Silje,  Vilde And Their 50k/day Rollerski Vacation Across Denmark

Silje, Vilde And Their 50k/day Rollerski Vacation Across Denmark

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" Just living is not enough, says the butterfly in the short Hans Christian Andersen's tale , one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” Meet Silje Vasvåg and Vilde Hammernes Pedersen, two urbanite millennials from Oslo who decided to experience Denmark in a very unusual way. " Vilde and I had worked together for some time, and went skiing on our time off at the season opening at Beitostølen. We found out that we loved to work out together, and so we decided to do a training camp upcoming summer. But it had to be something with skiing. Therefore we decided on visiting a country on rollerskis. From there we started to think about how we could make it a bit more complicated...." And complicated they did: "…
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Victory Scream: Who Does It Better. And Who Doesn’t  At All

Victory Scream: Who Does It Better. And Who Doesn’t At All

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They all train for that moment- ans most find it essential to let the world hear. We couldn't find any scientific study that measures and analyzes why athletes scream at the finish line when they win. Perhaps, it's deemed to be too obvious. There are studies proving that athlete scream could increase grip strength by up to 25 percent(!) . Or that it significantly improves pain tolerance. But the finish line yell is hardly about strength increase or pain tolerance. More like a primordial manifestation of "I am stronger than you". Not all athletes are born the same however: [caption id="attachment_16142" align="alignnone" width="1920"] In our purely unscientific observations Therese Johaug is not only the queen of xcskiing, but the queen of the victory celebrations too with her yell being the…
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Talking To Mysterious Kings Of Ski Memes, Fondisti Sensa Gloria

Talking To Mysterious Kings Of Ski Memes, Fondisti Sensa Gloria

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Sorry wasting your time with stating the obvious, but the language of Generation Z is one of a meme. Those kids don't tell each other lengthy jokes or wax on about injustices of life - they just send each other a fitting meme. Meet and greet the world's top Instagram page about cross country skiing that speaks to the young audiences in their own language - and no, it's not The Daily Skier,sadly. We dig the concept but lack in specific talents. ....We chat today with the leader of the mysterious FSG group who, being an active skier of some considerable prowess, wants to keep his name out of limelight - all we could tell you is that he himself and three other members of his informal collective are perfectly…
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Most Intricate Braids In XCSkiing

Most Intricate Braids In XCSkiing

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... French,Dutch, Twist and even something called Waterfall.... We know zilch about what it takes to make those. But in appreciation of what surely is a supreme effort will publish the best photos featuring them braids: [caption id="attachment_15780" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Kateřina Janatová[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15771" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Anamarija Lampič[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15777" align="alignnone" width="1842"] Hailey Swirbul[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15768" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Linn Svahn[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15773" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Krista Pärmäkoski[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15769" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Sandra Schützová[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15772" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Dahria Beatty[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15775" align="alignnone" width="1920"] and, finally, the owner/maker of the most intricate braids in cross country skiing , Kristine Skistad[/caption]
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Spring, Skiers, Singles…

Spring, Skiers, Singles…

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Podrán cortar todas las flores, pero no podrán detener la primavera! ”You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming!” That beautiful quote from Pablo Neruda (on a very different occasion) eerily relevant in describing what we got outside our windows this year. Being stuck at home is hardly romantic. Silver lining? Great time for dreaming! Let's just clarify a fee things: - Single is in " single boy". Analyzing girls eligibility for dating is oh-so-twentieth century! In short - go figure out yourself, we shan't tell you. - Shirtless post on Instagram is a must - nobody wants to dream about some shivering in a cold rando. Decidedly unsexy. Even for a skier. - You might be surprised by acute absence of Russian skiers, ditto…
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