Sunday’s 50-kilometer classic race Jizerská Padesatka near Liberec, Czech Republic, is the next event in the 2015 Swix Ski Classics long-distance circuit and racers are eager to hit the tracks after a long break since mid-December.
When Holly Brooks traveled to Livigno, Italy, the former U.S. Ski Team member was focused on the La Sgambeda 42 k freestyle that marked the first FIS Marathon Cup race of the season. As fate would have it, however, Brooks exited the weekend as a member of a professional Norwegian team, Team Santander, alongside famed skier Anders Aukland, wax tech Magnar Dale, and manager Nils Marius Otterstad.
Seraina Boner, a former Swiss national team skier, has transformed herself into the best long-distance skier in the world. Whether training with Team Coop in Norway or jumping in with Dario Cologna in Davos, she’s working towards a Vasaloppet victory - the one big thing that's missing from her resume.
The 7.5 category at Årefjällsloppet will be Swix Ski Classics Final 2013. Årefjällsloppet is Sweden’s new international long-distance cross-country ski race and will be held by the end of March. The race have an easy track profile, very similar to Vasaloppet and everyone can participate. Panoramic sceneries and the finish line in the center of Åre will make this a spectacular race. After the final the prizes and prize money will be awarded, and “The...