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Ramsfjell Crushed the World Record for Roller-Skiing Norway Lengthwise

  Madshus athlete Kevin Ramsfjell polished off the 2,600 kilometers from Nordkapp to Lindesnes in amazing 10 days and 10 hours. Kevin Ramsfjell literally demolished the previous world record for roller skiing Norway lengthwise, which was 21 days. The 22-year-old Norwegian did it in 10 days and 10 hours: 2,600 kilometers and more than 30,000 meters elevation gain. And he didn’t even have a single blister or injury. “I’m so impressed with my equipment. I...

Skiers are Born in the Summer

Elite skiers generally put in from 80 to more than 100 hours of training per month from June through September, in order to build a solid endurance base for the ski season and every mile matters. However, logging big hours for weeks on end makes it even more crucial to pay keen attention to the balance between easy distance and intensity, as well as variety to keep things fresh and prevent injury and overtraining. So...

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

They say it ain’t over till it’s over, and for the Madshus racers that was true in a couple of different ways this weekend. Check out the late-season action. Starting off with the Ski Classics long-distance series, Astrid Øyre Slind posted her second impressive victory in a row. The 33-year-old Norwegian fought tooth and nail to the finish line in Birkebeinerrennet, beating two-time Olympian Therese Johaug by a second in a thrilling sprint finish – and...

Getting The Most From Your Skin Skis: Care and Maintenance

While new skin skis are factory-ready to be enjoyed right out of the box, three simple steps will help maintain the perfect kick and rocket glide on your skin skis: prep, clean and glide. And none of this is rocket science or time consuming. Curious about different types of skin skis and how skin skis work? Let’s go skin deep With a lineup of no less than 13 different skin ski models, there’s a Madshus skin...

Vilde Nilsen Makes History at the Para World Championships

The 21-year-old Norwegian crushed her competitors by nearly 1.5 minutes in the 10-kilometer classic race at the World Para Snow Sports Championships in Lillehammer on Thursday, January 13. Vilde Nilsen is back on the course on Tuesday, January 18, for the 15-kilometer skate event, and again in the sprint race on Saturday, January 22. The World Para Snow Sports Championships conclude with cross-country relays on Sunday, January 23. At the IBU Biathlon World Cup in Rupholding, Germany,...

Madshus USA Hires New Race and Service Manager

Madshus USA is excited to announce the hiring of Lina Hultin as the new Race and Service Manager. Lina will work towards finding, developing, and retaining the most talented and influential Nordic athletes in every age category. She will also work closely with the rest of the Madshus team to develop, and execute, a club and coach program that supports the brand and its dealers throughout the country. Lina has accumulated an immense amount of...

Team Madshus Athlete Programs 2021-2022

    Madshus Elite Team Seniors – US Ski Team member, World Cup skier, World Championships member, or Super Tour Top-5 overall season ranking U23s – Top-10 at NCAA Championships, or U23 World Championships Team Member U20/U18/U16s – World Junior Championships Team Member   Madshus Select Team Seniors – Top 20 on the USSA Overall Points List or Super Tour Top-10 overall season ranking U23s – Qualify for NCAA Championships or Top-25 at the USSA...

Madshus Skin Ski Earns “Best In Test” In Comprehensive 2020-21 Skin Ski Test – Again

Yet another “best in test” stamp of approval to Madshus skin skis, this time the winner is the Nordic Pro Skin model. In a large test of the most versatile skin skis for the 2020-21 season from all the major manufacturers, Madshus Nordic Pro Skin was rated best in test. “Versatile, all-round skis for training and recreational skiing account for the largest volume of skin ski sales. Accordingly, we have put a lot of effort into...

Meet Lauri Lepistö

Madshus is proud to announce Finnish World Cup skier Lauri Lepistö to Team Madshus for the upcoming season. The 23-year-old Finn first entered the World Cup in 2016 at the World Cup opener in Ruka (FIN). Lepistö earned his first World Cup points in Otepää (EST) in January 2019 and had his first full World Cup season last year, where he posted two top-30 results, both in the classic sprint event. “We are excited to...

“Systemic racism and social injustice are real. The brutalities that have sparked the Black Lives Matter movement are just recent reminders that we can never take these civil rights for granted. At Madshus, we are committed to social justice and equal opportunities for all, through a supportive and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of race, background and orientation. This is a guiding principle in every part of our operation – from the production line to...

Meet Renaud Jay, the French sprint specialist, who posted World Cup podiums nearly back-to-back this winter. Renaud Jay made his definite international breakthrough in January, when he posted his first World Cup victory, winning the team sprint in Dresden (GER). In February, Jay was third in the individual sprint in Åre (SWE), which was also the first event of the brand-new World Cup Ski Tour. We caught up with the ambitious 28-year-old cross-country skier from...

Norwegian outdoor magazine UTE Magasinet, recently announced Madshus Fjelltech Intelligrip® skin skis the test winners in a large test of backcountry skin skis. Test winner: Madshus Fjelltech M44 Intelligrip® (Score: Best in Test) The perfect ski for those looking for a fast, lively and responsive steel-edged ski that fits all kinds of trails, easy to ski both on uphill and downhill terrain. “The lively flex makes the Fjelltech M44 fun to ski on. Madshus strikes the...

Every crisis offers an opportunity for improvement and progress. Madshus has taken advantage of the longer offseason in racing due to the global corona pandemic this spring to work even harder on research and development. “All the hard work our product engineers, test crews and race techs put in now, will result in even faster skis and better equipment for Team Madshus racers when the season kicks off in the fall,” says Per Wiik, Global...

As a part of her “Project Beijing,” Krista Pärmäkoski has signed a new two-year contract with her long-term partner Madshus. The 29-year-old Finnish skier is aiming for the podium both at the 2021 FIS World Championships in Obersdorf (GER) and the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing (China). While months in the works, the contract was an easy decision for both sides, and Pärmäkoski will be racing on Madshus skis and ski boots through the 2022...

The 18-year-old junior racer will be the youngest member of the elite squad of the 2020/21 Norwegian national cross-country ski team. “I’m super excited to be a part of a team with so many incredibly experienced skiers. I know I have a lot to learn, and I feel very privileged. At the same time, I hope I can contribute to the team, even though I am the youngest,” Helene Marie Fossesholm says. Helene Marie Fossesholm...

Thea Krokan Murud (NOR) skied 347 kilometers in 24 hours. The former World Cup skier, who switched to marathons prior to the 2019-20 season, admits it was a challenging project. “347 kilometers is far, and 24 hours is a long time to be out skiing. I’m glad I did it, but it was harder than I had expected. I’ve skied a number of marathons this winter, but this 24-hour ski wasn’t really anything I had...

As reliable as a Swiss watch and as versatile as a Swiss army knife: From sprints to distance races and relays, the talented Swiss junior has dominated the podiums since the first race of the season. She won three medals at the 2020 Youth Olympics in Lausanne (SUI) in January. Six weeks later, she followed suit and took home three medals from the 2020 FIS Junior Nordic World Championships in Oberwiesenthal (GER). Did we mention...

It’s March, it’s spring, and skiing is not at all over! While the corona virus pandemic cut the race season short this year, and group events are discouraged in order to prevent spreading the virus, this is perfect time for skiing and exploring with your closest family. Spring offers some of the best skiing of the season. The days are longer and the snow has been piling up through the whole winter and the snow...