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Day 10: #Davos2018 – Norway’s Lie Sweeps Speed Crowns

A little patience was required, as a dusting of overnight snow and unexpected fog delayed the start of today’s ladies downhill, the final event of the 2018 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships. “The light snowfall and fog actually helped … Continue reading

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Day 9: #Davos 2018 – Arrival Of A French Rising Star

There was one emerging World Cup rising star and 128 students who were given a lesson in racing on slick surfaces in today’s slalom, the final race for the men at the 2018 World Juniors. Clement Noel (FRA) who has … Continue reading

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Day 8: #Davos2018 – Odermatt Gold Rush

Marco Odermatt made his mark on this edition of the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships taking a record fifth gold medal. Today’s result was in giant slalom where he won his first Championship gold in the Sochi World Juniors. … Continue reading

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Day 7: #Davos2018 – Why Is There A Swiss Gold Rush?

(Edited) Another day, another Gold medal for the host nation. Swiss technical ace Aline Danioth added a fifth gold today for the home team, as the ladies wrapped up their speed events with the Alpine Combined. Due to the visibility … Continue reading

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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 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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Panorama Nor-Am Day 3 – College Skiers Dominate GS

The third day of The Nor-Am’s began early with the men running the slalom portion of their Alpine Combined. American River Radamus held his lead with teammates Sam Morse and George Steffey again joining him on the podium. The top … Continue reading

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Panorama Nor-Am – Day 2

It was a long day at Panorama with three Super-G races, two for the men and one for the ladies. The Men were up on the hill early to make up for yesterday’s race that was delayed due to fog. … Continue reading

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