Nov 25The first World Cup downhill training of the season was this evening run in Lake Louise, Canada. Aksel Lund Svindal did a tremedous training run finishing 1.63 seconds faster than the best non-Norwegian, Erik Guay from Canada. Between them, we find Kjetil Jansrud 0.72 sec behind Svindal. Photo from nrk.no.
Nov 30After today's snow control the scheduled Europacup for ladies December 10th to 12th is confirmed according to chief of race Ole Johan Bjørge.
Nov 30Ten years after his first World Cup victory in Lake Louise and after one year absence from the World Cup, Aksel Lund Svindal stroke fiercely back winning both the downhill and the Super-G in the first speed events of this season in Lake Louise.
Nov 18After the positive snow control from November 16th, FIS confirms the scheduled races in Lake Louise, Canada, November 28th and 29th. This means the start of the season for speed events for Aksel Lund Svindal, Kjetil Jansrud and the other speed specialists. We are looking forward to the WC come-back for Aksel after injury, and to Kjetil's return to Lake Louise, where he started his fantastic speed season last year.
Nov 15Bente Fjellstad Bjørge has accepted an offer to be chief of volunteers in the Kvitfjell organization. Bente, who has her daily work for Ringebu Kommune, knows the WC organization well. She was one of a group of secretaries during the Olympic Games in Kvitfjell in 1994, and she had the position of Race Secretary directly after the Olympic Games. The last two years she has worked in the Volunteers Department under Lars Smestadmoen's leadership.
Nov 05The traditional season start in slalom ladies and men in Levi, Finland, November 14th to 15th is cancelled due to lack of snow, warm weather and unfavourable weather forecast according to FIS official communication.
Oct 25The men's alpine World Cup season started as usual with GS in Soelden the last Sunday in October. Norway was represented by six racers, and four of them made it to the final round. Under very challenging conditions Henrik Kristoffersen (photo) obtained a sixth place, while our speed specialists Svindal and Jansrud ended as number 24 and 25 and Leif Kristian Haugen as number 28. (Photo from NRK TV.)
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