Nordic Nation: Going the Distance with Ben Lustgarten

Live, from Vermont, it was Ben Lustgarten of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project — we spoke to Ben about his recent retirement announcement from full-time training and racing at the elite level. Lustgarten’s name is synonymous with the SuperTour’s sharp end. He’s also known to throw down burly strength workouts. He qualified and raced in […]

The post Nordic Nation: Going the Distance with Ben Lustgarten appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

The Devon Kershaw Show: The Quarantined in Sjusjøen Episode

  Canceled. The North American leg of the World Cup became a blip as the weight of a pandemic became too much to bear for organizers. Minneapolis canceled. Canmore canceled. And….finally…Québec canceled. We discuss what was a crazy week when, accordingly, the globe shut down pro and amateur sport. We spoke with Kershaw when he […]

The post The Devon Kershaw Show: The Quarantined in Sjusjøen Episode appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

Junior World’s Relay: In Photos

Junior Men’s Relay:             Canada’s Turn                 Junior Women’s Relay:                  

The post Junior World’s Relay: In Photos appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

The Devon Kershaw Show: An American in Germany … and A Recap of Lahti’s Relays

It is Monday after all. A day late for the Lahti relay recap but right on time to discuss U.S. skier, Gus Schumacher’s 10 k classic win at World Juniors. The 19-year-old Schumacher from Anchorage, Alaska can close – and he did that Monday with a burning fast final 3.3 k loop in taking the […]

The post The Devon Kershaw Show: An American in Germany … and A Recap of Lahti’s Relays appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

The Devon Kershaw Show: Living Large in Lahti and a Wee Bit on Junior Worlds

Post-Ski Tour 2020 it was back to the basics for the World Cup: Interval start classic races for the men and women. The local boy, Iivo Niskanen, still claims the 15 k classic as his race, especially when it goes down in Finland. For the women, Norway’s Therese Johaug pipped it out the win over […]

The post The Devon Kershaw Show: Living Large in Lahti and a Wee Bit on Junior Worlds appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

The Devon Kershaw Show: Stage 6 Ski Tour 2020 — Waxing for Hell or High Water

Stage 6 of the Ski Tour 2020 was, by any stretch of the imagination, a steamroller for Norway. A clean sweep on the men’s and women’s podium. On the men’s side, that’s not exactly what we expected. Russia’s Alexander Bolshunov looked like a sure thing for the overall win. A 30 k classic for the […]

The post The Devon Kershaw Show: Stage 6 Ski Tour 2020 — Waxing for Hell or High Water appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

The Devon Kershaw Show: Stage 6 Ski Tour 2020 — Waxing for Hell or High Water

Stage 6 of the Ski Tour 2020 was, by any stretch of the imagination, a steamroller for Norway. A clean sweep on the men’s and women’s podium. On the men’s side, that’s not exactly what we expected. Russia’s Alexander Bolshunov looked like a sure thing for the overall win. A 30 k classic for the […]

The post The Devon Kershaw Show: Stage 6 Ski Tour 2020 — Waxing for Hell or High Water appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

Stage 5 Ski Tour 2020: Championship Style Classic Sprinting

A full-on championship course in Trondheim, Norway where the World Championships will go down in the mid-2020s. That’s a long way off. This much was true: the venue, like this tour, has been kind to Norway. Maiken Caspersen Falla and Johannes Høsflot Klæbo pleased the home fans. And yes, with all the fans, it seems […]

The post Stage 5 Ski Tour 2020: Championship Style Classic Sprinting appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More

The Devon Kershaw Show — Stage 4 Ski Tour 2020: Lung Busting Across the Norwegian Countryside

The race ended where it began: Stage 4 of the Ski Tour 2020. In between, it was 34 k mass start skate bliss through the Norwegian countryside for those watching from home. For those racing on course, it was not such a comfortable vibe. Pain cave anybody? We discuss the unstoppable Johaug and an Alexander […]

The post The Devon Kershaw Show — Stage 4 Ski Tour 2020: Lung Busting Across the Norwegian Countryside appeared first on FasterSkier.com.

Read More