Tag Archives: Austria

Parrot Golden at Air + Style Innsbruck

Innsbruck, Austria – One of snowboarding’s biggest competitions, the Air + Style Innsbruck stop is one of the highlights of the snowboard calendar. Fresh off his win at X Games Aspen 2017 Big Air, Bromont, Quebec’s Max Parrot asserted his Big Air dominance once again by taking home the top spot in Saturday’s competition. The Canadian landed … Continue reading Parrot Golden at Air + Style Innsbruck

Hackers Collect Ransom to Unlock Austrian Ski Hotel

Kitzbuehel, Austria – Visiting the Austrian ski resort of Kitzbuehel is all about spending time in the great outdoors, but guests staying at the four-star Hotel Jägerwirt over the weekend got to spend a little more time outside their rooms than they expected. Hackers broke into the hotel’s computer system and used the electronic key entry system to prevent … Continue reading Hackers Collect Ransom to Unlock Austrian Ski Hotel

Kelley Excites Schladming Crowd

Schladming, Austria – Robby Kelley—the top American finisher at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom in Schladming tonight—delighting the crowd by hiking back up the course to finish 27th, over 50 seconds off first place. Over 60,000 wild fans showed up at the night race in Schladming, an annual tradition just two hours down the … Continue reading Kelley Excites Schladming Crowd

Skier Falls From Chairlift Onto Car

Semmering, Austria – There’s one thing about reporting about skiing: people are always finding new ways to hurt themselves. A 29-year-old Hungarian woman is hospitalized in Austria after breaking several bones in a 23-foot fall from a chairlift onto a passing car below. The incident occurred on Monday at the Stuhleck ski area in Semmering. The victim … Continue reading Skier Falls From Chairlift Onto Car

Great Britain Steals Show at Kitzbuehel Slalom

Kitzbuehel, Austria – At Sunday’s Hahnenkamm Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom, a British man stepped onto a surprise podium. British slalom sensation Dave Ryding was the story of the day, delighting his country’s ski racing fans by winning the first run of slalom in the biggest ski weekend of the season in front of a crowd … Continue reading Great Britain Steals Show at Kitzbuehel Slalom

Dominik Paris Wins Hahnenkamm

Kitzbuehel, Austria – Italy’s Dominik Paris took the victory in the famed Hahnenkamm Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel on Saturday over two surprise Frenchmen, Valentin Giraud Moine in second and Johan Clarey in third. Bright sunshine allowed the race to be run in front of 50,000 fans from the very top of the … Continue reading Dominik Paris Wins Hahnenkamm

Mayer Wins Hahnenkamm Super G

Kitzbuehel, Austria – The 77th edition of the Hahnenkamm race weekend — the Super Bowl of ski racing — officially kicked off in Kitzbuehel on Friday with a super G held on the legendary Streif course. Austrian Matthias Maier clocked the fastest time and whipped the home-country crowd into a celebratory frenzy, followed by Italy’s Christof Innerhorfer in … Continue reading Mayer Wins Hahnenkamm Super G