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Race Snapshot: La Clusaz 10/15k Classic Mass Start

You can read a short description of these graphs here. The men’s race: And the women’s race:

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La Clusaz Recap: North American Women

Just as I did yesterday, let’s take a closer look at the results form Saturday’s World Cup mass start race in La Clusaz, France, this time focusing on the North Americans.  As I discussed yesterday, we’re going to use percent-back difference plots from mass start or pursuit races to evaluate each skier’s race, since the […]

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La Clusaz Recap: North American Men

Picking up from my post yesterday, we’ll move on to Kris Freeman: Freeman told FasterSkier that blood sugar issues weren’t a problem, but that he simply didn’t have a great race on Saturday.  Well, it’s quite clear from this percent-back difference plot what happens when he does have blood sugar problems, as he did last […]

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La Clusaz Recap: Distance Mass Start

Saturday was the first long mass start race of the World Cup season in La Clusaz, France, and along with mass start races come difficulties in measuring performance in a sensible manner.  The women’s field didn’t help matters by having the top three ski away from the field. So you end up with some odd […]

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Race Snapshot: La Clusaz Men’s/Women’s Distance

I think there were high hopes for Kris Freeman in today’s 30km, particularly after yesterdays monster article in FasterSkier, but I still suspect he’s likely to do better in 15km events.  Still, not a terrible race for him at all, and a good day all around for the North Americans.  Once again, though, the women’s […]

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