Category Archives: Investing in athletes

Summer Sessions: A day on the glacier

The days start early. Training is always at high altitude. You hydrate and eat constantly. A day on the glacier is always tough both mentally and physically. But the snow conditions are typically excellent, making for high volume and an … Continue reading

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The Summer Sessions – Day 1

Sometimes the weather just doesn’t want to cooperate. The jagged tooth of the Matterhorn that towers over this Swiss mountain resort was not to be found this morning, with high winds closing the glacier. Zermatt has a great reputation for … Continue reading

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#NextGen Champions: The World Juniors

For 36 years the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships has gathered the best ski racers in the world to compete in the six Olympic disciplines. Athletes between the ages of 16 and 21 from over 45 nations (and growing) … Continue reading

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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: 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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Åre 2017: Leading with speed

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 2 of the #wjsc2017 dawned crisp and cold with the second of two training runs for ladies and men on the program. While the wind was gusty enough to stop operation of the upper gondola, … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: A strategy of excellence

Under sunny skies but with a pesky wind that forced organizers to move to a lower start, the opening day of the 2017 World Juniors got underway with the first training run in downhill for both ladies and men. The … Continue reading

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