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Swiss alpine ski team wraps up training camp tomorrow

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Olympiaschanze in St. Moritz in 2000. Image credit: Garry Furrer

With favorable snow conditions this past week in  Upper Engadine, St. Moritz, the Swiss alpine ski team is scheduled to conclude their training camp tomorrow.

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The team is led by head coach Björn Bruhin.  It includes Sochi Paralympic gold medalist Christoph Kunz. They got in practice with several different alpine disciplines including slalom and giant slalom.

 

In February from 1 – 5, the team will return to  St. Moritz for a World Cup event.  It will be the last qualifying event for the World Championships in March.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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