Countdown to Sochi 2014: Meet the Athletes

With just 365 days to go, the countdown to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 has officially begun. While the entire snow sports community is buzzing with excitement, nobody feels it more than the athletes who will potentially represent the United States on this global stage. Here are but a few of our country's many olympic …

Ted Ligety Wins Super G Gold at World Championships in Schladming

Ted Ligety led the U.S. Ski Team to earn super G gold at the FIS Alpine World Championships in Schladming, Austria! Using his finely tuned slalom skills, Ted took a used the steep bottom section to his advantage, overtaking his nearest competitor, France's Gauthier De Tessieres by .02 seconds! Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal, who was …

Lindsey Vonn Continues to Look Towards 2014 Sochi Olympics Despite Season Ending Injury

Leave it to Lindsey Vonn! Just one day after suffering a season ending injury, the champion skier maintains her resolve to perform during 2014 Olympic season. Vonn underwent treatment at a Schladming hospital, where it was determined that Tuesday's crash caused a complex knee injury, including a torn ACL and MCL, along with a lateral …

Lindsey Vonn Injury Update and Expected Return

According to the US Ski Team Medical Personnel, Lindsey Vonn sustained a torn ACL and MCL in her right knee as well as a lateral tibial fracture following a serious crash on Tuesday in Schladming, Austria. Her team announced that she would most likely miss the remainder of this season, but may be able to return to racing …

Lindsey Vonn Injured After Severe Crash During World Championships Super G in Schladming

Update: Longtime sponsor HEAD Skis has released a statement that sheds more light on the situation. “According to the doctors she has no fractures, no broken bones but has a very complex knee injury. Lindsey has left the hospital. She and her team will now discuss how to proceed and where to undergo surgery… Season is …

FIS Women's Super G in Schladming

The FIS Alpine Ski World Championships is here! Over 20,000 fans are expected in Schladming, Austria this week. Heavy snowfall on Monday with fresh powder conditions are expected to make the Women’s Super G race very interesting. Prepare to see amazing female athletes in the Audi FIS World Cup Championship in Women’s Super G this …

USSA Names Ski Jumping Team

Six ski jumpers have been chosen by the USSA to compete in the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Val di Fiemme, Italy. The experienced team is spearheaded by defending World Cup champ Sarah Hendrickson and 2009 World Champion Lindsey Van. “We are really optimistic about improved performances at th online dating tips e World …

Shiffrin Adds to Slalom Lead in FIS Alpine World Cup

17-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin has made her mark on the slopes with her third place finish in the Moscow City Event, boosting her Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom lead to 33 points above top competitor Tina Maze of Slovenia. Marcel Hirscher of Austria secured the men’s victory, keeping his World Cup overall lead in addition …

USSA Names 2013 Alpine Worlds Team

The USSA has named 19 athletes headlined by Lindsey Vonn, Ted Ligety, Julia Mancuso, and Mikaela Shiffrin to compete in the 2013 FIS Alpine Ski World Championships Feb. 4-17 in Schladming, Austria. The Audi FIS World Cup podium has been home to nine different U.S. Ski Team athletes this winter for a total of 24 …

Shiffrin Maintains Slalom Lead

Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) retained her lead in the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom points going into Tuesday’s City Event in Mascow, after finishing eight in the Maribor slalom.  Tina Maze made her hometown fans roud by winning her race and producing a brilliant wire to wire victory for her seventh win of the …

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