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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


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


Hirscher wins parallel GS; ties for 3rd on all-time win list

LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — Marcel Hirscher extended his dominance in Alta Badia by winning a parallel giant slalom night race on Monday and tied fellow Austrian Annemarie Moser-Proell for third on the World Cup's all-time wins list.
Tags: News, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Annemarie Moser Proell, Alta Badia, LA VILLA Italy


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


Hirscher dominates to win Alta Badia GS again

Marcel Hirscher dominated to extend his record by winning the Alta Badia giant slalom for a sixth straight year Sunday and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead.
Tags: Sport, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Alta Badia, Alta Badia GS


Hirscher dominates to win Alta Badia GS 6th straight year

LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — Marcel Hirscher dominated to extend his record by winning the Alta Badia giant slalom for a sixth straight year Sunday and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead.
Tags: News, Ap, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Alta Badia, LA VILLA Italy


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


Stefan Luitz Wins Beaver Creek Giant Slalom

The race weekend in Beaver Creek concludes with Stefan Luitz taking the giant slalom win ahead of Austria's Marcel Hirscher (+0.14) and Thomas Tumler (+0.51) from Switzerland.Last season in Alta Badia, on December 2017, after scoring to World Cup podiums in Beaver Creek and Val d'Isère, Germany's Stefan Luitz tears his ACL. Another season-ending injury, another recovery phase has to start. But Stefan Luitz doesn't lose his motivation, he keeps his goal in sight: getting back on the World Cup and...
Tags: Colorado, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Marcel Hirscher, Vail Resorts, Val, Ski Usa, Alta Badia, Beaver Creek, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Giant Slalom, Vail-Beaver Creek 2015, Stefan Luitz


Annual Meetings of the FIS Technical Committees Took Place Last Week in Zurich

From September 25 to 29, 2018, the Technical Committees of the FIS met at the Hilton Hotel in Zurich to work on the final details for the 2018/2019 winter season. The Organizing Committees of the upcoming World Championships in Åre and the World Cup Finals in Soldeu took the opportunity to present their latest improvements and raise the anticipation for those major events. The meeting week kicked off with both the Ladies’ and Men’s Coaches Working Groups. Besides the highlight of the season,...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Courchevel, Zurich, Fis, Andorra, Dubrovnik, Solden, Psl, Hilton Hotel, Cortina, PGS, Alta Badia, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing


Snowboarding in Val Gardena

The last time I visited Val Gardena was during the summer where flowers of all colours decorated the lush green grass that carpeted much of the landscape.  This time I was returning during the peak of the ski season and the Dolomites were covered with a thick snow blanket. I have been snowboarding in the magnificent Dolomites before but have never been based in Val Gardena. In the Sud Tirol region of northern Italy, Val Gardena is ideally placed in the heart of the Dolomites and is on the famou...
Tags: Sport, Netflix, Innsbruck, Skiing, Italy, New Zealand, Alps, Snowboarding, Ferris Bueller, Dolomites, Ski Resort, Jesus Christ, Piccolo, Roman Empire, Gardena, Arabba


Alta Badia: the ultimate gourmet ski resort

By Mark Hodson How far would you travel for a bowl of tripe? I’m half way up a mountain in the Italian Dolomites on a cloudy day in December with the mercury plunging to -8ºC. It’s 11am and I’m peeling off hat, thermals and ski gloves to tuck into the first course of a very […] The post Alta Badia: the ultimate gourmet ski resort appeared first on 101 Holidays blog.
Tags: Travel, Review, Mark Hodson, Alta Badia


Matts Olsson Claims Victory in Alta Badia Parallel Giant Slalom

For the third time in the history of alpine skiing, a parallel giant slalom was held in Alta Badia, on the bottom part of the Gran Risa slope. The exciting format saw 32 athletes competing head-to-head for some important World Cup points.Last year, the French skier Cyprien Sarrazin created a surprise by claiming a career-first World Cup win, while the year before, speed skier Kjetil Jansrud dominated the field in the PGS on the Gran Risa.This year, the giant slalom specialist shone on the Gran R...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Moscow, Fis, Stockholm, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kjetil Jansrud, Garmisch, PGS, Ski Italy, Alta Badia, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing


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


Aksel Lund Svindal Wins Downhill in Val Gardena/Gröden

The traditional "Salslong" downhill in Val Gardena took place under blue skies and saw Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal take the win, ahead of teammate Kjetil Jansrud and Austrian Max Franz.The King of the comebacks was able to win back-to-back races in downhill, as he won in Beaver Creek and now claimed another first place on the Saslong in Val Gardena! He now has six wins under his belt in Val Gardena, 34 in all disciplines and all venues.In the second place, his teammate found the way to the podi...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Downhill, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Aksel Lund Svindal, Kjetil Jansrud, Alta Badia, Beaver Creek, Val Gardena, Saslong, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Max Franz, 2017-2018 Winter Season


Hirscher breaks Tomba's Alta Badia record

Marcel Hirscher dominated both runs to take a record fifth straight win in the Alta Badia giant slalom Sunday.
Tags: Sport, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Alta Badia, Tomba


E-biking in Alta Badia: New electric cycle share scheme makes exploring the Italian Dolomites a doddle

Tackling off-road trails on two wheels need not be a slog, as James Litston discovers [Author: James Litston]
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Italian Dolomites bank on 'bike only' days to boost cyclotourism

Ski resort of Alta Badia enters the craze for cycling sportives allowing amateurs to experience closed-roads settingsA ski resort in Italy is experimenting with closing sections of its mountain roads in an effort to become a mecca for road cyclists during the summer season.Alta Badia in the Italian Dolomites has hosted three “bike only” days this summer to boost its cyclo-tourism credentials and capitalise on the trend for closed-roads sportives. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Environment, Life and style, Cycling, Italy, Cycling Holidays, Italy Holidays, Dolomites Holidays, Alta Badia


Sunshine Skiing in the South Tyrol – Corvara & Colfosco

The Dolomiti Superski is one of the biggest ski areas in the world, but with great size, comes great difficulty in finding specific information. To help you get the great Italian ski holiday you want and deserve, here’s the first part in a new series designed to help you deconstruct the Dolomites. Part One: Corvara & Colfosco The Skiing Neighbouring villages, Corvara & Colfosco comprise the 130km Alta Badia ski area, 122km of which is easy and intermediate piste. A gondola between the two vi...
Tags: Facebook, Sport, Skiing, Michelin, Mediterranean, South Tyrol, Twitter Instagram, Alta Badia, Corvara, Sella Ronda, Sella, Dolomiti Superski, Colfosco, Corvara Colfosco, Edelweiss Valley, Gardena Valley


Marcel Hirscher Wins Gold in the Giant Slalom at St. Moritz 2017

Austrian Marcel Hirscher lived up to the hype on Friday to collect his sixth career medal, third gold and second of the 2017 St. Moritz Ski World Championships winning the Giant Slalom.Hirscher’s winning time of 2:13.31 bested his compatriot, Roland Leitinger in second, by 0.25 seconds and Norway’s Leif Kristian Haugen finished in third, 0.71 seconds off the pace. "It took me six years to catch this medal. After Schladming second position and Vail/Beaver Creek second position, now first posit...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Norway, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, St. Moritz, Schladming, Alta Badia, Soelden, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Kitzbuehel, Schoerghofer


Cyprien Sarrazin Claims Victory in Alta Badia Parallel Giant Slalom

It was the second year that FIS has staged the nighttime Parallel Giant Slalom and it is quickly becoming a fan favorite with its knockout format and head-to-head format. This new discipline has been introduced last year in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup and the show was great: a very compact, TV-friendly product with lots of action and fun for the spectators!Cyprien Sarrazin (FRA) earned today his first-ever World Cup victory. It was just his seventh start in a World Cup event and 22 year-old's ...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Fis, Kjetil Jansrud, Ski Italy, Alta Badia, FRA, Sarrazin, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Carlo Janka, Janka


World Cup: Marcel Hirscher matches skiing great Alberto Tomba at Alta Badia

Marcel Hirscher matched skiing legend Alberto Tomba by claiming his fourth World Cup giant slalom victory at Alta Badia in the Italian Dolomites Sunday.
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Hirscher wins 4th straight GS at Alta Badia

Hirscher wins 4th straight GS at Alta Badia
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King Marcel Hirscher is Back to the Top of the Podium in Alta Badia Giant Slalom

It was a clear victory in the men’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Giant Slalom race in Alta Badia (ITA). Marcel Hirscher won the World Cup men's Giant Slalom +0.71 ahead of Mathieu Faivre and +1.10 of Florian Eisath. For The Italian racer is his first ever World Cup podium.Hirscher laid down two great runs to claim his first Giant Slalom victory of the season. It was Hirscher’s 41st career World Cup win, which now moves him up to fourth on the all-time victory list and matches Alberto Tomba with 4t...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Italy, Audi, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Hirscher, Ski Italy, Alta Badia, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Mathieu Faivre


Hirscher matches Tomba with 4th GS win in Alta Badia

LA VILLA, Italy (AP) — Marcel Hirscher matched Alberto Tomba with a record fourth giant slalom win in Alta Badia on Sunday.
Tags: News, Marcel Hirscher, Alta Badia, Tomba


The Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup continues in France and Italy

The Alpine Ski World Cup schedule will feature 8 races in a 4-day span. Val Gardena/Groden is preparing once again for the 49th edition of the Saslong Classic, followed by the famous GS on the Alta Badia’s Gran Risa slope. Alta Badia will also host an exciting Parallel Giant Slalom on Monday. They will say goodbye to Italy with a slalom race in Madonna di Campiglio. On the Ladies side, Val d’Isère will host a World Cup stage for the third straight week with three races plus a GS on Courchevel ...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Italy, Madonna, Audi, Courchevel, Val D'isere, Fis, Aspen, Madonna Di Campiglio, Val, Alta Badia, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, St. Moritz


Best Ski Resort 2016

Awarded every two years, the Best Ski Resort award is based on a survey carried out by Mountain Management Consulting in collaboration with the University of Innsbruck in Austria.The official award ceremony of the Best Ski Resort 2016 at Casino Bregenz took place on Thursday, November 10, 2016."Best Ski Resort" is the biggest independent visitor satisfaction survey for Alpine resorts. Between December 2015 and April 2016, 48,000 snow sports fans in 54 selected, leading ski resorts took part in ...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Alps, Zermatt, Livigno, Valais, Alta Badia, Val Gardena, Obergurgl, Adelboden, University of Innsbruck, Sella Ronda, Ski Paradise, Best Ski Resort


Our first ‘Dolomiti’ trip

Our final European adventure for 2016 wrapped up just a few days ago – the skies were clear, the meadows were green, the hiking was fantastic and the Dolomites proved their status as the most beautiful mountain range in the world. See the full album here! With 13 past Active Adventures travellers, we explored the Alta Badia valley, the Fanes Sennes Braies Natural Park and the peaks and valleys surrounding Cortina. Its difficult to describe the Dolomites without breaking out the superlatives a...
Tags: Hiking, Austria, Richard, Europe Tours, Active Adventures, Mike, Cortina, Alta Badia


Steven Kruijswijk takes pink jersey as favourites struggle in Giro d’Italia

• Kruijswijk crossed second behind Esteban Chaves after sprint in Alta Badia• Vincenzo Nibali attacked on final climb of the 14th stage but was droppedThe Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk took the pink jersey following the “queen” stage of the Giro d’Italia as the favourites Vincenzo Nibali and Alejandro Valverde struggled. Esteban Chaves, a Colombian with Orica Greenedge, won the 14th leg in a three-man sprint.Chaves clocked more than six hours over the six classified climbs – including the Passo ...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Giro D'italia, Alejandro Valverde, Alta Badia, Chaves, Orica GreenEDGE, Vincenzo Nibali, Esteban Chaves, Steven Kruijswijk, Sella


10 of the best hostels and lodges … that you have to hike to

These out of the way retreats can only be reached on foot – but the reward for your efforts is a warm welcome and a chance to rest weary legs in spectacular surroundings Rifugio LagazuoiRifugio Lagazuoi is like a sentinel 2,750m above the spires and green valleys of northern Italy, offering not only panoramic views from its sprawling terrace but also the highest sauna in the Dolomites. Expect hearty local cuisine – such as polenta with roe deer – and a warm welcome from members of the Pompanin f...
Tags: Travel, Italy, Bed and breakfasts, Venice, Top 10s, Hostels, Walking Holidays, Adventure Travel, Alta Badia, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Belluno, Rifugio LagazuoiRifugio Lagazuoi, Pompanin, Mount Lagazuoi, Lake Braies