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{ Monthly Archives } February 2012

In The mid-90’s Second Place Was Different: Follow-Up

Given the comments on my last post, I thought I’d verify things by altering the second graph to display the race type: Now the difference is very clear. I’ve combined the mass start and pursuit races into just one category (Mass). So clearly for the men the story here is different race tactics in mass […]

In The Mid-90s, Second Place Was Different

Sometimes you have some data and a specific question.  Other times, you have some data, and you just sort of noodle around with it aimlessly.  Sadly, I’ve been known to do that just for fun.  I know, I’m a nerd. So I was looking at the gaps between 1st and 2nd place finishers in World […]

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WJC & U23 Updates – North Americans

I’m a bit pressed for time at the moment, so not much commentary on these. They are just the updated versions of the graphs I showed on Wednesday, giving some historical context for the results at WJC & U23’s for the US and Canada. WJC – USA WJC – CAN

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WJC & U23 Sprints

World Junior/U23s are underway, of course, in the exotic locale of Turkey. Monday wasn’t a spectacular day for the North Americans in the WJC freestyle sprint. For some quick context, here’s a look at the historical results in each discipline for the US: I’m just using finishing place here, rather than FIS points, since I […]

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Poland Sprints Recap

As always, thanks to Jan at for the heat time data… I’m beginning to get a feel for the relationship between heat times and sprint courses. It’s hard, cause I’m not actually there skiing on the courses, so I do the best I can reading about them. But it seems this course was pretty […]

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Race Snapshot: Poland 10/15km Classic

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Race Snapshot: Poland Freestyle Sprint

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