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Marco Schwarz Wins Alpine Combined in Wengen

The first Audi FIS Ski World Cup alpine combined of the 2019 season took place today in Wengen. Due to the weather forecast, the jury had decided to switch the daily program and to start with the slalom run, followed by the downhill starting shortly above the Hundschopf.Today's race went to Austria's Marco Schwarz. The slalom whiz laid down an impressive downhill run and was able to defend his lead from the slalom, skiing to his first alpine combined victory in career. This comes only 18 days...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Zagreb, Oslo, Wengen, Grindelwald, Victor Muffat-Jeandet, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region, Ski Paradise, Alexis Pinturault


Schwarz leads opening slalom run in World Cup combined event

WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Marco Schwarz took the lead in the opening slalom leg of a World Cup Alpine combined event on Friday. The Austrian slalom specialist was 0.20 seconds ahead of Alexis Pinturault and 0.87 clear of Victor Muffat-Jeandet before the afternoon’s downhill run. Ted Ligety was fourth, 1.20 behind. French teammates Pinturault and […]
Tags: News, Sports, Schwarz, Ted Ligety, Victor Muffat Jeandet, Alexis Pinturault, Pinturault, Marco Schwarz, Wengen Switzerland


Schwarz leads opening slalom run in World Cup combined

WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Marco Schwarz was fastest in the opening slalom leg of a World Cup Alpine combined event that is under threat of being dropped from the sport. The Austrian slalom specialist was 0.20 seconds ahead of Alexis Pinturault and 0.87 clear of Victor Muffat-Jeandet before the afternoon’s downhill run. Ted Ligety was […]
Tags: News, Sports, Schwarz, Ted Ligety, Victor Muffat Jeandet, Alexis Pinturault, Marco Schwarz, Wengen Switzerland


Marcel Hirscher Wins World Cup GS in Adelboden

It was a very exciting race, full of goosebumps moments, on the Chuenisbärgli in Adelboden. The Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom race ended with Marcel Hirscher grabbing a 4th win in this discipline on this course, winning ahead of Henrik Kristoffersen and Thomas Fanara.After the first run, Norwegian tech whiz Henrik Kristoffersen was leading a tight field, with Marcel Hirscher (+0.12) and Alexis Pinturault (+0.18) not far behind. So all racers had to push hard in the second round, and the...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Oslo, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Alta Badia, Thomas Fanara, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault


Kristoffersen edges Hirscher in 1st run of WCup giant slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen edged his main rival Marcel Hirscher for the first-run lead in a World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Racing first, Kristoffersen was 0.12 seconds faster than Olympic champion Hirscher down the classic Chuenisbargli course. Alexis Pinturault was third fastest, with 0.18 to make up in the afternoon second run […]
Tags: News, Sports, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Alexis Pinturault, ADELBODEN Switzerland


5th Crown for Marcel Hirscher in Zagreb

The “slalom month” has started in Zagreb with the first of five classical slaloms to take place in January. Great conditions awaited the slalom skiers on Sljeme and Marcel Hirscher is the one that handled it the best today and crowned himself “Snow King of Zagreb” for the fifth time.Young gun Marco Schwarz, who just claimed his maiden World Cup victory in the city event in Oslo, laid down a flawless first run and took the lead, ahead of his teammates Marcel Hirscher and Manuel Feller. Unfortunat...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Croatia, Zagreb, Oslo, Marcel Hirscher, Wengen, Garmisch, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Marco Schwarz, Manuel Feller, Sljeme, Medvednica


Marcel Hirscher Claims Victory in Alta Badia Parallel Giant Slalom

There aren’t too many things that Austrian Marcel Hirscher hasn’t done in his illustrious career and after today he can check another accomplishment off his list as he won his first career Parallel Giant Slalom.Under the lights in Alta Badia tonight, where he won yesterday’s giant slalom, Hirscher finally got the elusive Parallel Giant Slalom win, topping surprise finalist Thibaut Favrot (FRA) in the big final. Third place went to Favrot’s teammate Alexis Pinturault, marking the second time in a...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Skiing, Italy, Audi, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Ski Italy, Alta Badia, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Alexis Pinturault, Annemarie Moser Pröll, Matts Olsson


Another Victory for King Marcel Hirscher in the Giant Slalom of Alta Badia

The Austrian phenom dominated today's race on the Gran Risa slope to take a record sixth straight win in the Alta Badia GS. Hirscher ends up with a massive 2.53 seconds ahead of Thomas Fanara, with Alexis Pinturault 2.69 behind in third. Hirscher already built up a healthy lead after the first run as he was ahead of Matts Olsson by a solid 0-94 margin. Third place after the first run was the Swiss surprise Marco Odermatt, who ultimately attacked the second run a little too hard and did not finis...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Olsson, Hirscher, Ski Italy, Alta Badia, Thomas Fanara, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Stenmark


Marcel Hirscher Wins Last World Cup Giant Slalom

The races at the World Cup Finals in Are went into the last round and both the cup and the race win went to Austria's Marcel Hirscher.As for most of the season, the battle at the top of the giant slalom rankings is between Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen. Despite a mistake in the first run, the Austrian could take the lead in the first run and hold on going into a shortened second run. With this he claimed his 13th win of the season, equalling a record set by Ingemar Stenmark and Herma...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, ARE, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Wengen, Ingemar Stenmark, Victor Muffat-Jeandet, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Ski Sweden, Hermann Maier


Marcel Hirscher Takes Victory in Kranjska Gora and the Giant Slalom Globe

There is like a “déjà vu” when you look at today’s giant slalom results from Kranjska Gora. Only two weeks after the Olympic race, the same athletes make it on the podium on the Podkoren course: Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, and Alexis Pinturault. The Olympic Champion from PyeongChang 2018 has an incredible momentum. After collecting two gold medals at the Olympics, Marcel Hirscher grabs a 56th World Cup win, the 27th in giant slalom, the 11th of this season. This one had a particular ...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Pyeongchang, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Pinturault, Kranjska Gora, Ski Slovenia, Vitranc Cup, Podkoren, Giant Slalom Globe, 2017-2018 Winter Season


Marcel Hirscher Wins Giant Slalom and Grabs 2nd Gold Medal in Pyeongchang 2018

Pre-race favorite Marcel Hirscher of Austria lived up to and exceeded the hype on Sunday at PyeongChang 2018 as he claimed his second gold medal of these Olympic Winter Games in the men's giant slalom. The master craftsman who seemed only to be missing Olympic gold from his resume prior to his trip to South Korea now has two to his name. With his victory, he became the 10th male alpine skier to win multiple gold medals at a single Winter Games and the first since his fellow countryman Benni R...
Tags: South Korea, France, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Sochi, Pyeongchang 2018, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Republic of Korea, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Alexis Pinturault


Hirscher takes big 1st-run lead in Olympic giant slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Marcel Hirscher of Austria took a big first-run lead in the men’s giant slalom on Sunday and was well positioned in his pursuit of a second gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Hirscher was 0.63 seconds faster than Alexis Pinturault of France. The pair finished 1-2 in Alpine combined on […]
Tags: News, France, Sports, Ap, Austria, Marcel Hirscher, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Pyeongchang South Korea, Alexis Pinturault


Marcel Hirscher Wins First Olympic Gold in Men's Combined

Six times Overall winner Marcel Hirscher won pretty much everything that you can win in alpine skiing, and today he grabbed that one missing trophy: an Olympic Gold Medal. Today, his dream came true and the Austrian can finally call himself an Olympic Champion. The strong French team earned the two other spots on the podium, placing Alexis Pinturault and Victor Muffat-Jeandet as a silver and bronze medallist.Marcel Hirscher (AUT) became the fifth man to win an Olympic and world title in a men...
Tags: South Korea, Sport, Skiing, Pyeongchang 2018, Marcel Hirscher, Republic of Korea, Pyeongchang, Victor Muffat-Jeandet, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Alexis Pinturault, Kitzbuehel, Alpine Combined, 2017-2018 Winter Season, Olympic Winter Games, Marcel Hirscher AUT


Outstanding Victory for Marcel Hirscher in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The giant slalom was back on the World Cup Tour after a three weeks’ break and the specialists were eager to get back in race mode and offer a great show to the public of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.All three giants of the discipline were in the lead after the first run: Marcel Hirscher in pole position, ahead of Ted Ligety +0.63 and Alexis Pinturault +0.94. Together, these three shared 44 wins out of the 48 last giant slalom World Cup races, which means since February 2012!With a solid second run, T...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Stockholm, Solden, Marcel Hirscher, Kandahar, St Moritz, Ted Ligety, Ligety, Fieberbrunn, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Garmisch, Ski Germany, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Giant Slalom


Marcel Hirscher Wins World Cup GS in Adelboden

It was a fight at the highest level on the Chuenisbärgli in Adelboden today for the 5th giant slalom of the season. Not less than 31’000 thousand spectators cheered for the 70 athletes at the start. With Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen and Alexis Pinturault, the three biggest names among the tech athletes managed to earn a podium today.Marcel Hirscher is in an impressive shape at the moment. He won not less than six races this season and claimed 8 podium placements. In giant slalom, the...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, 2017-2018 Winter Season, Chuenisbärgli


Alexis Pinturault Wins Alpine Combined in Bormio

The exciting fight between speed and tech skiers was won by allrounder Alexis Pinturault. Peter Fill finish second, ahead of Kjetil Jansrud in third at the alpine combined in Bormio.At 11.30 this morning, the 51 athletes started with long skis on the Stelvio downhill. At the end of this first run, the winner from yesterday’s race Dominik Paris was the one in the lead, with +0.21 on Matthias Mayer and +0.50 in Peter Fill.The only one from the first run that made it to the podium is Italian Peter ...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Viking, Livigno, Peter, Peter Fill, Kjetil Jansrud, Ski Italy, Valtellina, Bormio, Matthias Mayer, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Alexis Pinturault, Dominik Paris


France's Pinturault wins WC combined event

Alexis Pinturault of France secured another World Cup Alpine combined victory when first-run leader Dominik Paris straddled a gate toward the end of his slalom run on Friday.
Tags: France, Sport, Alexis Pinturault, Pinturault, Dominik Paris


King Marcel Hirscher is Back to the Top of the Podium in Alta Badia Giant Slalom

The Austrian phenom dominated both runs on the Gran Risa slope to take a record fifth straight win in the Alta Badia GS. Hirscher ends up with a massive 1.70 seconds ahead of Norwegian rival Henrik Kristoffersen, with Zan Kranjec of Slovenia 1.82 behind in third.Hirscher also breaks a tie with Italian great Alberto Tomba — the pair had four GS wins each on this challenging course.The Austrian 6-times Overall winner Marcel Hirscher is undoubtedly the strongest Giant Slalom athlete at the moment. ...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Slovenia, Fis, Solden, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Ted Ligety, Ski Italy, Alta Badia, Beaver Creek, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing


Alexis Pinturault Wins World Cup GS in Val d'Isère

Just like last season, the suspense around the second run of the Giant Slalom at Val d’Isère was big. Alexis Pinturault wins the Giant slalom in Val d'Isere for his 10th career victory in the discipline and 20th overall. Ranked third after the opening run, the Frenchman posted the fastest time in a flawless second leg to beat Stefan Luitz of Germany by 0.28. 3rd place for Marcel Hirscher of Austria. This World Cup victory was not only a big step in Pinturault’s career, but it was also an emotion...
Tags: France, Germany, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Val D'isere, Fis, Espace Killy, Marcel Hirscher, Val, Tignes, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault


The Alpine Ski World Cup Starts Next Weekend in Sölden

Next weekend (28-29 October) Sölden (Tirol, Austria) again hosts the ultimate FIS Ski World Cup Races. As every year, the Women's Giant Slalom opens the new World Cup season. The traditional Ladies' and Men's Giant Slalom are confirmed on 28th and 29th October on the Rettenbach GlacierOn Saturday the FIS World Cup opens with the Women’s Giant Slalom on the Rettenbach glacier in Sölden. The FIS Women's and Men's Alpine Ski World Cup is held for the 22nd time in the Tyrolean ski resort.On Thursda...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Vienna, Skiing, Tirol, Fis, Solden, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ski Austria, Ted Ligety, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Tessa Worley


Marcel Hirscher Ends GS Season With a Victory in Aspen

Marcel Hirscher won his third giant slalom race in a row to cap off the season where he held onto the discipline title despite advances from a number of competitors. In the come-from-behind race victory, Hirscher took down first-run leader Felix Neureuther – who ultimately finished second – by 0.53 seconds and third-place finisher Mathieu Faivre by 1.19 seconds with a spectacular second run.This season was Hirscher’s fourth career GS title and was able to fend off some incredibly fast skiing fr...
Tags: Colorado, Sport, Skiing, Aspen, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Felix Neureuther, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, Faivre, Pinturault, Mathieu Faivre


France Wins Team Event in St. Moritz 2017

France earned its first medal at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships today when the team of Tessa Worley, Mathieu Faivre, Alexis Pinturault, Julien Lizeroux, Nastasia Noens and Adeline Baud Mugnier earned the gold medal at the Nations Team Event in St. Moritz.France edged surprise finalist Slovakia in the last round. The silver medal was the first-ever for Slovakia in a Nations Team Event and while it was a surprise to many, the Slovakian team was very strong and included Veronika Vel...
Tags: Sweden, France, Germany, Sport, Skiing, Italy, Switzerland, Norway, Slovakia, Velez Zuzulova, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Petra Vlhova, Alexis Pinturault, Mathieu Faivre, Nastasia Noens


France win world alpine skiing team event

France edged Slovakia by just eight-hundredths of a second to win the team event at the World Ski Championships on Tuesday. The final finished level at 2-2 after Alexis Pinturault and Mathieu Faivre won their races for the French, and Veronika Velez Zuzulova and Petra Vlhova for the Slovaks. The tie breaking time went in favour of France, handing them a first medal of the championships.
Tags: News, France, Slovakia, Petra Vlhova, Veronika Velez Zuzulova, Alexis Pinturault, Mathieu Faivre


France edge Slovakia for alpine skiing world team gold

France edged Slovakia by just eight-hundredths of a second to win the team event at the World Ski Championships on Tuesday. The final finished level at 2-2 after Alexis Pinturault and Mathieu Faivre won their races for the French, and Veronika Velez Zuzulova and Petra Vlhova for the Slovaks. The tie breaking time went in favour of France, handing them a first medal of the championships.
Tags: News, France, Slovakia, Petra Vlhova, Veronika Velez Zuzulova, Alexis Pinturault, Mathieu Faivre


Luca Aerni Wins St. Moritz 2017 Combined Gold

The Swiss had another amazing day at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships after Luca Aerni earned the alpine combined gold medal. His teammate Mauro Caviezel took home the bronze medal, bringing the medal tally for the host nation to six in as many races.Luca Aerni, who was named as the last Swiss racer for the alpine combined team just last night, finished in 30th place in the downhill run, making him the first starter for the slalom run. He clocked the fastest time of the day in the sl...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Alexis Pinturault, Alpine Combined, Engadin, Graubünden, St. Moritz, 2016-2017 Winter Season, 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, Luca Aerni


Mikaela Shiffrin and Linus Strasser Wins Stockholm City Event

It was a tale of two victories at tonight’s Parallel City Event in Stockholm, Sweden. On the men’s side, German Linus Strasser emerged as victor among a field loaded with the top names to claim his first-ever World Cup victory and podium. Meanwhile American tech ace Mikaela Shiffrin earned her 28th Audi FIS World Cup win and her 40th podium.Linus Strasser, who was a late replacement for teammate Felix Neureuther, entered the competition with bib 15, setting up a tough first round match-up again...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Norway, Stockholm, Marcel Hirscher, FELIX, Stockholm Sweden, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Cortina, Mikaela Shiffrin, Strasser, Frida Hansdotter, Shiffrin, FRA, Felix Neureuther


Hirscher displays class to beat Pinturault in giant slalom

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Marcel Hirscher displayed all his class to beat Alexis Pinturault and claim his 20th World Cup giant slalom victory on Sunday, avenging his narrow defeat to the French skier in Adelboden.
Tags: News, Ap, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Garmisch Partenkirchen Germany, Alexis Pinturault, Pinturault


Pinturault leads Hirscher by 0.09 seconds in giant slalom

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Alexis Pinturault is on course for his 10th World Cup giant slalom victory with a narrow lead over Marcel Hirscher in Sunday's race.
Tags: News, Ap, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Garmisch Partenkirchen Germany, Alexis Pinturault, Pinturault


Richard Mille RM 035 Ultimate Edition Watch

For 2017, the Richard Mille RM 035 Ultimate Edition honors the brand's partner Alexis Pinturault, an alpine ski racer that now has a whopping 19 World Cup victories under his belt. The article Richard Mille RM 035 Ultimate Edition Watch first appeared on aBlogtoWatch and was written by Richard Cantley.
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Alexis Pinturault Wins World Cup GS in Adelboden

The legendary Chuenisbärgli has a new champion! Alexis Pinturault won the Giant Slalom in Adelboden, after a very exciting second run where he beat out his main challenger Marcel Hirscher by +0.04 and Austria’s Philipp Schoerghofer who ended the day 1.94 seconds off of the pace.With his 19 World Cup wins, Alexis Pinturault definitively surpassed Jean-Claude Killy’s French record today. The skier from Courchevel had a +0.70 margin from the first run, but he had to push hard and ski at the limi...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Courchevel, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom