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Hahnenkamm News: A race track is growing

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In November, the high season starts for the snow team KitzSki of Bergbahn AG. However, even the weeks before this is diligently worked on all corners and ends. After a sufficient amount of snow cover, the riders of the snow groomers start.
During the summer months, the complex snowmaking equipment was serviced and the water reservoirs filled. In October, the snow guns were positioned and connected to the pipes. The work requires a great deal of know-how. An even more delicate touch is needed in …

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World Cup Gröden is looking forward to many supporting members

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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary there is a new opportunity to experience and support the Ski World Cup races in Val Gardena. Supporting members can use a financial contribution to underline the great importance of the races in Val Gardena and benefit from unique offers.
Supporting member number 1 is Peter Fill from Castelrotto, World Cup winner in the downhill race of the last two years. During the anniversary celebration on 2 September, President Rainer Senoner handed over the first membership card. “It’s …

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Phil Brown wins NorAm Giant Slalom at Copper Mountain Resort

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A men’s FIS giant slalom was on the agenda at the Copper Mountain Resort on Saturday, as part of the NorAm Rennsiere. 120 km west of Denver, Canadian Phil Brown prevailed in a total time of 2:23.36 minutes, just ahead of his team mate Trevor Philp (+ 0.06 seconds) and US American Tommy Ford (+ 0.20).
Behind the US-Americans Ryan Cochran-Siegle (4th place – + 0.62) and Brian McLaughlin (5th – + 1.07), as well as before Hig Roberts (7th – + 1.50) the Austrian …

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Federica Brignone will tackle giant slalom in Killington

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The Italian Ski Association was able to announce good news on Saturday afternoon. Federica Brignone, who was on tour in the Val Passiria for training purposes, was able to successfully complete the units.
After the stress test in Pfelders (Passeier), the 27-year-old gave the green light for the upcoming giant slalom in Killington, North America. Brignone will travel to the USA, where he will compete in the giant slalom on Saturday, November 25th, before returning to Italy. In Europe, she will undergo further advanced training …

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Thomas Dreßen’s shape curve is right and whets the appetite for more

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Copper Mountain – Young German Thomas Dreßen can be satisfied with his record of the FIS descents in Cooper Mountain. At the first race he finished sixth. At the second downhill, only Olympic champion Matthias Mayer from Austria was faster.
In one week starts for Dreßen and Co. At the latest after these good results we can expect a lot from the young DSV athlete in this season. The FIS races can be regarded as the last standings immediately before the start of the season.
Experienced …

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Coralie Frasse-Sombet refrains from racing in Killington

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Killington – French Coralie Frasse-Sombet will not be competing at the giant slalom in Killington, USA. She hopes that she will be ready for action at the Courchevel home race.
She went to the doctor yesterday. She has to be patient after her injury in October. Even if it is painless, the inflammation levels are still too high. Therefore, she will not be able to ski again until the beginning of December.
Shortly before Christmas the races in France are scheduled. Frasse-Sombet reports that despite the …

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Skiing siblings Carole and Semyel Bissig want to bite through each other

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Nidwalden – About a week ago, the first slaloms of the new season were on the agenda in Levi, Finland. The ski siblings Carole and Semyel Bissig made their world cup debut. The brother, who won the bronze medal at the Junior World Championships in 2017, retired in the first round. His sister turned 43 after the first run, but it was not enough for a final qualification.
Both were very pleased to start in Lapland. Carole was very happy to be driving at the …

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Swiss Ski News: FIS Oerlikon slalom on the Diavolezza

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The FIS Oerlikon Slalom races on November 16th and 17th at Diavolezza also marked the opening of the season for the Swiss FIS races in the 2017/18 season.
A total of 160 athletes competed in the last two days. Already at the start of the season, the slalom riders showed sport at a very high level. The event in the Diavolezza also served as a platform for a premiere: On the same day, both men and women competed in a double race.
The teams were able …

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Green light for world cup race in Beaver Creek

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After Lake Louise and Killington, FIS Race Director Markus Waldner has now given the green light for the speed races in Beaver Creek, USA. From 29.11 to 03.12.2017 a Super-G, a downhill and a men’s giant slalom race on the infamous “Birds of Prey” is scheduled for the World Cup 2015 venue.
Last year the races had to be cancelled due to lack of snow. In the 2015/16 season, Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal prevailed over his team-mates Kjetil Jansrud and Frenchman Guillermo Fayed in the …

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Eva-Maria Brem greift in Killington an

Killington/Münster in Tirol – Die österreichische Riesentorlaufspezialistin Eva-Maria Brem wird in einer runden Woche ihr Weltcupcomeback feiern. Im US-amerikanischen Killington wird die 29-jährige Tirolerin beim Riesenslalom an den Start gehen.
Vor fast genau 54 Wochen zog sich die sympathische Skirennläuferin beim Slalomtraining einen Waden- und Schienbeinbruch im linken Unterschenkel zu. An eine Teilnahme bei den Welttitelkämpfen 2017 in St. Moritz war nicht zu denken. Somit verpasste sie im Winter 2016/17 bis auf das Auftaktrennen vor heimischer Kulisse in Sölden die ganze Saison.
Vor zwei Saisonen sicherte sie sich die kleine Kugel und …