Wow, what a start to the New Year! 1 week in and I’ve already had 4 days of adventure – skiing in the French Alps, and what an eventful few days they turned out to be! 997 more words
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Leo Taillefer has made quite a name for himself when it comes to single shot lines with his POV GoPro, but this time he had a buddy hold the camera while he ripped top to bottom next to The World Cup Ski slope at 54 more words
As a French and Italian student, the compulsory third year abroad began to loom on me. I tried to scout out jobs and internships that would be accepted by my University, but after contemplating whether to become a Language Assistant for the British Council or debating whether a receptionist job in the Alps would be acceptable, I settled for a French University. 629 more words
For the first time in over 30 years the French won a World Cup race on French soil. In Val d’Isere on Sunday the French team nearly swept the podium when Matheiu Faivre won his first ever World Cup event.Austria’s Marcel Hirscher finished second and Alexis Pinturault rounded out the podium for France. 317 more words
If Ted Ligety is to become the world’s best giant slalom skier again, it’s going to take some time.
On Sunday, the Olympic and world champion placed 11th in his second GS since tearing his right ACL in January. 245 more words