By Eli Brown, Fischer USA Nordic Race Service Director
This past weekend was a great one for Fischer both internationally and domestically. With the final World Cup races of the season in Falun, Sweden both individual race champions and Overall World Cup champions were to be crowned. In Saturdays individual pursuit race, Fischer athlete Eugeni Dementiev of Russia won the mass sprint to capture his first world cup victory. Further back in the lead pack, Germanys Axel Teichmann finished 7th to secure the 2004-2005 Overall World Cup title.
Gold Rush podium, including Gold Rush Champion Lars Flora and FIS North American Marathon Cup Champion Ivan Babikov
The latest US National Ranking list, published on March 2nd, 2005 is another celebration for Fischer. Andrew Newell, after an impressive season of sprints and middle distance races including a 12th place finish at Worlds is the new leader on the points list. For women, Rebecca Dussault leads the charge.
Stay tuned for the final races of the 2005 race season, and 2004-2005 Super Tour with the Colorado International Spring Series March 26th to April 2nd in Winter Park, Colorado.
For more information on this article or anything pertaining to Fischer Nordic Racing, please contact Fischer USA Nordic Race Director, Eli Brown.