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Tour de Ski, Mass Start Classic

Mon, 01/10/2011 - 18:32 -- Admin
Date: 
Sat, 01/08/2011 (All day)

Today’s eagerly awaited mass start race offered everything a cross-country skiing enthusiast could wish for. In the men’s event, the Norwegian superstar Petter Northug launched his promised catch up bid, winning the race and taking all 5 bonus sprints.
In the lead, Switzerland’s Dario Cologna came in second in each test, still comfortably ahead by more than a minute in the overall standing.
Tomorrow will see the difficult final ascent to Alpe Chermis, with a gradient of 28% in places.

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Tour de Ski, Final Climb, Alpe Chermis

Tue, 01/25/2011 - 22:13 -- Admin
Date: 
Sun, 01/09/2011 (All day)

This year's Tour de Ski is over. In the lead from the beginning, Olympic winner, Switzerland’s Dario Cologna, made no concessions on the final day and took victory in style, in front of superstar Petter Northug from Norway. Two-time Tour winner Lukas Bauer launched an incredible catch up bid. storming from 10th to 3rd place in the overall standing with the absolute best time of the day. Once again the weather played an important role, with very changeable conditions over the 10 days of the tour.

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Oslo: Nordic World Championships 23.02.-06.03.2011 - Cross-country skiing team sprint

Wed, 03/02/2011 - 23:00 -- shadzic

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Oslo
Norway
59° 54' 49.9284" N, 10° 45' 8.082" E
Date: 
Sun, 03/06/2011 (All day)

Canada celebrates historical victory in team sprint. Daven Kershaw and Alex Harvey beat the absolute favorites Petter Northug and Ola Vigen Hattestad with strong finish. Bronze medal goes to Russian team

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Today the other teams had no chance against Canada
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Charlotte Kalla finishes first for Sweden
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Ida Ingermasdotter and Charlotte Kalla celebrate their victory
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Canada, number one!
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Glidewax: HF red, Top Finish: JetStream red Powder Kickwax: Base green, Toko Klister red
Race conditions
Competition Discipline: 
Nordic
Snow Type: 
New Snow
Weather: 
Fog
Snow: 
-4
Air: 
-4
Humidity: 
98
Racing service: 
Christian Schocher

Oslo: Nordic World Championships, Cross-country skiing 15km men classic

Wed, 03/02/2011 - 22:26 -- shadzic

Location

Oslo
Norway
59° 54' 49.9284" N, 10° 45' 8.082" E
Date: 
Tue, 03/01/2011 (All day)

Like in the womens races yesterday it was the Scandinavian teams calling the shots. Norway would definetely claim a medal again.

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Matti Heikkinen
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Eldar Roenning
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Martin Johnsrud Sundby on his last meters
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Race conditions
Competition Discipline: 
Nordic
Snow Type: 
New Snow
Weather: 
Cloudy
Snow: 
-4
Air: 
-3
Humidity: 
92
Racing service: 
Christian Schocher

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