The Super League crew is hard at work in Boden, Sweden preparing to welcome over 175 of the world’s best racers. With entries coming in from six countries (USA, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Finland and Norway).
In Pro Open a new champion will be crowned with last year’s Champion Gustav Sahlsten currently competing in the states. Seven of last year’s top-10 are returning as part of the 24 racer Pro Open field currently signed up. Headlining the field are Norwegian star Magnus Reiten hot off wins at round one of the Swedish SM series and Arctic Cat Cup is part of the field. A healthy John Stenberg with a win in round two for the Swedish SM series. 2023 CEST champion Elias Bacher from Austria is back to represent central Europe. Team Southside Polaris Scandinavia enters the fray with Norweigan Kristoffer Holm returning to the track after being away for three years. Other heavy hitters include Boden native Emil Hansson on his Kjell1n Lynx, along with fellow Swede’s Martin Johansson and Albin Lundqvist. From Finland Aleksi Rehu, Roy Ylä-Onnenvuori, and Aki Pesonen.
Pro Women sees Hilda Öhman return to defend her 2023 Super League crown. She has been off to a fast start in Sweden, sweeping the first two rounds of the Swedish SM and winning the Arctic Cat Cup. Super League in Boden will be her most difficult challenge yet as she comes face to face with a trio of fast Finns. Saga Forsell, Venla Kauvosaari, and Victoria Laine have all had great results at the first two rounds of Finnish SML. From Switzerland Samantha Gillieron makes the trip north for the first time. Other top Swedes include Wilma Jonsson, Jenny Lundström, Tilde Karelius, Davina Backteman and Team Southside Polaris Scandinavia’s Ida Rosell. This class will be one of the most exciting ones to watch!
Pro Lite class the completely wide open with many of last year’s top-10 moving to Pro Open. Olle Sahlström along with fellow Swede’s Team Southside Polaris’ Gustav Vesterlund, Arctic Cat Cup winner Felix Andersson, Nemo Fahlander, Albin Persson, and Felix Andersson. From America, Bradley Tatro makes the trip over to see how he ranks against Europe’s best. Finland sees Team Loukko.com’s Emil Herten and Topi Rinne who have been on a tear these last couple weeks. Two of Norway’s’ best young guns, Edvard Sæterstad and Syver Bråten will be in the field as well. The talent in this 29-rider field is deep and this just scratches the surface of what we have in store for this weekend!
Juniors & Sport
There is a full slate of racing this weekend with six additional amateur classes from gold helmets up to Sport class. There will be tons of great racing to watch all weekend long. The action kicks off on Friday evening and then continues on Saturday morning right through the evening. So be sure to tune into the live stream all weekend long!
World-class broadcasts in Finnish, Swedish, and English will be produced from both days of the competition. Broadcast links can be found at www.snowcross.fi/livestream.
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