SKI.BG
     Tuesday, 04 October 2022
FIS World Snow Day Sofia 2022
. links
. contact
FIS World Snow Day Sofia 2020
FIS World Snow Day Sofia 2012
World Skitest
SKI.BG partner > Yourski.RU
SKI.BG PHOTO GALLERY
The biggest list of SKI and SNOWBOARD equipment >
5150
333Skis
4FRNT
77 Project
AK Ski
Albin
Allian
AlpControl Skis
Alpina Skis
Alpine Decent Skis
AlpinePunk Snowboards
Alpy Skis
Alt. Skis
Altai
Aluflex
AME Skis
AMPLID
Antero
Anton Gliders
Antra Custom Skis
APO
Arbor
ARMADA
ARTificial. Skis
Artis
Artisan Skis
Asnes Skis
Asylum Skis
ATOMIC
Atomic snowboards
Aurum Skis
Avant
AXUNN
AZ Atelier Skis
Backside Skis & Snowboards
Bigbend Skis
Birdos
BLACK CROWS
BLACK DIAMOND
Black Thunder Skis
Blade Skis
BLIZZARD
Blossom Skis
Blue House Skis
Blue Moris Skis
BMB custom Skis and Boards
Boardski
BOHEME
Bomber
Boone
Born To Ride Skis
Bottero Skis
Brunton
BSI
Bstinger Skis
BUMTRIBE
Burton
Buzz
BxB Skis And Snowboards
Canon Snowboards
Capital Custom Skis
Carpani Skis
Carpathian Ski Company
Carradan Skis
CarvingRoller Ski-Skates
Chiemsee Skis and Clothing
Choc Skis and Snowboards
Circle Skis
Claw Skis
Clone ind
CO.H.EN 
Coda Boards
Colier Composites
Conte Skis
Core Skis
COREUPT
Crazy Creek / Intersport
Crown
Cursor Skis
Dahu Shaper
DC
Decosse Custom Skis
Defi Skis
Differences Skis
Donek Skis
Down
DP Skis
Drake
Drakeboinay custom skis
Duel Skis
Duotone
Dupraz Snowboards
DURET
Dyad Skis
DYNAFIT
DYNAMIC
DYNASTAR
Eckhard Skis & Snowboards
Edelholz Skis
Edelwiser
ELAN
Elan snowboards
Ellison Skis
Eloura Blacksmith Skis
Enverski Skis
Epic Planks
EPIK
Erbacher Skis
Evolution Skis
Explosivski
EXTREM
F2
FACTION
FatMonoBoards
Fat-Ypus Skis
Ferrari Skis
Fida Sports
Fimbul Skis
Find
FISCHER
Five Axis
Flo Skis
Flow
Folsom Custom Skis
Force Industries
Fork Tree Skis 
Fortitude skis
Forum
Furutr&Skis
G3 (Genuine Guide Gear) Skis
Gafski Skis
Gaspo / GPO Skis
Gentem Stick Snowboards
Germina
Gneiss Skis
Gnu
Goode
Goodha Skis
Grace Skis
Groove Skis
Grown Skis
G-Vision Skis and Snowboards
H20G Skis
Hagan
Hakkoda Skis and Snowboards
HAMMER
Happy Monkey Snowboards
HART Europe
HART ski
HEAD
Head snowboards
Heelside
Heidi Skis
Hendryx Skis
High Society
Hot
ICELANTIC 
IDoneSki Skis
Igneous Skis
Indigo / Bogner Skis
Iridium Sports
Jagaball Skis
Jeenyus
J-Kobo Skis
K2
K2 snowboards
Karhu
Kastelaar Skis
KASTLE Kästle
Kazama
KEI-Ski Garage
Kemper
Kessler Skis
Kessler1 Snowboards
Kingswood Skis
Klint
KNEISSL
KORIGIN
La Sportiva Skis 
Lacroix
Lacroix/Lagriffe Skis (U.S.)
Lamar
Leaf
LIB TECHNOLGIES
LIBERTY 
Lightningboards Skis
LINE
Logic Snowboards
Lokomotiv Skis
Lorch Skis and Snowboards
LTB Snowboards
LTD / Limited
Lusti Skis
Mac Gregor
Madshus
Majesty
Makboard Snowboards
Masurao Skis
Matrix
Maxel Skis
Merelli
Mizuno
Mladost
MOMENT 
Montana Ski Company 
Morpho Skis
Morrow
Mountain Wave Skis
MOVEMENT
Mpride Swkal Boards
Nautilus
Navaski Skis
Never Summer Industries
Nidecker
NINTHWARD
Nitro
Nobile Sp.z.o.o.
NoCopy Skis
NORDICA
Northfork Snowboards
Obsidian Skis
Odyssey Skis
Ogasaka Skis
Oldenburg Snowboards
OLIN SKI > K2 license
ON3P Skis (Thirteenth and Proctor)
Option
Original Sin / Dynastar
Orion Skis
Otnes Skis
Oxygen
Pale
Palmer Skis and Snowboards
Peak Performance Skis
Phantom Skis
Phenix
Pilz (Dynasprint)
Pirin
Playmaker Skis and Snowboards
Plywood Freeride Industries
PMGear Skis (Bro and Lhasa Pows)
Pogo Skis and Snowboards
Pollux Skis
Polsport
POWDER EQUIPMENT
Powder Flower Skis and Snowboards
PowderNorth Skis
Prajeckt Skis
Praxis Skis
PRIOR
Prophet Snowboards
Pure Skis
Quechua Skis & Snowboards
Rabbit On The Roof Skis
Raccoon Skis
Rad Air 
Radical Skis & Snowboards
Ramp
RaxSki
ReISM Skis
Revel 8 SkiBoards
Revolution Snowboards
Ride
RIDE DOCTOR
Ridea Skis
RipnWud Skis
Rocky Mountain Underground
Rome
Romp
ROSSIGNOL
Rossignol snowboards
ROXY
Royal Chamonix
RSV
RTC Carving Skis
SALOMON
Salomon snowboards
Santa Cruz
SCC Skis
Schaerhorn Skis
Schuetz Skis and Snowboards
SCOTT 
ScottyBob Skis
Seneca Boards
Si-CORE d.o.o.
Sigi Grabner Snowboards
Silvretta Skis
Sims
Ski Bois Tardy
SKI TRAB
SkiBuilders.com
Skilogik Skis
Slant Skis
Sneva Skis and Snowboards
SnowRider Skis
SnowShark Monoskis
Sochi Skis
Spalding
Speciale Skis
Speedster Skis
Spoilt Skis
Sporten Skis
Spruce Mountain Skiboards
Steepwater Snowboards
Sterling Skis
STOCKLI ö
Stone Island Skis
Storm Skis
Stradivarius
Strictly
Styibwe Skis
Summit Skiboards
SURFACE
Surf-Rodz Snowboards
Swallow Skis / ZUMA / Cosmic surf
Swell Panik
Switch Skis
Swoard Snowboards
T-Consult
Tech 9 / Technine
TecnoPro / InterSport
Tegsnas Skis
Teleboard USA
Tessier Seated Skis
The Ski
Titicaca Skis And Snowboards
Traam Skis
Transonic Skis and MonoSkis
Treski (Ronning) Skis ö
Tua Skis
Ullr Skis
UniC Skis & Snowboards
UNIQ
Unity Skis and Snowboards
Vandel Skis
Vasa
Vectorglide Skis and Snowboards
Vertical
VIICE Skis
Virus Skis and Snowboards
Vist
VOILE
VOLANT
Volkl snowboards
VOLKL Völkl
Voltage Ski & Snowboards
VR-Skis
Wagner Custom Skis
Wally Skis
Wed'ze Skis by Quechua
Westige Skis and Snowboards
White Cristal
WhiteDot Freeride Skis
Windlip Snowboards
WoodenSkis.com
Woox
World Industries
Worth Mountain Designs
ZAG
Zai 
Zion Snowboards
Zuizide (Suicide) Skis
Zweydingers Skis
 
FIS Alpine World Ski Cup Bansko 2009 LIVE
BFSki SPONSORS
NOKIA Snowboard FIS World Cup Big Air Sofia 2007

 . world ski news
04 December 2009 - 08:44
Anja Paerson looking for new motivation
Send this to a friend Printer friendly version

Sweden's Anja Pärson can now be considered as the ‘dean' of the women's World Cup tour. She entered the tour at the age of 16 in March 1998 at the finals in Crans-Montana after clinching one of her numerous gold medals at the FIS Junior Worlds. The now 29-year-old champion from Taernaby is the most successful active racer with her forty World Cup wins in all events, her seven FIS gold medals, her Olympic title in slalom and her two overall World Cup titles.

Last season was quite tough for Anja who failed to capture a medal at the 2009 FIS World Championships in Val d'Isère and only celebrated two victories on the circuit, often crashing on her way to victory while trying hard to score ‘big' World Cup points. She surely expected more than ‘only' winning the super combined crystal globe and finishing 3rd in the final overall rankings behind Lindsey Vonn and Maria Riesch.

The Scandinavian aims for revenge this winter - maybe her very last in case she feels ready to leave next spring. Yet for the moment, it's not the time to speak with her about ending her career on ‘unfinished' business - in this case a third overall title!

"I know Swedish newspapers have been writing about this, but I have not taken my decision in so far as I wish to remain fully focused on the current season," she told reporters earlier this week. "I have been training hard this summer, especially in giant slalom, and I really hope it will pay off!"

Great skiing at Lake Louise

Like all her colleagues, Pärson was enjoying her first day of training at Lake Louise on the ‘Men's Olympic Run' covered with fresh and crispy snow. The sun was shining on a blue sky - just a perfect day for skiing!

"I just love it. It's perfect weather now, I wish I could run it a few more times today, I have not trained so much downhill this summer and the conditions are superb," she said afterwards.

"It's important for the moral to have such a day after that tough slalom at Aspen where it was pretty brutal going down that icy slope. It's great to come here to Lake Louise enjoy the sun shine and the fresh soft snow. I'm really loving any moment of what I have been doing today."

"I am happy and doing my best to have fun for the moment as I know this weekend is really important for me. I have to be really sure I can do my best to score as many points as possible, hopefully being on the podium a few times this weekend, not losing too many points on the other contenders."

A strong leader in the technical events along Janica Kostelic with whom she shared all the gold medals at the 2005 Worlds at Santa Caterina, Anja Pärson has been more successful recently in the speed events after discovering the spills and thrills of downhill during the 2003/2004 season

An important year for Anja Pärson

Yet she aims to find back her former rhythm in slalom and giant slalom and remain competitive at the top level. "I know it's a very important year for me, and even though I'm having fun I don't want to forget about my big goals here," she added. "Compared to the past it's surely harder for me nowadays, it's harder to keep up that aggressiveness that I used to have when I was younger, but in a way I enjoy more the atmosphere in the team and my training than earlier."

"I returned to the team, the girls and myself are having a great time together. I'm loving any moment I'm skiing with them, but in the race I'm trying hard to psyche myself up and be more aggressive, like I was five or six years ago."

"Last year was just crazy and frustrating, I was often skiing very fast and leading by a second when suddenly some stupid mistake happened and I lost everything. We have been training a lot of giant slalom this summer, mostly to see if my movement can be a little quicker, and I also checked with my coaches about having a higher line and so on to have more safety in my turns than last year."

"I set a high goal for me this year and if I want to win again the overall World Cup I have to take everyday as if it would be my last day and do everything I can to score a maximum of points."

A hard worker

"The way the World Cup is now with so many top class skiers who don't give away anything I have to raise my level, be very focused and better than I was the last couple of years. Some of my top rivals are also skiing on the same skis, which doesn't make things easier. It seems that they are again very fast here."

Pärson is considered as one of the hardest working athletes among the elite - spending hundreds of hours in the gym lifting weights and on the slope testing her equipment. There is only little time left for relaxing and enjoying life away from the mountains.

"Every year, I'm telling myself to ski less and take off some time for me, but in fact every year I'm skiing more and pushing myself harder," she explains. "Maybe that's why I'm starting to think about if this could be my last season or not, I really want to start thinking about my life after ski racing."

"The older you get the harder it is to avoid all what's around you, I have been focusing hard on skiing but I realize there are many things around skiing too, after a while it's more difficult to fully focus and be an egocentric person- That's why I think I'm approaching the end of my career, maybe one or two more years."

"That's why I'm looking forward to next spring at Taernaby. I told my father not to schedule anything in April. I wish to relax there with my friends and family, I have a lot to do there at that time. I bought myself a new powerful skidoo, so I have a lot of exciting things to do after the season ends."

"Last fall I helped put together a herd of reindeers with some friends. It was so great to be out there early in the morning when the sun started to rise. Fortunately, there are so many nice things to do besides ski racing."

Patrick Lang
FISalpine.com
Thursday 3 December 2009


 
Send this to a friend Printer friendly version  

Next:
Walchhofer fastest at Beaver Creek downhill training – 04 December 2009 - 08:56
Vonn does it again at Lake Louise – 05 December 2009 - 09:36
Swiss Janka wins Beaver Creek super combined – 05 December 2009 - 09:38
Falk and Petukhov are the top sprinters in Düsseldorf; Schlierenzauer: Victory is worth a lot – 05 December 2009 - 18:14
Janka continues streak in Beaver Creek, wins downhill – 05 December 2009 - 23:12

Previous:
Men's races in Val d'Isère on the Face de Bellevarde – 03 December 2009 - 16:10
Val Gardena opens as Italy gets big snow – 03 December 2009 - 16:09
Swiss Hoffmann, Kreuzer lead shortened first training at Beaver Creek – 03 December 2009 - 16:02
Lindsey Vonn aiming for sixth win at Lake Louise – 03 December 2009 - 16:02
Watch live Air & Style 2009 II this weekend – 02 December 2009 - 14:26

Powered by [xt] , PHP & MySQL

SKI.BG PHOTO GALLERY
FIS Live Timing
ispo BrandNew Awards
 ski poll
Which winter sport did you try and practice?
Alpine ski
Ski touring
Backcountry ski
Telemark ski
Cross-country ski
Ski jumping
Snowboard
Freestyle ski
Freestyle snowboard
Freeride ski
Freeride snowboard
Snowshoeing
Sledding
Hiking/Trekking
SPA
I do not sport
Other


View results
 Categories
. bg board sport news
. bg ski news
. bg snowboard news
. ispo.com
. news BFSki
. OUTDOOR world
. ski analyses
. ski equipment review
. ski history
. ski messages
. ski racing tips
. ski travel
. sport
. world board sport news
. world ski news
. world snowboard news
World Ski test
TAG HEUER timing systems
 Last news
Завърши осмото поредно издание на Elevation 999. bg board sport news
13-year-old Momiji Nishiya (JPN) leads teen skater Olympic medal rush. bg board sport news
Bulgarian Olimpic team 2022. bg ski news
WORLD SNOW DAY 2022 edition SKI.BG. bg ski news
Празнуваме World Snow Day 2022 тази неделя на Витоша!!!. bg ski news
България ще събере елита на европейското и световно ски ориентиране в Чепеларе. bg ski news
The Ski Season in Bulgaria will be More Expensive this Year. bg ski news
Поредно признание от FIS към SKI.BG и организирания World Snow Day Sofia 2021. bg ski news
WORLD SKI TEST 2021/2022 at Mölltaler Gletscher. bg ski news
Купа НСА-Мемориал Георги Зографов 2021 се превърна в триумфално завръщане на ски бягането на Витоша. bg ski news
Зубчич спечели и слалома за купа „Пирин". bg ski news
Камен и Юлия Златкови с титлите на слалом в Банско. bg ski news
Скиорите на „Юлен" спечелиха титлите в гигантския слалом. bg ski news
Филип Зубчич спечели гигантския слалом за Купа „Пирин". bg ski news
Банско и БФСки получиха оценка 10 от ФИС за Младежкото световно първенство по ски. bg ski news
Италианка стана световна шампионка на слалом при девойките в Банско. bg ski news
Шведка е новата световна шампионка при девойките в гигантския слалом. bg ski news
Първото издание на бордеркрос купа "Алекс Иванов". bg snowboard news
Държавно първенство по бордеркрос и купа "Витоша ски" 2021. bg snowboard news
ISPO Munich 2022 presents expanded concept. ispo.com
OutDoor by ISPO 2021 online and on-site. ispo.com
ISPO Re.Start Days: Orientation for the sports and outdoor industry. ispo.com
Outstanding Outdoor 2020: Center stage for product innovations. ispo.com
ISPO moves eSports further into focus. ispo.com
Former FIS President Gian Franco Kasper passed away. news BFSki
БФСки проведе годишното си Общо събрание за 2021 г.. news BFSki
VITOSHA RUN 2021: "Плуване срещу течението!". OUTDOOR world
Maliovitsa Skyrun 9: Дизела с впечатляващ нов рекорд на емблематчния скайрън в сърцето на Рила. OUTDOOR world
Ивайло Атанасов и Надежда Ангелова спечелиха Osogovo Run 2021. OUTDOOR world
Mental preparation is a missing piece of the ski racing puzzle. ski analyses
Kids and Climbing: A Step Up In Life. ski analyses
Great progress towards applying air bag technology to ski racing. ski equipment review
On May 8, 1978 Messner and Habeler became first to climb Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen. ski history
Happy Birthday SKI.BG !. ski messages
SKI WAXES: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, PART 1. ski racing tips
Train cross-country skiing with Jan Ottosson, four-time Vasaloppet winner. ski racing tips
Summer activities for all in the Austrian Tirol. ski travel
Mountain summer in the Snow Space Salzburg. ski travel
На ски в Алпите на един автобус разстояние. ski travel
Eliud Kipchoge is the "greatest of all time...in any sport" says leading performance coach. sport
Spectacular Tokyo Olympics 2020 closing ceremony marks the end of unprecedented games. sport
Timo Kapl produces upset victory at Red Bull Wake Capital. world board sport news
Mat Belcher and Will Ryan (AUS) won gold in the 470 Men at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing. world board sport news
Great Britain wins gold in 49er Men and Finn at Tokyo 2020. world board sport news
Australia wins gold in Men`s Laser at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sailing. world board sport news
Alexander Bolshunov wins Olympic gold in 30K skiathlon. world ski news
Snowboard slopestyle . world ski news
Sweden’s Walter Wallberg earned the men's moguls title at Beijing 2022. world ski news
Winter Olimpic Games Pekin 2022 start!. world ski news
FWT22 STOP #2 I Ordino Arcalis Andora. world ski news
Strasser wins last slalom before Olympics. world ski news
Snow blankets Athens, Greek islands and Turkey’s Istanbul. world ski news
FWT22 STOP #1 | Baqueira Beret Results. world ski news
Beat Feuz wins at Kitzbühel in last downhill before Olympics. world ski news
WORLD SNOW DAY 2022, ITS ON!. world ski news
COVID-19 UPDATE: New rules for winter vacations in Tirol. world ski news
From today only vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 are allowed to use ski lifts in Austria. world ski news
Mikaela Shiffrin opens the season in Soelden with her 70th victory. world ski news
The 2021/22 alopine ski season is ready to kick off!. world ski news
Green light for World Cup opening in Soelden. world ski news
Sadowski Synnott and Corning win slopestyle golds in weather-shortened Utah 2019 event. world snowboard news
Jacobellis and Bolton with big SBX wins in Feldberg. world snowboard news
 
XXIII Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018
XXIII Olympic
Winter Games
PyeongChang 2018!
XXII Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014
XXII Olympic
Winter Games
Sochi 2014!
XXI Olympic Winter Games, Vancouver 2010
XXI Olympic
Winter Games
Vancouver 2010 !
XX Olympic Winter Games, Torino 2006
XX Olympic
Winter Games !
XIX Olympic Winter Games, Salt Lake 2002
XIX Olympic
Winter Games !
 
 
 
© 2002-2019, SKI.BG > www.ski.bg > www.skibg.com > SKI.BG > SKI in Bulgaria > Anja Paerson looking for new motivation > The SKIING web Portal! All rights reserved. Всички права запазени. Terms & Conditions - Условия за ползване. Powered by [xt]. top