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Kjetil Jansrud wins Super-G, securing the World Cup discipline title

Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud wins his third Super-G title – with a record time of 1:33.21 – rounding up Norway’s winning streak in the Men’s World Cup Super-G to seven seasons! Jansrud secured his third discipline title in four years – he also took the Super-G titles in 2014-15 and last season. He also won Olympic bronze in Pyeongchang last month, adding to his gold from the Sochi Games four years ago and silver from the 2017 world championships. His Norwegian teammates Aksel Lund Svindal (2011-2014) and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde (2016) also won the discipline title in recent years – making Norway the team to watch out for. They’ve matched the winning streak set by Austria who have previously won the super-G title seven years in a row from 1998-2004. Now it’s Norways time to shine. In an interview with ESPN, Jansrud shared his excitement for the win. “I am a…

More PRO Videos Coming Your Way

With the World Cup almost at an end, we will be uploading PRO Videos from all major Alpine Skiing events, from the Men’s Downhill in Norway to the Slalom in Sweden. They will include Marcel Hirscher’s big win in Men’s slalom in Kranjska Gora on March 4th, and upcoming races in Kvitfjell, and of course, the World Cup finals in Are, Sweden.  Between March 14 and March 18, the top athletes from the World Cup will gather in Are for the final five days of competitions to see who who will be crowned as kings and queens in the downhill, super G, giant slalom, and slalom events. We’ll make it easy for you to stay up to date with the best runs from the finals, from the top skiers in the game! Below is a list of the World Cup runs that will be added: 04.03.2018 Kranjska Gora (SLO) Men’s…

Norway’s Success at the Winter Olympics

Norway has taken the world by storm at Pyeongchang 2018, winning more medals than any other nation since the very first Winter Olympics in 1924. The country’s Olympic team won 39 medals – 14 of those being gold – topping the overall medal table. That’s 10 medals more than Canada overall and 8 clear of Germany, while Team USA was 16 medals behind Norway. One of the biggest highlights of Norway’s success was it’s latest medal win – when Marit Bjoergen made history for Norway by winning gold in cross-country skiing. “I knew that if we won a medal today we would make history for Norway” said Leif Kristoan Nestvold-Haugen, part of the Norway skiing team. “Even underneath the suit I get goosebumps talking about it, that the Alpine team could get that 38th medal”. Through the games this year, Norway dominated cross-country skiing, and won medals in alpine skiing,…

Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony Highlights

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics concluded last Sunday with an epic closing ceremony. Although there were fewer athletes than the opening event – as some Olympians had already gone home – the ceremony didn’t skimp on entertainment, K-pop, and expressions of hope and peace between the two Koreas. Check out some of our highlights: Politics gets awkward Ivanka Trump was representing the US at the ceremony – with her father tweeting that “we cannot have a better, or smarter, person representing our country”. Quite like the awkward situation with Mike Pence at the ceremony, Ivanka found herself seated close to a controversial figure from the North Korean regime. The mid-ceremony medal presentation The women’s 30km cross-country skiing event had its medal presentation in the middle of the ceremony. Norway’s Marit Bjoregn, who, by the way – is the most successful Winter Olympian of all time – was presented with her eighth…

Tutorial: Getting Started with Sprongo

Sprongo is a leasing video analysis platform, designed to help athletes improve technique and performance. We provide you with an easy-to-use platform to share and analyse your videos. To get you started, we have a series of tutorials that will help you start using Sprongo to improve your performance with ease. Downloading the App The app has multiple exciting new features: A new video feed Record and store unlimited videos Auto-share with your team by uploading videos to your team pages Side-by-side analysis Slow motion video analysis Overlay comparison Trimming, highlights & drawing tools And more! It’ll give you the ability to have all the video analysis tools in your fingertips, so that you can share, compare and analyse videos anytime & anywhere. To download the app, simply head to the Apple Play Store. Signing Up Simply put in all your details as prompted, not forgetting to put in your…

Winter Olympics 2018: Medal Count

With the Winter Olympics 2018 just closing on Sunday, it’s the perfect time to review all the chaos and excitement that has been going on for the past couple of weeks. Norway killed the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, sitting atop the leaderboard with 39 total medals including 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze. Norway added a bronze medal to their total after controversy hit, with the Court of Arbitration for Sport finding that Russian curler Aleksandr Kruselnitcki was guilty of doping when he and his curling partner wife won a bronze medal in the mixed pairs. Krushelnitcki admitted to the doping violations and has been provisionally suspended as CAS continues to investigate the positive test. Germany came in second place with 31 medals – 14 gold, 10 silver, and 7 bronze. What’s the US Medal Count? USA just had its most successful run on Day 13 of…

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