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Our culture is community. Time for us… to shine.

When you combine smart and passionate people with a shared vision, an openness to change, a culture of innovation, and a spirit of collaboration, good things will happen. – Dr. Jim Taylor   Ski racing is essentially a simple sport. … Continue reading

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With the right tone, education and respect…

I’ve been thinking quite a bit of my father of late. My Dad was a physician, but spent his entire professional life teaching. It was his passion. So while he did practice within the University Health clinics, his primary focus … Continue reading

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Narvik 2020 – Heya Svenska! But sadly, we bid Narvik goodbye

Day five of Narvik 2020 dawned bright and cold, perfect racing conditions for the junior women. In a day that see-sawed the emotions, the Swedish women provided a tour of force to take gold and place three other athletes in … Continue reading

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Narvik 2020 – Alpine Combined

Narvikfjellet presented us with the full range of winter conditions yesterday and today. The forecast had called for high winds and warmer temperatures – fortunately, the wind was slow to build which allowed the staging of the women’s super G … Continue reading

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Narvik 2020 – Speed Races Complete

Two spectacular days of ski racing opened the 2020 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships in Narvik, Norway. Saturday’s events featured the women and men’s downhill. Variable weather resulted in using a lower start, as early morning cloud and wind … Continue reading

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Narvik 2020 – Norway welcomes the world

In one week, 500 of the best young ski racers in the world from 50 nations will gather for the 2020 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships. This year, for the first time ever, the Championship will be held north … Continue reading

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The Streif ….

The 80th running of the International Hahnenkamm-rennen is in the books. The names of Jansrud, Mayer and Yule are now part of the legendary event. The Streif and Ganslern are now quiet. Waiting …. In our world of ski racing, … Continue reading

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Och laddie … you always reminded us to make it fun. A tribute to our friend, Fitzi.

Imagine learning to ski on a plastic slope. For thousands of youngsters in Edinburgh, Scotland the Hillend ‘dryslope’ ski centre was the introduction to our sport. A 400 metre long piste covered with plastic matting serviced by a chairlift. Now … Continue reading

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Built on the shoulders of greatness …

The moment remains etched vividly, from my early ski racing memories. We were gathered at the start of a training course on Eagle Meadow, waiting for an all-clear from the coaches. A form blazed by, floating gracefully on the snow, … Continue reading

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Thanks Morgan! You did us proud.

Updated – We all know it takes real passion to invest years into chasing a dream. Fortunately, alpine ski racing is fun and has a tremendous family to support and guide athletes. There are times, however, where one must dig … Continue reading

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