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Weng Won the World Cup

Madshus racers plastered the 2017 FIS Overall World Cup podium: Heidi Weng (NOR) won, Krista Parmakoski (FIN) was 2nd, and Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) was 3rd. Photo: Nordic Focus

“The Crystal Globe is heavier than I expected,” Heidi Weng (NOR) said after the awards ceremony. Since the FIS World Cup season opener in Finland in November, Weng has been consistently on the podium all season long, and took home the crystal globe after the mini tour in Canada this weekend. The 26-year-old moved in […]

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Aiming for a New Double

John Kristian Dahl (NOR) won the Birkebeiner less than two weeks after winning Vasaloppet. Photo: Inge Scheve

Defending Birkebeiner champion John Kristian Dahl (NOR) will double-pole the classic race on Saturday. Hoping to repeat his double victory from last year when he won both the 90km Vasaloppet and the 54km Birkebeinerrennet back to back, the 35-year-old will take on two mountains without kick wax. “I’m dreaming of a repeat of last year’s […]

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Wrapping up the World Cups

Heidi Weng (NOR), Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR) and Krista Pärmäkoski (FIN) swept the podium on the 7th stage of Ski Tour Canada. Photo: FIS

The IBU biathlon World Cup wraps up the 2017 season in Holmenkollen, while cross-country returns to Canada for a 3-day mini tour this weekend. Madshus podium girls Krista Pärmäkoski (FIN), Heidi Weng (NOR) and Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR) returns to Canada for the final World Cup weekend of the season. The mini tour opens with […]

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Dahl defends Vasaloppet title

John Kristian Dahl won Vasaloppet for the third time. Photo: Madshus

John Kristian Dahl won the legendary 90-kilometer classic race from Sälen to Mora for the third time, defending his victory from last year. In addition to winning Vasaloppet last year, Dahl also won the race in 2014, his first season as a marathon skier. Despite injuring his back in preparation for the Vasaloppet on Thursday, […]

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Four Medals in Two Days

Heidi Weng helped Norway to gold in the team sprint on Sunday. Photo: Nordic Focus

The 2017 FIS World Championships are on, and so are the Madshus racers. On Saturday, Krista Pärmäkoski (FIN) earned the silver medal in the women’s 15km skiathlon on home turf in Lahti (FIN). “It was such a great feeling that …. aaaaaaaaah… everything was so good. The uphills were less steep than yesterday. Everything was […]

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Stepping up for the Future

Madshus partners with NSFs new project SNOW. Photo: Ian Coble

Madshus is partnering with the Norwegian Ski Association to roll out project “Snow.” Madshus er utstyrsleverandør til Norges Skiforbunds nye prosjekt: Snø. Grasrottiltaket Snø skal bidra til at barn får et godt utgangspunkt for skiglede gjennom lek og aktiviteter på ski, i regi av skolen. Dette er visjonen for Snø: Alle barn skal få muligheten til […]

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Ready for the World Championships

Heidi Weng 3rd sprint Otepää Feb 18-17 - Nordic Focus 680x

Heading into the 2017 FIS Nordic World Championships, Madshus racers are dominating the overall World Cup on the women’s side. Heidi Weng (NOR) sits in first place with 1651 points, Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR) in second place with 1285 points and Krista Pärmäkoski (FIN) in third place with 1262 points. The same order goes for […]

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6 World Championship Medals

17.02.2017, Hochfilzen, Austria (AUT):
Vanessa Hinz (GER) - IBU world championships biathlon, medals, Hochfilzen (AUT). © NordicFocus. Every downloaded picture is fee-liable.

Madshus athletes took home three gold medals, two silver medals and a bronze from the IBU World Championships in Hochfilzen. Germany opened the 2017 IBU Biathlon World Championships in Hochflizen (AUT) on the top of the podium as Vanessa Hinz helped Germany to gold in the mixed relay on February 9. Next, Benedikt Doll (GER) […]

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“First place feels really special”

Benedikt Doll (GER) won the 10km sprint at the IBU world championships in Hochfilzen (AUT) - hist 1st individual World Championship medal. Photo: Nordic Focus

Benedikt Doll earns his first World Championship gold medal, while Ole Einar Bjørndalen collects his 45th medal. Germany opened the 2017 IBU Biathlon World Championships in Hochflizen (AUT) on the top of the podium as Vanessa Hinz helped Germany to gold in the mixed relay, the first event at the championships. Story continues below First […]

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The Longest Toe

Håvard Solås Taugbøl (NOR) had the longest toe at the Norwegian National Championships relay on Sunday and anchored Lillehammer to bronze. Here from the World Cup in Falun (SWE) on January 28. Photo: Nordic Focus

…belongs to Håvard Taugbøl (NOR), while the younger crew collected hardware at the FIS U23 and Junior World Championships. Håvard Solås Taugbøl skied onto the Lahti (FIN) World Championships team with strong performances at the Norwegian National Championships this weekend. While the Lahti World Championships team was announced after the Norwegian National Championships skiathlon events […]

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