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Video: COMING NEXT – Kangaroo Hoppet 2019

21 August 2019

A ride with Kangaroos!! Are you interested? Another great day is coming in the Southern Hemisphere. You have a Rendezvous on Saturday, August 24th for the Kangaroo Hoppet in Australia!

A season opening kissed by the sun in Argentina

Big success for the 9th Ushuaia Loppet and 33th Marcha Blanca that took place yesterday Sunday August 18th in the Tierra Mayor Valley, at the very bottom of Patagonia near Ushuaia – in the so-called “fin del mundo”, the end of the world. More than 350 registered skiers joined the race, where the weather really… Read more »

Global Ski Marathon Ranking Launched at Ushuaialoppet

16 August 2019

Only two days remain, until the new season of marathon skiing is going to be kicked off by the first Worldloppet race, the Ushuaialoppet in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, the so-called “fin del mundo” (end of the world). There, Worldloppet is bringing big news into the new ski marathon season: The Gloabl Ski Marathon Ranking.… Read more »

Cross-Country Ski Season Opening at the End of the World

23 July 2019

Since Worldloppet has settled in Tierra del Fuego/Argentina, so-called the end of the world, the nordic industry there is growing and growing. The Ushuaialoppet is the Argentinian Wordloppet member and seems to be ready for opening the marathon skiing season. Already more than 25 kilometres of trail has seen the start of grooming operations around… Read more »

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 »

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 »