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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Thibe Deseyn: “The YOG will get ski mountaineering more widely known”

    At the age of 16, Thibe Deseyn was named “Rookie of the Year 2019” in Switzerland thanks to her brilliant results in the three disciplines of ski mountaineering. Born and raised in Leysin, which will be hosting the freestyle skiing and snowboarding events of the YOG Lausanne 2020, she is already immersed in the Olympic atmosphere and fully intends to win one or more medals in the sprint, individual and team events held at Villars sur Ollon.
    02 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • Document

    St. Moritz 1948

    As for the first St. Moritz Games in 1928, the “Rapport général sur les Ves Jeux Olympiques d'hiver, St-Moritz 1948” is very brief official report and was published in French only. The Games report contains fewer than 20 pages; the rest of the work is devoted entirely to the results of the Games.
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Queen of the slopes: Amelie Klopfenstein reflects on ‘incredible’ Lausanne 2020 experience

    Amelie Klopfenstein was one of the stories of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), going from Switzerland’s reserve list to winning two gold medals and a bronze at Lausanne 2020. The 17-year-old Alpine skier sat down with olympic.org to discuss her YOG experience and hopes for the future.
    28 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Alpine Skiing, Switzerland
  • News | Turin 2006

    When Kjetil André Aamodt started his golden quest

    With eight Olympic podium places and four gold medals, no one has topped this achievement in Olympic Alpine skiing. From his first to his last title, Kjetil André Aamodt was a Super-G champion who turned expectations on their head. From the young 19-year-old unknown in Albertville 1992, to the 34-year-old outsider in Turin fourteen years later, he had to believe in himself when no one else did.
    18 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Norway, Alpine Skiing, Albertville 1992, Lillehammer 1994, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006
  • News | Innsbruck 1976

    5 February 1976, Innsbruck – Franz Klammer writes the greatest page of his story

    He remains the king of the downhill, the most successful skier of anyone in his discipline in the World Cup. But Franz Klammer's career took an exceptional turn when he won in front of a huge crowd during the Innsbruck Games on 5 February 1976. The story of a day like no other...
    05 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Innsbruck 1976, Alpine Skiing
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