Trivia & What Not

Cars Are Skier Girl’s Best Friend

It took a while, but vehicle manufacturers and dealers have figured one important thing out finally: If you want to stress how powerful, sleek, efficient and downright sexy the car you are trying to sell is - get a cross skier to promote it. Double so if the skier is ...
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Weekly Digest 29.09 – 05.10

Marit Bjorgen  announces that she and her husband Fred Lundberg are expecting their second child, due next March! Marit hung her skis in April of this year shortly after becoming quite simply, the most decorated female Olympic athlete ever-ever. Her and Fred's son Marius is now 2.5 View this ...
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Rottefella, New MOVE And Irrational Desires Of Years Past

Rottefella, abandoned by Fischer and Rossignol, is doing its very best to keep the share of the market. It just introduced new RF MOVE bindings that are not only movable along the axis, but are also compatible with the IFP platform (aforementioned Fischer & Rossignol). MOVE are great bindings et ...
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Narrow Skis For 1650 Euros On Sale On eBay

Saturdays are for leaping through the pages of , well, eBay trying to find something exciting and ski-related ( which is the same thing, of course) And guess what? Just found an item worth reporting about: Cross country skis for 1.650 euros plus charges. A seller from German Thuringia ...
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Daily Skier’s Weekly Digest

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 ...
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Northug Is King – Of Instagram + Other News About Most Important Social Media Net

It would be silly to equate a popularity of sportsman or woman with amount of Instagram followers he/she has. Silly – but we will nonetheless. Because how else is to gauge the said popularity across the board? Generation Z is in love with Snapchat and VSCO while Gen X seem ...
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World’s Best Skier Caught Using Doping And Other Dramatic Events: Crime Fiction Book Hits Bookshelves

Just how popular cross country skiing is in Norway? Well, popular enough for one of the country's top crime fiction writers ( and a former minister of Justice, if anybody needs to know) to cobble together a book centered at the sport. "A Tomb For Two" plot goes like this: ...
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Ski Fences As Art

Take a look at what people do with old skis. This work of art, for instance, is to be found in German Oberwiesenthal, one of the world capitals of Nordic combined View this post on Instagram Fence made from skis⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷ Забор сделан из лыж⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷⛷ Zaun aus Skiern #skizaun ...
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Instagram Summer Heat 2018 , XCSKi Edition

Yeah, the summer was long - but it's over now . Much as we like snow & ski tracks, we are going to miss those hot , minimal clothing - maximum sweat, days. We haven't taken those great photos - we just collected the links to them - and called ...
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Skiers & Calisthenics: Best Of

Today's cross country skiing is not your dad's cross country skiing for sure. The further we go – the more athletic skiers become. Quite a few could grace any tournament of street workout & calisthenics with their presence.   The athlete who opens this fitness parade on our pages is, ...
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