Tag Archives: alpine skiing

Alpine Skiing – What are its origins and in what it consists?

The first alpine skiing competition, as recognised by the international regulatory body (FIS) took place in Oslo, Norway, around the 1850s. This first event was the one that is more aggressive and faster of all alpine skiing events: ‘The Downhill’ Alpine skiing emerged as an evolution from cross-country skiing (check our earlier post about ´Nordic Combined’ to see

Women Giant Slalom – Semmering Run 1: Anna Fenninger P1; Maze P3

The last Women’s Giant Slalom of 2012 is being held at Semmering, Austria. Alpine Skiing – ‘The Giant Slalom’ Run 1 just finished a few moments ago and Local Skier Anna Fenninger  set the fastest time with 1:06:42, 0:56 tenths of a second quicker than French Lady Tessa Worley. Fenninger is currently 5th in the GS overall

Women’s Alpine Skiing Slalom – USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin Wins!

Women’s Slalom, held today in Are, Sweden, saw USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin taking the win after the two runs were completed. Shiffrin made 2nd best in run 1 and recorded the fastest slalom in run 2 for an aggregated time of 1:45:36, 0:29 seconds better than local skier Frida Hansdotter that had the best time after run 1. Alpine Skiing

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