After an exciting start to the Grönklitt weekend with the Grönklitt Criterium, today it’s time for the 10th event of Ski Classic Season XIV, Grönklitt Individual Time Trial, taking place in Orsa Grönklitt, Sweden.
On Sunday, February 19, the Orsa Grönklitt weekend continues with the 10th event in the Ski Classics Season XIV, the Grönklitt ITT – Individual Time Trial.
The Individual Time Trial is organized as an individual start competition, and the Pro Tour athletes will face a 12-kilometer race in typical Swedish forests close to small lakes, beautiful landscapes, and a challenging climb to the finish, all only half an hour’s drive from the legendary finish line of Vasaloppet.
Grönklitt ITT – Ski Classics Pro Tour – Event 10
- Date: February 19, 2023
- Distance: 12km Classic Technique
- Location: Orsa Grönklitt, Sweden
- Start Time: Women 8:00 CET / Men 9:35 CET
- Number of SC Sprints: 0
- Number of SC Climbs: 1
- Total Ascent: 223m
Grönklitt ITT – Course Map and Profile
A Cross-Country Skiing Paradise
Orsa Grönklitt is a popular winter sports resort with well-groomed cross-country ski tracks through beautiful forests and downhill slopes of all difficulty levels.
Moreover, visitors can ski next to Polar bears, tigers, or some other non-hibernating predators in the “Orsa Bear Park.” In the summer, one can enjoy the beauty of nature by trail running, mountain biking, paddling on Rädsjön, and just relaxing in the middle of the Swedish wonderland.
Snow Availability And Race Date
According to Grönklitt’s organizing committee, the events being held in February will provide good snow availability and will serve as a link for the Pro Teams and athletes looking for Vasaloppet week.
You can find the Grönklitt ITT programs, start lists, and live streamings on SC Play HERE.
Grönklitt ITT – Start Lists
Where To Watch
Don’t miss out on the event; live streaming is available on SC Play. The women start at 8:00 CET and the men at 9:35 CET.
Here is an overview of where you can watch Ski Classics this season:
- SVT – Sweden
- NRK – Norway
- Czech TV – Czech Republic
- TVP – Poland
- WB Discovery – Finland
- Nent Group – Denmark, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, UK
- beIN Sports – Canada, Turkey, and USA
- Eurovision (EBU) – News rights
- SC PLAY – all countries (English commentary)
The Season XIV of Ski Classics Pro Tour consists of 14 events on 10 event weekends in 6 different countries.
Ski Classics Pro Tour Season XIV (2022/2023)
- Event 1: December 10, 2022 – Bad Gastein PTT, Bad Gastein, Austria, 15km
- Event 2: December 11, 2022 – Bad Gastein Criterium, Bad Gastein, Austria, 35km
- Event 3: December 17, 2022 – La Venosta Criterium, Val Venosta, Italy, 36km
- Event 4: January 14, 2023 – Pustertaler Ski Marathon, Sexten, Italy, 62km
- Event 5: January 15, 2023 – Prato Piazza Mountain Challenge, Niederdorf, Italy, 32km
- Event 6: January 21, 2023 – Engadin La Diagonela, Engadin Valley, Switzerland, 48km
- Event 7: January 29, 2023 – Marcialonga, Trentino, Italy, 70km
- Event 8: February 12, 2023 – Jizerská50, Bedrichov, Czech Republic, 50km
- Event 9: February 18, 2023 – Grönklitt Criterium, Orsa Grönklitt, Sweden, 50km
- Event 10: February 19, 2023 – Grönklitt ITT, Orsa Grönklitt, Sweden, 12km
- Event 11: March 5, 2023 – Vasaloppet, Sälen-Mora, Sweden, 90km
- Event 12: March 18, 2023 – Birkebeinerrennet, Rena-Lillehammer, Norway, 54km
- Event 13: April 1, 2023 – Reistadløpet, Setermoen-Bardufoss, Norway, 40km
- Event 14: April 2, 2023 – Summit 2 Senja, Bardufoss- Finnsnes, Norway, 67km
More information about the Ski Classics Pro Tour you can find at skiclassics.com.
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