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DARE TO DO A YLLÄS-LEVI PRE-RACE THREE WEEKS BEFORE?

NORDENSKIÖLDSLOPPET – THE EVERLASTING SKIING PLEASURE OR NEVER-ENDING TORTURE?   “I ski alone in the wilderness somewhere in Northern Sweden. It’s a cold winter day even if it’s mid-April, and the snow crunches underneath my skies. There are still more than...

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YLLÄS-LEVI 50 KM AMBASSADOR JUHA MIETO UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL

Juha Mieto, a true ski legend, whose larger than life appearance cannot be missed by anyone, is the Ambassador for Ylläs-Levi, the 50 km race. His shoe size is 47 and he is 197 cm tall. He has 9 medals in...

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YLLÄS-LEVI WILL HOST A 24 H NORDIC SKIING WORLD RECORD BREAKING ATTEMPT

Thrilling Finland vs Sweden Nordic Skiing World Record Attempt? Finnish TV personality, avid sportsman and long-distance skier Teemu Virtanen is looking to break the Guinness World Record of 'Greatest distance in 24 hours of Nordic skiing' – i.e. 433.459 km (269.34 miles) –...

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS – Still time to register for a cheaper price!

Lapland in Finland has truly become a true winter wonderland. There is a lot of fresh powder snow and the northern lights dance up in the sky. Ylläs-Levi preparations are well under way for the race on April 14, 2018. There...

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THE REGISTRATION OF THE NEW DISTANCE YLLÄS-LEVI 50 KM OPENS ON FRIDAY!

Ylläs-Levi is a new long distance ski event in Finland and the finale of the Visma Ski Classics tour, the world championship of long distance skiing. Last season was the first time when the event was officially organized by these two...

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VISMA SKI CLASSICS SEASON VIII STARTS ON SUNDAY

The long distance world championship season number eight kicks off in Pontresina, Switzerland, on Sunday when 28 professional teams embark on the 11 km Pro Team Tempo. This prologue is the perfect platform for all teams to introduce themselves, showcase their...

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Niskanen and Mieto ambassadors’ for Ylläs-Levi

Ylläs-Levi proudly presents Iivo Niskanen as the addition to Juha Mieto in the ambassadors’ post for the event, also being the final of Visma Ski Classics. To honor the occasion, Ylläs-Levi will present a brand new poster where the bear in the...

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NEW RACE FOR LEISURE SKIERS – 50 KM FROM YLLÄS TO LEVI

THERE WILL BE A NEW AND SHORTER RACE FOR THOSE WHO FANCY GOING SLOW AND SOAKING UP THE ATMOSPHERE ONLY LAPLAND CAN OFFER. A 50 km course will be introduced next season using primarily the same course as the long one,...

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Visma and Ylläs-Levi continues the cooperation!

Visma and Ylläs-Levi have after a successful first year prolonged the cooperation where Visma continues as main partner of the event for the 2018 edition. Together with Visma as a partner, Ylläs-Levi will continue its development and growth both in the local market...

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Visma Ski Classic Ylläs-Levi 2018 will be raced 14.4.2018

The second international Visma Ski Classic Ylläs-Levi will be raced on Saturday April the 14th 2018. The race is a unique winter event that combines professional elite skiers with a huge mass of amateur skiers in the amazing mountainous landscape of...

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