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Alpine World Skiing Championships

Olympic underdog Jan Hudec questions why Alpine Canada left him off ski team

Globalnews.ca - ‎10 hours ago‎
Under coach's discretion, Jan was selected to the team, subject to further physical, health and World Cup performance parameters laid out by Alpine Canada Alpin to ensure his health, performance and ACA resources were allocated effectively. Jan ...

Brexit: Views from a British Alpine foothold

swissinfo.ch - ‎May 24, 2016‎
... there's probably no better place to gauge the views of Switzerland's faithful British contingent than Wengen. The village is home to one of world's oldest alpine ski clubs, the Downhill Only Club. .... Alpine skiing and racing was invented in the ...

Ambulance district boss is retiring

Vail Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Morrison also worked as a staff member at all three FIS Alpine World Ski Championships as a unified incident commander. He started and successfully advocated for a critical care paramedic license in the state of Colorado.
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Lindsey Vonn details her upcoming book

OlympicTalk (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Olympic Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn wants women to stop thinking about “losing weight fast,” and instead focus on loving their bodies for what they are and what they can do.

​Gloucestershire skier Max Pini makes the Alpine Under-16 British ski development squad

Gloucester Citizen - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Skier Max Pini dreams of going all the way to the top of his discipline on the back of his selection for the Alpine Under-16 British ski development squad.

Summer skiing - Norwegian style!

Ski Club of Great Britain - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The main pistes attract some of the world's finest racers, including the Norwegian World Cup team each August, whilst the snowpark is one of the best around.

Elite female athletes share fun, wisdom with Bend girls

Bend Bulletin - ‎May 23, 2016‎
... female athletes. Thirteen “athlete ambassadors” - which included several members of the U.S. nordic ski team, local elite runners, Bend alpine skier Laurenne Ross and 2016 Pole Pedal Paddle winner Zoe Roy - started the afternoon with icebreakers ...
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Canada's alpine ski team named for 2016-17 season

CBC.ca - ‎May 16, 2016‎
"Jan declined to agree nor adhere to the set out requirements, therefore declining his spot on the Canadian Alpine Ski Team at this time." Hudec, who raced both downhill and super G, did not finish the one World Cup race he competed in last year. Hudec ...

Ed Drake Announces Retirement

Ski Club of Great Britain - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Ed competed for the British Team at the Vancouver Olympics and was British National Champion four times before making the switch to skicross in 2012 - where he made 16 starts on the World Cup circuit. His association with the Ski Club goes back a long ...

'Nice to be noticed': Visually impaired skier breaks down barriers en route to Korea

Mancunian Matters - ‎May 24, 2016‎
They triumphed together on their World Cup debut in January before then winning the overall World Cup visually impaired title at the Finals in Aspen, Colorado.

Paralympic skiing champion Marcoux named among Canadian squad for new season

Insidethegames.biz - ‎May 21, 2016‎
"After last season's impressive accomplishments, including a Nations Cup victory, 43 World Cup podiums and three crystal globes, across our Canadian ski-cross, Para-Alpine and Alpine teams, I'm confident that the best is yet to come. "With a legion of ...

Kayak legend Adam van Koeverden has one more shot at Rio Olympics

Toronto Sun - ‎May 18, 2016‎
... team fees. We need more support, this is not an isolated incident.” Ski racer Dustin Cook on reports veteran Jan Hudec is incensed over Alpine Canada demands he pay $35,000 or more for a ski technician in the 2016/17 World Cup season. (@dustincook) ...
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ESPN and Special Olympics Reach New Programming and Unified Sports® Sponsorship Agreements

ESPN MediaZone - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The Opening Ceremony, to be held March 18, 2017, in Schladming, Austria, at the WM-Stadium Planai, site of the 1993 Special Olympics World Games, the 2013 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and numerous other World Cup skiing circuit events.

Prefontaine, Pridy retire from ski team

Simcoe.com - ‎May 17, 2016‎
25, 2010, at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in Whistler, B.C. Prefontaine has retired from the national alpine ski team after a 10-year career. ... Prefontaine posted a career-best sixth in giant slalom at a World Cup in Austria in 2014. She ...

Tarvisio awarded 2017 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

Insidethegames.biz - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Dimitrije Lazarovski, head of IPC Snowsports, said: “Tarvisio will provide a beautiful setting for the 2017 World Championships. "We have held many World Cups there in the past, including the World Cup Finals before Sochi 2014, which have always been ...

Alpine Report #1: brands mercato, retirements and holidays

VAVEL.com - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The 5th times Overall World Cup champion, more than happy of the collaboration of the brand with his team, decided to continue the adventure with Atomic for two more years.

Teen sports star could be ski-ing's Andy Murray - but needs £5000 training fund

Herald Scotland - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The teenager, a former British children's ski champion from Newton Mearns in East Renfrewshire, has set his sights on competing in the Junior World Alpine Ski Championships in Sweden next year - a major stepping stone to the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Prefontaine retires from alpine ski team

Brampton Guardian - ‎May 17, 2016‎
She posted a career-best sixth in giant slalom at a World Cup in Austria in 2014. Prefontaine was also part of the Canadian squad that won silver in the new mixed team event at the 2015 world championship. Prefontaine says she feels lucky that injuries ...

Russia Allegedly Ran a Massive Doping Ring at the 2014 Olympics

Vanity Fair - ‎May 12, 2016‎
Sport: Alpine skiing. Also known for being a: Prince, artist, businessperson, photographer, pop singer. Placed: 78th in giant slalom; 46th in slalom.

Track innovator Pavel Dvorak's incredible path to VT

BurlingtonFreePress.com - ‎May 20, 2016‎
“I would have been sitting in a tank waiting for World War III to start.” The Dvoraks - after months of asylum in France, where they made ends meet as ski instructors in the French Alps - were granted residence in America through a refugee program in ...
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