Meet the girl who skied Blink with Petter Northug

Meet the girl who skied Blink with Petter Northug

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"I chose them. They should feel privileged ", - Barbro Saetha laughs easily as she prepares to take a start in mixed -gender team relay at Blink Festivalen in western Norway. "Them" being a duo of Petter Northug and Petter Skinstad coached by legendary Åge Skinstad - Petter S.' father and Petter N. former manager at Team Norge. When Team Petter signed up for Blink, they were missing a third squad member - that had to be a woman, according to the Blink rules. Petter x 2 did what you would expect them in to do in 2021 - launched a campaign on social media looking for a lucky third: https://www.instagram.com/p/CR1hBDGr9hw/?utm_medium=copy_link Thousands applied. Seriously - would YOU miss a chance to run with Petter Northug? But it was Ms. Saetha…
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Petter Northug is back on track(s)!

Petter Northug is back on track(s)!

Leaders, Newsfeed
Blink Fesfivalen' "langløp mix-stafett" or the mixed relay is a great new format and we shall tell you about it..another day. Because on Sunday the stars of long distance racing were totally overshadowed by an appearance of one man: Petter Northug is back, competing! [caption id="attachment_18411" align="alignnone" width="1540"] Northug might have changed - but the world-famous scowl is still there. We missed that facial expression! [/caption] It was the first appearance of the double Olympic champion of tracks after you-all-know-what-happened events of last year. Petter looked poised, handling the media going crazy around him with a look of a star who knows it's unavoidable - and explained how he sees his future: " I have plans to take part in the Ski Classics series, probably next season already. I'm looking…
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