Cross country skiers await the start of the 87th annual Vasaloppet long distance cross country ski race in Saelen, Sweden, on March 6, 2011. The traditional 90-kms ski race Vasaloppet from Saelen to... more 
Cross country skiers await the start of the 87th annual Vasaloppet long distance cross country ski race in Saelen, Sweden, on March 6, 2011. The traditional 90-kms ski race Vasaloppet from Saelen to Mora is named after former Swedish King Gustav Vasa who according to the legendary tale, in the year 1520 skied the 90 kilometres fleeing from Danish soldiers while raising a Swedish army. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read ULF PALM/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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