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It’s time to send your picture for the 3rd edition! Extra deadline to send your photograph from last season (2019/20) 30th of November 2020

Further more the great Aksel Lund Svindal will be part of the Jury!

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Austria’s Johannes Kroell falls during the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men’s Downhill competition on December 28, 2018 in Bormio, in the Italian Alps.


Solden, Austria October the 25th – 2019

Fabrice COFFRINI a photographer for Agence France-Presse is the winner of the second edition of the AIJS Photo Ski Contest Prix Armando Trovati for his photograph of American Lindsey Vonn competing during the Women’s Downhill at the 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships at the National Arena in Are, Sweden on February 10, 2019.

Fabrice Coffrini, born in 1967, in Switzerland has led the photo operations in Switzerland for Agence France-Presse since 2005. He has covered nine FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and nine Olympics (winter and summer), he also covered regularly the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup the last 25 years.


US Lindsey Vonn competes during the Women’s Downhill event of the 2019 FIS Alpine Ski World Championships at the National Arena in Are, Sweden on February 10, 2019. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

He set up a remote to do this photograph.

Data of the photograph:

Time: 12:33:51,
Model: NIKON D5
Lens (mm): 58
ISO: 640, Aperture: 2.8
Shutter: 1/8000, Exp. Comp.: +1.7
Flash Comp.: 0.0, Program: Manual
Focus Mode: MANUAL, White Bal.: AUTO0
ICC Profile: sRGB Profile, Quality: RAW

AFP photographer from Switzerland Fabrice Coffrini poses, on December 13, 2016 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Julie SEBADELHA

Fabrice Coffrini: I pictured Lindsey Vonn, the greatest female alpine skiers of all time jumping during the last race of her career with the resort of Are (Sweden) as the landscape and a ray of light shining just on her.”

11 photographs were also selected for the annual exhibition:

Johann Groder (EXPA), Miguel Medina (AFP), Harald Steiner (GEPA), Christian Hartmann (Reuters), Alexis Boichard (Zoom), Leonhard Foeger (Reuters), Alain Grosclaude (Zoom), Jean Christophe Bott (Keystone), Gabriele-Facciotti (Pentaphoto/AP), Gianpaolo-Piazzi, GiovanniAuletta (Pentaphoto/AP).


Skieur d’Or AIJS – Serge Lang Trophy » 2019 – Second AIJS award for Mikaela Shiffrin (USA)


Discover the picture of the month – Foto del Mese – Bild Des Monats –  Découvrir la photo du mois

Grazie, Thanks to @cortina2021 for the first @PATrovati photo exhibition during the @fisalpine Ladies Ski World Cup in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. See you next year ! @cortinadolomiti #Mostra #Photocontest #Photojournalism #AIJS www.prixarmandotrovati.com

Alpine Ski World Cup 2019 FIS – Cortina d’Ampezzo , on January 18, 2019; Prix Armando Trovati Photo Contest 2018


Hans Bezard – Star Agency wins the ‘Prix Armando Trovati’ AIJS photo ski contest 2018

From left Marco Trovati , Alessandro Trovati after he gaves the Trophy to Hans Bezard winner of the AIJS Photo Ski Contest – Prix Armando Trovati 2018, Pierre Teyssot (AIJS) in Solden on October the 26th 2018. Photo by Giovanni Auletta

The first annual ‘Prix Armando Trovati’ AIJS photo ski contest was won by Austrian Photographer, Hans Bézard. His photograph shows Patrick Schweiger…(read more)

Crash of Austrian skier Patrick SCHWEIGER, during the DH race in the exit of Mausefalle at Kitzbuhel, Austria on the 20th of January 2018. Photographer Hans Bezard / Star Agency winner 2018 of the AIJS Prix Armando Trovati www.prixarmandotrovati.com


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AIJSAssociation Internationale Journalistes de Ski – International Association of Ski Journalists – Internationale Vereinigung der Skijournalisten

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