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,Bode Miller (USA) Bronze medallist in the Downhill

Head USA says it has been sued by Bode Miller

September 19, 2016  |   News

VIENNA — Austrian-based ski manufacturer Head says it has been sued by six-time Olympic medallist Bode Miller, who wants to resume World Cup racing with a different equipment supplier. Head maintains that when Miller ended their nearly 10-year-long partnership in 2015, he signed an agreement not to wear a different ...
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Super-G world champion Reichelt out after back surgery

September 18, 2016  |   News

INNSBRUCK, Austria — Super-G world champion Hannes Reichelt is out indefinitely after undergoing back surgery, five weeks before the Alpine skiing World Cup season starts. The Austrian ski federation said Sunday the 36-year-old Reichelt had a piece of a spinal disk removed after complaining about back pains since returning to ...
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Bode Miller announces comeback; sues former sponsor

September 17, 2016  |   Breaking News

On Monday, Bode Miller, 38, announced his comeback to professional ski racing in a lawsuit he filed against Head USA in federal court in Los Angeles. In the lawsuit, Miller wrote that he wants to compete in this season’s World Cup races, which begin in October in Soelden, Austria—and he ...
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Former ski cross world champion Andreas Matt retires

September 15, 2016  |   News

VIENNA — Former ski cross world champion Andreas Matt is retiring, six years after winning silver at the Vancouver Olympics. The 33-year-old Austrian says he “felt after last season that the fire wasn’t burning so heavily anymore. So this is the right time to end my career.” Matt won the ...
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March 28th, 2016 - James CRAWFORD of Canada placed 3rd in the Mens Giant Slalom ski race -  part of the 2016 Sport Chek Canadian Championships in Whistler BC - Photo By Scott Brammer - coastphoto.com

Canadian Development Team announced

September 6, 2016  |   News

Alpine Canada recently announced a young and talented development team of nine athletes, including four women and five men. The crop of up-and-coming alpine potential stars have spent much of the summer in the gym in preparation for their first on snow camp, which started at the end of August. In a few short months, Canada’s ...
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Vail Resorts exercised $1.4B takeover of Whistler Blackcomb

August 9, 2016  |   News

The friendly takeover of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings by an American mountain resort operator is all about long-term stability, says the head of the popular British Columbia ski destination. Whistler Blackcomb’s David Brownlie said Monday the deal with Colorado-based Vail Resorts, totalling nearly $1.4 billion, will give the ski resort access ...
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