Lindsey Vonn: now the most successful American alpine skier ever. At the tender age of 27, she has already achieved gold medals in all five disciplines of alpine skiing, won three consecutive overall World Cup and downhill championships, and won 45 World Cup races in her career. The list goes on. However, as lifestyle magazine [...]
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27 August 2010
As the Official Alpine Skiing Venue of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler Blackcomb have unveil an Olympic Legacy display at the Roundhouse Lodge on Whistler Mountain. With Canada’s record breaking medal haul on home soil, the display illustrates the successes of local Olympic and Paralympic winter athletes as well as Games-time highlights.
17 August 2010
It’s been a good few weeks at Perisher with lots of fresh snow and virtually all of the resort’s terrain open. In addition, this weekend Olympic Halfpipe Gold Medallist and Perisher Ambassador Torah Bright is being honoured at Australia’s largest ski area with the resort’s Superpipe officially re-named “Brights’ Pipe”.
7 August 2010
Violinist Vanessa-Mae is hoping to ski for Thailand in the 2014 downhill ski competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia according to Thai media reports. Vanessa, who is a British citizen, first tried to compete in the 2002 Games at Salt Lake City but was unable to get Thai citizenship arranged in time. [...]
28 July 2010
Once it was the capital of the Tyrol, now it is naming itself the capital of the Alps. Innsbruck will host its third Olympics, the first ever Youth Olympic Winter Games from 13 to 22 January 2012.