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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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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: 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 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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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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Downhill … where are we going?

Downhill has always been at the cutting edge of alpine ski racing. Bold, brassy and bullish – always pushing the limits of excitement. From the spectacular recoveries of Toni Sailer on the Tofana in the 1956 Cortina Olympics to Franz … 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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