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Miller to ski ’em all

Excellent news! Bode Miller has announced he will ski all 5 disciplines at the Olympics. We can’t wait.

Dream Olympics trip for allergy boy

A teeneger from Devon with a life threatening allergy to grass is off to Vancouver, all expenses paid. He couldn’t do sport on grass so he took up skiing instead.

Vonn looses and wins

Her unbeaten run in the Downhill this season ends as Maria Riesch wins in St Moritz. Vonn took first place in the Super-G though. Chemmy Alcott had a mixed weekend. It was the final racing ahead of the Olympics.

What a laugh!

With the Olympics round the corner we thought we’d look on You Tube for videos of our glorious winter sports athletes. We were drawn to the bobsleigh area…….

Gold for GB

It’s been one of his best seasons ever so far, but a World Cup Gold medal in Downhill is an impressive achievement for Britain’s No1 Disabled skier.

British racing in crisis

The Olympics take place next month and the sports governing body, Snowsport GB, could go bankrupt and be placed into administration. PlanetSKI has been talking to the skiers, their support staff and Snowsport GB about the problems.

Another skier misses Olympics

The Swiss racer Lara Gutt will not be going to Vancouver next month. She was a favourite for a medal.

Brits at The Olympics

With the Olympics almost upon us we take a look at the British team and who might, just might, bring back a medal. PlanetSKI takes a look first at the alpine skiers.

Women only

Women have their own events, equipment, holidays, tour operators, ski schools and even web sites. Who needs men?

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Australia records deadliest day, New Zealand goes 101 days without a locally transmitted Covid-19 case + Austrian company developing Covid-19 test that could be used for country's ski resort employees.

https://planetski.eu/2020/08/09/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-6/

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Austrian Company Developing Covid-19 Test That Could be Used for Country's Ski Resort Employees

SKIDATA is working on a screening system to allow resorts to test employees.

It's working with Austria's largest corona test laboratory, Novogenia GmbH.

https://planetski.eu/2020/08/09/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-6/

Check out all the latest news on the coronavirus impact on snowsports.

Masks required outdoors in Haute-Savoie Region of France + Coronavirus hits work of British Antarctic Survey

https://planetski.eu/2020/08/09/coronavirus-impact-on-skiing-snowboarding-6/

Memories of Bormio 2020.

The dates for the English Alpine Championships 2021 have been announced ⬇

Races: 14th – 19th February, opening parade: Saturday, 13th Feb.⁠

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