maanantai 21. huhtikuuta 2008

Gold for Teemu

Skating club Lahden Luistelijat hosted indoor nationals in Lahti fair center on Sunday 20th April. Finnish championship was competed in two individual race, 200m time trial and 3000m. Besides Teemu and Jani also Danila participated in races but outside of the national shampionship.
Teemu won his first national gold in 3000m race after tight battle with Jarmo Valtonen. "Teme" crashed on early laps but could pounce up right away and catch the main group again with the help of his club mates. Three laps to go Valtonen made the first move and tried some break away but Teemu could follow him and finally pass “Jamppa” on back straight during the final lap. Next one over the finish line was Danila but bronze medal was given to new talent from Pori, Taneli Kerola. Jani finished fourth.
In 200m time trial Jarmo took the gold medal and beat Teemu with tolerance of 0,3 seconds. Third position ended up to tie between Max Forstedt and Samuli Laulumaa, altouhg Danila’s time was the third best. Jani’s placement in time trial was 6th.
Team manager, Esa Lottanen, took even two gold medals in masters 40 category.


torstai 17. huhtikuuta 2008

WIC Zug, 19th April

19th April, Racereport
First race is done and foxes did not manage to score in the season opening. Jani was quite close to get points but was blocked in the final sprint and finished with main group in position 58. Teemu finished after the first pack but did his best marathon ever though. 40km race was won by American wonder man, Joey Mantia (Luigino Answer Wheels), with approximately time 56 min. THAT'S FAST!

17th April, Feelings before race
Jani and Teemu will be hunting wic points in season opening race in Zug, Switzerland. Both guys are full of excitement and really looking forward to challenge other teams. Danila, Eerik and Guillermo will start their wic season in Sursee 3rd May.

keskiviikko 16. huhtikuuta 2008

Skinsuit Competition

Period for quessing about team's wic points on season 2008 has expired. It is time to announce your bets. Please, see the lower part of the right side bar.
Only a few bets arriwed so it is quite good changes for those who sent their quess. Many thanks for everyone about interest and good luck to the competition!

tiistai 15. huhtikuuta 2008

Foxes Dominated the Viimsi Indoor Trophy

Danila, Eerik and Teemu conquered podium places in Viimsi Spordihall, Tallinn. The competition consisted of four races on 100m long track. Danila won both time trial and point race. Teemu was the fastes on group sprint and man vs. man pursuit. Eerik was on second position in time trial and point race.

sunnuntai 6. huhtikuuta 2008

"Pikku J" Got Two Silver Medals in ST Nationals

Finnish championship at short track speed skating was held in Rauma Äijänsuo arena on 5th April. Kaj Humisto from Pori was the fastest man in both 500m and 1500m distance before Jani "minifox" Suihkonen. Lauri Heiniö from Rauma got bronze in 500m and Mikko Mäkelä (Pori) in 1500m. Pia Humisto followed in her brothers footsteps and won the both distances in ladies.