Blink 2018

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Blink 2018

Postby trotro » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:22 am


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Re: Blink 2018

Postby Neuro » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:19 pm

So weird to see skiing in the summer..

Johaug delivered a knockout, but expected as she's an uphill specialist.

Kruger and Holund continue their great form winning the uphill, but Bolshunov winning the 60k is a warning of things to come this winter. Hard to forget he's only 21, and seems like it's the youngsters Klæbo and him next season and maybe even next decade?

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Re: Blink 2018

Postby dcpattie » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:22 pm

The women's race was over by minute 2. Johaug jumped to the lead right away and nobody could follow.

I noticed Heidi Weng was absent. Good for her - she was the classic example of peaking too early evidenced by a terrible Olympics and 2nd half of the WC season. She over-raced.
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Re: Blink 2018

Postby trotro » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:37 am

I thought Johaug would blow but she just kept going.

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Re: Blink 2018

Postby davidb » Thu Aug 09, 2018 1:31 pm

Thanks for the good links.

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Re: Blink 2018

Postby trotro » Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:07 am

Most of the racing was posted to YT in the end. French skater Justine Braisaz broke the skandi domination in the Ladies Biathlon Supersprint

https://youtu.be/VEgtrHQKuI8


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