André Myhrer: It was about time for me to win a parallel event!
2018-01-15

We had a chance to have a quick chat with André Myhrer, who kicked off the year by winning the parallel event in Oslo on New Year’s Day. Thanks to some equipment fine-tuning and a healthy level of self-confidence, he – just like us – is hoping for a repeat of his Oslo success at […]

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Hammarbybacken – a storied history
2018-01-08

Den upplysta Hammarbybacken är en kaxig uppstickare mot Stockholmshimlen där den tornar upp sig framför Hammarby Sjöstad och Sickla kanal. Förutom att Djurgårdens IF’s medlemmar tränar här huserar Hammarbybacken mängder av skidentusiaster, och numera även en världscuptävling, varje år. Men den här backen har en brokig historia – från väl använd hoppbacke till stängning på grund av dålig ekonomi till tillfällig hemmaarena för några av världens bästa åkare. Sedan 2016 arrangeras Audi FIS Ski Worl

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Managing the white gold: SkiStar Åre leads the way
2017-12-20

Given the unpredictability of snow in recent years, snow sport lovers have been having a heyday this early season. Most everywhere in Europe, the snow situation on the eve of Christmas is better than in years, which bodes well for winter tourism and the snow sports industry during the critical holiday period. The snow situation […]

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Åre 2019 launches event app
2017-12-20

To enable ski racing enthusiasts to have the most up-to-date news and information on what is going on with Åre 2019 preparations, the final test events at Stockholm’s Hammarbybacken on 30 January 2018 and the Åre 2018 FIS World Cup Finals in March 2018, Åre 2019 has now launched its own event app. The free […]

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High demand for tickets for World Cup Stockholm at Hammarbybacken
2017-12-19

The third edition of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Stockholm at Hammarbybacken will go down on Tuesday 30 January 2018. Tickets are selling fast with several sections already full while spots are still available on the main grandstand as well as at the finish area viewing platform. The event is expected to sell out […]

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Åre 2019 presents: Official World Championship soup by Daniel Matthias
2017-12-11

What would the World Ski Championships be without an official Championship soup? Already last summer, the Åre 2019 organizing committee asked one of Åre’s best-known food experts and chefs, Daniel Matthias, to create the perfect soup for the 2019 highlight event in Middle Sweden. – When I received the inquiry to become the World Championships […]

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Amazing season start – Finals 2018 prep well under way
2017-12-11

Lots of snow, cold nights and little wind – the early season conditions have been ideal in Åre this year. The slope crew is already busy at work to spread the snow and prepare the base of the race courses for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals in March. It’s -16C outside but comfortably […]

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