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16 days, 13 medals, countless smiles

23.02.2018, Pyeongchang, Korea (KOR):
Krista Parmakoski (FIN) - XXIII. Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018, cross-country, medals, Pyeongchang (KOR). © Modica/NordicFocus. Every downloaded picture is fee-liable.

Madshus athletes earned at total of 13 medals in Pyeong Chang (KOR). In both cross-country and biathlon, the Madshus racers took home medals of all colors: gold, silver and bronze. At the biathlon range, Anaïs Bescond helped France to gold in the mixed relay and bronze in the women’s relay, and also won the bronze […]

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Double podium at Vasaloppet

Astrid Øyre Slind after finishing Vasaloppet 2018, in 2nd place. Photo: Stefano Zatta

Astrid Øyre Slind (NOR) and Stian Hoelgaard were second and third, respectively, at the tough 90-kilometer classic race from Sälen to Mora. With cold, draggy snow after a long period of frigid temperatures and snow falling through most of the race, conditions were brutal for the more than 15,000 racers in the 94th edition of […]

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Inside the Factory: Skin skis are coming to the World Cup

“I suspect that we will se skin skis on the World Cup in not too long,” says Svein Ivar Moen. The former Norwegian national biathlon team wax tech, personal wax tech for Ole Einar Bjørndalen and product developer at Madshus, is certain that we have only seen the start of the skin ski revolution. “As […]

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Eight new World Championship medals

Jon Rolf Skamo Hope  (NOR) after winning the gold medal in the 10km classic event at 2018 FIS JR World Championships. Photo: Eirik Myhren

Four Madshus racers take home a total of eight medals from the 2018 FIS U23/Junior Nordic World Championships in Goms (AUT). Jon Rolf Skamo Hope (NOR), who was rated the best athlete of the Junior World Championships, earned three medals in four days, including gold in the 10-kilometer classic event on January 30, silver in […]

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Double dress rehearsal

Jarl Magnus Riiber (NOR), was on the podium 3 times in 3 days at the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup in Seefeld (AUT). Photo: Nordic Focus

The 2019 World Championships preview in Seefeld was also a final chance to race before the Olympics. Jarl Magnus Riiber (NOR) posted three podium finishes in three days at the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup mini tour. “I had amazing skis, and I also did well at the jumping hill. Having been on the podium […]

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On track for the Olympics

Krista Parmakoski (FIN)  won the 10km classic at the FIS world cup in Planica (SLO) on Sunday. Photo: Nordic Focus

Double World Cup victory bodes well for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang (KOR) in February. Krista Pärmäkoski (FIN) who won the women’s 10-kilometer classic race at the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Planica (SLO) on Sunday, with Heidi Weng (NOR) in third place. Pärmäkoski is exited to feel back on track after illness […]

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Sweeping the long and the short

Ida Sargent (USA) at the FIS cross-country World Cup team sprint in Dresden (GER). Photo: Nordic Focus

Podium performances in the Ski Classics marathon, the FIS World Cup team sprint and the IBU biathlon World Cup relay. In the Ski Classics long-distance series, Sara Lindborg (SWE) delivered a solid podium finish in Austria – her first for the season – with second place in the 60-kilometer Kaiser Maximilian Lauf. The race, which […]

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Østberg and Weng dominate Tour de Ski opener

Ingvild Oestberg (NOR) has a solid overall lead headed into the meat of the 2018 Tour de Ski. Photo: Nordic Focus

Ingvild Flugstad Østberg and Heidi Weng are headed into the meat of the 2018 FIS Tour de Ski with a solid overall lead on the rest of the pack after a stellar opening weekend to the 7-stage event in Lenzerheide (SUI). Despite tricky conditions in both the opening sprint race on Saturday, December 30, and […]

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Seven stages, nine days and 400 FIS points

Heidi Weng (NOR) with her FIS Tour de Ski trophy after the final climb in Val di Fiemme (ITA). Photo: Nordic Focus

All you need to know about the 2018 Tour de Ski. The 12th edition of the FIS Tour de Ski stage race opens with sprint competitions in Lenzerheide (SUI) on December 30, continues with individual start classic races on December 31 and skate pursuit races on January 1. The tour then moves on to Oberstdorf […]

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Behind the scenes: A passion for innovation

From the World Cup to YOUR race course. Photo: Stefano Zatta

How does Madshus apply World Cup technology to every product level? Meet Svein Ivar Moen, the head of the Madshus ski testing department. “I was born curious. I like to challenge the established conventions, and I look for ways to apply new and cutting edge innovation to all of our product lines,” the accomplished test […]

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