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28/Dec/2012

The first time of Matteo Marsaglia

Riders in this news :  Matteo MARSAGLIA

Winner of the Super G in Beaver Creek one month ago, Matteo Marsaglia explains us this unique moment: his first World Cup victory.

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27/Dec/2012

Bormio, Downhill, 1st training : all the reactions

Riders in this news :  Brice ROGER  ; Christof INNERHOFER  ; Didier DEFAGO  ; Jan HUDEC  ; Manuel OSBORNE-PARADIS  ; Maxence MUZATON  ; 

After the first downhill training in Bormio, athletes from Team Rossignol has given their feelings on this challenging slope.

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21/Dec/2012

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, ARE: RESULTS OF THE WEEK

Riders in this news :  Frida HANSDOTTER  ; Henrik KRISTOFFERSEN  ; Jessica LINDELL VIKARBY  ; Leif Kristian HAUGEN  ; Tessa WORLEY

Tuesday, December 18th : Slalom M

The stage of Madonna di Campiglio was missing on the World Cup calendar since seven years. Racers and public were happy to see again this night slalom. Here is the podium: 1. Marcel Hirscher, 2. Felix Neureuther, 3. Naoki Yuasa. For Rossignol, Leif Kristian Haugen signs his best career result in slalom with the 8th place and a high bib (35). Henrik Kristoffersen continues his learning of World Cup and for the second time this year after Levi (11th), he enters to Top 15 (14th).

Wednesday, December 19th : Giant Slalom W

The first run of the night giant slalom of Are wasn’t easy for all the girls. After the race, Tessa Worley said that she missed her first run because of a too much aggressive skiing (8th). She corrected her mistakes and won the second run. But it wasn’t enough to catch the 3rd place of the podium. She finally ends off to the podium. Viktoria Rebensburg wins ahead of Anna Fenninger and Tina Maze, who doesn’t win for the five in a row the Giant Slalom.
Frida Hansdotter confirms her good shape with a new 5th place after Courchevel. Her Swedish teammate, Jessica Lindell-Vikarby, finishes 8th.

 

Tuesday, December 20th : Slalom W
 
In Are, Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) wins the last slalom before Christmas ahead of Frida Hansdotter (SWE) from Team Rossignol and the Slovenian Tina Maze. 
 
Frida Hansdotter signs her third career podium in slalom. At home, the Swedish girl has shown two strong runs like in Giant Slalom yesterday and in Courchevel (5th). Huge performance also for all the Team Rossignol. Frida's teammate Maria Pietilae-Holmner ends 4th and Erin Mielzynski (CAN) grabs the 5th place. 
 
After few rest days, girls will have a giant slalom and a slalom in Semmering last week (28th and 29th December)
 

Athlete Profile Video : Frida Hansdotter

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18/Dec/2012

WATCH CNN REPORTS ABOUT ROSSIGNOL

Riders in this news :  Lara GUT  ; Tessa WORLEY

CNN has followed the Ladies World Cup in Val d'Isère last week! They also came to Rossignol factory to know more about the new GS skis.

 

 

 

Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill

Longer skis reduce alpine injuries?

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16/Dec/2012

Worley assures at home

Riders in this news :  Tessa WORLEY

After her third place in St Moritz last week, Tessa Worley goes back up on the samestair of the podium in Courchevel. With the bib 1, the racer of Le Grand-Bornand took the 2nd place of the first run. The conditions were very particular, icy snow and poor visibility. In the second run, Tessa didn’t give away in front her public and grabs finally the third place of the Giant Slalom. Tina Maze wins her 4th GS this season ahead of the Austrian Kathrin Zettel. Worley signs today her 10th career podium, the first in France, and she was very satisfied: “I’m just so happy for a podium in France. I just can see all the people I know, they are happy for me, it’s always a little bit more than the other races. The conditions were very icy compare to the first races. But snow was perfect! Thanks to the organisation for the hard work. I loved this stuff conditions. I’m very happy today.

Good results too for Frida Hansdotter who signs her best career result in Giant Slalom with a 5th place. It’s promising before the technical’s races in Are at home for the Swedish girl. Irene Curtoni ends 7th and shows her regularity in this discipline (8th in Sölden, 5th in Aspen, 7th in St Moritz).

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