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1 Emil Persson 25,914,004
2 Emilie Fleten 25,906,053
3 Ida Dahl 25,349,402
4 Kasper Stadaas 25,223,899
5 Andreas Nygaard 24,934,569
6 Johan Hoel 24,707,367
7 Max Novak 24,166,685
8 Magni Smedås 24,096,434
9 Thomas Ødegaard... 23,852,025
10 Torleif Syrstad 23,844,654
11 Amund Riege 23,583,626
12 Axel Jutterströ... 23,542,041
13 Eirik Sverdrup ... 23,451,378
14 Runar Skaug Mat... 23,406,779
15 Herman Paus 23,398,617
16 Oskar Kardin 23,295,927
17 Morten Eide Ped... 23,285,882
18 Stian Hoelgaard 23,173,466
19 Alvar Myhlback 23,165,443
20 Petter Stakston 23,082,621
21 Magnus Vesterhe... 22,979,229
22 Karstein Johaug 22,772,809
23 Tord Asle Gjerd... 22,630,484
24 Johannes Eklöf 22,542,970
25 Thomas Bing 22,374,724
26 Astrid Øyre Sli... 22,119,196
27 Kati Roivas 21,625,092
28 Jeremy Royer 21,459,378
29 Einar Kalland-O... 21,381,668
30 Anikken Gjerde ... 21,371,471
31 Silje Øyre Slin... 21,131,436
32 Nils Dahlsten 21,036,730
33 Klas Nilsson 20,963,902
34 Alfred Buskqvis... 20,959,327
35 Eddie Edström 20,918,257
36 Thomas Joly 20,769,655
37 Torgeir Sulen H... 20,750,282
38 Karolina Hedens... 20,747,023
39 Jenny Larsson 20,746,503
40 Marcus Johansso... 20,519,477
41 Johan Tjelle 20,321,169
42 Patrick Fossum ... 20,194,014
43 Petter Northug 20,160,567
44 Fabián Štoček... 20,118,753
45 Ole Jørgen Bruv... 20,102,163
46 Joar Thele 20,023,863
47 Juuso Mäkelä 19,956,551
48 Sofie Elebro 19,681,634
49 Jan Šrail 19,577,269
50 Fredrik Helgest... 19,176,422
 
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Best Pro Team Director Season XV: The Nominees

Ski Classics Grand Finale: Janteloppet on Saturday, April 13, will end Ski Classics Season XV. Four Pro Team Directors have been nominated for the award of Best Pro Team Director of the Season.

The award recognizes Pro Team Directors with extraordinary directorial skills, unwavering dedication, and unconditional love for long-distance skiing, working in the right way to develop Ski Classics. 

“The 35 Pro Team Directors all do a fantastic job, often behind the scenes, not only to ensure the Pro Team athletes perform at their best but also to grow the sport. The Pro Team Director of the Season Award is not automatically handed out to the Director of the winning team. The four nominees for Season XV are all potential award winners!” says David Nilsson, Director of Ski Classics.

The Pro Team Director who receives the award is automatically elected to the Ski Classics Hall of Fame, together with the Ski Classics Legends, the athletes who have won five events or more. The winner will be announced after the season’s final event, Janteloppet, on Saturday, April 13.

Nominees Season XV:

  • Lina Korsgren – Team Ramudden
  • Espen Träldal – Team Eksjöhus
  • Arnt Nyborg – Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso
  • Bruno Debertolis – Team Robinson Trentino

Lina Korsgren – Team Ramudden

Lina Korsgren, at the helm of Team Ramudden, stands out for her remarkable achievements as a former long-distance skier and exceptional dedication as a Pro Team Director. Notably, her commitment to nurturing young talent and her exemplary development work with Emilie Fleten underscores her impact on the sport’s future.

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Lina Korsgren, Team Ramudden. Photo: Reichert/NordicFocus

Espen Träldal – Team Eksjöhus

Espen Träldal’s tenure with Team Eksjöhus has been nothing short of remarkable. Amidst a fantastic season for his Pro Team, his strategic prowess in signing Marthe Kristoffersen as Sport Director and commitment to his athlete’s performances, emphasis on the development of new skiers, and on fostering international talent, epitomized by the development of rising stars like Kati Roivas, underscore his contributions to the team’s success. Espen’s dedication and hard work are important in making Team Eksjöhus one of the top contenders in the Ski Classics Pro Tour.

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Espen Träldal – Team Eksjöhus. Photo: Reichert/NordicFocus

Arnt Nyborg – Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso

Arnt Nyborg is a highly skilled Pro Team Director who manages Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso. Nyborg’s exceptional leadership skills are evident in his team’s success. He strongly focuses on youth development and has successfully attracted international Pro Tour athletes. Noteworthy efforts include the development of Pro Team athletes like Frenchman Thomas Joly and former soccer player Julia Kvale Støstad.

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Arnt Nyborg – Team Næringsbanken Stora Enso. Photo: Magnus Östh/Ski Classics

Bruno Debertolis – Team Robinson Trentino

Bruno Debertolis, renowned for his extensive experience and unwavering dedication, leads Team Robinson Trentino with passion and inclusivity. His efforts to build a diverse team with athletes from different nationalities highlight his significant contributions to long-distance skiing. Through his steadfast commitment to the team and athletes, he has become a highly respected Pro Team Director in the long-distance skiing community. 

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Bruno Debertolis – Team Robinson Trentino. Photo: Magnus Östh/Ski Classics

Also Read – Reistadløpet and Summit 2 Senja this weekend in Norway

Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XV

The Season XV of Ski Classics Pro Tour consists of 15 events on 11 event weekends in 6 different countries. The season started in Bad Gastein, Austria, on December 9, 2023, and will end in Norway with the 100km Ski Classics Grand Finale Janteloppet on April 13, 2024.

Next up is Reistadløpet on April 6 and Summit 2 Senja on April 7. The events mark the 13th and 14th Ski Classics stages of Ski Classics Season XV.

Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XV (2023/2024)

  • Event 1: December 9, 2023 – Bad Gastein PTT, Austria, 13km
  • Event 2: December 10, 2023 – Bad Gastein Criterium, Austria, 36km
  • Event 3: December 16, 2023 – La Venosta Criterium, Italy, 35km 
  • Event 4: December 17, 2023 – La Venosta ITT, Italy, 10km
  • Event 5: January 13, 2024 – 3 Zinnen Ski Marathon, Italy, 62km
  • Event 6: January 20, 2024 – Engadin La Diagonela, Switzerland, 55km
  • Event 7: January 28, 2024 – Marcialonga, Italy, 70km
  • Event 8: February 11, 2024 – Jizerská50, Czech Republic, 50km
  • Event 9: February 17, 2024 – Grönklitt Classic, Sweden, 60km
  • Event 10: February 18, 2024 – Grönklitt ITT, Sweden, 13km
  • Event 11: March 3, 2024 – Vasaloppet, Sweden, 90km
  • Event 12: March 16, 2024 – Birkebeinerrennet, Norway, 54km
  • Event 13: April 6, 2024 – Reistadløpet, Norway, 50km
  • Event 14: April 7, 2024 – Summit 2 Senja, Norway, 60km
  • Event 15: April 13, 2024 – Ski Classics Grand Finale – Janteloppet, Norway, 100km

More information about the Ski Classics Pro Tour can be found at skiclassics.com

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