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The First Ever European Championships Long Distance Sled Dog Event

The first ever European Championships long distance sled dog event. The Femund race (Femundløpet) is annual long distance sleddog race in the mountains of Norway. The race starts and ends in the colorful streets of the UNESCO World Heritage mining town of Røros. The teams mush through eight districts and the fascinating countryside of Sør-Trøndelag [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|European Championships|0 Comments

IFSS European Championship Sprint on Snow 2016, Savalen, Norway

Place: Savalen (190 km or 3 hours drive north of Lillehammer). Address: 2500 Tynset, Norway Date: Thursday 3rd – Sunday 6th of March 2016 On Thursday the 3rd the EC organizer has arranged for races in the Pulka classes, which are optional Championship classes according to the European Championships rules: 1-dog Elite women 10 km [...]

By | September 8th, 2015|European Championships|Comments Off on IFSS European Championship Sprint on Snow 2016, Savalen, Norway

EC Long Distance 2016

The IFSS Europe Sports Committee has at the spring meeting in Stockholm discussed a proposal, received from the Norwegian Federation. They proposed that IFSS Europe should arrange a Long Distance European Championships in 2016. The IFSS Europe Sports Committee decided that it was a good idea to follow the WC example even for the EC. [...]

By | May 15th, 2015|European Championships, Long Distance|0 Comments

IFSS World Championship Long-distance 2015

Sigrid Ekran, Norway, took a most convincing victory in this year’s IFSS World Championship and Finnmark Race 1000 kilometer. With that, Sigrid defended her IFSS World Champion title from 2011 as well as her FL-1000 Champion title from 2014. With 11 fresh and fit dogs in front of her sled, the 35-year old Sparbu woman [...]

By | March 23rd, 2015|World Championships|Comments Off on IFSS World Championship Long-distance 2015