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Bjoerndalen wins Norwegian Championship title

  Leading up to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the veteran and king of biathlon, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen (NOR) knows he’s under scrutiny to make the Olympic team selection. There are no special rules for tenure. So, in preparation for what is probably his last Olympic season, the 39-year-old Madshus racer wins the summer pursuit at […]

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Bjoerdalen Takes Action for Fair Play

  While the undisputed King of Biathlon, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen (NOR) has indicated that he considers retiring from professional biathlon after the 2014 Sotchi Olympics, the Madshus racer wants to stay involved. Bjoerndalen is aiming for a spot in the IOC Athlete Committee, and if elected, he knows exactly what he wants to work for: […]

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Steira Beat Northug at Uphill Time Trial

Petter Northug Jr (NOR) was seriously girled in the annual uphill race Pinåsløpet at Lardal last Saturday. Kristin Størmer Steira (NOR) was almost three minutes faster than Northug. Steira won the popular uphill race for the fourth time, and is unofficially named the Pinås queen. She also took the time to speak to the young […]

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Alsgaard: Age is Not a Factor

  Thomas Alsgaard has resigned as the expert commentator for the Norwegian national TV station NRK and has cut down on other commitments in order to focus more on skiing. His own skiing. But while the Madshus Marathon Team racer emphasizes that he is not aiming for a comeback, he is planning to make his […]

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Train with Laila Kveli and Jerry Ahrlin!

  Madshus Marathon Team racers Laila Kveli (NOR) and Jerry Ahrlin (SWE) invites are hosting an open workout this fall. The merited marathon couple will do a roller ski workout in Stockholm on September 5, 2013. Laila Kveli won the Vasaloppet this winter, while Jerry Ahrlin won the FIS /Swix Ski Classic marathon Koenig Ludwig […]

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Madshus Names Development Team 2013-14

Madshus is proud to name the 2013-14 Team Madshus Norway, a unique development team consisting of 40 talented young cross-country skiers and biathletes aiming for the top of the World Cup podium.   Madshus service reps and the marketing department have handpicked the athletes they invited to Team Madshus Norway.   “The criteria for making […]

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Weng Nets 2 National Awards

Madshus racer Heidi Weng (NOR) stepped up her game after her international breakthrough season last year with an incredible and consistent performance throughout the 2013 season.     The talented 21-year-old won medals at the World Championships only in her second season racing at the senior level, and consistently delivered podium finishes on the World […]

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Stepping up to the Challenge

Heidi Weng (NOR) certainly has good reason to head off to spring skiing. The 21-year-old capped her World Cup season with a third place in Saturday’s 10K classic mass start where she outsprinted classic specialist Justyna Kowalczyk for the podium and then finished fourth overall in the mini-tour in Falun that concluded the 2013 World […]

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Weng’s Amazing Year

  Heidi Weng (NOR) just celebrated a small anniversary at the World Cup. Today, she was third at the women’s 10-kilometer classic event in Lahti (FIN), almost exactly one year after she first climbed onto the World Cup podium for the first time at the senior level. Since then, Weng has decided she likes the […]

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Brink: Pick the Right Skis for Vasaloppet

  Joergen Brink (SWE), who set a new course record for the 90-kilometer ski race from Saelen to Mora when he won the event for the third straight time in 2012, shares his tips on picking skis for Vasaloppet. “I would go for a pair with medium flex. Exactly how stiff you can go depends […]

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