Source: Lygna and Toblach vying to host JWSC 2022

Source: Lygna and Toblach vying to host JWSC 2022

Newsfeed, Travel & Mass Sport
We are openly partial to Nordic Junior World Ski Championships. It's one of the most underrated events in the skiing calender. Where else you get to see tomorrow's champions earning their first stripes ? Where else do you get to see so many emotions on the tracks and outside? So when the news hit that Zakopane has cancelled on hosting the JWSC 2022, we started to dig around to find out who might step in as a last-minute replacement - the way Vuokatti stepped in in 2021. Now we think we know - albeit not with certainty. Our sources tell us, that Lygna, Norway and Toblach, Italy have offered their candidacies to hold the cross country skiing part of JWSC'22 ( as xcskiing Internet resource, we , honestly, don't care…
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Bolshunov does not do any snow-skiing till November. We asked his coach why

Bolshunov does not do any snow-skiing till November. We asked his coach why

Leaders, Newsfeed
Pro-skiers and ambitious amateurs spend more and more time on snow while preparing for their snow season. We don't have any statistics at hand, but the talk of 100+ days spent on glaciers and inside ski tunnels between April and later October raises no eyebrows nowadays. There is one notable stand-out, however: Yuri Borodavko, the coach of Alex Bolshunov, Natalia Nepryaeva, Denis Spitsov etc. The amount of days his skiers spent on snow so far? Zero. That despite spending the last 10 days in Ramsau, right by the famed Dachstein glacier. While hundreds of skiers ranging from " true weekend warrior" to Dario Cologna queue up every day to get to Dachstein tracks , the " Boro Team" is spending all their time alternating between rollerskiing and running down in…
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Team China coach: our skiers  might deliver surprise at home Olympics

Team China coach: our skiers might deliver surprise at home Olympics

Leaders, Newsfeed
With less than 5 months before the Beijing Winter Olympics kick-off, very little is known about the strength of the host team. Chinese skiers didn't take part in the international competitions last season due to Corona restrictions( except for juniors/ U23 based in Norway). Naturally, China proves time and again that it knows how to catch up & overtake the world's best in so many sports ( and well beyond the sport, of course). Will it produce surprises in cross country skiing this upcoming season? We talked to someone in the know. "..I am just amazed to work with such team where everyone is focused on reaching the highest result possible.." Since the beginning of the year 2021 Max Volkov has been living in China and working with the skiers…
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No, zip-tie is not new must-have accessory for bindings

No, zip-tie is not new must-have accessory for bindings

Gear News, Newsfeed
Blink Fesfivalen is not just a yet another event on the season's roster - it's a bit of a podium walk where one gets to see the very newest in equipment (like prototype ski boots of which later) and trends. So when many a skier and a biathlete started to appear on the photos from Blink with zip-tie over their bindings, people went talking - we at Dailyskier.com received dozens of questions and requests for clarification. Here you have it: Says Henrik Kvissel, Rottefella manager: "It's just a precaution. Simen Krueger's binding got undone at the start of Lysebotn Uphill race after a little collision with a fellow racer. There is no way to establish with a certainty whether it was a once-in-a-million chance, a fault of a particular binding…
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Yelena Vyalbe: For Olympics 2026 We Will Prepare In Caucasus Mountains Rather Than Alps

Yelena Vyalbe: For Olympics 2026 We Will Prepare In Caucasus Mountains Rather Than Alps

Leaders, Newsfeed, Training & Outfitting
In interview with the Daily Skier Yelena Vyalbe reveals that Russia is serious about building world-class snow-sports facilities in the Caucasus mountains, a region of snowcaps with hitherto untapped potential . ".... Ever since I became the chairman of the Russian XCski federation some 11 years ago, I was arguing for creating of top-level ski resorts/ training centers in the Caucasus mountains. The snow is there, the right altitudes are there. But zero history of dealing with cross-country skiing in particular..."   The Northern Caucasus region, a part of the Russian Federation,   rivals the Alps in the amount of suitable places for world-class ski resorts , yet has a very limited history of providing for fans of snow-sports. Even in the Soviet times the training centers were located on the…
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