Ha, ha! No, cross-country with massive climbs. But one may wonder how fast they skied in the downhill parts of the course. Maybe 60-70 km/h.
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LewLasher wrote:Magnus Johansson wrote:Today it is 10 km but a Swedish mile used to be 10 688 m, and a Norwegian mile 11 295 m
So, 10 km is the metric nordic mile.
LewLasher wrote:david-dermott wrote:Bjørn Løkken skied over 50 nordic miles in 48 hours on the 3 km lighted loop in Harestua.
His final count was 159 laps for 513 km
What is a "nordic mile"? About 10km?
MN Hoser wrote:For the US readers, there's a pretty amazing documentary called Icarus featuring the Russian director, Rodchekov. It's on Netflix.
MN Hoser wrote:This is what I've gathered from reading half of the report.