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Steira Rules in Sotchi

Kristin Stoermer Steira (NOR) dominated the women’s 15km duathlon in Sotchi Saturday. Steira won by 20 seconds, and cruised into her first individual World Cup victory in four years. “It was really fun to be first across the finish line today. I was a little concerned that I might have started the sprint a little […]

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Toenseth’s Big Weekend

Cross-country racer Didrik Toenseth (NOR) put himself in the mix for the World Championships with his solid performances at the World Cup in La Clusaz (FRA) this weekend.   On Saturday the 21-year-old beat Tour de Ski winner Alexander Legkov (RUS) in the men’s 15K classic mass start event. (Story continues below) “That was totally […]

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Landheim Eager to Repeat in Liberec (CZE)

“I’m super excited to go back to Liberec,” says Hilde Landheim, 19, who is one of the Norwegian skiers named to the Norwegian Junior Worlds team. The FIS World Junior Nordic Championships open in Liberec (CZE) on January 20 and conclude on January 27. Madshus racer Landheim hopes for a happy rendezvous with the courses […]

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A Flying Start to 2013

What a start to the 2013 racing season! Team Madshus athletes are posting World Cup victories and podium finishes across the board – Nordic combines, biathlon and cross-country skiing – and have delivered more than 30 World Cup podiums just this season.   Based on the first part of the season, there is a lot […]

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Steira: Finally on the Tour de Ski Podium

Madshus racer Kristin Størmer Steira (NOR) finally made it to the podium in the Tour de Ski. Not only did she finish third overall, Steira also placed third in the overall sprint standings. Steira was second overall ahead of the final stage, the 9-kilometer hill climb up Alpe Cermis in Val di Fiemme (ITA). Steira […]

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Østberg Replaces Bjørgen in Tour de Ski

Madshus racer Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR) is named to the Norwegian Tour de Ski squad, the Norwegian National team announced on December 25. Østberg replaces Marit Bjørgen, who drops out of the Tour after experiencing heart arrhythmia just before Christmas. Bjørgen was admitted to the hospital in Trondheim for testing on December 23, but was […]

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Olympic Biathlete Michael Greis Retires

Madshus biathlete and three-time Olympian Michael Greis from Germany has decided to step down from his professional sports career. “Madshus would like to take this opportunity to thank Michael Greis for his great contribution to the sport, and congratulate him with a long and successful career,” says Per Wiik, Global Marketing Director at Madshus. “We […]

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Solemdal’s Major Breakthrough

Madshus biathlete Synnøve Solemdal (NOR) was the talk of the town during the World Cup races in Hochpfilzen (AUT) this weekend. This was the major international breakthrough for the 23-year-old from Tingvoll, Norway. “It was just crazy. I was the one who was the most surprised when it was all over. I really don’t grasp […]

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FIS Marathon Cup 2012-13: 10 Days to Go

Even though the winter has already arrived in many areas of Europe and the FIS Cross Country World Cup has kicked off with its first two competition weekends in Gällivare (SWE) and Kuusamo (FIN), the athletes of the FIS Marathon Cup still have a few more days to prepare before their season finally gets under […]

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Perfect Race for Moan at World Cup Opener

Magnus Moan (NOR) delivered a much-needed victory in the Nordic Combined World Cup Opener on Saturday. Much-needed because the Madshus racer has worked through two rough seasons, and he was finally rewarded for his hard work and commitment. “It means the world to me to be standing here again as the winner. I’ve had two […]

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