Category Archives: Ski Racing

Fighting for the soul of skiing

Winter is an elemental part of the Canadian soul. Ice and snow. Wayne Gretzky and Nancy Greene. The Habs and the Crazy Canucks. Pierre Harvey and the Quebec Air Force.

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New Season, New Energy at 3,883 metres

It’s July. Glacier training season is underway. From Stelvio to Les-2-alpes to Hintertux and many more glaciers and snowfields across Europe and North America, athletes of every age and ability are back to the snow. The new “dynamo” of Alpine … Continue reading

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#Davos2018 – Looking Into The Future Of Our Sport

The athletes have moved on. A select few turn their focus to PyeongChang and competing in the Olympic Winter Games. Most return to their respective Continental Cup series in the Far East, Europa Cup or Nor-Am Tour. There are NCAA … Continue reading

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Day 10: #Davos2018 – Norway’s Lie Sweeps Speed Crowns

A little patience was required, as a dusting of overnight snow and unexpected fog delayed the start of today’s ladies downhill, the final event of the 2018 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships. “The light snowfall and fog actually helped … Continue reading

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Day 9: #Davos 2018 – Arrival Of A French Rising Star

There was one emerging World Cup rising star and 128 students who were given a lesson in racing on slick surfaces in today’s slalom, the final race for the men at the 2018 World Juniors. Clement Noel (FRA) who has … Continue reading

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Day 8: #Davos2018 – Odermatt Gold Rush

Marco Odermatt made his mark on this edition of the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships taking a record fifth gold medal. Today’s result was in giant slalom where he won his first Championship gold in the Sochi World Juniors. … Continue reading

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Day 7: #Davos2018 – Why Is There A Swiss Gold Rush?

(Edited) Another day, another Gold medal for the host nation. Swiss technical ace Aline Danioth added a fifth gold today for the home team, as the ladies wrapped up their speed events with the Alpine Combined. Due to the visibility … Continue reading

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