With just two days until the start of the 2014-15 FIS Cross-Country World Cup season here is a teaser video from last season. Let the season begin!
Lukas Bauer (CZE) will not win his 3rd FIS Tour de Ski title. The 37-year old skier confirmed he would not start in the the 9th edition of the FIS Tour de Ski.
The 8th edition of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski with performance by Craft Sportswear came to a close leaving many with great memories from the seven days of competition. For this Tour de Ski, it was one of many firsts.
Therese Johaug of Norway has won her first Tour de Ski and become the first Norwegian woman to do so. She started the day 23 seconds behind teammate Astrid Jacobsen and in the end led a trio of Norwegian ladies on the podium. Heidi Weng held off a late charge from Finland's Krista Lahteenmaki to take third.
Therese Johaug of Norway has always dominated the final climb up Alpe Cermis to end the Tour de Ski, but today one day before that final climb she put in another dominant performance in the 5 km classic in Val di Fiemme.
Astrid Uhrneholdt Jacobsen (NOR) won ladies 15 km pursuit free in Toblach (ITA).