ODLO’s heritage in cross-country skiing is well-known, as is Fourcade’s. While Fourcade made a name for himself from his World Cup Debut in March 2008 and through 186 podiums and his Olympic success, ODLO’s Olympic moment came in 1972 at the Sapporo games, where an impressive 25 national teams wore the first fully synthetic base layer – the ODLO Thermic – but in the pre-sponsorship era when teams paid for kit themselves. A sign of its uniqueness.
According to several everyday athletes, it’s all about rhythm and timing
ODLO and the Engadin Skimarathon have announced a partnership extension through 2027. In the lead-up to the 53rd Engadiner, let’s look back at how both organisations have grown, inspiring generations of cross-country skiers to keep going.
Stew Crew have high hopes for next Engadiner.By Mark Cohen
Focus on rhythm and timing, says Swiss biathlete Aita Gasparin.By Mark Cohen
As the leaves begin fall from the trees and the temperatures start to drop, winter sports fans look forward to the first exciting weeks of the season. Content creator and ski instructor, Marius Quast, already had the opportunity to wear the I-Thermic midlayer last winter and it kept him warm all throughout his adventures.
Norwegian Martin Johnsrud Sundby gets set to compete in world championships this week
In recent years, Maurice Manificat has been dubbed one of the best skate skiers in the world. He has medalled in international competitions and world championship events and performed consistently throughout his 17-year career.
The nordic ski season peaks as ODLO-sponsored teams gear up for championship events later this month
Several athletes from the ODLO-sponsored French, Swiss and Norwegian ski federations sit poised to podium at the upcoming biathlon and cross-country World Championships scheduled in February.