Moving from Finland to Japan while staying in Russia

Moving from Finland to Japan while staying in Russia

Training & Outfitting, Travel & Mass Sport
It’s hard to imagine how really big Russia is – not only in terms of space but also in xc skiing geography and traditions. Almost anyrywhere you go in the country , you see fantastic opportunities for cross country skiing development – especially now, when the global warming is wrecking havoc with so many traditional skiing “sweet spots” elsewhere in the world, there are many places in Russia that enjoy months and months of snowy winter....   ..Hello, I'm Denis Kabanen Some of you might remember me as a dedicated ski marathoner and an enthusiastic blogger and a promoter of xc skiing and MTB biking. I was in a company of Erik Wickstrom and Teemu Virtanen on 24 hours ski record 1,5 years ago in Are, Sweden. I also contribute…
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Secret Swedish Weapon: Training in  Virtual Reality

Secret Swedish Weapon: Training in Virtual Reality

Leaders, Newsfeed, Trivia
Only a few potential Olympic medalists have tested the ski tracks in South Korea thus far - though the Olympics are coming up in Pyeongchang, the strongest cross-country skiers were busy competing in the World Cup, national championships, the FIS Junior, and the U23 Championship. However, smart folks in the Swedish Olympic Committee have figured out a solution to the dilemma of where to go: VR, virtual reality! Currently somewhat of a novelty, used almost exclusively for video games, virtual reality glasses are now being used to acquaint Nilsson, Halfvarsson, and other Swedish stars with the Olympic tracks. The Swedish Expressen quotes Lars Ljung, from the National Olympic Committee: "We want to create a clearer picture of what to expect. With VR, it becomes a little more feeling that you…
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