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For many years, top Norwegian and Swedish athletes have ventured north at the end of spring for extensive on snow training at the Sognefjell  glacier in Norway.   This spring, more US skiers have made the trip to Sognefjell than at anytime before.  Sognefjell is becoming more than a backyard training facility for top Scandinavians, it is evolving into the premier place for all nationalities to come to early in the summer.  It only makes sense...

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During the early part of the season, Marit Bjørgen (NOR) skied with a simple strategy—go fast from the start, gap the field, and win by a ridiculously large margin. But with some setbacks due to illness and Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) rounding into form, a different approach became necessary. Bjørgen skied a more tactical race in Rybisnk, Russia, letting others drive the pace on a frigid day and attrition slowly whittle down the field. By the...

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Good Gracious Almighty! What Has Atomic Gone And Done Now? Atomic is to classic marathons what Ferrari is to Formula One. For the last thirty years, the long distance events have been dominated by Atomic athletes and the tenacious Austrian ski company is not about to let that change. Atomic’s racing focus has always been on the Marathons because these are the races that have proven to be the best testing ground for equipment. For...

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Davos, Switzerland – There is no doubt that the Norwegian women’s ski team is currently the best in the world. On Saturday morning, during the 15 k individual start freestyle in Davos, Switerland, they absolutely dominated the leader board, putting six women in the top ten, and taking the first four places. Surprising no one, Marit Bjoergen (NOR) crossed the line with the fastest time, leaving Vibeke Skofterud the silver medal, 41.8 seconds back. Therese...

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Atomic’s International Race Director, Roman Toferer, will return to the Midwest to fit US consumers at major sales in the Twin Cities September 16 – 18 and he will attend a special Team Night in Ely, MN on September 20.  He will then fly to Montana for a special presentation at Nordic Ski Source in Bozeman.  Roman has selected, fitted and tuned skis for dozens of Olympic, Worldcup and World Loppet medalists including Claudia Kuenzel,...

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What?  Yeah, that’s right, there are lots of great reasons to be a Nordic skier, but one of them is that there are a whole lot of fit, attractive people wearing spandex.  Here is a list of some of the hottest European skiers on the World Cup.  We may have forgotten a few so feel free to write them into the comment section and we will add them to the list.  We did not want...