Every day during competition in Sochi, we’ll highlight a different sport or event, including fun facts and athlete workouts for you to try!
- There are 12 cross-country skiing events: six men’s events and six ladies’ events, including individual races and mass start races, the skiathlon, the relay, and individual and team sprints.
- The first cross-country skiing events were held in Norway in 1767.
- The largest number of medals awarded in cross-country skiing to date was in 2010 in Vancouver.
Everyone wants a six-pack, and Kikkan Randall uses hanging core exercises on a pull-up bar to maintain hers.
Tucked Knees: 10 reps
Toes to Hands: 10 reps
Tucked Knees with Twists: 10 reps
Toes to Hands with Twists: 10 reps (like a windshield wiper)