Travel & Mass Sport

Supersprint Is Coming To Continental Europe

Dear cross country skiing purists - please read no more ( you, likely, stopped reading anyway, upon seeing the title of this story). Yes, we do realize the competition format we shall be talking about here is a far cry from the sport of tough woodcutters, gliding through forests using ...
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Davos Potpourri – In Vision

Davos Nordic is always kind of special: for one, it's the first continental stage of the FIS Ski World Cup... It is also the first one on altitude - and heck, it's arguably the fanciest place the international ski circus is travelling to in its season. ...The following photo-spread is ...
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Notes On Roller Skiing In Hawaii

October and early November, just as you’re waiting for first snow, is the bleakest time in Northern Europe. In case you’re lucky enough not to know: it’s dark, cold, wet and overall depressing. In times like these you find yourself thinking you’d rather be as far away from it as ...
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Historic Monument And Rollerski Track In One? Come To Berlin!

There is a chance that you've been to Berlin at least once in your life. Or want/plan on coming there. There is no other city in the world that epitomizes the history of the XXth century more than the German capital. And if you've been to Berlin, the chances are ...
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Teaser: Don’t Miss Upcoming Interview With Vegard Vinje

Stand by for an interview with Vegard Vinje – scientist, skier and a bit of a Strava celebrity with his extra long rollerski training sessions in & around London. In conversation with the Daily Skier Vegard shall reveal his biggest secret – how does he manage to consistently finish in ...
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Moonlight Classic And Its Night Charms

..This site was launched on the premise that there is no better way to spend your hard earned holidays ( and some money) than doing the best sport ever – cross country skiing. Therefore, we have done in the past – and will keep on doing - to bring you ...
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Norway Wants To Ban Fluoride Wax In Youth Skiing But Does Not Know How To Control It

The public opinion battle is raging on in Norway regarding the ban of fluoride waxes in youth sport. The fight for outright 'fluorforbud' is as it's know in Norwegian is led by the activists of the Tøffest uten fluor ( "Toughest Without Fluoride") campaign. The campaign was launched by the ...
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RePublished: Cooled Ski Track Of Kontiolahti, Finland

The days are getting cooler & shorter, the itch to go back to snow is getting stronger. To help your planning, today we revisit a unique project by Finnish engineers: Kontiolahti cooled snow track that will be operational again in less than 6 weeks from now, in mid- October =================================================== ...
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Part 2 Of Why Blink Skifestival Provides Glimpse Into Future Of Skiing. And Reasons Why It Might Not Happen

In the story published yesterday we have gone through the reasons why Blink Skifestival is an excellent event, worth visiting for fans and emulation for every event organizer. By the way, all important TV numbers are just in - and they are simply stunning - 52% of Norwegians chose to ...
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Why Blink Skifestival Provides Glimpse Into Future Of Skiing. And Reasons Why It Might Not Happen

A short intro for those yet uninitiated: there are international skiing competitions i.e. World Championships ( hello, Seefeld'2019!) and World Cup stages. Those are held - you guessed it - in the winter, when the Northern hemisphere gets some snow ( more of which later). Which means that the skiing ...
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