Helped by Tomba, Razzoli gives Italy slalom gold
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) Tomba La Bomba finally has a worthy heir: Razzoli The Rocket.
Alberto Tomba and Giuliano Razzoli both hail from the Emilia Romagna region of central Italy, far from the skiing heartlands in the Alps and Dolomites mountain ranges.
Tomba was Razzoli's childhood hero and now serves as his mentor.
Get a crash course in the downhill, slalom, giant slalom, Super-G and Super Combined disciplines and take a look at the different types of skis that will be used to negotiate the Whistler Creekside mountain.
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- With Miller, Vonn leading the way, US rules Alpine
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