Cross-country skiing

Fargo Athlete chasing an Olympic dream

One fargo athlete sees his dreams come true as he heads to Beijing to represent America in the Winter Olympics competing in Biathlon.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- When preparation meets dedication, Olympian Paul Schommer is trying to get us to chase our dreams like he’s doing. “Growing up I never saw myself as that good of an athlete. I grew up in a place like Fargo in Appleton, Wisconsin where football, basketball, baseball, were the big sports. So because I wasn’t good at them…

The Ins and Outs of Late Season Winter Sports

Spring Snow Makes For Better Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing

Nordic skiing and snowshoeing are two of the region’s favorite sports when there’s chilly temperatures and fresh snow on the ground. According to Joe Martin of the NDSU Nordic Ski team, the closer the temperature is to freezing, the smoother and faster the ski trails are. When temperatures are lower, the skiiers go slower because of the harder snow out…