Faces Of Skiers Tell Stories

Faces Of Skiers Tell Stories

Leaders, Newsfeed
We don't often get to see their faces - television cameras only stop at them for a fraction of time and the spectators' stands are too far away, as a rule. Let's take a look at what relatively close access the press is entitled to brings - hopefully, the camera lens had managed to capture emotions written on their faces. [caption id="attachment_6476" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Federico Pellegrino of Italy[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6479" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Kasper Stadaas of Norway [/caption] [caption id="attachment_6485" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Andrey Krasnov of Russia listens to assistant coach Egor Sorin[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6484" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Andy Newell of Team U.S.A. & coach [/caption] [caption id="attachment_6483" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Andrej Segec of Slovakia[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6482" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Teodor Peterson of Sweden[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6492" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Caitlin Patterson and Kikkan Randall of the…
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Thanks For Reading Daily Skier – And Happy New Skiing Year!

Thanks For Reading Daily Skier – And Happy New Skiing Year!

Newsfeed
Hey! The Daily Skier was launched in April 2017 ( yes, right after the snow season's end – it so happened) with a goal of bringing together people who care about cross country skiing as a sport , as a healthy lifestyle – and as a form of entertainment. Yes, we want to break xc skiing out of cliches along the lines of "he won because he run faster – and here are his lap times". Cross country skiers are some of the fittest, balanced and the most attractive people in world – there is no reason not to put it on display. They tend to have strong opinions – and we shall provide a pulpit for those to be aired in public. One wouldn't exactly call the Daily Skier…
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Skiing Siblings

Skiing Siblings

Leaders, Newsfeed, Trivia
Yes, cross country skiing is a “siblings' sport”. You all have heard about, read and watched on the trail the trio of Northug brothers, Kerttu and Iivo Niskanen, Dario and Gianluca Cologna – the list goes on. Today we take a look at the less known – but up-and-coming siblings in our sport. Anna and Karl-Johan Dyvik (24 and 23 y.o.), Sweden. Initially, it was Karl-Johan, who has shown more promise on the trail, attracting attention of the Sveriges trupp management. However, it was Anna who twice won U23-championship, took part in Lahti-2017 and now prepares for Olympic season in the A-trupp Sverige. https://www.instagram.com/p/BDqeVPnkLim/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BHrVo-JhxTL/ Jennie, Simon and Filip Oeberg (28, 23, 17 y.o.), Sweden. Skiing is a totally family business for the Oebergs - their father Lars was the…
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Another Top Five List

Another Top Five List

Leaders, Newsfeed, Trivia
I would like to follow up on this story Everybody has his or her own list of Top Five to Watch – here's mine . No one on that list is the world's top Nordic skier – not yet, at least. But all sure train hard to become and already have much to show for it. And as of justification for looking at their social network photos ( if anybody needs to have one) – here it is: cross country skiers have some of the best bodies in the world. They are strong, healthy and a great pleasure to look at. I had a privilege to run in the same race as two of the people mentioned on this list – can tell you, photos do little justice to their…
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Devices And Gadgets We’d Love To Have – But Can’t As Yet

Devices And Gadgets We’d Love To Have – But Can’t As Yet

Gear News, Money & Finance, Newsfeed
Cross country skiing is a technical sport where both the results and the fun of participating benefits hugely from advances of technology ( unless you're a die-hard retro race fan). Sadly, the size of the market for cross country skiing is a shadow of its fancy cousin, alpine skiing – and much smaller than, say, running or biking. Which means the innovations are headed first to them, where the fatter profits are to be made. Let's take a look at some of the latest – and dream that one day we, "the real skiers", could get similar. 1/Recon Snow2 Manufacturer says: A powerful omnifuncional computer in compact form and heads-up display, that attaches inside an alpine ski helmet and projects the data direct-to-eye, in real time. Without obstructing one's point…
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