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This will just be a short note with similar graphs as last time, only for a few of the major European nations. Men’s Distance Sweden continues to generally improve. Note that in terms of top thirty performances, Norway has steadily declined over the years, but not among the top ten or better level. So they’ve [...] Related posts:

  1. Mid-Season Recap: North American Distance
  2. Mid-Season Review: North American Sprint
  3. Mid-Season Review: USA Biathlon

During this lull before the Tour de Ski, I thought I’d show some graphs quickly summarizing how the US and Canada have fared thus far with some historical context. I think we all have a good sense of what’s going well (American women), what’s going not so well (American men) and what’s going OK (Canadian [...] Related posts:

  1. Mid-Season Recap: North American Distance
  2. Mid-Season Review: North American Sprint
  3. North American WSC Assessment

Yesterday’s biathlon WC sprint saw a mix of results for the Americans. First, things seem to have sort of reversed themselves from early in the season with Laura Spector struggling and the other ladies skiing quite well: An excellent race from Haley Johnson and Sara Studebaker, but a pretty dismal one for Spector, who shot [...] Related posts:

  1. Athlete Profile: Tim Burke
  2. Race Snapshot: IBU World Cup 1 Women
  3. WBC Men’s Sprint Recap

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The 2008-2009 World Cup season came to an end a little over a week ago in Falun, Sweden, and while the 2009-2010 World Cup opener is less than 240 days away, there is a little time to take a look back at an eventful season. FIS made the decision to get going a little later this year, abandoning the late October city sprint in Germany, and kicking things off in Gaellivare, Sweden at a much...

Today’s Stage was one of the key Stages of this third Tour de Ski. Beyond the fight for a Stage victory, it was particularly important not to lose too much time in the overall standing. This individual event was also an opportunity for the best specialists of the classic style to lay down their best game. Not only Teichmann and Kuitunen but also all other classic style specialists did not miss this opportunity. Tonight we...