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Prelim ski done on Olympic tracks?

Postby greif » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:08 am

Prelim ski done on Olympic tracks?

Watching some olympic video from Sochi and got to wondering- they groom the track and then do they have people ski it in before the competitors? Or do the first guys out have a slower track? How many would ski it in?

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Re: Prelim ski done on Olympic tracks?

Postby Montana » Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:44 am

greif wrote:Prelim ski done on Olympic tracks?

Watching some olympic video from Sochi and got to wondering- they groom the track and then do they have people ski it in before the competitors? Or do the first guys out have a slower track? How many would ski it in?

Tracks are skied in before the race starts. The skiers who ski in the tracks are known as Forerunners.
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