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Race Snapshot: Tour de Ski 3/4km Prologue

See here for an explanation of these graphs. The men’s race: And the women’s race:

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How can we assess performances in stage race pursuits?

As with most stage races these days, the Tour de Ski included some handicap start pursuits. Generally, the athletes will start in a staggered fashion based upon their time back in the overall standings, and the first person to the finish line wins the stage. This creates some very unusual incentives for the athletes, depending […]

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Tour de Ski Recap

I didn’t do nearly as much writing about the Tour as I would have liked, but here are some graphs summarizing the way things shook out. Men Here’s a bird’s eye view of the men’s Tour, measured using seconds behind the median skier: These sorts of bump charts are nice, as they can allow you […]

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Race Snapshot: TdS Final Climb

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Race Snapshot: TdS Classic Mass Start

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TdS Freestyle Sprint Recap

Once again, a bit after the fact…the heat times analysis for the freestyle sprint the other day. Men Starting with the finals: That was decidedly slow, tactical final. Interesting that David Hofer had such fast times in the quarters and semis. Semifinal 2 was slightly faster, but not by a ton. Women As for the […]

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Race Snapshot: TdS Freestyle Pursuit

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