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...

"Cortina ce l'ha fatta. Il Consiglio Fis, riunito a Cancun (Mex), ha votato positivamente affidando all'Italia il Mondiale di sci alpino 2021. L'assegnazione del Mondiale a Cortina d'Ampezzo è stata annunciata pochi minuti fa dal Presidente della Federazione internazionale dello sci (Fis), Gianfranco Kasper".   E' quanto si legge sul sito uf...

  WTI Magazine #52    2015 January, 23Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   Good news for the ski team on the eve of the next World Cup, scheduled in Colorado from February 2nd to February 15th. For sure, these are not the times of Tomba and Compagnoni, or even of Giuliano Razzoli (Olympic gold in Vancouver in 2010 in the special...

by Barbara Ganz   After losing to the Swedish city of Åre the 2019 World Ski Championships, Cortina d'Ampezzo, in the province of Belluno, in recent days was designated as the host of the 2021 World Ski Championships. The World Ski Championships are events that can attract tens of thousands of visitors.   The estimates predict a...