Entries by Bryan Dubeau

Celebrate with Team Ontario at Ski Nationals!!!!

Ontario athletes, coaches, and family are invited to attend our Team Ontario Celebration! Join with us as we celebrate our success and pay special tribute to our athletes’ achievements 4:30pm to 5:30pm Thursday March 14th, 2024  Holiday Inn Express and Suites Gatineau-Ottawa 11 Impasse de la Gare-Talon   Meet XCSO and NTDC Staff Learn about […]

OCup #5 is a GO at the Walden Cross Country Site!

We are super stoked to be moving ahead with OCup #5 at the Walden Cross Country site! Walden has received sufficient enough snow to wave the Friday February 16th go or no go call. Please register as soon as possible so the nice folks at Walden can best prepare for your participation! https://www.waldenxc.ca/ontariocup

Leader Bib Points Update!

Leader Bib Incentive The Ontario Cup Series Leader Bib Incentive recognizes the top performing Ontario athlete of each gender in each of three categories after each Ontario Cup race.  Benefits if eligible athletes appear in the top 3 of their category (U16 or U18) of the Ontario Leader Bib incentive and are not captured in […]

UPDATED OWG Mandatory Glide Wax Protocol

A series of events has led to some ambiguity and potential confusion around the Common Glide Wax Protocol for OWG. HERE There will be a mandatory protocol in place that will see that everyone is glide waxing with the same product for BOTH the Skate races and the Interval Classic race. This protocol is attached and I […]

XCSO US JR Nationals Trip

XCSO plans on selecting a team to travel to US Jr Nationals in Minneapolis March 5-12, if COVID/border restrictions allow. Additional athletes/teams are welcome to join under the banner of “Team Ontario/Canada”. At the request of the OC, all additional teams/athletes must organize under XCSO’s team structure. Trip Info and Selection Criteria

21-22 SFQ-XCSO NF Wax Protocol

The International Ski Federation (FIS) and Nordiq Canada are working toward a complete fluoro ban in the near future. Problems with the fluoro detection unit have delayed implementation for FIS level races. This coming season (2021-22) is a year of continued transition from fluoros to no-fluoros. We acknowledge that residual fluoros will be present in […]

2021 Community Updates #1 and #2

Join the XCSO staff as we look at the year ahead and what might be in store. Agenda to be updated as new info becomes available. Agenda: Team Ontario Programming Job Postings – District Approach Para-Programming (Update #2) Camp and Racing Calendars Wax Protocols (Update #2) ** April 15 @8:00pm: Zoom Link ID: 864 8039 0025 […]