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Apparently at the headquarters of the FIS they ran out of vodka, damn covid. Btw, without drink, they made a right decision... All the stage in the parallel events will be on two run.

Everyone else voted against the Italian Federation which is the only one that proposed to held the races with no spectators but the Italians used coronavirus to protect Brignone's lead. IQ=0.  

Paris had a crash in Kitz and is actually injured. He broke the right ACL . Paris's season is obliviously finish

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:yikes: So not only they will not remove the Alpine Combined, but they will improve the amount of races in the calendar, already 4 AC races for W and 3 for M this season with one big change : The starting order in slalom, The winner of the DH/SG will start first in the slalom and not 30th like it was before !

 

 

 

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Alpine Combined starting order 
The new format of the Alpine Combined features a speed run first (preferably a Super-G, but also a Downhill possible), followed by a slalom run. The starting order of the slalom run will not be reversed anymore, which means that athletes will start in the same order as they are ranked in the speed run.
In the upcoming season, four Alpine Combined events will take place on the Women’s Tour in Val d’Isère, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Crans Montana and La Thuile and three events on the Men’s Tour in Bormio, Wengen and Hinterstoder. 

 

 

https://www.fis-ski.com/en/alpine-skiing/alpine-news-multimedia/news-multimedia/news/news-2019-2020/updates-from-the-fis-autumn-meetings

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Just now, hckosice said:

:yikes: So not only they will not remove the Alpine Combined, but they will improve the amount of races in the calendar, already 4 AC races for W and 3 for M this season with one big change : The starting order in slalom, The winner of the DH/SG will start first in the slalom and not 30th like it was before !

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.fis-ski.com/en/alpine-skiing/alpine-news-multimedia/news-multimedia/news/news-2019-2020/updates-from-the-fis-autumn-meetings

Glad they are keeping it alive, and intrigued to see the effect the format change will have.

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6 minutes ago, NearPup said:

Glad they are keeping it alive, and intrigued to see the effect the format change will have.

 

Well, peoples cried that the AC strogly favored the slalom specialists, now I wonder if the same peoples will start crying the event will strongly favor the speed specialists... nah

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Well, peoples cried that the AC strogly favored the slalom specialists, now I wonder if the same peoples will start crying the event will strongly favor the speed specialists... nah

But it kinda did. This seems like an excellent change though, making it at least look much more fair.

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Well, peoples cried that the AC strogly favored the slalom specialists, now I wonder if the same peoples will start crying the event will strongly favor the speed specialists... nah

He hasn't been born like that yet, to please everyone.

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There are already too many slalom/GS/parallel races if compared to the number of downhills/SG during a season, so nothing wrong with giving speed skiers a bit of advantage in the alpine combined...

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Wow, great to hear that they finally decided to fix combined rather than drop it. I love AC, tho the truth is that the races were favoring slalomists too much.

I am unashamed, at getting nothing done.

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2 hours ago, hckosice said:

 

Well, peoples cried that the AC strogly favored the slalom specialists, now I wonder if the same peoples will start crying the event will strongly favor the speed specialists... nah

I feel this format is much more balanced.

 

I really love watching the AC in major events (not so much in world cups) so I am glad it is sticking around. It is good to have one race in the program of major events that rewards all-rounders.

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