Tagged: Aksel Lund Svindal

Svindal and Vonn say farewell with medals

Two legends end racing careers on a high Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway In the same city—Åre, Sweden—and on the same hill that he won his first World Championship 12 years ago, Norwegian skiing...

Svindal takes silver in final race of career

Olympic champion retires with a thrilling Norwegian one-two The Local Olympic champion Aksel Lund Svindal retired from alpine skiing with a bang Feb. 9 as he won world downhill silver in a thrilling Norwegian...

Svindal to sit out World Cup opening

Following a crash in January, the downhill skier struggles to recover from a knee injury in time for the new season Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Molly Jones The Norwegian American Last season ended...

From Alpine skier to sports app developer

Aksel Lund Svindal uses his down time on Spond Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Aksel Lund Svindal made a triumphant return to World Cup downhill at Lake Louise, when he recently won the season opener....

Svindal celebrates: "About time I won again."

Aksel Lund Svindal made a great comeback after the downhill race on Saturday, and won the super-G race in Lake Louise, Canada on Sunday. Svindal can now record his 15th victory in the Alpine...

Lack of snow threatens slalom opening

There were great conditions on the Rettenbacher glacier near Sölden as the Alpine World Cup began with its first race of the year, but in Finland the snow was scarce, and now the joke...

Svindal's coach Arnesen leaves Norway ski team

Aksel Lund Svindal’s coach has resigned after five years as the head of Norway’s men’s Alpine ski team. Marius Arnesen said on the Norwegian federation’s Web site that after “an incredible time” he wanted...

Resurgent Svindal wins Gardena super-G

Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal powered to his first win of the season in a close super-G race at the Saslong Classic on Friday. Last season’s World Cup overall and super-G champion had managed only...

Svindal finishes 9th in Super G

The Face de Bellevarde slope in Val d’Isere, France didn’t make many friends during last season’s FIS World Championships, but she was singing today (Dec. 11) under sunny skies as the men of the...