Tagged: Slalom

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Norway’s “gods” of winter sports

Skiing & skating through history Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American More than 4,000 years before the Winter Olympics were initiated in 1924, an ancestral Norwegian or Sámi carved an image in a rock of...

Who’s the king?

Kristoffersen wins sixth slalom this season Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway More than 50,000 people were present in Schladming, Austria, to see Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen win his sixth slalom in an impressive World Cup...

Norwegian words in English: Slalom

M. Michael Brady The Foreigner Slalom in English is a loanword from Norwegian. It is anglicised from the original slalåm, which is a competitive skiing event in which racers descend singly in a zigzag...

Svindal wins overall World Cup ski title

  ARE, Sweden (AFP) — Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal won the World Cup overall title for the second time here Saturday (Feb. 14) when his sole remaining rival, Benjamin Raich of Austria, dramatically crashed...