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Hello Kaja Norbye!

Alpine

09.07.19

Hello Kaja Norbye!

She medalled twice at the 2019 Junior World Championships, has already made it to the podium on numerous occasions in Europa Cup and got a taste of the World Cup for the first time last season: 20-year-old Norwegian Kaja Norbye is an up-and-coming talent with big plans! During a visit to our headquarters in Ried she spoke about what makes her life as an athlete so special.

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Time to say goodbye

Nordic

18.06.19

Time to say goodbye

Her successes read like a little fairy tale: 18 World Cup victories, second in the overall World Cup 17l18 and winner of the Sprint World Cup 17l18 and 18l19...the list can be continued for a while. But after three gold and silver medals each at the Olympics, one complete medal game in gold, silver and bronze at World Championships, as well as two gold medals at European Championships, this is now the end. Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK) symbolically hooks the biathlon rifle and her skis and now wants to take care of her family and especially the two children.

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Skiing the southeast couloir on South Teton 3814m

Alpine

13.06.19

Skiing the southeast couloir on South Teton 3814m

Jackson Hole, the powder mecca in the Rocky Mountains, is home to the crème de la crème of freeriding. It is home to Teton Gravity Research, a legendary centre with a fascinating skiing history and unbelievably rich natural diversity. The Austrian freerider Melissa Presslaber spent her winter there and reports on her adventures.

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On Tour with Kikkan

Nordic

31.05.19

On Tour with Kikkan

If you catch a glimpse of Kikkan Randall only briefly, even without one of the US team suits she wore for nearly two decades, there’s a practiced ease to the way she moves that belies recreational skiing. Kikkan is fast even when she’s standing still and in the weeks following her last treatment for cancer in March of 2019, she brought every bit of emotion, every nuanced tip and bit of her skiing gravity with her to a Fischer sponsored tour visiting schools, shops, ski areas and ski events. The result has been a trail of inspiration leading would-be Olympians and longtime fans of the sport along with Kikkan into the next chapter of her adventure.

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