THE SKI CLASSICS SEASON XV KICKS OFF IN BAD GASTEIN, AUSTRIA
The Ski Classics season starts in Bad Gastein with the Pro Team Tempo. The Season XV will get a great send-off to a thrilling season as the Pro Teams and their athletes have a chance to present their new race suits, sponsors and introduce their new recruits showing what their colors of their suits are really capable of.
Ski Classics – Pro Team Tempo Rules
The Pro Team Tempo event is organized as an interval start competition with block starts, one Pro Team is starting at a time, where the best teams in the Pro Team ranking are spread out over the field. The gap between the blocks are 4 minutes. The full Pro Team is presented at the start, whereby only the male athletes start first and finish after 6.3 km. When the second male athlete of a Pro Team crosses the finish line, all female athletes of the same team start into their competition. The finishing time of the 2nd ranked female of the Pro Team will count for the classification.