Challengers Lapponia Ski Week Starts Tomorrow In Finland
Lapponia Ski Week, a Ski Classics Challengers event in Finland, is a three-day stage long-distance skiing race starting on Tuesday, April 11.
Photo: Lapponia Ski Week
Lapponia Ski Week offers unforgettable skiing in unique scenery, with sunshine and snow galore on superb tracks from magical forests to wide-open lakes and fells. Organized since 1978, the Lapponia Ski event challenges skiers throughout the skiing week with three starts on three different days.
On Tuesday, April 11, Lapponia Ski Week kicks off with a 60km long-distance race. The competition continues with 50km on Wednesday, April 12, and finally 80km on Friday, April 14. All distances are to be skied in free technique summing up to 190km.
Lapponia Ski Week is part of the Ski Classics Challengers and skiers competing in the full race, which means on all three stages, are collecting points that count toward the overall Ski Classics ranking. In addition to the 3-stage main competition, shorter distances are offered for those who wish for a more leisurely end of the winter season.
You can find more information about the event here.
As Lapponia Ski Week is a Ski Classics Challengers event, Pro Team registered athletes could collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective gender.
Everyone participating in Ski Classics, Pro Tour or Challengers events, recreational and professional skiers, can connect their profile to the results database of Ski Classics, called MyPages.
MyPages can be connected when subscribing to Ski Classics online community proxcskiing.com. In the profile, you can view your Ski Classics event results, collect pins, print diplomas, and analyze your results with friends in the SC ranking system. In your profile, you collect points according to your performance and are rewarded with pins and diplomas.
One of the central features of MyPages is that you get your global SC ranking. The SC Ranking is a live updated international ranking, unique in combining women and men, professional and recreational skiers in one single list.
As a member of ProXCskiing.com, you get full access to all content on the site and live streaming of Ski Classics Pro Tour events with English commentaries.
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