NewsRacingWorld CupQuébec 15 k Mass Start Classic Rundown

FasterSkier FasterSkierMarch 23, 2019
Grinding uphill in the men’s 15 k classic mass start. (Photo: Peggy Hung).

FIS World Cup Québec City 15 k Mass Start Classic

We’re changing the format for this race rundown. With many North Americans racing during World Cup finals in Québec, screenshots from Live Timing will keep the rundown updated efficiently.

Why start with the top of the podium, when the real story sat front and center in second. Canada’s Alex Harvey nailed the pacing and nailed the finish to ski himself into a storybook-like ending in QuébecThis was Harvey’s next to last day before retiring from competition after Sunday’s pursuit.

That said, Norway protected Johannes Høsflot Klæbo – more on those tactics in the race report – as he went on to win in 36:10.9.

Erik Bjornsen was the top U.S. skier in 18th (+1:04.3).

 

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