Carlo Janka

Carlo Janka

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Carlo Janka (born October 15, 1986) is a champion alpine ski racer from Switzerland. Born in Obersaxen in the canton of Graubunden, he had the winter sports facilities right in front of his home. Janka has won gold medals at both the Winter Olympics and the World Championships, as well as one World Cup overall title and one discipline title.Janka competed in his first international FIS race in December 2001 at age 15. Not until four years later did he reach the podium, but success came in all four disciplines. Janka began racing on the Europa Cup circuit in January 2004. He earned his first two World Cup starts in December 2005, but did not finish either race. At the 2006 Junior World Championships in Mt. Ste. Anne, Quebec, Canada, he won the bronze medal in giant slalom, and he finished the 2007 season in fourth place in the overall Europa Cup standings.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136589427
  • 9786136589428