Category Archives: World Juniors

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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Day 1: #Davos2018

Brilliant blue skies welcome the athletes for the first day of competition in Davos. The 39th FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championship opened with the ladies giant slalom on Jakobshorn peak. Defending Marc Hodler Cup champions Austria got the Championship … 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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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: Slalom Silver!

Sveriges Alpina Nationalarenan, Åre – Today was the busiest day of the 2017 World Juniors, opening with the men’s giant slalom and a field of over 130 athletes, followed by the ladies slalom which was run under the lights in … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Team Canada takes gold!

Sveriges Alpina Nationalarenan, Åre – (updated) – Team Canada ended a string of close brushes with the podium with a dramatic win under the lights on a steep, challenging track that will host the 2019 World Championships. The exciting Nations … Continue reading

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