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Norway kicks off biathlon World Championships with relay gold

The Norwegian mixed relay team snagged the gold in a sunny Rupholding on Thursday and opened their run on the 2012 World Championships with a victory. The Norwegian mixed relay team consisted of three Madshus racers: Synnoeve Solemdal on the second women’s leg, Ole Einar Bjoerdndalen on the first men’s leg and Emil Hegle Svendsen […]

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Nyström won TjejVasan – without wax

Madshus Marathon Team racer Susanne Nyström (SWE) showed that she’s got what it takes, also in a head to head duel with the national team women. Saturday, Nyström won the TjejVasan, the women’s race in the Vasaloppet lineup, by a 5-meter margin to Sofia Bleckur (SWE) in a sprint finish. The 30K classic race from […]

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Peaking in time for the World Championships

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won the World Cup in Khontiolahti (FIN) on February 12, 2012. Photo: Manzoni/NordicFocus

Biathlon king Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) is a master of perfection. Few have a similar ability to time a peak. After more than a season where others have been allowed to the top of the podium, Bjoerndalen appears to be back at his game. Two weeks before the 2012 World Championships in Rupholding (GER), Bjoerndalen […]

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Double Madshus Victory at Tartu

In a thriller finish to the 2012 Tartu Maraton, Madshus racer Jörgen Brink proves that he’s right on track for Vasaloppet on March 4. Despite tough and windy conditions, Brink won the 63-kilometer classic marathon in 2:43:20. With 500 meters to go, there were still six racers fighting for the victory. Brink was one second […]

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Ski technology: Pressure points determine properties

Pressure points are crucial for how a ski will behave. A cold snow ski behaves differently than a ski built for wet and warm conditions, simply because they have different constructions. Ever wondered why a cold conditions ski doesn’t run very well with klister, even if the kick zone is tall enough to accommodate klister? […]

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König Ludwiglauf: A Madshus Podium Party

Madshus Marathon Team racer Stanislav Rezac (CZE) regained the overall lead in the 2012 FIS Ski Classics Cup when he won the König Ludwiglauf 50K classic race on Sunday. With Madshus Marathon teammate Jerry Ahrlin (SWE) in second place, and Susanne Nyström winning the womens race, the Bavarian event was a Madshus podium party. The […]

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Emil Hegle Svendsen earns Holmenkollmedaljen

The most prestigious award in Norwegian winter sports was awarded to Madshus biathlete Emil Hegle Svensden (NOR): Holmenkollmedaljen. The award has been presented since 1895, and was just last year amended to include eligibility to nominate biathletes. The jury statement reads: Emil Hegle Svendsen is a strong athlete in the Norwegian national team, and an […]

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Athlete profile: Nikolay Morilov

Madshus cross-country racer Nikolay Morilov (RUS) might be best known as a sprint racer, but he was moved to the Russian distance team at the beginning of the season. The change shifted his training focus, but Morilov continues to impress on the sprint circuit as well, and is in fourth place in the overall sprint […]

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Nytröm’s dream came true

Susanne Nyström (Madshus) won the women’s race in the 2012 Marcialonga, which was a longtime dream of the Swedish Vasaloppet princess. She was literally shining like the Italian sun as she crossed the finish line Sunday. “I’m just going to enjoy this moment. I have been third here so many times, so it’s a dream […]

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Marathons: Prep your race skis before you leave

You save a lot of time and headache by preparing both your skis and your mind for the course, and several steps can be done even before departing. “Do as much as you can before you leave home,” says Jan Erik Berger, a wax tech who has worked both with the Norwegian national teams and […]

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