Racing 2015/16 FIS Alpine World Cup

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  1. Heinz

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    Starts again this weekend as usual in Sölden.

    Just read that Anna Fenninger injured her knee in training and was flown by helicopter to clinic in Innsbruck.

    This is after a somewhat dramatic off season with a long running on again off again dispute she had with the Austrian ski federation and the president which was eventually resolved.
     
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    Skionline.ch have just reported ruptured ACL and Medial ligament (if the facebook translator works properly) for Anna Fenniger, ending this season before it even began....
     
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    Will check out the mens DH training at Kitz on 19th or 20th unless there is fresh pow in Saalbach.
     
  4. Heinz

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    Confirmed on ORF site where I first saw the news. :(
    http://sport.orf.at/stories/2239785/2239767/
    Changes the make up of the season quite dramatically after Tina Maze had decided to take a year off after the end of last season.
     
  5. person s

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    jeez, that's terrible - she's a fantastic skier
    Mikaela Shiffrin is moving to speed events this year, so this is big for her
     
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    Headline says We Need You In The Cup.
     
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    Wonder how confident Vonn is in reality ?
     
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    She's American, she's confident. Does reality exist in the USA? :p
     
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    seriously, Ms Vonn fought her way back when she could have just retired - fairly inspiring, I reckon
     
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    She will be awesome and she will have those extra long rockets to ride on. Go baby
     
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    Interesting...................women's skiing being discussed, not mens.
    Well done men, lifting womens sport!!!!!
    Yes, I have a daughter!!!
    And a son. :)
     
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    the women's events last couple of years have been very exciting, both WC and Olympics
    nothing against the blokes
     
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    Whats this talk about 8 girls not starting in Soelden ?
     
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    Vanessa Mae is unbanned, so might be available
     
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    Temps for Solden 2700 m. Sat 5 c Sunday 2 c should be clear nights for a good freeze. Bit of cloud possibly coming in during sunday
     
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    anyone watching this?
    foxtel have a japanese bicycle race instead of the advertised program
     
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    on now - no Vonn or Mancuso so Shiffrin doing it for the USA
    Brem for the Austrians in Fenninger's absence
     
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    On Eurosport now. Late start.
     
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    They started about 4 runners late.
     
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    still great to have it back on - my fave tv watching
     
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    Im in love with lara gut. Going to book a plane to austria now to try and meet her...
     
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    Switzerland bro.

    And yes......
     
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    Solden is in austria. Can i make it there before the event is over? I shouldnt have looked at her instagram im even more frustrated now.

    Looks like a fairly steep and icy pitch to open the season
     
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    Think i might start an instagram account. Ill upload a bunch of oz bc photos and ask her to come ski with me next winter. Maybe ill include some motbc photos too...
     
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    Yeah a couple of scary sliders.....
     
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    Anna, Tina, Lara....

    [​IMG]
     
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  27. person s

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    there's a lot of gorgeous young ladies in this competition
    Brignone is looking nice today
     
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    1.42 seconds to third spot. Come on Tina... Shatsi
     
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    I got a soft spot for Mancuso for some reason
     
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    Lindsey was on Stoeklis on that Portillo video. Has she changed sponsors ?
     
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    It's all about Anna ...
     
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  32. hongomania

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    time to get married. shes exactly 2 months younger than me. ill take that as a sign that its meant to be.
     
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    she's a kombi driver
     
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    well that was a great start to the season
    some very exciting moments toward the end
     
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    Yup
     
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    Mikaela, Federica and Tina celebrating

     
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    is this Lara or Anna you're marrying?
    I've seen Anna's bf - he's a competitive snowboarder whose family run a hotel somewhere like Schladming (¿?)
    not sure re Lara's status
    just need to be realistic about the competition
     
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    Im settling on lara.
     
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    Looks like I'll miss the first run of the men's but looking forward to the second.
     
  40. person s

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    so, same track as yest?
    hope they groom it a bit better, especially the rutted bit
    some of the ladies were very poorly served and the others would have been apprehensive
     
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    What time does the coverage start?
     
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    I thought it was perfect yesterday
     
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    FIS fb page says it's on time for 9:30 CET ie 6:30 pm Sydney time
     
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    seems to be yesterday's show
    I just saw Ragnhild Mowinckel crash again
     
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    Second best name behind Fanny Chmelar.
     
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    don't argue with ragmow - she's got a grinder and she knows how to use it

     
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    OK mens on Fox now. Weird it's not in the guide.
     
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    Remember this maniac ?
     
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    Top 5 places have not changed for ages. Course deteriorating ?
     
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    Not just getting lower down the seedings.