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The limitless love of parents

A fast track, changing conditions and in a moment, a life changed forever. On February 24, 1978, while competing in the Canadian Alpine Ski Championships, Scott Finlay crashed. A fall in downhill racing is rare, particularly for experienced athletes. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Champions School On The Streif

Dr. Michael Huber President, Kitzbuhel Ski Club A-6370 Kitzbuhel, Austria Dear Michael: I knew this day would come. The Streif is an old friend. A venue we always looked forward to. A track that was honest, tough, brutally fair and … 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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Our Early Season Advantage

Updated – “Lake Louise and Killington confirmed” were welcome words from the International Ski Federation (FIS) for the ski racing community of North America. Finally, the weather cooperated and at least the ladies World Cup Tour of North America could … Continue reading

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Downhill: Transforming experience … into results

UPDATED (July 21) – For over two decades the Canadian Rockies have been a picture-perfect backdrop for athletes, coaches and volunteers working tirelessly to deliver one of the most reliable race blocks on the FIS calendar. Over a three-week period … Continue reading

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Calgary 2026?

Each winter, the Calgary region hosts up to seven annual World Cup events. Another four winter sports stage World Championship or quadrennial World Cups. Alberta is home to eight of the twelve winter National Sport Organizations. Canadian Sport Institute Calgary … Continue reading

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Cancun: Ski capital of the world (this week)

I admit it. Since my first FIS Congress, we’ve traveled to some pretty interesting locations. Well known cities like Rio, Melbourne and Vancouver. Historic cities like Dubrovnik, Prague and Capetown. But while my passport has a few exotic stamps, but … Continue reading

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