At the beginning of their careers most athletes cut their teeth at FIS Children’s races, a category for the developing youngsters aged 12 to 15 and extremely competitive at that.
After three years with the Swedes Pfeifer to lead the Austrian slalom team
Numerous World Cup racers and many others including fans took part in the Björn Sieber Memorial Race in Damüls last weekend.
Two ski resorts at the opposite ends of the world are celebrating Halloween in an unusual manner.
The FIS World Cup season may be over but FIS athletes are still busy skiing for great causes and with the pressure and stress over, they are out having some fun too.
After the Carlsberg High5 in Verbier, the Red Bull SSKILLS in Lenzerheide and the Südtirol Gardenissima 2012 in Val Gardena / Gröden last weekend, the season end fun races continue with the Jon Olsson Invitational in Åre, Sweden.
FIS Race Chief Gunter Hujara waiting for the weather to change
Snow is forecast for today and Saturday; more than 500 workers trying to prepare the downhill course for Saturday
Colorado and Canada seem to be doing better than Europe in terms of getting the white stuff this November and as a result, World Cup teams are flocking to North America for training. (PHOTO: Bode Miller and the U.S. Team have been training in Vail, Colo., since last week.)