Cross Country Skiing – Fast, Faster, And Even Faster!

Dr. Holmberg is a professor of Sport Science at the Mid Sweden University and the Arctic University in Tromsø, Norway. He is also director of Research and Development at the Swedish Olympic Committee and provides a key link between academic research and elite sport in Sweden. He is also an affiliate professor in the UBC School of Kinesiology.

In this special presentation, Dr. Holmberg talks about new skiing techniques, and how improvements in equipment and track preparation have increased speed. Today’s cross country skier must master a wide range of speeds, terrains, racing distances and formats.