Tatyana Sorina Looks Unstoppable On Tracks – Eight Months After Having Baby!

Tatyana Sorina Looks Unstoppable On Tracks – Eight Months After Having Baby!

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Tatyana Sorina ( Aleshina) is a surprise winner of the Saturday's 10k C in Olos/ Muonio beating Natalia Nepryaeva and Teresa Stadloeber among the others. Tatyana is being coached by her husband, Egor Sorin, and the pair had their first child THIS YEAR. In fact, Tatyana just stopped breastfeeding! " Tatyana looked very strong already at the Russian Summer championships, there is a big progress in her performance level. The theory says that psychological and physiological effects of having a baby are very strong - now we are seeing it confirmed in practice ", Egor Sorin told Dailyskier.com in recent interview. Power of motherhood is immense indeed - and probably seriously understudied when it comes to elite sport!
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Engadin Refuses To Give Up!

Engadin Refuses To Give Up!

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Here's the latest from Engadin Ski Race organizers" "...the second Corona wave is completely mixing up our planning and organization. The current ban on events with more than 50 people calls into question the implementation of the Engadin Skimarathon 2021. That is why we have temporarily closed the registration for all events of the Engadin Skimarathon Week until the beginning of next year. We will decide by January 6th at the latest whether and in what form we can organize the events in March 2021." Well, at least there is still hope. The organisers of Vasaloppet have already cancelled the main event, offering to " spread " participants over several days instead.
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Zakopane Junior World Championships 2021 Cancelled, FIS Looks For Alternatives

Zakopane Junior World Championships 2021 Cancelled, FIS Looks For Alternatives

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" The Polish Ski Association requested FIS to postpone the Nordic JWSC 2021 in Zakopane to 2022, due to stricter national health regulations. FIS is committed to find alternative solutions in order to ensure JWSC competitions in the upcoming season 2020/21 " reads the international federation's latest press release. The Polish meet-up was in trouble from the start, location changed several times - and is now officially gone from the 2021 roster. Will the FIS be able to find a replacement on such a short notice? We think so - the Juniors lacks the most complicated part: broadcast television with its very specific production requests. Without television to worry about any reasonably large xcski place could step in & save the show. Whether anyone shall be willing i these crazy…
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In Interesting Twist, Company Actually Offers Northug Cooperation

In Interesting Twist, Company Actually Offers Northug Cooperation

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In the last few days we've heard a lot of either rather high-handed, righteous criticism or generic offers of support for embattled Petter Northug. Now there is a company that came out with what effectivly amount to public offer of cooperation: " Driving under the influence of drugs is ...dangerous and altogether wrong thing to do ....Northug must repent and be punished in accordance with the law" reads a press-release (Instagram post, actually- but whoever is using any other means of communication these days? ) "....But leaving the great Norwegian without support at such a moment, turning away from him or even sitting on the fence in anticipation, as some of his partners are doing now, is wrong. The damage will be done not only to the champion himself, but…
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Partner Decides  To Abandon Northug,  Others Standing By Him, Yet Most Are Still Deliberating

Partner Decides To Abandon Northug, Others Standing By Him, Yet Most Are Still Deliberating

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The fallout from Petter Norhtug's "cocaine affair " has began. Sponsors, partners and employers had to start their weekend with a serious head-scratching:do we keep association with the most popular skier ever-ever - or do we sever it? There's more than a business future of multimillionaire Petter Northug at stake, however: There are two distinctly different Northugs: the person and the brand that was launched last year and majority-owned by Petter The person works as a commentator at the national TV2 channel, appears as a motivational speaker ( in a broad sense of the word), writes books and promotes causes &companies as an ambassador. The brand sells upper-shelf sports glasses and was about to launch an apparel collection. It also sponsors a number of athletes and sport teams including but…
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