FIS opener

Fewer Norwegian Girls Racing: “Incredibly Scary”

BEITOSTØLEN, Norway – “It’s really too bad there weren’t more girls here,” Therese Johaug told Langrenn.com after the 10 k classic FIS race in Beitostolen on Sunday. That race had 25 Norwegian females on the result lists, while Friday’s 10K skate race featured 23 Norwegian women, and 21 completed Saturday’s sprint. “There are definitely fewer girls here than previous years,” said Egil Kristiansen, head coach for the Norwegian national team women. “Disappointingly few girls here,” said...