By Teemu Virtanen
This Saturday’s Toblach- Cortina, which is the 7th stage in the Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour, attracts new athletes. The 42 km course is surrounded by some breathtaking sceneries and sights to see, and the race will certainly be a thrilling one with many potential podium skiers.
E-Liberty Ski Team wants to stir things up as they have added two new skiers; Jean-Marc Gaillard from France and Kati Roivas from Finland. The former has participated in several World Cup races this season, his best result is 5th place in the 15 km skating race in Nove Mesto, the Czech Republic. He also participated in two Visma Ski Classics events last season; Engadin Skimarathon, where he finished 2nd, and Ylläs-Levi. The latter has participated in many Scandinavian Cup races and some FIS races in the States.
Additionally, LYN Ski Moseteråsen fortifies its ranks by having Harald Vinje, who has no recent results on display.