Yulia Belorukova Becomes Mother! She’s First To Do So In Russian Team

Yulia Belorukova Becomes Mother! She’s First To Do So In Russian Team

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Yulia Belorukova just became a mother of boy happy parents named Arseniy! In her Instagram post announcing the news she's calling the baby " Our Christmas angel". As all remember, the Russian Orthdox Church celebrates Christmas on January 7th. https://www.instagram.com/p/B7BMU0fKiSl/ Belorukova, 24, has been dating her husband-to-be, then Team Russia skier Nikita Stupak for 6 years. In interview with with The Dailyskier last summer Yulia called Nikita, "quite simply, the most important person in my life" Belorukova, who won two bronze medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics, will most probably become the first baby mother on the international circuit this season - in our conversation Yulia hid no desire of coming back to competitive skiing as soon as reasonable. Will Yulia and baby Arseniy also become users of the so-called "baby…
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Anastasia Sedova Joins Good Company

Anastasia Sedova Joins Good Company

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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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Elena Vyalbe Announces Three Pregnancies In Team Russia!

Elena Vyalbe Announces Three Pregnancies In Team Russia!

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The boss of the Russian skiing has made it known today that no less than three of her female athletes will miss at least the beginning of the season trough pregnancies. "I told them all girls in the team that if they think about babies they've got to hurry up and get pregnant this year, the one without the World Championships or the Olympics" Vyalbe who won dizzying 14 world and 3 Olympic titles during her career , herself had missed the Olympics of 1988 through pregnancy. Olympic and world medalist Yulia Belorukova and ex U23 champ Elena Ustiugova, nee Soboleva, were mentioned by name, the third future mother was not.
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Belorukova On Altercation With Karlsson:  I Do Not Regret What I Did  – One Can Not Behave Way She Did  In Race

Belorukova On Altercation With Karlsson: I Do Not Regret What I Did – One Can Not Behave Way She Did In Race

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This is the second part of the interview with the Olympics & Worlds medalist Yulia Belorukova. Part 1 is here [caption id="attachment_12373" align="alignnone" width="1920"] On "kerfuffle"with Frida Karlsson in Canada:It's " Forget and move on" kinda thing now. But I tell you this: I do not regret what I did and would probably do it again in the same situation. One can not behave the way she did in that race.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_12376" align="alignnone" width="1018"] On Sponsors: I am not prepared to help advertize just about anything – I really need to believe in what I'm promoting. I really enjoyed my relationship with Toyota Russia – they are cool people and I've been using a cool car , Toyota C-HR - why, I even learned how to drive to make…
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What You Want To Be Seen In, At &  With In 2019

What You Want To Be Seen In, At & With In 2019

Gear News, Newsfeed, Trivia
Don't take the headline too literally. It's just our way to compile & present latest gear based on the "neweness" factor. But if you friends and strangers alike will effort to stop you on a trail to ask where got that totally cool item - don't blame us! Oh - and you won't see prices and helpful links to re-sellers' websites. Some of these items are "pro-athletes only"" so far, others are already on sale but you'd have to search & inquire. [caption id="attachment_9945" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] The most visually novel item in the whole of cross-country skiing gear world this season thus far: Madshus Redline 2.0 shown here in their Skate iteration. Those are already on sale in limited quantities - check with your local dealer [/caption] [caption id="attachment_9946" align="aligncenter"…
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