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Thursday , 27 October 2016

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Canadian skier Dustin Cook shakes off mental race rust ahead of Lake Louise

October 26, 2016  |   News

During his comeback from a catastrophic knee injury, Canadian skier Dustin Cook always considered this year’s World Cup in Lake Louise, Alta., the date circled in red on his calendar. But he feels a last-minute decision to step into the start hut for a giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, this past Sunday was the ...
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World Cup skiing returning to US East Coast after 25 years

October 26, 2016  |   News

After a 25-year absence, the World Cup ski circuit returns to the U.S. East Coast next month. No one is more thrilled than Olympic slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin. “Oh, we are so excited,” Shiffrin said. “It’s been a while. It’s like coming back to Vail for the world championships (in ...
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October 25, 2016  |   Features

WHERE DO YOUR GOALS COME FROM? Many years ago I wrote down my first ski racing goal: “Win a World Cup race”. Twenty-two years later, I never achieved it. This would come in and out of my head and on and off my goal sheet throughout my World Cup career. It ...
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A drinker’s guide to the Austro-Swiss Alps

October 24, 2016  |   Features

Hmm … reasons why I love skiing in Switzerland and Austria every winter? Let me see, let me see … Well there are the Alps, pretty amazing with the ginormous glaciers and the spectacular valleys they’ve carved out, yup pretty scenic. The magical ski-towns chock full of rustic fairy-tale chalets are great ...
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Ligety back from injury; 5th in GS opener

October 23, 2016  |   News

SOELDEN, Austria — For once, Ted Ligety could live with finishing fifth in an event he had won four times in the previous five years. At least he’s back racing again. The Olympic and world giant slalom champion returned to the Alpine skiing World Cup on Sunday, nine months after ...
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Pinturault leads Hirscher after 1st run of WCup opening GS

October 23, 2016  |   News

SOELDEN, Austria — Alexis Pinturault of France and Marcel Hirscher of Austria continued their giant slalom dominance from last season as they finished 1-2 in the first run of the season-opening World Cup race on Sunday. Pinturault led the defending overall champion by 0.17 seconds, with Justin Murisier of Switzerland ...
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Reference : a16-llwx-ab-01-0048
Theme : ALPINE
Style : BIB DRAW
People : WOMEN
Discipline : SUPER GIANT
Racer's name : GUT Lara
Nationality : SUI
Place : LAKE LOUISE (CAN) 2016
Skis : HEAD

Gut builds big 1st-run lead in season-opening giant slalom

October 22, 2016  |   News

SOELDEN, Austria — Overall World Cup champion Lara Gut built a big lead in the first run of the season-opening giant slalom on Saturday. The Swiss skier led Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States by 1.42 seconds, while Italians Marta Bassino and Federica Brignone were the only other racers to ...
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