Travel & Mass Sport

Holmenkollen Ski Festival, Most Popular Ski Race On This Planet

Holmenkollen Ski Festival is one totally unique event in international xcski calendar. For starters, it's the only 30/50k race on the World Cup calendar and has been so for years. So if you a true fan of long distance skiing - you'd have to come to Oslo - or wait ...
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China Opens Asia-First XCSki Tunnel

While we were busy watching the events in Seefeld, at Vasaloppet etc., Chinese comrades have fairly quietly opened a cross country ski tunnel "....An all-weather cross-country ski resort, believed to be Asia's first of its kind, was put into use in northeast China's Jilin Province..." What's immediately striking, is the ...
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Here Is What Are You Missing By Not Coming To Seefeld – But It Is Not Too Late!

You should have totally gone to Seefeld-2019. And if you contemplated and chose not to - your loss, really. Luckily you still have a chance - the upcoming weekend is full of great races and there's a lot more to do than just to watch the world's most fittest women ...
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Seefeld-2019. Behind Scenes

..what you don't typically get to see in your television broadcast ...
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Role Of Individual In History. Ski History, That Is

...In the year of 1898 a leading luminary of the social-democratic ( "progressive left" in today's parlance) movement, Georgi Valentinovich Plekhanov, had published his most famous work, The Role of the Individual in History. ... Some 120 years later a certain Norwegian skier has decided to retire – thus ...
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Seefeld-2019. Curtain-Raiser. In Pictures

We have made an effort to convince you using stats & figures, that Seefeld-2019 has a promise of becoming the best world championship ever. Here's a glimpse of how the Tirolian resort looks on the eve of the tournament kick-off Focal point - the newly built Seefeld Ski Stadium ...
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World Championships Seefeld 2019. Why Is It Going To Be Special

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2029 about to kick off in Austria. We take a look at what sets it apart - and yes, it is not a figure of speech Total expenditures on preps directly associated with the championship I.e. sports facilities reached some 30 million euros - just ...
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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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