Six Months To Go To Oberstdorf 2021 World Championships

Six Months To Go To Oberstdorf 2021 World Championships

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"Es wird keine Geister-WM geben!"/"There will be no ghost World Championships! " That was a reaction by the organizers when they were recently asked whether holding the event without spectators as a worst-case scenario is under consideration. Just to remind you, the FIS World Ski Championships 2021 in Oberstdorf is scheduled to take place from February 23 to March 7, 2021. [caption id="attachment_16734" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Alexander Bolshunov is one of those who is expected to star on international stage in the upcoming season - one hopes there would be a stage to star on...[/caption] And it looks like the organizers are sparing no expense trying to make it disease-safe. The leading German hygiene & epidemiological research labs are tasked with developing and implementing elaborate COVID-stop procedures that will be tested…
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We Talk To Victoria Carl, Who Turns 25 Today

We Talk To Victoria Carl, Who Turns 25 Today

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Victoria Carl had a thunderous entry to the international skiing as a youngster: a few collected so many medals, including 5 golds, at the junior leve (including the Youth Olympics, JWM and U23). The skiing fans held their breath half-fearing , half-hoping for Victoria's dominant entry to the "grown up world"... The triumphant march hasn't just quite happened yet although Victoria's 5th, 6th and 4th finishes at the World Championships in Seefeld left no one in doubt about the powerful Thuringhian's abilities. Today Victoria turns 25, the age of wisdom in the modern sking - and is looking forward to a domestic World Championships next year. We crossed paths with Ms.Carl earlier this month: The main goal for the Oberstdorf 2021 is a medal in relay and/ or team sprint.…
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“ChaosLoppet” Or Most Impressive Ski Race Of Season, All For Wrong Reasons

“ChaosLoppet” Or Most Impressive Ski Race Of Season, All For Wrong Reasons

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Whichever way you slice it, the 15k mass start race at Tour de Ski on Thursday is bound to be remembered and talked about for a long time. For those who missed the “show” from German Oberstdorf: the rain turned the ski track into a distant cousin of skating rink while curvy downhills made the race totally unpredictable affair. Pretty much everyone had a fall, a broken pole or at least a stumble. Even flats were dangerous: no lesser athlete than Heidi Weng fell at the last meters of the distance, seemingly without a reason. Swedish Aftonbladet has summed it all up in one phrase “Chaosloppet The mass start in Oberstdorf was chaotic, crazy with dangerous crashes and incidents” Marcus Hellner ( fell on the distsance) "It was a strange…
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