Ski Classics

COMPETITIONS

CUBS bib or logo

CUBS

The Cubs category are athletes with age under 22 years and ranging from the national lowest allowed age. The age of the athlete is determined by the year when the Ski Classics final of the season takes place.

SKI CLASSICS LEGENDS

In order to become a Legend, a skier needs to win 5 individual Pro Tour events or more.  Wins in events that have been part of Ski Classics before the tour was created count for athletes that have been taking part in Ski Classics.

SKI CLASSICS HALL OF FAME

Ski Classics Hall of Fame consists of Ski Classics Legends, Pro Team Directors of the Season and other staff elected by Ski Classics.

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 OF THE SEASON

During the season, and latest 25th March 2025, Pro Team Directors may send in nominees for Pro Team Director of the season. The award will be selected by Ski Classics and 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, Champion points of the best Youth athlete in the team and the Champion points of the best athlete from an emerging country.

VETS bib or logo

VETS

The Vets category are athletes with an age of 40 years or older. The age of the athlete is determined by the year when the Ski Classics final of the season takes place.

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 takes 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.