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Once upon a time all racing suits were .. shall we say "monocolor"? Already made of Lycra ( or Spandex. Or Elastane - whichever name you prefer - it's the same, essentially) but still featuring single-color "design". How very boring! ...We'll skip for now the rest of history of ski racing clothing in the last 30 years, since the first patterns started to appear on them - an jump straight into 2018. The year that saw appearance of one of the most original race suits designs ever. Like ever-ever! Meet Lithuania national biathlon team , the Olympic edition Have you seen anything more impressive? With clear references to famed Battle of Grunewald a.k.a Tannenberg ( check how well you remember your history lessons ), the Lithuanian biathletes have tried to take on the German ones ( failed this time) - but become an instant darling of both television producers & cameramen and fans the world over What a good excuse to sit down for a chat with a man behind in all, Oldřich Sova, managing director of ATEX, Czech company that gained a significant share of the ( very tough) market doing what it knows the best - good quality ...
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Dear DailySkier readers! We've got some fantastic stories about your rollerskiing experiences sent - and will soon start publishing them. However, with longer than usual arrival of spring in most of Europe, the rollerskiing season  got delayed this year - and so should be the running of Marwe/DailySkier contest! We are extending it to May 1st. Send us your stories for a chance to win top Marwe 620XC! Start New Rollerskiing Season With Marwe ...
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At the Daily Skier we happened to believe that the best way of promoting skiing – is getting more people to watch it. In that spirit the visit to the inaugural Galtür Nordic Night Race was organized. And here are the impressions Pisten Bully 100, xcskier's best friend in the center of the town? It could only mean one thing - city sprint is coming to town! #paznaun #galtür #sprint #Xcski #crosscountry #langrenn #langlauf A post shared by The Daily Skier (@daily_skier) on Apr 5, 2018 at 5:05am PDT   If you do it – do it right. Paznaun valley where Galtür is located, is one fancy place, seeing steady influx of well-heeled downhill skiers throughout the winter season. ( " We don't need to advertize or share profits with online booking systems – we are more than 85% full most of the time" opens up a proprietor of one of the Galtür hotels). How is it relevant to cross country skiing? Well, directly – to bring/lay the snow at the town center, to organize a proper, professional TV broadcast of the event and to offer some 8000 Euros in prize money – not every place even in the Alps ...
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You know what? We can state with some certainty that the popularity of cross country skiing is growing. Need a proof? Well, here's a brand-new xc skiing event that has every chance of becoming popular in itself - and paving the way for more. Paznaun - Ischgl area in Austrian Tyrol is very well known - for its downhill skiing. But as "narrow skiing" destination - not so much. No, it never lacked dozens of miles of great ski tracks ( more about which below) - but it lacked The Event. Nearby Engadin valley has mass distance race, ditto for Livigno while Davos has historic, famed World Cup stage - and Seefeld has both mass and WC races. Enough is enough - probably thought good citizens of Paznaun valley - and came up with a new event - Galtür Nordic Night Race. On April 5th there will be an inaugural edition and we talk about it with Nina Siegele, marketing manager from Tourismusverband Paznaun - Ischgl, an organizer of the event. So, what's the big idea behind the race - what are you aiming to achieve by introducing that? Many years ago we already had a similar and very successful ...
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November to March each year the Big Skiing Circus is on the move. Station wagons, minivans, full size vans and, top of the chain, full size, custom built tractor-trailers - all busy carrying skiers and their equipment from one European venue to the next. Some vehicles are standard, but many are custom built and, as the current ski fashion dictates, are covered with photos of the team's top skiers. Here they are, massive element of success ( or failure) in each ski team and skier's career ...
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