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A Glance Back to the Freeride World Tour 2019: Fieberbrunn, Austria

Fieberbrunn (Austria) is one of the most technical and challenging venues on the calendar. With the legendary “Wildseeloder” venue blanketed under blue skies and cold fresh snow, the intrepid roster of athletes wasted no time in choosing big lines and creative features hoping to finish the day standing in the winners circle. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Andorra, Arcalis, British Columbia, Canada, Fieberbrunn, Freeride World Tour, Hakuba, Japan, Kicking Horse, Vallnord, Verbier, Ski Paradise


A Glance Back to the Freeride World Tour 2019: Hakuba, Japan

FWT athletes were treated to some world-famous JAPOW at FWT19’s opening event in Hakuba, Japan. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Hakuba Japan, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, FWT


A Glance Back to the Freeride World Tour 2019: Kicking Horse Golden, British Columbia, Canada

The world’s premier line-up of freeriders arrived in Golden B.C. just in time for more fresh snow and chilly temperatures, which set-up today’s top shelf contest full of huge performances at the second stop of FWT19. Famous for its powder and steep big mountain terrain, Kicking Horse’s “Ozone” freeride venue provided the perfect theater for the 2019 world title race to complete its second chapter. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Columbia Canada, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord


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


Top 5 Crashes on the Freeride World Tour 2019

Watch the top 5 Crashes of the Freeride World Tour 2019 starring by Maude Besse, Grifen Moller, Aymar Navarro, Carl Regner, and Craig Murray. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Craig Murray, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord


Hannibal (Sölden, April 12th)

"We wanted to perform it only once – but now the glacier spectacle has become the Alpine Everyman", Ernst Lorenzi (Initiator) Today April 12th, the historical spectacle of HANNIBAL will be performed again on the giant open-air stage at Sölden's Rettenbach Glacier. The performance of "HANNIBAL – The Crossing of the Alps" is all about the historical facts of the Second Punic War and its protagonist Hannibal, who is described in a biographical way with all modern theater settings on a really in...
Tags: Events, Sport, Rome, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Alps, Gibraltar, Red Bull, Tirol, Hannibal, Mediterranean, Solden, Tunis, Bengal, Dietrich Mateschitz


Top 5 Cliffs on the Freeride World Tour 2019

Watch the top 5 Cliffs of the Freeride World Tour 2019 starring by Jaclyn Paaso, Gigi Rüf, Yan Rausis, Mickael Bimboes, and Kristofer Turdell. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, Kristofer Turdell, Jaclyn Paaso Gigi Rüf Yan Rausis Mickael Bimboes


Top 5 Backflips on the Freeride World Tour 2019

Watch the top 5 Backflips of the Freeride World Tour 2019 starring by Mickael Bimboes, Davey Baird, Hedvig Wessel, Markus Eder, and Wadeck Gorak. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, Wadeck Gorak


Top 5 Tricks on the Freeride World Tour 2019

Top 5 Tricks, starring by 4 of the Freeride World Tour riders: Craig Murray (2), Travis Rice, Tanner Hall, and Markus Eder. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Craig Murray, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, Markus Eder


37th Allalin-Races in Saas-Fee

On April 5 - 6, the 37th edition of the Allalin Races will take place in Saas-Fee. The Allalin Races are the highest glacier races in the world and thus, a one-of-a-kind experience.The nine kilometers long run overcomes 1800m of altitude and participants reach around 140km/h.The Allalin Races in Saas-Fee belong to the 3 most popular amateur downhill races in Switzerland. The “Super Drei” amateur downhill series consists of the three races Belalp-Hexe, the Inferno Mürren, and the Allalin Races Sa...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Downhill, Ski Paradise, Allalin Race, Allalin Rennen, Free Republic of Holidays, Glacier Bike Downhill, Ice Climbing World Cup, Migros Grand Prix, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saastal, Allalin Races, Super Drei


Snowboard Women. Winning Run Marion Haerty. Freeride World Tour 2019. Xtreme Verbier

Marion Haerty (FRA) put down the run of her life including a massive 360 and a technical double drop to add a record fourth win to the season. With the 2019 FWT Title already secured she came here hungry to take home the Verbier crown. What an extraordinary season with an unprecedented ‘perfect’ 4 wins, including a victory here at the iconic Bec des Rosses, and adding a second FWT title to her 2017 crown. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, Marion Haerty, Bec des Rosses


Snowboard Men. Winning Run Jonathan Penfield. Freeride World Tour 2019. Xtreme Verbier

Jonathan Penfield (USA- 1st Place) set the category on fire with a dazzling show of big mountain snowboarding. The first rider out of the gates he linked together a series of huge airs including a backside 360. Entering more exposure he calmly sent his way over another cliff and capitalized on his fluidity score. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, Jonathan Penfield, Jonathan Penfield USA


Ski Men. Winning Run Wadeck Gorak. Freeride World Tour 2019. Xtreme Verbier

Wadeck Gorak (FRA- 1stPlace) wowed the judges with an impressive line on his first time on the Bec. Wadeck cruised down the central couloir before hurling himself off the daunting Hollywood cliff. Showing us his control he linked this into another big cliff and a massive backflip to finish and claim his maiden FWT victory. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Hollywood, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, Wadeck Gorak


Ski Women. Winning Run Elisabeth Gerritzen. Freeride World Tour 2019. Xtreme Verbier

Hometown hero Elisabeth Gerritzen (SUI) delivered the goods today showing us her control and style in big, exposed terrain. Fearlessly sending her first cliff deep she managed to hold her line and link it into a huge mandatory air. The excitement didn’t finish there with Elisabeth stomping another huge air and straight-lining it home all the way to victory. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Japan, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, Elisabeth, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise, Arcalis, Freeride World Tour, Vallnord, Elisabeth Gerritzen


Freeride World Tour Champions Crowned at the Xtreme Verbier

The world’s best Freeriders went huge on Verbier’s mighty Bec des Rosses, leaving nothing on the line. Ski Men Wadeck Gorak (FRA- 1stPlace) wowed the judges with an impressive line on his first time on the Bec. Wadeck cruised down the central couloir before hurling himself off the daunting Hollywood cliff. Showing us his control he linked this into another big cliff and a massive backflip to finish and claim his maiden FWT victory. 2017 FWT champion Leo Slemett (FRA- 2nd Place) stomped a huge...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Hollywood, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Leo, Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Andorra, Verbier, BEC, Elisabeth, Fieberbrunn, Hakuba, Ski Paradise


Freeride World Champions To Be Crowned in Verbier, Switzerland

The Freeride World Tour 2019 Final will be held in Verbier, at the Xtreme Verbier on the Bec Des Rosses venue on Saturday, March 23rd for the 24th edition.Three world title races and the most prestigious winners circle in competitive freeride is on the mind of every athlete who qualified for the Xtreme Verbier earlier this month in Ordino Arcalis Andorra. The world’s best prepare to descend Verbier’s legendary Bec des Rosses in what is sure to be an epic Grand Finale. While Marion Haerty’s (FRA)...
Tags: Andorra, Arcalis, British Columbia, Canada, Fieberbrunn, Freeride World Tour, Hakuba, Japan, Kicking Horse, Ordino, Vallnord, Verbier, Ski Paradise


Wrap Up of the Soldeu El Tarter 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals

The Finals held at Soldeu El Tarter (Andorra) ended on Sunday with the Men's Slalom and the Ladies' Giant Slalom on the slope Avet in Soldeu, with 6,000 spectators watching from the stands, the finish line, the sides of the field and the terraces of the hotels. After seven intense days of training and races on the Àliga piste in El Tarter and the Avet piste in Soldeu, side events and ceremonies, now is time to take a look back at the FIS Ski World Cup Finals Andorra 2019.  The resort receiv...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Skiing, Fis, Andorra, Lewis, International Ski Federation FIS, Markus Waldner, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Grandvalira, Organising Committee, Jordi Pujol, Soldeu, 2018-2019 Winter Season


Saas-Fee Joins the Magic Pass

From the 2019-2020 winter season, the Saas-Fee and Saas-Almagell ski resorts will be included in the Magic Pass. The previous "knock-out deal" with the WinterCARD will end at the end of the 2018/19 season. For the next season, you can buy The Magic Pass, a ski pass that gives you unlimited access to the cable cars in more than 30 ski resorts with 1,200 km of pistes, 15 snow parks, 100 mountain restaurants and breathtaking panoramas in the cantons of Berne, Valais, Fribourg, Vaud and Neuchât...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Neuchâtel, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saas-Fee Tourism, Winter Card, Magic Pass, Berne Valais Fribourg Vaud


16th Glacier Bike Downhill Race in Saas-Fee

Next Saturday, March 16th, 2019 the 16th annual Glacier Downhill Bike Race will be held in Saas-Fee. This is no usual ride over hill and dale. Rather this race goes over ice and snow down to the glacier village. The riders will start en mass at 3’500m. During the first half of the race, enthralling fights are guaranteed to ensure the lead position. It’s a race without spikes and of high velocity, with riders reaching speeds of 144 km/h.The mass start is on the Mittelallalin station at an altitu...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Valley, Ski Paradise, Allalin Race, Allalin Rennen, Free Republic of Holidays, Glacier Bike Downhill, Ice Climbing World Cup, Migros Grand Prix, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saastal, Mittelallalin, Morenia


Clement Noel Wins Last World Cup Slalom in Soldeu

The races at the World Cup Finals in Grandvalira Soldeu El Tarter went into the last round and the victory goes in the Slalom Race to Clement Noel of France.The French rising star finished a strong slalom season, winning today's race by 0.18 over Manuel Feller. Switzerland’s Daniel Yule finished third, 0.83 seconds back from Noel’s combined time of 1:48.96. Their collective finishes brought them to a draw in the slalom points, both finishing the season with 551 total World Cup points. Given Noel...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Andorra, Noël, Yule, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Grandvalira, Soldeu, Daniel Yule, Manuel Feller, 2018-2019 Winter Season, SoldeuElTarterWCF19


Mikaela Shiffrin Closes the World Cup Season with a New Victory

Mikaela Shiffrin finished the most successful World Cup season in history on Sunday at Grandvalira Soldeu - El Tarter (AND) by claiming her 60th career victory in the ladies' slalom. She completed the 2018/19 winter by collecting her third consecutive Overall Crystal Globe, sixth slalom globe, first super-G globe, and first giant slalom globe.Despite having the GS globe secured by a guaranteed second or third-place finish by Petra Vlhova, Shiffrin still skied the second run with full intensity a...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, New Zealand, Andorra, Mikaela Shiffrin, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Grandvalira, Tessa Worley, Overall Crystal Globe, 2018-2019 Winter Season, SoldeuElTarterWCF19, 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals, Soldeu-El Tarter


Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Race and Grabs the Slalom Crystal Globe

Mikaela Shiffrin had already secured the crystal Globe of the Slalom discipline, but she wanted to continue enlarging her legend with the Avet track as the stage. He has managed to climb to the top of the podium of the race and thus add his victory number 59 in the World Cup. Only this season he has achieved 16 victories. Shiffrin picked up her 40th World Cup victory in the discipline. The result matches her with Ingemar Stenmark for the most World Cup slalom wins of all-time.The second positio...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Andorra, Ingemar Stenmark, Mikaela Shiffrin, Wendy Holdener, Shiffrin, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Petra Vlhova, Grandvalira, Slalom Crystal Globe, 2018-2019 Winter Season, SoldeuElTarterWCF19, 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals


Alexis Pinturault Wins Last GS of the Season in Soldeu

An exciting Giant Slalom season came to an end today in Soldeu El Tarter, where Alexis Pinturault won the race and Marcel Hirscher collected the Crystal Globe. The Austrian champion finished 6th of today's race, but he had already clinched the discipline globe earlier in the season. Three wins in Val d'Isère, Alta Badia and Adelboden and three 6th places as his worst results. That's the pace and the consistency showed this season. The Olympic champion and silver medalist of the World Championsh...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Andorra, Marcel Hirscher, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Alexis Pinturault, Grandvalira, Soldeu, Crystal Globe, 2018-2019 Winter Season, SoldeuElTarterWCF19, 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals, Soldeu El Tarter


Switzerland Wins Alpine Team Event

Today at the Audi FIS World Cup Season Finals in Soldeu El Tarter (Andorra), there was no talk of globes and titles as the athletes took a break from securing World Cup discipline points to take part in the Nation’s Team Event.The winning team of Aline Danioth, Wendy Holdener, Daniel Yule and Ramon Zenhaeusern topped Sweden, Germany, and Norway en route to the first-place finish.Germany met Canada in the small final and took the third place thanks to a young and dynamic team. The team event has...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Switzerland, Norway, Audi, Andorra, Pyeongchang, Sweden Germany, Wendy Holdener, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Grandvalira, Ramon Zenhaeusern


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


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

The Women's Technical Events (Slalom and Giant Slalom) will be held in the Avet Slope in Soldeu. Programme Saturday 16/03/2019 Slalom First Run: 10:30 / Second Run: 13:15  Sunday 17/03/2019 GS First Run: 9:30 / Second Run: 12:15 Slalom Preview Mikaela Shiffrin has already secured the Ladies' Slalom Crystal Globe, her sixth in this discipline. Shiffrin has won 15 World Cup races this season, beaten the all-time record for most in a season set by Vreni Schneider in 1988-1989.Mikaela Shif...
Tags: Usa, US, Sport, United States, Skiing, Switzerland, Slovakia, Andorra, Vonn, Ingemar Stenmark, Mikaela Shiffrin, Frida Hansdotter, Wendy Holdener, Worley, Shiffrin, Vlhova


Switzerland Wins Team Event

Today at the Audi FIS World Cup Season Finals in Meribel (FRA), there was no talk of globes and titles as the athletes took a break from securing World Cup discipline points to take part in the Nation’s Team Event.The winning team of Aline Danioth, Wendy Holdener, Daniel Yule and Ramon Zenhaeusern topped Sweden, Germany, and Norway en route to the first-place finish.Germany met Canada in the small final and took the third place thanks to a young and dynamic team. The team event has been held at ...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Canada, Skiing, Switzerland, Norway, Audi, Andorra, Pyeongchang, Sweden Germany, Wendy Holdener, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Grandvalira, Ramon Zenhaeusern


Viktoria Rebensburg Wins Last Super-G of the Season. Shiffrin Grabs the Crystal Globe

The winner of the race Today was Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg (1:23.91). In second place was Austria’s Tamara Tippler (1:24.06) and in third place Italy’s Federica Brignone (1:24.25).Rebensburg was very happy with her victory, which has helped her to get over her disappointment at coming second in yesterday’s Downhill race. "I've come second many times this winter and finally, in the last race of the season, I’ve come first", she celebrated. The German said she feels “very at ease in Andorra”,...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Viktoria Rebensburg, Tina Weirather, SG, Mikaela Shiffrin, Shiffrin, Federica Brignone, Rebensburg, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise


Dominik Paris Wins Super-G Race and Crystal Globe

The tension was high today and the athletes were nervous as the last Super-G World Cup of the season would decide on who’s walking away with the Crystal Globe. The Aliga Course in Soldeu El Tarter offered the perfect stage for this fight, where Dominik Paris emerged victorious.Dominik Paris, Vincent Kriechmayr, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, Kjetil Jansrud, Matthias Mayer and Mauro Caviezel were all in contention for the win and all started the day, knowing that winning the race is the best way to ...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Andorra, Lake Louise, Bormio, Beaver Creek, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Grandvalira, Kitzbuehel, Vincent Kriechmayr, Dominik Paris, Soldeu, Crystal Globe, Mauro Caviezel


Soldeu El Tarter 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals. Men and Ladies Super-G Preview

Thursday 14/03/2019  10:30 SG Ladies12:00 SG MenPreview Women Super-GMikaela Shiffrin (300), Tina Weirather (268), and Nicole Schmidhofer (253) are the three women still in contention for the Super-G Crystal Globe.Mikaela Shiffrin will celebrate her 24th birthday during the Grandvalira World Cup Finals. Last December, she became the youngest skier ever to win 50 World Cup races among all of the events, and the eighth athlete to do so in history. This season, she dominates the overall rankings...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Paris, Switzerland, Norway, Lindsey Vonn, Andorra, Aksel Lund Svindal, Vonn, Cortina, Tina Weirather, Kjetil Jansrud, Mikaela Shiffrin, Garmisch, Matthias Mayer, Jansrud