Lindsey Vonn clinches title
Now the second woman to be awarded the title, Vonn collected her crystal globe following the cancellation of the downhill event.
While those on European ski holidays enjoyed improved snow conditions this week, Vonn has been challenging fellow competitors Nicole Hosp and Maria Riesch in the overall standings.
"Since I saw the crystal globe held by Picabo Street in the mid-1990s when she was on an exhibition tour in our area, I have been dreaming of it. I'm very proud to have accomplished this exciting performance," Vonn enthused following her victory.
The news comes after fellow US skier Bode Miller finished second in the downhill behind Werner Heel of Italy recently.
Both Miller and Vonn are now favourites to take the title for the overall World Cup in men's and women's categories.
Date Posted: 09 Dec 2017
Some are calling this the best start to the ski season in 5 years, even 10 years! After regular snowfalls over the last 6 weeks, ski resorts across Europe have excellent snow coverage with many ski areas already open. Traditionally this weekend is our first departure for customers but due to the fan...
Date Posted: 29 Nov 2017
Snow hit the Alps last night as 3 day snowstorm started sweeping across ski resorts in Europe – predominately France, Austria and Switzerland. There has already been a fantastic start to the season with regular large dumps of snow throughout November which has led to some resorts opening early...
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2017
For one day only, today, Courchevel opened its slopes before the official opening on 9th December. Courchevel treated keen skiers and snowboarders for a free day of skiing. Two ski lifts were open – Les Verdons and Biollay from 9am to 4 pm with access to the Verdons, Biollay and Bellecote runs...