Shock: There Is Someone Who Doesn’t  Want To Live Close To Martin Sundby!

Shock: There Is Someone Who Doesn’t Want To Live Close To Martin Sundby!

Money & Finance, Newsfeed
A newly crowned World champion Martin Johnsrud Sundby might have to split his attention between skiing and going to court next season. According to to ABC Nyheter a 34 year old plans to sue municipality of Ringsaker for revocation of already issued building permit. Four years ago Sundby bought some land at one of the Norwegian ski paradise locations - Sjusjøen. It looks like he only got around to building a cabin on it this year with municipality first OKeying his blueprints, but then abruptly cancelling it. Something to do with a Norwegian law stipulating how close the walls of your house could be from the land plot borders and whether the neighbors agree to getting too close to them and/or blocking their views. [caption id="attachment_12230" align="alignnone" width="1920"] According to…
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Definitive Guide Of Where To Ski Outdoors Mid-October

Definitive Guide Of Where To Ski Outdoors Mid-October

Newsfeed, Training & Outfitting
Hey, it's mid-October, time to start whetting your appetite for real skiing on crystal-white snow! No more envying those few who have time & money to travel to the Southern Hemisphere for a spot of summer ( ours) skiing. No need to drive to a ski tunnel, the walls of which , let's face it, can't compare with a view a real snow track provides. And you know what October 15th means? Well, that's the day the ski track opens in Livigno, that perennial capital of early skiing in Europe and beyond. While we await fresh pictures from 2017, here's some lovely shot video of what Livigno holds for a skier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyB58gSAYDg Not to be seen biased towards the valley squeezed between Italy and Switzerland, we put together some alternative…
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Johaug Kicks Off Her Preparations For New Season

Johaug Kicks Off Her Preparations For New Season

Leaders, Newsfeed
Therese Johaug wants the world to know that she might be somewhat down – but certainly not out. A 28 year old Olympic and world champion just shared with 336.000 of her Instagram followers a photo of herself in a company of her coach Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass ( silver medalist of the OGs in Calgary in 1988), her personal ski waxer Snorre Haugland and, of course, her brother and training partner Karstein Johaug. [embed]http://www.instagram.com/p/BTo1Tr7hL4_/[/embed] Starter en ny sesong med guttene mine på Sjusjøen:-) Says cheeky caption under the photo ( Starting a new season with my boys at Sjusjøen 🙂 ) Being back on skis at the beginning of May is likely making a Norwegian the first elite skier in the world to come back to snow after a traditional…
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