Category Archives: Ski Racing

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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Day 6: #Davos2018 – The Swiss Gold Rush Continues

It was another busy day on the slopes above Davos with the ladies opening their speed races with the Super G and the men wrapping up their speed week with the Alpine Combined. To mesh the schedule, the men started … Continue reading

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Day 5: #Davos2018

The focus of the Junior World Championships shifted to the Bolgen t-bar of Davos-Platz, an ideal location to host the Alpine Team Event. With ease of access a raucous crowd was on hand to cheer on the Swiss Team which … Continue reading

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Day 4: #Davos2018

Courtesy Johan Monsen It was an action-packed day of racing on the Jakobshorn above Davos as the men took centre stage for the Super G. The skies cleared as predicted, but left more than 30cm. of snow, prompting an enormous … Continue reading

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Day 2: #Davos2018

It was a jam-packed day on the Jakobshorn slopes with the ladies slalom and a unique 2-run downhill format for the men. An approaching weather front, which threatens to bring high winds and 15+cm of snow, prompted the organizers to … Continue reading

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FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships #Davos2018

The red carpet for the World Economic Forum has been rolled up and put in storage. Political and business elites have left town. This week Davos has rolled out a magnificent white carpet of snow to host the best junior … Continue reading

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