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Wednesday evening Barbro Kvaale won the Kirkebakken Grand Prix roller ski sprint in Hamar (NOR). This time she was followed by fellow Madshus racer Olympian and World Champion Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) in second place. While Kvaale enjoys the roller ski races, she is quick to point out that the real test is on snow. […]

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Cashed in at Blink

Barbro Kvaale (NOR) won the 10k mass start and the sprint at the 2015 Blink Summer Ski Festival. Photo: Blink

Madshus athletes have not been wasting their summer. At the Blink Summer Ski Festival in Sandnes, Norway, this weekend, they swept up the awards across the board. Heidi Weng set the stage with a blowout victory in the brutal uphill roller ski race Lysebotn Opp on Thursday afternoon. Complete results Lysebotn Opp On Friday, Madshus […]

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Weng Crushed Her Competitors

Heidi Weng left everyone far behind as she paraded into victory on the uphill race Lysebotn Opp during the 2015 Blink Summer Ski Festival. Photo: Blink

Heidi Weng (NOR) beat everyone on the uphill roller ski race Lysebotn Opp, leaving no doubt who owns the monster hill climb. The uphill time trial Lysebotn Opp on Thursday afternoon features a grueling 7.5-kilometer course with a total of 640 meters elevation gain, and was the opening event for the 2015 Blink Summer Ski […]

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The Season is ON

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen at the Blink Summer Ski Festival 2012. Photo: Blink

The Blink Summer Ski Festival features the strongest biathlon field ever in the history of the event, as well as a solid international field for the XC events. Madshus biathletes Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Emil Hegle Svendsen will face the toughest racers in the world at the annual Blink Summer Ski Festival in Sandnes, Norway, […]

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Brink Won Stockholm Challenge

Joergen Brink won the Stockholm Challenge roller ski race on Saturday. Photo: Stockholm Challenge

Madshus racer Joergen Brink (SWE) cruised into victory in the FIS sanctioned roller ski race downtown Stockholm on Saturday. “We set the pace from the gun went off. I made a break-away after 2 kilometers, and my teammate Marcus Ottosson (SWE) stuck with me,” Brink said to Laengd.se after the the race. From there, the […]

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Ski Classics Expands

Madshus marathon racers have dominated the Ski Classics circuit for years. Johan Kjoelstad, Oeystein Pettersen, John Kristian Dahl and Tore Berdal prior to the start at the 2015 Vasaloppet (SWE) in March. Photo: Madshus.com

For the second year in a row, the long distance cross-country ski championship Ski Classics has added a new event to the schedule: Toblach/Dobbiaco Cortina. With the new event Toblach/Dobbiaco Cortina, Ski Classics consists of ten events for the 2015/2016 season, and the Madshus Marathon team, which has dominated the Ski Classics circuit for years, […]

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Double Podium for Cancer

Ingvild Flugstad Oesteberg won both the quarterfinal and semifinal at Oslo Ski Show this week. Photo: Aktiv mot kreft

Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg and Heidi Weng were second and third, respectively, at the prestigious Oslo Ski Show this week, an annual fundraiser for cancer. Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg is the reigning World Champion and Olympic Champion in the team sprint as well as Olympic silver medalist (2014) in the individual sprint. She had the fastest qualifying time, […]

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It All Comes Down to the Wire

The Ugra Ski Marathon 2014. Photo: Ugraloppet.ru

The Ugra Ski Marathon in Siberia on Saturday is the last race in the 2015 FIS Marathon Cup, and nothing is decided in the overall cup. In the women’s field, it’s particularly tight. The top three racers prior to the Ugra Ski Marathon can all claim the overall 2015 FIS Marathon Cup title. With one […]

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Party Time at the Nationals

Magnus Moan won his 6th Kongepokal at the Norwegian Nordic Combined Nationals this weekend. Photo: NSF

Madshus racers cleaned up at the Norwegian national championships this weekend. Magnus Moan hauled home two gold medals and KONGEPOKAL (“The King’s Cup”-awarded at only one national championships event in each sport each year) at the Nordic Combined National Championships. This was Moan’s 6th Kongepokal in his career. (Story continues below) At the Norwegian national […]

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Everything Rides on Årefjällsloppet

Årefjällsloppet is the final event of the 2015 Ski Classics, and nothing is decided yet. Photo: Ski Classics

The final event of the 2015 Ski Classics will be a thriller to the finish line on Saturday. The overall Ski Classics leader Petter Eliassen of Norway can expect a solid run for his money – literally speaking. Årefjällsloppet is the ninth and final event of the 2015 Ski Classics series. Due to low snow […]

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