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Bjørndalen: A master of details

When The King of biathlon, Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR), is embarking on his 20th World Cup season with the World Cup openers in Östersund (SWE) this week, he leaves nothing untested. (Story continues below the photo) They say that behind every great man is a great woman. Behind Bjørndalen, there is a great woman and […]

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Biathlete shines in XC World Cup

Madshus biathlete Emil Hegle Svendsen (NOR) raced the arguably most impressive leg in the men’s 4x10K relay at the cross-country World Cup opener at Sjusjøen, Norway, Sunday. Svendsen made up almost two minutes on the leaders and worked his way up to the leaders, and mixed in with the photo finish sprint. Overall, he pulled […]

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Inside Madshus Racing Service

The Madshus Racing Service crew supports all the Madshus contract racers. But at the end of the day, the efforts of the racing crew benefit citizen racers and recreational skiers as well as the elite. While the national teams take care of the race day waxing and tuning for all their racers, Stian Grønås and […]

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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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Team Madshus: Amazing opportunity

Norwegian skiers Ingeranne Strøm Nakstad and Morten Teksnes were both named to the new elite development project Team Madshus Norway for the upcoming season. The young skiers told Langrenn.com during the season kick-off that they are grateful for the opportunity to pursue their dreams and careers with the support of Madshus. The last weekend in […]

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Secrets to great skis

Picking the perfect skis is more than just matching a skiers weight and height with a form. The brand of skis, the conditions they will be used in, and who will ski them important elements in picking the perfect skis. And some factors that matter more than others. For starters, only a few brands produce […]

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Favorite workout: Moosehufing

Madshus cross-country racer Ingvild Flugstad Østberg, who crashed onto the World Cup last winter posting a 14th place overall in the 2011 Tour de Ski in her first season as senior, loves all kinds of workouts. But moosehufing is one of her favorite intensity workouts. Moosehuf, a variety of uphill bounding that resembles the elegant […]

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Alsgaard: How much volume?

Is it better to train a lot of hours, or fewer hours with higher intensity? This is an old debate. Thomas Alsgaard argues that the whole debate comes down to personal preference and knowing your own body. “There are several ways to the top. If you train fewer hours, you can do more intensity and […]

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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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Steira: In The Game for Another 3 Years

Kristin Størmer Steira. Photo: Inge Scheve

Kristin Størmer Steira is looking forward to the 2014 Olympics, but she does suspect the Sotchi Games will be her last major event.

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