INSIDE THE FENCE | ME or YOU? | FIS Cross Country
Athletes spend a lot of time together traveling around the World Cup circuit. We wanted to find out how well they really get to know each other and it turned out to be even more entertaining than we hoped! We sat down with the USA's Sophie Caldwell and Sadie Bjornsen, Norway's Finn Hagen Krogh and Emil Iversen, Germany's Sandra Ringwald and Steffi Boehler and Canada's Devon Kershaw and Alex Harvey. 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 Cross-Country 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