Producers and retailers of skiing equipment confirm that the demand has grown exponentially to the previous seasons. One of the ski manufacturer reports their firts two January weeks sales increased 400 percent in annual terms.
The current enthusiasm for cross-country skiing follows on the cycling
trend recorded during the first wave of coronavirus pandemic. While
cycling was one of the few "safe" sports Czechs could do during the
spring and autumn lockdown, the same is true now for Nordic skiing.
Source: Hospodářské noviny