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This is Ski Classics 2017

John Kristian Dahl (NOR) won Vasaloppet 2014. Photo: Madshus

The long-distance series adds five new events to the race schedule for 2017. The 2016/2017 Ski Classics race schedule includes new events in Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Finland and China. The marathon series now consist of the world´s 13 most prestigious cross-country ski events. The race series, which enters its seventh season, is unique both in […]

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Time to Play

Spring skiing at Beitostoelen. Photo: Stefano Zatta/Madshus

Some of the best skiing is yet to be had this season! Are you ready? With longer days, lots of sunshine and a whole season’s worth of accumulated snow pack, now is the time to head up high and take advantage of your fitness and technique base! Spring can bring about some of the best […]

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Secret to Success: Soccer

Invild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) is both Olympic and World Champion in cross-country skiing, but also helped her soccer team advance to the first division. Photo: Nordic Focus

Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) says that if she doesn’t ski fast enough in the winter, it’s because she hasn’t played enough soccer in the spring and summer. The multitalented 24-year-old cross-country skier helped her hometown soccer team advance to the first division this season. But while Oestberg loves the game and will gladly continue with […]

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Spring: The Best of the Season

Spring is a great time for exploring terrain that might not be open other times o the year, such as Ottlaugkampen in Rendalen, Norway. Photo: Inge Scheve

Long days, lots of sunshine and a whole season’s worth of accumulated snow pack can bring some of the best skiing – time to explore! Head for the hills and the mountains, and roam terrain that might not be open other times of the year. Spring offers some of the most magnificent skiing opportunities. But […]

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Vasaloppet 2015 – Facts and Figures

    How much blueberry soup do you really need to serve for nearly 70,000 racers? And what makes this year’s race so special? We have answers!   Vasaloppet 2015 was fully booked in one and a half minutes when registration for the main event opened in March 2014. This means 15,800 registered participants for […]

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Head for the Hills

    White trees, snow sparkling in the low winter sun: Pure magic. Gather the family and get out there!   Kids love a challenge, so pick a goal and head for the hills. Remember that the whole distance can seem daunting to children, so it helps to break the route into smaller chunks. Turn […]

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All Teams Ready for South Pole Challenge 2013

The Walking With The Wounded South Pole Challenge 2013 expedition announced all the teams for the 2013 race across Antarctica. The three teams consist of wounded soldiers from Australia, United Kingdom, Canada and The United States, and the expedition represents the first time that amputees will attempt a trek across the highest, coldest and driest […]

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Prince Harry Announces South Pole Allied Challenge Team

  On Friday, April 19, Walking With The Wounded Expedition Patron Prince Harry will announce the members of the South Pole Allied Challenge Expedition. The live international broadcast, which will take place at 1500 British Summer Time/1400 Central European Time, will be aired on the Walking With The Wounded YouTube Channel. In the broadcast, Prince […]

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Walking with the Wounded – on Madshus Gear

This spring, polar guide Inge Solheim (NOR) led an expedition of wounded British soldiers to the North Pole, a feat in itself but also a new world record. The expedition was the first ever to reach the North Pole with two amputees on the team. The expedition brought a BBC film crew along, as well as the Expedition Patron HRH Prince Harry, who joined the expedition for four days of the trek.

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Madshus Racer Wins Offroad Finnmark

Geir Ludvig Aasen Ouren (Madshus) and his teammate polished off the brutal mountain bike adventure race north of the Arctic Circle in 67 hours and change, winning the event with margin of 12 hours and 25 minutes to the second-place team.

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