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 »

Skiing action at the American Birkebeiner weekend

22 February 2019

While the marathon skiing elite at the moment is focussing on the Finlandia Hiihto in Lahti, which is the 6th stage of the FIS Worldloppet Cup 2019, another Worldloppet race is holding its events this weekend: The American Birkebeiner. Already the whole week the mainstreet of Hayward has been the venue of different events on… Read more »

Race Reporter Philipp travelling over the great lake

20 February 2019

February is a busy month in Northern America when it comes to Worldloppet races. The city of Gatineau and Hayward, a small town in Wisconsin, are welcoming skiers from all over the world. Two hot weekends of long-distance racing are on the menu, first in Canada, then in the US, first the Gatineau Loppet, then… Read more »

Gatineau Loppet weekend attracted 2200 skiers

18 February 2019

The Gatineau Loppet’s 41st edition started under brilliant sunshine at École secondaire Mont-Bleu in Gatineau area this weekend. All participants, from expert to beginner, were eager to hit the trails of Gatineau Park for the classic technique, the free technique and the snowshoe races. This year again, the 51 km free technique, which started from… Read more »

Niko Koskela first Finn to win Tartu Maraton

17 February 2019

Aftere melting spring weather over the last days the relief came tonight, when minus degrees ensured a frozen and very firm track for the 46th Tartu Maraton between Otepää and Elva. The conditions have been as good, that the big winner of today, Niko Koskela (FIN), even skied a new record time on the 63-km… Read more »