Petter Northug May Skip Tour de Ski

Last year, Norway’s Marit Bjoergen skipped the Tour de Ski due to a heart arrhythmia.  Sidelined by a virus, Petter Northug may skip the Tour de Sk this winter. Sweden’s Expressen reports that Northug contracted a virus last Friday and will be compelled to miss two weeks of training at […]

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Petter Northug: Did He Slack Off Last Season?

Did Petter Northug slack off last year?  Might that have contributed to the sickness that caused him to scratch from the Vasaloppet? An article on langrenn.com suggests that with no World Championships or Olympics in the 2011-2012 season, Northug may have relaxed his strict training regimen last year.  According to […]

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