Birkebeinerrennet is coming next in Visma Ski Classics this Saturday, and the legendary race in Norway will be another thrilling spectacle in the tour. Some pro teams are recruiting new skiers to fortify their ranks.
Lina Korsgren's Team Ramudden has added Max Novak in their team. He was 33rd in Vasaloppet and has managed to get top 20 places in the Swedish Nationals. Vltava Fund Ski Team also has a new face as Lauri Lepistö has joined the team. He raced at the Junior World Championships in Lahti this winter and finished 22nd in the 30 km classic race (U23). Before Engadin Skimarathon Team Kaffebryggeriet recruited Alexander Dyrberg Ek, and the Norwegian skier finished 48th in the race.