On Sunday July 1st a roller skiing race in memory of Inge Braten is taking place in Sunne, Värmland. Organizers will welcome the biggest stars of Cross-Country skiing including Petter Northug and Marcus Hellner. “It feels really great to have such a great starting field. After hard work we have simply been the best,” Andreas Slätt who is the project and PR manager of Inge Braten Memorial.
Slätt points out that the event in Sunne is for all who love speed in combination with the festival. Last year 12.000 spectators were fetching Theodor Petterson to sprint for victory. “As every other outdoor event we rely on the weather, but we can guarantee passion and an exciting event. The entry is free of charge and everyone is warmly welcome, Slätt said to langrenn.com
Some of the best Cross-Country skiers are lined up for Sunday’s competition including Petter Northug and Marcus Hellner. Ladies’ start list will be featuring Charlotte Kalla, Anna Haag and Ida Ingmarsdotter, and we also should not forget the Junior World Champion and the fastest girl over 100 meters on roller skis Stina Nilsson.
The competition takes place in the center of the Sunne at 16:30 and finals at 19:00. The competition will be held in memory of famous coach Inge Bråten who was among the founders of the competition in Sunne. Inge Bråten passed away in April this year after a serious illness.
You can find more information at http://www.langrenn.com/stjernelag-i-inge-braaten-memorial.5069649-1743.html and on the official website www.sunne.se