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Bye-bye, Worldloppet friends

Text by Hannes Larsson At Finlandia hiihto 2018 I finished my 34th Worldloppet (WL) passport and decided to finish my WL « career » with that achievement, 27 Gold Masters  and 7 Silver Masters. Already several years ago I was thinking at … Continue reading

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Engadin Skimaraton – Report 2018

On Sunday 11th March the 50th Engadin ski marathon was held in the spectacular Engadin Valley in Switzerland.  Many aspects of the race were organised to celebrate the 50 years of the event; in the St Moritz Elevator Gallery there … Continue reading

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Bieg Piastow 2018, Poland

Poland certainly puts on an extensive array of races at the Jakuszyce cross country trail area including 3 Worldloppet races, being 2 silver and 1 gold as well as some shorter races.  Friday 2nd March was the 30km freestyle (silver), … Continue reading

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Kortvasan & Sunday’s Oppet Spor 2018

Sweden’s Vasaloppet Week is amazing, as some 100,00 skiers participate in a variety of races leading up to the main race the actual 90km Vasaloppet on Sunday 4th March.  Races include the 30km Kortvasan, the 30km Tjejvasan (Women’s race with … Continue reading

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Jizerska50 report in 2018

Three days of skiraces, classic and skate, many participants and a good skiarena. Yes, Jizerska is good. This year the weather was also good or did you notice? It’s when weather is bad people notice. Temperatures where around minus 5-6 … Continue reading

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Konig Ludwig Lauf 2018 race report

On the weekend of 3/4th February, Germany’s Konig Ludwig Lauf Worldloppet race was held in Oberammergau. The race start was near Ettal and finished at the Sports Centre in Oberammergau. On Saturday at 9am some 500 skiers lined up for … Continue reading

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2018 Marcialonga Report

Passo Lavaze: On Thursday 25th January the crowds flocked to Passo Lavaze for the annual 22km Silver Worldloppet classic ski race. The sun was shining, it was still and the temperature was just below zero, making for extremely pleasant conditions … Continue reading

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