Road to Lahti | Clean as Snow | FIS Cross Country
FIS in partnership with the Finnish Anti-Doping Agency (ADT-FINADA) is proud to bring to you a series of videos that will be released in the lead up to Lahti 2017. This week features Italian athletes Federico Pellegrino Greta Laurent, Lucia Scardoni and Ilaria Debertolis who have raised their voices for Clean Sport. Each week will feature different athletes from different nations uniting for the cause of clean sport. #cleanwin #cleansport #CleanAsSnow 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