Therese Johaug wins the TdS 2014 [P] Nordic Focus

Therese Johaug wins the women’s TdS 2014 [P] Nordic Focus

We’re excited to present the 7th annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2014/15 Contest for contestants around the world. Select your 10-member fantasy TdS team and be eligible to win lots of great prizes. The TdS begins Jan. 3 in Obertsdorf, Germany – here’s how the Contest works…

Register/revise your team of unique individual skiers including four (4) men, and four (4) women including two (2) Outlaw Skiers (one (1) male and one (1) female) not in the top 15 of the FIS World Cup overall rankings by 10pm EST on Jan. 2. All menus for skier selection are available at the link below to register your team.

Points will be awarded following each TdS race based on each skier’s performance and the Contest Standings will be published regularly at skitrax.com so you can follow your team’s progress and see how you compare with other contestants. The contest rules are below.

TdS 2014/15 Schedule

Jan. 3, 2015 – Obertsdorf (GER) – 3/4km FR Prologue
• Jan. 4, 2015 - Obertsdorf (GER) – 10/15km CL Pursuit
• Jan. 6, 2015 – Val Mustair (SUI) – Sprint FR Qual + Finals
• Jan. 7, 2015 – Toblach (ITA) – 5/10km CL
• Jan. 8, 2015 – Cortina-Toblach (ITA)15/35km FR Pursuit
• Jan. 10, 2015 – Val di Fiemme (ITA) – 10/15km CL
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Jan. 11, 2015 – Val di Fiemme (ITA) – 9/9km FR Pursuit

Prizes

* 1st Prize Madshus Redline Carbon Skate skis, Super Nano Skate boots, Nano Carbon Race 100 UHM poles (value $1,815)
* 2nd PrizeNipika Mountain Resort – 2 nights lodging in fully equipped cabin incl. all amenities (value $875)
* 3rd Prize
Rudy Project Sunglasses For Sport Agon + For Life Spinhawk (value $450)
* 4th PrizeBjorn Daehlie XC Ski Suit (value $300)
* 5th PrizeYoko  9100 poles (value $299)
* 6th PrizeStoneham First Cut Jacket (value $249)
* 7th Prize Cross Country Canada package Sweater/Gloves/Touque (value $210)
* 8th Prize – TBD
* 9th Prize One Way Pro Team Day Bag (value $100)
* 10th PrizeHigh Peaks Cyclery Gift Certificate (value $100)

Rules

* the official TdS 2015 skier lists are now available and you can register your team via the link below
* each team must consist of unique individual skiers including four (4) men, four (4) women, plus two (2) “Outlaw” skiers – one (1) male and one (1) female not in the top 15 of the FIS World Cup XC overall rankings (after the World Cup in Davos, Switzerland on Dec. 21)
* contest entrants may register (or revise) their 10-member team by Friday, Jan. 2/15 at 10 pm EST
* each entrant may only enter one team
* if the team name you select has already been chosen you will need to select a new team name
* to be eligible to win any prizes you must supply your full name, e-mail address, and phone number.
* all prize winners agree to allow their names to be published at skitrax.com and/or in SkiTrax Magazine
* points will be awarded according to our detailed lists below based on daily and overall skier performances
* in the event of a tie the highest point total on GC placements will determine the winner
* in the event of a tie because of identical team members the team that registered first will determine the winner
* the contest is open to all players and all contestants are eligible to win prizes
* prize substitutions are at the discretion of the suppliers
* in some cases shipping costs may apply
* employees or freelancers of SkiTrax Magazine are not eligible to win any prizes
* winners will be announced one week following the TdS final in Val di Fiemme, Italy on Jan. 19/15 to allow for the
Doping De-Points rule.

Points

Stage Results -
(sprint or distance)

1st – 15 pts
2nd – 12
3rd – 10
4th – 8
5th – 6
6th – 5
7th – 4
8th – 3
9th – 2
10th – 1
Jersey Classification
- each day

- Yellow Jersey (Overall): 10 pts
- Sprint Jersey (Sprint): 5
Final GC (top 20)
1 – 25
2 – 20
3 – 18
4 – 16
5 – 14
6 – 12
7 – 10
8 – 9
9 – 8
10 – 7
11 – 6
12 – 5
13 – 4
14 – 3
15 – 2
16-20 – 1
Final Sprint
(top 20)

1 – 25
2 – 20
3 – 18
4 – 16
5 – 14
6 – 12
7 – 10
8 – 9
9 – 8
10 – 7
11 – 6
12 – 5
13 – 4
14 – 3
15 – 2
16-20 – 1
Final Classification
- Yellow Jersey – 25 pts (see final GC)
- Sprint Jersey – 25 pts (see final GC)
TdS Xtras
- Abandons – if any team member abandons lose 10 points
- Doping De-Points – any positive test up to 7 days after TdS final loses all points
- Bonus Team Points – if your team finishes the TdS with all 10 skiers receive 20 points
- Kick and Glide Points - earn 20 points for any skier who wins 2 or more stages
- Val Climb Winners – extra 10 points for winners of the Val di Fiemme final climb