Category Archives: News 2014

The French Worldloppet masters prepared for winter

away from the snow, but with enthusiasm. December the 7th, 25 masters waited snow in the Jura … where it did not come. Or exactly didn’t stay. But very nice atmosphere and very good meeting with the Technical Director of the … Continue reading

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Small Boy’s WL challenge, he got WL silver master

by Minoru Matsuyama Our family WL challenge was started in 2009 from J50, my son finished 25km short race, he was 9 years old. He got first WL stamp on his passport there. We established Team SUOMI from 2009. Team … Continue reading

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Full refund of startfee

It is possible, it’s nothing new, offers have been given but not much has happened. Both low levels of snow and bad weather have led to cancellation of popular ski marathons during the last few years. Some times cancellation occurs … Continue reading

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Four new Worldloppet-races

Four new races have become “Associate Members” to the Worldloppet Ski Federation. From now on, Marchablanca / Ushuaialoppet (ARG), Vasaloppet China (China), Fossavatn Ski Marathon (ISL) and Merino Muster (NZL) are included into the Worldloppet family and are eligitable to … Continue reading

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Engadin Skimarathon on the way to the Ideal Start

Text by Hannes Larsson. March 22nd 2014: Engadin Skimarathon had announced a new start system to be adopted in 2015: 14 starting blocks with 5 minute intervals. We welcomed this improvement but suggested that the Ideal Start like at Marcialonga … Continue reading

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Marg’s final report of 2014 – Euro Winter that wasn’t

On 30th December 2013 five Perisher XC skiers, Bruce Wharrie, Jim Finnie, Arnold D’bras, Stephen Poole and Marg Hayes flew out of Australia on an amazing adventure to ski 14 European Worldloppet cross country ski races (Arnold 10 races) in … Continue reading

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Jizerska 50 cancelled due to lack of snow

More information on race page: http://www.jiz50.cz/en/ Due to the lack of snow, the long distance ski championships Swix Ski Classics has moved from the Jizera Mountains in Czech Republic and will take place nearby St. Moritz in the Engadin Valley, Switzerland. http://www.swixskiclassics.com/news/swix-ski-classics-starts-la-diagonela … Continue reading

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