Tag: winter sports

World champion Schubert works on Olympic gold medal

World champion Schubert works on Olympic gold medal

Extraordinary talent Jakob Schubert is aiming for great things in the Olympic year, following a fantastic previous season with two World Cup titles. In 2021, Tyrolean climbers won bronze medals at the summer games gala. Eliminating the speed portion of the combination means the 33-year-old can concentrate on rock climbing and his flagship leading discipline. […]

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 […]

Huber flies to Planica to win the day and win a little ball

Huber flies to Planica to win the day and win a little ball

Daniel Huber emerged victorious with a wild aerial display in the last World Cup competition of the winter in Planica. With the outstanding victory of the day, the athlete from Salzburg also managed to surpass Stefan Kraft in the small ball race for the Ski Flying World Cup. The overall World Cup winner finished fourth, […]

Only Sarrazin can get Odermatt out of Kugel-Rausch

Only Sarrazin can get Odermatt out of Kugel-Rausch

International attention in the final race of the alpine ski season has focused on Switzerland’s Marco Odermatt, who could also win the downhill race after winning the all-around, giant slalom and super-G in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. French Cyprien Sarrazin wants to prevent this, but he needs 42 points to do so. For Austria, it’s a matter of […]

Huber ranks second in Planica – Prevc closes in on Kraft

Huber ranks second in Planica – Prevc closes in on Kraft

The decision in the Ski Flying World Cup will only be made in the final competition on Sunday. Stefan Kraft’s lead narrowed significantly after seventh place in Planica. Before the final act, the new World Cup winner was still 34 points ahead of local hero Peter Prevc, who won on Friday. Daniel Huber narrowly missed […]

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 […]

Pinkelnig victory in the last World Cup competition in Planica

Pinkelnig victory in the last World Cup competition in Planica

Ski jumper Eva Pinkelnig ended the season with her 15th World Cup victory. The woman from Vorarlberg won the final event in Planica on Thursday, ahead of Canada’s Alexandria Loutitt and overall World Cup winner Nika Prevc of Slovenia. A total of four ÖSV athletes placed in the top ten, with Jacqueline Seifriedsberger sixth, Lisa […]

Kriechmayr competes for Super-G crystal globe in Hinterglemm

Kriechmayr competes for Super-G crystal globe in Hinterglemm

In 2021, Vincent Kriechmayr has already taken the little crystal ball for winning the Super-G class and the Upper Austrian can score again in Saalbach-Hinterglemm on Friday. But that requires a win and Switzerland’s Marco Odermatt is unlikely to finish better than 14th with his current lead of 81 points. Raphael Haaser, Stefan Babinsky, Daniel […]

Huber third from Planica in ski flying rankings, Kraft sixth

Huber third from Planica in ski flying rankings, Kraft sixth

All six Austrians competing qualified for the Ski Flying World Cup in Planica on Thursday. Daniel Huber came third with 227.0 meters and Stefan Kraft came sixth with 220.5 meters. Daniel Tschofenig (211.5), Jan Hörl (203.0), Manuel Fettner (203.5) and Michael Hayböck (199.5) took 14th, 20th, 21st and 27th places. The winner of the heats […]

Rogentin’s best time in Saalbach training – Striedinger fourth

Rogentin’s best time in Saalbach training – Striedinger fourth

Switzerland’s Stefan Rogentin set the best time in the first practice session of the men’s World Cup final in Saalbach-Hinterglemm on Sunday. French Cyprien Sarrazin finished 71/100 seconds behind, while Italian Mattia Casse came third with +1.20. Otmar Striedinger was fourth with 1.35 seconds behind, Vincent Kriechmayr was sixth with 1.40 and Stefan Babinsky was […]