Author Archives: LV

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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French skiers prepare 2017 season

(Article is in french below this english text) As every year at the same time, the French skiers of the Worldloppet meet in the mountains to prepare the  next season. No more snow on November 26 in the Jura this … Continue reading

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News from Jizerska Padesatka 2017

Good news. In 2017 Jizerska is moving its race day to mid February, away from the usual early January dates. This will make the race alot more snow safe. Thing two is that they have made insurance arrangements so that … Continue reading

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Fossavatn 2016

Here we have a new nice race report by Boris Petroff. Both english and french. They are in PDF format so just click them and Acrobat or you web-broser will display all, including pictures. Fossavatn 2016 PDF english and Fossavatn 2016 PDF french … Continue reading

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