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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


In-form Schwarz leads Kristoffersen, Hirscher in WCup slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland (AP) — Continuing his career-best run of form, Marco Schwarz was fastest in the first leg of a World Cup slalom Sunday. The 23-year-old Austrian led the usual front runners Henrik Kristoffersen and Marcel Hirscher by 0.34 seconds and 0.39, respectively. Hirscher, who leads the overall and slalom standings, and Kristoffersen have combined […]
Tags: News, Sports, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Schwarz, Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Marco Schwarz, ADELBODEN Switzerland, Kristoffersen Hirscher


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


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


Yule tides to slalom win after leaders stumble

Swiss skier Daniel Yule claimed his first World Cup victory when first-run leaders Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen straddled gates in the second leg of a night slalom Saturday.
Tags: Sport, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Daniel Yule


Hirscher leads 1st run of Madonna di Campiglio slalom

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy (AP) — Aiming for his fourth win in a seven-day stretch, Marcel Hirscher led the opening run of a World Cup slalom on Saturday. Hirscher stood 0.14 seconds ahead of Norwegian rival Henrik Kristoffersen, with fellow Austrian Marco Schwarz 0.32 behind in third on the steep Canalone Miramonti course. Over the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Madonna, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Madonna di Campiglio Italy, Marco Schwarz, Canalone Miramonti


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


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


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


FIS Alpine Skiing: A Glance Back at the 2017-2018 Winter Season. Mikaela Shiffrin & Marcel Hirscher Grabs the Overall Globe

Marcel Hirscher and Mikaela Shiffrin were the biggest globe winners this season, collecting five titles between the two of them. Ladies  1st Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 1773 2nd Wendy Holdener (SUI) 1168 3rd Viktoria Rebensburg (GER) 977 Men 1st Marcel Hirscher (AUT) 1620  2nd  Henrik Kristoffersen  (NOR) 1285 3rd  Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) 886 For the second time in her career, Mikaela Shiffrin claimed the Overall World Cup title. The American mathematically clinched her Overall cr...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Skiing, Sochi, Pyeongchang 2018, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Viktoria Rebensburg, Aksel Lund Svindal, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Mikaela Shiffrin, Wendy Holdener, Adelboden, Vail Colorado


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 Wins Slalom in Kranjska Gora and takes His 7th Overall Crystal Globe

Another historic day in Kranjska Gora, with Marcel Hirscher winning the slalom and securing both the slalom and the overall globe. Henrik Kristoffersen finishes second and Ramon Zenhäusern takes the third spot on the podium.Seven in a row! Seven seasons that Marcel Hirscher skis at a level that no one ever imagined, being stable, constant and strong as only very few legends before him. With his slalom win in Kranjska Gora today, Marcel Hirscher extended his lead in overall standings to 289 poin...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Oslo, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Annemarie Moser Proell, Ingemar Stenmark, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Kranjska Gora, Ski Slovenia


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


Andre Myhrer Wins Gold in Men's Slalom

Sweden's Andre Myhrer won the men's Olympic slalom on Thursday at the age of 35, as his two main rivals dropped out of medal contention.Skiing in his fourth Games and cheered on by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Myhrer won by 0.34 seconds from Ramon Zenhaeusern of Switzerland and by 0.67 from Michael Matt of Austria.Pre-race favourite Marcel Hirscher dropped out following a bad mistake half-way through the first run, while Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen had a challenging second run."I think if...
Tags: South Korea, Sweden, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Mario, Vancouver, Norway, Pyeongchang 2018, Stockholm, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Republic of Korea, Pyeongchang


Sweden's Myhrer takes slalom as favorites flop

Sweden's Andre Myhrer took advantage after favorites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen failed to finish and won the gold medal in the men's slalom Thursday at the Pyeongchang Games.
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Pyeongchang, André Myhrer, Myhrer


Myhrer wins Olympic slalom at 35 as favorites ski out

Andre Myhrer of Sweden wins Olympic gold in men's slalom after favorites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen fail to finish the race            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Sweden, Ap, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, André Myhrer


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 gets gold again, Braaten wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher. The 28-year-old Austrian has a good chance to leave the Pyeongchang Olympics with one more. Hirscher won the men’s giant slalom Sunday , finishing in 2 minutes, 18.04 seconds, and beating Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen by 1.27 seconds — the largest victory in […]
Tags: News, Sports, Norway, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Pyeongchang South Korea, Braaten


Skier gets apology for fan snowball attack

The Austrian minister of sports has apologized to Henrik Kristoffersen, a day after the Norwegian skier had snowballs thrown at him during a race in Schladming.
Tags: Sport, Henrik Kristoffersen


Marcel Hirscher Wins Night Slalom in Schladming

The big final of the so-called slalom month January traditionally takes place at the night race in Schladming. A fantastic show, under the floodlights, with over 40’000 cheering fans; a highlight for all slalom athletes.On Sunday in Kitzbuehel, Henrik Krsitoffersen was able to beat Marcel Hirscher and end his winning streak in the last five slaloms. But the Austrian took the challenge and the dual at the highest level between these two “giants” of the slalom went on in Schaldming, with Marcel Hi...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Ski Austria, Schladming, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Night Slalom, Kitzbuehel, Daniel Yule


Alpine Skiing World Cup: Henrik Kristoffersen targeted by snowballs in Schladming

Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen reacts angrily after spectators attempt to throw snowballs at him, during his run in the men's slalom at the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Schladming, Austria.
Tags: News, Norway, Henrik Kristoffersen, Schladming


Snowball-throwing fans mar World Cup slalom

Henrik Kristoffersen finished second in Tuesday's World Cup slalom after fans threw snowballs at him during his final run. None of the snowballs hit Kristoffersen, who finished behind Marcel Hirscher.
Tags: Sport, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen


Henrik Kristoffersen targeted with snowballs during World Cup race

Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin criticises spectators after snowballs were thrown at World Cup skier Henrik Kristoffersen.
Tags: News, Henrik Kristoffersen, Mikaela Shiffrin


Henrik Kristoffersen Wins Kitzbühel Slalom

Marcel Hirscher is the measure of all things in slalom this season. Since Felix Neureuther’s victory in Levi, the six times Overall champion from Austria won all five slaloms of the calendar. His main contender Henrik Kristoffersen was never far behind though, earning six podiums out of six races this season. Today, after the first run, Kritsoffersen took the lead thanks to efficient skiing in the turny course on the Ganslernhang.In the second run, the Norwegian could hold on to his lead desp...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Levi, Tirol, Kitzbuhel, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Yule, Ivica Kostelic, Felix Neureuther, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Club 5+ Alpine Classics, International Hahnenkamm Race


Marcel Hirscher Wins Wengen Slalom

On Sunday, the tech racers take over the hill in Wengen and race a slalom on the Jungfrau / Männlichen course. Despite a record holding biography, the Austrian star had never celebrated a win on this slalom hill in the past and was looking to get even.With a +0.35 advantage over André Myhrer and +0.59 on slalom whiz Henrik Kristoffersen from the first run, Hirscher could charge the second run and ski to his 25th slalom win, claimed in 15 different resorts. This slalom win also makes it 5 in a r...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Wengen, Hirscher, Ski Paradise, André Myhrer, Hermann Maier, Marcel Hirscher Wins Wengen Slalom, Jungfrau Männlichen, Marcel Hirscher Another


Marcel Hirscher Takes 4th Slalom Victory in a Row

Simply incredible. It’s hard to describe how dominant Marcel Hirscher is in the tech disciplines at the moment. For the first time, the six-time winner of the Overall World Cup earned four slalom races in a row. Another record for the man who has now claimed 52 World Cup wins, 25 in giant slalom and 24 in slalom. This slalom win is added to the six he already had under his belt this season, and increases his lead in all the three disciplines that he is participating in (giant slalom, slalom, ove...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Zagreb, Oslo, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Michael Matt


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


Hirscher edges Kristoffersen to win WCup GS

Marcel Hirscher edged Henrik Kristoffersen for victory yet again in a World Cup giant slalom on Saturday, and rose to third on the men's all-time wins list.
Tags: Sport, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen


4th Crown for Marcel Hirscher in Zagreb

In front of 14000 cheering fans, Marcel Hirscher dominated the first slalom of the year in Zagreb/Sljeme and took home his third Snow Queen Trophy crown.  It was his 3rd slalom win in a row. The Austrian equals Alberto Tomba in third place of all time with 50 World Cup victories. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Croatia, Zagreb, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Michael Matt, 2017-2018 Winter Season, Sljeme, Medvednica, Alberto Tomba, Zagreb Sljeme