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    • Haywood LIVE Report: The 13th edition of the Tour de Ski gets underway on Saturday

      December 27, 2018

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      1) Dec. 29-Jan 6. Tour de Ski.

      This year marks the 13th edition of the Tour de Ski, with Alex Harvey looking to improve on last year's 3rd place finish in the annual endurance test.

      The racing starts in Toblach Italy with a skate sprint on Saturday and skate distance events on Sunday.

      The Canadian team includes of Alex, along with Lenny Valjas and Emily Nishikawa. Alex hit the podium and Emily tied her career best result, in the early World Cup races, so they will be looking to build on these performances over the coming week. Joining the trio will be Dahria Beatty and Bob Thompson, who are the leaders from the pre-Christmas Haywood NorAm races.

      The team has been training in Davos, Switzerland over the holidays.



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      The races can generally be watched on the following website http://www.sportlemon.tv/ or other streams, ensure you have proper computer security activated. Eurosport UK are generally providing live coverage in English. Note television doesn't necessarily cover the complete race live. Complete event coverage is usually available using the subscription based Eurosport player, however your computer's IP address must be based in Europe.

      FIS provide live updates on Live timing, and post race video highlights. You can usually also find post race footage on crosscountryski.us

      FIS Cross Country Website Results, Press Releases, Video... 

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