Vasaloppet 2009 Google Doodle

Vasaloppet is the annual skiing completion that takes place in the snow fallen mountains of Sweden. It’s a very beautiful sight to see skiers ready for the race in the month of March. Vasaloppet 2009 was also similarly held as every year in the month of March.

Vasaloppet 2009 Google Doodle
Vasaloppet 2009 Google Doodle (March 1, 2009)

Google published a special doodle on the home page for this racing competition beginning announcement in Sweden. Vasaloppet 2009 Google Doodle  includes picture of wreath in it. This is one of the famous racing competition held in Sweden with great participation.

People all over the country takes part in the race. It is mainly held on 1st Sunday of March. It’s a one week long event. It’s the popularity of Vasaloppet made it this much long and important event in Sweden celebrating the week ahead as Vasaloppet week with different forms of racing competitions.

In the year 2009 it was 85th Vasaloppet competition which held. There were about 15,000 above registration among them above 13,000 participants completed the competition. It was a great success in the year.

Vasaloppet 2009
Vasaloppet 2009[Image Credit]
Vasaloppet 2009 Google Doodle includes the snow droplets in the doodle to give a cool look to it. There is no much decorations in the doodle apart from this small changes added to the original Google logo.

This marathon race covers the distance double that the marathons commonly that commonly takes place. Though this race got great importance these days. It has got many roots related to the people of fourteenth century. Many legends are there relating this race competition with Gustav Vasa.

Legends says that Vasa was the man lived in Sweden 1520. Due to some reasons he escaped from the country afraid of being caught by Danish king Christian II. At last he will get caught but situations will change due to certain reasons and he will be crowned as the king of Sweden after three years in 1523.

This Vasaloppet 2009 doodle in the light green background with snow droplets on logo letters gives a pleasant and cool wish for all skiers to participate and come as a winner in the race.