Ban On Fluoro Wax Postponed?

Ban On Fluoro Wax Postponed?

Newsfeed, Training & Outfitting
Unpack your HFs: FIS has caved in to pressure and has decided to delay the introduction of blanket" fluoroban" in international competitions, YLE reports quoting Martin Norrgård, Team Finland chief waxing specialist. The ban will be postponed for a year and the decision made public on the FIS Council meeting on October 9th. The Dailyskier.com sources confirm that information with a correction that " one year extension is not final - the technology to test for possible cheating is simply not there yet and who knows how long it would take to develop that to workable level!".
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Norway Bans Fluoro Wax In Youth Sport. Well, Kind Of

Norway Bans Fluoro Wax In Youth Sport. Well, Kind Of

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"This is a choice for everyone who loves the Norwegian cross country skiing. We hope cross-country Norway will respect the fluoride ban, as the ban is based on trust " Those were the words of Torbjørn Skogstad, chairman of the cross-country committee of the Norwegisan Ski Federation. The decision was announced this week. The gist of it: total fluoride ban for competitors up to and including 16 years of age. The battle against the fluoro was protracted - we talked about it on our pages a year ago. Repeat: no mechanism of verification is introduced - it's an honor-based ban. Random checks are possible, but, even if violations are established, no punishment shall be meted out. It is not entirely clear how the checks will be performed, whether random or…
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