Tag: slalom

  • Men’s World Cup 2009

    The magnificent slopes of Lake Louise will be over run by high speed skiers on the 28th and 29th of November 2009, when the fastest skiers will be competing for the Men’s World Cup 2009 title. ...

  • Lindsey Vonn Wins Women’s Downhill World Championship

    Twenty-four-year-old American Lindsey Vonn already has a track list that outshines even most of the best skiers in the world. Her latest victories at the World Championships in Val d’Isere in ...

  • Famous Skiers

    There are many famous skiers throughout the world. We will highlight just a few of them. Toni Sailer of Austria, a famous downhill skier, came to be called the “Blitz from Kitz” as he won all three of the Alpine skiing events at the Winter Olympics of 1956. He went on to win 3 gold […]

  • Skis

    A skiing vacation needs a lot of planning not only about where to go but what you need. First time skiers may be confused with the variety of skis available. It may be a good idea to join a ski club and discover the basics of skiing. You could perhaps hire the equipment you need […]

  • Herbst Wins World Cup Slalom Race

    Austria’s Reinfried Herbst managed to top fellow countryman Manfred Pranger to win the men’s World Cup slalom race on Sunday. The race took place on the Kuonisbaergli course in Switzerland ...

  • Grange Leads World Cup Slalom

    Jean-Baptiste Grange of France has won the Audi FIS World Cup slalom which was held in Zagreb, Croatia, on Tuesday. The skier managed to finish in 53.91 seconds on the Crveni Spust course in ...

  • Lindsey Vonn Aims for World Cup Overall Title

    With ten World Cup victories under her belt for downhill, Lyndsey Vonn of Vail, Colorado, was more surprised than most that her first victory for the 2008-2009 skiing season was for slalom. She ...

  • 2009 International Ski Federation World Cup

    Five of America’s most prestigious ski resorts will be hosting International Ski Federation World Cup events during the 2008/2009 winter sport season. These world-class snow skiing and ...

  • Julia Mancuso – A Bright Star

    Julia Mancuso is an American alpine skier and Olympic Gold Medalist, having been the winner of the giant slalom at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Born on 9 March 1984 in Reno, Nevada, Julia is the ...

  • Take to the Slopes in Turkey

    Turkey is generally associated with a hot sunny Mediterranean climate, with people holidaying at resorts that offer swimming, sunbathing and water sports. However, snow skiing enthusiasts from ...

  • Snow Skiing: Jean-Claude Killy, the Flying Frenchman

    Jean-Claude Killy ranks among the top French skiers of all time. Some say that he is, indeed, the very greatest. Born in 1943 in Saint-Cloud, France, Killy spent his boyhood in the traditional ...