Past weekend olympic tracks in Sochi were tested by nordic athletes (Alpina racing team). In complex, highly variable weather conditions, races were very interesting and dramatic. These races already suggested that olympic games next year will be dificult for athletes and also for support crew.
At friday's sprint is Petter Northug won victory. In the women's sprint Norwegian Celine Brun –Lie with was the best ranked on third place.
Athletes will take a short break before the World Cup, which will start 16 th february in Davos.
Alpina presented their latest nordic, alpine and trekking collections at international trade fair ISPO in Germany.
Nordic boots Alpina is globally recognized as the first choice of top athletes in the World Cup, World Championships and Olympic Games.
Long standing cooperation Alpina R&D team with top cross country skiers (Alpina racing team) each year brings a new, technically sophisticated products within nordic boots collections. Know-how and innovations are successfully used for the development of alpine and trekking boots.
In addition to racing nordic boot ALPINA ELITE PRO, which is the choice of double Olympic champion Petter Northug, at the fair was presented new women ski boot RUBY.
In upcoming Allmountain women collection special attention is given to the new series women’s boots named RUBY, where optimal fit and supreme comfort are the most inspiringly features. RUBY boots combine all features which enables women to have perfect time on white slopes. Better fit is achieved with integrated special Volume control Regulator, which provide individual regulation of volume from comfort to sport volume. Volume control plate allows individual regulation of volume independent for left and right boot. Inner boot with 4 dry ventilation system and Thinsulate insulation enables moisture to evaporate through the channels on liner and experience skiing without freezing. RUBY models also have power strap so the boot is light and easy to handle in any ways.
At the last stage before the Biathlon World Cup, in Antholz, Alpina racing team won second and third place, which had won Jakov Fak, and ten ranking among the top ten. That is absolutely a good sign for the upcoming World Cup in Nove mesto in the Czech Morava.