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 »

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 »

Gräfnings & Tarantola are the FIS Worldloppet Cup Champions 2019

6 April 2019

After one year break, the Ugra Ski Marathon in the Russian Khanty-Mansiysk returned into the FIS Worldloppet Cup as final stage today. The 50 km skating race brought the decision in the FIS-worldcup of long-distance skiing: Maria Gräfnings from Sweden & Damien Tarantola (FRA) are the Champions 2019. 6th place enough for Tarantola to defend… Read more »

FIS Worldloppet Cup Final Stage in Russia is coming

3 April 2019

The FIS Worldloppet Cup season 2019 is coming to an end! Only one stage is remaining. This weekend the Ugra Ski Marathon in the Siberian Khanty-Mansiysk is going to decide, who will become FIS Worldloppet Cup Champion 2019. A long marathon skiing season is coming to an end It has already been a long season… Read more »

SkiPlanet by Worldloppet Episode 7

18 March 2019

💥ON AIR💥 Welcome to the 7th episode of #SkiPlanetByWorldloppet, your worldwide cross-country marathon skiing show! Today, we’re in Saint-Moritz, in Switzerland, to discover the great Engadin Skimarathon… and many more! Enjoy the show! 👍 Don’t miss this episode AND like the Worldloppet Facebook-page for not missing a single episode of #SkiPlanet.