Cashmere Ski Race Knit Sports Club - Vasaloppet

Alps & Meters

100028NVSM

31896184160334

$550.00

Inspired by Sweden’s first King, Gustav I, who, on skis, rallied the men of his country to rebellion and independence which was stoked in the city of Mora and from which the modern-day Vasaloppet ski race is begun in 1922.

A celebration of the holy trinity of ski racing, the Ski Race Knit “Sports Club” evokes the heritage and tradition of the 1922 Vasaloppet Cross Country Race, the 1927 Mount Moosilauke Carriage Road Race, and the 1928 Murren Inferno. Emblazoned with the inaugural year of each storied race and with color applications inspired by each event’s point of origin, this classic knitwear garment is woven of 100% cashmere Italian yarn from the historic Botto Giuseppe mill of Valle Moso.

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THE STORY

Inspired by Sweden’s first King, Gustav I, who, on skis, rallied the men of his country to rebellion and independence which was stoked in the city of Mora and from which the modern-day Vasaloppet ski race is begun in 1922.

A celebration of the holy trinity of ski racing, the Ski Race Knit “Sports Club” evokes the heritage and tradition of the 1922 Vasaloppet Cross Country Race, the 1927 Mount Moosilauke Carriage Road Race, and the 1928 Murren Inferno. Emblazoned with the inaugural year of each storied race and with color applications inspired by each event’s point of origin, this classic knitwear garment is woven of 100% cashmere Italian yarn from the historic Botto Giuseppe mill of Valle Mosso.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

Run annually since 1922, the Vasaloppet, 'Vasa Race' in Swedish, was inspired by a long journey made by King Gustav Vasa, fleeing from Kalmar Union soldiers during an attempted conquest of Sweden in the winter of 1520.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

Run annually since 1922, the Vasaloppet, 'Vasa Race' in Swedish, was inspired by a long journey made by King Gustav Vasa, fleeing from Kalmar Union soldiers during an attempted conquest of Sweden in the winter of 1520.

FORGED PERFORMANCE

100% traceable pure Mongolian cashmere from the legendary Italian mill Botto Giuseppe that is Cradle to Cradle certified - a leading certification of sustainability, durability and quality.

Features & Benefits

PURE LUXURY

Crafted from 100% Pure Mongolian Cashmere from Botto Giuseppe, which is Cradle to Cradle certified.

MAXIMUM UTILITY

Ribbed elbow designs engineered for flexibility and durability.

Tailored body for form-fitting comfort.

ALPINE HERITAGE

Emblazoned with the inaugural year of each storied race and with color applications inspired by each event’s point of origin.