After ripping Killington Resort, VT as a tyke, Robert Cone stepped up his game at Burke Mountain Academy before boosting to Middlebury College and the U.S. Ski Team. (Mark Epstein/U.S. Ski Team)
Triple World Champion Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) capped a career best season Saturday with massive 1.48 second wire-to-wire slalom victory to close men's competition at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships in Squaw Valley.
Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) carved his home mountain to .20 second super G victory at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships to regain a title he first held in 2010.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named a group of 15 elite athletes to compete at the 2013 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championship scheduled for Feb. 19-28 at Le Massif and Mont Ste Anne, Quebec.
Robby Kelley became the latest "Skiing Cochran" to claim a national title as he closed the sun soaked Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships with giant slalom gold.
Tommy Ford took slalom gold to open men's racing at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships for the seventh national title of his career.
Ryan Cochran-Siegle added one more gold to the "Skiing Cochran's" shelf with victory in the men's combined to close the 2012 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships.
Mountain Plaza roared Saturday as the 2012 U.S. Alpine Ski Team - including Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Bode Miller (Franconia, NH), Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) and Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) - was introduced during a public celeb
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After ripping Killington Resort, VT as a tyke, Robert Cone stepped up his game at Burke Mountain Academy. He then boosted onto the NCAA Carnival circuit in his freshman year at Middlebury and nearly landed on the giant slalom podium at NCAA nationals. From there, it was off to the U.S. Development Team with the rest of the story yet to come.
Cone thought 2012 was a breakout season, then came 2013. He posted two NorAm super G top 10's and then five junior podiums over a four-day period at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships at Squaw Valley. He also nabbed the junior combined title at Squaw, which doubled as a bronze medal among senior racers.
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6th, SL, Squaw Valley, CA – U.S. Championships, 2013