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WBC Women’s Pursuit

Again, not much commentary with these, just showing the results in some context. Starting with the top skiers: And the lone American:

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WBC Men’s Pursuit

Not much commentary on this one, just the graphs for the top skiers and the Americans. First the leaders: I don’t have much to add here except that Arnd Peiffer is having an excellent World Championships so far. As for the Americans: Nothing spectacular, I suppose, but not terrible.

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Race Snapshot: WBC Men/Women’s Pursuit

Some dramatic gaps between the leaders and the field today in both races.

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WSC Pursuit Recap: North Americans

Ok, now we can talk about how the North Americans fared this weekend. Once again with the very large graphs, starting with the women: Not a ton of racing experience at this level in this group, obviously. It’s tempting to focus on the fact that Stephen, Brooks and Diggins were all in the top thirty, […]

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WSC Pursuit Recap Addendum

Just to follow up from my previous post, here’s a look at a few other women who had particularly good or bad days on Saturday: I suspected that Nicole Fessel would have some strong races this week and this was certainly a good one. There were just too many people who skied faster. After a […]

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WSC Pursuit Recap

After some wild racing this weekend, let’s take a step back and look at some of the top and notable performances again more closely. Starting with the women, here’s a graph showing the top six finishers in Saturday’s 15km pursuit (click through for full version): People keep pestering me about making my graphs bigger; so […]

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Race Snapshot: WSC Men’s Pursuit

Wow, what a crazy race! If the mass start events trend toward this kind of stuff, with lots of attacking, I think that’ll only be a good thing for the sport. As it was, the all that action may have turned the results a bit inside out from what people were expecting. I’ll have a […]

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