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Winterstart! From unconventional roots to Iconic venue.

By Ken Read Published On: November 21st, 2022 in Ski Racing The Lake Louise World Cup It’s been more than a great run; it’s been awesome. As the world gathers in Lake Louise, it may be the final visit of … Continue reading

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Dave Ryding: World Cup Winner, Setting New Standards

This Saturday on the famous “Ganslern” slalom hill at Kitzbuhel, 35-year old David Ryding of Great Britain broke multiple barriers. Perhaps the most important to him, was becoming the UK’s first World Cup winner in 55 years of the FIS … Continue reading

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The Soul Of Our Sport: volunteers, officials and race crew

Throughout November and early December, an army of volunteers, officials, ski resort staff, race crew and race administrators have been working tirelessly, relentlessly to deliver another world-class venue, event and opportunity to our athletes in Lake Louise. No other ski … Continue reading

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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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