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  • IOC launches new approach to candidature process for Olympic Winter Games 2026 October 19, 2017
    On Oct. 2017, the International Olympic Committee officially launched the candidature process for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, the new candidature process is based on increased flexibility and an in-depth dialogue with the IOC and the Olympic Movement. It […]
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  • BMA inaugurates Shelley Glover Tech Center October 18, 2017
    Shelley Glover ‘04 was a gregarious Burkie, who embodied a passion for excellence and an exemplary love of life. To the great sadness of her family and all of those who loved her, she passed away in 2004 from injuries sustained while training as a member of the U.S. Ski Team. On Oct. 15, 2017, […]
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  • Bone bruise sidelines Schoerghofer for Soelden October 17, 2017
    Austrian GS specialist Philipp Schoerghofer will skip the World Cup opener at the end of October in Soelden due to a painful cartilage injury and a bone bruise in his right knee. “I’m not feeling well,” he said. “The knee is still very painful. It is not possible to practice normal skiing or strolling. I […]
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  • 2017-18 Stacey Cook/SVST Scholarship recipients announced October 14, 2017
    Veteran U.S. Ski Team member and three-time Olympian Stacey Cook has announced scholarship recipients of the 2017-18 Stacey Cook/Sun Valley Ski Tools (SVST) Competition Team. Recipients are chosen based on criteria such as passion and dedication to the sport, community involvement and character. Cook, who hopes to be skiing in her fourth Olympic Winter Games […]
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  • Killington World Cup Committee now accepting grant applications October 12, 2017
    The Killington World Cup Committee (KWCC), created in response to the Audi FIS Women’s Ski World Cup’s two-year commitment to Killington Resort and the Northeast, has announced it will award grants to qualifying 501(c)3 organizations to facilitate competition and training infrastructure, and to increase participation in winter sports programs throughout the Northeast for youth and […]
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  • SVSEF assumes Rotarun Ski Area operations October 12, 2017
    Since its inception in the early 1950s, the nonprofit Rotarun Ski Area in Hailey, Idaho, has been geared toward building community through engagement in affordable alpine skiing. The Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation (SVSEF) will continue to foster this initiative through its recent agreement to take over the management of ski operations for the 2017-2018 […]
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  • Hirschbuehl injured in slalom training October 11, 2017
    Austrian technical specialist Christian Hirschbuehl has been injured on the Moelltaler glacier during slalom training. The 27-year-old Vorarlberg native suffered a medial ligament tear in his left knee and will be sidelined for six weeks. Hirschbuehl will now miss the first two World Cup races in Soelden, Austria, and Levi, Finland. The Austrian enjoyed a […]
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  • Hirscher makes first turns since injury October 11, 2017
    On Wednesday morning, six-time World Cup overall winner Marcel Hirscher skied for the first time since his ankle fracture on Aug. 17. After a few free runs, Hirscher said it was “quite nice.” His return to snow is earlier than expected. Just two weeks ago, Hirscher had indicated he would not return to snow before […]
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  • FIS selects Lenzerheide to host 2021 World Cup Finals October 10, 2017
    The traditional FIS autumn meetings were held last week in Zurich, Switzerland, as an occasion for the various alpine subcommittees and working groups to meet and finalize preparations for the upcoming season. As usual when heading into an Olympic season, there were no major rule changes. However, some important topics were discussed and decisions made. […]
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  • Brem decides to skip Soelden World Cup October 10, 2017
    Almost a year ago, Eva-Maria Brem’s World Cup season came to an abrupt end due to a broken leg during slalom training. Now, the winner of the 2016 World Cup GS globe winner looks optimistically at the upcoming Olympic winter, but will not push out of the Soelden start gate. “As it currently runs, I […]
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