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High School Night at Continental Ski

Posted by David Kask at Oct 24, 2005 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
Continental Ski invites all High School Cross Country and Downhill Racers and their Coaches to High School Night at Continental Ski 1305 East 1st Street Wednesday, November 9th 6:00-8:00 Waxing Clinic at 7:00 Foozball, ping pong and videos on the big screen Quizno's Subs and Sodas Provided! We hope to see you:) Pauline Continental Ski & The Underground Board Shop 1305 East 1st Street Duluth MN 55805 218.728.4466
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Banff Mountain Film Festival

Posted by David Kask at Oct 24, 2005 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
In case you havn't heard yet, I have some news your team members may like to hear. The Duluth XC Ski Club is hosting the Banff Mountain Film Festival here in Duluth on Sun Nov 13th and Mon Nov 14th at the Omnimax. We'll have a different program of films each night beginning at 7:00pm and tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. You can purchase advance tickets at Midnight Sun, Ski Hut or Continental Ski. There will also be some awesome prize drawings. Proceeds from the film festival will benefit youth skier development. For more info, visit our website at Hope to see you there.
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Atomic Night at the 'Hut

Posted by David Kask at Oct 21, 2005 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
We have another big event happening at 'Hut East. This Wednesday, October 26 starting @ 6pm. Rick Halling of Atomic will be here to answer questions and provide insight to the Nordic experience. This will be similar to the Rossi event. But no movies and such. Again there will be door prizes and special deals on Atomic XC for the evening! Hope to see you there. Thank you to all who attended the Rossignol event! Great turnout! - MD.
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Nordic Lecture Series by Midnight Sun

Posted by David Kask at Oct 10, 2005 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )


Nordic Lecture Series
Our passion and lives have centered around skiing and ski racing.  We feel we have some things to pass on to you, and in return, we want you to pass something on to the young skiers of the Duluth area.  We will offer an 8-part lecture series to benefit area High School Nordic ski teams.  Our topics will vary from week-to-week, and we hope you will join us and make a donation to the area ski teams.


All lectures 7:00 Fitgers Brewhouse main floor back room. 
Notice will be given if location and time changes

Tuesday, October 11
Training Series 1: "Strength Is The New Speed"
All Donations support the Two Harbors Ski Team

Tuesday, October 18
Ski Series 1:  "Ski Selection & Base Preparation"
All Donations support the Duluth East Ski Team

Tuesday, October 25
Training Series 2:  "Efficiency & Endurance, Nordic Skiing's Staple"
All Donations support the Duluth Denfeld Ski Team

Tuesday, November 1
Training Series 3: "Peaking--Myth or Reality?"
All Donations support the Duluth Central Ski Team

Tuesday, November 8
 "Past Olympic Perspectives, Future Olympic Prospectives"
All Donations support the Duluth Marshall Ski Team

Tuesday, November 28
Ski Series 2: "Ski Care"
All Donations support the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Ski Team

Monday, December 5:
Ski Series 3: "Classic Waxing 101"
All Donations support the Proctor Ski Team

Monday, December 12:
Ski Series 4: "Ski Preparation for Racing"
All Donations support the KIDSKI program

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Rossignol Team Night by Ski Hut

Posted by David Kask at Oct 10, 2005 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Here is the tentative schedule for Rossignol team night. I cannot stress enough that we get a good turnout for this type of event! The information will be invaluable! And they are giving away a pair of XIUMs for crying out loud!! This isn't just for racers either. Invite anyone else you wish...newbies, touring skiers, it's for everyone!!
"Skinny Ski Extravaganza At the Ski Hut" A free night of fun, food, and informative entertainment for the nordic enthusiast.

Date: Friday, October 21st 6:00-9:00 pmAt Ski Hut

Featuring: Team Rossignol (Olympian John Bauer, World Master Champions, National Elite Racers) Door Prizes: Rossignol's new X-ium NIS racing skis and many other prizes Food and Beverages for all

6:00 pm Meet Team Rossignol athletes, help with equipment selection
7:00 pm Equipment muti-media presentation by: Jim Fredericks
(Rossignol Nordic Racing and Promotions Manager)
7:30 pm Multi-media presentation: "Skiing for the Long Run - Goals,
Enjoyment, and Success": by JoAnn Hanowski and Team Rossignol athletes
8:00 pm What's new in Waxing: "Getting Up To Speed with What, When,
and How"
8:00 pm Nordic Movies: "The Past, the Present, and the Future