About GWCT

GUIDE WORLD CLASSIC TOUR

Guide World Classic Tour is the unique combination of the four major long distance rollerski events across Europe. The series has been established in 2015 at the initiative of Alliansloppet in Sweden, Blinkfestivalen and Olaf Skoglunds Minneløp in Norway to encourage and increase the interest and participation in rollerskiing. Most importantly, World Classic Tour aims to keep a high interest in cross-country skiing sport and athletes regarding media, public and sponsors during the summer period.

The second edition of World Classic Tour in 2017 will experience several exciting news:

Guide’s company is becoming the title sponsors for the series for the next three seasons. This new partnership represents a great opportunity for World Classic Tour to develop and expand the series. Guide’s brand is a leader specialist in the conception of innovative protective gloves for workers in a broad range of industries.

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Strong of this new partnership the total prize money sum will be increased, reaching 30 000 euros this season.

GWCT Categories

GUIDE WORLD CLASSIC TOUR

CHAMPION

The Champion bib is certainly the most exciting Guide WCT price, rewarding resilience, strength and excellence trough the four epic stages of the Guide World Classic Tour 2017. The yellow bib winner will be the strongest male/female athletes who will cumulate the most points during the season.

GUIDE WORLD CLASSIC TOUR

SPRINT

For speed lovers! The athlete who will wear the green bib will be with any doubt the fastest of the peloton when it will come to cross first the line of the WCT intermediary sprints disseminated throughout the different events.

GUIDE WORLD CLASSIC TOUR

YOUTH

Rewarding young athletes under 25 years old, the pink bib will be worn by the most talented youth athlete in both women and men category. It would not be surprising to see them play the first position amongst the experienced athletes.

GUIDE WORLD CLASSIC TOUR

JUNIOR

They are the future of the sport! Competing in shorter distances and competing for their own points, the junior will have the opportunity to race and gain experience before racing amongst the elite in the upper level.

GUIDE WORLD CLASSIC TOUR

TEAM

Team spirit first! Rollerskiing is an individual sport but the team has an extremely important role in the performance of an athlete. The team ranking will reward the very best team at the end of the season.

GUIDE WORLD CLASSIC TOUR

ATHLETE OF THE DAY

On every stage the athlete who has made the greatest effort and who has demonstrated the best qualities of sportsmanship. The prize is awarded at each stage and decided by a jury.

Guide World Classic Tour partners

Guide - the right gloves

Guide was registered as a trademark in 1995.

Today Guide offers a full range of gloves for different kind of applications and risk situations.
Guide is owned, developed, marketed and sold by Skydda - the leading supplier of Personal Protective Equipment in the Nordic region.