Elfstedentocht love

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  • Frisian Eleven Cities Association chairman Wiebe Wieling told a nationally televised press conference organizers hope to hold the race, known by its Dutch name "Elfstedentocht," but added: "The weather will determine what happens next."

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  • Frisian Eleven Cities Association chairman Wiebe Wieling told a nationally televised press conference on Monday that organizers hope to hold the event, known by its Dutch name "Elfstedentocht," but added: "The weather will determine what happens next."

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  • For the so-called Elfstedentocht 11 city race to take place for the first time in 15 years, the ice needs to be at least 15 centimetres thick along the entire 200-kilometre route, but ice cover remains patchy along some stretches.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • "… Anticipation is growing for the" Elfstedentocht "or" 11 Cities Tour, "a national event where speed skaters race along a 200-km (120-mile) course beginning and ending in the northern city of Leeuwarden. evanjones

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  • I finally picked up my Fryslân stamp by visiting Leeuwarden (known as birthplace of Mata Hari, and as the starting point of the skating tour Elfstedentocht) and Sneek (known for watersports and the Weduwe Joustra brewery, responsible for the local liquor Beerenburg (jenever with herbs) — and stop two on the Elfstedentocht).

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  • Speed skating is a winter obsession in the Netherlands and hopes are about the possibility of holding the Elfstedentocht - or "11 Town Tour" - skating race being staged for the first time since 1997.

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  • "As a typically Dutch company, KLM has very warm feelings for the Elfstedentocht," director Peter Hartman said in a statement.

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  • The nationally televised announcement to forego a chance to stage the revered "Elfstedentocht" for the first time since 1997 came after chiefs of the 22 separate stretches of canals, rivers and lakes that make up the tour ruled the ice was too dangerous.

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  • These people are not going to let a small detail like the Elfstedentocht not being staged spoil their fun.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • On Wednesday, organizers ruled that the ice on the nation's rivers is too thin for the legendary 125-mile 200-kilometer Elfstedentocht ice-skating race with 16,000 competitors to be held.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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