Skiers & Calisthenics: Best Of

Skiers & Calisthenics: Best Of

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Today's cross country skiing is not your dad's cross country skiing for sure. The further we go – the more athletic skiers become. Quite a few could grace any tournament of street workout & calisthenics with their presence.   The athlete who opens this fitness parade on our pages is, of course, none else than Lucas Chanavat, one of the world leaders in ski sprint A 23 year old U23 World champ is known to promote handstands as a way of training – and showing off his prowess... ...doing it at home in France... https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh6e30VgV7G/?taken-by=lucaschanavat ...and doing it while travelling places exotic https://www.instagram.com/p/BihbRgWAmE4/?taken-by=lucaschanavat ========================================================================================= Meet Ms. Evgenia Feshina, rollerski World Cup winner and Team Snow Leopards skier https://www.instagram.com/p/Bl3OiBjh9t_/?taken-by=koks012 https://www.instagram.com/p/Bm4FagrBHaK/?taken-by=koks012 FIS - take a look at this! It might give you…
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Klaebo vs Chanavat. Who’s Got More Fans?

Klaebo vs Chanavat. Who’s Got More Fans?

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We do need rock-stars of cross country skiing - without them adoring crowds shall move elsewhere, in search for other objects to follow and to love. Luckily, this season we have not just one - but two who have emerged. Just ask these fans who passionately waited for Johannes Klaebo and Lucas Chanavat to finish shaking hands with officials and doing media interviews  in order to have "a minute of selfie & autograph"  with their heroes.  
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Photo Essay Skiwelcup Dresden: Skiing Stars, Fans & Things To Look At

Photo Essay Skiwelcup Dresden: Skiing Stars, Fans & Things To Look At

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[caption id="attachment_6351" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Skiing is great. Skiing with world-famous Zwinger on the background - priceless. [/caption] [caption id="attachment_6360" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] ...massive ski wax trucks by the stately Ministry of Finance of Free State of Saxony [/caption] [caption id="attachment_6358" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 3000 fans packed the stands that in summer time are used for open-air concerts. Another 8000 viewers spread along the tracks and on top of nearby bridges[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6370" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Qualification runs fly fast: some are just starting , while others are at the finish line[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6359" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] That contraption is called fly-cam and helps to capture action for television from above[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6354" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Johannes Høsflot Klæbo trusts his earphones in warm up [/caption] [caption id="attachment_6352" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] ....Lucas Chanavat never goes anywhere without…
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Legkov Repeats Personal Best In Test. First Salvo In Psy War Fired?

Legkov Repeats Personal Best In Test. First Salvo In Psy War Fired?

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Boxing great Vitali Klitschko once said “the fight begins long before the first bell” John McEnroe made a comment on his opponent-to-be that people remember decades after: "I've got more talent in my pinkie than ( Ivan) Lendl has in his whole body" While commonplace in martial arts and other pro-sports with huge payday check, psychological pressure & attacks on opponent (s) is not normally associated with cross country skiing. Or is it by now? Perhaps, the first salvo of the Olympic season was fired today https://www.instagram.com/p/BZD16_-Hprc/ The comment to the video posted by Egor Sorin, an assistant to Markus Cramer ( and world-class skier on his own right) reads: 2 tests today: the first to determine aerobic/anaerobic treshhold, the second - maximum exertion. @alexanderlegkov has repeated his personal best…
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