Ski Classics

COMPETITIONS

EVENT OF THE SEASON

At the end of the season Pro Team athletes, staff and Ski Classics officials vote for the Event of the season. Awards will be handed out at the Ski Classics Final Gala.

PRO TEAM DIRECTOR

At the end of the season Ski Classics will present 6 nominees for Pro Team Director of the season. The award will be handed out to the Pro Team Director who has contributed to the development of the sport and the interest for Ski Classics. Award will be handed out at the Ski Classics Final Gala.

SC RANKING bib or logo

SC RANKING

SC Ranking points are handed out in all Ski Classics events.  Ranking points are based on the race time difference between a skier and the winner in their gender. The 12 best event ranking points during last 24 months are counted.

GRAND SLAM bib or logo

GRAND SLAM

The Grand Classics events are Marcialonga, Jizerska Padesátka, Vasaloppet and Birkebeinerrennet. The athlete that wins all four events in one season completes a Grand Slam.

PRO TEAM bib or logo

PRO TEAM

The Pro Team competition is determined by the total amount of Pro Team points and Pro Team Sprint points after the season. Pro Team points are distributed at each Pro Tour event based on the Pro Team’s collected Champion points from the Pro Team’s best two male athletes and best two female athletes, the total Sprint and Climb points collected by the team, 50% of the Youth points of the best female and male athlete in the team and 50 % of the Champion points of the best athlete from an emerging country.

VETERAN bib or logo

VETERAN

The veteran bib is worn by the oldest starting Pro Team registered Ski Classics legend, male and female, in each Pro Tour event.

YOUTH bib or logo

YOUTH

The pink Youth bib is given to the best male and female athlete of age 26 or below. The age of the athlete is determined by the year when the Ski Classics final of the season take place. Points in the Champion competition is used. Athletes single best result from a Ski Classics Challengers event is included. Awards will be handed out at the Ski Classics Final Gala.

CLIMB bib or logo

CLIMB

The squared patterned “Lumberjack” Climb bib is worn by the male and female with the most current Climb points before each event. There are 0-2 Climb checkpoints in the events. The seven fastest men and seven fastest women split times at the climb checkpoint lines will get points. The overall winner is the athlete with most Climb points after the season in each gender. Awards will be handed out at the Ski Classics Final Gala.

SPRINT bib or logo

SPRINT

The green Sprint bib is worn by the male and female with the most current Sprint points before each event. There are 0-2 sprints in the events. The seven fastest men and seven fastest women split times at the sprints will get points. The overall winner is the athlete with most sprint points after the season in each gender. Awards will be handed out at the Ski Classics Final Gala.

CHAMPION bib or logo

CHAMPION

The yellow Champion bib is worn by the male and female athlete with the most current Champion points before each event. The overall winner is the athlete with most Champion points after the season in each gender. Athletes single best result from a Ski Classics Challengers event is included.Awards will be handed out at the Ski Classics Final Gala.