Anders Aukland, Team Ragde Charge, awarded with the Visma Ski Classics Veteran bib Season XII. After the Season XII finale in Ylläs-Levi, we saw a close competition for the Veteran bib at the SC Ranking between Anders Aukland and Stanislav Řezač.
Both long-distance skiers are Visma Ski Classics Legends and were still fighting for top positions at the Pro Tour.
Anders Aukland, born in 1972, won the Veteran bib competition Season XII and was 23rd overall in the SC Ranking with 21,690,765 points. Stanislav Řezáč, Slavia Pojišťovna Sport Team, born in 1973, followed close 31st overall and second on the Veteran Bib list with 20,425,274 points.
In the third place for the Veteran bib was Florian Göbel, Endless Local Nordic Team, born in 1972, with 11,883,642 points and 99th place on the SC Ranking overall.
In front of Visma Ski Classics Season XII, a new bib was launched for veterans, defined as 44 years and older. The Veteran bib is worn by the male or female athlete with most SC Ranking points.
Veteran Bib Rules
The veteran bib is worn by the male or female athlete with most SC Ranking points of age 44 or above. The athlete’s age is determined by the year when the Ski Classics final of the season takes place. Awards was handed out to the Veteran bib leader at the Ski Classics final event.
The SC Ranking is for all skiers in the Visma Ski Classics races, women and men in the same ranking list. The best 12 event points last 24 months are counted in the total points.
The SC Ranking points are calculated on the percentage of time a skier is behind the winning time in their gender with an exponential drop of points. In a Pro Tour event, the winning athletes receive 2,200,000 points. In a Challengers event, the winners collect 500.000 points. There are about 17.000 skiers in the SC Ranking competing for the Veteran Bib.
Veteran Bib Standings Season XII – Top 3
- Anders Aukland, Team Ragde Charge, NOR 1972 – 21,690,765 points
- Stanislav Řezáč, Slavia Pojišťovna Sport Team, CZE 1973 – 20,425,274 points
- Florian Göbel, Endless Local Nordic Team, GER 1972 – 11,883,642 points
Everyone participating in Visma Ski Classics, Pro Tour or Challengers events, recreational and Pro Tour skiers can connect their profile to the Visma Ski Classics results database, called MyPages.
MyPages can be connected when registering as a member to Visma Ski Classics online community ProXCskiing.com.
In the profile, you can view your Visma Ski Classics event results, collect pins, print diplomas, analyze your results with friends in the SC Ranking system and collect Bonus Rewards to use in the Visma Ski Classics shop. You collect points according to your performances and are rewarded with pins and diplomas in your profile.
One of the central features of MyPages is that you get your global SC Ranking. The SC Ranking is a live updated international ranking, unique in combining women and men, Pro and recreational skiers in one single list!
As a member of ProXCskiing.com, you also get full access to all content on the site and live streaming of Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour events with English commentary.
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