Weibrecht Earns World Cup Finals Start

Olympic super G silver medalist Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) needed a solid Audi FIS Alpine World Cup result Sunday and he got one, finishing a World Cup career-best seventh in the last super G before the World Cup Finals. The result locked a start in the discipline at the March 13 race in Lenzerheide, …

Julia Mancuso Leads U.S. In Crans Montana

Olympic super combined bronze medalist Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) lost a pole, but hung on to lead the U.S. Ski Team with 18th Sunday in the final downhill prior to the March 10-17 World Cup Finals. Only the top 25 athletes in each discipline qualify to start at World Cup Finals. Stacey Cook (Mammoth …

Travis Ganong .05 from Another World Cup Podium

Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA), who 24 hours earlier stamped the first Audi FIS Alpine World Cup top three of his career, finished fourth Saturday, a mere .05 from a second downhill podium in Kvitfjell. The race was held from the super G start after consecutive days of fog, rain and wet snow made it …

Lindsey Van Injures Knee Training In Romania

Olympian and 2009 World Champion Lindsey Van suffered an injury to her left knee during an official training jump Friday in preparation for this weekend’s World Cup ski jumping event in Rasnov, Romania. Van received medical attention at a local hospital in Rasnov and she will not compete in this weekend’s World Cup event, said …

Deer Valley Hosting 2014 U.S. Freestyle Championships

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has now confirmed Deer Valley Resort as the site for the 2014 U.S. Freestyle Championships Mar. 28- Mar. 30. The world-class World Cup site will host U.S. athletes as they come together for the final event of the season to battle it out for the U.S. title. Leading the …

VIDEO: Worst Olympic Wipeouts in Sochi

Ouch! Pushing the limits of your sport can hurt. The world’s best athletes tried new tricks and broke records in front of a global audience, coming along with its share nasty spills, especially on the hard ice at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Here are some of the wildest wipeouts and epic fails from the …

VIDEO: Sarah Burke, Brightest Star of Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Women’s Ski Halfpipe podium pointed to sky during the inaugural Olympic award ceremony in remembrance and honor of the late Sarah Burke, who pioneered the way for Women’s Ski Halfpipe to be included as an Olympic event in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Maddie Bowman, Marie Martinod and Ayana Onozuka all took a moment …

Maddie Bowman Gold In First-Ever Women’s Ski Halfpipe

Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA) takes home the gold for Team USA in the first-ever Olympic debut of Women’s Ski Halfpipe!  The American freeskier claimed gold in the inaugural event after putting down the two highest scoring runs of the night. France’s Marie Martinod took silver and Japan’s Ayana Onozuka took bronze. Maddie Bowman celebrates a gold …

Ted Ligety GS Gold in Olympic Alpine Skiing

Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) laid down a truly Olympic performance Wednesday to earn his first-ever Giant Slalom gold medal for the USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Ligety led by 0.93-seconds after his first run at the sunny Rosa Khutor venue, where he was able to become the second American in history …

David Wise Earns Gold In First-Ever Olympic Ski Halfpipe

David Wise (Reno, NV) became the first-ever Olympic halfpipe skiing champion Tuesday night, winning gold at the sport’s debut at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Heavy snow didn’t slow down Wise, as he put down an unbeatable run in the first round and scored a 92.00 ahead of silver winner Mike Riddle of Canada, …

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