Category: Skiing

Lallukka B Sample Tests Positive for HGH

Juha Lallukka’s B sample has tested positive for human growth hormone (HGH).  Hannu Kalkas, Lallukka’s lawyer, told Finnish media that the completed test on the B sample showed presence of HGH.  Lallukka has denied ever using HGH, saying the positive…

Lallukka: Under Suspicion In 2008?

– Updated 15 November 2011 – Juha Lallukka, whose recent A sample tested positive for human growth hormone, may have been suspected of doping three years ago.

Finnish Skier Juha Lallukka Suspected of Doping

According to Finnish television station YLE, Juha Lallukka is suspected of using banned substances.   A recent sample tested positive for the banned substance human growth hormone (HGH).  On Monday, he travelled to Helsinki to be present for the test…

Hilde G Pedersen: Not Slowing Down in Retirement

Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen, a long-time stalwart on the Norwegian women’s ski team, hasn’t hung up her boards yet.  According to, while no longer racing at the elite level, she’s definitely giving back to her sport.

Fahnestock Ski Swap Scheduled for November 13

The Friends of Fahnestock will hold a ski swap on Sunday, 13 November at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center from 9:30 to 3:00.  In addition to the ski swap,  NENSA and JLS Sports will host a rollerski clinic that day. …

Kikkan Randall on Goal Setting

Are you coaching junior skiers?  Show them this video of Kikkan Randall speaking at the 2010 Ontario High Performance XC Ski Training Camp.  Just as serious as any videos of her kicking butt on the World Cup.