November 20, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – We know many cyclists are Nordic skiers and the heat is on as early competitions set the stage for the FIS World Cup season kicking off in Ruka, Finland on Nov. 26-27, and registration for our SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest is brisk. Don’t miss your chance to test your knowledge while you catch all of the action as the xc ski season gets underway Nov. 26-27 in Ruka, Finland.
Register your team of four (4) men, and four (4) women including two (2) Outlaw Skiers – one (1) male and one (1) female not in the top 15 of the FIS World Cup overall rankings.
Points will be awarded following each World Cup based on each skier’s performance and published regularly at skitrax.com so you can see how your score compares to other international players and the actual FIS standings. Earn TdS or Lahti 2017 points, and other bonus points – all information, skier menus and contest rules are available when you register your team.
These are the original FIS Fantasy Nordic contests first launched with the Tour de Ski during the 2008/2009 season so don’t miss your chance to enjoy fabulous top level xc ski racing and the chance to win fabulous prizes.
The deadline to register or revise your team is Friday, Nov. 25, at 10pm EST, the day before round one of the XC FIS World Cup – good luck to all contestants.
We’re still finalizing our prizes and thanks to all of our great sponsors so far including Yoko, Nipika Mountain Resort, Salomon, Bjorn Daehlie, Cross Country Canada (CCC), High Peaks Cyclery, and Concept2.
To register click HERE.
SkiTrax Fantasy FIS World Cup 2016/17 Contest Prizes
* 1st Prize – Yoko YXR Racing Skate skis, 9100 Poles and Bindings (value $1,025)
* 2nd Prize – Nipika Mountain Resort – 2 nights lodging in fully equipped cabin incl. all amenities (value $875)
* 3rd Prize – Salomon S-Lab Skate Pro/Skate Boots (value $500)
* 4th Prize – Bjorn Daehlie Raw Jacket (value $400)
* 5th Prize – CCC High Sierra Rolling Duffle Bag (value $250)
* 6th Prize – High Peaks Cyclery Ski Care w/Stone Grind, Hot Box, Hardening, Race Prep (value $150)
* 7th Prize – Concept2 Goodie Duffle Bag (value $100)
* 8th Prize – TBA
* 9th Prize – TBA
* 10th Prize – TBA
* WCup Breaks – SkiTrax 1-yr Subscription
SkiTrax is North America’s leading Nordic skiing publication and the official magazine of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Canada (CCC).