RSS Ski Racing News

  • Mayer receives his Kitzbuehel gondola June 23, 2017
    On Jan. 20, Austrian Matthias Mayer won the super-G at the fabled Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuehel, Austria. “It’s a childhood dream come true, and I feel so happy at the moment,” said the 2014 Olympic downhill champion on the day of his victory. Since then, he has been waiting for another special event. Traditionally, the winner […]
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  • KMS builds a base for success in young student-athletes June 23, 2017
    Rolf Gidlow, a veteran alpine coach, has worked with athletes at every age level, including years of work with FIS racers. At this stage in his career, Gidlow has come to realize how critical strong coaching is at the U14 level, and is excited to make a lasting impact on the future of Killington Mountain […]
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  • Injured French athletes return to snow June 22, 2017
    French athletes Thomas Fanara and Taina Barioz have both returned to snow as they continue to recover from injuries sustained during the 2016-17 season. After finishing in fourth place in the Val d’Isere giant slalom last December, Fanara received news that he suffered a tear to his right ACL, which he sustained during his second run. […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Merighetti, Reichelt talk about the FIS Athletes’ Commission June 21, 2017
    The latest class of the FIS Athletes’ Commission members were elected by the athletes at the 2017 FIS World Championships and the newly-elected commission recently held its first meeting. FIS sat down with the alpine representatives Daniela Merighetti of Italy and Hannes Reichelt of Austria to talk about their roles, which will extend through 2019. […]
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  • Smith returns home to Mount Washington Valley June 21, 2017
    The Mount Washington Valley Ski Team (MWV) is happy to announce that U.S. Ski Team alumnus Leanne Smith will be taking over duties as head FIS and U19 coach for the MWV program. Having just retired from a 10-year career with the national team that included two Winter Olympic Games and two World Cup podium […]
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  • Austrian athletes blade through summer training June 19, 2017
    Austrian national team rookies and veterans have been participating in dryland training camps in preparation for next season. The various camps have included some traditional gym workouts, but also mixed up athlete conditioning with new challenges. The second ladies’ speed group worked on their reaction times doing karate and their balance on a pump track for […]
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  • Are 2019 aims to limit climate impact through ambitious agreement June 16, 2017
    The Are 2019 World Championships has joined forces with the Jaemtland County government to promote sustainable development and limit climate impact. The organizing committee is proud to be part of the ambitious agreement to stage a fossil fuel-free World Championships as announced by the Jaemtland County government Tuesday. The broad-based charter, initiated by the government […]
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  • Kristoffersen’s absence exposes rift in Norwegian team June 16, 2017
    Henrik Kristoffersen’s ongoing disagreement with the Norwegian Ski Federation over the terms of his personal sponsorships and national team agreement has now entered its second year. Despite reaching an agreement with the federation prior to last season’s World Cup opener in Soelden, Austria, surrounding his personal sponsorship with Red Bull, Kristoffersen’s relationship remained strained with […]
    Sean Higgins
  • Guadagnini looking for gold from Italian women’s team June 15, 2017
    The Italian women’s team, led by Head Coach Matteo Guadagnini, is looking ahead after a season which broke all kinds of records. The upcoming year will be full of major events like the Winter Olympic Games and expectations are high. Last season, the team earned 25 podium finishes by five different athletes, five beautiful victories (three […]
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  • FIS and IOC prepare for Beijing 2022 and beyond June 15, 2017
    FIS President Gian Franco Kasper and Secretary General Sarah Lewis attended the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, which completed its second inspection visit to the Chinese capital on June 13. On the first day, the Coordination Commission visited four sites in Beijing – the new National Speed […]
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