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Conny Hütter is burning for her comeback

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Killington/Lake Louise – The Austrian trio, consisting of Cornelia Hütter, Eva-Maria Brem and Anna Veith, want to get back on track. All three red-white-red ski racers celebrate their comeback in the World Cup.
Their goal is to take significant steps forward. Brem will start in giant slalom, which is scheduled for Killington. One week later, the other two meet at the speed races in Canada.
For Veith it is the comeback after the comeback. She was already able to compete in some races last winter after …

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Hannes Reichelt wants to confirm training performances at the first races

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Beaver Creek/Lake Louise – The speed season 2017/18 is just around the corner. Of course, David Poisson’s fatal training accident is still in the back of his mind, but we try to suppress it. In the Rocky Mountains Marcel Hirscher, Anna Veith, Cornelia Hütter and Eva-Maria Brem want to catch up again. The quartet was sometimes injured and could not always train well.
Hirscher knows that he has a large test and training gap due to the new ski tailoring. He benefits from the fact …

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Injury Witch mercilessly strikes back at Mirena Küng

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Ebenalp – Swiss ski racer Mirena Küng recently returned to the training piste. She had recovered from one of her many injuries and wanted to regain her strength. But during a trial run in Zinal, the injury witch struck again.
The largest female ski racer in the World Cup circus with a height of 184 cm was injured on her forearm. The woman from Appenzell went under a knife in Zurich. Now it has to wait again until it is fully operational.
The 29-year-old Mirena Küng …

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Not only Erik Guay wants to convince at his home race

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Lake Louise – Soon, the men’s and women’s speed races will take place in Lake Louise, Canada. Erik Guay, who was the first to climb a podium in his country in 2003, is something of a team leader. Manuel Osborne-Paradis and Dustin Cook are also in use. The latter delighted the experts by winning the silver medal in the World Championship two years ago.
Ben Thomson comes back from an injury and feels strong. Many good rankings in the past give it a boost. 23-year-old …

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Federica Brignone wants to sniff “racing air” in Killington

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Killington/Pfelders – The Italian ski racer Federica Brignone is looking forward to skiing again. In the USA, it does not look primarily at the result. Rather, she wants to get the best out of herself, especially since she was unable to do anything for two months.
She trained in the South Tyrolean Passeier Valley, or more precisely in Pfelders. She did similar things in the Schnals Valley. She is in good spirits and hopes that she will be able to put her good training into …

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Peter Fill’s will to win continues unabated

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Castelrotto – South Tyrolean ski racer Peter Fill has remained modest despite winning two small downhill crystal balls. He does not think about the achievements of the past, but wants to continue to be successful. In this way he wants to continue at the same high level as last time. He also wants to keep the Norwegian speed aces in check. Maybe there’s the third ball in a row and an Olympic medal to sprinkle it on?
The season is long. It starts overseas. The …

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ÖSV Team also starts in Lake Louise with mourning flor

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Lake Louise/Copper Mountain – The international ski world is still shocked by the fatal training fall of Frenchman David Poisson. The Austrian Speedherren will start in Lake Louise with funeral pile. In this way, in addition to a letter of condolence, Poisson is to be respected in a sporty way.
A total of 14 ÖSV runners will be present in Canada, ten of them will be allowed to start in the departure area. ÖSV men’s race sport leader Andreas Puelacher reports that each of the …

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David Ketterer narrowly misses the podium at NorAm Slalom in Copper Mountain

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Copper Mountain – In the US city of Copper Mountain on Monday, the men’s and women’s teams competed in a giant slalom race. The FIS points awarded are also counted in the NorAm Cup ranking.
In the men’s event, the Canadians celebrated a one-two victory. Phil Brown won in a time of 1m38.47s and relegated his compatriot Trevor Philp to second place by 0.16 seconds. The hosts were delighted with Mark Engel’s third place (+0.27).
The German David Ketterer, who recently showed a good World Cup …

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Charlotte Chable and the difficult way back

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Villars-sur-Ollon – Young Swiss Charlotte Chable is an up-and-coming skier. When she seriously injured herself after a training fall in January, she wants to attack again. In her Instagram account, the Swiss woman writes that life with skis on her feet is much nicer.
The slalom in Levi took place without the Vaud woman. She doesn’t know when she’s ready for a comeback yet. When she returned to the snow, she trained in giant slalom because it was easier for her and she felt less …

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Laura Pirovano has to cancel Killington launch

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Killington – The Italian ski racer Laura Pirovano will not appear on the starting list when the ski races in Killington will take place this weekend. As reported, the 20-year-old has contracted a bone bruise in a training fall. The persistent pain makes it impossible to start.
The young athlete from Trentino will therefore fly home.
After a further investigation and a consultation of the FISI medical commission, the ski racer decided to renounce the races and go home. It does not want to imprudently worsen …