The Coloured Bibs (Red, Blue, Purple and Yellow)

Wondering why some skiers are wearing a red, blue, purple or yellow cloth bib?

The Red Bibs are participants who have skied every year in the 55 km distance. There are only 5 of the prestigious red bibs skiers:

Phil Dunn
Klaus Huckfeldt
Andy Lamb
Gerald Streefkerk
Paul Zimmerman

2007 Red Bib Skiers

(top row from left): Georg Kriegel, Klaus Huckfeldt 
(bottom row from left): Andy Lamb, Phil Dunn, Gerald Streefkerk
(missing from photo): Paul Zimmerman

Blue Bibs are participants who have skied at least 20 years in the 55 km distance.

Purple Bibs are participants who have skied at least 10 years in the 55 km distance.  

Yellow Bibs are the winners from the previous year in the overall and age categories in the 55 km distance events.  If you are chasing a yellow bib, you are going pretty fast!