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  • News | Sochi 2014

    They might be giants: Sochi 2014 prepares for battle of the champions in women’s giant slalom

    The women’s giant slalom, which takes place on the slopes of Rosa Khutor on 18 February, promises to be thrilling contest, with a field that reads like a who’s who of women’s Alpine vying for a place on the podium. Among them will be the defending champion Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany, who was just 19 when she won gold four years ago in Vancouver. She faces a tough task, with the likes of Tina Maze, Lara Gut, Maria Höfl-Riesh, Julia Mancuso and Anna Fenninger  - all Sochi 2014 medallists already – eyeing the coveted giant slalom gold, not to mention teenage sensation Mikaela Shiffrin.
    18 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Six of the best for history-maker Lodwick

    Todd Lodwick made his Olympic debut at Lillehammer 1994, at the age of 17. Now, 20 years later, he is preparing to be Team USA's flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony, ahead of competing at Sochi 2014. In doing so the Nordic combined specialist, who won silver at Vancouver 2010, will become the first American in history to participate at six editions of the Winter Games.
    05 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Nordic Combined, United States of America
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Bjørgen sets gold standard in Toblach

    Triple Olympic cross-country champion Marit Bjørgen sent a warning to her rivals with a double success in Toblach (ITA) over the weekend.
    04 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Seventh World Cup victory for outstanding Shiffrin

    American Mikaela Shiffrin secured the seventh World Cup slalom win of her career in Flachau (AUT) on Tuesday – triumphing at the venue for the second year in a row.
    16 Jan 2014 | Olympic News, Sochi 2014, Vancouver 2010, Alpine Skiing, Freestyle Skiing, United States of America, SHIFFRIN, Mikaela, Australia, LASSILA, Lydia, People's Republic of China, LIU, Zhongqing
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Mikaela Shiffrin, Slalom’s teenage sensation

    A mere 17-year-old when she became the slalom world champion at Schladming in February 2013, American skier Mikaela Shiffrin followed that feat by clinching the FIS World Cup crystal globe a month later. Not surprisingly, the teen sensation is widely expected to star at Sochi 2014.
    06 Jan 2014 | Olympic News, Sochi 2014, athlete-new-faces, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, SHIFFRIN, Mikaela
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    Schild sets new slalom victory record

    Austria’s Marlies Schild produced a superb comeback to secure a record 35th World Cup slalom victory in front of an adoring home crowd in Lienz on December 29 – although she was outshone by world title holder Mikaela Shiffrin in Bormio (ITA) the following week.
    06 Jan 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Austria
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