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Collaboration for fluorine-free waxing in competitive skiing

Key stakeholders from ski sports in Europe gathered recently, to stimulate the phase-out of highly fluorinated substances with high environmental and health risks in competitive skiing. The POPFREE Ski Goes Global project, led by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden and Peak Innovation, has fluorine-free competitive skiing as main goal. A survey among elite skiers shows that 86% are in favour of fluorine-free waxing, if equal for all.
Vegard Ulvang, Olympic champion in cross-country skiing and chairman of the cross-country committee in the International Ski Federation (FIS) is active in the

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