Vuokatti Will Host FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships In February 2021

Vuokatti Will Host FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships In February 2021

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The FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships 2021 has finally found its home - fingers crossed. It was an unusually long and dramatic story: two initial locations in Poland had to withdraw even before Covid-19 pandemics in favor of Zakopane. Then Zakopane asked FIS to move it's hosting bid to 2022. Then there was a bit of confusion when FIS officially named the Italian town of Pragelato as the JWC'21 - unbeknownst to the Italian hosts. Finally Viokatti stepped in and saved the day. Unlike fairly exotic Zakopane and Prageloto, the Finnish town is a total mainstream location for the most if not all elite skiers, not the least because of its ski tunnel. Lahti, Finland was the location of JWC 2019 ( junior ski jumpers and Nordic combiners will…
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Junior World Championships In Oberwiesenthal Is About To Kick Off

Junior World Championships In Oberwiesenthal Is About To Kick Off

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Oberwiesenthal is a secret jewel. Certainly at this very moment. Look at the snowless World Cup stage in Lahti, Finland and Vasaloppet in Sweden and compare to that pristine looking pine forest in the Ore mountains. But it's more than just snowy forest. Oberwiesenthal is a core of the East German skiing culture, the place where people practice and understand the intricacies of the world of narrow planks. Frankly, it's a pity Oberwiesenthal is not home to a regular FIS World Cup stage, but Saxony already has one - in Dresden. [caption id="attachment_14946" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Not sure what his function is. Face control? 😉[/caption] And then the " actors" themselves. The skiing is becoming younger and younger. 23 year old Klaebo and Bolshunov are two unquestionable leaders of men's skiing…
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