Certina is the Official Timing Partner of the Ski Classics Pro Tour, which will begin its fourteenth season with the Bad Gastein Pro Team Tempo and Criterium, two new 15- and 35-kilometer cross-country ski sports located in Austria. Ski Classics is a long distance ski championship comprising the fourteen most historic and prestigious cross-country ski events in the world.

Certina and Ski Classics join forces for a series of unique winter events combining Pro Teams with leisure skiers through picturesque landscapes around Europe.

Extensive media coverage from upcoming Pro Tour events in Italy, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway and Austria will bring the excitement to fans throughout Europe and across the world. Certina will award a precise, rugged and reliable timepiece to each season's male and female race winners.

As Certina CEO Marc Aellen explained, “Ski Classics competitions and athletes share the same values as our brand and products: timeless elegance, ruggedness and endurance. We are extremely delighted to provide our support for timekeeping and speed checks for these outstanding sportswomen and men.”

Ski Classics CEO David Nilsson added: "We are thrilled with the new collaboration with Certina. This traditional watch brand has a history and core values that we can relate to. Certina has been an active sponsor within other sports, and we look forward to introducing them into our cross country skiing community."

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