– the Idea of a minnerenn came quite quickly after the Vibekes demise. It is a natural way to continue her involvement and heritage, " says Tormod Skofterud.
He is the brother of langrennsløperen who lost their lives in the summer, and chairman of the board of Vibeke Westbye Skofteruds Minnefond.
In a press release, he states that the first edition of the minnerennet be held on Sunday, 24. February. The race is a collaborative project between the Slitu IF and minnefondet.
– Minnefondet have used some time to consider different options, but fell to end down on that a familiearrangement in the direction of her own idrettsforening is the right choice. Through this minnerennet embraces many of the values Vibeke stood for. At the same time, we allow people to experience the great trails and terrain, where she trained up to be one of the world's best skiers, " explains Tormod Skofterud.LANGRENNSPROGRAM: We take the pulse of the langrennssporten together with the Eurosports langrennsekspert Vibeke Skofterud and Esten O. Sæther. (Show more Show more Children and voksenklasse
the Race, which runs in classic style and feature a mass start, will have both children and voksenklasse. The turrennet is at 20 kilometers, but it is also a trimløype on five kilometres. Barnerennet is on manageable 500 metres.
Tormod Skofterud tells that it was found a whole box of they will be available as Vibeke Skofterud has been in various national and international competitions through his career, when they went through the Vibekes assets.the Friends of Skofterud: - Think still not entirely sure I understand what has happened
– Vibekes niece, Moa, suggested that we could use these in conjunction with a minnerenn. Now we set the idea out in life by that barneklassen the get go with Vibekes old they will be available on the chest.
Proceeds from the race go directly to Vibeke Westbye Skofteruds Minnefond for the promotion of physical and mental health.
The long-time landslagsløperen was found dead 29. July after a vannscooterulykke. She was 38 years old.< p> the Captain critical to the stiffness leteaksjonen