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  • How did HEAD create the ultimate 21st century, ski jacket? By using a material from 10,000 years ago.
    How did HEAD create the ultimate 21st century, ski jacket? By using a material from 10,000 years ago.

    How did HEAD create the ultimate 21st century, ski jacket? By using a material from 10,000 years ago.

    Prehistoric people hunted animals for food but nothing went to waste. Pure leather is not just luxurious, it’s been an incredibly functional and sustainable material for clothing since the dawn of human kind.

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  • First Slalom World Cup victory for Lena Dürr
    First Slalom World Cup victory for Lena Dürr

    First Slalom World Cup victory for Lena Dürr

    Exactly ten years after her victory at the City Event in Moscow, Lena Dürr celebrates her first World Cup victory in the Slalom in Spindleruv Mlyn on Sunday. The German athlete raced to the top of the podium following two second places and five third place finishes in this discipline. The day before, the 31-year-old finished second in the first Slalom in Spindleruv Mlyn, with Wendy Holdener from Switzerland finishing third.

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  • Podiums for Lara Gut-Behrami, Ragnhild Mowinckel & Sara Hector
    Podiums for Lara Gut-Behrami, Ragnhild Mowinckel & Sara Hector

    Podiums for Lara Gut-Behrami, Ragnhild Mowinckel & Sara Hector

    Three of the six podiums in the two Giant Slaloms in Kronplatz went to the HEAD Worldcup Rebels: Lara Gut-Behrami finished second on Tuesday, and on Wednesday Ragnhild Mowinckel and Sara Hector finished in second and third place.

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  • HEAD KORE Stories: Take Two feat. Jess Hotter
    HEAD KORE Stories: Take Two feat. Jess Hotter

    HEAD KORE Stories: Take Two feat. Jess Hotter

    "Take Two" follows the journey of professional HEAD Freeskier Jess Hotter as she makes her comeback on the Freeride World Tour. The film, directed by Jeff Thomas, captures Jess's struggles, triumphs, and the beautiful landscapes of Northern British Columbia together with other HEAD Freeski athletes such as Abel Moga, Blake Marshall, Ian Morrison.

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  • Vincent Kriechmayr wins in Kitzbühel
    Vincent Kriechmayr wins in Kitzbühel

    Vincent Kriechmayr wins in Kitzbühel

    Victory in the Downhill sets a new milestone for Vincent Kriechmayr! The Austrian athlete won the Downhill on the Streif run on Friday to claim this classic race for the first time. The HEAD Worldcup Rebels celebrated a double victory at the Super-G in Cortina d'Ampezzo on Sunday: Ragnhild Mowinckel won ahead of Cornelia Hütter. On Saturday, podium places were won by Kajsa Vickhoff Lie, who was second, and Elena Curtoni, who finished third. Beat Feuz ended his great skiing career in Kitzbühel as one of the most successful HEAD athletes of all time.

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  • Beat Feuz in Kitzbühel – a top athlete says goodbye to ski racing
    Beat Feuz in Kitzbühel – a top athlete says goodbye to ski racing

    Beat Feuz in Kitzbühel – a top athlete says goodbye to ski racing

    On January 20 to 22 at the 83rd Hahnenkamm event in Kitzbühel, the spotlight will be on one HEAD Worldcup Rebel in particular: Beat Feuz is ending his unique World Cup career after 16 years. The Swiss athlete, winner on the Streif run in both of the past two years, is one of many HEAD athletes who made skiing history on this legendary course.

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  • Lara Gut-Behrami is top in the Super-G too
    Lara Gut-Behrami is top in the Super-G too

    Lara Gut-Behrami is top in the Super-G too

    Following her successes in the Giant Slalom, Lara Gut-Behrami showed in St. Anton this weekend that victory is hers in the Super-G as well. The Swiss athlete won on Sunday and finished third on Saturday. Beat Feuz didn't quite make it to the podium in Wengen, but the Swiss fans gave him a champion’s reception as he crossed the finish line. The Swiss athlete competed in his last Downhill race on the Lauberhorn run on Saturday and finished an excellent fifth.

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  • Lena Dürr on the podium in Flachau
    Lena Dürr on the podium in Flachau

    Lena Dürr on the podium in Flachau

    At the Night Slalom in Flachau, Lena Dürr skied to a podium finish for the second time this season. The German athlete was third, equalling her best result of the season in the Slalom in Semmering.

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  • HEAD Sportswear presents its Exclusive Capsule Collection for Vault Altitude
    HEAD Sportswear presents its Exclusive Capsule Collection for Vault Altitude

    HEAD Sportswear presents its Exclusive Capsule Collection for Vault Altitude

    HEAD Sportswear is starting the year off with a triple bang by announcing a super fashionable and high-performance partnership with the Olympian Lindsey Vonn exclusive to Gucci Vault, – presented in the Vault Altitude curation.

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  • First podium of the season for Atle Lie McGrath
    First podium of the season for Atle Lie McGrath

    First podium of the season for Atle Lie McGrath

    A successful Sunday for Atle Lie McGrath and Lara Gut-Behrami. The Norwegian raced to the podium for the first time this season in second place in the Slalom in Adelboden, while the Swiss athlete bagged third place in the second Giant Slalom in Kranjska Gora. She celebrates her third podium this season following her victory in Killington and second place in Semmering.

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  • Slalom podium No. 3 for Anna Swenn-Larsson
    Slalom podium No. 3 for Anna Swenn-Larsson

    Slalom podium No. 3 for Anna Swenn-Larsson

    Anna Swenn-Larsson remains on course for success. The Swedish athlete, who celebrated her first Slalom victory in Killington in November, also bagged a podium finish in third place in the first Slalom event in Zagreb on Wednesday. The second Slalom in Zagreb on Thursday had to be cancelled due to the warm temperatures.

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  • Kriechmayr & Crawford score double victory on the Stelvio run
    Kriechmayr & Crawford score double victory on the Stelvio run

    Kriechmayr & Crawford score double victory on the Stelvio run

    In one of the most challenging Downhill events in the World Cup, the Stelvio run in Bormio, the HEAD Worldcup Rebels once again showed their class: Vincent Kriechmayr won on Wednesday ahead of team-mate James Crawford. Lara Gut-Behrami missed victory in the Giant Slalom in Semmering on Wednesday by just one tenth of a second despite a serious mistake. The biggest surprise, however, came from Matthias Mayer. The Austrian athlete announced on Thursday that he is retiring from ski racing.

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  • Matthias Mayer ends his skiing career
    Matthias Mayer ends his skiing career

    Matthias Mayer ends his skiing career

    The 29th of December started with a shock announcement at the World Cup in Bormio. Matthias Mayer, three-time Olympic champion and HEAD Worldcup Rebel since 2004, took everyone by surprise before the Super-G when he declared his immediate retirement from ski racing.

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  • Elena Curtoni takes the lead in the Super-G World Cup
    Elena Curtoni takes the lead in the Super-G World Cup

    Elena Curtoni takes the lead in the Super-G World Cup

    Finishing in second place in the Super-G on Sunday in St. Moritz rounded off a successful weekend for Elena Curtoni. The Italian athlete has taken the lead in the discipline ranking with her podium finish. Johan Clarey bagged a cool Christmas present in Val Gardena with his second place in the Downhill on Saturday. Joan Verdu from Andorra delivered a surprise performance in Alta Badia with a sensational fastest run time and two top-15 finishes.

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  • First victories this season for Vincent Kriechmayr & Elena Curtoni
    First victories this season for Vincent Kriechmayr & Elena Curtoni

    First victories this season for Vincent Kriechmayr & Elena Curtoni

    A perfect start to the ski racing weekend for the HEAD Worldcup Rebels: In Val Gardena Vincent Kriechmayr claimed his first win of the season in Thursday's Downhill on the shortened Saslong run. Matthias Mayer finished in third place, with six HEAD athletes finishing among the top nine. In St. Moritz, Elena Curtoni also raced to her first win of the season in the Downhill on Friday. Corinne Suter was third.

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