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Worldloppet Master cheating scandal. Status update

Time has passed and this is an update and latest status on the cheating masters. Many cheating race results have been set to DSQ (disqualified) the last year and many master diplomas have from this been removed. But there is … Continue reading

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Warning: AVIS car rental in Italy

Because of multiple incidents recently and no sign of improvements we have to give out a warning to stay away from AVIS car rental in Italy. The reason is in short: the potential for not safe cars and scamming. In … Continue reading

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Fantastique Islande

Text by Boris Petroff « C’est la plus belle des 18 courses Worldloppet que je connais ! » : Michel Bouteraon, organisateur de la Transjurassienne, ne tarit pas d’éloges sur la Fossavatn 2017 qu’il découvrait … dans des conditions idéales, il faut bien dire. … Continue reading

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New in 2017: a night Vasa free technic!

(french text will follow after english text) I ran the first night Vasaloppet, the Nattvasan! Per team of two, with my nephew. It was exceptional … At 7:30 pm the night fell and we are on the starting line: there … Continue reading

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Engadin Skimarathon innovates

In the 2017 events Engadin Skimarathon introduced two innovations. The first was the availability of two tents in the start area where the skiers could keep warm waiting for the start. A thick layer of wood chips on the ground … Continue reading

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Bieg Piastow 2017

Like last year, races were organized on three days: Friday March 3 the 30 km FT race, Saturday March 4 the 50 km CT race and Sunday March 5 the 25 km CT race. Shorter promotional races also took place. … Continue reading

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Tartu Maraton 2017

During the weeks preceding the date of the Estonian Worldloppet race alarming reports told about the lack of snow and the organizers’ uncertainty about the race course. Finally they confirmed one week before the race week-end that the races will … Continue reading

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