Norwegian Skiing Stays Norwegian. At Least When It Comes To Broadcasting

Norwegian Skiing Stays Norwegian. At Least When It Comes To Broadcasting

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I'd anybody is still watching he international xcskiing in, say, 2025 she/ he would have to flock between channels a lot to find them athletes in lycra onto he snow. Ans if she/ he is watching livestream on smartphone ( which we reckon would be close to 100% by then) that person would have to have quite a few proprietary apps installed. Especially if that fan of skiing lives in Norway Because the Norwegian Ski Association just sold domestic broadcasting rights to all FIS World Cup events staged in the country to the jointly bidding local duo of NRK and TV2. Last year Infront sold the same rights but for other , non-domestic FIS World Cup races to NENT Group. NRK and TV2 are free-to-air channels, NENT hasn't made it…
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Bookies View On World Cup 2020/21

Bookies View On World Cup 2020/21

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No huge surprises there: Alex Bolshunov leads in every chart with Johannes Klaebo not far behind. The rest of the world's elite skiers seems to have odds ranging from fairly low to purely theoretical. Yet there are some differences: [caption id="attachment_16110" align="alignnone" width="1600"] British Unibet puts Pål Golberg 3d and gives pure distance runners Kruger and Roethe something of chance. Note Ustyugov's 7th place...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_16111" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Italian Sisal gives Niskanen a fighting chance but Ustyugov is nowhere to be found. Human error?[/caption] [caption id="attachment_16112" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Norwegian NordicBet, however, catapults Ustiugov to 3d place and seriously doubts SkiTour 2020 winner's Golberg chances[/caption] Unlike all of us, fans and observers, them bookies deal in mathematically proven odds. We hardly can fault their analysis. Can you?
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Johaug As Role Model Outside Tracks Too

Johaug As Role Model Outside Tracks Too

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Therese Johaug is reigning over her opponents not only on ski tracks - but in financial races too. The latest accounting report from Setra AS shows that the company earnings are up 17 per cent last year from NOK 6.22 million to NOK 7.26 million, pre-tax. ( 1mln NOK is roughly 93k euros) You, naturally, remember, that Setra AS is the firm through which the Olympic champion channels her earnings outside the ski tracks e.g. dividends, advertising and appearance fees etc. etc. - ski-related income such as the World Cup podium money are separate. [caption id="attachment_16039" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Two of the most successful skiers ever, both on and outside the tracks, have much business to discuss [/caption] To put it bluntly, the world's best skier of the last seasons effectively…
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Rollerski Market Appears To Be Growing Like Flowers After Rain

Rollerski Market Appears To Be Growing Like Flowers After Rain

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We talked to many a rollerski maker in the last week or so - and they all sounded busy. It appears that the rollerski industry is living through boom period like never before. Sounds strange in these trying times? Not when you get to think about it. [caption id="attachment_15956" align="alignnone" width="1920"] " The consumer here in the USA has money. Our government has pumped a ton of money into the economy, and people aren't spending it at restaurants and bars, so they have money left to spend. ", says Clayton Keim, founder & CEO of RollerskiShop.com, maker of Pursuit rollerskis[/caption] Keim says sales figures this year so far exceed his projections - especially in top segment where he offers Pursuit skis. So much so, that at the times where many…
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Oslo’s First Ski Tunnel Opens, Got Rothe And Holund To Promote It

Oslo’s First Ski Tunnel Opens, Got Rothe And Holund To Promote It

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Finland has Vuokatti (and more), Sweden has Torsby. Russia has Toksovo and Germany has Oberhof. See which nation is strangely missing on that list of ski tunnels? Well, no more. At the beggining of June the Norway's first ski tunnel has opened its doors at Lørenskog, just outside Oslo. https://www.instagram.com/p/B_PdvX0AeY6/?igshid=1eso20fx3c6h2 Snø is different from the other tunnels - it is based on a completely different concept. Oberhof, Torsby etc. are pure sporting facilities, located far from cities' hustle & bustle. https://www.instagram.com/p/CAfOV9FgLUT/?igshid=9y2km4fcell0 Snø is a proper entertainment center - restaurants, shops, even its own hotel to open soon. And it is probably aimed more at the slalom / snowboard crowd. Which doesn't mean it's not a proper training spot for a serious crosscountry ski fan or even a pro. "1-kilometre skating…
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