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TECHNOLOGY: Local businesses tap global market

Traverse City Record Eagle - ‎3 hours ago‎
Salamander's tracking technology - which involves credentialing of people and equipment tagging - has been used at the U.S. Open, the Alpine World Ski Championships, the Super Bowl and a major earthquake in Nepal. Salamander's system can be ...

Swiss announce selections to national team pipeline for 2016-17 - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The selections for Swiss alpine skiers named to the national team as well the A, B, and C teams total 52 men and 36 women for the 2016-17 season.

Middlebury Announces Inductees for Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Middlebury College News and Events - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Following service in World War II, Sheehan returned to Middlebury and coached for over 20 years. Sheehan led the men's skiing program from 1947-1967. During his tenure, the men's alpine squads won national championships in 1948 and 1949; captured ...
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Tage Pedersen, 1926-2016

Aspen Times - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
World champion ski racer Billy Kidd said Wednesday that he wouldn't be a World Cup Championships gold medalist without Pedersen, who was his U.S.

A Woodside family marks its passage with athletic excellence

The Almanac Online - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In Sochi on Feb. 27 at the FIS Junior World Ski Championships, Erik placed first in the downhill category. At Sochi, Erik also raced the slalom, the giant slalom, the Alpine combined both downhill and slalom and the Super G a downhill run with an ...

Former Israeli World Cup racer landed in Vail Valley to attend college

Vail Daily News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
I feel like the luckiest person in the world.” She loved the Vail Valley so much when she competed in the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, she decided to leave the World Cup circuit to call it home. “For me, it's a dream come true,” she said ...

Alpine skiing: Olympic desire reignited

New Zealand Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
"This set up Hudson with the mileage and confidence necessary to be successful," he says of her No16 position in giant slalom at the World Junior Championship in Sochi, Russia, and consistent top 10 results on the FIS circuit. Traditionally, the team ...

Anna Lastra selected to receive Hall of Fame scholarship

The Bridgton News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Kirsten Clark-Rickenbach of Raymond was a downhill skier on the U.S. Ski Team, competing in three Winter Olympics. She won seven U.S.

2016 Placer High School Athletic Hall of Fame: Auburn's Jeff Hamilton was once the world's fastest skier

Auburn Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A 1984 graduate of Placer, Hamilton was involved in athletics for the Hillmen, playing four years of tennis for coach Radley McCord and skiing on the alpine ski squad for Toby Covich. However, after leaving Auburn to attend college at St. Mary's, he ...

Rossendale skiers are the stars of the slopes

Lancashire Telegraph - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Now three of them - advanced skiers Rebecca Owen, David Corr and Cameron de Vial - are waiting to find out if their efforts in the Alps have been good enough to be selected for the Great Britain team that will compete in the World Special Olympics in ...

Swiss snowboarder Schuetz retires after dropped from national team - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Swiss Alpine-snowboarder Yvonne Schuetz has announced her retirement following her omission from the national A-squad for next season.

Mcneill ends freeride season on a high note

Whistler Question - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The Whistler athlete captured gold in the IFSA North America Freeride Championships during the World Ski and Snowboard Festival.

Chasing Gravity and a Globe

Powder Magazine - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Steven Nyman at the Audi FIS Birds of Prey Alpine World Cup Downhill, December 2015. PHOTO: Jonathan Selkowitz. Given the extreme danger of downhill racing, one would expect an aggressive attitude from one of the sport's top athletes.

FIS impressed after making St Moritz 2017 inspection - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
St Moritz hosted the FIS World Cup finals during March, with the feedback on the slopes "largely positive". "Several small details" which need attention to get the town fully prepared for the sport's biggest event of 2017 were identified, the FIS said.
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City manager names Loveland's new police chief (updated)

Loveland Reporter-Herald - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Miller added that Ticer worked with those various agencies on several large-scale events in Avon including the 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships and the first USA Pro Challenge cycling race. "We look forward to him being able to assume the helm for ...

Travel guide to... Gourmet Italy

The Independent - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The world pesto championship takes over Genoa's Palazzo Ducale this weekend (16th April; With their enviable cliff-top habitat overlooking the Ligurian Sea, Genoese basil ... In winter, taste more of the region's cuisine with a ...

Local skier ranks at North American Junior Freeski Championships

Golden Star - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Young Yannik Shulz got his start learning how to ski at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, and now the 16-year-old has earned his best finish yet, 6th place at the North American Junior Freeski Championships in Whistler. “I was feeling really good going ...

Back to schooling: Ski siblings tear up the slopes

Spruce Grove Examiner - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
In 2014-15, the 19-year-old was part of Team Canada's national development alpine ski team. ... The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) student's fine performance qualified him for the World Cup event at Nakiska for the second straight year.

Islanders compete with top skiers from around the world

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Two Prince Edward Island alpine skiers recently raced with some of the best athletes from around the world in their age categories.

Kostelic targets home swansong

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
This season his best result was ninth in the World Cup men's super-combined in Chamonix. His sister Janica became the first woman to win four gold medals in Olympic alpine skiing history, but she retired in 2007 aged 25 owing to long-standing health ...