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Matériel : New inner helmet available
Posted by Stéphane on 2008/1/18 12:30:00 (7258 reads)

The new inner helmet is available.
You can order it on the website.

4 sizes are available :
S (54/55)
M (56/57)
L (58/59)
XL (60/61)

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Médias : Vars FIS World Cup press release
Posted by Stéphane on 2008/1/18 12:20:00 (7853 reads)

Press release available in french version.


Ski_de_vitesse_Coupe_du_Monde_VARS.pdf

Matériel : Production category helmet
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/12/20 21:00:00 (7482 reads)

This helmet is available for the racers from the factory for about 130 € with 2 visors + shipping, carbon color + 30 €.Contact France Ski de Vitesse if you are interested by this item.


Divers : Helmets
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/12/11 22:00:00 (5109 reads)

The first helmets will be available soon.
The last safety tests will be done in the few days.
The first helmets will be prioritary delivered to the people who want to build aerodynamic careenages.
Please contact us from the site if you are in this case.

Divers : Pictures 2008 helmet
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/10/1 23:00:00 (10646 reads)

Here are some pictures of the first 48 cm aerodynamic careenage used for testing and research.

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Divers : Celebration of Cait’s Life
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/9/26 23:40:00 (5723 reads)

The Tovar family organize a Celebration of Cait’s Life on saturday october 13rd in Cornwall, England.
Everybody who want to come will be welcome.
All the informations are here

Divers : 2008 helmets news - update
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/9/26 22:20:00 (6861 reads)

The development continues as projected, the prototypes of the interior helmet for the tests were already manufactured by the Scott company.














A prototype aerodynamic part was also built around the internal helmet, the size of this part corresponding to a circle of 48 cm.
The first internal helmets should be available during October as projected

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Divers : Bike Speed
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/9/13 21:40:00 (5344 reads)

Serge Perroud, ancien champion de France de Ski de Vitesse organise une compétition cycliste originale et unique :
Une rampe de départ – une ligne droite de 400m – une zone de chronométrage de 10 m – une zone de décélération de 100 m…et que le + rapide gagne !!

Rendez-vous le dimanche 30 septembre à St Quentin Fallavier (38).
Un casque, un vélo, un esprit fun et affolez les compteurs !!

Informations et inscriptions :
www.bike-speed.com

Divers : 2008 rules: Helmet and Speed Masters qualification
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/7/14 16:20:00 (6529 reads)

Minute of the FSV-FSSV meeting of june 16th 2007 and evolution of the 2008 rules

Attendance:
FSV board members, J.J. Laplace (director of Club des Sports of Les Arcs), Philippe May (Swiss Speed Ski Federation).

All of the participants of the meeting have proposed several rules modifications, propositions and direction of work to improve safety.

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Divers : Michael Milton
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/7/14 15:50:00 (4934 reads)

Michael Milton, Australian record holder and world's fastest skier with a disability announced he has been diagnosed with a cancer.

Any support would be greatly appreciated:
http://www.michaelmilton.com/ContactUs.aspx

Any details are below.

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Divers : 200 kph Speed Ski Club update
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/6/1 22:20:00 (5714 reads)

Reminder:
The speeds in the list are performances achieved during official race runs. Concerning the forunners, only the speed achivied by the best forunner is able to be in the list.

Best Speeds List (200 kph Speed Ski Club) & 2007 results.

Divers : Article on Caitilin Tovar in an american ski magazine
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/5/30 22:28:09 (5512 reads)
Divers : Development from Simone Origone about his fall in Verbier
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/5/30 22:10:00 (4834 reads)

I am writing this letter to explain about the cause of my accident and clarify misconceptions of what actually happened at Verbier during the World Championship.

It has been insinuated, that I remained purposefully in a tucked position after the photocell, in order to do a jump on the small bump after the green line. I am not that stupid to consider such a dangerous act, whilst traveling at almost 220kmh, although evidently there are some individuals who consider this to be the case.

Firstly, I would like to state that I am amazed, that a competition such as the World Championships has never succeeded to respect the departure times, which have always been delayed by at least one hour and in the case of the final, almost two hours!

Returning to the main issue, my accident. I can say with all confidence that I fell, because I had not seen the red line signaling the end of timing area. Therefore, I remained in position until I saw the green line. When I realized myself to be on the green line, by that time it was in fact too late. At this point, I started to stand up, but as I was on the small bump my skis lifted away from the snow, consequently causing my fall.

I would like to remind you that due to poor visibility and the previous fall of Emily, both Marc Poncin and then myself asked from the point of departure of the competition, that the red line should in fact be repassed for security reasons. Bearing in mind that it was draw at 10am with raspberry juice and due to the high temperatures during the day, at 3pm it was no longer visible. The organization reply was that "There was no longer time".

I have clearly outlined the simple cause of my accident. I would like to remind those who believe that I remained in a tucked position, on purpose, following timing area, that this is not the case. For me, the competition begins at the point of departure, where you find the starting line and finishes, at the red line which signals the end of the timing area.

See you, Simone

Médias : 5 new photo albums available
Posted by Jey on 2007/5/1 12:20:00 (5382 reads)

5 new photo albums were added on the website :
- Red Rock Cup 2007, Les Arcs (April 8, 2007)
- Speed Masters 2007, Les Arcs (April 11, 2007)
- price giving ceremony Mémorial SALVAGGIO 2007, Les Arcs (April 11, 2007)
- F.I.S. World Championship 2007, Verbier (April 19, 2007)
- price giving ceremony Speed Masters 2007, Verbier (April 22, 2007)

You will find them here

You can share your photos and videos on the forum, in the appropriate section :
http://www.kl-france.com/modules/newbb/viewforum.php?forum=18

Update: you can now vote for each photography (note from 1 to 6), and to add a comment (this possibility is only for registered users).

Résultats : Overall 2007 Speed Masters ranking
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/4/24 23:20:00 (5306 reads)

Winners:
Victoire de Sanna Tidstrand (SWE) for the Women and Philippe May (SWI) for the Men.

Results download

Résultats : Speed Masters Verbier results
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/4/22 16:50:00 (5374 reads)

Winners:
Sanna Tidstrand (SWE) with 190.53 kph for the Women and Philippe May (SWI) with 214,94 kph for the Men.
Results download

Résultats : Verbier FIS Wolrd Championship results
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/4/19 21:40:00 (5822 reads)

Winners :
Sanna Tidstrand (SWE) for the Women and Simone Origone (ITA) for the Men.

Results download

Divers : Décés de Catilin Tovar
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/4/18 20:10:00 (4341 reads)

All those which knew Catilin, all his/her friends, all those which want to tell him the last goodbye, go to Arc 2000 this Saturday April 21st at 5hPM in front of Red Rock in the presence of her family for a ceremony in her memory.

Résultats : Speed Masters Les Arcs results
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/4/15 22:00:00 (5365 reads)

Winners:
Sanna Tidstrand (SWE) with 218,71 kph for the Women and Simone Origone (ITA) with 227.13 kph for the Men.

Results download

Résultats : Red Rock Cup Les Arcs april 7/8th results
Posted by Stéphane on 2007/4/9 15:30:00 (5740 reads)




Winners :
Tracie Sachs (USA) with 202.13 kph for the Women and Simone Origone (ITA) with 212.39 kph for the Men.

Results download

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