Nissan X-Trail Nippon Open
Luke Mitrani (right) and Ross Powers will be among the 600
competing in Japan's premier snowboarding event.
Iditarod Trail Invitational
Upon finishing a 350-mile trek--on bikes, snowshoes or
cross-country skis--from Knik, Alaska, to McGrath, competitors
can choose to slog an extra 750 miles to Nome alongside Iditarod
The '04 triathlon season kicks off in Langkawi, Malaysia, with
the first of 22 qualifying races leading up to the world
championship in Hawaii in October.
Nike ACG U.S. National Snowshoe Championships
The season-ending 10K race at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley,
Calif., will be a showcase for Danelle Ballengee, who's nearing
her 100th win.
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