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  • Five new athletes join the HEAD Worldcup Rebels
    Five new athletes join the HEAD Worldcup Rebels

    Five new athletes join the HEAD Worldcup Rebels

    With newcomers Stefan Luitz, Stephanie Venier, Tanguy Nef, Ryan Cochran-Siegle and Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen, the HEAD Worldcup Rebels enter the 2021/22 season stronger than ever. HEAD team colleagues Ted Ligety, Bernadette Schild, Manuel Osborne-Paradis, Jonathan Nordbotten and Alice McKennis retire from ski racing.

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  • Anna Veith & HEAD – the success story continues
    Anna Veith & HEAD – the success story continues

    Anna Veith & HEAD – the success story continues

    Olympic champion, triple World Champion, double overall World Cup winner - Anna Veith has achieved all of her great successes together with HEAD. Beyond the end of her racing career, the Austrian athlete will continue her long-standing partnership with the world's most successful ski brand at least until 2024 - as brand and sportswear ambassador, assisting in the development of new products as well as on projects with upcoming HEAD stars.

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  • Three HEAD athletes in Freeride World Tour overall top three.
    Three HEAD athletes in Freeride World Tour overall top three.

    Three HEAD athletes in Freeride World Tour overall top three.

    It does appear as some skiers have a special deal with the universe. A relation with gravity based on a different set of rules than the rest of us. Is this why Sam Kuch floated up to the freeriding stratosphere on a star-studded wagon? Or is he just a damn good skier. Maybe the best?

    The Bec giveth and the Bec taketh away. Never has an overall 2nd place in the Freeride World Tour been so bittersweet as for the Norwegian Olympic mogul skier gone freeride queen, Hedvig Wessel. And few bronze medals so unanticipated and celebrated as Carl Regnér’s third spot in the overall ski men rankings. Snowboarder Cody Bramwell was also seemingly pleased with his trophy for the 3rd place in the overall snowboard category. But let’s take it back for a moment and set the scene.

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  • Sam Kuch - de beste skiër in de wereld?
    Sam Kuch - de beste skiër in de wereld?

    Sam Kuch - de beste skiër in de wereld?

    It does appear as some skiers have a special deal with the universe. A relation with gravity based on a different set of rules than the rest of us. Is this why Sam Kuch floated up to the freeriding stratosphere on a star-studded wagon? Or is he just a damn good skier. Maybe the best?

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  • HEAD World Cup Rebels are the best ski team in the world
    HEAD World Cup Rebels are the best ski team in the world

    HEAD World Cup Rebels are the best ski team in the world

    The finals in Lenzerheide saw one of the most successful seasons in HEAD's history draw to a close. With seven World Championship Gold medals, one overall World Cup Crystal Globe and four World Cup discipline Crystal Globes, as well as 19 World Cup victories, the HEAD World Cup Rebels delivered a unique class of performance. As confirmed by the FIS brand ranking - they are the best ski team in the world.

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  • Alexis Pinturault wins two World Cup titles on his birthday
    Alexis Pinturault wins two World Cup titles on his birthday

    Alexis Pinturault wins two World Cup titles on his birthday

    Alexis Pinturault gave himself two very special presents for his 30th birthday on Saturday. Following his victory in the final Giant Slalom in Lenzerheide, the HEAD World Cup Rebel secured not only the World Cup in this discipline, but also the Crystal Globe as the overall winner of the World Cup for the first time in his career.

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  • HEAD World Cup Rebels win three of the four speed skiing titles
    HEAD World Cup Rebels win three of the four speed skiing titles

    HEAD World Cup Rebels win three of the four speed skiing titles

    All the speed events - both the Downhill competitions on Wednesday and the Super-G races on Thursday - had to be cancelled at the final of the World Cup in Lenzerheide due to the weather conditions. This means that in the speed disciplines, not only all four World Championship titles go to the HEAD World Cup Rebels, but also three of the four World Cup Crystal Globes: Beat Feuz (Downhill), Lara Gut-Behrami (Super-G) and Vincent Kriechmayr (Super-G).

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  • Wendy Holdener on the podium again in Aare
    Wendy Holdener on the podium again in Aare

    Wendy Holdener on the podium again in Aare

    One week after her third place in the Slalom in Jasna, Wendy Holdener again made the podium in the second Slalom event in Aare on Saturday. The Swiss athlete finished in third place to celebrate her 27th podium finish in this discipline.

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  • Downhill triple for the HEAD World Cup Rebels
    Downhill triple for the HEAD World Cup Rebels

    Downhill triple for the HEAD World Cup Rebels

    The HEAD World Cup Rebels demonstrated their world-class form in style in Saalbach-Hinterglemm: In the Downhill event on Saturday Vincent Kriechmayr, Beat Feuz, and Matthias Mayer celebrated an awesome triple victory for the HEAD team. In the Super-G on Sunday, Vincent Kriechmayr again raced to the podium in third place. Wendy Holdener finished third in the Slalom in Jasna on Saturday, her second podium finish of the season.

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  • Lara Gut-Behrami secures Super-G Crystal Globe, Downhill double and overall lead in the World Cup
    Lara Gut-Behrami secures Super-G Crystal Globe, Downhill double and overall lead in the World Cup

    Lara Gut-Behrami secures Super-G Crystal Globe, Downhill double and overall lead in the World Cup

    Lara Gut-Behrami continues her run of success following the World Championships. The double World Champion won both Downhill races on Friday and Saturday in Val di Fassa to celebrate her first two victories in the discipline this season. On Sunday she finished in second place to secure the Crystal Globe in the Super-G this season. The Swiss athlete also took the overall lead in the World Cup this weekend. And double World Champion Mathieu Faivre confirmed his world-leading status with a victory and a second place in the Giant Slalom events in Bansko.

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  • HEAD is the most successful ski brand of the World Championships
    HEAD is the most successful ski brand of the World Championships

    HEAD is the most successful ski brand of the World Championships

    The HEAD World Cup Rebels caused a sensation at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Cortina, where they won seven of the twelve individual Gold medals - in all four speed discipline events, in both Giant Slaloms and in the men's Parallel event. The HEAD team also produced three double World Champions: Lara Gut-Behrami, Mathieu Faivre and Vincent Kriechmayr. A total of twelve medals went to the best ski brand at the World Championships.

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  • Giant Slalom Gold medals for Gut-Behrami & Faivre - Ted Ligety says goodbye
    Giant Slalom Gold medals for Gut-Behrami & Faivre - Ted Ligety says goodbye

    Giant Slalom Gold medals for Gut-Behrami & Faivre - Ted Ligety says goodbye

    The HEAD World Cup Rebels continue to cause a sensation at the World Championships in Cortina: The HEAD team won all four Gold medals in the speed disciplines, a Gold in the Parallel event and both Gold medals in the Giant Slalom with Lara Gut-Behrami and Mathieu Faivre. That puts the two HEAD team stars in the footsteps of one of the greatest ski athletes of all time:  Ted Ligety - aka Mr Giant Slalom - who crossed the finishing line in his unique career during the World Championships.

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  • Gold for Mathieu Faivre at World Championship début
    Gold for Mathieu Faivre at World Championship début

    Gold for Mathieu Faivre at World Championship début

    In 2017 Mathieu Faivre won Gold in the Team event at the World Championships in St. Moritz. In Cortina the French athlete celebrated his first individual Gold medal in the Parallel Slalom on Tuesday, the début appearance of this format at a World Championship. His compatriot Alexis Pinturault won his second medal in Cortina by following up Bronze in the Super-G with Silver in the Combined event on Monday. In the Team event on Wednesday, Norway bagged Gold with HEAD World Cup Rebel Fabian Wilkens Solheim.

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  • HEAD World Cup Rebels take all four Gold medals in the speed events
    HEAD World Cup Rebels take all four Gold medals in the speed events

    HEAD World Cup Rebels take all four Gold medals in the speed events

    The HEAD World Cup Rebels dominate the speed events at the World Championships in Cortina. Gold medals in the Super-G by Lara Gut-Behrami and Vincent Kriechmayr are followed by two more Golds in the Downhill competitions. Vincent Kriechmayr is king of the speed events in the World Cup, bagging his second victory in Cortina on Sunday in the Downhill. The fastest women athlete in Cortina is Corinne Suter, winning her first Gold medal at a World Championship on Saturday in the Downhill and Silver in the Super-G.

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  • Gold medals for Lara Gut-Behrami and Vincent Kriechmayr
    Gold medals for Lara Gut-Behrami and Vincent Kriechmayr

    Gold medals for Lara Gut-Behrami and Vincent Kriechmayr

    World Championship Gold. Finishing just behind the Swiss athlete, her compatriot and HEAD team-mate Corinne Suter secured Silver. A few hours later Vincent Kriechmayr followed up with Gold in the men's Super-G. Bronze went to Alexis Pinturault.

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