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Sprint, distance and marathon podiums

29.01.2017, Falun Sweden (SWE):
Heidi Weng (NOR) - FIS world cup cross-country, mass women, Falun (SWE). © Modica/NordicFocus. Every downloaded picture is fee-liable.

Heidi Weng and Ingvild F. Østberg were back on the podium at the FIS cross-country World Cup, while Johan Kjølstad and Sara Lindborg posted Ski Classics podiums at the Marcialonga. Heidi Weng (NOR) opened the World Cup weekend in Falun (SWE) with third place in the skate sprint on Saturday. “I had never competed in […]

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Redline Redefines the Race

  Stian Hoelgaard, who has been on the podium consistently for years and currently leads the overall Ski Classics youth competition, has one ultimate career goal: to win Vasaloppet. “Vasaloppet is the hairiest race on the schedule. It’s the biggest ski race in the world. It’s 90 kilometers and everyone starts on the same starting […]

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German Team Power

Benedikt Doll (GER) at the IBU world cup biathlon in Antholz (ITA), this weekend. Photo: Nordic Focus

Germany earns three World Cup relay podiums in two days. Madshus racers contributed to five World Cup relay podium this weekend, between the biathlon World Cup in Anterselva (ITA) and the cross-country World Cup in Ulricehamn (SWE). On Saturday, the German biathlon relay team powers into a photo finish first place in the men’s 4×7.5km, […]

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Still time to sign up for Vasaloppet

Vasaloppet already has more than 60,000 skiers signed up for the 2017 winter festival. Photo: Vasaloppet

  More than 60,000 skiers are signed up for the 2017 Vasaloppet winter festival – are you? Last year the Vasaloppet winter week had 68,024 participants between the nine different events: Kortvasan 30km, TjejVasan 30km (women only), Ungdomsvasan 3km/5km/7km/9km, Öppet Spår 90km (Sunday and Monday), Halvvasan 45km, Stafettvasan 90km (relay) and Vasaloppet 90km. This year, […]

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The Queen of the Monster Hill

08.01.2017, Val di Fiemme, Italy (ITA):
Heidi Weng (NOR) - FIS world cup cross-country, tour de ski, final climb women, Val di Fiemme (ITA). © Modica/NordicFocus. Every downloaded picture is fee-liable.

Starting the final stage of the 2017 Tour de Ski 20 seconds behind the overall leader, Heidi Weng (NOR) was on a mission. There was never a question who was the queen of the monster hill in Val di Fiemme: Heidi Weng made her move at the base of the hill, parked her competition and […]

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Plastering the Tour Podium

Madshus dominated the Tour de Ski podium in Val Mustair (SUI) after the 5km classic mass start race:
Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (center) won, with Heidi Weng (left) in 2nd place and Krista Pärmäkoski (FIN) in 3rd place. Photo: Nordic Focus

After two stages, Madshus racers are dominating the 2017 Tour de Ski. The 9-day stage race competition opened with sprint races in Val Müstair (SUI) on New Years Eve, where Heidi Weng (NOR) snagged third place, despite having a rough day. “To be third in a skate sprint is a great success for me. My […]

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Tour Stars

The 2017 FIS Tour de Ski starts on New Years Eve: Get ready for nine days of racing excitement. The Tour opens with skate sprint races for men and women in Val Mustair (SUI), and concludes on January 8 with the 9-kilometer skate pursuit up Alpe Cermis in Val di Fiemme (ITA), also known as “the […]

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Care for new skis

New skis are ready to use straight from the box, but some extra care can make them even better. Photo: Simona Adelwart/Madshus

So you got new skis for Christmas: Now what? While new skis are ready to be enjoyed right out of the box, a helping of TLC will make them race ready. Here is how to make sure you get the most out of your new equipment. Start by cleaning the skis well as even brand-new […]

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The Weng Way

Heidi Weng (NOR) won the 10km world cup skate race in La Clusaz (FRA) on Saturday. Photo: NordicFocus

Heidi Weng (NOR) swept up the final podiums before the World Cup takes a break for Christmas. On Saturday, Weng won the 10-kilometer World Cup skate race in La Clusaz (FRA). On Sunday, she anchored Norway to first place in the relay. Ad while Weng won the 10-kilometer on Saturday, Madshus teammate Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg […]

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The Double-Pole Revolution

Meet the all new Madshus Propulsion. Photo: Stefano Zatta/

What is a double-pole ski, and do you need a pair? Madshus is launching a brand new double-pole classic ski for the 2016-17 season: Madshus Propulsion, which is a part of the top racing REDLINE series. But what exactly is a double-pole ski? How does the Propulsion differ from other classic skis? “Double-pole skis are […]

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