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  • December 4-14, 2014 -- Reliable snow, you pick your schedule, top coaching, optional physiology testing, waxing & training plan lectures, discounts for AXCS members, the perfect start to next season!

  • Craftsbury, Vermont once again plays host to the AXCS National Masters -- January 30 to February 1, 2015. NM2015 10km freestyle wave start races on Thursday, January 30. The beautiful Craftsbury Ski Marathon serves as the distance classic championships on Saturday, February 1. No special qualification is required, all abilities welcome.

  • North America's longest-running and largest XC ski event series. Featuring sixteen premier ski marathons and winter festivals stretching from Vermont to Alaska. Make this the year you take on the challenge and discover a new ASM Series event!

  • Take part in the 2015 Masters World Cup to take place in Syktyvkar, Russia -- March 10-21, 2015 (AXCS trip dates). The ultimate ski adventure. Amazing people and incredible skiing. Easy add-on's in Moscow or St. Petersburg. Trip reservations for AXCS members now open!

AXCS Masters News

  • Welcome to xcskiworld.com re-booted for 2014/15! Our new goal is nothing less than the world's foremost e-resource for master XC skiers and racers. A ton of great stuff is on the way for free, but members of the American XC Skiers (AXCS) get access to exclusive content sections, year-round E-MasterBlasts, and the two best print subscriptions for masters in the XC world. All this for annual dues as low as $33.33 per year (USA skiers) and our special new international "membership" for just $15 USD per year. Join AXCS today and discover all that masters XC skiing can be!
  • Hip Strengthening and Mobility Exercises  from Active.com (Although written for runners, this piece addresses some critical needs for XC skiers as well.)
  • The Verdict On Ice Baths For Sore Muscles from New York Times blog
  • Need Some Workout Motivation? 20 Ideas To Stay On Track from Active.com
  • Do's & Don'ts For Master Runners from Competitor.com

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