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Lake Louise Nor-Am – Day 1

It was Lake Louise at its best — cold and clear — for the first training runs of the 2017-18 Nor-Am downhill races for men and women. The day went off smoothly with 26 women and 82 men making their … Continue reading

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Lake Louise Nor-Am – Preview

With the men and women’s World Cup races wrapped up for another season at Lake Louise, now it’s time for the Next Generation of up and coming athletes to show what they can do on a world class track. For … Continue reading

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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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