Davos Switzerland

The Devon Kershaw Show: Old School Davos

  In this episode of The Devon Kershaw Show … it is all things Davos. While the glam Swiss valley boasts mountain scenery, and a fusion of traditional Swiss cowbell and high finance, in many ways it remains decidely old school. Among other things, we discuss what some say is an outdated Davos distance course […]

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Johaug Strikes Again in Davos 10 k Skate; Diggins 3rd; Five Americans in Top-30

Day two in Davos, Switzerland looked much like the first; blue skies, fast tracks, and spectacular alpen backdrop. Following an interval start, athletes time-trialed through two 5-kilometer loops loops of a course that predominantly climbs the first 3k, ripping back toward the stadium the last two. Gone are the days of the stopwatch and furious […]

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Johaug Wins Davos 10 k Skate; Diggins Fifth and Brennan Sixth for the U.S.

Coming off a two-season hiatus from the World Cup for having a banned steroid in her system, Norway’s Therese Johaug has come back onto the distance race stage with time checks and results showing no remorse. This is not to say that Johaug’s reentry to the sport comes with arrogance or hubris. But it is […]

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Sunday Race Rundown

FIS World Cup Davos, Switzerland  10k/15k Freestyle Individual Start On Sunday, the final day of racing on the World Cup before a two-week break prior to the start of the Tour de Ski, the early season trend for women’s distance skiing continues. Norway’s Therese Johaug won the 10-kilometer freestyle individual start in Davos in a […]

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Sunday Race Rundown

FIS World Cup Davos, Switzerland  10k/15k Freestyle Individual Start On Sunday, the final day of racing on the World Cup before a two-week break prior to the start of the Tour de Ski, the early season trend for women’s distance skiing continues. Norway’s Therese Johaug won the 10-kilometer freestyle individual start in Davos in a […]

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Caldwell Claims Second to Nilsson in Davos Freestyle Sprint

DNS. It’s a rare acronym to crop up in the results portion of Sophie Caldwell’s FIS database. But after battling a cold for the first few weeks of the 2018/2019 season, Caldwell did not start (DNS) the Lillehammer freestyle sprint and also chose to sit out the women’s relay last weekend. By this Saturday in […]

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Kælbo Takes Davos Sprint for First Win of the Season; Simi Hamilton in 12th

As seems fitting for all things Davos, Switzerland: the racers enjoyed a bluebird day for the 1.5-kilometer freestyle sprint on Saturday. And just when we thought Johannes Høsflot Klæbo of Norway might be too spent from a year of media coverage and big-effort racing, he scored his first win of the season in gorgeous Davos. […]

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Saturday Rundown: Randall Third in Davos Skate Sprint; Three Americans in Top 6

FIS Cross Country World Cup (Davos, Switzerland): Freestyle sprints Kikkan Randall returned to the podium on Saturday in the first freestyle sprint of the 2017/2018 World Cup season, placing third in the women’s 1.5-kilometer skate sprint behind Sweden’s Stina Nilsson and Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla, respectively, in Davos, Switzerland. Americans made up half of the […]

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Nordic Nation: Wax-Truck Road Trip with Tim Baucom (While Andrew Morehouse Pilots)

Not exactly planned, and on a whim, it’s the wax-truck road trip — otherwise known as the Bon Voyage episode. Nordic Nation dialed up intrepid wax tech, wax-truck driver and navigator … and U.S. Ski Team Wax Tech Tim Baucom to check in on the new wax truck’s first big Euro-trip. We caught up with […]

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