Masters World Cup

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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 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 March 4 and 12, 2021.


Masters World Cup 2022

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, Les Saisies applied for the Masters World Cup 2022. The WMA delegates accepted the application unanimously. The event will take place between January 27 and February 5. This is the second Masters World Cup in France after Autrans in 2009. 

News & Events
News & Events

2 June 2020   With deep regret, we have to inform you, that in his 80th year of life Vladimir Zotov passed away. He was a great athlete and friend. He became nominated as first National Director for Ukraine in WMA and worked for Masters skiers in his country in the period 1991 to 2011.

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MWC 2020 - 50 % Refund of Registration Fee and Lodging Deposits Information

11 May 2020   Lodging Deposit Refunds Skiers that booked lodging and paid a 30% Lodging Deposit via the MWC2020 Organizing Committee are eligible for a refund of the Deposit and any additional pre-payments towards lodging. 

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MWC 2021 Canmore/CAN Updates

7 May 2020   The 2021 Masters World Cup slated for Canmore, Canada — 4-12 March 2021 — remains fully on schedule at the present time.

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