With her closest rival – Tina Maze of Slovenia – almost 600 points behind her, Lindsey Vonn has claimed the prestigious World Cup overall title, proving that she has the determination, skill and endurance that set champions apart from the crowd.
The Burton European Open is an 8 day, 6 Star TTR Event that will see amateurs competing against renowned pro-riders. The event will feature slopestyle and halfpipe events, with hundreds of competitors and great prizes.
Overcoming limited visibility in foggy conditions, Marcel Hirscher of Austria maintained his winning streak as he claimed his third victory in succession in the slalom at Adelboden, Switzerland, on 8 January 2012, bringing his total wins for the season to five.
The inspiration for the Zipflbob was the coal shovel. Invented in 1970 by Siegmund Loger, the original model was changed to plastic. Modifications were made to the handle and seat over the years to provide more maneuverability, speed and comfort. It only re-emerged in the 1990s and this form of sled has gained so much popularity that the first Zipflbob World Series was held in 2002 in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Today there are thirty official Zipflbob events and the International Federation Zipflbob was established in 2009.
Excitement and competitiveness hit fever pitch as the 2011 Audi FIS Ski World Cup reached its conclusion at Lenzerheide Valley Resort in Switzerland on 20 March, following five months of exhilarating events across Europe and North America. Unfortunately, poor weather put a damper on the occasion, and organizers taking the unavoidable decision to cancel the Super G and Giant Slalom events for both men and women.
Europe offers a diversity of cultures, scenery and activities that makes the continent a very popular holiday destination. For snow skiing enthusiasts, Europe certainly offers a world of possibilities just waiting to be explored. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, winter sports feature prominently in the lives of the locals, producing world class athletes that often [...]
On the 12th and 13th of December 2009, the Verbier Ride 2009 will welcome aspiring professional and established pro skiing athletes. After athletes have gathered at the Verbier Resort, they will compete in a variety of events at the La Chaux Swatch Freestyle Park, from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Spectator [...]
The first view of the ski vacation resort of Crans-Montana is likely to remain permanently etched in a visitor’s mind. The majestic peaks of the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc create a stunning backdrop for the picturesque resort, located near Lake Geneva in the north of the Valais canton. This wonderful sun-soaked ski destination set on [...]
A vacation means fun at anytime of the day or night and the phrase après-ski says it all! A skiing vacation is much more than just skiing or snowboarding on slopes and very often skiers get together at the local pub or restaurant right after the last ski run in their ski gear. This is [...]
Plan a winter wedding and honeymoon vacation for memories that will last a life time! Few things are as romantic as a honeymoon in a quiet getaway at a snow filled ski resort. You can choose from ski resorts all over the world and have the time of your life with your very special person. [...]