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Kowalczyk & Eliassen triumph at Birkebeinerrennet 2019

16 March 2019

Like every year, thousands of cross-country skiing lovers honoured the legacy of the Birkebeiner warriors at today’s Birkebeinerrennet. The victories in 2019 go to Poland’s Justyna Kowalczyk & Norway’s Petter Eliassen. Norway’s biggest cross-country skiing race is also one of the biggest xc-events in the world and a highlight in the Worldloppet calendar. Like every… Read more »

SkiPlanet by Worldloppet Episode 6

12 March 2019

💥ON AIR💥 Welcome to the 6th episode of #SkiPlanetByWorldloppet, your worldwide cross-country marathon skiing show! Today, we’re in Szklarska Poręba, in Poland, to discover the great Bieg Piastów… 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! • SkiPlanet… Read more »

Race Reporter Philipp at the Engadin Skimarathon 2019

11 March 2019

My 9th Worldloppet race brought me to the wide valley of Engadin, Switzerland. The Engadin Skimarathon is the second largest cross-country skiing race in the world and certainly one of the most prestigious trophies for skating specialists. The last three Worldloppet races have been far away from home, Japan, Canada and the USA, – it… Read more »

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 »