Federico Pellegrino: Long Training Camps Are Key To Why Russians Are Strong

Federico Pellegrino: Long Training Camps Are Key To Why Russians Are Strong

Leaders, Newsfeed
Part 2 of the Daily Skier conversation with Federico Pellegrino: -It’s important to do long training camps and one reason the Russian athletes are strong is because they do a big sacrifice to stay out of home for long periods of time. Many of them have family, kids at home and in the winter they will be motivated to do their absolute best to make sure these sacrifices were worth it. Another reason for long camps is that it reduces days of travel. Travel days are the worst because you cannot train yet you become tired. I’ve tried to extend my training camps preparing for the 2018 Olympics. I did 12-14 days in a row but it’s a change of mentality for many people in our ( Italian) team. The…
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Talking To Mysterious Kings Of Ski Memes, Fondisti Sensa Gloria

Talking To Mysterious Kings Of Ski Memes, Fondisti Sensa Gloria

Newsfeed, Trivia
Sorry wasting your time with stating the obvious, but the language of Generation Z is one of a meme. Those kids don't tell each other lengthy jokes or wax on about injustices of life - they just send each other a fitting meme. Meet and greet the world's top Instagram page about cross country skiing that speaks to the young audiences in their own language - and no, it's not The Daily Skier,sadly. We dig the concept but lack in specific talents. ....We chat today with the leader of the mysterious FSG group who, being an active skier of some considerable prowess, wants to keep his name out of limelight - all we could tell you is that he himself and three other members of his informal collective are perfectly…
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Italy Wins Right To Host 2026 Olympics, XC Skiing To Be Held In Val Di Fiemme

Italy Wins Right To Host 2026 Olympics, XC Skiing To Be Held In Val Di Fiemme

Leaders, Newsfeed
So, the best candidate prevailed. Italy gets the Olympics of 2026 and the cross country skiing races will take place at the Lago di Tesero Ski Stadium, Val di Fiemme From the official presentation of the Italian bid: "The choice of this venue is clearly justified by the amazing track record in hosting major events (including three world championships and a Winter Universiade) and in being one of the most versatile tracks at world level. An already perfectly-fitted and operated venue will be one of the major factors of attraction, with a capacity that is expected to welcome 30,000 people. The existing lighting system will also allow hosting night races" It's worth mentioning that one of the reasons the Swedish Olympic bid lost was " the lack of binding venue…
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Globulonero Brings Its Own Skis To Market

Globulonero Brings Its Own Skis To Market

Gear News, Newsfeed
Is there anybody on this planet who skies yet have not heard about Nones Sport in Castello di Fiemme? Seriously, where else you ( that is, if you're lucky) would be greeted by an Olympic champion? Because Nones Sport is a brainchild of Italy's first ever winner of the Games in cross country skiing, Franco Nones. [caption id="attachment_6342" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Signore Franco Nones, Olympic champion of 1968 & founder of Nones Sport [/caption] But it's not just Franco's imposing presence that makes it special. Nones is known for knowledge, wide range of products on stock – as well as impressive multitude of languages its specialists speak. Several years ago Nones & his family made a foray into rollerskiing, developing & putting out on the market several models of which B1/CS1,…
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