USA takes second downhill gold at “the Juniors”
2017-03-08

Alice Merryweather took the first place in the ladies’ downhill competition. Only an hour and a half thereafter, her American teammate Sam Morse did the same. “This is world class”, says Morse when it was clear his run would be the fastest of the day. The sunny weather of the previous days vanished overnight, with […]

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American Alice Merryweather wins the ladies’ downhill
2017-03-08

The FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships Åre 2017 kicked off for real when the ladies’ downhill began Wednesday morning. It was a tight fight with Alice Merryweather, USA, taking first place, only two-hundredths ahead of Switzerland’s Katja Grossman. The ladies’ downhill race launched the competitions in the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships 2017 […]

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Sunny welcome for “the Juniors”
2017-03-06

The last time the world’s best junior alpine skiers came to Sweden to compete for the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championship medals was thirty years ago. This year, the Championships are back on Swedish snow. On Monday, March 6, the Åre 2017 Junior Worlds kicked off with downhill training on a slope that put […]

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It’s on: The Junior Worlds 2017 in Åre
2017-03-06

Starting today, some 300 of the world’s best junior ski racers from 45 nations will gather in Åre for the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships. The event marks an important milestone in the development of the young skiers into the next generation of FIS World Cup stars. The young skiers born between 1996-2000 will […]

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The FIS flag has landed in Åre
2017-02-20

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz, Switzerland, are over after two amazing weeks of ski racing. On Sunday, the Championships wrapped up with the men’s slalom where Marcel Hirscher won gold and fellow Austrian Manuel Feller claimed silver, with Felix Neureuther of Germany rounding off the podium in third. After the competition, […]

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The FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships are coming to Åre
2017-02-13

While the world’s top racers compete at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St Moritz, the Åre 2019 organizing committee is preparing to welcome the stars of the next generation for the Junior World Championships 2017. Starting on March 5, 320 athletes from 46 nations will arrive at Åre. The world’s greatest alpine athletes […]

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The new website and application available shortly
2017-02-13

After months of building, revising, rebuilding and finally launching a fresh new forum for all ski fans out there, the new Åre 2019 website is ready. The new showroom for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2019 is up and running from February 16. What is a website? For the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships […]

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The National Arena is taking shape
2017-02-09

Preparations for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Åre are underway Åre has hosted over 100 FIS Ski World Cup competitions and in 2019, the village will host the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for the third time. The preparations for developing the Swedish Alpine National Arena into a World Championship arena are well […]

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