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Alpine Skiing – ‘The Amazing Super-G Herminator’

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