Pro Team athletes from Norway and Sweden are preparing for season XI by participating in races over short distances this weekend.
Tord Asle Gjerdalen, Team XPND Fuel of Norway and Vetle Thyli, Team Kaffebryggeriet finished in 11th and 12th place in 15 km classic style in Beitostølen, Norway, today.
Tord was 1.13 minutes behind the winner Mikael Gunnulfsen and Vetle was 3 seconds behind Tord. In the almost 90 skiers big starting field, we also find Morten Eide Pedersen, Team Nordic Athlete, in 18th place and Magnus Vesterheim, Team Kaffebryggeriet in 43rd.
In the women’s 10 km race, the favorite Therese Johaug Team Ragde Eiendom won. Therese has opened up about skiing in Visma Ski Classics in the end of the season XI. Anniken Gjerde Alnæs, Team Ragde Eiendom, finished 32nd.
In today’s sprint competition in Bruksvallarna, Sweden, several Pro Team athletes were attending. Jenny Larsson and Lina Korsgren, Team Ramudden, finished 10th and 12th. Linn Sömskar, Team Nordic Athlete, 22nd, and Ida Dahl, Team Ramudden 24th. Emil Persson, Lager 157 Ski Team, was 13th. Yesterday’s winner Max Novak, Team Ramudden, didn’t make it from the prologue today.