Alliansloppet 2017 taking place this weekend

Alliansloppet is one of the world's biggest rollerski events. It is taking place this Saturday. Last year more than 1600 athletes took part. The race is held in Trollhättan, a city well known for its impressive waterfall and locks. The event, which gathers the world strongest long distance skiers, will celebrate its 10 years of existence. 

A lot of top Cross-Country skiers are going to compete in Alliansloppet 2017. Sweden's skiers Karl-Johan Westberg, Anna Dyvik, Jennie Öberg, Britta Johansson Norgren, Czech skier Lukas Bauer or Norwegians Tord Asle Gjerdalen or Johan Kjølstad will be at the start. Last but not least a battle between Petter Northug and Calle Halfvarsson is expected.