Masters World Cup

Welcome to
The World Masters Cross-Country Ski Association

Association for Masters Cross-Country Skiers

WMA was formed in February 1982 as a worldwide association for masters cross-country skiers. The Association provides a common international platform for top competitive skiers as well as for those who simply enjoy racing, regardless of the ranking.

Yearly Masters World Cups

Foundation for the yearly organized and Masters World Cups called events has been layed by the Canadian Bill Gairdner in Uppsala when he proposed the founding of a worldwide masters association. This announcement became executed during a meeting in Zürich on June 13, 1982. The representatives of 14 skiing nations concluded the foundation of “The World Masters Cross-Country Ski Association”, called WMA.

Further Information about Masters World Cups
News in WMA

Current & future Masters World Cups
Current & future Masters World Cups
Masters World Cup 2019

The 39th Masters World Cup will take place in Beitostølen, Norway, between March 7 and 14, 2019. This is the fourth MWC being held in Norway. Past organizers were Oslo in 1984, Geilo in 1993 and Lillehammer in 2004. Last race during MWC week is on March 14 and two days later the "Birkebeinerrennet" , one of the most traditional long distance races, will be held. Many skiers will consider this attractive combination. Registration is open now and entry forms are available under "downloads". 

Masters World Cup 2020

In 2020 Italy will host the 5th Masters World Cup. After Toblach 1991, Folgaria 1997, Brusson 2006 and Asiago 2013 the MWC is taking place in Cogne/Aostatal. In Italy the number of participants was always above 1000 and the organizers in Cogne will certainly do their utmost to attract a similar high number on the occasion of the 4th MWC. Competitions will take place between March 5 and 14, 2020. 

Masters World Cup 2021

During the Annual Meeting of WMA in September 2018 in Cogne the board members have voted unanimously for the bid from Canmore, Canada. Canmore has hosted a MWC already in 1995. Competitions will take place between February 27 and Mach 5, 2021.


News & Events
News & Events
Medailenspiegel / Medals Table MWC 2019

For Medals Table MWC 2019 please click

Continue reading »
1052 Participants at MWC in Beitostoelen

Number of participants at MWC 2019 in Beitostoelen has topped again 1000. In total 1052 athletes from 26 nations are registered. Biggest team is not from host country Norway, but from USA with 188  skiers followed by Russia with 140, Norway with 129 and Canada with 108 competitors. Number of male racers is 781 compared to 271 female racers. 

Continue reading »
15th of February: New registration deadline for MWC 2019

Organizing Committee of Masters World Cup 2019 in Beitostoelen/NOR and WMA have decided to postpone the registration deadline for the MWC event from March 7-14, 2019. 

Continue reading »