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It’s Snow Time. Almost

Ski areas are opening with manmade and stored snow, the snow tunnels offer constant winter year-round, and the racing season is a month away for the elite and World Cup racers. But what do you do with this snow? Madshus caught up on training during the transition period with Madshus marathon champion John Kristian Dahl (NOR). […]

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FIS World Cup Expands

Heidi Weng (NOR), Ingvild Flugstad Østberg (NOR) and Krista Pärmäkoski (FIN) swept the podium on the 7th stage of Ski Tour Canada. Photo: FIS

For the first time ever, the FIS World Cup will take place in Scotland. Starting in 2020, Edinburgh will host the start of a brand new FIS Ski Tour. The stages of the new tour will take place primarily in Norway and Sweden, but Edinburgh is proposed to host the prologue. “A new tour in […]

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4 National Championship Medals

Madshus biathletes helped themselves to the hardware at the Norwegian Summer Biathlon Championships. World champion Marte Olsbu drove home with two gold medals of two possible, winning both the sprint race on Saturday and the pursuit on Sunday. “It was a hard day on the course today, but I did well at the range. I […]

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50,000 Tickets Gone

Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg (NOR) at the 2015 World Championships in Falun (SWE). Photo: Nordic Focus

The 2017 FIS Nordic World Championships in Lahti (FIN) have already sold more than 50,000 tickets to the events. Stadium tickets for several of the most popular events are already sold out, both for cross-country and the jumping competitions, organizers announced last week. The most popular days are Friday, March 3, when the men’s relay […]

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Riiber Makes History in Germany

Jarl Riiber (NOR) at the FIS Nordic Combined  World Cup in Oslo (NOR) in February. Photo: Nordic Focus

Jarl Riiber (NOR) won the overall title at the Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix in Oberstdorf (GER). In the final Summer Grand Prix competition of the season, 18-year-old Jarl Riiber made quite a statement. First, Riiber won the jumping competition with a jump of 145.1 meters and light years ahead of Maxime Laheurte (FRA) who […]

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New final to Ski Classics

Ylläs-Levi 60km premiers on April 8, 2017, and will be the final event in the 2016-17 Ski Classics. Photo: www.yllaslevi.com

The long-distance series ends in Finland for the next three years. The all-new 60-kilometer classic event Ylläs-Levi premiers on April 8, 2017, and will be the Ski Classics final through 2019. The Ski Classics is unique in that the race series offers regular recreational skiers and citizen racers an opportunity to start on the same […]

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Another Podium

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

Johan Kjølstad (NOR) made the podium at the roller ski race Alliansloppet. The Madshus marathon racer was second in the classic roller ski race in Sweden this weekend. He finished the 48-kilometer course in 1:43:56, and won the sprint finish for second place. Alliansloppet was the second event in the new roller ski series World […]

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Weng on Track

Heidi Weng wins the final stage at Toppidrettsveka 2016, the classic mass start in Trondheim. Photo: Toppidrettsveka/Rune Djuvsland

Heidi Weng (NOR) won the overall title at Toppidrettsveka 2016. Heidi Weng won three of the four stages at the annual international roller ski festival Toppidrettsveka in Norway last week. She started the 3-day event with winning the 24-kilometer skate race Brekka on Thursday morning, which concludes with a 10-kilometer climb that just gets steeper […]

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Training with the Best

20.02.2016, Lahti, Finland (FIN):
Paal Golberg (NOR) - FIS world cup cross-country, individual sprint, Lahti (FIN). www.nordicfocus.com. © Felgenhauer/NordicFocus. Every downloaded picture is fee-liable.

Pål Golberg (NOR) roller skis through the winter and plays golf as much as he can. The 26-year-old Norwegian had his international breakthrough at the Lillehammer World Cup in December 2013, when he won the 15km classic race. This year, Golberg did a repeat when he won the opening sprint in the World Cup mini-tour […]

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Back on the Podium

Heidi Weng at the 7.5km uphill skate race Lysebotn Opp on Thursday, where she was second. Photo: Blink2016

Madshus racers collected five podium finishes at the 2016 Blink Summer Ski Festival in Sandnes (NOR). On Thursday July 28, Heidi Weng (NOR) pulled into second place in the brutal 7.5-kilometer uphill skate roller ski race Lysebotn Opp. In the men’s race, Madshus racer Simen Andreas Sveen (NOR) was third. Both men and women raced the […]

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