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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
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
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
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
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
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