Sweden hires Marko Laaksonen as the new head coach for the national women´s biathlon team.
Krista Lähtenmaaki – mark that name: This is the young Finnish cross-country skier who has arrived with a splash on the World Cup circuit and has been flagged the rising star by everyone in the nordic community – from coaches and fellow athletes to veteran ski reporters. As one of the most promising racers on […]
Outstanding winter conditions throughout Scandinavia, Central Europe and North America, combined with a positive perception of the Madshus brand made for a year with incredible demand for Madshus products. Madshus products were so popular that for a period in the early season, many of the Madshus products were sold out, particularly in the high-end segment […]
Madshus athletes Ole Einar Bjørndalen and Michael Greis are the first biathletes to receive the Holmenkollen medal, the most prestigious award given to athletes in any skiing discipline in Norway. The medal, Holmenkollmedaljen, has been awarded by Skiforeningen since 1895. This year marks the first time the award is given to biathletes after the organization […]
Madshus racers have totally dominated the marathon citrcuit this season. After owning the podium in the 2011 Vasaloppet, we barely dared to hope it could get any better, but the 2011 Birkebeinerrennet two weeks later was no different: Madshus racers moved in on the podium again. The Madshus racers publicly bragged about their fast skis […]
Madshus is present at the Biathlon World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS) with an experienced service crew to assist the Madshus athletes, a solid troop of potential medal candidates. While everyone has big expectations for two of the Nordic ski world’s biggest talents, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway, 3-time Olympic gold medalist Michael […]
Defending Vasaloppet champion Jörgen Brink (Madshus) won the 2011 Vasaloppet in an amazing race effort. A pole break cost the Swede a lot of time, but with his incredible strength and determination, as well as super fast skis, Brink was able to catch back up to the lead group of four. In the last 500 […]
Krista Lähteenmäki (FIN) went straight into silver in the women’s team sprint at the 2011 World Championships in Oslo this week, and anchored Finland to an impressive bronze medal in the women’s relay on Thursday. Getting off to a good start in the 2011 World Championships in Oslo, Lähteenmäki posted a strong fifth place in […]