News Archive; April 2007


Freeman, Mannix Repeat Titles
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (April 1) - Kris Freeman (Andover, NH) and Taz Mannix (Anchorage, AK) each collected their second U....
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02. April 2007

US Skiing Notes, Richardson Takes Combined Crown
GIRDWOOD, Alaska (April 1) - Resi Stiegler (Jackson Hole, WY) shook off the frustration of giving away the slalom title ...
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02. April 2007

Cochran Wins U.S. Slalom Gold in AK
GIRDWOOD, Alaska (April 1) - Jimmy Cochran (Keene, NH), returning to the venue where he won two gold medals three years ...
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02. April 2007

Piller Cottrer Italian XC Champion on 50k
Results from the Italian cross-country champs, 50k classic for men, 30k classic for women. 1. Piller Cottrer Pietro (...
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02. April 2007

Ligety Adds GS Title As Championships End
GIRDWOOD, Alaska (April 3) - Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) overcame flight light, which created tricky conditions, to earn ...
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04. April 2007

Bill Demong completes career best season
Nordic combined skier Bill Demong just finished the best season of his career winning a silver medal at World Championsh...
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04. April 2007

Inaugural Grand Prix ‘Sprint Tour’ in Russia
The first-ever Grand Prix ‘Sprint Tour’ took place in Russia from 28th - 31st March. This new competition series consist...
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04. April 2007

Season Review Alpine Skiing (06/07)
FIS Chief Race Directors for Alpine Skiing, Günter Hujara for the men, and Atle Skaardal for the ladies, shared some of ...
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05. April 2007

Garmisch Hill Going Down (Ger.)
Schanzenabriss am Gudiberg: 800 Gramm reichen für die „alte Dame“ Garmisch-Partenkirchen (dsv) Nur 800 Gramm Sprengstof...
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05. April 2007

OLYMPIC CROSS-COUNTRY SKI QUEEN SET TO WELCOME NEW HEIR
—Beckie Scott and husband Justin Wadsworth expecting first child— Calgary—Canada’s most decorated Olympic cross-co...
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05. April 2007

Retiring stars After 2007
After three seasons with title events, and with two or three years to go before the next FIS World Championships or Olym...
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11. April 2007

New Hill in Garmisch
The end of an era: Destruction of the Old Lady The “Old Lady” on the Gudiberg The “Old Lady” of the Ski Jum...
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11. April 2007

2007 XC Season Review by Jurg Capol in FIS
FIS Race Directors for Nordic Skiing, Jürg Capol for Cross-Country Skiing, Walter Hofer for Ski Jumping, and Uli Wehling...
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11. April 2007

2007 SJ Season Review by Walter Hofer in FIS
Walter Hofer: We often have relatively large fluctuations during the season following the Olympic Winter Games. This yea...
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11. April 2007

SL/GS Head Coach Morin Steps Down
Rearick moves up from Europa Cup PARK CITY, Utah (April 13) - Mike Morin, U.S. men's slalom and giant slalom head coa...
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13. April 2007

Skjeldal, Johaug Strong in XC Uphill Event in Norway
The Norwegian cross-country skier did an long uphill ski event at Voss this weekend. The event went from 300 meters up t...
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15. April 2007

Swe. XC News (Swe.)
Tomas Ringsby Petersson, ny Förbundsdirektör i Svenska Skidförbundet Falun den 16 april 2007 Svenska Skidförbun...
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16. April 2007

Sweden Withdraw 2013 Candidacy to Host Nordic Worlds
The Swedish alternative with the 3 places Falun/Borlange and Stockholm has been withdrawn as a candidate for the 2013 No...
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17. April 2007

FIS XC Chief Speaks on 08 XC Season to WS
www.wintersport.as spoke to Juerg Capol, FIS Race Director for Cross-Country, about some of the major issues for last s...
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18. April 2007

Snow challenges Cross-Country Continental Cups
Organizationally, the 2006/2007 season was very challenging for most of the nine FIS Cross-Country Continental Cups. In ...
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18. April 2007

FIS News, Proposed Changes in Qualification Rules for Ski Jumping
Busy review and analysis weekend for the Nordics Tour de Ski debrief in Val di Fiemme More than 30 representati...
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18. April 2007

Markus Mayr and Hans Pieren appointed FIS Race Directors Slalom / Giant Slalom
FIS is pleased to welcome Markus Mayr (35) to the team supporting the ladies’ Audi FIS Alpine World Cup as of the 2007/0...
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18. April 2007

Flora Sweeps SuperTour Titles, Freeman Sets Mark
PARK CITY, Utah (April 18) - Olympian Lars Flora (Anchorage, AK) swept all three individual men's titles - overall, dist...
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19. April 2007

Norway Make 07/08 Biathlon Team Selections
Norway has made selections for the 2007/2008 biathlon national teams: Notably absent from women’s team is Gunn Margit...
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19. April 2007

U.S. Ski Team Celebrates 2007 Success
PARK CITY, Utah (April 19) – The U.S. Ski Team celebrated another banner year with the 2007 season as American athletes ...
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19. April 2007

Speed Skiing News (Swe.)
Guld och brons i speedski VM Det blev som väntat en svensk succé på damsidan när VM i speedski avgjordes i Verbier i...
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19. April 2007

Skarverennet 2007 News (Nor.)
Alt klart for fulltegnet Skarverenn Skarverennet er ett av verdens største skirenn. Rennet går fra Finse til Ust...
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19. April 2007

Jaerbyn to Continue one more Season (Swe.)
Patrik Järbyn kör vidare Nu har Patrik Järbyn bestämt sig för att satsa på ytterligare en säsong i den alpina världs...
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20. April 2007

Skarverennet 2007 Results
Spennende eliteoppgjør i strålende Skarverenn (PS – uoffisielle resultater) Årets Skarverenn arrangeres i dag...
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21. April 2007

XC Finals for 2008 with Suggested New Format, 3 Events in 3 Days
These are some new SUGGESTED rules for the cross-county world cup finals for 2008. We do stress that there may be change...
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21. April 2007

4 Men from 07 Season Left of Nor. XC Men’s Teams for 08
Norway made selections for the 2007/2008 cross-country season today: Women’s teams: ...
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23. April 2007

Falun 2013 Nordic Worlds Candidate
Falun, Sweden, will apply to host the 2013 Nordic world championships. Falun was originally planning to submit an app...
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24. April 2007

Marcialonga 2008 News
ENTRIES TO THE 35th MARCIALONGA ARE OPEN 200 ATHLETES HAVE ALREADY ENROLLED FOR THE 2008 EDITION The summer seaso...
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24. April 2007

JOHN CASSELS NAMED DIRECTOR OF CANADIAN WORLD CUP ALPINE EVENTS
Upcoming ski season features record 10 World Cup races at three resorts CALGARY, AB (April 24th, 2007) – With Ca...
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25. April 2007

Falun Confirmed as 2013 Nordic Worlds Applicant
It is now confirmed that Falun indeed will apply to host the 2013 Nordic worlds. In Swedish Svenska Skidförbundet ...
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25. April 2007

Ger. Bia News, Coaches for 08 Season Clera (Ger.)
Biathlon: Trainerteams komplett Planegg/Oberhof (dsv) Die Biathleten des Deutschen Skiverbandes werden mit Beginn der...
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25. April 2007

Kostelic Retires
The most successful Alpine Skiing racer in the last decade announced her retirement at the age of 25. "I would like to k...
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25. April 2007

Norway also on top of Junior Worlds medals table
Four official FIS Junior World Championships were staged during the 2006/2007 season. The 26th FIS Alpine Junior World S...
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25. April 2007

6 Austrian Athletes Banned from Olympic Games
6 German winter sports athletes have been permanently banned from participating in and future Olympic games. Full sto...
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25. April 2007

5 Candidates for 2013 Nordic Worlds
These are unofficial candidates that are to apply for the 2013 Nordic world championships. Official applications are to ...
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26. April 2007

German XC 07/08 Coaches Update (Ger.)
Langlauf: Hämäläinen übernimmt neue Funktion Der Deutsche Skiverband hat auf seiner Trainerklausur in Baden-Baden ein...
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26. April 2007

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