This weekend, several of our framtidshåp presented themselves in the best company. This proves once again that we have a nice beam in the Norwegian cross-country skiing, " said the coach Vidar Løfshus in connection with the national team outlet to the world cup in Dresden.
surname get Maiken Caspersen Falla, Mari Eide, Kathrine Rolsted Harsem, Amalie Håkonsen Ous, Ane Appelkvist Stenseth and Anne Kjersti Kalvå the chance to show himself up. In the pot including a world cup ticket for Seefeld.SKIING-WAR: On Saturday la SVT released a video where they made fun of Norwegian skiers. NRK did not harselaset glide silently past, and responded by creating their own version. Show more One of three in the final
When the coach talks about "framtidshåp" and "show out", there are probably many that am baffled over the fact that Kristine Skistad Stavås.
She is, along with Ingvild Flugstad Østberg and Maiken Caspersen Falla, one of three Norwegian girls who have taken themselves to a sprintfinale in the world cup this season.
It happened in Lillehammer, norway during the minitouren. Stavås Skistad impressed and amazed the experts with the way she walked to the prologue, quarter-finals and semi-finals, despite the fact that she got it a little heavy in the final. 19-year-old was the only Norwegian woman in the final.
Already then began NRK-expert Fredrik Aukland to talk about the world cup in Seefeld:
- She has a top speed which can be very interesting for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Seefeld. We don't have many other candidates to sprint in freestyle. The track fits very well, and on a good day she can match anyone, he stated to NRK.
Nevertheless, she is not taken out to the squad in Dresden. And even though she guaranteed had to go if she even would.
Can you beat your friends, rivals, cross-country skiers, and experts in the Fantaski?
the Newspaper, and Swix launches a new manager games for cross-country skiing. Here you can set up your own team consisting of six girls and six boys in front of each verdenscuprunde. You get points based on how your athletes are performing.
the Game passes the entire season, but you win prizes each and every round.the Games here Will not go,
it is 19-year-old, even one who has taken the choice to sit out the world cup. Already before the race in Lillehammer, she made it clear towards the Newspaper that her big priority this season was the junior world CHAMPIONSHIP, which is held in Lahti 20-26 January:
- I have decided that I shall not go more world cup before the junior world cup, said she to the Newspaper.
- Is it you or someone else who has decided it?
I've decided it, so I hope it is okay.
Stavås Skistad justified the choice with the fact that it was the way she came to develop best on, and that the most important thing for her was to be in the form of the junior world CHAMPIONSHIP. And it is also another carrot hanging at the end of any success in the junior world CHAMPIONSHIPS:
- If the senior world CHAMPIONSHIPS shall be applicable can I not travel so much around the world cup, for when it gets a bit much. When it becomes hard to keep both good form and endurance and over time, she explains to Dagbladet.
for example, There is the same choice as Therese Johaug explained above newspaper Dagbladet that she has chosen to do.a One-month break for Johaug:
- Need it really Høyaktuell to the world cup
The Norwegian kvinnetreneren Ole Morten Iversen supports 19-åringens options. He says that the coaches of the national team have made the same thoughts about the situation:
- Both she and we wish that it is the junior world CHAMPIONSHIP that has the focus until it is finished. After that, it is to focus on the world cup, which of course is høyaktuelt for her if she shows near of the just as good sprintform that before christmas.
Kristine Stavås Skinstad goes into a very exciting period.
She concentrates on the junior world CHAMPIONSHIP now, so it's NM and the world cup afterwards. Then we'll evaluate if it is good enough for the world cup, writes landslagsjef Vidar Løfshus in an SMS to Dagbladet.Rejoiced over podium finish - then came the disheartening message