FIS-Ski.com - Alpine Skiing - News RSShttp://www.fis-ski.com/index.htmlLatest FIS newsenTue, 19 Sep 2017 15:15:00 +0100Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:15:00 +0100News RSS<![CDATA[Longed-for comebacks]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=the-longed-for-moment-the-comeback.html?cid=rssInjuries are part of a professional athletes’ life and yet it’s not an easy thing to handle. Last season, several top athletes were hit by severe, partly season ending injuries. What they have in common is certainly a strong wish to come back at the highest level and a tenacious fighting spirit. In that pre-season period, their efforts are being rewarded, as most of them were able to return to the snow and start preparations for the Olympic season.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=the-longed-for-moment-the-comeback.htmlTue, 19 Sep 2017 15:15:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Velez Zuzulova injures knee during training in Argentina]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=velez-zuzulova-injures-knee-during-training-argentina.html?cid=rssSlovakian World Cup star Veronika Velez Zuzulova has suffered a serious injury in Ushuaia, Argentina. According to Sport.sk, the slalom specialist may have suffered an ACL tear, but the diagnosis is unconfirmed.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=velez-zuzulova-injures-knee-during-training-argentina.htmlWed, 13 Sep 2017 18:59:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Unlucky athletes with pre-season injuries]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=unlucky-athletes-with-pre-season-injuries.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=unlucky-athletes-with-pre-season-injuries.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 09:20:00 +0100<![CDATA[Q&A Michelle Gisin]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=michelle-gisin.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=michelle-gisin.htmlTue, 05 Sep 2017 18:10:00 +0100<![CDATA[Halfway through the Australia New Zealand Cup]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=halfway-through-the-australia-new-zealand-cup.html?cid=rssDownunder, winter has arrived for over a month and the Australia New Zealand Cup crowned 16 winners already. Lots of World Cup athletes have been training in the Southern Hemisphere and took the opportunity to participate in those Continental Cup races.]]>/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=halfway-through-the-australia-new-zealand-cup.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 11:06:00 +0100<![CDATA[Summer skiing in outstanding locations]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-skiing-outstanding-locations.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=summer-skiing-outstanding-locations.htmlMon, 28 Aug 2017 16:21:00 +0100<![CDATA[Inspection season is in full swing]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=inspection-season-full-swing.html?cid=rssWinter 2017/18 is just around the corner and the Audi FIS Ski World Cup calendar will host not less than 79 competitions in 32 different venues. The preparations are in full swing across the 12 hosting nations as summer is the ideal period to review, re-evaluate and improve the different aspects of the event.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=inspection-season-full-swing.htmlWed, 23 Aug 2017 11:06:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Marcel Hirscher sidelined for six weeks]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=marcel-hirscher-sidelined-for-six-weeks.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=marcel-hirscher-sidelined-for-six-weeks.htmlThu, 17 Aug 2017 15:03:00 +0100<![CDATA[Q&A Erik Guay]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=erik-guay-105866.html?cid=rssThe super-g World Champion and downhill runner-up Erik Guay from Canada took the time to answer a few questions about his successful career. An interesting interview, with an adviced and very passionate athlete.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=erik-guay-105866.htmlTue, 15 Aug 2017 08:04:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Vanreusel and Gastaldi kick off the South American Cup with a win]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=vanreusel-and-gastaldi-kick-off-the-south-american-cup-with-win.html?cid=rssIt’s that time of the year again. The time when the rest of the world is still in summer mode, but the FIS alpine athletes are back on snow and can’t wait for the race season to start. In the Continental Cup, the South American race serie kicked off the competition period this week with tech races in Cerro Catedral (ARG).

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=vanreusel-and-gastaldi-kick-off-the-south-american-cup-with-win.htmlFri, 11 Aug 2017 15:17:00 +0100
<![CDATA[World Cup Dean Photographer Armando Trovati passed away]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-dean-photographer-armando-trovati-passed-away.html?cid=rssWorld Cup veteran Armando Trovati, who started his career as sports photographer in the late 1960s, died this Sunday from an incurable illness which has been nagging him for a few months. He was in his early 70s.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=world-cup-dean-photographer-armando-trovati-passed-away.htmlSun, 06 Aug 2017 20:37:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Creating a more appealing FIS Ski World Cup]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=creating-more-appealing-fis-ski-world-cup.html?cid=rssSummer is a good opportunity to evaluate the Audi FIS Ski World Cup product. Niklas Carlsson, the man who initiate this reflexion, answered a few questions on how the change into a more appealing World Cup is put into pratice.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=creating-more-appealing-fis-ski-world-cup.htmlFri, 04 Aug 2017 09:52:00 +0100
<![CDATA[FIS season begins with races in the Southern Hemisphere]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-season-begins-with-races-the-southern-hemisphere.html?cid=rssWinter is officially underway south of the equator as FIS athletes kicked out of start gates in New Zealand and Chile.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-season-begins-with-races-the-southern-hemisphere.htmlWed, 02 Aug 2017 09:41:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Q&A Frida Hansdotter]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=frida-hansdotter-105219.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=frida-hansdotter-105219.htmlTue, 18 Jul 2017 09:51:00 +0100<![CDATA[Q&A Aleksander Aamodt Kilde]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=aleksander-aamodt-kilde.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=aleksander-aamodt-kilde.htmlTue, 04 Jul 2017 10:14:00 +0100<![CDATA[How do our athletes diversify summer training?]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=how-our-athletes-diversify-summer-training.html?cid=rssIn addition to lots of strength training, the teams try to diversify dryland and test lots of other sports. This diversification of summer training is very welcomed by most athletes and should insipre you for great week-end plans.]]>/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=how-our-athletes-diversify-summer-training.htmlFri, 30 Jun 2017 14:17:00 +0100<![CDATA[New members of the FIS family]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=new-members-the-fis-family.html?cid=rssSo far this summer, different athletes got married and some became fathers. Let’s put the spotlight on the new members of the FIS family.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=new-members-the-fis-family.htmlTue, 27 Jun 2017 10:58:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Get active on #OlympicDay with our defending champions]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=get-active-olympicday-with-our-defending-champions.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=get-active-olympicday-with-our-defending-champions.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 09:57:00 +0100<![CDATA[Q&A Federica Brignone]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=federica-brignone-104810.html?cid=rssFederica Brignone is a reference in giant slalom and is becoming more and more competitive in other disciplines as well. Get to know the charming Italian better through our summer Q&A.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=federica-brignone-104810.htmlTue, 20 Jun 2017 14:51:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Lizz Goergl’s successful career is over]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=lizz-goergl-successful-career-over.html?cid=rssAfter many warning signs, Elisabeth Goergl officially announced her retirement today at a press conference in Wien.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=lizz-goergl-successful-career-over.htmlMon, 12 Jun 2017 11:35:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Improvements planned for successful Killington World Cup ]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=improvements-planned-for-successful-killington-world-cup.html?cid=rssSite inspection reveals that Killington plans to go even bigger in 2017. 

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=improvements-planned-for-successful-killington-world-cup.htmlFri, 09 Jun 2017 20:59:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Q&A Mathieu Faivre]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=mathieu-faivre.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=mathieu-faivre.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 12:34:00 +0100<![CDATA[Atle Skaardal sharing thoughts on recent topics]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=atle-skaardal-sharing-thoughts-recent-topics.html?cid=rss/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=atle-skaardal-sharing-thoughts-recent-topics.htmlSun, 04 Jun 2017 16:42:00 +0100<![CDATA[Update on the FIS alpine meetings in Portoroz]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=update-from-the-fis-alpine-meetings-portoroz.html?cid=rssTo conclude a week packed with fruitful meetings, the Alpine Committee gathered all his members on Friday afternoon and the different alpine sub committees and working group presented their proposals and summarised their discussions.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=update-from-the-fis-alpine-meetings-portoroz.htmlMon, 29 May 2017 14:42:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Club5 workshop organised in Portoroz]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=club5-workshop-organised-portoroz.html?cid=rssBefore the traditional FIS spring meetings, Club 5 held its bi-annual workshop gathering its 16 members in Portoroz, with the goal to exchange ideas and discuss important topics related to the organisation of a World Cup event.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=club5-workshop-organised-portoroz.htmlWed, 24 May 2017 10:33:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Q&A Travis Ganong]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=travis-ganong.html?cid=rssAmerican downhiller Travis Ganong has been racing on the most impressive World Cup courses for the past eight years, claiming two victories, one of them this season in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. We took the time to catch up with him and talk about his season, his career and the specifics of downhill ski racing.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=travis-ganong.htmlMon, 22 May 2017 17:40:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Alpine team selections 2017/18]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=alpine-team-selections-2017.html?cid=rssMost teams have finalized their team roster for the upcoming Olympic season. If some notorious athletes will no longer be skiing on the World Cup Tour (see athletes’ retirement), some new promising names made the cut into the national team and will be racing in the highest league from next season on. Here is a summary of our Top 10 nations’ announcements.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=alpine-team-selections-2017.htmlFri, 19 May 2017 16:05:00 +0100
<![CDATA[FIS Alpine officials to meet in Portoroz (SLO)]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-alpine-officials-meet-portoroz-slo.html?cid=rssAfter a short break to recover from the intense 2016/17 season, the focus is now on the winter 2017/18 and the preparations are in full swing. In this sense, the FIS family will gather at the Grand Hotel Bernardin in Portoroz (SLO) from the 24th to 27th of May for the FIS Calendar Conference.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=fis-alpine-officials-meet-portoroz-slo.htmlTue, 16 May 2017 03:18:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Q&A Viktoria Rebensburg]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=viktoria-rebensburg-104288.html?cid=rssGermany's Olympic Champion Viktoria Rebensburg is regularly on the podium in three disciplines and often strong at big events.Next season she is expected to be a contender for the Olympic and season title.

 

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=viktoria-rebensburg-104288.htmlMon, 08 May 2017 14:05:00 +0100
<![CDATA[Starting in the new season with new skis]]>http://www.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=starting-the-new-season-with-new-skis.html?cid=rssThe season didn't end with the last World Cup race for most athletes, and after important weeks of testing, some will go into the Olympic season with new equipment and have changed their ski brand. In the last month, famous globe winners and even a former World Champion announced a change. Here is a look at the most recent changes.

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/alpine-skiing/news-multimedia/news/article=starting-the-new-season-with-new-skis.htmlThu, 04 May 2017 12:04:00 +0100