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The Genesis of Mikaela Shiffrin: U.S. Alpine Skier & Olympic Gold Medalist | NowThis

The Genesis of Mikaela Shiffrin: U.S. Alpine Skier & Olympic Gold Medalist | NowThis

Mikaela Shiffrin is already one of the best skiers in history, and she’s only 22. Shiffrin’s family bounced around during her childhood. She was born in Colorado, moved to New Hampshire at the age of 8, and then returned to Colorado as a teen. She also attended middle school in Vermont. Through all that change, …

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How Tina Maze became a sports icon in Skiing | Legends Live On

How Tina Maze became a sports icon in Skiing | Legends Live On

She always had fabulous technique. She had a natural gift for gliding. Tina is the strongest yet the most fragile athlete in modern downhill skiing. My career was like a roller-coaster, I would say. There’ll never be anybody like Tina, for the next 200 years. (LEGENDS LIVE ON) (CRNA NA KOROSKEM) Skiing in Crna is …

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World Record – Anna Gasser | Best Female Snowboarder | Cab Triple Underflip 1260

World Record – Anna Gasser | Best Female Snowboarder | Cab Triple Underflip 1260

“Hi I’m Anna Gasser, an Austrian snowboarder. This season, I was the first to do a jump at the Stubai glacier that no other woman has managed before!” The Cab Triple Underflip 1260. “Once you’ve jumped, there is no going back. Thank God I had enough control in the air and I knew as soon …

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Women ‘Deserve Equal Opportunity’ to Compete in Four-Man Bobsleigh: Kaillie Humphries

I know that I am one of the best pilots in the world, and it doesn’t matter, male or female. Driving a bobsled is a skill. We’ve been told right from day 1 that women can’t do it. That we’re not strong enough, we’re not big enough, we don’t have enough skill, that it’s too …

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Emily Sweeney’s luge crash stuns Olympic crowds

Emily Sweeney’s luge crash stuns Olympic crowds

Emily Sweeney’s luge crash stuns Olympic crowds US luger Emily Sweeney suffered a frightening crash Tuesday at the womens singles competition during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. Sweeney was on curve No. 12 in her final run of the event when she bounced around the track and crashed. Sweeney was conscious and she eventually got up and …

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Biathlon Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Biathlon Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

(PYEONGCHANG 2018 STORIES TO WATCH) (BIATHLON) A mix of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting, biathlon was first contested at the Olympics in 1960. It was and still is a test of contrary mandates – speed the legs and heart through the aerobic demands of skiing and pause to slow the heart rate sufficiently to fire …

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Loacker Team | Doppelinterview Alexia und Federica

Loacker Team | Doppelinterview Alexia und Federica

Double Interview with Alexia and Federica What was her best performance? Her best performance was the mass start at Anterselva. Exactly. Federica this year managed fifth place in the sprint at Hochfilzen. What is her favourite singer? The Chainsmokers, isn’t it? Of course. And yours??? She’s always singing and knows all the songs. So it’s …

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Cross Country Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Cross Country Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

Pyeongchang 2018 – stories to watch. Cross-country skiing. Cross-country skiing was part of the inaugural Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, 1924. Its epic contests of stamina leave enduring images of beards draped in growing icicles and sinewy limbs growing more rubbery as they hum through the elements and biting fatigue. (EVENTS AT PYEONGCHANG 2018) In …