international performance of the year

FasterSkier’s International Performances of the Year: Simen Hegstad Krüger and Marit Bjørgen

With the 2017/2018 season officially in the rearview, FasterSkier is excited to unveil its annual award winners for this past winter. Votes stem from the FS staff, scattered across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and while not scientific, they are intended to reflect a broader sense of the season in review. This set of honors goes to the International Performances of the Year. Previous categories: Collegiate Skiers of the Year | Para-Nordic Skiers of the...

Outstanding at World Champs, Olsson, Bjørgen Earn International Performance of the Year

Looking back on last season, anyone who watched Johan Olsson ski away from the pack and win the 50 k classic mass start at World Championships would be hard-pressed to forget it. Other inspiring performances include Marit Bjørgen's 30 k win, Therese Johaug's Holmenkollen domination, Petter Northug's individual-start victory, and Alexander Legkov making history at the Tour de Ski.