INSIDE THE FENCE | Mamas on Tour! | FIS Cross Country
Mama's on Tour! For the latest episode of Inside the Fence we spoke with some of the newest parent's on World Cup to learn about the challenges and joys of being World Class athletes and parents at the same time. Interviews with Kikkan Randall Katja Višnar ,Marit Bjoergen and Maurice Manificat. Additional footage with Maurice from Salomon Nordic #SalomonTV #bringyourkids Thule Cross-country skiing originated in Fennoscandian countries in prehistoric times. It was still widely practiced in the 19th century as a way of moving from place to place in winter. As a sport, cross-country skiing is one of the most difficult endurance sports, as its motions use every major muscle group. Modern cross-country ski competition is experiencing a revolution that is resulting in greater compatibility with audiences which began with the addition of the Sprint event to the World Cup and Olympic competitions in 2002. For further information about FIS Ski Jumping visit: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on Instagram: FIS: As the governing body of international skiing and snowboarding, FIS manages the Olympic disciplines of Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding, including setting the international competition rules. Through its 116 member nations, more than 6'500 FIS ski and snowboard competitions are staged annually.
See also: Cross-Country