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...

Italy every year renews itself as a top destination for Alpine skiing. The trend of skiing the mountains during evening hours widens ever more, and more Italian ski resorts have begun offering extensive lighting on the slopes over the last few years.Trentino Alto Adige is the biggest hub for nocturnal sport on the snow. From Tuesday to Sunday, Pla...

L'Italia riscrive la storia dello sci velocità nello Speed Master di Vars in Francia. Ivan Origone ha realizzato con 254,958 km/h il nuovo record del mondo, facendo meglio dei 252,987 del fratello Simone Origone, giunto alle sue spalle. Sugli scudi anche Valentina Greggio che ha stabilito anche lei il nuovo primato mondiale femminile con 247,083 km...

Peter Fill became the first Italian to win the men's downhill title, while Beat Feuz of Switzerland triumphed in the last race in the discipline at the World Cup finals on Wednesday.   Fill started the race level on points with Aksel Lund Svindal, who has been sidelined with a knee injury since January, and four points above Dominik Paris, w...

Italian Simone Origone on Friday bettered his own world speed skiing record when he raced to a top speed of 252.632 kilometres per hour (156.978 mph). Origone's eye-watering effort down the specially groomed Chabrieres piste in the French resort of Vars bettered his previous best of 252.454 kph set in March 2014.   Windy conditions forc...

The U.S. Ski Team has brought in Alberto Senigagliesi (sen-u-GLAZE-ee) to take over as the women's speed coach. The former Italian men's speed coach steps in for Stefan Abplanalp, who left the team after one season in charge. Senigagliesi said he's looking forward to building a "strong group on the mountain and maintain the energy off the...