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  • HEAD double victory in the Downhill in Wengen
    HEAD double victory in the Downhill in Wengen

    HEAD double victory in the Downhill in Wengen

    The HEAD Worldcup Rebels celebrated a double victory in the Lauberhorn Downhill event in Wengen on Saturday: Vincent Kriechmayr from Austria won by 34 hundredths of a second ahead of Beat Feuz from Switzerland. Also on Saturday, Lara Gut-Behrami celebrated her 34th World Cup victory in the Downhill in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee. Ariane Rädler raced to her first World Cup podium, finishing third in the Super-G in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee on Sunday. There were more podium finishes for the HEAD team on Sunday in the Super-G with Corinne Suter in second place, on Friday in the Downhill with Beat Feuz in third place and on Thursday in the Super-G with Matthias Mayer also finishing third.

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  • Lena Dürr on the podium at the Night Race
    Lena Dürr on the podium at the Night Race

    Lena Dürr on the podium at the Night Race

    In the last Slalom event before the Olympic Games, Lena Dürr once again shows she is on top form. The German athlete finished third in the first women's Night Race in Schladming on Tuesday, her third podium this season. Fourth place went to Camille Rast - the best World Cup result in the Swiss athlete's career so far.

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  • Debut victory for Johannes Strolz
    Debut victory for Johannes Strolz

    Debut victory for Johannes Strolz

    What a superb weekend for the HEAD Worldcup Rebels: Johannes Strolz celebrated his first World Cup victory in the Slalom in Adelboden on Sunday. Sara Hector takes the lead in the Giant Slalom following her victory in Kranjska Gora on Saturday. More HEAD athletes podiumed this weekend, with Wendy Holdener and Anna Swenn-Larsson finishing in second and third place in the Slalom in Kranjska Gora on Sunday and Alexis Pinturault finishing in third place in the Giant Slalom in Adelboden on Saturday.

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  • Sara Hector podiums again in Lienz
    Sara Hector podiums again in Lienz

    Sara Hector podiums again in Lienz

    Once again, Sara Hector confirmed her superb form in the Giant Slalom in Lienz on Tuesday. The Swedish athlete, who bagged first and second place in the two Giant Slaloms in Courchevel, again raced to the podium in Lienz, where she finished in third place. Vincent Kriechmayr was delighted with his third podium of the season in the Super-G in Bormio on Wednesday.

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  • KORE Stories: Weekend Warriors
    KORE Stories: Weekend Warriors

    KORE Stories: Weekend Warriors

    Leave all that can be spared behind. We travel light. Let’s hunt some pow! Or whatever skiing we can come across, cause’ time is of the essence, come Monday we’re all needed back at work.

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  • Sara Hector - Back on the podium with new skis
    Sara Hector - Back on the podium with new skis

    Sara Hector - Back on the podium with new skis

    Two indescribable days in Courchevel for Sara Hector. Following her second place in the Giant Slalom on Tuesday, she won the second Giant Slalom on Wednesday. It was the second World Cup victory for the Swedish athlete after her victory in Kühtai in 2014. Alexander Schmid celebrated a premiere in the second Giant Slalom in Alta Badia on Monday: The 27-year-old German athlete finished in third place on the Gran Risa run, racing to the podium in his speciality discipline for the first time. Alexis Pinturault bagged his first podium finish in the Slalom this season with second place in the Night Slalom in Madonna di Campiglio on Wednesday.

     

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  • Ragnhild Mowinckel just misses first Super-G victory
    Ragnhild Mowinckel just misses first Super-G victory

    Ragnhild Mowinckel just misses first Super-G victory

    Finishing in second place in the Super-G in Val d'Isere on Sunday, Ragnhild Mowinckel narrowly missed her first win in this discipline. Elena Curtoni finished in third place to bag another HEAD Worldcup Rebel podium in this race. There were also podium finishes for Matthias Mayer and Vincent Kriechmayr in Val Gardena this weekend. Lara Gut-Behrami had to leave Val d'Isere due to a corona infection.

     

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  • First Victory this Season for Lara Gut-Behrami
    First Victory this Season for Lara Gut-Behrami

    First Victory this Season for Lara Gut-Behrami

    Ups and downs for Lara Gut-Behrami at her home event in St. Moritz. In the Super-G on Saturday, the Swiss athlete celebrated her 33rd World Cup victory, the first of the season. On Sunday, the 30-year-old fell during the second Super-G race and managed to escape with bruises. Elena Curtoni finished second in this race, just missing her second World Cup victory by eleven-hundredths of a second. Alexis Pinturault stood on the podium for the first time this season, finishing in second place in the Giant Slalom in Val d'Isere on Saturday.

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  • First podium finish for Broderick Thompson
    First podium finish for Broderick Thompson

    First podium finish for Broderick Thompson

    In the Super-G in Beaver Creek on Thursday, Broderick Thompson charged to the podium for the first time in his career. The 27-year-old Canadian athlete, who suffered a serious knee injury in 2018, finished third. The HEAD Worldcup Rebels clocked up several more podium finishes in the speed discipline events in Beaver Creek and Lake Louise thanks to Matthias Mayer from Austria and Beat Feuz, Corinne Suter and Lara Gut-Behrami from Switzerland.

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  • HEAD triple victory at the speed discipline opening in Lake Louise
    HEAD triple victory at the speed discipline opening in Lake Louise

    HEAD triple victory at the speed discipline opening in Lake Louise

    In the first speed race of the season, the Downhill in Lake Louise on Saturday, the HEAD Worldcup Rebels impressively confirmed their clear position as number 1 in this discipline with a triple victory. Matthias Mayer from Austria won in Canada ahead of his compatriot and Downhill World Champion Vincent Kriechmayr and Beat Feuz from Switzerland, who won the Crystal Globe in the Downhill last season. In the women's events, Wendy Holdener finished third on Sunday, racing to her 28th World Cup Slalom podium finish in Killington, USA.

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  • First Slalom podium for Lena Dürr
    First Slalom podium for Lena Dürr

    First Slalom podium for Lena Dürr

    A great start to the World Cup in Slalom for Lena Dürr and the HEAD Worldcup Rebels. The German athlete raced to her first World Cup podium in the Slalom on Saturday in Levi, finishing in third place - the first podium finish in this discipline for the German women ski racers in eight years. Anna Swenn-Larsson celebrated a brilliant comeback in fifth place. On Sunday Lena Dürr followed up with another podium in the second Slalom event in Levi, finishing third.

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  • Erstes Slalom-Podium für Lena Dürr
    Erstes Slalom-Podium für Lena Dürr

    Erstes Slalom-Podium für Lena Dürr

    Großartiger Weltcup-Auftakt im Slalom für Lena Dürr und die HEAD Worldcup Rebels. Die Deutsche fuhr am Samstag in Levi als Dritte zu ihrem ersten Weltcup-Podium im Slalom – der erste Podestplatz in dieser Disziplin für die deutschen Damen seit acht Jahren. Anna Swenn-Larsson feierte als Fünfte ein fulminantes Comeback. Am Sonntag legte Lena Dürr beim zweiten Levi-Slalom mit Platz drei ein weiteres Podium nach.

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  • Atle Lie McGrath on the podium in the Parallel Slalom in Lech
    Atle Lie McGrath on the podium in the Parallel Slalom in Lech

    Atle Lie McGrath on the podium in the Parallel Slalom in Lech

    Racing to third place in the parallel event in Lech/Zürs, Atle Lie McGrath makes an impressive return to form on Sunday. After finishing second in Alta Badia last season, his first World Cup podium finish, the 21-year-old Norwegian athlete was forced to end his season prematurely in January due to a ligament injury.

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  • Evolution of KORE
    Evolution of KORE

    Evolution of KORE

    From time to time you may find yourself with the back against the wall. Doubts building up, but at the same time a panting flame is lit. Like the great poet Eminem once said, “Success is my only m********n' option, failure's not.” And with a similar credo the team within HEAD Ski division went to work. The task ahead was not a small one though. And based on previous attempts a fresh start was clearly the only option.

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  • Lara Gut-Behrami so close to victory
    Lara Gut-Behrami so close to victory

    Lara Gut-Behrami so close to victory

    Lara Gut-Behrami skied seamlessly from one great season to the next at the opening event of the 2021/22 World Cup in Sölden. The Swiss athlete finished second in the Giant Slalom on the Rettenbach Glacier in Tyrol on Saturday, missing victory by just 14 hundredths of a second. In the men's Giant Slalom on Sunday, winner of the discipline last season - Alexis Pinturault - finished in fifth place.

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