Skiing Tsar Calls For Revolution: Ski Cross, Springboards, Mixed Races Are On Horizon.

Skiing Tsar Calls For Revolution: Ski Cross, Springboards, Mixed Races Are On Horizon.

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FIS is trying to keep up with the times? Changes in cross country skiing competitions, some quite radical, are on the horizon You have to believe it since it comes straight from the boss: Speaking to Norwegian broadcaster NRK, Vegard Ulvang, chairman of the executive board of the FIS' cross-country committee, had this to say: “ It is very likely that there will be changes in World Championship program in cross country skiing .We have had the same program since the World Championship 2005 in Oberstdorf, so it may be time to adapt. We must be as attractive possible”. The program of the the World Championship in Seefeld-2019 is set & safe ( and remains traditional). Beyond that, however, all bets are off: https://www.instagram.com/p/BD4_Dy7rrtY/ Among potential changes: - Skiathlon is…
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Music Or No Music While Training: World’s Best Ski Marathoners Share Their Preferences

Music Or No Music While Training: World’s Best Ski Marathoners Share Their Preferences

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We at the Dailyskier like asking world's best skiers their opinion on things pertaining to their training and performance. Last time it was about rollerskis they prefer This time around we went all the way up and asked them what's in their ears - if anything, that is. - Do you ever train with earphones/loudspeakers on? - If “yes” - what do you listen to ( music, radio, podcasts, audiobooks) ? Andreaas Nygaard -I never use music in training. Ever! John Kristian Dahl - Sometimes I train with earphones, mostly without, focusing on technique etc. I will recommend fast beats like dance/edm for hard training, and meaningful podcast, with whatever you are interested in, for slow training. I mostly listen to this mentioned above , for example Avicii for hard training…
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Marit Bjørgen Like You Never Seen Before Appears In Charity Photoshoot

Marit Bjørgen Like You Never Seen Before Appears In Charity Photoshoot

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Marit Bjoergen is all flowers this week – literally. A Norwegian skiing star has appeared in the photoshoot for the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, sporting a night sleeveless gown decorated with freshly cut flowers, sponsored by the flower store Mester Grønn. Each year the florists create a special Pink Ribbon bouquet, as their way of supporting breast cancer research. In 2016 NOK 2.7 million from the sale of bouquets, freshly cut roses and scented candles was donated. Says Bjoergen: - To recover from breast cancer to then fight after effects must be incredibly tough. Not just for those who are ill, but also those who are close to them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3Alqj8l5OM In 2017, Mester Grønn’s florists have gone one step further and have created ski racing suits – pink, of course,…
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Today in Skiing: All News That’s Fit To Print

Today in Skiing: All News That’s Fit To Print

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Winter is coming – only seven weeks separate us from the FIS World Cup first race in Ruka, Finland. More news about or related to skiing is coming in. We don't pretend to cover them all – rather, we do a bit of selection based on the wow-factor. Let's hope you like it. 1. Russian skiers are the first to present their new racing suits for the Olympic season. The supplier stays the same (Russian Ski Federation has a long term contract with Adidas) – but what a radical departure in color scheme! From (kinda) pink'n'blue of the last season the new ones have gone all burgundy! The presentation was all homey affair – no press conferences and photoshoots. Out of nowhere, a photo of nameless skier with a cropped…
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Meet Young Turks Of Skiing

Meet Young Turks Of Skiing

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Several young talents burst into the skiing scene last year going all the way to win their first medals in World Championships in Lahti: Norwegian Johannes Klaebo (21, bronze), Swede Ebba Andersson (19, silver) and Russian Alexey Chervotkin (22, silver). This trio will be among the favorites in Pyeongchang. But who else stands a chance to make a name for her- or himself in the Olympic season? Here is our pick: - Vebjoern Hegdal, 19, Norway. Just as Klaebo used to be called “New Northug” before becoming a star on his own rigth, Hegdal was given a similar moniker by the Norwegian media: “New Sundby”. A native of Larvik hasn’t got beard as yet and, as far as we know, no recourse to anti asthma- nebulizer is needed either. One…
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