Rain, Rain, Go Away! Go Away From Lillehammer!

Rain, Rain, Go Away! Go Away From Lillehammer!

Leaders, Newsfeed
It's plus 5 Celsius in Lillehammer today , with steady rain. Same as a prevailing weather in Finland and Scandinavia throughout the whole month of November. [caption id="attachment_9514" align="aligncenter" width="1468"] Sprint qualification was a battle against elements for both skiers and their servicemen [/caption] "Something is got to be done about that " is a popular ( not unanimous, however) feeling among athletes, coaches and equipment producers. Nobody, however, is prepared to go on record with their ideas as to what specifically suggested ( and we heard some interesting ones, trust us!) [caption id="attachment_9510" align="aligncenter" width="1470"] waterskiing session ?[/caption] The irony is, both North America and Siberia currently go through a moderate cold spell, with plenty of snow and sub-zero temperatures. Most skiers would like to have the World Cup…
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Ski Fences As Art

Ski Fences As Art

Newsfeed, Trivia
Take a look at what people do with old skis. This work of art, for instance, is to be found in German Oberwiesenthal, one of the world capitals of Nordic combined https://www.instagram.com/p/BlkwEXtHGoh/?saved-by=daily_skier ... and this one in outskirts of Lillehammer https://www.instagram.com/p/BLjqTLDlyNn/?saved-by=daily_skier ... the creator of this marvel in Russian town of Borovsk clearly had unlimited supply of old skis https://www.instagram.com/p/BUhhmXSlxmd/?saved-by=daily_skier this "fence artist", however, had to compensate in creativity for what he lacked in numbers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BVAfFcilrzA/?saved-by=daily_skier ...Ski Americana at its best https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj57ld_gAi0/?saved-by=daily_skier ...this artist was inspired by Peltonen ( or had an easy access to produce of thereof) https://www.instagram.com/p/gSSgiczb92/?saved-by=daily_skier ...sadly, most creators behind ski fence art do not exactly attach plaques with their names to their works hence remaining anonymous. The author of this work of art in downtown Lillehammer…
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Klæbo And Bolshunov: Things To Know About Two Brilliant Youngsters

Klæbo And Bolshunov: Things To Know About Two Brilliant Youngsters

Leaders, Newsfeed
This season started quite unexpectedly for the sport where a lot of athletes peak at around/after the tender age of 30 and it is not unknown to win a major race being close to 40 years of age. Two youngsters not just attacked the podium(s) – they pretty much jumped on it, pushing aside other favorites! First of the two is, of course, a 21 year old John Høsflot Klæbo of Norway with his absolutely phenomenal " six wins in six World Cup races" in season so far. https://www.instagram.com/p/BckgVmFg9mX/? The second might not have such an impressive slew of victories yet – but he's close, very-very close – so much, in fact, that he's running second in the World Cup standings – Alexander Bolshunov of Russia, currently aged 20 (…
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“This Is the House That Jack Built” – Spectacular Real Estate Owned By Johaug, Northug, Weng etc.

“This Is the House That Jack Built” – Spectacular Real Estate Owned By Johaug, Northug, Weng etc.

Money & Finance, Newsfeed
Therese Johaug is not having an easy year, but at least her private life seems to be on track. The World and Olympic champion just made a property purchase that has every sign of being a potential family nest. While the house itself is relatively modest affair of five rooms/ 264m², it is located in one of the Norwegian capital's most affluent neighborhoods and offers majestic views over Oslo and the fjord ( look at the photo above from the real estate company Privatmegleren website) Rather more importantly for the Olympic and 7 times World champion, it is literally a five minute drive to/fro the Holmenkollen Ski Stadium, arguably the world's most important ski training & competition facility. The ideal house did not come cheap - DN.no reports that closing…
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