Wealthy, Happy And Skiing. Make Sure Your Politicians Are Aware Of That Connection

Wealthy, Happy And Skiing. Make Sure Your Politicians Are Aware Of That Connection

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Norway is one of the world's wealthiest countries It is also one of the world's happiest Finally, It clearly has more skiers than any other nation as a proportion of population while pro-skiing is a king on television. Norway's Top 20 Most Talked About features 5 sport-related personalities of which three are skiers ...Sometimes important things do not need to be complicated - just make sure your local politicians are aware of magic powers of cross country skiing. Especially before the elections.
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Fossli Sufferes Cardiac Arrest, Survives

Fossli Sufferes Cardiac Arrest, Survives

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Sondre Turvoll Fossli suffered a cardiac arrest on Monday but survived and is recovering now. Quick thinking and speedy assistance by Sondre's girlfriend Henriette Mork and a cyclist who happened to drive by and fast arrival of emergency ambulance helped a 26-year-old cross country skier to escape with his life. He's now in recovery as medics are trying to establish what could have caused a sudden heart failure with one of the world's best athletes. Team Norway doctors have already said there was absolutely nothing wrong with Fossli's ECG at the last year's in-depth check-up, neither was there any other signs of heart-related problems. Fossli is currently #22 in FIS Sprint ratings and was/is a member of the Sprint Group of the Norwegian national team.
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Small Step For Andrew Musgrave – Giant Leap For British Skiing

Small Step For Andrew Musgrave – Giant Leap For British Skiing

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..and not just British. Not a huge secret that with Alex Harvey retiring , medal prospects of the English-speaking xcski world looked very dim. At least in men's skiing. It seems, the torch of the world champ Harvey is now in the hands of the man widely expected to be his successor: British-born, Norway-based Andrew Musgrave. ....who himself in post-race interview made light of his 60k C victory at the Blink Skifest today. " The real challenging races are those in the winter". We appreciate "Muzzy" as he's widely known, modesty, but venture that the victories in the company of reigning world and Olympic champions and medalists can't be " not a big deal" . The cross country world now officially has a strong medal contender and, hopefully, big-time influencer…
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Northug’s Top Moments ( Arbitrary Chosen By Us)

Northug’s Top Moments ( Arbitrary Chosen By Us)

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August is upon us and Petter Northug Jr. is finally, really, firmly launching his brand. Yes, we know, we know - technically, it's Jon Inge Gullikstad and his Brand Assist that are launching sales of Northug-labeled goods. But we seriously hope that whatever comes out carrying his name ( glasses and gloves to start with), it will reflect one of a kind persona Petter is: mega-talented, mercurial, charmingly non-PC & overall great face of the sport of cross country skiing to the outside world. We put together a list his special moments for you to remember - or to come up with your own one. Enjoy 1. 2011 "Humiliation" Relay finish, World Championship in Oslo. Who would forget that finish - and ensued media !@#$-stprm, of which the most memorable…
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Belorukova On Altercation With Karlsson:  I Do Not Regret What I Did  – One Can Not Behave Way She Did  In Race

Belorukova On Altercation With Karlsson: I Do Not Regret What I Did – One Can Not Behave Way She Did In Race

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This is the second part of the interview with the Olympics & Worlds medalist Yulia Belorukova. Part 1 is here [caption id="attachment_12373" align="alignnone" width="1920"] On "kerfuffle"with Frida Karlsson in Canada:It's " Forget and move on" kinda thing now. But I tell you this: I do not regret what I did and would probably do it again in the same situation. One can not behave the way she did in that race.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_12376" align="alignnone" width="1018"] On Sponsors: I am not prepared to help advertize just about anything – I really need to believe in what I'm promoting. I really enjoyed my relationship with Toyota Russia – they are cool people and I've been using a cool car , Toyota C-HR - why, I even learned how to drive to make…
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