Ski Sunday comes from St Moritz in Switzerland, host of the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships. With highlights of the blue riband events - the men's and women's downhill races.
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Up here, surrounded by breathtaking landscape and the magic of the
mountains, you're on top of the world looking down on a town steeped
in winter sport history that has twice hosted the Olympic Games.
COMMENTATOR: High above St Moritz, the torch marks the first meeting
the world's Olympic athletes. It is preparing once more to welcome the
fastest and most talented skiers on planet. This is St Moritz. In
competition here, speed is a determining factor.
COMMENTATOR: It's a Swiss racer in first. Feuz. The smallest of
mistakes can make the difference between victory and loss.
COMMENTATOR: The champion of the world. The pinnacle of ski racing
are those who demand the best of themselves, constantly striving to
go faster. COMMENTATOR: He's done it. He's the
word champion. Pushing themselves to their absolute limit. And these
marvellous yet challenging mountains will require their resilience and
determination as they dream of finishing here on top of the world.
Welcome to Ski Sunday. We're in Switzerland's glitziest resort, St
Moritz, the birthplace of winter tourism for the biggest show of the
alpine season. It is the World Championships. The town is packed
with thousands of fans who've come to experience the thrill of watching
the fastest ski racers in competition. If you're feeling the
need for speed, today's show is for you. We've both of the blue riband
events, the men's and women's's downhill races. In the men's
competition it is too close to call it. Promising to be a thrilling
race. In the women's Lindsey Vonn is making progress from her come back
from injury Who ever wins either of these two downhill titles will write
their names into the alpine skiing history books. Later in the show,
Graham's teeming up with our armed forces to find out how they're using
skiing to get the best out of their soldiers. First aid kit. Get him
out, get him out, quick. It was no walk in the park. The The men's
downhill on it is steeper than the infamous Stripe. It is truly
terrifying. Before he takes it on himself is, Graham wanted to give
you a taste of what the racers will see when they look down out of the
start hut. The legendries Swiss downhill race Bernard Russi
redesigned this course the last time St Moritz hosted the World
Championships in 2003. The cable car stops halfway up. The racers have to
climb this flight of stairs to the incredibly steep start section.
Apparently Rusi had the idea when he was racing the Third World
championships here in 1974, his visionfuls for a free fall start. If
you have a look at it, it is quite incredible. 45 degrees, it's the
steepest and fastest of all downhill starts in the world. By the time
they reach this spot, the racers will have accelerated to 140 kmph in
six seconds. There's plenty more meat lower down. Man-made features
using natural terrain. The great thing about these man-made features
is it is like a ski cross. This is called the Mauritius jump. Often the
fastest line is also the most dangerous. You could lose count of
the number of jumps on this course. For me, the toughest section is
this. Felson. Very steep and technical. It is so important to
carry the speed here to the finish. All in all, Bernard's done a great
job. It's one of the most audacious start lines I've ever seen. I'm
intrigued will it come down to maths and courage or is there a technical
element? All of these guys have courage in abundance and a lot of
mass. They spend a lot of time in the gym. The question is, who can
take that speed and carry it out along the flats. Two years ago we'd
a surprise winner in Patrick Kong. We've had a different winner in
every World Cup downhill so far this season. We've the Italians. Dominik
Paris won in kits very. Travis won in Garmis. And the Austrian's back
as well. You have your eye on the Swiss? You would say it is beat
Feuz. He is confident, he won the World Cup Finals here last year. It
promises to be a highly competitive if not unpredibilitiable race.
Here's a full taster of what the world's best will be facing. Rather
you than me, Graham, it's all yours. We've seen what this free fall start
looks like. This is what it feels like. It's like stepping into a we
will lit elevator shaft. Absolutely flying from the moment you set off.
Absolutely incredible feeling. You're going from 0-80 mph in just a
few seconds. On to the banks, bumpy turn. We're approaching the first of
these build-up man-made jumps. Will jump away a little bit to clear on
to the flat. That was the Soretto. This is the Lanjiro. Over it. Just a
fraction too high off that jump. Over the Mauritius. Now, we're going
to tuck it out. Coming to the next jump. Didn't quite make the landing
there. We're setting up for the tightest turns on the course. We're
going into blind gate as you come over the rise. Then you dive down
through this compression and over this other roller. That's the meat
of the course. Really tough down through there. Two more jumps to go.
Six in total. This is the Rollinger. A lovely little flight. Final jump,
the La tricks kinsprung. Press forward. A high-speed course all
right! Wow, really high-speed. Lots of air. From the start, it's just
free fall. Brilliant. You said it resembled a ski cross course? All
the jumps, I didn't have enough speed to make it. I had a real hard
landing. Everything else is beautiful. Beautiful rollers if you
attack it. It's note time for the running of the 2017 World
Championships downhill. Matt Matt has the commentary. Conditions were
clear this morning for the forerunners. A mid-mountain fog has
swept in and the race organisers have decided to lower the start,
depriving the racers and the crowd of the spectacular free fall course
opening. But, we have a downhill. There's a huge crowd basking in
sunshine in the finish area as we're set to get underway. Number 5,
Dominik Paris, the winner of the down I will had, the toughest of
them all on the 31st January. He's had solid results all season, in
fact. Solid flight from Dominik Paris, the 27-year-old Italian. Now,
the succession of high-flying spectacular rollers and ledges comes
his way. One after the other. Having to straighten his legs. Push
forward. Squash the jump, massive flight from Paris as he stands on
that left ski to make the following turn. Flies again. Awkward on
landing. 38 metres for the Frenchman. 99 kilometres per hour on
landing. He's into the green zone now. Dominik Paris for Italy. He is
fighting for top spot here. The Italian's on great form so far.
1:20.95 for Paris. He's the quickest. So, pushes his arms
forwards. Gets a nice early landing. One more turn and it's the finishing
line waiting for Paris. Will he have gold medal position? Yes, he does!
New leader in the men's World Championship downhill. It's
high-flying Dominik Paris. Number 7 for Italy. Number 1 downhill racer
of the season so far. Peter Fill. He hasn't won a race. Been second on
two occasions. He's been third on one occasion. Fourth in kits very.
Now he races. In the World Championship downhill. Nice jump
from Peter Fill. He's in the green zone. In the early
stages. Now he's going to have to fly. And fly again. It's good going
so far from Peter Fill. Now, he'll thrust his arms forward here and
wrap them behind his backside to maintain as much aerodynamic shape
in flight. He's gone a slightly different line there. Wide of the
blue line. And he flew 36 metres on take-off. Hand on the snow. That
keeps him in first position. Green all the way for Fill of the hi.
Italy. Another split coming up. Paris 1:20.95. Fill has lost a
little. .17. Still green for the Italian. It could be an Italian
one/two. Dominik Paris leads the way. Here comes his team-mate Peter
Fill. Final jump, fill gets low and goes for the line and takes gold
medal position. Fill is first for Italy. Pushing Paris to second. Feuz
third for France. The 25-year-old Slovenian is away.
Clean is notice green. -- clean is in the green.
That jump, took is solidly. Kept himself nice and low. Anticipating
every bump and jump. Getting better from Bostjan Kline. Having to react
to the changes. He put the brakes on slightly. 34 metres of flight. Is he
still in front? He's behind now. .05 behind. Very tight for Kline. The
quality of downhill skiing on offer has been sensational. We are seeing
men at the very top of their game putting down an astonishing feats of
ski racing skill. Kline is fastest of the them all by four tenths. What
a run from the Slovenian. He has the final jump to come. Lands solidly.
Can Bostjan Kline go gold? He has. First position. Bostjan Kline leads.
Jansrud. The winner of the World Cup race in Val d'Isere at the beginning
of December. Big powerful stuff. Looking for maximum forward prop you
wills. It's promising for Jansrud. Trails the shove of Slovenian by a
tenth of a second. Now, non-stop succession of rollers, ledges and
jumps to really test the overall skill of the downhiller. Long flight
there. Stands on that left ski. Gets a little wide and lower in the line.
Recovers. He's getting closer. 1 hundred wreath behind. Three red
lights. Will he get a green at the next one? 13 metres of flight.
Jansrud put the brakes on there. Kept it low. Kept the jump short.
Switches on his first green light of this run. Run..32 in front.
Norwegian's starting to anticipate something special here for Jansrud
of Norway. Last Norwegian to win this title, 2013.
It is going to be tight. Kline leads for Slovianskia. Jansrud takes it
from him for Norway. 13 hundredth of a second, the lead changing time and
time again. Jansrud into gold for Norway.
One of the big favourites Jansrud takes the lead, he had an unusual
line, he rolled too much in the air, to the right, landed, went straight
down, had to correct at last minute. Back to the left and into that long
right-hander again, it was. Will like he did a GS turn half way
through the return but it got him back on line and he was able to
carry that on the the steep section and clean in the air over the last
two jumps. Here is the difending champion,
wearing the white bib, he is the man that won this title. Two years ago.
Kueng. Matching Jansrud turn for turn across the snow. It could come
down to his skill in the air. Kept that one nice and tight. Just stood
tall for a second and pays the price. 15 hundredths behind but not
out of reach just yet. Patrick kueng with a slightly higher line there.
That is the line that Peter Fill took into this section, winding down
the windows Patrick Kueng and it has got away from him slightly. 16
hundredths of a second off the pace, getting bounced around the course,
cutting up as each racer puts their steel edges through the top surface
of the snow. It's a little clumsy looking at times from Patrick Kueng,
11 hundredths, he has clawed back a little bit of time. He might be in
the hunt for a provisional podium position. As he takes a risk off the
jump. Lands it, sets up for the next one. They are going crazy in the
finish. As Patrick Kueng goes first equal. They couldn't split them at
the top and Jansrud and Kueng are level. Sharing gold medal position
right now. What a race! Patrick Kueng was tied
with Jansrud on the first two splits. Splits. Went a bit behind as
he took a different line, it was much too high on the left-hand side
of the course, flapped in the air a couple of times and then his skis
skidded into that right-hander, but made it up over the only ger jump
and the Larkin to tie in the finish. Number 13.
Fouad Feuz is ready to race. He was quickest in the training run. He is
out on downhill day. The bronze medal list two years ago, first jump
solidly landed. Feuz wraps the poles round his body and shapes himself as
low as he dares for the next flight. Beautifully done. Lovely flight from
Feuz and he has himself a green light for his efforts.
Oh, what a jump there from Beat Feuz, he flew and flew and never
ending flight and the line is nice and early now, for the Swiss
downhill skier. 32 metres in the air, a little skid sideways but the
speed is fantastic. Two tenth, Feuz gets a hand down. The big man is
attacking the mountain in St Moritz, with a band this afternoon. Kueng
and Jansrud are the joint leaders but they might be denied by Beat
Feuz, who is leaving it all on the side of the mountain this afternoon.
Brilliant flight again. Beat Feuz clocks 119.2 kilometres per hour,
and tucks in, and takes gold medal position, Feuz into first, for
Switzerland. Fantastic run. That is how to do it. Beat Feuz owned the
lower section of this course, from the first jump he was faultless.
Great line over that jump. Set him up to carry the speed through that
compression right-hander, to the finish.
Now Johan Clarey, this is solid from the Frenchman.
Three greens all the way, he has the measure of the mountains so far. He
is in the hunt for the medals Johan Clarey. If he can hold it together,
that was a smooth flight, excellent landing. Left footed turn to follow
was beautifully executed. 1.03.9. 1.04. He is down, he is out
of the race. It looks innocuous enough as he thumps the snow in
frustration, thankfully off his speed was extinguished before he
arrive at the safety netting. Eric Guay is next to race for
Canada. He is off and running. Looking for the golden double. Guay
already the champion in the super-G last week.
Green all the way for Erik Guay, nothing wrong with this so far, that
is a good jump as well. Full control for Erik Guay. Still green for the
Canadian, 8 hundredth in front of Beat Feuz, massive flight there for
Guay. Slightly lower in the line, recovered well, didn't seem to cost
him any speed. Upper body slightly twisted. Was that a sign that the
brakes were applied? 1:03.9. Only just in the zone. Can't afford a
mistake, has to be absolutely clean. From here, to the foot of the
course. 120 flat. They are starting to celebrate that, the Swiss fans.
Can Erik Guay just squeeze in among the medals? 120.9 through the final
speed trap. Can he beat that? Silver for Guay. Erik Guay into second for
Canada. What a run, what a week for Erik
Guay. Erik Guay had a superb start, but then made a mistake, as he came
round the long right-hander, set up for the wall, just as he disappeared
out of view for a second you saw a ski flip away on him. He didn't
carry the speed down so lost time on that section.
Max Franz, 27-year-old Austrian who was in great on the downhill last
month, before he lost a ski, and lost his chance to challenge for
what was looking like a potential victory.
And the Swiss are starting to get a little concerned, the atmosphere has
changed slightly at the foot of the mountain as they have seen Max
Franz's times come up. The jumps haven't been so clever for Max
Franz, oh, he's flapping, and his knees are pumping in midair. Hasn't
looked anywhere as comfortable some and another shaky landing. A inside
of his full commitment to the course here, but 0.13 off the pace. That
puts him in bronze medal position here, Max Franz. Can he hold it
together, because there are plenty more jumps to come? Smoother there
for Max Franz. Still skiing for bronze potentially. Oh, he's gone
all freestyle. A little spread-eagle and his arms were all over the
place. Max frands for Austria. Can he get it among the medals? He is
into bronze. He snatches a bronze for ace that. The leader Beat Feuz
had a terrible start, schoolboy error he kicked the wand over before
he made his move to start so every racer is quicker on the top section.
Franz was no exception but he made a mistake on the Rommi again, er jump.
That is what cost him his race. -- Rommigeer. Beat Feuz is the champion
of the world. A second medal for Erik Guay with silver today. Franz
the best of the Austrians takes the bronze.
The women's downhill is being contested on the historic course and
as is customary in the build up to any of the women's speed events
Lindsey Vonn has been the centre of attention. What can we expect from
her? She made a fantastic recovery from the broken arm she suffered
last November. Won her second race back in, but a week later she
crashed out, and I think that crash is starting to play with her mind,
and knocked her confidence slightly. And in training she hasn't looked
that good. If she really nails one down she might end up on the podium
but not for the win. One of the people who should have been able to
take advantage was the home favourite but she has broken her
cruciate ligament. Who does that leave? There are two women that have
shining on this course. And it is Ilka Stuhec and Sofia Goggia, they
both have incredibly contrasting styles, Stuhec is so clean, so
smooth, you never see her make a mistake whereas Sofia Goggia likes
to cut the taufrn, flailing off every jump like a mini Franz
clamour. It promises to be an incredible spectacle. We are ready
to run the 2017 women's World Championship downhill.
Weirather away. Already a medallist from the World Championships. She
took the silver in the super-G last week, looking to add to it. For
Liechtenstein. Hugely popular, trains most of her time in
Switzerland, with the Swiss team. So the Swiss fans see her pretty much
as one of her own, and she is having a sensational run here. Tina
Weirather. Long, controlled flight, perfect landing. Nearly half a
second in front. Drifts slightly right. That big bank turn, on to the
next. The final jump and we will have a new leader. Tina Weirather,
into gold medal position, for Liechtenstein.
Laurenne Ross is away for the US. A couple of ten results in the
campaign so far, one hundredth of a second slower than Tina Weirather at
the split. It is a promising start for Laurenne Ross of the US of
America. Their big hope today of course Lindsey Vonn, who starts with
number nine, Ross attacks the middle part of the course. And gets the
green light for her efforts. 14 hundredths of a second faster than
Weirather. Has to keep it clean here, getting bumped round, it is a
challenging bottom section. No time to relax on this course, a massive
flight there. 14 metres. 0.46 in front. The aggression may bring the
rewards for Ross. Laurenne Ross skis for the lead in the World
Championship downhill and gets its it by just under half a second. Ross
into gold for the USA. Ready to race is Sofia Goggia. The
Italian has had a superb season, and is renowned for her fearless skiing
style. By contrast, she is a skier with a literary soul, and loves
reading Shakespeare, when will we three meet again? On the podium of
course. Sofia Goggia, ready to race for
Italy. Couple of green lights. Early in this downhill for the Italian.
Who has never won a World Cup race, but has come so close on so many
occasions. And only knows one way to attack.
That is full speed ahead. The exciting Sofia Goggia, taking
risks on this World Championship downhill run. Has the reward so far,
it is fast from the Italian, 0.37, quicker than the current leader
Laurenne Ross, hand down. Super aggressive ski racing from Sofia
Goggia, she is after one thing today, and that is the gold medal.
0.37 in front. Perfect jump. Almost overcooked it. Landed on the tips of
her skis but recovered well and now has a massive advantage, got her
skis locked in together. She is struggling to stay on her feet. What
a finish from Sofia Goggia, she has got the lead, yes. Two tenths of a
second, lucky to finish at all, finishes in gold medal position.
Stephanie Venier away for Austria. Venier, one of this young crop of
aggressive Austrians who are hugely capable. She has the early
advantage. .22 over Sofia gong ya. -- Goggia. Eke we will seventh is
her best result in the current campaign. 1:02.44. Going yachlt
Venier is faster by a tenth of a second. Remember, Sofia Goggia had
three or four big errors on the final quarter of this run. If Venier
keeps it clean, she might be able to steal gold medal position away from
the Italian. 31 metres in flight. Goes into the red. But only just.
Then drifts. It wasn't the ideal line off the final jump. Stephanie
Venier tux in and goes first. New leader, the Austrian Stephanie
Venier into gold. Next up is Ilka Stuhec who proved her pedigree with
fine wins already this season. When she's not busy racing down the
slopes, she enjoys trekking on horseback through the hills. Can she
gallop to the finish in first place today? Now the World Cup downhill
standings leader, the best downhiller of the season so far. The
winner of three World Cup down hills. Did the double at the start
of December. Backed it up with a win in Val d'Isere just before
Christmas. It's green all the way for the Slovenian whose mum prepares
her skis. .38. Still in front. Just a slight skid sideways. Look at how
calm and relaxed she is over her skis. Goggia has been pushed into
second. Venier leads for Austria. But for how much longer? Ilka Stuhec
is on a roll here. Just into the red zone. Might be able to claw it back.
Takes the final jump. Stands fractionally tall. Has she done
enough? Yes.40. Stuhec's into gold for sleeve Ian ya. The best
downhiller of the season leads the World Championship downhill. --
Slovenia. Scombl Up next is Lindsey Vonn. She won her first World
Championship downhill title back in 2009. She will be looking to repeat
that success here. She's suffered a string of injuries but refuses to
stop chasing history. Will she be the come back Queen here in St
Moritz? Lindsey Vonn is ready to race in the World Championship
downhill. Vonn.21 behind at the inter immediate. Since coming back
from injury, she has registered victory. Vonn took the win in Garmis
h on 21st January. Not going so well here for Lindsey Vonn this morning.
She's a long way off the pace. It looks slightly cautious. No surprise
when you think of all the injuries she's had in the past three or four
seasons. .37 behind. Skiing potentially for third position.
Let's see if she can make up that time on the final third of this
downhill run? Vonn, the American, stands on that left ski. And gets a
little closer to the time of Ilka Stuhec, our leader. Lindsey Vonn,
such a good glider. Can she glide her way into gold medal postings?
Vonn's gone third into bronze. Ilka Stuhec confirms her status as the
world's best downhiller by taking gold in the World Championship.
Lindsey Vonn taking the bronze for the United States. The World
Championships continues this week with every medal race live on the
red button, BBC Sport website and app and connected TV. The men ace
alpine combined starts at 8.15 am. The action concludes on Sunday at
8.35 am with the men's slalom which is our feature race next week on Ski
Sunday. Elsewhere in winter sport, at the World Cup in quay he can
Canada, Britain's Isabel Atkin made it to the final finishing in a
respectable fifth place. Katie Ormerod has just come fourth in the
slope style. Earlier this week at the Paris noble champs in Canada,
Britain's Owen Pick and Ben Moore won in the slalom events. Moore
Moore third in the SBUL. If you're enjoying any snow sport in an alpine
environment, there will be elements of risk taking and physical
exertion. Doesn't matter if you're going uphill or down, you'll be
taking out of your comfort zone which means you need a hint of
adventurous spirit. Graham travelled with our armed forces to find out
why they're icing skiing to get the best out of our armed forces.
Soldiers regular risk their lives for our country. The environments
they work in don't usually require the ability to ski. Interestingly,
the army are using this as part of their developmentment training for
their servicemen and women. I've been invited to a base in
Bavaria to see how it works. Unless I step out of line, thankfully,
there won't be any combat involved. The Armed Forces add Sven rows
training programme covers a range of activities such as rock climbing,
mountaineering, as well as adaptive skiing for wounded or injured
soldiers. From here, we'll cut right. We'll traverse up.
Adventurous train something just another form of military, individual
training. But we use this austere, extreme environment, to put an extra
challenge in. There's an aspiration a third of our regiment will go away
each year and do five days adventurous training. It is part of
the offer which hopefully makes the army attractive to people wanting to
join but it is a training measure that makes them better. It is about
taking them out of their comfort zone, exposing them to risk in a
controlled fashion. More likely do an avalanche scenario. It is
enhanced self-awareness. If they have that, they make better
decisions, they lead better and have a greater all-round ability to
operate in the conditions we need them to.
After a detailed briefing, it's time to head to the mountain. The plan is
to tour to the peak and ski down through the back country. The
reality is these soldiers may need to lead their teams in high pressure
situations. They may never do their day job in the snow, but here,
they're out of their comfort zone learning invaluable transferable
skills. The emphasis is for them to lead the group in a risky and
difficult environment What are the key things they're having to learn?
As well as the technical aspects of skiing and to teach them skiing,
safely travel in the mountains as well as off piste ski kit. Probes
and companion rescue. There's aim on developmental skills. What are you
doucheing in the decision making process in danger? Ski slopes and
snow pack. Getting a feel for what's upped their feet. If they're leading
a group of six people, to space out. We've steep aspects and ultimately
make the right decision. Grab your maps. Work out where we are. Shall
we have a change of route because of radiation on the south facing piste?
Just changed from a southerly aspect to the shaded aspect. The snow's
much colder, much safer travel for us. Out here, there's time to
consider their decisions. Whilst on operations, these soldiers could
face dangerous or life-threatening situations. How they radio act is
vital. This training involves an of a an avalanche exercise. Let's go.
First aid kit. Get him out, get him out quick! Any comments you'd make
about this particular scenario? Started digging maybe slightly too
close to where the casualty was. You can be quite often digging on top of
somebody. It is much more effective to be digging downhill. That's why
we practice these. The more times which practice it, the slicker and
quicker they'll become as a team. The plan is to skin out this track
here to the final bowl towards the top of the mountain.
Ski touring may be scenic but it's exhausting. As we reach the top,
it's another reminder of the physical condition required if you
want to be an effective soldier. So we ski steep slopes one at a
time. Got to have safe practice. I've done my fair share of off piste
safety courses. It is interesting the Armed Forces deem the skills
needed to be transferage to what they need. It's all about putting
people into potentially hazardous environments so they can make the
right decisions under pressure. It's fascinating to see how much snow
sport can offer different people in different situations. Before we
leave you, it's time for ski social. We always ask you to send in your
photos and video. You never disappoint. This week, kicker have
been a strong theme. Dominik caught nine-year-old fearless Millie
perfectly in mid-air. We've one from Superman in the snow park. Nice
cape! And fittingly, we've three-year-old Lillith who has her
sights set on being the next Lindsey Vonn! Alongside your photos and
videos, we need your questions. Send them in using the hashtag Ski
Sunday. What is the coaches and racers discuss during course
inspection? Mostly about the racing line. How much you can cut a turn
off. Of course, if they get it wrong, the coaches can always get on
their radios and make a course report after the first few skiers
have raced. Another diamond from the human mind of alpine information.
Ben also wants to know why do you grab your board? Where do the names
for the grabs come from and how to do them in the snow park? To do
this, I'll needs a snow park and snowboard. Follow me. There are
three reasons to grab your board. It looks good, feels good and it shows
you're in control. This is the mute grab. Front of hand to toe edge.
Once you've got hold of your grab, you can tweak, bone and poke it in
any direction. Just be sure to counter the movement with your
trailing arm and upper body. Nose, roast beef, stale fish. Japan.
They're all grabs. My favourite is the most iconic and stylish of them
all, the method. How's that? More questions like that, please. Whilst
you catch your breath, we've one final request. Next week is the last
show of the series. It has become tradition, we want your suggestions
of music for the closing montage. Your track could be the chosen one.
Send in your suggestions using the hashtag Ski Sunday. We're sticking
around here for the world champions is. We'll brings you more world
class highlights, including Dave Ryding a slalom race. See you then.
Out of the start lap and away. Krystof son is king of the hill.
Dave, the rocket, his second. That's sensational. The first British racer
on a World Cup podium since 1981.
Ski Sunday comes from St Moritz in Switzerland, host resort of the 2017 Alpine World Ski Championships. There are extended highlights of the blue riband events - the men's and women's downhill races. Graham Bell also gets an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how the British army are using ski touring to train their soldiers.