Wait, We Know You! Former Athletes At Juniors World In Oberwiesenthal

Wait, We Know You! Former Athletes At Juniors World In Oberwiesenthal

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[caption id="attachment_15028" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Ida Ingemarsdotter works this season as squire or apprentice coach with the Swedish Juniors whileStefanie Boehler does media outreach for the German team[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15031" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Egor Sorin is Russia U23 coach - former Junior World Champion shows here while it is important for coaches to stay in best shape possible ;)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15029" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Lukáš Bauer is now coaching male side of Team Poland....[/caption] [caption id="attachment_15026" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...while Justyna Kowalczyk handles female side. Successfully - Izabela Marcisz has already won two medals in Oberwiesenthal [/caption] [caption id="attachment_15027" align="alignnone" width="1673"] Remi Andersen was one best skating style specialist in the Norwegian team back in 1990s. Now Dr.Andersen is in charge of athletes' health in Team Norge [/caption] [caption id="attachment_15036" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...and, of…
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Juniors’ World As Top Entertainment On Skis

Juniors’ World As Top Entertainment On Skis

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[caption id="attachment_14984" align="alignnone" width="1920"] They celebrate by sticking tongue out to line-up of photographers ...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14980" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...they cheer their heart out for a teammate....[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14978" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ....nothing can stop them. Especially a No Entry sign 😱...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14983" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...they cry when they lose...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14977" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...they know how to be effortlessly cool...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14976" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...occasionally they partake in races. That's also kinda cool[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14979" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ..yep, like that...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_14975" align="alignnone" width="1920"] ...and best of all, they know how to celebrate their youth. Gotta love it - and envy just a bit ![/caption]
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Junior World Championships In Oberwiesenthal Is About To Kick Off

Junior World Championships In Oberwiesenthal Is About To Kick Off

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Oberwiesenthal is a secret jewel. Certainly at this very moment. Look at the snowless World Cup stage in Lahti, Finland and Vasaloppet in Sweden and compare to that pristine looking pine forest in the Ore mountains. But it's more than just snowy forest. Oberwiesenthal is a core of the East German skiing culture, the place where people practice and understand the intricacies of the world of narrow planks. Frankly, it's a pity Oberwiesenthal is not home to a regular FIS World Cup stage, but Saxony already has one - in Dresden. [caption id="attachment_14946" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Not sure what his function is. Face control? 😉[/caption] And then the " actors" themselves. The skiing is becoming younger and younger. 23 year old Klaebo and Bolshunov are two unquestionable leaders of men's skiing…
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Ski Fences As Art

Ski Fences As Art

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Take a look at what people do with old skis. This work of art, for instance, is to be found in German Oberwiesenthal, one of the world capitals of Nordic combined https://www.instagram.com/p/BlkwEXtHGoh/?saved-by=daily_skier ... and this one in outskirts of Lillehammer https://www.instagram.com/p/BLjqTLDlyNn/?saved-by=daily_skier ... the creator of this marvel in Russian town of Borovsk clearly had unlimited supply of old skis https://www.instagram.com/p/BUhhmXSlxmd/?saved-by=daily_skier this "fence artist", however, had to compensate in creativity for what he lacked in numbers. https://www.instagram.com/p/BVAfFcilrzA/?saved-by=daily_skier ...Ski Americana at its best https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj57ld_gAi0/?saved-by=daily_skier ...this artist was inspired by Peltonen ( or had an easy access to produce of thereof) https://www.instagram.com/p/gSSgiczb92/?saved-by=daily_skier ...sadly, most creators behind ski fence art do not exactly attach plaques with their names to their works hence remaining anonymous. The author of this work of art in downtown Lillehammer…
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