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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


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


Marketing Trophy for Saas-Fee Winter Card Campaign

MARKETINGTAG Known as the "Oscar" of the Swiss marketing scene, the Marketing Trophy honors the most creative ideas and most successful marketing projects of the past year. Nominated for the trophy this time were eight projects, from which the jury has now chosen the winners.The "Oscar" of the Swiss marketing world was awarded on March 6, 2018, as part of Marketing Day 18 at KKL Lucerne. The Swiss Marketing Association traditionally awards the prize to Switzerland's most innovative and successf...
Tags: Crowdfunding, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Glacier Skiing, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saas Valley, Saas-Fee Tourism, Winter Card, 2017-2018 Winter Season, KKL Lucerne The Swiss Marketing Association, Sven Reinecke


Petra Vlhova Wins Lenzerheide Slalom

The final ladies' slalom race before the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games seemed all but locked up by Mikaela Shiffrin, winner of the first run when she held more than a one-second lead at the final intermediate of the second run. Surprisingly, the American got kicked onto her heels on the last pitch in Lenzerheide, tried her best to recover through the final hairpin, but ultimately missed the fourth to last gate on the course.Slovakia's Petra Vlhova, winner of the opening slalom race of...
Tags: Sweden, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Slovakia, Levi, Lenzerheide, Pyeongchang, Mikaela Shiffrin, Frida Hansdotter, Wendy Holdener, Vlhova, Ski Switzerland, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Petra Vlhova


Wendy Holdener Takes Victory in Lenzerheide Alpine Combined

Wendy Holdener of Switzerland, the defending alpine combined world champion, has been gunning for a victory all season with five podiums but no first place results until the tour rolled into Lenzerheide. In front of the Swiss crowd, Holdener claimed her first win of the 2017/18 winter with a blazing slalom run following a commendable finish in the super-G.Holdener bested Marta Bassino by 1.55 seconds as the Italian, who has three GS podiums on her resume, secured her first ever alpine combine...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Slovenia, Audi, Lenzerheide, Holdener, Wendy Holdener, Ski Switzerland, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Combined, Super G, G Holdener, Marta Bassino, Bassino


Tessa Worley Wins Lenzerheide Giant Slalom

Tessa Worley secured her first win of the 2017/18 season after finishing in second place three times earlier this winter. The Frenchwoman powered down a challenging giant slalom slope in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, capitalizing on a solid first-run lead to take the win ahead of Germany's Viktoria Rebensburg.A steep upper pitch and difficult fallaways further down made the slope particularly tough for the world's best GS skiers. With 18 athletes failing to finish the first run and two more skiin...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Slovenia, Lenzerheide, Viktoria Rebensburg, Ski Switzerland, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Giant Slalom, Lenzerheide Switzerland, Lienz Austria, Tessa Worley, 2017-2018 Winter Season, Meta Hrovat


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


Saas-Fee Keeps Traveling on the Innovation Path With the WinterCARD Gold

In December of 2016, Saas-Fee revolutionized the ski industry in Switzerland.With more than 75,000 orders, Saas-Fee carried out the most successful crowdfunding project in Europe. Based on the principle of crowdfunding, the popular alpine resort of Saas-Fee launched, at the end of October 2016, the low-cost season passes deal.Thanks to the successful campaign, the Saas valley generated a plus of 15 %, the largest increase in overnight stays in all of Switzerland. From this winter season on, the ...
Tags: Europe, Crowdfunding, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Glacier Skiing, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saas Valley, Saas-Fee Tourism, Winter Card, 2017-2018 Winter Season, Hohsaas


Where To Ski in The Alps in July?

Switzerland Saas-Fee  in Switzerland is scheduled to open for summer skiing in less than two weeks, on July 15. Skiing in Saas-Fee in summer is an amazing experience and not just because of the pleasant temperatures and 20 km of diverse glacier pistes. You might also spot national and international sports teams training at the summer skiing area. Zermatt.  Zermatt has a whopping 21 km of summer skiing on its Theodul Glacier accessed by the Klein Matterhorn cable car. Zerma...
Tags: Europe, France, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Switzerland, Alps, Val D'isere, Zermatt, Summer Skiing, Val, Ski Austria, Hintertux, Ski Italy, Tignes


Saas-Fee Ski Season Opening Weekend 2017

On July 15 and 16, the Free Republic of Holidays Saas-Fee opens its summer ski resort featuring 20 km of expertly groomed slopes and one of the best summer Freestyle Parks in Europe. Skiing in Saas-Fee in summer is an amazing experience and not just because of the pleasant temperatures and the glacier pistes. You might also spot national and internationalsports teams training at the summer skiing area. Saas-Fee is the perfect training playground for professional skiers and snowboarders. Every...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Summer Skiing, Glacier Skiing, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saastal, Saas Valley, Saas-Fee Tourism, Skiing in July, Europe Skiing, Austria Germany Italy France


Virgin Skiing in Saas-Fee

"Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk", William Arthur Ward" Una publicación compartida de Ski Paradise Raúl Revuelta (@skiparadise) el 28 de Feb de 2017 a la(s) 9:23 PST WinterCard owners in Saas-Fee can now enjoy an exclusive Virgin Skiing experience twice a week. The first rays of sunlight cast a magical light over the mountains, untouched snow generously covering their peaks and slopes. When the day is still young and no sound ...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Glacier Skiing, John Ruskin, William Arthur Ward, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, 2016-2017 Winter Season, Saas Valley, Saas-Fee Tourism, Virgin Skiing, Winter Card


Henrik Kristoffersen Wins World Cup Slalom in Adelboden

The slalom season is in full swing in January, with the 5th race of the season being held on the traditional Chuenisbärgli in Adelboden. Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen took his second slalom win in a row at the venue with a combined time of 1:54.87 seconds. Italy’s Manfred Moelgg continued his strong slalom skiing this season, landing in second place, albeit a massive 1.83 seconds behind the Norwegian. Austria’s Marcel Hirscher fought his way to a third-place finish, 2.19 seconds off the pace....
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Switzerland, Fis, Zagreb, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing


Alexis Pinturault Wins World Cup GS in Adelboden

The legendary Chuenisbärgli has a new champion! Alexis Pinturault won the Giant Slalom in Adelboden, after a very exciting second run where he beat out his main challenger Marcel Hirscher by +0.04 and Austria’s Philipp Schoerghofer who ended the day 1.94 seconds off of the pace.With his 19 World Cup wins, Alexis Pinturault definitively surpassed Jean-Claude Killy’s French record today. The skier from Courchevel had a +0.70 margin from the first run, but he had to push hard and ski at the limi...
Tags: Sport, Austria, Skiing, Switzerland, Courchevel, Fis, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Giant Slalom


WinterCard Saas-Fee. The Mega-deal is Already a Reality!

With over 75,000 orders, Saas-Fee have run the most successful crowdfunding project in Europe. Based on the crowdfunding principle, the popular alpine resort of Saas-Fee launched, at the end of October, the low-cost season passes deal. Until November 27th winter sports fans can book their discount WinterCard Saas-Fee online at we-make-it-happen.ch: One-year season pass for just CHF 222Three-year season pass for just CHF 622Fifteen-year season pass for just CHF 2,999The offer is an 80 perce...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Skiing, Glacier Skiing, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen


Crowdfunding and Ski Resorts: WinterCard Saas-Fee

Based on the crowdfunding principle, the popular alpine resort of Saas-Fee will offer the low-cost season passes only if enough people reserve them in advance.From now until November 27th winter sports fans can book their discount WinterCard Saas-Fee online at we-make-it-happen.ch.If 99,999 skiers and snowboarders order a season pass before 27 November 2016, Saas-Fee will offer the following mega-deal:One-year season pass for just CHF 222Three-year season pass for just CHF 622Fifteen-year sea...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Glacier Skiing, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Saas Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saastal, Mischabel


Saas-Fee Ski Season Opening Weekend 2016

Ski Season kicks-off in Saas-Fee under bluebird skies and the best conditions!  Skiing in Saas-Fee in summer is an amazing experience and not just because of the pleasant temperatures and 20 km of diverse glacier pistes. You might also spot national and internationalsports teams training at the summer skiing area.

 Saas-Fee is the perfect training playground for professional skiers and snowboarders. Every year National Teams and pros come to Saas-Fee to enjoy the perfect conditions of the gl...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Summer Skiing, Glacier Skiing, Valais, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Saas-Fee, Saas-Fee Bergbahnen, Saastal


Where To Ski in The Alps in July?

PmaxGThumb.place({key: "960000725", timestamp: "2016-07-04 10:30:00"}); Switzerland Saas-Fee in Switzerland is scheduled to open for summer skiing in less than two weeks, on July 16. Skiing in Saas-Fee in summer is an amazing experience and not just because of the pleasant temperatures and 20 km of diverse glacier pistes. You might also spot national and international sports teams training at the summer skiing area.

 Zermatt. Zermatt has a whopping 21 km of summer skiing on its Theodul Glac...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Switzerland, Alps, Val D'isere, Zermatt, Summer Skiing, Val, Ski Austria, Hintertux, Ski Italy, Tignes, Ski Switzerland


Where To Ski in The Alps in June?

Although the choice of ski areas open in the Alps at the start of June is limited to just five areas – the Dachstein (which currently has a base of 270 cm), Kaprun and Hintertux glaciers in Austria, Zermatt in Switzerland and Passo Stelvio in Italy; that will all change in a few weeks’ time when 4 more areas are scheduled to open for summer skiing and snowboarding. These include French resorts Les 2 Alpes, Tignes and Val d’Isere. In Italy Cervinia re-open on June 25.AustriaDachstein. The Dachst...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Switzerland, Alps, Val D'isere, Zermatt, Summer Skiing, Val, the Alps, Ski Austria, Hintertux, Ski Italy, Ramsau


Enjoy SWISS Business Exclusive services For Much Less

Since last summer SWISS is offering a new fare concept for its European network. The new concept apply to all European services from Zurich and Geneva, and is specifically tailored to the needs of travellers today. The choice of three types of fare in Economy Class, along with the Business Class fare, offers customers more transparency and more travel options, as they can now select precisely the fare that meets their individual needs and pay just for the services they actually require. N...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Moscow, Geneva, Basel, Zurich, Valencia, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Group, Madrid Barcelona, Barcelona Madrid, Ski Switzerland, Austrian Airlines, Ski Paradise, Swiss


Wendy Holdener Takes Victory in Lenzerheide and the Alpine Combined Globe

It was a dream day for Switzerland as the Alpine nation saw Wendy Holdener ski to her second career victory, topping the field by a convincing 0.46 margin in the third alpine combined race of the season. Putting the exclamation mark on the banner day was Lara Gut’s third-place finish which lifted her to the 2015/16 Overall Season Title.Holdener, who just earned her first career victory a few weeks ago at the City Event in Stockholm, has been on a roll since then, taking two more second-place ...
Tags: Switzerland, Stockholm, Lenzerheide, St Moritz, the Globe, Holdener, Wendy Holdener, Ski Switzerland, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, 2015-2016 Winter Season, Lara Gut, Alpine Combined, Super G, Soldeu, Michaela Kirchgasser


Cornelia Hütter Wins Lenzerheide Super G

Austria's Cornelia Hütter mastered the 7th super-G race of the season on Saturday to claim her first career World Cup victory, in front of 6500 cheering spectators.The 23-year-old finished in 1:14.52 on the Beltrametti course under sunny skies, just 0.10 seconds faster than local favourite Fabienne Suter. Hütter's team-mate Tamara Tippler rounded out he podium, 0.35 seconds out.Hütter admitted she had struggled with a sore knee in recent weeks but that it felt good again in training in the la...
Tags: Austria, Switzerland, St Anton, Lenzerheide, Sutter, Altenmarkt Zauchensee, Ski Switzerland, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, 2015-2016 Winter Season, Hutter, Fabienne Suter, Cornelia Hütter, Super G, Tamara Tippler, Beltrametti


Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Crans Montana Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin made a sensational comeback to the World Cup circuit by winning the 8th slalom of the season, after a two-month break due to a knee injury.In the lead after the first run, the Olympic and world slalom champion powered down the technical course on challenging snow conditions. She posted an aggregate time of 1:29.20 to beat France's Nastasia Noens by 0.45 second. Canadian Marie-Michelle Gagnon, who was 10th after the first run, claimed third place 0.50 off the pace.Shiffrin was b...
Tags: France, Canada, Fis, Aspen, Crans Montana, Mikaela Shiffrin, Shiffrin, Ski Switzerland, Gagnon, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, 2015-2016 Winter Season, Alpine Skiing, Flachau, Slalom, Marie-Michèle Gagnon


Zermatt itineraries

Three ways to spend a day in the Zermatt ski area for beginners, intermediates and experts, including tips on the best off piste, hot chocolate pit stops and restaurants [Author: Yolanda Carslaw]
Tags: Ski, Switzerland, Map, Plan, Piste, Zermatt, Ski Area, Ski Switzerland, Yolanda Carslaw, Itineraries


Salomon Freeski TV: The Skier's Haute Route

For Mike Douglas and Alexis Godbout, a ski touring trip through Switzerland's Urner Alps was about much more than simply exploring a beautiful mountain range on skis. It was a chance to push themselves and expand their definition of what it means to be a freeskier. The Uri Alps, Urner Alps in German, are a mountain range in Central Switzerland and part of the Western Alps. They extend into the cantons of Obwalden, Valais, Bern, Uri and Nidwalden. [Author: Ski Paradise]
Tags: Switzerland, Freeskiing, Freeride, Swiss Alps, Mike Douglas, Ski Switzerland, Ski Paradise, Extreme Skiing, Salomon Freeski TV, Salomon Freeski, Alexis Godbout, The Skier's Haute Route, Uri Alps, Urner Alps, Uri Alps Urner Alps, Central Switzerland


Ski Adelboden: resort guide

A guide to Adelboden ski resort, including practical information and the best hotels, restaurants and slopes. [Author: Telegraph Staff]
Tags: Guide, Resort, Ski Holiday, Piste, Telegraph Staff, Where To Ski, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden Ski, Adelboden


Adelboden: piste guide

Practical information on Adelboden slopes, lifts, terrain parks, and off-piste areas [Author: Telegraph Staff]
Tags: Guide, Resort, Ski Holiday, Piste, Telegraph Staff, Where To Ski, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden Ski, Adelboden


Adelboden: hotels, restaurants and entertainment

The pick of Adeloboden accommodation, restaurants and off the piste entertainment [Author: Telegraph Staff]
Tags: Hotels, Restaurants, Guide, Resort, Ski Holiday, Apres, Telegraph Staff, Where To Ski, Ski Switzerland, Adelboden Ski, Adelboden, Adeloboden


Ski Andermatt: resort guide

A guide to Andermatt ski resort, including practical information and the best hotels, restaurants and slopes. [Author: Telegraph Staff]
Tags: Guide, Resort, Ski Holiday, Piste, Andermatt, Telegraph Staff, Where To Ski, Ski Switzerland, Andermatt Ski, Ski Andermatt


Andermatt: piste guide

Practical information on Andermatt slopes, lifts, terrain parks, and off-piste areas [Author: Telegraph Staff]
Tags: Guide, Resort, Ski Holiday, Piste, Andermatt, Telegraph Staff, Where To Ski, Ski Switzerland, Andermatt Ski