World Championship gold medallists maintained their form as the Para Snowboard World Cup season resumed in La Molina in Spain.
Alpine Skiing News
Maxime Montaggioni of France stunned American favourite Mike Minor to clinch the gold medal in the men’s SB-UL banked slalom event at the World Para Snowboard Championships in Big White in Canada.
Bibian Mentel-Spee has been re-elected as the athlete representative on the World Para Snowboard Sport Technical Committee (STC).
The United States and The Netherlands both claimed two titles apiece as the World Para Snowboard Championships began at Big White in Canada.
Competition is set to start at the 2017 World Para Snowboard Championships in Canada tomorrow.
Obersaxen in Switzerland has today been confirmed as the 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships host.
Canada’s Mac Marcoux secured his fourth gold medal in the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio.
A Russian request to enter athletes in qualification competitions for Pyeongchang 2018 has been rejected by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) so long as the country remains suspended from competition.
Germany’s Andrea Rothfuss secured a shock giant slalom standing win over French favourite Marie Bochet today at the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio.
Mitchell Gourley will serve a further two years as athletes representative on the World Para Alpine Skiing Sport Technical Committee after being re-elected to the role for a second term.
Giacomo Bertagnolli became the first Italian gold medallist at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Para Alpine Skiing Championships in Tarvisio as he triumphed in the visually impaired men’s super combined.
Japan’s Gurimu Narita finished unbeaten at the latest World Para Snowboard World Cup after springing a surprise to overcome home favourite Keith Gabel in the men’s SB-LL2 final on the last day of action in Lake Tahoe in the United States.
Home favourite Mike Minor continued his winning ways today with victory at the World Para Snowboard World Cup in Lake Tahoe in the United States.
Italian Giacomo Bertagnolli and his guide Fabrizio Casal dedicated the bronze medals they won today in the men’s super-G visually impaired at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championships to the victims of the recent earthquake in their home country.
France’s Marie Bochet completed a remarkable return from injury by claiming the women’s standing downhill gold at the World Para Alpine Skiing Championship in Tarvisio today.