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Kari Traa

Kari Traa About Norwegian freestyle skier who won three Olympic medals in the moguls event, including a gold in 2002 at the Salt Lake City games. Other Informations She first competed in the Olympics in 1998, winning a bronze in the moguls event. She was named “Sexiest woman in Norway” in 2002 by the magazine …

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Kikkan Randall

Kikkan Randall About Cross-country skiier who won the silver medal at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 2009, and was also an Olympic medalist. Other Informations She was a state champion in cross-country running in high school. She became the first American woman to medal in cross country skiing at the FIS Nordic World …

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Niklas Dyrhaug

Niklas Dyrhaug About Cross-country skier who won gold medals in the 4×10 kilometers at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 2015 and 2017. He has competed for the Norwegian ski club Tydal IL. Other Informations He took up skiing while living in Tydal, Norway.  He has been an ambassador for the Daehlie brand.  His parents’ names are Tove …

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Stein Eriksen

Stein Eriksen About Norwegian alpine skier who won four gold medals in the 1950s, one of them an Olympic gold medal from the 1952 Oslo Olympics. Other Informations He met family friend Willy Bogner, a renowned skier, who inspired young Stein to take up slalom. He conquered the world of slalom at 22, then revolutionized …

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Josef Walcher

Josef Walcher About Downhill skier who won a gold medal at the 1978 World Championships in West Germany. He earned a total of five World Cup victories and thirteen podium finishes before his retirement. Other Informations He debuted at the World Cup in 1973 when he was just 18 years old, finishing in 28th place …

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Kelly Sildaru

Kelly Sildaru About Accomplished skier before becoming a teenager whose victories have included the Women’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle at the Dew Tour 2016, and a gold at the Winter X Games in Aspen 2016. Other Informations She seemingly began skiing as soon she could stand on her own two feet. She became the first Estonian …

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Irene Curtoni

Irene Curtoni About World Cup alpine ski racer who is recognized for competing in the giant slalom and slalom disciplines of the sport. From 2007-2017 she made a total of 23 top ten finishes and represented Italy in 4 World Championships. Other Informations She made her World Cup debut in 2007. In 2017, she took home …

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Julia Mancuso

Julia Mancuso About American alpine ski racer who won a gold medal at the 2006 Olympics and two silvers at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Other Informations She won eight medals, a record, at the Junior World Championships in 2002, 2003, and 2004, five of those being golds. She won her third Olympic medal at the …

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Simon Dumont

Simon Dumont About Freestyle skier who has taken home X Games gold medals in the Superpipe, Railjam and Big Air. In 2008, he set the world quarter-pipe height record by getting 35.5 feet of air at Sunday River in Bethel, Maine. Other Informations He was a child model and aspiring actor growing up. He graduated from Telstar Regional …

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Hannes Reichelt

Hannes Reichelt About World Cup alpine ski racer who won gold in the Super-G event at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. He has also had success in the downhill, combined and Giant Slalom.  Other Informations He hails from Salzburg, Austria. He won bronze in the Super-G at the Junior World Championships in 2000. He has a …

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Shane McConkey

Shane McConkey About Skier and BASE jumper who was named Skier of the Year at the 2001 ESPN Action Sport Awards. Other Informations He trained as a skier at Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont. He tragically died at the age of 39 while skiing in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy. He was born in Vancouver, …

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Vladislav Novikov

Vladislav Novikov About Professional Alpine Skier who is known for competing in the Olympics as part of Russia’s national team. He is also known for his European Championship appearances in both the slalom and giant slalom events.  Other Informations He first began competing professionally in January of 2008 in the Slalom and Giant Slalom events.  …