Tag: alp

Ski stars Mikaela Shiffrin and Kilde are engaged

Ski stars Mikaela Shiffrin and Kilde are engaged

The top stars of alpine skiing, Mikaela Shiffrin and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, announced their engagement on their social networks. The American double Olympic champion and the recently seriously injured Norwegian player promised each other a long-term relationship in Innsbruck, as seen in photos posted on Instagram. As Kilde noted, it will probably be some time […]

There will be no World Cup race in Zermatt/Cervinia next winter

There will be no World Cup race in Zermatt/Cervinia next winter

There will be no Alpine Ski World Cup race in Zermatt/Cervinia next season. The organizers took this decision in consultation with officials from Swiss-Ski, the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) and the International Ski Federation (FIS). As the end of the current World Cup winter approaches, downhill runs at the foot of the Matterhorn have […]

Swiss Festival at Odermatt’s Super-G coronation

Swiss Festival at Odermatt’s Super-G coronation

The Swiss Festival in Saalbach-Hinterglemm continued on Friday in Super-G. This is what the topic is about: Odermatt successfully defended his Super-G title. He reached the podium in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Switzerland. Kriechmayr ranks sixth as Austria’s best. After Lara Gut-Behrami, Marco Odermatt took the lead at the finish with a comfortable margin. Finishing fifth in the […]

There are question marks behind the fast races in the World Cup finals

There are question marks behind the fast races in the World Cup finals

High temperatures and persistent rain are affecting the slopes at the World Ski Cup final in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. This week was devoted to speed competitions; Training runs are planned to be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays. The final Super-G and downhill races of the season are on the schedule for both genders on Friday and weekend. […]

Shiffrin also skips giant slalom World Cup final

Shiffrin also skips giant slalom World Cup final

Ski superstar Mikaela Shiffrin will compete in slalom only on Saturday during the final World Cup weekend in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. As in his comeback in Åre last week, the American is skipping the giant slalom, he announced on Instagram. Shiffrin had already refused to start top speed races a week after returning. “Of course, I was […]

Canceled ski winter comes to an end

Canceled ski winter comes to an end

The Alpine Skiing World Cup has been canceled due to weather conditions this winter, with 19 cancellations, only five of which were held elsewhere. This results in a net of 14 cancellations; This accounts for almost 16 percent of all scheduled competitions for men and women. The last time something similar happened was in the […]

Green light for World Cup finals in Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Green light for World Cup finals in Saalbach-Hinterglemm

According to the current discretion, the season finale of the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Saalbach-Hinterglemm can take place as planned. There was no problem with the world association FIS during the snow control carried out on Thursday. “The tracks are in great condition and from today’s perspective nothing can stand in the way of […]

Braathen returns and will start as a Brazilian in the future

Braathen returns and will start as a Brazilian in the future

Lucas Braathen confirmed his return to alpine ski racing on Thursday. The 23-year-old Norwegian, who unexpectedly announced his retirement in Sölden last October, will now compete for his mother’s native Brazil. “I am happy to represent Brazil at the World Cup and the Olympic Games,” Braathen said in Portuguese at a press conference held by […]

“Tired and exhausted”: Sporer ended his career at the age of 27

“Tired and exhausted”: Sporer ended his career at the age of 27

Slalom expert Marie-Therese Sporer ended her career in alpine ski racing when she was only 27 years old. ÖSV announced this on Wednesday. The Tyrolean celebrated his World Cup debut in January 2018 and has made 38 appearances since then. Sporer achieved its best result this season by taking 13th place in Levi. “I’m tired […]

Kranjska Gora giant slalom canceled, slalom brought forward

Kranjska Gora giant slalom canceled, slalom brought forward

The men’s alpine skiing World Cup giant slalom, planned to be held on Saturday in Kranjska Gora (Slovenia), was canceled due to adverse weather and snow conditions. The International Ski Union (FIS) announced this on Tuesday. Since slalom will now be held instead of giant slalom, it has been postponed from Sunday to Saturday (09.30/12.30). […]