Tagged: Cross-country skiing

Johaug returns, as dominant as ever

After two-year suspension, cross-country skier Therese Johaug is winning once again Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After 988 days since her last World Cup race, Therese Johaug was back competing with the best cross-country skiers...

Skier Petter Northug retires

Cross-country skiing loses a “rock star” Pieter Wijnen Norway Today In front of a large press corps in Trondheim, a groomed 32-year-old announced that his long and eventful career as a cross-country superstar is...

Norway’s Olympic success sets high bar

Even with some legends retiring, expect to see Norwegians on podiums this winter Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Last season, the Norwegian Winter Olympic squad was the most successful nation at the Games with 39...

World Cup

Wins for Klæbo and Weng

Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Klæbo the overnight sensation Johannes Høsflot Klæbo started out second in the finishing pursuit race of the mini-tour in the World Cup cross-country final in Falun, Sweden, March 18. Obviously...

Marit Bjørgen

Marit Bjørgen aims for the history books

The skier needs four more medals to become the winningest Winter Olympian Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After adding three gold medals to her collection in Sochi 2014, Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen brought her...

Heidi Weng

Dueling women ski to victory in Italy

Norwegian Heidi Weng wins second Tour de Ski, Østberg second; Sundby second among men Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Heidi Weng celebrated her second consecutive Tour de Ski cross-country victory Jan. 7. The duel with...

Oslo Marathon rollerski

Skiing is a game of seconds

Closing the Gap Maks Zechel Faster Skier It was a typically frigid day of January ski racing in Thunder Bay, Canada. Halfway through the A-final of the classic sprint, I was already far behind...

Johannes Høsflot Klæbo

Klæbo named Norway’s “New Northug”

With three victories, 21-year-old Johannes Høsflot Klæbo wins season opening mini-tour Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Johannes Høsflot Klæbo was in a class of his own in the first two races during the cross-country...

Skiing in Norway

Skiing in Norway

Get the best of the white stuff in Norway David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Breathtaking natural scenery, challenging mountainous terrain, gentle slopes for families, and guaranteed snow at many resorts: A ski trip to Norway...

Nygaard wins world’s longest ski race

Norwegian cross-country ski racer takes gold in the ultra-marathon of skiing M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Saturday, April 15, Andreas Nygaard, a 27-year-old Norwegian cross-country ski racer from Burford in Troms County, won...