IFFS World Cup Races event | Baltic Cup IV | Estonia

IFFS World Cup Races

Last weekend we went all the way up to the West coast of Estonia. 2017-10-14/15

IFFS World Cup Races event – Baltic Cup IV took place at a beautiful Jõulumäe Recreational Sports Centre with a history of over 40 years.

Lithuanians came back with 6 Gold, 3 Silver medals, 1 Bronze and other great results!
Track was of full 5 km x 2 days. Nice skiing tracks in a pine-woods.

3 dogs from kennel UPE were participating. All experienced good sport dogs with passion, power and speed:
Bogdan & and Invi (Callidus Invictum UPE) – FIRST in Canicross category! Gold from 14 men, Elite class!

DCM results

Canicross Men | Elite class | Results of both days

First day start was with 2 lines. Two participants had a start at once.

Bogdan and Invi at the Finish line:

Last meters to FINISH!

Last meters to FINISH!

Hard work from both of them

Hard work from both of them. Giving it all

Invi is giving all him

Invi is really giving all of him

Beautiful smile at the Finish line. First day with 5 km done

Beautiful smile at the Finish line. First day with 5 km done

Second day was a new experience for our Team – massive Canicross Start. I am not a big fan of this idea but was interesting to see it live.

First set was done by fastest runners after the First day’s results. 10 fastest runners:

Just before the massive start

Just before the massive start

Massive start. MIX Caniross. Vilte and Utu in the air

Massive start. MIX Caniross. Vilte and Utu in the air

Massive start. MIX Caniross

Massive start. MIX Caniross

Invi & Bogdan takes first position from Start

Invi & Bogdan takes first position from the Start

A real team, alike from all sides :D

A real team, alike from all sides :D

Ariscratle :D

Ariscratle :D

10 fastest runners at Massive Start

10 fastest runners at Massive Start

And the Finish!

Bogdan & Invi at the Finish line. Second day. Find similarities.. :D

Bogdan & Invi at the Finish line. Second day.
Find similarities.. :D

This dog is tired and happy. Finally tired :D

Invi at the Finish line. Second day is done

Rūta & Hugo ( Exito Bueno UPE) – FIRST!! – Gold in Veteran class woman!
It was only second races for Ruta and she did it so perfectly, respect from me! 

Canicross Women | Veteran class | Results of both days

Canicross Women | Veteran class | Results of both days

Ruta & Hugo running to take the Gold!

Ruta & Hugo running to take the Gold!

Ruta and Hugo at the Finish line

Ruta and Hugo at the Finish line

Hugo always gives a nicest smile to me [:

Hugo always gives a nicest smile to me [:

Viltė & Utu ( Baltia Utu UPE) – SECOND! Silver in Elite class Woman!
It was first time Vilte was running with Utu and they both were so fast, so strong! Vilte would have even take 3 place if running together with men! Iron women and it’s just a beginning [:

Canicross Women | Elite class | Results of both days

Canicross Women | Elite class | Results of both days

Vilte & Utu. Both happy. Second day Finish is in their hands already

Vilte & Utu. Both happy. Second day Finish is in their hands already

Thanks kiss to Utu for great job from Vilte

Thanks kiss to Utu from Vilte for great job

Some random pictures and few moments from Award Ceremony:

Magic numbers [:

Magic numbers [:

Organisators

Organisators

Scooter category

Scooter category

Just like a twins

Just like a twins

Canicross category at the Finish

Canicross category at the Finish

Such a cutie

Such a cutie

Three Lithuanian beauties [:

Three Lithuanian beauties [:

Cups waiting for the winners

Cups waiting for the winners

I admire most kids Canicross awards [:

Kids Canicross awards. I admire it the most. And first place went to Rustis Karaska from Lithuania!

Beautiful day we got on Sunday for Award Ceremony

Beautiful day we got on Sunday for Award Ceremony

Yes! Ruta and Hugo went for GOLD!

Yes! Ruta and Hugo went for GOLD!

Brilliant moment of friendship

Brilliant moment of friendship

Vilte and Utu - happy with amazing result

Vilte and Utu – happy with amazing result. Vilte needs some weight in her hands :D

Vilte & Utu

Vilte & adorable Utu

Bogdan & Invi - as fast as wind

Bogdan & Invi – as fast as wind

Bogdan & Invi - these two guys are a real friends and have a very special connection in every day life

Bogdan & Invi – these two guys are a real friends and have a very special connection in every day life. And that was 15th of October – 5th Birthday for INVI. There could not be a better present

Ohh yes, the traditional one [:

Ohh yes, the traditional one [:

Happy Lithuanians with wonderful results

Happy Lithuanians with wonderful results

Such a feeling! Congratulations to all participants and biggest thanks to organisers.
Hope to be back in a year!

And my favorite picture of super SIX!

Ruta & Hugo Bogdan & Invi Vilte & Utu

Ruta & Hugo (Exito Bueno UPE) | 2.5 years
Bogdan & Invi (Callidus Invictum UPE) | 5 years
Vilte & Utu (Baltia Utu UPE) | 6 years

Next races – 28th October, we’re ready!

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