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  • March 17, 2019

    Alpine Skiing

    The 2019 Longines Rising Ski Stars prizes awarded to Meta Hrovat and Clément Noël

    In the context of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Finals, of which Longines is the Official Timekeeper, the Swiss watch brand was delighted to present the Longines Rising Ski Stars prizes today in Soldeu, Andorra. This title, which rewards the best female skier under the age of 21 and the best male skier under the age of 23 in the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup overall standings for the season, was awarded to Slovenia’s Meta Hrovat and France’s Clément Noël. Two-time slalom winner at the FIS Junior World Championships in 2018 and 2019, Meta Hrovat ended her third FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season with four top-10 results in the disciplines of slalom and giant slalom, while Clément Noël has achieved his best results in the circuit this season, claiming three slalom victories, in Wengen, Kitzbühel and Soldeu. Both talented athletes received a Longines watch, a trophy, as well as a cheque from Longines Vice President, Charles Villoz. This celebration was held today, following the prize giving ceremony for the overall winners of the 2018/2019 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, a title defended by Longines Ambassador of Elegance Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher, who received an elegant timepiece to mark their outstanding performance. 

  • March 18, 2018

    Alpine Skiing

    Second FIS Alpine World Cup overall title for Longines Ambassador of Elegance Mikaela Shiffrin

    Longines congratulates its Ambassador of Elegance Mikaela Shiffrin on winning her second Overall Crystal Globe. With a total of 1773 points, she finished ahead of Switzerland’s Wendy Holdener with 1168 points and Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova with 977 points respectively. Following an exceptional 2017/2018 FIS Alpine World Cup season, Mikaela also claimed the slalom crystal globe for the fifth time of her career, with no fewer than seven victories in this discipline this season. While she dominated the technical disciplines, the American skier also claimed a first impressive World Cup Downhill race in Lake Louise, Canada, back in December. In the male category, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher won the Overall title for the seventh time, in front of Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen and Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aksel Lund Svindal. As the Official Partner and Timekeeper of the FIS, the brand had the honor of rewarding the overall winners Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher with two exceptional athletes with elegant Longines timepieces during an official prize giving ceremony held in Are, Sweden in the context of the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals.

  • March 18, 2018

    Alpine Skiing

    Swiss siblings Mélanie and Loïc Meillard win the 2018 Longines Rising Ski Stars Prize

    Bringing together the season’s top-25 male and female skiers in each discipline, the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals are taking place this year in the Scandinavian ski resort of Åre, Sweden, which will also host the next FIS Alpine Ski World Championships – both event supported by Longines as the Official Partner and Timekeeper. On the occasion of the Finals, the Swiss watch brand celebrated the conclusion of the season by awarding the Longines Rising Ski Stars Prize. This year, it was a family-shared recognition, as Swiss siblings Mélanie and Loïc Meillard have distinguished themselves as the best female skier (under 21) and the best male skier (under 23) of the 2017/2018 World Cup season. For Mélanie Meillard, 2018 started off well as she claimed her first podium in the FIS Alpine World Cup, finishing third in the City Event in Oslo, Norway. With a total of 431 points at the end of the season, ahead of Katharina Gallhuber (AUT) with 303 points and Katharina Liensberger with 206 points, Mélanie finished ten times in the top-10 in World Cup races. With a score of 299 points at the end of the season, triple Junior World Champion Loïc Meillard had a very good season as well, being amongst the 10 best skiers at five of his World Cup races. Following the Ladies’ slalom race, Loïc Meillard was presented with a Longines timepiece, as well as a trophy and a cheque, from the hands of Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing Juan-Carlos Capelli and Casper Gebeke, of Longines Sweden. His sister Melanie, who did not participate in the finals due to an injury, was represented by Jérôme Krieg from Swiss-Ski, who received the coveted recognition on her behalf.

  • March 15, 2018

    Alpine Skiing

    Bib draw of the 2018 Longines Futur Ski Champions

    Tonight took place the bib draw ceremony of the fifth edition of the Longines Future Ski Champions race, held tomorrow in Åre, Sweden, in the context of the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals. Representing twelve different countries, the young athletes, all aged under 16, will compete tomorrow in a two-run giant slalom on the official World Cup slope. The winner will receive a trophy, as well as a Longines timepiece. During the ceremony, the young athletes had the opportunity to meet the patron of the event, Longines Ambassador of Elegance Mikaela Shiffrin, who gave them some advice on their physical and mental preparation for the race. This celebration, held in the center of the village, was followed by the unveiling of the countdown to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2019, supported by Longines as Official Partner and Timekeeper. The launch was attended by representatives of the FIS and the Organizing Committee of Åre 2019.   List of participants   Canada Heiko Ihns Croatia Tvrtko Ljutić Finland Erik Saravuo France Benjamin Hoareau Germany Marinus Sennhofer Italy Lorenzo Bini Japan Taiyo  Kuwabara Norway Jesper Wahlqvist South Korea Mingyu Kang Sweden Anton Rösnäs Switzerland Nicolas Macheret USA Jack Reich

  • March 19, 2017

    Alpine Skiing

    Longines Ambassador of Elegance Mikaela Shiffrin wins her first FIS World Alpine World Cup overall title

    Longines congratulates its Ambassador of Elegance Mikaela Shiffrin on her first Overall Crystal Globe and for the exceptional performance she delivered throughout the entire 2016/2017 FIS Alpine World Cup season. Mikaela won the overall title with 1643 points, ahead of Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec (1325 points) and Italia’s Sofia Goggia (1197 points). She also claimed her fourth small globe in slalom, her specialist discipline. The American skier was rewarded with a Longines timepiece from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice-President and Head of International Marketing. In the male category, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher claimed his 6th overall title in front of Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud and Henrik Kristoffersen, who won yesterday his 3rd Longines Rising Ski Stars prize.

  • March 18, 2017

    Alpine Skiing

    Longines marks the FIS Alpine World Cup 50th anniversary with a limited edition of The Longines Saint-Imier Collection

    Longines is the Official Partner and Timekeeper of the International Ski Federation (FIS) and both partners have forged deep bonds with each other. It was thus natural for the Swiss watch brand to dedicate a model to the FIS Alpine World Cup’s 50th anniversary. Two models – a feminine and a masculine version – are presented in a limited edition. Their transparent case back through which the scintillating movement can be observed bears a commemorative print, which confirms each watch’s exclusive identity. On the occasion of the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals in Aspen, these watches were presented to FIS representatives, including Sarah Lewis, FIS Secretary General. Involved in alpine skiing as early as 1924, the brand actually witnessed the birth of the FIS Alpine World Cup, as it was the timekeeper of the World Championships in Portillo in 1966, during which was announced its introduction.

  • March 11, 2017

    Alpine Skiing

    Two FIS World Cup wins and a fourth career slalom crystal globe for Mikaela Shiffrin in Squaw Valley

    Longines Ambassador of Elegance dominated the weekend at Squaw Valley, California, with two outstanding victories in giant slalom and slalom. This slalom win – her 6th in the 2016/207 FIS Alpine World Cup season – secured her the discipline’s crystal globe, which she already claimed in 2013, 2014 and 2015.