News

  • 6 months ago

    Vasaloppet is part of Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour 2020/21

    The 11th edition of Visma Ski Classics Pro Tour, Season XI, includes 11 events with a total of 586 km. It starts with the Prologue weekend in Livigno with a 15 km Pro Team Tempo 15 km on November 27th, 2020, and ends in Northern Finland when the 70-kilometer final Ylläs-Levi takes place on April 17th, 2021, a winter tour around Europe.

  • 6 months ago

    Work in the Vasaloppet Arena continues all year round

    Snow and ice melts away from this winter's ski tracks and soon summer will enter the Vasaloppet Arena. This means that 90 km of bike and running tracks have to be kept in tip-top shape, something that doesn't happen by itself. Vasaloppet has seven year-round employees working the ninety-kilometre arena. We had a chat with Arena Manager Anders Holmberg about the work in the arena this spring.

  • 6 months ago

    Notice about Vasaloppet's Summer Week 2020 before Midsummer

    The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many summer sports events to cancel or postpone. Vasaloppet is choosing to continue planning for the Summer Week, August 14-22 and to adapt the events to the new conditions. "Of course we are also affected by the pandemic. Our goal is to run the races but we're not yet certain what shape that will take," says Eva-Lena Frick, Vasaloppet's CEO.

  • 6 months ago

    1 minute and 20 seconds of ski joy from the Winter Week 2020

    Sun, snow, rain and ice. Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2020 gave us every imaginable weather condition, challenging participants and organizers alike. But it also gave us masses of smiles and excited people, long-awaited finishes, acts of strength and tears of joy.

  • 7 months ago

    Watch Vasaloppet 2020. Free access to Visma Ski Classics PLAY now

    As from today, April 6th, until June 30th, a free of charge access to the live streaming platform Visma Ski Classics PLAY is offered to cross country ski fans around the globe, including the Visma Ski Classics 60-minute Season highlight published today! And also the 5-hour broadcast from Vasaloppet 2020 with English commentary.

  • 7 months ago

    Covid-19 and upcoming Vasaloppet events

    The present is difficult and the future is uncertain. We know that many are struggling; health care workers, the elderly, schools, big companies, small companies, organizers of sporting events and the overall world population. We're currently aiming to carry out Vasaloppet's Summer Week 2020 as planned; at the same time we are closely monitoring updates and recommendations from our Swedish authorities.

  • 8 months ago

    Visma Ski Classics season X final results

    Visma Ski Classics season X (2019/2020) got an abrupt end due to the COVID-19 virus when the last three races, Birkenbeinerrennet, Reistadløpet, and Ylläs-Levi, were cancelled. Although, nine out of twelve events were successfully executed in an exciting and surprising season. Several young male and female skiers made themselves a name within long distance skiing this winter and the legends in Visma Ski Classics (skiers with at least five victories) continues to show how incredible strong they are. Here are the final results in Visma Ski Classics competitions season X.

  • 8 months ago

    About the coronavirus and upcoming events

    Many sporting events are being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus. So far this has not been a relevant step for us to take. We hope to be able to complete both Vasaloppet's Summer Week 2020 and Vasaloppet's Winter Week 2021 as planned. Read more.

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