Skier’s Cat With Its Own Instagram Account

Skier’s Cat With Its Own Instagram Account

Leaders, Newsfeed, Trivia
Everybody loves cats — and elite skiers aren’t an exception, many of them are proud cat owners. the cats of the skiing world come in many shapes and sizes: smooth-haired and shaggy, black and white. Let’s have a look at some of them. In the world of skiing, the most famous owner and the most famous cat are a real pair - Norwegian Olympic champion and World Champion Vibeke Skofterud, and her cat ginger-haired Siberian Felix. Felix is so important that he's got his own Instagram account with 160 followers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUoIxWWgNPl/?taken-by=sibirfelix https://www.instagram.com/p/BTEN0KxgKO9/?taken-by=sibirfelix https://www.instagram.com/p/BTpJFSigKHI/?taken-by=sibirfelix Skofterud is well known cat lover – earlier she had another feline, this one with black & white fur. “If you don’t like cats, you don’t like me” – writes the ex-skier. Her love for cats isn’t…
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5 Reasons Why Skiing Is Better Than Summer Sports

5 Reasons Why Skiing Is Better Than Summer Sports

Newsfeed, Training & Outfitting, Travel & Mass Sport
There are many skiers who try some other sports in between the snow seasons – running, biking, triathlon, etc. Myself, I got into mountain biking for several years - so much so, that I almost quit cross-country skiing. I do, however, live up north, in Petrozavodsk, in the Russian part of Karelia. We have snow on the ground there for some 6 months a year. Living in a place like that, you either can't wait for the winter to come – or you hate it. I'm in Italy on vacation right now, and much as I like the beautiful scenery, warm sea, and ideal mountain-biking conditions too, I would not want to live here. 1.We, the skiers, are different from the rest of humanity – they see shorter days and…
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