Lindsey Vonn and Ted Ligety in Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Opener

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Vonn and Ligety Shine at World Cup Opener

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The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season kicked off in Austria’s Soelden on the weekend, with Americans Ted Ligety and Lindsey Vonn of the US Ski Team claiming the top spots in the World Cup standing for men and women. For Ligety, this was his ninth World Cup win, and as defending champion, the weekend’s success was a good start to the season. Alexis Pinturault of France took second place, with Philipp Schoerghofer of Austria in third place.

FIS Sets Ski Radius Limits

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With the start of the 2011-12 Alpine Ski World Cup just around the corner, there has been some controversy between the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) and athletes over proposed radius limits on various skis for the 2012-13 season. In line with this issue, the FIS Alpine Executive Committee has made the recommendation that the FIS Council permit an athlete to join the executive group.

FIS World Cup Opening 2011

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The FIS World Cup will kick off with the Women’s Giant Slalom on 22 October 2011, followed by the Men’s even on 23 October 2011. Running in conjunction with these fantastic events is the Worldcup “Oktoberfest”. Fans of Ski Racing will want to tune in for these exciting giant slalom events, featuring top skiers from around the world.

FIS Ski World Cup Overall Title Decided by Weather

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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.

The Freeze Festival 2010

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The Freeze Festival will be hosted from the 29th to the 31st of October, at the Battersea Power Station in London, and is an event that offers non-stop entertainment and sporting action. Not only will the festival be host to the International Freestyle Ski and the LG FIS Snowboard World Cup, but will give locals […]

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