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Tessa Worley leads the French women’s team in Killington

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Killington/Lake Louise – French ski racer Tessa Worley, who is always on top form in giant slalom, leads the women’s selection in Killington. The women will be competing in a slalom and giant slalom at the weekend. In addition to Worley, Taïna Barioz, Anne-Sophie Barthet, Adeline Baud-Mugnier, Clara Direz, Marie Massios and Nastasia Noens are also in action.
As announced on Sunday, the French men’s team will compete in Lake Louise. Nils Allègre, Matthieu Bailet, Johan Clarey, Guillermo Fayed, Nicolas Raffort, Maxence Muzaton, Brice Roger …

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Swiss-Ski News: Lara Gut wants to score points in Killington

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Killington – Two World Cup races are also scheduled for the Swiss women ski racers this weekend in Killington, USA.
On Saturday, Lara Gut, Wendy Holdener, Simone Wild and Mélanie Meillard will compete in the giant slalom for the Swiss team. The Liechtenstein skier Tina Weirather, who is always busy training with the Swiss Ski-Girls, will do everything in her power to score the first World Cup points at the second giant slalom of the 2017/18 season. Weirather and Gut were eliminated at the season …

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Lindsey Vonn wants to concentrate 100 percent on the Olympic Games

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Copper Mountain – Despite numerous injuries, Lindsey Vonn loves skiing. The 33-year-old US-American is looking forward to the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, after watching her injury in Sochi almost four years ago.
Vonn was seriously injured at the World Ski Championships in Schladming in 2013. A few months later, the injury witch struck again. But the American, who won 77 World Cup races in her career, is not afraid. She has respect when the conditions are not so good. It is ambitious and does …

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Lauberhorn News: More quality at Girmschbiel

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With a new marquee underneath Minschinkel and Canadian Corner, the OC of the International Lauberhorn Races breaks new ground. Thanks to an innovative solution, everyone at Girmschbiel benefits.
When the world’s best ski racers jumped over Hundschopf and Minschkante, the hospitality marquee under the Girmschbiel has never been lacking. The prerequisite for the construction of the tent, however, was that there was always enough snow on the high moor of national importance. This was not the case for the first time in January 2017 – …

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Canadian Trevor Philp celebrates victory at the 2nd Nor-Am Cup Giant Slalom in Copper Mountain

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Another giant slalom was on the agenda at the Copper Mountain Resort on Sunday, as part of the Nor-Am Cup. The previous day’s runner-up, Trevor Philp, proved his good form. The Canadian prevailed in a total time of 2:31.22 minutes and relegated the American Tommy Ford (+ 0.51) and the Finnish Torsti Samu (+ 1.50) to second and third place.
Behind the US-American Ryan Cochran-Siegle (+ 1.71) the South Tyrolean Simon Maurberger (+ 1.92) finished fifth.
With Radamus River (+ 2.01) in sixth place and the …

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Les Bleus starts for David Poisson

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Paris/Lake Louise – The French Ski Federation announced today that its athletes will participate in the first World Cup speed events in Lake Louise at the beginning of this week, despite David Poisson’s accidental death. The 35-year-old crashed a week ago in a training crash in Nakiska, Canada.
It was also announced that all members of the French cadre received psychological support. All athletes decided to participate in the races at Lake Louise on November 25th and 26th. Johan Clarey, Guillermo Fayed, Adrien Theaux, Maxence …

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Felix Neureuther and Vicky Rebensburg arouse ski fever in Germany

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Munich – Only three races were held this winter. And the German Ski Association can be more than satisfied with two victories. And Felix Neureuther and Viktoria Rebensburg were responsible for this. And Lena Dürr’s sixth place is not from bad parents either.
Let’s take a look at the last season. Neither Neureuther nor Rebensburg won this victory. The only one hundred was entered by Linus Straßer in the parallel slalom in the Swedish capital Stockholm.
And when we get back to the present, the German …

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Eva-Maria Brem wants to get hungry for success again

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Münster in Tyrol/Killington – After almost exactly 400 days, the Austrian giant slalom specialist Eva-Maria Brem will give her World Cup comeback in Killington. The three-time winner of a World Cup race tells us that she has not yet felt ready for the start of the season in Sölden. But now she wants to face a race again. Then she can see where she stands and in which area she still has to work. However, there is no doubt about their skills.
On Monday we …

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Sara Hector is completely satisfied with her life

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Stockholm – Swedish giant slalom specialist Sara Hector is undoubtedly one of the medal candidates for the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, which will take place in February next year.
From an early age, the Northern European knew that she wanted to become a ski racer. In addition to skiing, the 25-year-old is studying economics. The Swede tells us that she likes to do something so that her brain is strained. Otherwise, it runs the risk of over-analysing every detail in sport and creating problems …

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Gian Franco Kasper wants to continue to swing the FIS sceptre

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Oberhofen – At the FIS Council in Oberhofen, the 73-year-old Swiss Gian Franco Kasper underlined his intention to run again at the FIS Congress in May 2018.
Kasper, known for his open opinion and strong statements, has held the high position since 1998. Before the turn of the millennium, the sports official living near Thun replaced his compatriot Marc Hodler. A term of office as FIS President lasts four years.
Kasper is also a member of the Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). At …