Monthly Archives: March 2017

Åre 2017: Tusen Takk Sverige! On to Davos ….

Sveriges Alpina Nationalarenan, Åre – The 36th edition of the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships wrapped up today under threatening skies but firm racing conditions. The men took to the same slopes that will host the world in 2019 … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Slalom Silver!

Sveriges Alpina Nationalarenan, Åre – Today was the busiest day of the 2017 World Juniors, opening with the men’s giant slalom and a field of over 130 athletes, followed by the ladies slalom which was run under the lights in … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Team Canada takes gold!

Sveriges Alpina Nationalarenan, Åre – (updated) – Team Canada ended a string of close brushes with the podium with a dramatic win under the lights on a steep, challenging track that will host the 2019 World Championships. The exciting Nations … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: The Juniors show their skills

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Under glorious blue skies and spring-like conditions, 103 of the best male juniors in the world took to the track in the Alpine Combined. The up-tempo super G set by the veteran French coach Christophe Saioni … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Alpine Combined in focus

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 5 – The Alpine Combined took centre stage today. In the Junior Worlds the two-run event is based on super G and slalom. The weather shifted dramatically as blue skies disappeared to be replaced with … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Oh so close for Canada, again

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 4 – Under brilliant blue skies action turned to the super G events for men and ladies. “This is not an easy track to set a super G on” said Franz Heinzer, Swiss team coach … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: The US sweeps DH titles

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 3 – Downhill action took centre stage. After an early dusting of snow, the sun poked through a high layer of cloud, but it was nearly perfect race conditions to host the ladies followed by … Continue reading

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