Posts Tagged ‘skier’

Swiss Skier Odermatt Wins Giant Slalom, Sets World Cup Points Record

SOLDEU, Andorra—Marco Odermatt underlined his dominance in men’s ski racing Saturday by breaking the 23-year-old male record for most World Cup points in a single season. The Swiss standout won his last race of the season, the giant slalom at the World Cup Finals, by a massive 2.11 seconds over second-place Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway. […]

Iranian woman skier Beyrami makes history at World Championships

TEHRAN – Iranian woman skier Samaneh Beyrami Baher secured her place in the women’s 5km individual final race in freestyle technique at the Cross-Country Skiing World Championships underway in Planica, Slovenia. Source

Elena Fanchini, Italian World Cup Skier, Dead At 37

BRESCIA, Italy (AP) — Italian skier Elena Fanchini, whose career was cut short by a tumor, has died. She was 37. Fanchini passed away Wednesday at her home in Solato, near Brescia, the Italian Winter Sports Federation announced. Advertisement Fanchini died on the same day that fellow Italian Marta Bassino won the super-G at the […]

French skier Noël opens slalom season with dominating win

French skier Clément Noël dominated the first slalom of the World Cup season on Sunday for his ninth career win as many other pre-race favourites faltered. Noël defied challenging course conditions on the Face de Bellevarde as he posted the fastest time in both runs, finishing 1.40 seconds ahead of Kristoffer Jakobsen for the Swedish […]

Iranian skier appeals for women’s rights in her country during world championships

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Texas School Teacher Arrested For Slapping And Mocking Pupil

A 63-year-old high school math teacher from east Texas was arrested for assault after a video showed her repeatedly slapping a student around the head in class. KGW reports: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Mary Hastings, a teacher at Ozen High School near Beaumont, was arrested Friday on an assault charge. @pside_prince this. […]

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