The Ski Classics Challengers event Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge starts in one week. The 11km classic roller ski race will take place on July 6 in Châtel-St-Denis, Switzerland.
The first Ski Classics Challengers event in Switzerland, Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge, is an 11km hill climb roller ski race with 500 meters of total climbing. After an impressive start from the Place d’Armes, you will end your race admiring a breathtaking view overlooking the plain just beyond the Rathvel mountain pasture.
At the start, you can look for top long-distance and traditional cross-country skiers such as Johanna Hagström, Linn Sömskar, Claire Moyse, Hedda Bångman, Nadja Kälin, Nicole Donzallaz, Niina Virtanen and Sandra Schützova in the women’s side.
In the men’s field, fighting for glory, solid names such as Vebjørn Moen, Thomas Joly, Fabian Stoček, Arnaud Du Pasquier, Bjørn Toft, Candide Pralong, Gian-Flurin Pfäffli, Jeremy Royer, Max Olex, and Ragnar Bragvin Andresen.
You can find a preliminary start list HERE.
Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge is part of the Dupaski Festival, organized by the former Pro Team athlete Arnaud Du Pasquier.
Four races are on the program during the festival from July 5 to 9, with Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge on July 6 being part of the Ski Classics Challengers calendar.
Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge – Facts
- Date: Thursday, July 6, 2023
- Location: Châtel-St-Denis
- Country: Switzerland
- Race Distance: 11km
- Technique: Classic
- Website: Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge
- Registration: Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge
- Instagram: Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge
- Facebook: Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge
Complete Program for the Dupaski Festival 2023
- Riviera Skishow, Skating: Wednesday, July 5
- Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge, Classic: Thursday, July 6
- Showsprint Condair, Skating: Friday, July 7
- Porsel Criterium, Classic: Saturday, July 8
- Kids Day: Sunday, July 9
The Engadin La Diagonela Summer Challenge event is a Ski Classics Challengers event. Pro Team registered athletes can collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective gender.
A list of Ski Classics Challengers events with confirmed dates for season 2023/2024 can be found at Ski Classics. The list is updated continuously with new events.
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