A newsletter from Visma Ski Classics
On November 15th registration for events to be part of the the Challengers Calendar 2019/2020 closed. Visma Ski Classics consist of the top tier 12 events Pro Tour and the new Visma Ski Classics Challengers series. The Challengers series has a potential for unlimited number of events to be part the first season the series will consist of 27 events.

The minimum distance for a Challengers event is 30km and may be held in classic-, free technique or roller-skiing. To attract Pro Team skiers to the events, the athletes may in the race for the overall champion yellow bib calculate the best Challenger results from each season. Challengers events are also counted in the newly launch SC ranking where over 30.0000 Pro Team and recreational skiers are in the same list

The Challengers season is defined to start from the date of The ski Classics final each year and end the weekend before the next coming Ski Classics Final. Events organised on the same day as the Pro Tour final will be counted for the next season.

Just before closing the first Challenger season three new events joined: Border Crossing Challenge and Trysil Ski Marathon in Norway and Swedish Bessemerloppet. All together 27 Challengers events are included in the first edition of the Visma Ski Classics Challengers series. Of which 19 are in classic technique, 5 in free technique events and 3 Rolle ski events. A total of 1315km to be skied and roller-skied!
The Challenger events bear different cultures and traditions, events in 13 countries are part with 7 races in Norway, 6 in Sweden, 3 in France, 2 in Italy and 1 race in Argentina, Russia, China, USA, Finland, Iceland, Austria, Germany and Estonia, respectively.
All events are open for recreational and Pro Team skiers alike, and live results will be available at Visma Ski Classics Live Center.
Trollhättan, Sweden
48km Rollerski Classic Technique
August 17, 2019

American Birkebeiner
Hayward, USA
50km Freestyle Technique
February 22, 2020

BCC Hålogalandsløpet (SeasonXI 2020/2021)
Bjerkvik, Norway
42km Classic Technique
April 4, 2020

Blåvegenløpet (Season XI 2020/2021)
Mo I Rana, Norway
45km Classic Technique
April 4, 2020

Lienz, Austria
42km Classic Technique
January 19, 2020

Fossavatnsgangan (Season XI 2020/2021)
Isfjordur, Iceland
50km Classic Technique
April 18, 2020

Gautefallrennet 60K
Drangedal, Norway
60km Rollerski Classic Technique
August 31, 2019

König Ludwig Lauf
Oberammergau, Germany
50km Classic Technique
February 2, 2020

La Transjurassienne
Jura Mountains, France
68km Freestyle Technique 
February 9, 2020

Les Belles Combes
Les Moussières, France
40km Classic Technique
January 19, 2020

Östersund Ski Marathon
Östersund, Sweden
42km Classic Technique
January 18, 2020

Taivalkoski Pölkky (Season XI 2020/2021)
Taivalkoski, Finland
50km Classic Technique
April 12, 2020

Trysil Skimaraton
Østby, Norway
42km Classic Technique
February 15, 2020

Vasaloppet China
Changchun, China
50km Classic Technique
January 4, 2020

Alutaguse Marathon
Vasavere, Estonia
44km Classic Technique
February 8, 2020

Vålådalen, Sweden
55km Classic Technique
March 14, 2020

Högbo Bruk, Sweden
52km Classic Technique
February 16, 2020

Craft Ski Marathon
Grönklitt Orsa, Sweden
42km Classic Technique
January 5, 2020

Flyktningerennet (Season XI 2020/2021)
Nordli, Norway
42km Classic Technique
April 5, 2020

Furusjøen Rundt-Rennet
Kvam, Norway
45km Classic Technique
February 15, 2020

Karlstad, Sweden
90km Rollerski Classic Technique
September 22, 2019

La Savoyarde Caisse d’Épargne
La Feclaz, France
42km Freestyle Technique
March 8, 2020

La Venosta Skating
Val Venosta, Italy
30km Freestyle Technique
December 15, 2019

Novosibirsk Classic Marathon
Novosibirsk, Russia
60km Classic Technique
March 14, 2020

Setesdal, Norway
52km Classic Technique
March 14, 2020

Toblach-Cortina Skating
Toblach-Cortina, Italy
32km Freestyle Technique
February 2, 2020

Ushuaia Loppet 
Ushuaia, Argentina
50km Classic Technique
August 18, 2019

For more information about Visma Ski Classics:

Executive Director
David Nilsson


Race Director
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