Norwegians To Build Their First Ski-Tunnel: World’s Longest, Most Expensive

Norwegians To Build Their First Ski-Tunnel: World’s Longest, Most Expensive

Newsfeed, Training & Outfitting
Ski-tunnels are rapidly becoming an integral part of the sports infrastructure. There are several ski tunnels each in Sweden and Findland, while Germany and Russia have recently built their first. Even in Dubai one can exercise on narrow skis these days - Johannes Klaebo and Niklas Dyrhaug had already tested a ski-complex this spring. What a surprise – there aren’t ski-tunnels in Norway, world leader in cross-country skiing. Norwegian skiers, including National Team members, are forced to do their training sessions on snow in Swedish Torsby. However, Swedes didn’t stop on one ski-tunnel: last week another one, called MidSweden 365, was opened near Oestersund (and not so far from Norwegian Trondheim). Once the last touches applied, it will have the length of ski tracks of some 1400 meters, making it…
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Klarälvsloppet  Aims To Become Summer Version of Vasaloppet

Klarälvsloppet Aims To Become Summer Version of Vasaloppet

Newsfeed, Travel & Mass Sport
Whatever we do here at the Dailyskier, we always try to deliver the following point across: skiing/rollersking is not just a great sport – it's a growing sport, as more and more people discover its beauty and benefits. One of the signs of the bright future ahead for the sport is in growing numbers of competitions and mass races held throughout the world. Today we introduce yet another new entrant in the field: Klarälvsloppet in western Sweden. ...Through the serene hills and forests of Swedish Värmland runs a 90km smooth asphalt road with no motor traffic. Klarälvsbanan is one of the world's best known rails-to-trails projects, turning disused railroads into exercise paths for all. For quite some time now Klarälvsbanan was a venue of regular meet-ups of cyclists. For the…
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