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    Cross Country Skiing

    Cross Country Skiing


Men’s & Women’s XC Running teams qualify for Nationals

October 30

The Cross Country Running team is coming off of an exciting weekend at ACAC Conference Championships. After great success in Fort McMurray, both the men and women have qualified for CCAA Nationals in two weeks in Calgary, hosted by the SAIT Trojans. Fourth-year Environmental Science student, Hans Asfeldt, had the race of his life finishing …


2014 Sask Ski Camp

Vikings lead Saskatchewan Training Camp
October 07

The past two weeks have been busy ones for the Vikings Cross Country Running and Skiing teams. The Ski Team spent a three days in the Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan, running a training camp for young skiers aged 9-20 from September 26-28. Skill levels ranged from beginner to Junior National Team hopefuls. The …


Whitewater Rafting 4

Vikings Coach Tim Wintoniw Wins Silver in New Zealand
March 17

As a member of the Canadian National White Water Rafting Champions, Vikings Coach Tim Wintoniw placed 2nd in Men’s Sprint, with Team Canada placing 10th overall in the four events.


Hans Asfeldt and Cam Raynor

Vikings Cross-Country Ski Athletes to Represent Augustana at Nationals
March 17

The 2014 Haywood National Cross-Country Nationals began on March 15 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.



Augustana Coach is in Sochi for his fifth Olympic Games
February 07

"As a coach," says Les Parsons, "I think I’m a glorified cheerleader and that’s what I think a good coach is.”



Augustana names new cross-country ski coach
April 24

Tim Wintoniw (BSc Env Sci/Phys Ed '05) has been named the new head coach of Augustana's cross-country ski team.


Two-time Olympic gold medallist Beckie Scott visits the Camrose Ski Club.

Gold medalist coaches cross-country ski camp in Camrose
January 04

First-year Augustana student Brianna Schultz talks about her ski lessons with Canadian Olympian Beckie Scott.


Editorial by
Josh Ryan

Welcome Back Folks to a New Season of Vikings Athletics
October 02

Last year was a big step for the athletics program, with continued excellence in curling, biathlon, cross-country running and skiing and new heights in volleyball basketball and hockey. Among the many highlights were an ACAC championship in hockey and a gold medal performance at the CCAA cross country running championships by Andy Pohl. This year …



Vikings share a new Cross-Country Ski Coach
September 25

This Sunday September 30th is your opportunity to meet Coach Les Parsons at the Camrose Ski Club Skickoff Swap and Potluck Feast.


In Their Own Words: Vikings Wall of Fame Inductees
September 20

See what the Inaugural Wall of Fame Inductees have to say about their induction here at the University of Alberta–Augustana Campus in the Athletics Wall of Fame.