Italy offers the possibility of places to ski even in the month of October, and this thanks to the presence of glaciers on the mountain range of the Alps that delimits the Italian territory to the north. One of these places is Cervinia which is located in Val d’Aosta. Italian Traditions will guide you on the discovery of this magnificent mountain v...

Rowing Erin Cafaro (1983, Modesto, CA), NCAA rowing champion in 2005 and 2006. Gold medal with the 4 without (4-) of the U.S. team at the Under 23 World Championships in Amsterdam 2005. Always with the national team but 4 light, Erin won a gold at the 2006 World Cup in Munich. Cafaro also boasts 2 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing and 2004 London...

Zany Italian Sofia Goggia denied Lindsey Vonn the chance to reclaim the Olympic downhill gold with a winning run that perfectly mixed aggression and control in the marquee event of women's Alpine skiing at the Pyeongchang Games on Wednesday. The bubbly 25-year-old from Bergamo clocked one minute, 39.22 seconds to take gold nine hundredths of a seco...

As recently as this past Sunday, Julia Mancuso still held out hope that she would qualify for her fifth Olympic Winter Games. “I’m not racing,” she tweeted from a downhill race in Austria’s Bad Kleinkirchheim on Sunday. “Saving my energy and hoping to have my best races in Cortina!!! One more week to qualify for the Olympics!” But the pain from a d...

Abruzzo, mountainous and park-covered terrain, boasts numerous ski resorts where visitors can have a blast practicing their favorite winter sports. The mountains of Abruzzo offer fantastic snowfall during the coldest and most rigid weather, and thus are ideal for a large smattering of outfits and installations - including those that work to maintai...

Con la quinta vittoria consecutiva stagionale arriva la terza Coppa del Mondo consecutiva di sci di velocità per Valentina Greggio, già medaglia d'oro al Mondiale in questa stagione, e sostanzialmente inattaccabile dalla concorrenza. Anche oggi, a Grandvalira (Andorra), Greggio ha messo a segno la migliore velocità fra le donne con 188,79 km/h, pre...

Secondo oro mondiale per Valentina Greggio. Sulla pista di Idre, in Svezia, la ventiseienne di Verbania è stata ancora la più veloce di tutte con un picco di 171,50 chilometri orari, sufficienti per mettersi alle spalle la francese Karine Dubouchet Revol che non è andata oltre i 170,76 km/h. Bronzo alla svedese Lisa Hovland Uden con 169,18 km/h. Or...

by Claudia Astarita   The three Corno del Renon (Bolzano) ski facilities have opened on December 13th. They have easy slopes, never crowded and with family friendly prices. They offer different activities and options, for the youngest and the eldest within an amazing natural scenario.   Surrounded by an astonishing view on the Dolomit...

Each night at the medals ceremony in Vail Village, some of the best ski racers in the world clutch artwork created by Italian artist Carlo Trost as they stand atop the podium, grinning.   Trost created 100 of the trophies, which are red, white and blue ski bibs, each sculpted in resin. They are given to the top podium finishers of each 2015...

by Tom Winter The warm scents of the Mediterranean followed us as we turned inland from Italy's Mediterranean coast and headed toward the mountains. We could see through the early spring haze that there was snow up there; an unlikely rumor from under the palms that dotted the promenades of the coastal fishing villages.   With daylight fadin...