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While many skiers were blowing the dust off of their rollerskis, hitting the track or trail, or looking for crust to cruise on May 1st, Erik Bjornsen and his wife Marine Dusser were previewing the race course for the Fossavatn Ski Marathon, or Fossavatngangan, in Isafjördur, Iceland.    While it might seem odd to begin a new season by racing a 21 k followed by a 42 k just two days later, Bjornsen and Dusser...

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Finland Nations Cup Ranking: 5th (4758 pts) Men: 8th (1543 pts) Women: 4th (3215 pts) 2010/2011 A Team Men Matti Heikkinen Sami Jauhojaervi Ville Nousiainen Lasse Paakkonen Matias Strandvall Women Aino-Kaisa Saarinen Riitta-Liisa Roponen Riikka Sarasoja Kerttu Niskanen Krista Lahteenmaki Pirjo Muranen What you may have missed last season: It’s not often a country finishes fifth on the Nations Cup list and can call their season ‘sub-par,’ however Finland managed to pull it off. The...