Students in training for Vasaloppet China 2009

With the coming of Vasaloppet China, the University students in Changchun began their XC ski training in Jingyuetan Park on the 25th  of November, according to the plan. We predict there will be 70,000 student take part in this education project this winter season.

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Two weeks to go to Vasaloppet China 2009

Christmas is closing in on all of us, and so is the New Year with Vasaloppet in Changchun. Track preparations have begun as well as snow making for the sculpture in Jingyuetan Park which will be 16 m high, more than 120 m long and 14 m thick

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Preparations underway for Vasaloppet China and Tour de Ski in Changchu

Winter has come to Changchun and ski track preparations have begun in Jingyuetan Park. It has already begun to snow in Jilin Province and the temperature is at -5 to –10 degrees. Preparation for the 7th Vasaloppet China and Tour de Ski China is under way and with the coming of Vasaloppet China, the competition “Snow Angel” will begin.
The competition where beautiful and intelligent Changchun girls show their skills in foreign language, music, art and so on to become Vasaloppet Chinas “Kranskulla” or Ceremony Hostess, that gets to put the victory garland on the shoulders of the winner of Vasaloppet China.

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Vasaloppet China gets seeding race status for Swedish Vasa

Vasaloppet China 50 KM is now an official seeding race for Vasaloppet Sweden which is held every year in Dalarna, Sweden. Races with a distance over 40 km and with more than 100 participants are counted as seeding races for Vasaloppet. The distance being 15 km for ”Girls Vasa”. If you want to use your result in Vasaloppet China as seed result for the 85th Swedish Vasaloppet  on the 1st of March 2009, The Swedish Vasaloppet organization needs to receive your result before January 31st 2009 to make an evaluation

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