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Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Super-G in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Mikaela Shiffrin maintained her perfect record in super-G races entered in the 2018/19 season on Sunday as she claimed her third victory in the discipline at Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA). The World Cup Overall leader skipped the Val Gardena/Gröden race but has accumulated 300 points in all other super-Gs contested thus far and holds the discipline standings lead as well.The American bested Tina Weirather by 0.16 seconds as the Liechtensteiner picked up her third podium finish of the winter. Austria's...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Lindsey Vonn, Fis, Cortina, Olympia delle Tofane, Tina Weirather, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ski Italy, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Super-G, Tamara Tippler


Second Victory for Ramona Siebenhofer in Cortina

Ramona Siebenhofer of Austria claimed back-to-back victories in Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA) as the first woman ever to win two downhills on the Olimpia delle Tofane in the same winter. Prior to Friday, Siebenhofer had two career podiums (both third place) to her name. She doubled her podium tally in two days and also claimed the first wins of her career.She was joined on the podium by her teammate and downhill standings leader Nicole Schmidhofer, who won back-to-back downhill races earlier this wint...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Slovenia, Fis, Downhill, Cortina, Olympia delle Tofane, Ski Italy, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Olimpia delle Tofane, Ilka Stuhec, Nicole Schmidhofer


Ramona Siebenhofer Takes Victory in Cortina Downhill

Ramona Siebenhofer of Austria had skied the fastest downhill training runs on numerous occasions and had two podium finishes to her name, but she had yet to win a World Cup race until Friday in Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA) where she bested Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia by a decisive 0.40 seconds in the opening downhill at the resort. The race replaced the canceled downhill from St. Anton (AUT).Organisers were forced to lower the start to the top of Tofana in the morning due to overnight snowfall. But the i...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Slovenia, St. Anton, Fis, Downhill, Cortina, Olympia delle Tofane, Ski Italy, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Ilka Stuhec, Stuhec


9th win for Marcel Hirscher in Adelboden

The slalom showdown from Adelboden took place today under continuous snowfall but whatever the conditions, Marcel Hirscher seems to master the Chuenisbärgli the best. He took his 67th World Cup win ahead of Clément Noel and Henrik Kristoffersen.Like in the last Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Zagreb, Marco Schwarz laid down the fastest second run but couldn't bring it down in the second leg. This opened the door for the podium, and as usual, Marcel Hirscher pushed hard to ski the fastest splits from t...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Zagreb, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Pyeongchang, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Kitzbuehel, Marco Schwarz


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


Cancelled Ladies' Downhill from St. Anton to be rescheduled in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Due to heavy snowfall, the ladies' Audi FIS Ski World Cup Super-G and Downhill races scheduled in St. Anton (AUT) for 12th-13th January 2019 have been canceled. The canceled Ladies' Audi FIS Ski World Cup Downhill from St. Anton (AUT) will be rescheduled in Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA) on 18th January 2019, with the following programme: Downhill (St. Anton), Friday, 18.01.2019, (12:00 CET)Downhill, Saturday, 19.01.2019, (10:30 CET)Super-G, Sunday, 20.01.2019, (11:15 CET) The races will take place...
Tags: Sport, Best, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Alps, Lindsey Vonn, St. Anton, Fis, Alpine, Downhill, Regina, Cortina, Olympia delle Tofane, Anton, Ski Italy


Petra Vlhova Wins World Cup Slalom in Flachau

Petra Vlhova of Slovakia overcame a 0.31-second deficit after the first run and skied the fastest second run to claim her first Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom victory since January of 2018 under the lights in Flachau (AUT). It was her fifth career slalom win to make her the most successful female World Cup slalom skier from Slovakia after passing the retired competitor Veronika Velez-Zuzulova – who was on site to witness the emotional event. Petra Vlhova had finished as runner-up behind Mikaela...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Slovakia, Fis, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ski Austria, Shiffrin, Vlhova, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Flachau, Petra Vlhova, Veronika Velez Zuzulova


Marco Schwarz and Petra Vlhova Wins Oslo City Event

Austrian Marco Schwarz and Slovakian Petra Vlhova both claimed career-first city event victories at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Oslo (NOR) to kick off 2019 on New Year's Day. Racing in the iconic ski sports venue of Holmenkollen with picturesque views and ideal conditions, the athletes battled through multiple challenging rounds to reach the top step of the podium.For Schwarz, it was his first ever World Cup victory in any discipline. The technical specialist claimed the third podium of his ca...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Madonna, Oslo, Great Britain, Schwarz, Mikaela Shiffrin, Wendy Holdener, Holmenkollen, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Petra Vlhova, André Myhrer, Marco Schwarz


Athletes Who Changed the Game in 2018

Beyond spectacular achievement, these athletes managed to alter how others viewed or played their sports.
Tags: News, Football, Gymnastics, Sex Crimes, Baseball, Kim, Snowboarding, Marathon Running, Mahomes, Kipchoge, Rachael, Ester, Eliud, Nassar, Stanek, Alpine Skiing


Dominik Paris Dominates the Stelvio Races in Bormio

Dominik Paris is unbeatable on the Stelvio. After winning the downhill for the third time yesterday, he claims the double with the victory in today's Super-G. Olympic Champion Matthias Mayer and Val Gardena winner Aleksander Aamodt Kilde round out the podium.10 years after the last Audi FIS Ski World Cup men’s super-g in Bormio, the best speed athletes of the world took a last run on the tough track before enjoying a well-deserved New Year’s break.Yesterday, Italy’s Dominik Paris became the “Kin...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Paris, Italy, Audi, Livigno, Santa Caterina, Ski Italy, Valtellina, Bormio, Matthias Mayer, Val Gardena, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Super-G


Dominik Paris Takes Victory in Bormio

The Audi FIS Ski World Cup on the Stelvio delivered the same winner as in its last edition, with local hero Dominik Paris taking the win ahead of teammate Christof Innerhofer and Switzerland’s Beat Feuz.It was a fight from top to bottom, on a course that many described as the "toughest they have ever raced on". But there are some athletes that are not impressed by the course conditions and know how to keep the line over the bumps and icy sections.Dominik Paris loves that kind of conditions. From...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Paris, Italy, Switzerland, Downhill, Livigno, Feuz, Santa Caterina, Ski Italy, Valtellina, Bormio, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Beat Feuz


Men's Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Goes to the Stelvio in Bormio

The Stelvio slope is considered to be one of the most technical and spectacular slopes all over the world.The "Stelvio", which is almost 3,230 meters long with a 986-meter difference in altitude and a maximum gradient of 60%, is a notoriously unforgiving track and is the only one where the finish area can clearly be seen from the starting gate.It was inaugurated in 1982 for the first edition of the World Series. The course hosted two editions of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships: in 1985 an...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Audi, Fis, Kitzbuhel, Downhill, Streif, Livigno, Santa Caterina, Ski Italy, Valtellina, Bormio, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing


From Tree to Ski at the Fischer Family Factory

Many of the 480 workers have spent their entire careers at the factory.
Tags: News, Alpine Skiing, Olympic Games (1964, Fischer Family Factory


Mikaela Shiffrin Wins World Cup Slalom in Courchevel

Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. continued her winning streak at Courchevel (FRA) on Saturday with her fourth consecutive victory at the venue after also sweeping last year's races there. The win marked her 50th career Audi FIS Ski World Cup victory in just eight seasons competing on the tour. Petra Vlhova of Slovakia gave series chase and sat just 0.04 seconds behind Shiffrin heading into the second run. Although Shiffrin lost time on her heading into the bottom flat, the American pulled ahead by t...
Tags: Sweden, France, Sport, Skiing, Slovakia, Courchevel, Fis, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ski France, Frida Hansdotter, Shiffrin, Vlhova, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Petra Vlhova


Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Giant Slalom in Courchevel

Mikaela Shiffrin battled through a raging snowstorm on the second run and overcame a 0.08-second deficit to win her 49th career Audi FIS Ski World Cup race on Friday in Courchevel (FRA). It was also her third consecutive victory at the French resort with the slalom race yet to come on Saturday. She credited a short rest period as one of the keys to her success, as she made the strategic decision to skip the speed races rescheduled in Val Gardena Gröden (ITA) earlier in the week.Viktoria Rebensbu...
Tags: France, Germany, Sport, Skiing, Courchevel, Fis, Lake Louise, Viktoria Rebensburg, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ski France, Shiffrin, Federica Brignone, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom


Marcel Hirscher Wins Slalom in Saalbach-Hinterglemm

The second Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom of the 2018/19 season took place today in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, replacing the canceled race in Val d'Isère. Not less than 6500 fans gathered in the finish area and approximately 1500 cheered for their athletes along the course and saw Marcel Hirscher taking home the victory.After a difficult day yesterday, champion Marcel Hirscher found the right setup today and was able to earn a 63rd World Cup, becoming the best Austrian skier of all times, surpassing A...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Annemarie Moser Proell, Ski Austria, Saalbach Hinterglemm, Saalbach, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, 2018-2019 Winter Season, Loic Meillard


Zan Kranjec Wins World Cup Giant Slalom in Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Unexpected scenario at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, with Zan Kranjec claiming a first win in career as Loïc Meillard and Mathieu Faivre complete the podium. After earning a podium placement in Alta Badia last winter, Zan Kranjec was quite established among the best giant slalom skiers of the world, but early season, he struggled to show his best performances on race days. This is all forgotten now, as he writes skiing history, being the first male athlete ...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Aspen, Marcel Hirscher, Ski Austria, Saalbach Hinterglemm, Saalbach, Alta Badia, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Mathieu Faivre, Audi FIS


Ilka Stuhec Wins Super-G in Val Gardena/Gröden

After winning the Downhill Race  yesterday, Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec was able to take her second World Cup victory in the super-G. Tina Weirather and Nicole Schmidhofer  crossed the finished line 0.05 seconds behind. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Slovenia, Tina Weirather, Val Gardena, Saslong, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Super-G, Ilka Stuhec, Nicole Schmidhofer, Val Gardena Gröden, 2018-2019 Winter Season


Ilka Stuhec Wins Downhill in Val Gardena/Gröden

Today, in Val Gardena, Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia was able to return to the highest place on the podium since her injury and get his first win of the season in the World Cup. The Slovenian skier finished 0.14 seconds ahead of Nicol Delago, who grew up alongside the Saslong course in northern Italy. Ramona Siebenhofer of Austria finished third, 0.51 behind. In 2017 Ilka Stuhec became the first Slovenian woman to ever win the Downhill crystal globe. She also won the alpine combined globe. Back then I...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Slovenia, Downhill, St Moritz, Val Gardena, Saslong, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Ilka Stuhec, Val Gardena Gröden, 2018-2019 Winter Season, Nicol Delago, Ramona Siebenhofer


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


Aleksander Aamodt Kilde Wins Downhill in Val Gardena/Gröden

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde picked up his third career victory and kept the Norwegian dominance of the Saslong intact after winning today’s downhill in Val Gardena/Groeden (ITA).Wearing bib 5, Kilde laid down a blistering run, that no other racer could come close to. Finishing in second place was Austrian Max Franz, a healthy 0.86 behind, while Beat Feuz (SUI) finished in third place 0.92 seconds off the mark.Norway has dominated the Saslong race weekend in recent years as the Attacking Vikings have...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Norway, Vikings, Downhill, Feuz, Bolzano, Val Gardena, Saslong, Kilde, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, Kitzbuehel


Aksel Lund Svindal Wins Super-G in Val Gardena/Gröden

Aksel Lund Svindal skied to his 36 World Cup win in career today at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Val Gardena / Gröden. Only +0.02 behind him, Italy’s Christof Innerhofer grabbed a second place and Norway’s Kjetil Janrsud completed the podium.The Norwegian superstar already won pretty much everything in alpine skiing. He took gold at the Winter Olympic Games twice, became a World Champion five times, claimed 11 World Cup globes, topping the Overall ranking twice. And slowly, the 35-year-old athl...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Norway, Lake Louise, Aksel Lund Svindal, Svindal, Kjetil Jansrud, Val Gardena, Saslong, Peter Muller, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Super-G, Kitzbuehel


Saalbach-Hinterglemm Replaces the Canceled Slalom in Val d'Isere

Last Sunday, the Men’s slalom in Val d'Isère was canceled due to the weather conditions.The race will now take place in the Austrian town of Saalbach-Hinterglemm.Candidate for the FIS Ski World Championships in 2025, the resort located in the south-west of the city of Salzburg planned to organize European Cup races this season, with two Super-Gs scheduled on 21st and 22nd of December. In addition to this, Saalbach will host two World Cup races.A World Cup will be held on 19th of December, rep...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Salzburg, Fis, Solden, Ski Austria, Saalbach Hinterglemm, Saalbach, Isere, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Giant Slalom, Rettenbach Glacier, 2018-2019 Winter Season


An Unstoppable Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Parallel Slalom in St. Moritz

Mikaela Shiffrin swept the Audi FIS Ski World Cup weekend of racing in St. Moritz (SUI) by outdueling Petra Vlhova of Slovakia in the big final of the individual parallel slalom race on Sunday after winning Saturday's super-G. Despite an error in the run that looked to offer an advantage to Vlhova, Shiffrin battled back on the final gates of the course to take the win by a mere 0.11 seconds. It was a repeat of the final from the Courchevel debut of the event last season which Shiffrin also won.T...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Slovakia, Mikaela Shiffrin, St. Moritz, Holdener, Frida Hansdotter, Wendy Holdener, Shiffrin, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Petra Vlhova, St Moritz SUI


Marcel Hirscher Wins World Cup GS in Val d'Isère

La Face de Bellevarde in Val d’Isère is one of the most iconic giant slalom courses on the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Tour. Steep, hard, with a lot of terrain. Even in good conditions, this hill is not easy to ski, so with poor visibility, wind and snowfall, the task gets even trickier.But there is one athlete that performs no matter the conditions. It’s Giant Slalom king Marcel Hirscher. Starting with bib number 1, he laid down a time that no one would be able to match. Despite a +0.71 margin, he ...
Tags: Sweden, France, Sport, Skiing, Val D'isere, Fis, Meribel, Espace Killy, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Alta Badia, Tignes, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise


Second Consecutive Victory for in Super-G for Mikaela Shiffrin

The unstoppable Mikaela Shiffrin followed up her career-first Audi FIS Ski World Cup super-G win in Lake Louise with a second one less than a week later at St. Moritz (SUI). The defending Overall champion and current overall leader skied another near flawless run under sunshine and blue skies to claim her 47th career World Cup victory, surpassing Austria's Renate Goetschl to claim fourth place on the all-time winners list in the process.Lara Gut-Behrami secured her first podium finish of the se...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Lake Louise, Tina Weirather, Renate Goetschl, Mikaela Shiffrin, Shiffrin, Behrami, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Super-G, Lara Gut, St. Moritz, St Moritz SUI


Val Gardena/Gröden Replaces the Canceled Races in Val d'Isere

Due to warm temperatures, lack of snow, and unfavorable weather forecasts, the ladies' World Cup races in Val d'Isère (FRA) scheduled for 14th - 16th December 2018 have been canceled. The canceled Ladies' Audi FIS Ski World Cup races from Val d'Isère (FRA) will be rescheduled in Val Gardena/Gröden (ITA) on 18th-19th December 2018 with the following programme:Downhill, Tuesday, 18.12.2018Super-G, Wednesday, 19.12.2018 The Val Gardena and the magnificent three villages of Ortisei, S. Cristina...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Downhill, Cristina, Val, Val Gardena, Saslong, Sella Ronda, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Super-G, Val Gardena Gröden, 2018-2019 Winter Season, Val d’Isère, Val Gardena Gröden ITA


How to Get the Most Out of a Women’s Ski Camp

Three days of concentrated instruction at Alta, near Salt Lake City, provided lessons in skiing the steeps, and a glimpse into why so many women seem to be flocking to these camps.
Tags: News, Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Women and Girls, Travel and Vacations, Alta (Utah, Alta near Salt Lake City


Marcel Hirscher Wins First Slalom of the Season in Levi

Marcel Hirscher won the World Cup men's slalom opener +0.09 ahead of Henrik Kristoffersen and +1.41 of André Myhrer.Last year, Marcel Hirscher was just coming back from an ankle injury when he started in the World Cup Levi but he impressed everyone with a 17th place. This year, he was able to earn his 59th World Cup win, the 28th in slalom. The Austrian superstar Marcel Hirscher, who became a father for the first time this summer, is still eager to push the level even further. He also extended ...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Finland, Lapland, Levi, Marcel Hirscher, Ferdinand, Henrik Kristoffersen, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, André Myhrer, 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, Ski Finland, 2018-2019 Winter Season