Norwegian Women Back on Top with First Olympic Relay Gold Since 2010

FasterSkier would like to thank Fischer Sport USA, Madshus USA, Concept2, Boulder Nordic Sport, and Swix Sport US for their generous support, which made this coverage possible. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Three days before the 4 x 5-kilometer women’s relay event, Norway’s Marit Bjørgen sat in the PyeongChang Olympic press-conference room. A table and a […]

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Norwegian Women Back on Top with First Olympic Relay Gold Since 2010

FasterSkier would like to thank Fischer Sport USA, Madshus USA, Concept2, Boulder Nordic Sport, and Swix Sport US for their generous support, which made this coverage possible. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Three days before the 4 x 5-kilometer women’s relay event, Norway’s Marit Bjørgen sat in the PyeongChang Olympic press-conference room. A table and a […]

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Saturday Olympic Rundown: Norway Pulls Away from Sweden in Women’s Relay; USA 5th

FasterSkier would like to thank Fischer Sport USA, Madshus USA, Concept2, Boulder Nordic Sport, and Swix Sport US for their generous support, which made this coverage possible. 2018 Winter Olympics (PyeongChang, South Korea): Women’s 4 x 5 k Relay It wasn’t the wire-to-wire triumph that Norway sometimes achieves, but the pre-race favorites got the job done despite a scare midway through, […]

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“A Perfect Day,” Haga Wins First Olympic Medal in Gold, Diggins Fifth

FasterSkier would like to thank Fischer Sport USA, Madshus USA, Concept2, Boulder Nordic Sport, and Swix Sport US for their generous support, which made this coverage possible. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea —Be honest. Who would have chosen Norway’s Ragnhild Haga as Thursday’s gold medal favourite? In pre-race hearsay, the 26 year old seemed an outside shot […]

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Thursday Olympic Rundown: Haga Crushes 10 k For Gold; Diggins 5th Again

FasterSkier would like to thank Fischer Sport USA, Madshus USA, Concept2, Boulder Nordic Sport, and Swix Sport US for their generous support, which made this coverage possible. 2018 Winter Olympics (PyeongChang, South Korea): Women’s 10 k freestyle Thursday afternoon saw more of the same for the women’s cross-country ski events at this year’s Winter Olympics: Scandinavia filling up the podium, with […]

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Kalla Opens Games with Skiathlon Gold; Diggins Makes Her Mark in Fifth

FasterSkier would like to thank Fischer Sport USA, Madshus USA, Concept2, and Boulder Nordic Sport for their generous support, which made this coverage possible. PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Hot from the start, the expected Olympic-opening pace in the women’s 15-kilometer skiathlon on Saturday was a blistering tease. With the U.S. Ski Team’s Jessie Diggins, Norway’s […]

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Saturday’s Olympic Rundown: Kalla Wins Skiathlon; Diggins 5th

2018 Winter Olympics (PyeongChang, South Korea): Women’s 15 k skiathlon The 2018 Winter Games kicked off Saturday with the women’s 15-kilometer skiathlon, which saw Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla take her second-career individual Olympic gold (third including relays) and first individual gold in eight years. Not far behind her, American Jessie Diggins achieved the best Olympic result […]

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Diggins Does It in Seefeld, Wins Last World Cup Before Olympics

About seven minutes into the women’s 10-kilometer freestyle mass start on Sunday at the World Cup in Seefeld, Austria, Jessie Diggins made her intentions clear. She wasn’t in it for a free ride — she was willing to pull, and not just take her turn up front, but actually try to string out the field […]

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Nordic Nation: Wadsworth’s Two Cents on Period 1

In this episode of Nordic Nation, we review November and December racing on the World Cup with Justin Wadsworth.   A former U.S. Olympian and coach as well as Canadian head coach, Wadsworth will be doing on-air commentary during the 2018 Olympics for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). This season, there’s much to discuss with Wadsworth. […]

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Nordic Nation: Wadsworth’s Two Cents on Period 1

In this episode of Nordic Nation, we review November and December racing on the World Cup with Justin Wadsworth.   A former U.S. Olympian and coach as well as Canadian head coach, Wadsworth will be doing on-air commentary during the 2018 Olympics for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). This season, there’s much to discuss with Wadsworth. […]

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