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New Race Formats in Nordic Combined

Starting this season, the FIS Nordic Combined schedule will include three new race formats, where the “penalty race” introduces a whole new race concept to the sport, borrowing penalty lap element from biathlon and doing away with judging. In the new penalty race, skiers do one jump, and there will be no style judging in […]

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Madshus Launches Unique Development Team

On September 25, Madshus launches the brand new Team Madshus Norway, a unique development team consisting of 4 young talented cross-country skiers and biathletes with their eyes set on the top of the World Cup podium.

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Alsgaard to Race NYC Maraton

“The distance doesn’t worry me. It is the monotony that concerns me,” says Madshus racer Thomas Alsgaard (NOR).

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Four Gold Medals at the World Championships

Madshus racer Barbro Kvaale (NOR) wins the junior women´s 10.8-kilometer hill climb at the 2011 FIS Rollerski World Championships. Photo: Inge Scheve

Barbro Kvaale (NOR) collected no less than four gold medals – out of four possible – during the 2011 FIS Rollerski World Championships in Aure/Kristiansund (NOR) August 9-13. That was more than expected for the Madshus racer.

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Madshus’ emphasis on citizen races has proven an enormous succcess on multiple levels.

Madshus racers have totally dominated the marathon citrcuit this season. After owning the podium in the 2011 Vasaloppet, we barely dared to hope it could get any better, but the 2011 Birkebeinerrennet two weeks later was no different: Madshus racers moved in on the podium again. The Madshus racers publicly bragged about their fast skis […]

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Madshus Off to a Good Start at the IBU Biathlon World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS)

Madshus is present at the Biathlon World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS) with an experienced service crew to assist the Madshus athletes, a solid troop of potential medal candidates. While everyone has big expectations for two of the Nordic ski world’s biggest talents, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway, 3-time Olympic gold medalist Michael […]

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Madshus completely dominated the 2011 Vasaloppet!

Defending Vasaloppet champion Jörgen Brink (Madshus) won the 2011 Vasaloppet in an amazing race effort. A pole break cost the Swede a lot of time, but with his incredible strength and determination, as well as super fast skis, Brink was able to catch back up to the lead group of four. In the last 500 […]

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Faces at the Races: Krista Lähteenmäki (FIN)

Krista Lähteenmäki (FIN) went straight into silver in the women’s team sprint at the 2011 World Championships in Oslo this week, and anchored Finland to an impressive bronze medal in the women’s relay on Thursday. Getting off to a good start in the 2011 World Championships in Oslo, Lähteenmäki posted a strong fifth place in […]

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Highlights from Holmenkollen: Axel Teichmann (GER) 15K classic

More than just medals, the Holmenkollen crowd is known world-wide for its intense cheer and encouragement. German skier Axel Teichmann (Madshus) explains how the spectators are able to turn a so-so performance into a one-of-a-kind experience. Finishing in 13th place, 1 minute and 28.12 seconds behind the winner, was not what Teichmann had aimed for […]

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2011 World Championships Officially Underway: Feel the Energy!

Thursday’s individual sprints marked the opening of the 37 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, which take place in Holmenkollen, Norway. The sprints embodied everything top-level international racing is about: smiles and tears, sweat, hard work and rewards. But there are almost 20 more events to come, in cross-country skiing, Nordic combined and jumping. Madshus is […]

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