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This is Ski Classics 2017

John Kristian Dahl (NOR) won Vasaloppet 2014. Photo: Madshus

The long-distance series adds five new events to the race schedule for 2017. The 2016/2017 Ski Classics race schedule includes new events in Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Finland and China. The marathon series now consist of the world´s 13 most prestigious cross-country ski events. The race series, which enters its seventh season, is unique both in […]

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Steira Back on the Course

Kristin Stoermer Steira (NOR) is behind the new privately funded Team Telemark. Photo: Nordic Focus.

Madshus Olympian Kristin Størmer Steira (NOR) establishes professional ski team. The former World Cup skier, multiple World Champion and Olympian is one of the key players behind the new Norwegian professional cross-country development project Team Telemark. The team is a co-ed project, but will emphasize opportunities for female skiers. Team Telemark currently has a roster […]

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“I think I get it now”

Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR) won the 5km skate race in  Lenzerheide (SUI) on January 3, the third stage of the 2016 Tour de Ski. Photo: Nordic Focus

Ingvild F. Østberg (NOR) is aiming to step it up again for the 2016-17 season. the 25-year-old Norwegian just finished an amazing season, her best to date. On May 1, Østberg formally started preparing for the 2016-17 season, aiming to step it up yet another notch. But she admits she has needed some time just to let the […]

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It’s a wrap!

Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) and Heidi Weng at the FIS world cup relay in Nove Mesto (CZE). Photo: Nordic Focus

The elite skiers have already started the 2017 training season, making this a great time to look back at the 2016 achievements. And what a season it was for the Madshus racers! Taking a look at some of the major highlights from the season, there is a lot to celebrate in the 2015-16 season. Just […]

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Summer Care for Skis

Take care of your skis now and you will be ready to rock and roll when the snow flies next fall! Photo: Inge Scheve

A few simple steps to do now, and your boards will be fast and furious are when the snow flies again. It’s spring, the elite skiers are just about to officially enter the 2016-17 training year and it’s dryland season. You have probably put away your skis for the season, but did you prepare them […]

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Summer Care for Skis

Take care of your skis now and you will be ready to rock and roll when the snow flies next fall! Photo: Inge Scheve

A few simple steps to do now, and your boards will be fast and furious are when the snow flies again. It’s spring, the elite skiers are just about to officially enter the 2016-17 training year and it’s dryland season. You have probably put away your skis for the season, but did you prepare them […]

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Time to Play

Spring skiing at Beitostoelen. Photo: Stefano Zatta/Madshus

Some of the best skiing is yet to be had this season! Are you ready? With longer days, lots of sunshine and a whole season’s worth of accumulated snow pack, now is the time to head up high and take advantage of your fitness and technique base! Spring can bring about some of the best […]

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The King Continues

Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) won four medals during the 2016 IBU World Championships on home turf in Oslo. Photo: Nordic Focus

Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) keeps racing through the 2018 Olympic season and is becoming a dad. The King of Biathlon announced today that he is both continuing his career for at least two more years to and he is also becoming a father, expecting a baby with Ukraine biathlete Daria Domratcheva in October. Bjørndalen announced […]

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What a Wrap

Johan Kjølstad (NOR) won Årefjällsloppet (SWE), the season finale for the 2016 Ski Classics. Photo: Ski Classics

A world record and double Madshus podiums in the Ski Classics finale and at the Norwegian national championships cap off another marvelous season. Johan Kjølstad (NOR) and John Kristian Dahl (NOR) were first and second respectively at the 65km Årefjällsloppet in Sweden on Saturday, which was the final event in the 2016 Ski Classics long-distance […]

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Thriller on Tap

Årefjällsloppet is the last event in the 2016 Ski Classics. Photo: Ski Classics

The Ski Classics season finale on Saturday features tight fights for the overall titles. Prior to the last race in the 2016 long-distance series John Kristian Dahl (NOR) is in third place overall, but made some giant steps toward the top after winning both Vasaloppet on March 6 and Birkebeinerrennet on March 19. In doing […]

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