This contest format is called supersprint, the track is just 100 meters long. The start will be held outside Hotell Åregården and the finish area just 100 meters down at Åre torg. This central location will give the race a spectacular framing with spectators lining the race course.
In the class Supersprinters the world elite of today over 100 meters, world record holders Ludde Jensen and Marthe Nordlunde, will participate.
In the Legends' class we’ll find well known racers such as Torgny Mogren, Mathias Fredriksson, och Maria Rydqvist from Sweden, who are all Winter Olympic and World Championships medalists. Norway will be represented by legendary cross-country skiers Tor-Arne Hetland, Frode Estil och Bente Skari, among others.
Åre Town Sprint Challenge is a part of the festival program of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Åre - a tribute to wintersports, to Åre, the region and it’s history.
How? Supersprint, 100 meters frestyle skate, elimination run. Arranged by Sportkompaniet Jämtland and Åre Eventutbildning.
When? Tuesday 5 February at 16:00.
Where? Årevägen. Start at Hotell Åregården/Country Club, finish at Åre torg.