The Long Distance Ski Championship
Updated: Friday, November 24, 2017 - 11:25

Pro Teams

Email: racedirector@skiclassics.com if interested in registering a Pro Team.
Pro Team rules can be found here: Rules and Regulations 2017/2018.

Team Santander

Pro Team Ranking: 
1
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Santander
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Magnar Dalen & Jørgen Aukland
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+46703409879
About the Pro Team: 
Team Santander is the Aukland brothers team, and together with Team Director Magnar Dalen the team have won the Team Competition the last three years. Anders is still racing, pushing the limits of what an old man can do regarding training and performance. Jorgen is now more a Manager and helps out with the big races. On the team we have Yellow jersey winner Tord Asle Gjerdalen and Green jersey winner Andreas Nygaard. This year we have a new Norwegian lady, Kari Vikhagen Gjeitnes, and we hope she will be up there fighting for victories. and also a young talented Swede, Oskar Kardin, who we believe will be the next Swedish winner of the Vasaloppet. We believe in hard work, development, tons of fun and to be a TEAM.

Lager 157 Ski Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
2
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Lager 157 Ski Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Sweden
Pro Team Director Name: 
Anton Järnberg
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+46703643966
About the Pro Team: 
Lager 157 Ski Team was founded in May 2014 as a further development of Helsinge Ski Team, focusing on competing in the Visma Ski Classics. The overall goal of Lager 157 Ski Team is to claim the blue jersey and to win Vasaloppet 2018.

Team Koteng

Pro Team Ranking: 
3
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Koteng
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Bernhard Ronning
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+4790827458
About the Pro Team: 
Team Koteng is based out of Trondheim led by threefold Vasaloppet winner John Kristian Dahl. The team has been competing on the long distance circuit for 9 seasons and the goal has always been, and still is to fight for the win in every single race! Before the upcoming 2017/2018 season the team has signed two new members in Torleif Syrstad and Stian Hoelgaard which are two young men who will ensure we must be reckoned with in the years to come. The major goal for the upcoming season is to win the biggest events such as Marcialonga, Vasaloppet and Birkebeineren, as well as fight for the youth bib and the overall Yellow jersey for both men and women.

Team BN Bank

Pro Team Ranking: 
4
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team BN Bank
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Sigurd Granmark
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+47 99211704
About the Pro Team: 
Team BN Bank are here to challenge status quo within all parts of the sports. If we cant make it fun - we cant make it done!

Team Serneke

Pro Team Ranking: 
5
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Serneke
Pro Team Nationality: 
Sweden
Pro Team Director Name: 
Martin Holmstrand
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+46702463945
About the Pro Team: 
Next generation long distance skiers

Bauer Ski Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
6
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Bauer Ski Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Czech Republic
Pro Team Director Name: 
Lukáš Bauer
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+420777585129
About the Pro Team: 
Lukas Bauer long-distance ski team of top level athletes focused for VISMA SkiClassics as well as real sport enthusiasts and hobby skiers. Team was established 2014 and for upcoming season we want to continue in great last season development. Follow the team on team´s web pages, official Facebook profila or Instagram!

Russian Marathon Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
7
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Russian Marathon Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Russia
Pro Team Director Name: 
Andrey Tyuterev
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+7 9213319964
About the Pro Team: 
Our team already in the fifth season continues to participate in the most significant ski marathon in the world. This season Russian Marathon team wants to surprise and to compete with the strongest teams Vismaskiclassics in some races in the fight for the podium. among women and men

Team Trentino Robinson Trainer

Pro Team Ranking: 
8
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Trentino Robinson Trainer
Pro Team Nationality: 
Italy
Pro Team Director Name: 
Bruno Debertolis
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+393666814847
About the Pro Team: 
New and only Italian Team, born of the union of the two teams, Robinson Trainer and Xcalibur Lill-Sport, and collaboration between Gianni Casadei, owner Robinson Group, and the experience of Bruno Debertolis. Our main goal will be to raise the young Italian athletes and help to get prestige results for our strongest athletes, but also to increase the interest in Italy for the Marathon on skis to attract new sponsors who can help others athletes to realize their dreams

Team Tynell

Pro Team Ranking: 
9
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Tynell
Pro Team Nationality: 
Sweden
Pro Team Director Name: 
Daniel Tynell
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+46705398290
About the Pro Team: 
Team Tynell once started out in the very first season of Ski Classics, as a team consisting of the two brothers Daniel, three times Vasaloppet winner and Rikard Tynell, winner of La Diagonela 2014. Now Daniel has finished his career as a skier and is today the director of the team. Still the team has growth the last years by members strengthened the spirit as a strong family. First with the Ski Classics legend Jerry Ahrlin in 2015 and last season with his cohabitant Laila Kveli, two times Vasaloppet winner. For the season 2017/2018, Team Tynell present the new strong addition in Jens Eriksson, an experienced long distance skier with extremely high potiential. Watch of for Team Tynell!

Team Synnfjell

Pro Team Ranking: 
10
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Synnfjell
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Geir Kvillum
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+4793019550
About the Pro Team: 
Team Synnfjell, established in 2006 located in Synnfjell, Oppland and Lillehammer/Gjøvik area. Include Allround- and Longdistance teams. Our goal is to give talented skiers from any area or country an oppurtunity to take out their potential. This years goal in Visma skiclassics is top-15 as team, top-10 resaults among females and top-30 among male athlets. We take sosial responsibility by acitvate lokal cids and skiers from the Synnfjell area. Synnfjell is a mountain area with 4500 cabins and 300 km skitracs, skislops from end of october. First skirace this season is november 12.

Vltava Fund Craft Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
11
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Vltava Fund Craft Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Czech Republic
Pro Team Director Name: 
Josef Korhon
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+420737257125
About the Pro Team: 
Czech long-distance cross-country ski team founded in the year 2011 as the ATLAS Team with the first season in the Ski Classics 2014/2015. In the new season 2017/2018 we enter with new partner VLTAVA FUND and new team name. People from the Vltava Fund have for many years been Visma Ski Classics fans as well as active participants of ski races. Professional team represents both experienced athletes - Petr Novak, Jiri Rocarek, Karolina Bicova, so young and hopeful guys - Pavel Ondrasek, Dan Maka. In the following season, we hope to reach a more prominent individual results of our athletes. In the team competition we would like to attacked 10-th position in the overall rankings.

Silvini Madshus Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
12
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Silvini Madshus Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Czech Republic
Pro Team Director Name: 
Marek Pazderský
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+420777101981
About the Pro Team: 
The best and largest cross-country team in Central Europe with one big star and lot of followers. Stanislav Řezáč is a legend of long distance races, 19x start in Vasaloppet and 14x winner of SC events. We are for clean sport without doping.

Team Mäenpää

Pro Team Ranking: 
13
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Mäenpää
Pro Team Nationality: 
Finland
Pro Team Director Name: 
Kim Mäenpää
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+358505632762
About the Pro Team: 
Team Mäenpää is a Finnish skimarathon team that participated first time in Visma Ski Classics season 2016–2017. Team’s main sponsor is construction company Mäenpää Byggnads Ab, owned by brothers Mats and Kim Mäenpää. Originating from Pietarsaari, Finnish Ostrobothnia, Mäenpää Byggnads Ab today has a turnover of about €30 million. The goal of the cooperation is to grow interest in long distance skiing in Finland and in the long term to build a strong and competitive long distance skiing team.

Team Telemark

Pro Team Ranking: 
14
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Telemark
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Hans Kristian Lahus
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+4795940507
About the Pro Team: 
Team Telemark is in their second season as a professional team, and compete in both allround and long distance races. Most of the athletes are from Norway, but the team also includes internationals skiers. Team Telemark is looking forward to the upcoming season with Ski Classics, Tour de Ski and the Olympics as their main goals.

Team Igne

Pro Team Ranking: 
15
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Igne
Pro Team Nationality: 
Sweden
Pro Team Director Name: 
Björn Rydvall
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+46706869568
About the Pro Team: 
Northern Sweden's first Skiclassics pro team that previously went under the name 7-mila and Pelagia/Northsport. The team consists mainly of skiers from Västerbotten. Behind the team are the reliable law firm Igne, legal expertise with people in focus.

Team ParkettPartner

Pro Team Ranking: 
16
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team ParkettPartner
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Arnt Nyborg
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+4795841495
About the Pro Team: 
Team Parkettpartner in Norway is located near Sjusjøen and Lillehammer. This is the fourth season(third in Skiclassics). We have 7 young skiers. Maybe the youngest Vismas Ski Classics Team. Vinjar Skogsholm og Marthe Kristine Hafsahl Karset had the best results last season(2016/17). Marthe 10rd in Jizerska and Vinjar 23rd in both Jizerska and Marcialonga. It is one new athlet for the next season. Magnus Vesterheim. It is the third season he have done cross country tranining. He has been a footballplayer until 21 years. He had a sentationell 62 rd in Vasaloppet last season.

Team Forever Nordic

Pro Team Ranking: 
17
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Forever Nordic
Pro Team Nationality: 
Germany
Pro Team Director Name: 
Sven Münch
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+49 1634482741
About the Pro Team: 
With an average age of 23.3 years the new lineup of Team Forever Nordic is hungry to put the bite on the long-established athletes and might be able for some surprises during the season. As in the last years our goal is to develop these young skiers and tighten the teams position in professional long-distance skiing.

Skimarathon Team Austria

Pro Team Ranking: 
18
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Skimarathon Team Austria
Pro Team Nationality: 
Austria
Pro Team Director Name: 
Peter Kiene, Stefan Petritsch
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+436645278891
About the Pro Team: 
Be a part of it is our motivation and for our third Visma Ski Classics season we are stronger than ever! Our goal is to collect as many points as possible in the female and male competitions and to finish within the Top 15 Teams. We are the leading Austrian Longdistance Ski Team and want to increase the awareness of Cross Country Skiing in the German speaking countries - especially in Austria.

JBrink Ski Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
19
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
JBrink Ski Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Sweden
Pro Team Director Name: 
Jörgen Brink
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+46 706949037
About the Pro Team: 
Brink Ski Team is located in the middle of sweden in the county of Hälsingland from where most of the sponsors, team stuff and athletes is from. In the short term it´s a very small team where my own skiing is in focus but in the long run I hope to develope and find some more skiers who is dedicated to train and ready to make longdistace skiing.

Team Oslo Sportslager Rustad IL

Pro Team Ranking: 
20
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Oslo Sportslager Rustad IL
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Morten Tomter
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+4745837698
About the Pro Team: 
The team is a collaboration between Rustad IL and Oslo Sportslager.The team's plan is to compete in the top of ski classics and recruit new athletes to long distance skiing from Rustads own junior training group. Oslo Sportslager which is a very big sports shop in the center of Oslo, is the team's largest sponsor. Oslo Sportslager is one of the country's most popular shops on cross country skis and other sports equipment. Rustad IL was founded on November 8, 1967 and is today one of Norways biggest Clubs for cross country skiing. Rustad have approx 1370 members. The Club is located south-east in Oslo, where they also have their cross country skistadium. Rustad IL is a Club for athletes on every level ang age. In recent years the club has had many top results in national and international competitions for both junior athletes and senior athletes. Much because of the team's biggest star Ander Gløersen who has world cup victories and medals from world championships,the club is known all over Norway.

Team Mosetertoppen Skiline

Pro Team Ranking: 
21
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Mosetertoppen Skiline
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Espen Harald Bjerke
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+47 92031958
About the Pro Team: 
Mosetertoppen Skiline is a cabin concept which is suited for the active family whom loves skiing. The concept is fitted for this purpose. A ski team is a great way of building an image around this concept. We will also sell the racing suits to cabin owners in Hafjell. They will have the opportunity to join trainings and we will provide service at Birkebeinerrennet for those who wear our suit. The Mosetertoppen Skiline cabins are build by Leve Hytter AS in cooperation with Mosetertoppen Hafjell AS. Mosetertoppen Hafjell AS and Leve Hytter are the founders of the team.

LYN SKI Moseteråsen

Pro Team Ranking: 
22
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
LYN SKI Moseteråsen
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Vegard Vinje
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+47 95104158
About the Pro Team: 
LYN SKI is a club located in Oslo, Norway with over 1000 active members, and a 120 year old history. The proud history includes two Olympic gold medals, latest by the famous club legend Ivar Formo at the 50k in Innsbruck in 1976. In the recent decade, LYN SKI has developed to be the strongest ski club in Norway, becoming Norwegian Champions in relay for the last two years. The participation in VISMA SKI CLASSICS will be another arena for the skiers within the club to compete in long distance skiing at the very best level. The goal for the coming season is to establish LYN SKI as being the world's leading club at long distance skiing as well. We have teamed up with Moseteråsen Hafjell to provide us with the possibility to travel to Europe, as well as utilize the conditions at Hafjell as soon as the snow falls.

FullFit Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
23
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
FullFit Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Finland
Pro Team Director Name: 
Kristian Sotti
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+358405758105
About the Pro Team: 
FullFit Team is established 2016 in Finland and city Joensuu, North Karelia. Team is run by it's athletes. Once doing the same training with one of the team athlete, we started to wonder should we build a team to do exercises and races in group. So the team director and athlete Kristian Sotti started to gather top cross country- and biathlon athletes from our region around his company FullFit Training and in autumn found association around them. Team has now two groups of total of 20 athletes: normal distance and long distance group. After first season, our long distance team was so succesful in Finnish long distance races, that we decided to join Ski Classics up coming season.

Team Peltonen

Pro Team Ranking: 
24
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Peltonen
Pro Team Nationality: 
Finland
Pro Team Director Name: 
Pasi Vuori
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+358405362893
About the Pro Team: 
Team Peltonen is a Finnish team combined long distance skiers and the World Cup skiers. The main sponsor is a ski manufacturer Peltonen. With the strong collaborate between manufacturer and the skiers, Peltonen can make maybe the best bouble poling skies in the world. The main target for the next season is have a good results in the individual races.

Team Norgeshus Maxpulse

Pro Team Ranking: 
25
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Team Norgeshus Maxpulse
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Vetle Thyli
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+4795812900
About the Pro Team: 
Team Norgeshus Maxpulse started in the spring of 2017. Norgeshus is a house developing firm, and Maxpulse Sport Travels is a travel agency, which already has guided trips to many of the Visma Ski Classics races. The employees of Norgeshus are traveling, as a part of this collaboration, with Maxpulse to some of these races. Our goals is to get top 6 in Visma Ski Classics single races, and also work together with our main sponsors to get better health benefits for employees in the companies supporting us.

ÅRE Längdskidklubb

Pro Team Ranking: 
26
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
ÅRE Längdskidklubb
Pro Team Nationality: 
Sweden
Pro Team Director Name: 
Gustaf Berglund
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+46703218493
About the Pro Team: 
Åre Längdskidklubb was formed in 2012 as a association focusing on longdistansracing. The club wants to market Åre as a ski destination. The club loves cross-country skiing and especially longdistansraces. The team's big goal is to help Lina Korsgren win Vasaloppet. The team also wants to be an ambassador for cross-country skiing in Åre.

xc-ski.de A│N Skimarathon Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
27
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
xc-ski.de A│N Skimarathon Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Germany
Pro Team Director Name: 
Sabine Freimuth
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+491707709951
About the Pro Team: 
The first german professional long distance skiing Team, founded 2012 by Mario Felgenhauer (Head of xc-ski.de) and Thomas Freimuth Head of A│N ausdauernetzwerk.de and the best german long distance skier (fastest german Vasaloppet racer ever). The Team’s Purpose is to make long distance cross country skiing more popular in Germany and show the people how great this sport is. The Team brings together professional and amateur skiers who are all united in their passion and love for cross country skiing. Exceeding personal limits, mastering challenges and racing against the best Skimarathon athletes worldwide is our goal and motivation.

Skigo XC Team

Pro Team Ranking: 
28
Pro Team Points: 
0
Pro Team Name: 
Skigo XC Team
Pro Team Nationality: 
Norway
Pro Team Director Name: 
Jan Bjørn Gare
Pro Team Director Mobile Number: 
+4791717744
About the Pro Team: 
New team this year.