Race development and performance-determining factors in a mass-start cross-country skiing competition
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Original versionSeeberg, T. M., Kocbach, J., Wolf, H., Talsnes, R. K., & Sandbakk, Ø. B. (2023). Race development and performance-determining factors in a mass-start cross-country skiing competition. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, 4, Article 1094254. doi: 10.3389/fspor.2022.1094254
Although five of six Olympic events in cross-country skiing involve mass-starts, those events are sparsely examined scientifically. Therefore, in this study, we investigated speed profiles, pacing strategies, group dynamics and their performance-determining impact in a cross-country skiing mass-start competition.