The Long Distance Ski Championship

Winners of Visma Ski Classics season VIII

Visma Ski Classics Season VIII is now in the past. It has been a good season in many aspects with great snow conditions throughout the tour. New competitions and increased price money created further motivation and excitement for athletes and fans.

The season culminated in Ylläs-Levi who took place above the arctic circle in Finland last weekend. The competition winners of season VIII got their awards at the final gala on Saturday evening after the race, a total of EUR 235.000 was handed out during the evening. In addition to the seasonal prize money, a minimum of EUR 21.000 has been handed out as event prize money for each event. Vasaloppet has the highest event prize money with over EUR 50.000, awarding the winning male and female skier about EUR 10.000 each. All together, Visma Ski Classics Pro Teams and their athletes have competed about a total of approximately EUR 475.000 in price money during season VIII!

Here are the winners of the Visma Ski Classics competitions:

Hertz Champion Competition
* Tord Asle Gjerdalen, Team Santander
* Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team

Sprint Competition
* Anton Karlsson, Lager 157 Ski Team
* Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team

Climb Competition
* Morten Eide Pedersen, Team BN Bank
* Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team

Youth Competition
* Oskar Kardin, Team Santander
* Evelina Bångman, Ski Team Mäenpää

Pro Team Competition
* Team Santander

Visma Alp Trophy
* Tord Asle Gjerdalen. Team Santander
* Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team

Visma Nordic Trophy
* Andreas Nygaard, Team Santander
* Astrid Øyre Slind, Team Koteng

Visma Skier of The Day
* Sgambeda: Britta Johansson Norgren, Lager 157 Ski Team
* Kaiser Maximilian Lauf: Andreas Holmberg, Team Serneke
* La Diagonela: Morten Eide Pedersen, Team BN Bank
* Vasaloppet: Joar Andreas Thele, Lyn Ski Moseteråsen
* Birkebeinerrennet: Emil Vokuev, Russian Marathon Team
* Reistadløpet: Tord Asle Gjerdalen, Team Santander
* Ylläs-Levi: Masako Ishida, Team Koteng

Best Event of the Season
* Marcialonga

Best Pro Team Director of the Season
* Sven Münch, Team Forever Nordic


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