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Transjurassienne 2017

Une Transjurassienne belle … et rude. Après l’annulation étrange de 2016, chacun se demandait ce que serait l’édition 2017 ? D’autant que la neige se fit rare sur le massif du Jura en ce début d’hiver. Et qu’un redoux dans les … Continue reading

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The cheating scandal is NOT closed

The Worldloppet Newsletter No. 2 which appeared on February 3 contained an article “Cheating case closed”. WL had remained completely silent about this scandal since May 2016, when a group of skiers, members of IAWLS discovered the cheating system and … Continue reading

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Marcialonga 2017

Bravissimi Marcialonga organizers ! (French version of this article is below the english one) One more success for the Marcialongas team, expert users of trucks, shovels… and snow cannons in order to offer us a very beautiful race. Not the least … Continue reading

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New title: “Dirty WL Master”

New ski technique?? By Minoru from Sapporo Dear WL skiers I believe all WL skiers love skiing on the white snow, it is very fun and wonderful time, isn’t it. For a long time XC ski is only classical style … Continue reading

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More articles on the Worldloppet cheating scandal

Several other websites are writing about this important case. This list is what we have observed. Some of the articles also have a comments section. Germanys biggest site for xc skiing: https://www.xc-ski.de/events/skimarathons-2-2/news-66/betrugsskandal-im-worldloppet-master-diplome-erschlichen/ Expressen, Swedens second biggest newspaper: http://www.expressen.se/sport/larm-for-fusk-i-vasaloppet-omojligt-att-upptacka/ Pluss Expressen TV: http://www.expressen.se/tv/sport/vintersport/misstankt-fusk-avslojat-i-vasaloppet/ Russias … Continue reading

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Cheating scandal in Worldloppet

During 2016 a system of long term cheating in Worldloppet races was discovered. A work group looked into the case and found a lot more than expected. One of the interesting and valuable features of Worldloppet (WL) is the system … Continue reading

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Biggest skimaraton race calendar 2017

As every year we present a list of circa four houndred skimarathon races. The longest we know of. The list is made by our executive member Thomas Huber. Enjoy the list. It contains skiraces from so many nations. Happy travel and … Continue reading

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