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What it means to be an XC skier: A rap confessional

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“I am a skier. What do you think I’m exercising too much? Guess what. I am a skier. ‘

The Finnish cross-country skier Juha-Matti Mikkolainen just dropped a new anthem for the sport. He’s goofy, hardcore, doesn’t apologize and really loves to go cross-country skiing.

Cross-country skiers will appreciate the fun (and yes, ridiculous) ode to non-stop training, roller-skating training, and the tight tights that the sport brings with it.

Take a slow walk, work out sequences, reverse caps, champagne, and a close-up of hot waxed skis.

Note: JuMi spits out some explicit bars (but luckily there is a clean version You can check out). And that’s really all you need to know.

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Mary Murphy

From Mary Murphy

Mary is based in GearJunkie’s Denver, CO office. Her outdoor interests range from climbing to landscape photography to pack paddleboarding. If she’s not writing, you can most likely find her on top of a fourteen or at a local bakery.

Topics: skiing, winter

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