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Visma Ski Classics Launches Fantasy Pro Teams

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January 09, 2018 – In professional sports fantasy leagues have been increasing rapidly in order to connect the fans with the live sports. In Visma Ski Classics Fantasy each team owner starts up with $40,000 fantasy dollars to spend on up to 10 athletes on gender of own choosing. The prices of the athletes depend on their historical results and the prices will change during the season depending on the results. So a well managed team will both have many points and increase their budgets. Fantasy Pro Teams may select and replace athletes until CET 23:00 day before race. And after each race athletes can be sold for their new value.

Visma Ski Classics Fantasy logoThe score in Visma Ski Classics Fantasy will be calculated by adding all champion, sprint, climb and youth points collected by the Fantasy Pro Team athletes. Since the youth points, collected by skiers up to the age of 26, are the same as the champion points. The value for youth athletes will be high, lifting forward new athletes in the the tour.

Registerring a Fantasy Pro Team is free of charge, however the best three Fantasy Pro Teams will also be awarded prizes as per below:
– 1st Euro 500 + official champion glass block + 2 free start places in Visma Ski Classics Final and Banquet 2019
– 2nd Euro 250
– 3rd Euro 125

“The launch Visma Ski Classics Fantasy is an important step in our ambition to connect our sport closer to the fans, it is a process we will continue with. Fantasy is also great fun, I have launched my own Fantasy Pro Team and will aim for the top, ” Says David Nilsson, CEO Ski Classics.

Create your own Pro Team now here.

Let the competition start!

Visma Fantasy Screen Shot 2018-01-09 at 9.44.47 AM

Visma Ski Classics VIII (2017/2018):

Event 1: 26th November, Prologue Pontresina Switzerland 10 km
Event 2: 2nd December, La Sgambeda Livigno Italy 35km
Event 3: 13th January, Kaiser Maximilian Lauf Seefeld Austria 60km
Event 4: 20th January, La Diagonela St Moritz Switzerland 65km
Event 5: 28st January, Marcialonga Trentino Italy 70km
Event 6: 3rd February, Toblach-Cortina Italy 50km
Event 7: 18th February, Jizerska Padesatka Czech Republic 50km
Event 8: 4th March, Vasaloppet Sweden 90km
Event 9: 17th March, Birkebeinerrennet Norway 54km
Event 10: 7th April, Reistadløpet Bardufoss Norway 50km
Event 11: 14th April, Ylläs-Levi Finland 67km

Download the Visma Ski Classics PLAY app here.

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