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Markus Cramer  Explains What Russian Skiers Got To Know By Working With Him – And What He Learned From Them

Markus Cramer Explains What Russian Skiers Got To Know By Working With Him – And What He Learned From Them

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This is Part II of Conversations with Markus Cramer where a German specialist with no previous experience of working with the Russians until a few years ago explains how is it to manage what is now 12 of them , help them to win - and simply have a good time together. In his own words: [caption id="attachment_12081" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Training large groups is much harder than training a few top skiers - especially when you believe in individual approach. But with the right atmosphere in the team, it's doable [/caption] [caption id="attachment_12085" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Establishing and maintaining good atmosphere in a team is extremely important. They spend 300 days a year training and competing. Occasional frustrations are natural - but you could and should offset that by introducing an…
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Only Two Weeks To Go To Blink Skifestival, Stars Confirm Participation

Only Two Weeks To Go To Blink Skifestival, Stars Confirm Participation

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Blink in Sandnes, Norway is the most important event in the summer calendar bar none. What's even more remarkable , it is the case for both cross country skiing and biathlon. Proof? No less than 41 medalist from the last world championships in both sports will come to Western Norway to participate in the 4 day gala of skiing ( and skiing + shooting , respectively) Some 3000 people in total signed up for mass events and junior races, according to Arne Idland, the man who invented Blink and still runs it. Frankly, we can't think of a better mini-break than go visit one of the world's happiest countries - and watch the stars compete. Give it a thought.
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Random Acts Of Kindness

Random Acts Of Kindness

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Here at the Daily Skier we care less about things that you could learn about by watching TV and reading results page on FIS app. We believe that to grow the sport popularity - while keeping you entertained - our mission is to show you what happens behind the scenes. Like this little episode. In itself not hugely significant, in our book it tells volumes about character of people competing - both those who won and those who didn't [caption id="attachment_12238" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ....Stian Berg falls down at the finish of Kirkebakken Grand Prix ...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_12239" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...he is upset - he won the Grand Prix in Hamar last year. And he's hurt - fall on the tarmac going some 50 km/h would leave you hurt. But you…
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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!

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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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Marketing Potential Of Ski Prodigy: 25 Agents Applied To Represent Frida  Karlsson

Marketing Potential Of Ski Prodigy: 25 Agents Applied To Represent Frida Karlsson

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If you manufacture anything with even remote appeal to broader public AND had a way of foretelling the future, chances are you would apply last year to become Friday Karlsson's sponsor. Or, if you are representative of a burgeoning profession of intermediary between sport stars and sponsors, you'd do anything to become her business development & marketing agent. It's too late now though: in interview with SVT Sport her mother ( and former world class skier), Mia Karlsson says that only during the World Championship some 20 to 25 agents contacted the family and offered to represent Frida Think about it and tell your friends: 25 already highly paid professional reps, all queuing for the honor to represent hitherto unknown Nordic skier. Honor - and a lot of money. The…
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