Browsing entries tagged with Wengen

25 Jan 2013

French skier breaks downhill record

French skier breaks downhill record

French skier Johan Clarey has broken the downhill ski speed record of 100mph, during a World Cup race in Wengen. The 32-year-old skier, who eventually finished fifth in the FIS World Cup event last weekend,…

14 Jan 2012

Home wins in Wengen and Cortina

Home wins in Wengen and Cortina

New Swiss ski star Beat Feuz has taken the famous Lauberhorn downhill title in Wengen on Saturday 14 January. And in Italy, there was a surprise in the ladies competition as Italian veteran Daniela Merighetti…

17 Jan 2011

Austrian win on the Lauberhorn

Austrian win on the Lauberhorn

Austria’s Klaus Kroell has won the 81st Lauberhorn downhill in Wengen, nudging Swiss racers Didier Cuche and Carlo Janka into second and third places.  Meanwhile, Croatia’s Ivica Kostelic…

18 Jan 2010

Lauberhorn win for Janka

Lauberhorn win for Janka

Carlo Janka of Switzerland won the 2010 Lauberhorn downhill race, in another classic weekend of World Cup racing. A crowd of 30,000 turned out to watch the famous Wengen race, celebrating its 80th year…

15 Jan 2010

Bode takes super-combined at Wengen

Bode takes super-combined at Wengen

Bode Miller has won the first of the World Cup races in Wengen on Friday 15 January, taking the super-combined title. The win was Miller’s first victory since 2008 and puts him back on form for Vancouver.…

12 Jan 2010

Wengen set for 80th Lauberhorn

Wengen set for 80th Lauberhorn

With just one month to go until the Winter Olympics, ski-racing action is about to hot up with another classic: the Lauberhorn. All eyes will be on Wengen in Switzerland this weekend, 15-17 January, as…

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