Frenchman Alphand claims men’s tight super-G

It was tight, very tight. The time difference in the men’s super-G between the winner and the 20th place was less than one second, with only two-hundredths between the top three. But Frenchman Nils Alphand had the margins on his side, taking first place in a race that unfortunately saw some casualties. The men’s super-G … Read More

USA takes second downhill gold at “the Juniors”

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 … Read More

American Alice Merryweather wins the ladies’ downhill

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 … Read More

Sunny welcome for “the Juniors”

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 … Read More

It’s on: The Junior Worlds 2017 in Åre

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 … Read More

The FIS flag has landed in Åre

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, … Read More

The FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships are coming to Åre

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 … Read More