Skisporet Podcast: Tips and tricks in the run-up to competitions

Listen to Tord Asle Gjerdalen and Emilie Fleten’s top tips ahead of Birken, Vasaloppet and other major cross-country skiing events.

How to perform in a ski race

This is a complex question that we'll do our best to answer in our Skisporet podcast.

How to calm your nerves before the start

You're probably familiar with the questions below in the days leading up to a ski race, run or other form of competition:

  • How should you eat the day before a competition?
  • What are the best tricks to increase performance?
  • How do you prepare for a race and what steps can you take to dig deep when your muscles give up?

Further reading: Northug’s tips for optimum performance in the race

We have brought in Team XPND Fuel's Tord Asle Gjerdalen and Emilie Fleten for the Skisporet podcast ahead of Birken. These two long-distance runners share their best tips and experiences for all recreational skiers out there.

This episode is certain to give you a boost ahead of your next competition!

Listen to the episode here