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<br /> JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2010 | VOLUME 29, ISSUE 4 WWW.CROSSCOUNTRYSKIER.COM<br /> OLYMPIC LEGACY<br /> TRAINING:<br /> SKATING DRILLS, STRENGTH<br /> MAINE HUTS & TRAILS<br /> MINNESOTA’S IRON RANGE<br /> SUN VALLEY<br /> CCS JAN FEB 10 | 1<br /> 2 | CCS JAN FEB 10<br /> JANUARY FEBRUARY 2010<br /> VOLUME 29, Issue 4<br /> www.crosscountryskier.com<br /> CCS STAFF<br /> Publisher/Editor Ron Bergin<br /> Associate Editor Lou Dzierzak<br /> Copy Editor Dean Woodbeck<br /> Art Director Tori Hutchens<br /> Webmaster Dean Woodbeck<br /> Web Hosting OldCabin<br /> Internet Services<br /> Ad Sales Ron Bergin<br /> Sam Selvaggio<br /> Administrative Assistant Lea Justice<br /> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=1"> JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2010 | VOLUME 29, ISSUE 4 WWW.</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=2"> 2 | CCS JAN FEB 10</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=3"> JANUARY FEBRUARY 2010 VOLUME 29, Issue 4 </a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=4"> JANUARY FEBRUARY 2010 VOLUME 29, Issue 4 </a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=5"> 60 SUN VALLEY 48 RACING IN YOUR SENIOR YEARS</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=6"> November Issue TheNovemberissueofCrossCo</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=7"> Three Hours or Bust! FRESHSNOW by Ron Bergin </a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=8"> Ski Events for Kids and Families NORDICFAMILY </a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=9"> DISTANCE OPTIONS — If your family has skiers with</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=10"> Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome A BODY I</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=11"> recreate the situation with exercise and to measu</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=12"> TECHNIQUE Release and Turn </a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=13"> Release to Turn The whole point of moving wi</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=14"> Fluorocarbon Application KICK&GLIDE by Ian Harve</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=15"> Before applying an overlay, the ski should be pre</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=16"> by Ron Watters It was quite a snow cave. Wait</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=17"> Starting the Cave To begin, dig straight into the</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=18"> I tend to make the opening of my entrances larg</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=19"> cave. My recommendation is to do your cooking out</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=20"> By Philip Edwards When the 2010 Winter Olympic</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=21"> venues will join Shore. “It’s important to pres</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=22"> The High Performance Center will include a 4,000-</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=23"> organizing committees, as well as national and r</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=24"> viewer’s to the 2010 vancouver winter game</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=25"> 2010 olympic nordic events competition schedule </a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=26"> The American Birkebeiner in Song by Ron Bergin </a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=27"> Kelly, (currently the vice president, communicati</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=28"> I’ve got thirty-two miles to ski tomorrow morning</a> <a title="JanFeb10_Full.pdf page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9105c42b?page=29"> keep the pace moving strong. 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