Welcome To Dresden Weltcup. It’s Not Your Grandpa Skiing, It’s Different!

Welcome To Dresden Weltcup. It’s Not Your Grandpa Skiing, It’s Different!

Leaders, Newsfeed
If you are a traditional fan of skiing, who's imagination keeps on conjuring up all those images of snowy forests through which skiers glide, with vapor coming out of their mouths as they brave frosty remote-land - you won't like the Dresden World Cup. In fact, you probably would not be reading this as you have made up your mind already. Dresden Weltcup is for an entirely different type of ski fan. Do we dare to call it "generationally different"? Here's how: [caption id="attachment_14340" align="alignnone" width="1920"] No real snow? True - Europe is like that in the XXI century. But the Dresden organizers emphasize that their farmed snow is made out of rainwater carefully collected off the Dresden's airport roof. Hear that, Greta? [/caption] [caption id="attachment_14342" align="alignnone" width="1920"] No mountains…
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Daily Skier’s Weekly Digest

Daily Skier’s Weekly Digest

Newsfeed, Trivia
Starting this week, we try a new format: compilation of the ( subjectively chosen) best stories related to cross country skiing & everything that is happening around it, featuring both the topics we covered throughout the week - and those we didn't. Read, share, comment - and let us know what you think. - The corporate owner of Salomon and Atomic may be sold to Chinese investors. Finnish Amer Sports has revealed that it has been approached by a consortium of Chinese sportswear company Anta and FountainVest Partners, a Hong Kong private equity group with an offer of €4.6 billion in all-cash buyout. Or over 25% more than the market value of the company was before the announcement ( Amer Sports is a publicly traded company) https://www.dailyskier.com/2018/09/17/atomic-and-salomon-to-be-sold-to-chinese-investors/ - Charlotte Kalla beat the pack…
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