Tag: switzerland

  • Tied Gold Medal for Women’s Alpine at Sochi

    With the 2014 Winter Olympics well underway, the excitement and competitive levels are running high as countries start to count their medals. Officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, ...

  • Four Season Skiing at Klein Matterhorn

    The panoramic view from the summit of Klein Matterhorn is breathtaking, and with generous snow cover all year round, the Klein Matterhorn is a popular destination with snow sport enthusiasts. ...

  • Hirscher and Vonn Overall World Cup Champions

    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 ...

  • Burton European Open

    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 ...

  • Hirscher on World Cup Winning Streak

    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, ...

  • Riding a Zipflbob

    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 ...

  • FIS Ski World Cup Overall Title Decided by Weather

    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 ...

  • Europe

    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 ...

  • Verbier Ride 2009

    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 ...

  • Crans Montana

    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 ...

  • Davos

    Davos is a large town in the southeastern corner of Switzerland, two hours away from Zurich. It was one of the first skiing venues and health spas in the Alps, and even today it offers slopes on ...

  • Grindelwald

    Grindelwald is the oldest and largest, yet least known of the three Jungfrau ski resorts. Accessible from Berne and Zurich, it offers spectacular views of the north face of the Eiger, ...