2011 Dolomitenlauf

Dolomitenlauf  22-23 January

The Dolomitenlauf, third event of the 2010 / 2011 Worldloppet series, was held last weekend on the tracks at Obertilliach, near Lienz in Austria.  Sixteen Australians took part including members of the National Team and the NSW Junior Teams, together with citizen skiers including triple Worldloppet Masters Marg Hayes and Bruce Wharrie.

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German Championship – Race Reports

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Tour de Ski 2010/2011 – Part Two

Behind the scenes at the Tour de Ski from the coach Finn Marsland

The Tour is over. Callum Watson made it through to the top of the final climb at Alp Cermis, finishing in 36th place out of the 75 athletes who started the prologue in Oberhof nine days before. The final stage was tough, with Callum losing contact with the wave start on the way down the valley to Alp Cermis and ending up four seconds behind Francois Soulie from Andorra in the overall standings. See Callum Watson’s blog updates for more details from the horse’s mouth and read on for the perspective from the wax cabin…

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OPA Cup Oberwiesenthal, Germany – 13 Athletes, 1 wax tech and 1 manager.

Day 1, Sprint:
Today was the first of three OPA Cup, FIS races in Oberwiesenthal. With conditions changing overnight from -3 to -6 windblown, stick wax, to a down-poor of rain during the night and foggy/misty weather, our wax choice quickly turned from stick to klister. On arrival to the tracks Fabian (who at this race last year began working with our team on a number of occasions) had the wax chosen and our race skis ready to test. Continue reading

Tour de Ski 2010/2011 – Mid-Tour Update

Behind the scenes at the Tour de Ski – from the coach Finn Marsland

As many readers will know the 2010/2011 Tour de Ski is underway. It has been a little too busy until the rest day today to post any team reports, hopefully some of you have been reading Callum Watson’s blog updates. This is an attempt to paint a bit of a picture of what has been going on over the last 5-6 days. Continue reading

Adelboden Sprint – Race Report

Ashleigh Spittle starting the semi final of the adelboden sprint

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