• Ladies big final finish in Watles

    Thompson and Fiva back on the podium in the second race in Watles

    The second of this weekend’s back-to-back Audi Ski Cross World Cup competitions in Watles (ITA) took to the Sud Tirolian resort’s sweeping SX track on Sunday morning, and by race’s end it was Marielle Thompson (CAN) and Alex Fiva (SUI) emerging triumphant from a pair of thrilling big final heats.

  • Armin Niederer crossing the finish line in Watles

    Naeslund and Niederer with the victory in the first race in Watles

    After several delays and setbacks due to windy, snowy, and foggy weather conditions, the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup finally got down to business for the first time in 2017 on Saturday, with Sandra Naeslund (SWE) claiming the first victory of her ski cross career in ladies’ competition and Armin Neiderer (SUI) winning his first World Cup in over four years in the first of back-to-back competitions this weekend in Watles (ITA).