News + Media

Please contact or call 952-232-9747 if you are interested in writing, recording, or filming a pre-event story about the festival or FIS World Cup.

Follow the MN World Cup and the Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival on social media. Use @mnworld along with #MnWorldCup and #Parallel45Fest to tag the event on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


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All media (including but not limited to: TV/radio broadcasters, reporters, news writers, videographers, photographers, bloggers, influencers, podcasters, etc.) must fill out our accreditation form before February 21, 2020, in order to be guaranteed media access to the 2020 Coop FIS Cross Country World Cup Sprint Finals and the Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival.

Please be aware that access to the event venue with any kind of filming device is strictly forbidden to non-rights holders. Media personnel and other individuals, apart from Infront Sports & Media AG and NBC Sports/Echo entertainment, are absolutely not allowed to film or use any part of the event (including but not limited to: race, qualification round, training, podium ceremony) or gather audiovisual material from third parties for exploitation.

Contact Chief of Media Dan Ness at with any questions regarding accreditation.

The materials below are provided for use by event sponsors, licensees, event organizers, and media for promotional purposes only. Contact with questions.

For more media information regarding the FIS Cross Country World Cup, click here.

Official Press Releases / News Articles


Please note that you must obtain authorization to use our event logos. Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited. For authorization, contact

Video Footage

U.S. Ski & Snowboard maintains an extensive video database of athletes and events, some of which is rights free. For more information, click here.

Fastenal Parallel 45 Cup Rollerski Loppet: Event Footage


U.S. Ski & Snowboard photo archives are housed at A number of rights free images are available for download and editorial use. For more information, click here.

Find information on the Fastenal Parallel 45 Winter Festival and Coop FIS Cross Country World Cup schedule, parking and transportation, and more here.