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Fatbikes welcomed to Stowe Derby lineup

Stowe Reporter - 10:14 am Thu Nov 6th, 2014

In addition to Nordic classic and skate skiing categories, the 70th edition of the Stowe Derby will feature a new fatbike class for winter cycling competitors and enthusiasts. The race takes place Sunday, Feb. 22, and registration for all events opens tomorrow, Nov. 7.

Beginning in 1945 as a personal challenge between Austrian skier Sepp Ruschp and Norwegian mountaineer Erling Strom, the Stowe Derby is one of the oldest and most unique ski races in North America. The challenge was the same then as it is today - to race from the top of Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, to the historic village of Stowe on a single pair of skis.

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