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Wrap of the 2018-2019 Alpine World Cup Season: Mikaela Shiffrin & Marcel Hirscher Grabs the Overall Globe

After 76 World Cup Races in 32 venues and 17 different countries, the World Cup season came to an end at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals in Soldeu El Tarter (Andorra). Ladies  1st Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 2204 2nd Petra Vlhova (SVK) 1355 3rd Wendy Holdener (SUI) 1079 Men 1st Marcel Hirscher (AUT) 1546  2nd Alexis Pinturault (FRA) 1145 3rd Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) 1047 For the third time in her career, Mikaela Shiffrin claimed the Overall World Cup title. Thanks to improved skills i...
Tags: Sport, United States, Skiing, Lindsey Vonn, Sochi, Fis, Andorra, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Vonn, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety, Schladming


Soldeu El Tarter 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals. Men's Giant Slalom and Slalom Preview

Tomorrow the Competition moves to Soldeu to the Avet Piste for the Technical Events. In 2012 it was chosen to host the races for the Ladies Alpine Ski World Cup. For the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup finals, the finish area has been modified with an incredible skiable platform at the bottom of the Avet course and the town of Soldeu.It is 1.259 meters long (GS course) / 571 (SL), with a vertical drop of 416 (GS) / 193 (SL) meters and an average gradient of 37% and a maximum gradient of 70%.The co...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Lindsey Vonn, ARE, Andorra, Zagreb, Kitzbuhel, Bansko, Meribel, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Wengen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark


Ramon Zenhaeusern Wins Slalom in Kranjska Gora

One year after claiming his first World Cup slalom podium here in Kransjka Gora, Ramon Zenhaeusern takes the win in today's slalom. Henrik Kristoffersen and Marcel Hirscher complete the podium.The Vitranc Cup concluded today with a slalom on Podkoren. With no less than seven former Kranjska Gora slalom winners (Hirscher, Matt, Kristoffersen, Neureuther, Myhrer, Lizeroux, Moelgg) at the start, the fight promised to be very exciting, but it’s another athlete who ended up at the very top of the pod...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Lindsey Vonn, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Kranjska Gora, Vitranc Cup, Kransjka Gora, Daniel Yule, Ramon Zenhäusen


Henrik Kristoffersen Wins Giant Slalom in Kranjska Gora

n is crushing it in Giant Slalom at the moment, as he took his third straight win today in Kransjska Gora ahead of his teammate Rasmus Windingstad and Switzerland's Marco Odermatt. Both scoring their maiden World Cup podium.The day started with a two hours delay due to fog in the upper part of the Podkoren course in Kranjska Gora, but the skies cleared up and today’s race could take place under great conditions.At the moment, Henrik Kristoffersen is the benchmark in Giant Slalom. After his win a...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Bansko, Henrik Kristoffersen, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Kranjska Gora, Vitranc Cup, Podkoren, 2018-2019 Winter Season, Marco Odermatt, Rasmus Windingstad, Kransjska Gora


Kristoffersen leads slalom, Hirscher close to overall title

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen built a big lead in the opening run of a men’s World Cup slalom on Sunday, a day after he won a giant slalom on the same hill. On a weakened course after days of mild temperatures and rain, the Norwegian led Manfred Moelgg of Italy by 0.57 […]
Tags: News, Italy, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, KRANJSKA GORA Slovenia, Manfred Moelgg


Kristoffersen leads World Cup GS after 1st run, Hirscher 4th

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen continued his strong form in giant slalom on Saturday, leading the penultimate men’s World Cup race of the season after the first run. The world champion was 0.27 seconds faster than Alexis Pinturault of France and 0.32 ahead of fellow Norwegian Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen. Marcel Hirscher trailed by […]
Tags: News, France, Sports, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Alexis Pinturault, KRANJSKA GORA Slovenia, Leif Kristian Nestvold Haugen Marcel Hirscher


Kristoffersen wins giant slalom, Hirscher the title

World champion Henrik Kristoffersen won the third-to-last World Cup giant slalom of the season Sunday but failed to prevent Marcel Hirscher from locking up the season-long title in the discipline.
Tags: Sport, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen


Kristoffersen Wins Bansko Giant Slalom Race, Hirscher Takes Crystal Globe

In Åre Henrik Kristoffersen found his way back to the top of the podium earning his first World Championship medal ahead of his main contender: Marcel Hirscher. A few days after in Bansko Kristoffersen again top the podium  +0.04 sec. ahead of Hirscher. Thomas Fanara of France finished in third place (+0.39). Henrik Kristoffersen only World Cup victory in the Giant Slalom came in Méribel on 21 March 2015 despite he has claimed 16 World Cup podiums in the discipline.  Until today, Marcel Hirsc...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Bulgaria, Lindsey Vonn, Bansko, Meribel, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, St Moritz, Ted Ligety, Alta Badia, Thomas Fanara, Adelboden


Kristoffersen wins GS but Hirscher secures World Cup title

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — World champion Henrik Kristoffersen won the third-to-last World Cup giant slalom of the season Sunday but failed to prevent Marcel Hirscher from locking up the season-long title in the discipline. Hirscher led Kristoffersen by 0.22 seconds after the opening run but he posted only the 12th-fastest time in the final run […]
Tags: News, Sports, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Bansko Bulgaria


Henrik Kristoffersen Wins Giant Slalom Gold in Åre 2019

Henrik Kristoffersen found his way back to the top of the podium and he chose one of the most important races of the season to do so, earning his first World Championship medal ahead of his main contenders in giant slalom: Marcel Hirscher and Alexis Pinturault.The World Ski Championships in Åre was the stage of a very exciting giant slalom race, where the best athletes of the season battled hard to claim the medals. The winning trio is used to podium placements, as all three stood together on a ...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Skiing, Fis, ARE, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, St Moritz, World Championships, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Kitzbuehel, Pinturault


Henrik Kristoffersen wins giant slalom gold at 2019 World Championships

Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen wins the gold medal in the giant slalom at the 2019 World Championships, clinching the top spot by just 0.20 seconds.
Tags: News, Norway, Henrik Kristoffersen


Marcel Hirscher bags silver as Henrik Kristoffersen wins world title

Marcel Hirscher has to settle for silver as long-time rival Henrik Kristoffersen wins skiing's giant slalom world title in Sweden.
Tags: Cnn, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen


Marcel Hirscher Wins Night Slalom in Schladming

The Night Race in Schladming is a unique experience. Over 45’000 fans are cheering for the best slalom athletes in the World and pushing them down the steep Planai course. This year, Marcel Hirscher earned a third World Cup win in Schladming, over a second over his contenders Alexis Pinturault and Daniel Yule.The young guns were challenging him lately. Starting with Henrik Kristoffersen, his longtime rival, but also within his own team with Marco Schwarz or with Clement Noel the French prodigy. ...
Tags: Time, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Ski Austria, Schladming, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Slalom, Alexis Pinturault, Night Slalom, Kitzbuehel


Winless for 1 year: Kristoffersen longs for slalom success

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen’s wait for his 17th World Cup victory reached the one-year mark on Saturday. And with new rivals appearing at the front alongside his eternal nemesis Marcel Hirscher, it doesn’t get easier for the Norwegian to end his drought. Kristoffersen finished fourth on Saturday in the Hahnenkamm slalom, the race […]
Tags: News, Sports, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Kitzbuehel Austria


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


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