Contributed dreams and rants from notable personalities throughout the XC world.
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The Survival of Elite International Cross-Country Skiing
Translated piece by former Norwegian National Team Coach Inge Braaten
Passing the American Roller Ski Reality Road Test
Tim Kelley says going off road is the future of roller skiing (by necessity).
Altitude Simulation: Legit Training Tool or Doping?
A host of big-name Norwegians weigh in.
Andrew Gardner witnesses a glimpse of future hope in the hope of the past.
Some Charged None Acquitted
Norwegian Tormod Brenna reflects on what doping is doing to the sport.
Are Modern XC Skiers Training Enough?
Norwegian Otto Ulseth Doesn't Think So
Unskilled Coaches Are Hurting XC
says Norwegian researcher Jan Helgerud
Winners and Losers
2 x U.S. Olympian Marcus Nash Sounds Off About Doping