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What are the tests for?

Created by esf, the tests allow everyone to progress step by step in their snow sports.
On the basis of specific technical criteria, our esf instructors validate with you or your child the skills acquired and the improvements to be made in the practice of Nordic skiing.

The various events in Nordic skiing 

Biathlon 

Timed course in Nordic cross-country skiing, combined with 2 series of shootings.

Calculation of performances:
% allowed in addition to the standard time performed by an esf instructor opener.
  • Gold : from 0 to 10%.
  • Vermeil : from 10.01% to 25%.
  • Silver : 25.01% to 45%.
  • Bronze : from 45.01% to 90%.

Nordi-cross

Timed cross-country skiing on a Nordic course, interspersed with bumps, bends, flats, climbs, jumps, over 600 m (a duration of about 1'40)..

Calculation of performances:
% authorized in addition to the standard time performed by an esf instructor opener.
  • Gold: from 0% to 20%.
  • Silver: 20.01% to 30%.
  • Bronze: from 30.01% to 50%.

The jump

Long jump event on skis using a ski jump!2 jumps: the best jump obtained validates the medal.

Calculation of performances:
% authorized below the standard jump performed by an esf instructor opener.
  • Gold: 10 %.
  • Vermeil: 20%.
  • Silver: 40%.
  • Bronze: 60%.

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