Running – NC Webinar

Running

by Nordiq Canada, June 1, 2020

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Long distance running can be intimidating and everyone has to start somewhere. For cross country skiers it is an integral part of the annual training plan that helps to build endurance, stamina and strength for on and off the trails. Join us for this inaugural Nordiq Connection session that breaks down the science of running by providing guidelines for running progressions and injury prevention.

Recorded Webinars

· Nordiq Canada Youtube

Panel of Experts

John Lofronco

  • Manager of Coaching Education + Development for Athletics Canada (national sport organization for track + field)
  • Coach for aspiring Olympians, university + high school student-athletes
  • 16-year member of the part-time faculty in Concordia’s English department
  • Bachelors in common and civil law, McGill University

Eric Braten

  • National Ski Team Coach for Nordiq Canada
  • Graduate of the Norwegian School of Sports Science.
  • Winner of the coach of the year from Norwegian ski federation.
  • Previously Head Coach at Team Kollen – junior team constituted from clubs based at Holmenkollen in Oslo.

Phil Villeneuve

  • Former cross-country skiing national team athlete.
  • Owner of Newtown Sales + brand representative for multiple outdoor endurance sports.
  • Salomon sports + marketing representative.
  • Accomplished mountain + trail runner.
  • Competed at the World Mountain Running Championships 2002-2006.

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