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79 International Hahnenkamm Race (Kitzbühel, Tirol, Austria)

The 79 International Hahnenkamm Race is one of the highlights of the ski racing season. From Friday 25th until Sunday 27th, January 2019 Kitzbühel will host three events of the Men's Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Super G, the famous Downhill on the Streif one of the most demanding runs of the FIS downhill calendar, and a Slalom. With a total prize money purse of 550,000 Euros and nearly 80,000 spectators expected during the weekend, the Hahnenkanmm races are by known as the most prestigious du...
Tags: Sport, Cnn, Austria, Skiing, Monaco, Audi, Tirol, Fis, Kitzbuhel, Downhill, Streif, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Club 5+ Alpine Classics, Gerald Salmina, International Hahnenkamm Race


Clement Noel Wins Wengen Slalom

France’s Clement Noel is having a great start to 2019. After earning his first career podium, taking second place in last week’s Adelboden slalom, he followed up with his first career victory today in the Wengen slalom, relegating the Austrian duo of Manuel Feller and Marcel Hirscher to the lower steps on the podium.The 21-year-old Frenchman led the field after the first run 0.47 ahead of Feller. Hirscher had an uncharacteristic showing in the first run, ending nearly a second off the winning...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Audi, Fis, Noël, Marcel Hirscher, Wengen, Hirscher, Grindelwald, Feller, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region


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


Vincent Kriechmayr Wins the ‪Lauberhorn‬ ‪Downhill‬ in Wengen

Austrian Vincent Kriechmayr played the role of the spoiler in today’s downhill race in Wengen (SUI), edging Swiss hero Beat Feuz by a mere 0.14 seconds to claim his first downhill victory of the 2018-19 Audi FIS World Cup season.Third place went to Norway’s Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, who continued to build his reputation as the up-and-coming Attacking Viking. Coming down with bib 17, he finished just 0.26 off the winning pace, knocking teammate Aksel Lund Svindal off the podium and into fourth pla...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Norway, Audi, Fis, Downhill, Aksel Lund Svindal, Wengen, Feuz, Grindelwald, Kilde, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region, Ski Paradise


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


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


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


Mikaela Shiffrin Wins World Cup Giant Slalom in Kronplatz

After finishing fifth in 2017 and failing to complete the first run in 2018 at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Kronplatz (ITA), American Mikaela Shiffrin proved that the third time was the charm on Tuesday as she claimed a decisive 1.21-second victory over Tessa Worley of France. It was Shiffrin's first win at the Italian resort, and she was thoroughly pleased to have finally mastered the demanding Erta slope.Tessa Worley gave the closest challenge in order to collect her third podium in the past thr...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Fis, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ski Italy, Worley, Shiffrin, Federica Brignone, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Giant Slalom, Audi FIS, Tessa Worley, Marta Bassino, Kronplatz


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


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


4th Crown for Mikaela Shiffrin in Zagreb

Mikaela Shiffrin was in a league of her own today as she clocked the fastest time in Zagreb and won the race by 1.25 seconds ahead of Petra Vlhova (second after skiing the fastest second run). In third place today came Wendy Holdener by finishing 1.75 seconds behind the winner Shiffrin.Mikaela Shiffrin has been almost unbeatable, winning the five slalom races of the season. Her confidence is so big at the moment, which allows her to ski very aggressive and faster than everyone else. She just re...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Croatia, Zagreb, Oslo, Mikaela Shiffrin, Wendy Holdener, Shiffrin, Vlhova, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Petra Vlhova, Slalom, Sljeme, Medvednica


Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Continues in Zagreb

Next weekend, the first one of the new year, the world’s top male and female skiers will gather in Zagreb for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup "Snow Queen Trophy" 2019 races, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday, 5 and 6 January 2019, respectively. Sljeme's "Crveni spust" Slalom course in Zagreb is ready for the Ladies and Men's races. The Snow Queen Trophy races have been taking place since 2005. That year the Croatian Ski Association (HSS) organized the first ladies’ World Cup slalom race, t...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Croatia, Audi, Fis, Zagreb, Marcel Hirscher, Mikaela Shiffrin, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Sljeme, Medvednica, Vip Snow Queen Trophy, 2018-2019 Winter Season, Croatian Ski Association HSS, Zagreb Ski Area


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


Petra Vlhova Wins World Cup GS in Semmering

Petra Vlhova wrote history for Slovakia on Friday by winning the Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom race in Semmering (AUT) as an underdog for the victory. It was the first World Cup podium and win in giant slalom for a skier from Slovakia, male or female, and fans traveled from nearby Bratislava to cheer on Vlhova. It was also the first podium and victory in giant slalom for the skier who regularly challenges for wins in slalom.Vlhova was noticeably emotional after the win which she secured...
Tags: France, Germany, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Slovakia, Bratislava, Viktoria Rebensburg, Mikaela Shiffrin, Vlhova, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Petra Vlhova, Giant Slalom, Tessa Worley, Ragnhild Mowinckel


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


Mikaela Shiffrin Sets a New Record in the Slalom World Cup

With her 36th career World Cup victory in slalom at Semmering (AUT) on Saturday, Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. passed Austrian Marlies Schild in the history books to become the most successful female slalom skier of all time. She also became the first World Cup skier, male or female, to win 15 World Cup races in a single calendar year (2018). Shiffrin came into the weekend tied with Marcel Hirscher of Austria with 14 wins in 2018 after both passed the previous record holder, Sweden’s Ingemar Ste...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Slovakia, Marcel Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, Mikaela Shiffrin, Frida Hansdotter, Wendy Holdener, Shiffrin, Vlhova, Marlies Schild, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise


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


Daniel Yule Wins Last Slalom of 2018 in Madonna di Campiglio

Madonna di Campiglio is the oldest Italian World Cup venue, as they hold a Slalom in 1966/67, the year of the foundation of the World Cup. More than 50 years later, the event is still running and attracting thousands of people for the traditional night race on 22nd of December. Today the night Slalom in Madonna di Campiglio delivered a surprising podium, with Daniel Yule claiming the first victory in career and the two Austrians Marco Schwarz and Michael Matt rounding out the podium. After the ...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Fis, Madonna Di Campiglio, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Schladming, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Kitzbuehel, Marco Schwarz, Michael Matt


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