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World Champion Marcel Hirscher Retires From Alpine Skiing

Marcel Hirscher Retires Here at Sprongo, we know a champion when we see one, and although Marcel Hirscher retires now, he’s every inch a champion. It’s not even the first time we’re talking about this skiing legend. Today, we’re going to look at his medal-littered career on the slopes as we say goodbye to one of skiing’s greats. Here’s to you, Marcel. Where did he come from? The son of a skiing instructor, Marcel started out on the slopes at just two-years-old. Right from the beginning, he was the best and went on to win several events in the Junior World Ski Championships. His specialties? Slalom and giant slalom. What else did he win? Would ‘everything’ cover it? Marcel Hirscher is one of the most prolific competitive skiing champions we can think of. He’s won: 3 Olympic medals (2 gold, 1 silver) 11 World Championship medals (7 gold and 4…

Hungary wins gold at Men’s World League Europa Cup Final

Hungary surprised everyone with their gold medal win at the Men’s World League Europa Cup. The exciting final match between Hungary and Croatia was held in Zagreb, with 2,000 spectators stunned at the final result. The Croatian water polo team – who were the world-title holders – were the favourites to win. However, the Hungarians continued to fight it out for victory. 

Why Observational Analysis is an essential coaching skill

When it comes to training and improving sport performance, athletes look to their coaches for guidance. They rely on their mentors to give them valuable feedback on their performance so they can improve their skills, technique, and strive to be better athletes. This is why observational analysis is crucial for coaches to understand and undertake to lead their teams to success.

Johannes Høsflot Klæbo wins Crystal Globe

Norwegian cross-country skier, Johannes Høsflot Klæbo, made his mark at this season’s World Cup, winning the Crystal Globe in cross-country. The 22 year old skier holds multiple records for being the youngest male in history to win the FIS Cross-Country World Cup, the Tour de Ski, the World Championship event, and an Olympic event in cross-country skiing.