last winter but we are going away from the "Skimo … [Read more...]

2014 SkiMo Racing Videos: Pierra Menta, Tour du Rutor, Wasatch Powder Keg, Grand Traverse, Sella Ronda, World Cup

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Around this time every year I spend some time on YouTube searching for the best videos and short films from the world's skimo races. Since the skimo … [Read more...]

Listen up: Interview with Melanie Bernier on CBC Radio!

Melanie on the World Cup podium (right side) after placing 3rd in a sprint in Feb 2014.

Here you can listen to Melanie Bernier's five minute telephone interview on Canada's main station - the CBC Radio - from this morning. This is another … [Read more...]

Feb 8-9 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup

Melanie on the World Cup podium (right side) after placing 3rd in a sprint in Feb 2014.

World Cup Big, big congrats goes to Melanie Bernier (CAN) for her bronze medal from the skimo World Cup Pitturina Ski Race which is the first ever … [Read more...]

World Cup skimo racing tour 2014: Recap from Melanie Bernier

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The following is a recap of the first 3 weeks from Melanie's trip to Europe in pursuit of further progress that keeps nudging her ever closer to a … [Read more...]

Feb 1-2 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup and Upcoming Races

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WORLD CUP A quiet weekend to report on in the skimo race world with the Pitturina World Cup being postponed due to too much snow! I feel terrible for … [Read more...]

Jan 25-26 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup: World and North America

Jerimy Arnold en route to win Berkshire East. Photo: Steve Sauve

WORLD CUP World Cup racing action moved to Courchevel France last Saturday. The weekend began with a 1,700m vertical ascent individual race … [Read more...]

Jan 18-19 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup and next weekend’s teaser

Start of the individual World Cup Race. (ISMF Photo)

WORLD CUP This last weekend (Jan 18-19) marked the first World Cup skimo race of the 2014 season. The race was held in Verbier, Switzerland, the site … [Read more...]

Podcast Interview with Melanie Bernier: Lots of tips from her training for skimo racing, gear, nutrition…

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This is the first ever episode of SkinTrack.com podcast! It's not fully podcast-like in a sense that you can download it (will come later) but you can … [Read more...]

When suffering is fun: Recap from first ever Skintrack skimo training camp

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And just like that, after a 3-day blurry of workouts, adventure, presentations and loads of fun the first ever Skintrack training camp is over! … [Read more...]

Canadian team summer skimo training camp – Revelstoke, Sep 15-16, 2012

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Since 2009 Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Team have been meeting every September for our summer training camp. Previous camps were usually … [Read more...]

“Bread and butter” summer training for rando racing and speedier ski mountaineering: Endurance and Activity variety

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I would never believe that my first thought would be about training when waking up today, then closely followed by thoughts exclusively only about … [Read more...]