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Gällivare Recap: North Americans

I’ll have a post up tomorrow running through some of the notable European results from the weekend. The short version of the weekend’s distance races goes something like this: Good: Kris Freeman, Kikkan Randall, Noah Hoffman, Liz Stephen Bad: Canadian men, Chris Cook Meh: Morgan Arritola, Andrey Newell Americans Here’s a closer look at the […]

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Canadian National Team Preview: Alex Harvey & Devon Kershaw

I thought it only fair that I give our good neighbors to the north the same treatment as I did with the USST previews.  These will be a bit shorter on the gab, though.  We’ll start things off with Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw. Both of these guys are probably more of a threat in […]

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Assessing The Weekend’s Racing

This past weekend was chock full of racing in Finland, Norway and Sweden.  There’s way too much for me to analyze, even looking at just the North Americans, so I’m going to focus in on just a few performances that I found particularly interesting.  Even so, this post will be quite long. Results ranged from […]

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Podium Heartbreak

Watching Devon Kershaw’s (CAN) amazing race in the Olympic 50k this past season was both thrilling and a bit heartbreaking.  There’s something of a reality distortion field that takes hold when the Olympics roll around that elevate the top three positions in a cross-country race to near mythic levels. This is at least slightly bizarre, […]

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