World Senior Championships

First held in 1924 the FIS World Nordic Championships are hosted every 2nd year and become the focal point of the cross-country season. The Championships include the 3 Nordic disciplines of Cross-Country, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined. 21 cross-country events were contested at the 2011 World Nordic Championships in Oslo, Norway. Canada has five World Championship medals in the 90 year history of the event, a sprint bronze by Sara Renner in 2005, a team sprint gold by Alex Harvey and Devon Kershaw in 2011, a sprint bronze by Alex Harvey in 2013, a sprint silver by Alex Harvey in 2015 and a skiathlon bronze by Alex Harvey in 2015. The next FIS World Nordic Championships will be staged in Lahti, Finland in 2017.

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