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14.200 skiers waiting for the Engadin Skimarathon

9 March 2019

The 51st Engadin Skimarathon again offers the best cross-country skiing in Switzerland and a field of top international skiers. Dario Cologna and Roman Furger among the men and Anouk Faivre-Picon among the women can win the Engadiner for the fourth time. The run has been sold out since the end of January; 14,200 skiers are… Read more »

New Book: Polish Global Skier about him skiing around the world

8 March 2019

The Polish famous Worldloppet skier Andrzej Guzinski has been writing a book about his path from a „skiing nobody” to a Global Skier. An official premiere took place during the last Bieg Piastów. „Twenty steps on snow”, as it is titled, tells a story of a man – Andrzej Guzinski – who decided to try… Read more »

For the love of cross country skiing

6 March 2019

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 »

Interview with Tore Berdan & Britta Norgren about their Vasa-Victory

4 March 2019

Vasaloppet 2019 offered solo victories in both the men’s and women’s class. Norwegian Tore Bjørset Berdal broke away with barely five kilometres left and could hold his ground for a victory in the men’s class and Britta Johansson Norgren won the ladies’ class after having been alone in the lead for almost the whole race.… Read more »

Berdal & Norgren win 2019’s Vasaloppet

3 March 2019

Today at 08:00 in the morning more than 15.000 skiers started to move from the Swedish Sälen to Mora for the 2019-edition of the famous Vasaloppet. Almost 5 hours later we know, who finished first and gets the honor and glory as next Vasaloppet winner of the history. More precisely, 4:49:15 later, the winner crossed… Read more »

Russians defend their home turf at Demino Skimarathon

2 March 2019

About two thousand skiers from 19 countries of the world and 60 regions of Russia took part in the main race of the Demino Skimarathon today. Among them are Olympic champions, professional athletes and also a lot of Worldloppet masters. As a result, the Russian skiers were able to defend their home turf. Both podiums,… Read more »

WATCH LIVE: Demino Skimarathon 2019

The Russian Worldloppet race, the Demino Skimarathon is taking place this weekend. On Saturday the 2nd March the traditional marathon race over 50 km in free technique is taking place and on Sunday the 3rd the participants are going fo 25 km classic technique. !Watch both races live here! The live streams start on both… Read more »

Really everything you need to know about Vasaloppet 2019

1 March 2019

The 95th Vasaloppet will start in Sälen on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 08:00.Vasaloppet is fully booked, as usual, which means 15,800 registered participants. In total around 62,000 participants have registered so far for the Vasaloppet Winter Week 2019 races. This is the 42nd year that Vasaloppet will be broadcast live on Swedish Television. Here… Read more »

The history of Finnish Worldloppet Masters

27 February 2019

Finland is a country with many Worldloppet skiers and Masters. In 2017 Finland had the second highest number of Masters of all the nations in Worldloppet and most multiple masters. Also several skiers who have collected more than ten Master titles are coming from Finland. The book “Elämyshiihtoja maailmall – Worldloppet Masters Finland 1986-2016” tells… Read more »

SkiPlanet by Worldloppet Episode 5

26 February 2019

💥ON AIR💥 Welcome to the 5th episode of #SkiPlanetByWorldloppet, your worldwide cross-country marathon skiing show! Today, we’re in Tartu, in Estonia, to discover the great Tartu Maratoni Kuubik… and many more (Hellenurme Veskimuuseum MTÜ, Eesti Rahva Muuseum / Estonian National Museum, Demino Marathons, Engadin Skimarathon…)! Enjoy the show ! 👍 Don’t miss this episode AND… Read more »

Race Reporter Philipp doing the American Birkebeiner 2019

America’s largest cross-country ski race is well known all around the globe and has always been on my bucket list. Tired from the two marathons but very excited my travel companions and I started our journey from Gatineau to Hayward. The expected half day on the road and in the airplane turned out to be… Read more »

Maria Gräfnings secures FIS Worldloppet Cup Champion Title 2019

24 February 2019

Seven years ago the FInlandia Hiihto was part of the FIS Worldloppet Cup. Today the official FIS-worldcup of marathon skiing returned to the cross-country skiing capital in Finland, to Lahti, for the 6th and previous last stage of the ongoing season. Maria Gräfnings can secure her first FIS Worldloppet Cup overall title already today with winning the… Read more »