The roller-ski French Championship is the opportunity to discover a region in summer.

 

Come in numbers to attend the roller-ski French Championship in Les Menuires from August, 22 th to 24th, 2014.

The roller-ski (also called roller skiing) is a derived discipline of Nordic skiing that is practiced on tarmac, on road in any period of the year. It is considered as a way of cross-country skiing training in summer.

In 1971, the cross-country skiing French team would have used it to finish the training in summer before the Olympics of Sapporo in 1972. In the absence of snow, competitors use this discipline as an exercise of training. Throughout the weekend, the competitors of the Roller-ski French championships will play three tests: the prologue of 3.8 km, the pursuit and the sprint.

 

What about the necessary material?

For all who like slipping sensations, the roller-ski is a combination between skating, ice-skating, roller and cross-country skiing. This recent activity attracts other players in search of new sensations. The ski-rollers practice requires a pair of ski-rollers, Nordic ski boots, fixations in the standards of the ski boot, sticks of Nordic ski and the helmet in case of fall is an indispensable element. It is necessary to foresee caps of specific sticks for a good adhesion on the tarmac.

 

Where to sleep?

If you are looking for a hotel in Les Menuires, the hotel Les Bruyères offers luxurious surroundings and combines the advantages of a family destination with a wide range of activities.

You will appreciate this hotel especially as it knows how to combine the proximity to attractions, the quiet and the comfort of a 4-star hotel.

 

N.B: The roller-ski French Championship is free of charge.