Leaders of Sport & Industry

Novel Way Of Winning In Sprint Or I Am Very Sorry For What Happened

Two rising stars of international skiing had a bit of a kerfuffle at the sprint finals of the Universide-2019. First, sprint prodigy from Team Russia Alexander Terentiev, 19, stepped on opponent's skis nearly causing the latter one to lose the balance. Both literally - and figuratively - speaking The said ...
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That Word Again: Doping

Not what anybody wanted to hear again, but here it goes: The Austrian police reps announced on Wednesday that they "succeeded in smashing an international doping network" in cross country skiing. Suspects are not formally named by widely believed ( and in case of Austrians confirmed by their coach) to ...
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Role Of Individual In History. Ski History, That Is

...In the year of 1898 a leading luminary of the social-democratic ( "progressive left" in today's parlance) movement, Georgi Valentinovich Plekhanov, had published his most famous work, The Role of the Individual in History. ... Some 120 years later a certain Norwegian skier has decided to retire – thus ...
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A Ban On Elite Skiers’ Naked Photos: What Can We Lose?

The FIS council in Portoros has made some decisions, but not just official ones about the calendar, double-poling and quotas. Brit Baldishol, from the Norwegian Ski Association, submitted a report, proposing a very strange idea: forbidding elite skiers from taking naked photos. So Northug, Iversen, and others are to stop ...
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These Bodies Are Made For Skiing. And Looking At

Winter, as they say, is coming – which means for us here that soon enough the world's best skiers will wrap their gorgeous bodies in all sorts of warm clothing, denying their fans a chance of seeing them on social media “au naturale” - well, nearly. Let's take a look ...
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Nude Photoshoots Boost Popularity Of Skiing. Whether You Like It – Or Not

Jessy Diggins didn't just win the Olympic gold – this month she also has blown the internet away with her photos for the ESPN Body Issue. You, of course have seen them already – but here's the link all the same View this post on Instagram I never ...
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Meet HABs – their husbands and boyfriends

We've have already did our best trying to introduce WAGs: wifes & girlfriends of the world top male skiers. But who are the BAHs - boyfriends and husbands of the elite female skiers? Let's start with a boyfriend of the world's best known - and by far the richest skier, ...
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Road to Seefeld-2019. Meet Eva Urevc, Emerging Sprint Sensation

Eva Urevc, 23, Team Slovenia Specialization: Freestyle Sprinter What Makes Eva's sporting career special: - One of the most impressive "burst onto the scene" this season so far, 4 Top 30 places in a row with some of the best times in sprint qualifications at the World Cup stages in ...
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Madshus And GoreWear Announce Cooperation. Why Is It Important For You, Me & Everyone Else

...It's the fact of life that there is far less money in cross country skiing than in, say, trail running or mountain biking. Sheer strength is in numbers of active participants/fans. The numbers that translate into money for cutting-edge technological research. And money needed for that modern-day marketing without which ...
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