Cross Country 10/5km Freestyle

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Cross Country 10/5km Freestyle New Zealand

April 11, 2011 by  
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This event is for both able-bodied and adaptive athletes. Freestyle is generally faster than classic cross country skiing, with athletes using shorter and stiffer skis in a similar action to that of a roller blader or ice skater – pushing out at an angle. Athletes are judged on an individual time trial basis, with individual […]

Cross Country 15/10km Classic

April 11, 2011 by  
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Taking place along the Nordic ski trails of Snow Farm, New Zealand, the Cross Country 15/10km Classic is set to challenge the endurance of competitors. The men’s course covers a distance of 15 km, with the women competitors completing 10 km. Competitors will be using the long, narrow and light skis of classic cross country […]

Victory for Elisabeth Goergl

February 11, 2011 by  
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The satisfaction of winning the Super G event this week has been unimaginable after a long journey for Elisabeth Goergl of Austria. Winning her first gold medal was an extremely proud moment for the accomplished alpine skier, who also enjoys downhill disciplines as well as giant slalom. Born on 20 February 1981, Goergl will most definitely have something to celebrate along with her birthday as the enormity of her victory begins to sink in. Even though she was up against world class competition, the Austrian skier did not allow pressure to deter her from delivering one of her best performances.

Kings Cup 2010

July 14, 2010 by  
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The Kings Cup Ski and Snowboarding Championships will be taking place between 9 to 10 July 2010, with a practice day being open before the main attraction, on 8 July 2010. The most talented skiing athletes and snowboarders from South Africa will be attending this event, and displaying their technical skills and talented maneuvers on […]

FIS Junior Championships 2010

July 14, 2010 by  
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More than two hundred junior athletes have confirmed their presence at the 2010 FIS Junior Championships, which will be hosted by New Zealand this year. With over sixteen countries participating, the championship is gearing up to be an event not to be missed. For the first time, freeskiing and snowboarding will be combined in the […]

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