Tagged: Alpine Skiing

Norway’s Olympic success sets high bar

Even with some legends retiring, expect to see Norwegians on podiums this winter Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Last season, the Norwegian Winter Olympic squad was the most successful nation at the Games with 39...

Norwegian ski legend dead at 88

Stein Eriksen left a mark on Alpine skiing worldwide as an Olympian, instructor, and “Father of Freestyle” Salt Lake Tribune One of the most recognized names in the ski world, legendary Alpine skier Stein...

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...

Sun Valley Nordic Festival

The First Annual Sun Valley Nordic Festival will take place January 30-February 7, 2010. The festival features 9 days of activities, races, clinics and fun events along with a $49, 9-day valley-wide Nordic trail pass,...

Ski team inks two Norwegians

  Alaska Anchorage’s head ski coach Trond Flagstad announced last month the signing of Christopher Kollenborg (Haslum, Norway) and Andreas Adde (Østerås, Norway) to join the Alpine squad for the 2009-10 season. Kollenborg is...