Giant Slalom Skiing

Giant Slalom Skiing

Giant slalom (GS) is an alpine skiing discipline. It involves skiing between sets of poles (gates) spaced at a greater distance to each other than in slalom but less than in super G.

Giant slalom and slalom make up the technical events in alpine ski racing. This category separates them from the speed events of super G and downhill. The technical events are normally composed of two runs, held on different courses on the same ski run.

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... Skating Vonetta Flowers Anadely Piedra Soccer Myriam Fox-Jerusalmi, France, slalom canoer, Olympic bronze (K-1 slalom), 5 golds at ICF Canoe Slalom World ...
Annie Famose
... a member of the dominating French alpine skiing national team in the 1960s ... at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, as well as three medals (including one gold in slalom) at the 1966 World Championships in Portillo, Chile ... races in any discipline, but she excelled in the slalom ...
Andrea Mead Lawrence - Skiing Career
... Andrea Mead was born in Rutland County, Vermont to an alpine skiing family that owned and operated the Pico Peak ski area ... Moritz, Switzerland, where she placed eighth in the slalom, and sixth at the 1950 World Championships in Aspen ... She won both the slalom and the giant slalom events ...
Giant Slalom Skiing - History
... The first giant slalom was set on the Marmolata in Italy's Dolomite mountains, by Guenther Langes in 1935 ... The giant slalom was first run in the world championships in 1950 in Aspen, Colorado, and debuted at the Winter Olympics in 1952 in Oslo, Norway ... Upon its introduction, giant slalom briefly displaced the combined event at the world championships, until it returned in 1954 in Åre, Sweden ...
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