Åre

What is Åre known for?


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Lodge Winter events Taking advantage of the Åreskutan fell, the major center for alpine skiing in Sweden has become ''Åre Ski Area'', sporting more than 30 modern ski-lifts. It hosted the Alpine World Championships (FIS Alpine World Ski Championships) in 1954 (FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1954) and 2007 (FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2007), and the annual Jon Olsson Invitational freeskiing competition, ending in 2007

. On March 9–10, 2012 the Freestyle FIS World Cup (2011–12 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup) will be held in "slalombacken" close to the village centre. Åre has also always been the site for the alpine events, every time Sweden has bid for the organization of the Olympic Winter Games, including for the 1984 (1984 Winter Olympics), 1988 (1988 Winter Olympics), 1992 (1992 Winter Olympics), 1994 (1994 Winter Olympics), 1998 (1998 Winter Olympics), 2002 Winter Olympics 2002

and 2022 Winter Olympics. This is because Åre has the only piste in Sweden suitable for top-level downhill races. Notable persons * Henrik Lundqvist - New York Rangers goaltender * Joel Lundqvist - Frölunda HC checking forward * Henrik Windstedt - winner of the 2008 ''Freeride World Tour'' * Lars-Börje Eriksson - Olympic alpine skiing bronze medalist Summer events Åre has since the 1990s become the largest mountainbike resort in Sweden


sports career

to Lillehammer in the final round, 1998 (1998 Winter Olympics) and 2002 (2002 Winter Olympics)). Sports career Eriksen won the gold medal in the Giant Slalom event at the 1952 Winter Olympics (Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics), which were held in Oslo, Norway. He also won a silver medal in the slalom (Slalom skiing) race. Eriksen was the first skier from outside the Alps to win an Olympic men's alpine (alpine skiing) gold medal. He also won three gold medals


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Lodge Winter events Taking advantage of the Åreskutan fell, the major center for alpine skiing in Sweden has become ''Åre Ski Area'', sporting more than 30 modern ski-lifts. It hosted the Alpine World Championships (FIS Alpine World Ski Championships) in 1954 (FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1954) and 2007 (FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2007), and the annual Jon Olsson Invitational freeskiing competition, ending in 2007


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http: svt.se 2.168233 1.2586325 hockeystjarnan_henrik_lundqvist title Hockeystjärnan Henrik Lundqvist date 2011-11-13 publisher Sveriges Television Peter worked for a company who sponsored Frölunda, and Henrik and Joel saw many games in Scandinavium and Frölunda became their favourite team. In 1990 Henrik and Joel joined Järpens IF and started playing organized hockey for the first time. During one practice when the coach asked if anyone wanted to be a goaltender Joel

extensively scouted by Frölunda, and while playing for Rögle in the 1998 Scandinavium Cup in Gothenburg, Frölunda's junior team manager and U16 coach Janne Karlsson contacted their father, who told Henrik and Joel about Frölunda's interest in them while driving home to Båstad. DATE OF BIRTH

in Åre, Sweden) is a Swedish (Swedish people) professional ice hockey centre (Centre (ice hockey)), currently playing for Frölunda HC of Elitserien. He serves as the team's captain (Captain (ice hockey)). Early life Joel and identical twin brother Henrik (Henrik Lundqvist), a goalie with the New York Rangers of the NHL (National Hockey League), were born to Eva Johansson and Peter Lundqvist. They grew up in Åre, Jämtland, an area where alpine skiing


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interest in them while driving home to Båstad. FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1954 13th Alpine World Ski Championships - - 2017 ''Åre Cortina d'Ampezzo St

. Moritz '' '' high mountain at Åre in Jämtland in central Sweden is one of the better-known mountains in Sweden. The mountain (and the village of Åre itself) is easily accessible by train. The mountain massif features Åre


beautiful nature

in Europe. The longest ride takes you on a 400 meter adrenaline kick above Åre's wild nature. A must for everyone who loves extreme excitement and beautiful nature. Everybody can zipline since the speed can be adjusted to age and skill. Go next * Storlien, a border town good for hiking and cross-country


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the kindergarten's 9 meters × 3 meters (30 ft × 10 ft) sandpit to freeze an outdoor ice rink where the twins would frequently skate. Their interest in hockey grew even larger when their father Peter took the twins to see Västra Frölunda HC (Frölunda HC) play in Scandinavium, Gothenburg. Henrik has said that he and Joel were very competitive growing up, in sports as well as school.

extensively scouted by Frölunda, and while playing for Rögle in the 1998 Scandinavium Cup in Gothenburg, Frölunda's junior team manager and U16 coach Janne Karlsson contacted their father, who told Henrik and Joel about Frölunda's interest in them while driving home to Båstad. DATE OF BIRTH

is the most popular winter activity, but Henrik and Joel chose to play ice hockey over the more popular winter sports. During the winters their kindergarten teachers used the kindergarten's 9 meters × 3 meters (30 ft × 10 ft) sandpit to freeze an outdoor ice rink where the twins would frequently skate. Their interest in hockey grew even larger when their father Peter took the twins to see Frölunda HC play in Scandinavium, Gothenburg. Peter worked for a company who


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the ''Åreskutan'' fell. Peak Performance was established in 1986 as ski clothing company, in the ski-town of Åre, Sweden, by two of Sweden's top downhill skiers, Stefan Engström and Peter Blom. Stefan had worked in the clothing business, while Peter had an advanced business degree and experience of a popular ski magazine in Sweden. The company has since expanded into producing clothing for other sporting including golf, biking, and fitness. Peak Performance clothing

long directions phone +46647-15580 tollfree fax 46647-15589 hours price content Buy Don't miss the stores of local clothing manufacturer's Extreme and Peak Performance * Extreme, Åre Torg * Peak Performance General Store, Åre Torg Swedish sports retailer Stadium also recently opened a shop which offers slightly cheaper equipment as well as high-end brands. * Stadium, Åre Torg Hanson and Åre Skidsport, both found on Torget (the plaza) are other retailers


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. On March 9–10, 2012 the Freestyle FIS World Cup (2011–12 FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup) will be held in "slalombacken" close to the village centre. Åre has also always been the site for the alpine events, every time Sweden has bid for the organization of the Olympic Winter Games, including for the 1984 (1984 Winter Olympics), 1988 (1988 Winter Olympics), 1992 (1992 Winter Olympics), 1994 (1994 Winter Olympics), 1998 (1998 Winter Olympics), 2002 (2002 Winter Olympics) and 2022 Winter Olympics. This is because Åre has the only piste in Sweden suitable for top-level downhill races. Notable persons * Henrik Lundqvist - New York Rangers goaltender * Joel Lundqvist - Frölunda HC checking forward * Henrik Windstedt - winner of the 2008 ''Freeride World Tour'' * Lars-Börje Eriksson - Olympic alpine skiing bronze medalist Summer events Åre has since the 1990s become the largest mountainbike resort in Sweden. In 1999 it was the host for the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships and it hosted the Nordic Championships 2007. There are numerous graded biking trails down the mountain (Downhill cycling). The Åre Bikepark is open from 1 May until 15 October and is the host for the Mayhem Festival. During summer Åre can also sport hiking, paragliding, kayaking, and a golf course about 15 minutes form the village. In July every year there is a multisport (Multi-sport event) competition in Åre - ''Åre Extreme Challenge''. It counts as the Scandinavian championship in multisport. "One of the world's ten best ski-resorts" In 2008 Åre was appointed as one of the ten best ski-resorts in the world at the list from the magazine Condé Nast Traveller align center Åre kabinbana.JPG Åre cable car Åre torg.jpg Åre central square Transport The airport is situated 99 kilometres eastward, outside Östersund ’s core, on the Frösön islet. Åre Östersund Airport is an international airport and the ninth biggest in Sweden with roughly 390 000 passengers 2005. The airport is one of few Swedish airports with incoming foreign charter traffic. The European route E14 runs through Åre from Trondheim via Östersund to Sundsvall, where it merges with the European route E45. Åre has similar railway communications. Mittnabotåget operates both the Norwegian Meråkerbanen from Trondheim to Storlien and the Swedish Mittbanan from Storlien via Östersund to Sundsvall. Östersund is connected to Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö through long distance X 2000 (high speed trains), InterCity and night train. Station åre.jpg Åre railway station Mittnabotåget regina.JPG Mittnabotåget Åre östersund flygplats.jpg Åre-Östersund Airport terminal Påstigning på flygfältet i Östersund.jpg Embarcation on the airport References


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interest in them while driving home to Båstad. FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1954 13th Alpine World Ski Championships - - 2017 ''Åre Cortina d'Ampezzo St

. Moritz '' '' high mountain at Åre in Jämtland in central Sweden is one of the better-known mountains in Sweden. The mountain (and the village of Åre itself) is easily accessible by train. The mountain massif features Åre

Åre

'''Åre''' ( ) is a locality (Urban areas in Sweden) and one of the leading Scandinavian ski resorts situated in Åre Municipality, Jämtland County, Sweden with 1,417 inhabitants in 2010. It is however, not the seat of the municipality, which is Järpen. 25% of the municipal industry is based on tourism, most notably the downhill skiing and biking (Downhill cycling) resorts in ''Åre'' and ''Storlien''. The growth in tourism has resulted in the development of hotels, recreational and shopping opportunities in the area.

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