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Downhill Val Gardena (Italy): USA’s Steven Nyman Speeds Faster than all!

Downhill Val Gardena (Italy): USA’s Steven Nyman Speeds Faster than all!

In a thrilling finish after snow and visibility conditions improved, veteran skier Steven Nyman took the win with 1:28:82 in Val Gardena’s (Italy) Downhill (the 3rd of the 2012/2013 season) that just ended a few minutes ago. His previous best result was precisely a win in Val Gardena’s Downhill in late 2007. Rok Perko from Slovenia took

Alpine Skiing – ‘The Amazing Super-G Herminator’

Super-G stands for super giant slalom, an event that combines the speed of downhill with the more precise turns of giant slalom. The course is shorter than downhill but longer than a giant slalom course, and includes high-speed turns, jumps and gliding phases. Each skier makes one run down a single course and the fastest time

Super Athletes – Luc Alphand: From super speed ski star to Dakar Rally Winner

Luc Alphand  is a former french alpine skier and race car driver. Alphand made his World Cup skiing debut in 1984 at the age of 19. In 1997 he managed to win the World Cup by collecting points only in the two-speed disciplines – downhill and Super-G – a unique achievement in World Cup history. In 1996 he

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