Five Years Ago Skofterud  And Steira Lit Up Internet With This Snap

Five Years Ago Skofterud And Steira Lit Up Internet With This Snap

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Some pictures are more memorable that the others. It feels like yesterday but, in fact, it is exactly five years today since Vibeke Skofterud and Kristin Størmer Steira lit up the Internet with their famous snap https://twitter.com/VibekeSkofterud/status/260710387878600705 Back then some even summoned enough concentration to peel their eyes off the duo of the Norwegian Olympic champions to read what it was all about - to discover that it was regarding being #100%REN or 100% doping-free. - "This is a creative way to show what we stand for. We were having a little fun to put on memory....This might be a little above the limit, but people must be able to accept", said Steira to VG.no at the time Since we are on the subject: in 2005 Vibeke Skofterud turned down…
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Lifting Shroud: What Do They Really Have Under Their Racing Suits?

Lifting Shroud: What Do They Really Have Under Their Racing Suits?

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In the day and age when people express themselves through body art, skiers, alas, have little to show for it – literally: their bodies are covered in lycra, kevlar, carbon, elastan and all sorts of other high-tech garments head-to-toe. Several elite skiers did, however, adorn themselves with tattoos on every conceivable part of the body. Today we fill the gap in your knowledge and show you what's under that racing suit. The main tattoo-fan in cross-country skiing world is Norwegian Olympic champion Vibeke Skofterud. She has different images on her arms, hands, fingers, legs and back. Even so, we can’t say that all of her body is hidden behind bright tattoos! https://www.instagram.com/p/BD1GL6skdVH/ https://www.instagram.com/p/BFgX2GdEdSk/ https://www.instagram.com/p/sXMGmYEdUa/ American Andrew Newell bears a tattoo with an interesting statement. “All In Without Hope”, - states…
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Skier’s Cat With Its Own Instagram Account

Skier’s Cat With Its Own Instagram Account

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Everybody loves cats — and elite skiers aren’t an exception, many of them are proud cat owners. the cats of the skiing world come in many shapes and sizes: smooth-haired and shaggy, black and white. Let’s have a look at some of them. In the world of skiing, the most famous owner and the most famous cat are a real pair - Norwegian Olympic champion and World Champion Vibeke Skofterud, and her cat ginger-haired Siberian Felix. Felix is so important that he's got his own Instagram account with 160 followers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUoIxWWgNPl/?taken-by=sibirfelix https://www.instagram.com/p/BTEN0KxgKO9/?taken-by=sibirfelix https://www.instagram.com/p/BTpJFSigKHI/?taken-by=sibirfelix Skofterud is well known cat lover – earlier she had another feline, this one with black & white fur. “If you don’t like cats, you don’t like me” – writes the ex-skier. Her love for cats isn’t…
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