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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...

Madshus juniors and U23 racers bagged no less than a dozen medals at the 2020 U23 and Junior World Championships in Oberwiesenthal (GER), dominating the tracks in both the individual and team competitions. Starting out, the young Madshus talents earned three medals and several top-10 finishes just in the opening weekend. In the junior girls’ sprint final on Saturday, three of the six racers were on Madshus skis and equipment. Helene Marie Fossesholm (NOR), who...

The rising Madshus stars racers are posting impressive championships results, while veteran World Cup athletes deliver in Lahti. Starting off, Siri Wigger (SUI) bagged the bronze in the Junior World Championships sprint in Oberwiesenthal (GER) on Saturday, while Matvey Eliseev (RUS) went straight for the gold in the men’s 10km sprint at the biathlon European Championships. Related coverage: Medals galore at the 2020 IOC Youth Olympics  On Sunday, the young Madshus athletes earn three championship medals...

Madshus biathletes took home a handsome handful of medals from the IBU biathlon championships in Anterselva (ITA) last week. Let us fill you in: Vanessa Hinz (above) first earned the silver medal after shooting clean at the range and delivering strong on the trails in the 15-kilometer competition on February 18. Then she helped Germany to silver in the women’s relay on February 22, likewise nailing every target and making speed on the track. Also...

Helene Marie Fossesholm (NOR) is six seconds from the podium in her second-ever World Cup race, while Vilde Nilsen (NOR) wins the overall FIS Para World Cup. Coming off a three-day winning streak in Germany and her ninth consecutive World Cup victory this weekend, Nilsen has already bagged the overall Para World Cup victory, although only half of the scheduled World Cup events this season are completed. Despite missing more than a 100 of her...

See how the next generation shines! Madshus racers clean up the podiums across the board, first at the FIS Nordic Junior Competition in Falun (SWE) and then at the 2020 IBU Youth and Junior World Championships in Lenzerheide (SUI) and at the Norwegian National Championships. Starting with the IBU biathlon Junior World Championships, Madshus racer Vebjørn Sørum (NOR) went straight for the podium. First, he took home the silver medal in the junior men’s 15km...

Madshus’ cross-country skiers sweep up the hardware at the third Winter Youth Olympic Games, which took place in Lausanne, Switzerland, from January 9-22. Among the women, Siri Wigger (SUI) first won the both the qualifier and the final in the cross-country cross competition on Saturday, January 18. The next day, the young Swiss skier then moved on to winning the skate sprint after posting the second fastest qualifier time. “I just felt like I had...

Marathon racer Astrid Øyre Slind (NOR) demolished her competitors in the Ski Classics, Madshus cross-country skiers cleaned up the podiums in the U23 Norwegian Championships, while Madshus biathletes claimed victories and podium finishes both at the IBU Cup and the IBU World Cup. Starting with the Ski Classics, Øyre Slind literally crushed her competitors in the La Diagonela in Switzerland, winning the 65-kilometer classic race by three and a half minutes to the next racer. Øyre...

  From January 9-22, Tara Geraghty-Moats (USA) will be an ambassador for girls at the first IOC Youth Olympics with Nordic Combined competitions for girls. The 26-year-old US Nordic Combined racer is looking forward to the opportunity, and points out the significance of the 2020 Youth Olympics in Lausanne, Switzerland. “I am so proud to be an athlete role model at the first Games that are gender-neutral. This is truly a historical moment,” Geraghty-Moats says....