RSS Ski Racing News

  • Australia New Zealand Cup competition begins in Thredbo August 22, 2017
    Australia New Zealand Cup (ANC) races have kicked off in Thredbo, Australia, with a stacked field of World Cup and first-year FIS athletes alike. The Australian resort is hosting a four-day series, starting with two giant slalom races for men and women on Aug. 21-22. “This is the most impressive collection of alpine racers that […]
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  • Watch video now to ski faster this winter August 19, 2017
    Watching video is one of the most underrated mental tools in your mental training toolbox. It is a powerful tool for strengthening important mental muscles such as confidence, intensity, focus, and mindset. It can also be used, when combined with mental imagery, to improve technique and tactics. Another benefit is that watching yourself ski fast […]
    Jim Taylor
  • Killington World Cup tickets to go on sale Sept. 7 August 18, 2017
    Killington Resort is welcoming back the Audi FIS Ski World Cup back to Vermont this Thanksgiving weekend. The 2016 event broke attendance records and sent a message loud and clear: alpine ski racing is alive and well on the East Coast. Like the 2016 event, general admission is free; however, a limited number of tickets […]
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  • Hirscher suffers ankle fracture during training August 17, 2017
    During his first day of skiing in the 2017-18 season, Marcel Hirscher sustained a fracture of his left ankle after an awkward mishap while training in a stubby gate course. The six-time World Cup overall winner hooked his inside ski on a stubby gate while slowing down at the end of a run on the […]
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  • McMurtry joins team at Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame August 16, 2017
    The Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame’s full time staff was recently enhanced with the addition of Board and Hall of Fame member John McMurtry as the organization’s vice president of development.  McMurtry began his new role on Aug. 2. Formerly the lead development officer for Vail’s Steadman Philippon Research Institute since 1994, the […]
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  • Hintermann injured in downhill training August 15, 2017
    Last Sunday, 22-year-old Niels Hintermann injured himself during downhill training in Zermatt, Switzerland. The Swiss athlete put his left arm through a gate and dislocated his shoulder. The winner of 2017 Wengen alpine combined was flown by helicopter to the hospital for diagnosis and treatment. “As it turned out, I suffered a quick luxation of […]
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  • South American Cup races kick off in Argentina August 14, 2017
    South American Cup (SAC) competition began last week with tech races in Cerro Catedral, Argentina. Coupled with Argentina’s national championship slalom and GS races, it made for an exciting series with some challenging winter conditions. On day one, things started with the national championship giant slalom. Nuria Pau of Spain took the win on the ladies’ […]
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  • New foundation to support legacy of snow sports at iconic Minnesota ski area August 11, 2017
    Longtime home to winter sports in Minnesota, the Buck Hill Ski Area has found a new ally to support, foster and perpetuate active outdoor lifestyles in the Minneapolis area. The ski area is home to a renowned alpine ski racing program under longtime program director and U.S. Ski Hall of Fame inductee Erich Sailer. The […]
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  • Europeans dominate New Zealand Championship slalom races August 10, 2017
    The 2017 New Zealand National Championship slalom races were held at Coronet Peak on Thursday after Wednesday’s racing had to be postponed due to inclement weather. Thankfully, organizers were able to get the men’s and women’s slaloms off without a hitch for a packed international field. The women’s race went to Switzerland’s Bettina Schneeberger with […]
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  • Robinson stuns field in New Zealand National Championship GS August 9, 2017
    With racing action in the Southern Hemisphere well underway, the New Zealand National Championships began at Coronet Peak on Monday with men’s and women’s giant slalom. In the women’s championship, first-year phenom and New Zealand native Alice Robinson claimed the second victory of her young career wearing bib 54, besting the field with a combined […]
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