Skitsnack Or Making News Out Of Nothing At All

Skitsnack Or Making News Out Of Nothing At All

Newsfeed, Trivia
Today we tell you how to cover the ski-related news in 2019. Or, better said, to make the news. And we do it backwards. This week literally every single Russian newspaper and internet resource went with their version of the story that had pretty much same screaming headline: Swedish female skiers made fun of mass pregnant Russian rivals! /Шведские лыжницы высмеяли массово забеременевших российских соперниц. Wow! Why would they? If that was not enough for you to click immediately, there was also a sub-head along the following lines: The Swedes called Yelena Vyalbe "a woman from the old Soviet culture" Vyalbe is a true household name for the most of the Russians ( there is full-size biopic in the works, if case you forgot), but the skiing itself rarely graces…
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Anastasia Sedova Joins Good Company

Anastasia Sedova Joins Good Company

Newsfeed, Trivia
Bronze medalist of Seefeld'19 Anastasia Sedova will skip the upcoming season. The boss of the Russian cross country skiing Elena Vyalbe has (reluctantly) confirmed the news when asked whether there is any truth in rumours that Sedova is pregnant. Sedova,24, joins a fellow Seefeld medal winner Yulia Belorukova as well as two other Team Russia skiers, Elena Soboleva-Ustigova (wife of Sergei Ustiugov) and Tatyana Aleshina, who are all expecting. It's doubtful that any team in the history of cross country skiing ever had four of its athletes out through pregnancy.
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Norway Where You Rollerski On Streets

Norway Where You Rollerski On Streets

Newsfeed, Trivia
Norway is a country that is consistently on top of all sorts of prosperity and people's happiness charts. Experts routinely attribute it to strong welfare state, educated & motivated labor plus that gift of Nature, lots of oil on the shelf. We say: don't forget about skiing. Or rollersking, for that matter. When you can ski out of your house - that should really make one a tad happier.
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Tara Geraghty-Moats Sells Her Team USA Jacket Online. Why We Think It’s Big Deal

Tara Geraghty-Moats Sells Her Team USA Jacket Online. Why We Think It’s Big Deal

Newsfeed, Trivia
Tara Geraghty-Moats is the world's best Nordic Combiner. She's also a unique, out-of-mold personality who likes to do things differently. Case in point: Tara just put a bunch of her Team USA cloths on sale via Poshmark, sort of fancy eBay meets VSCO where you follow stars & influencers and could buy clothing they no longer need. Wanting to own a memento directly from your favorite star is one those basic human needs that could be traced through millennia. Finally somebody in the skiing world is giving fans a chance. Well done , Tara, for trailblazing there - once again.
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Rollerskiing Is About Being Fit, Great Looking And Overall Cool . Why Industry Fails To Advertize That?!

Rollerskiing Is About Being Fit, Great Looking And Overall Cool . Why Industry Fails To Advertize That?!

Leaders, Newsfeed, Trivia
Let us state the obvious for an umpteen time: it's 2019 on the calendar. The year when success or failure of promoting yourself on social media decides fate of any business. Certainly decides all-important volume of sales. If you're not cool - it doesn't matter how technically great your device is. In other sport industries new brands are virtually created on Instagram and then proceed to capture customers' imagination - as well as their hard earned cash. [caption id="attachment_11279" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Why in this day and age manufacturers of rollerskis prefer talking about technical aspects of their products rather than selling the "Cool Factor" is beyond us. [/caption] But this is not a diss - it's a guide! [caption id="attachment_11276" align="alignnone" width="1920"] By talking up technical aspects of their wares,…
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