Peru Nordic Tour De Ski Details Announced! Show no Mercy

The Road to the Tour de Ski starts now!
The Road to the Tour de Ski starts now!

Finally, the Viking Helmet Championship Series can begin with the annual Peru Nordic Tour de Ski.  This year’s festival features 5 events in 7 days and makes stops in exotic locations ranging from Chestertown to Morrisonville.  The theme of the 2008-09 Tour de Ski is “Show No Mercy.”  This year’s tour pays tribute to legendary metal gods, SLAYER and the 25th anniversary of their 1984 debut release, Show No Mercy.

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The First Stop on the Tour is the Tripp Lake Tormentor Freestyle race in Chestertown on Saturday, December 27.  This is followed on Sunday December 28 with the Chemical Warfare 2×4 km  Freestyle Biathlon at MitcHELLbeiner Ski Stadion.  On New Year’s Eve, December 31, the Tour makes another stop at MitcHELLbeiner Skistadion for the Evil Has No Boundaries race featuring both classic and skate events, with and without poles.  On New Year’s Day, The Gauntlet Fight Til Death Relay resurfaces at Mount Van Hoevenberg.  Teams of 2 alternate 6 laps over the 2 km course.  Finally, on January 3, the Tour wraps up at Crandall Park in Glens Falls with the Die By the Sword NYSSRA High School Obstacle Course 7.5 km Freestyle event.

Tour De Ski 08-09!
Tour De Ski 08-09!

Skiers recieve Viking Helmet Championship Series points for completing each race, as well as for their overall performance in the Tour.  SKI and DESTROY…

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