Features - 27/11/7
Ski marathon training top tips

To mark the beginning of the ski racing season - for elite athletes and ski-marathon-ers alike, we thought it time to put up some training advice.

Patrick Winterton - ex-Marine, ex-GB skier, adventurer and doyenne of Eurosport's biathlon and cross-country ski commentary - is one of the the UK's leading authorities on cross-country skiing. In the following articles, first published in the newsletter of the Manchester Cross-Country Ski Club (www.mccsc.org.uk), Paddy gives some good training ideas for prospective ski racers.

Part 1

Part 2


Thanks to the MCCSC for permission to link to these articles.

Ski marathon calendar

Paddy's profile on Channel 4 website