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The Project FIS Worldloppet Cup is coming to an end

17 June 2019

The 41st Worldloppet season has been one of the most successful. With 123.000 participants in total, the Worldloppet Interntional Skifederation is concluding the season 2018/2019 positively. The upcoming season is bringing some major changes:  „In order to meet our vision of being the voice of popular skiing, we feel like we have to strengthen our focus… Read more »

Registration for Marcialonga 2020 open on June 10th

27 May 2019

The Italian Worldloppet race usually solds out within only a few minutes after opening the online registration every year. We expect the same this year, specially when considering, that 2020’s edition is going to be special one: The organizers announced, that coming season the mark of 250.000 participants in total will be broken. “This will… Read more »

SkiPlanet by Worldloppet Episode 8

13 May 2019

💥ON AIR💥Welcome to the 8th episode of #SkiPlanetByWorldloppet, your worldwide cross-country marathon skiing show!Today, we’re in Ísafjörður, in Iceland, to discover the great Fossavatnsgangan… and many more! Enjoy the show! 👍 Don’t miss a single episode of SkiPlanet and like the Worldloppet Facebook page! • SKI PLANET is hosted by Marika Godin, produced by Worldloppet and proudly presented by Montagnes du Jura and Rossignol & Rossignol Apparel.… Read more »

Race Reporter Philipp at the Fossavatnsgangan 2019

9 May 2019

(scroll down for the video summary) It has been a while since my last time on skis and the Engadin Skimarathon seems already like a race from last season. However, my motivation to race in Iceland was still very high since it would be my 10th Worldloppet race. I packed my winter clothes and xc… Read more »

For the love of cross country skiing

The final Worldloppet race of winter 2019 is over, spring is already in the starting blocks and while your cross-country skis are getting ready to enjoy a well-earned rest over the summer months (at least until August when the Ushuaialoppet is going to open the new season), we are already thinking about their next assignment.… Read more »

Pedersen defeats Jeannerod in Fossavtansgangan final sprint

4 May 2019

At 08:00 today, the elite skiers of 2019’s Fossavatnsgangan were standing at the start line in the mountains of Isafjordur, looking down to the sea and feeling the cold Icelandic wind. Even though the spring in Isafjordur is extraordinarily mild, today Iceland decided to present itself as it is known – just ICEland. In total… Read more »

Cross-country skiing with sea view

3 May 2019

Tomorrow it is time to celebrate the Worldloppet winter season-ender in Iceland: Hundreds of Worldloppet skiers travelled to the Scandinavian island to collect a stamp in their passport at the Fossavatnsgangan – probably the most scenic ski marathon. Among them famous names like Ivo Niskanen & Nikita Kriukov. Yesterday evening Worldloppet skiers, masters & passport… Read more »

Important information: Fossavatnsgangan shortened

1 May 2019

Tomorrow the Worldloppet festival in Iceland is going to start with the skating races of Fossavatnsgangan in Isafjordur. As you may have heard, the winter has been exceptionally mild in Iceland. As a result of this, the snow at the regular start and finish area has already left for summer holidays. Therefore, Fossavatnsgangan will be… Read more »

Jizerska 50 launches registrations for 2020

24 April 2019

Just a few sporting events can boast such a rich history and so many participants like the Jizerská 50, the largest cross-country race in the Czech Republic. The Czech Worldloppet race just opened the registrations for the three-day event in the Jizera Mountains. This year they had a record attendance with 7,707 cross-country skiers. Will… Read more »