Category Archives: World Juniors

Åre 2017: The Juniors show their skills

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Under glorious blue skies and spring-like conditions, 103 of the best male juniors in the world took to the track in the Alpine Combined. The up-tempo super G set by the veteran French coach Christophe Saioni … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Alpine Combined in focus

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 5 – The Alpine Combined took centre stage today. In the Junior Worlds the two-run event is based on super G and slalom. The weather shifted dramatically as blue skies disappeared to be replaced with … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Oh so close for Canada, again

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 4 – Under brilliant blue skies action turned to the super G events for men and ladies. “This is not an easy track to set a super G on” said Franz Heinzer, Swiss team coach … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: The US sweeps DH titles

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 3 – Downhill action took centre stage. After an early dusting of snow, the sun poked through a high layer of cloud, but it was nearly perfect race conditions to host the ladies followed by … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: Leading with speed

Sverige Nationalarenan, Åre – Day 2 of the #wjsc2017 dawned crisp and cold with the second of two training runs for ladies and men on the program. While the wind was gusty enough to stop operation of the upper gondola, … Continue reading

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Åre 2017: A strategy of excellence

Under sunny skies but with a pesky wind that forced organizers to move to a lower start, the opening day of the 2017 World Juniors got underway with the first training run in downhill for both ladies and men. The … Continue reading

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Åre hosts the future #JWSC2017

Tomorrow, the 36th FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships will open in Åre, Sweden. Over 300 of the best junior alpine ski racers in the world, from over 45 nations, will gather for competitions in all alpine events. The “World … Continue reading

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The Hahnenkamm invests in the future

The Kitzbuhel Ski Club launched a new project this year, starting Hahnenkamm-week with a EuopaCup downhill. This event is fully integrated into the week, with live TV coverage. It is a shortened version of the track, starting from just above … Continue reading

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World Juniors Update: Tough sport, tougher athletes

It was the final day: slalom events for both men and ladies and the race to the wire for the Marc Hodler Trophy to crown the leading junior ski nation for 2016. If only the weather forecast could have given … Continue reading

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World Juniors Update: 15 Gates to Glory

We’re an outdoor sport, so adapting to the weather is a constant. Today was no exception. The day dawned to pouring rain, but the forecast was actually promising – with sun predicted for 9:00am. So the planned program to run … Continue reading

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