Category Archives: World Cup

World Cup Big Air Ramp Takes Shape in Quebec

Quebec City (QC), Canada – In addition to the cross-country World Cup Finals just announced, the FIS World Cup will also be visiting Quebec this winter for Snowboard and Freestyle Ski World Cups, including an urban Big Air competition in downtown Quebec City. Work is now well underway to erect the big air structure at L’Îlot Fleurie downtown. … Continue reading World Cup Big Air Ramp Takes Shape in Quebec

Season Over for Svindal

Oslo, Norway – Norwegian ski racing powerhouse Aksel Lund Svindal is out for the remainder of the World Cup season — and the World Championships — following knee surgery. Like American Ted Ligety, Svindal has opted for surgery to relieve nagging physical complaints. In Svindal’s case, it’s his knee. “Here we go again,” Svindal posted … Continue reading Season Over for Svindal

Quebec Takes Over Hosting Duties for Cross-Country World Cup Final

Quebec (QC), Canada – In the wake of a Russian doping scandal, Quebec City has stepped forward to host the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country Ski World Cup Finals on the Plains of Abraham this March. The FIS, the Quebec Winter Events Corporation, Cross-Country Canada and event promoter Gestev have confirmed that cross-country skiing’s elite … Continue reading Quebec Takes Over Hosting Duties for Cross-Country World Cup Final

Wiles Earns First Career Podium In Altenmarkt Downhill

Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria – Oregon’s Jackie Wiles skied to her first career Audi FIS Ski World Cup podium on Sunday, finishing third in the much anticipated downhill in Altenmarkt. After three days of weather delays, the women ran an early morning downhill training run Sunday, and then headed back to the start for the real deal. The track at … Continue reading Wiles Earns First Career Podium In Altenmarkt Downhill

Kristoffersen Wins Wengen Slalom

Wengen, Switzerland – Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen battled a tough weekend of weather to win Sunday’s classic Wengen World Cup slalom over Marcel Hirscher. Felix Neureuther of Germany was third. Kristoffersen also won last year’s slalom in Wengen, but due to lack of snow last year’s slalom course was set on the downhill track, which has a complete … Continue reading Kristoffersen Wins Wengen Slalom

Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle

Font Romeu, France – Park City’s McRae Williams scored his first World Cup win at the freeskiing season’s opening slopestyle World Cup event in France on Saturday. Both men’s and women’s finals were canceled due to weather. It was a great win for Williams, who finished second at last season’s Mammoth U.S. Grand Prix/FIS World Cup slopestyle … Continue reading Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle