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World Champs Bronze for Julia Mancuso

02/05/2013

SCHLADMING, Austria (Feb. 5) - Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) put on a full speed attack through fog, soft snow and deep ruts to win super G bronze on the opening day of the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships in Schladming. It was her fifth career World...

Vonn Crashes in World Super G

02/05/2013

SCHLADMING, Austria (Feb. 5) - Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) crashed during the opening day super G at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships. Vonn had posted the fastest first interval and was having a strong run when she went down off a jump midway down the course. She was immediately attended to by race medical officials and...

Alpine Worlds Open in Schladming

02/04/2013

SCHLADMING, Austria (Feb. 4) - It's time! Schladming is ready as gold, silver and bronze medals are waiting for their first recipients when the 42nd FIS Alpine Ski World Championships open with women's super G Tuesday. The U.S.

Shiffrin Boosts Slalom Lead in Moscow

01/29/2013

MOSCOW, Russia (Jan. 29) - Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) boosted her Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom lead to 33 points over top challenger Tina Maze of Slovenia with third in the Moscow City Event. World Cup overall and slalom leader Marcel Hirscher of...

2013 Alpine Worlds Team Named

01/28/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 28) – Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Ted Ligety (Park City, UT), Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) headline a strong group of 19 athletes named by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to compete in the 2013 FIS Alpine Ski World Championships Feb. 4-17 in Schladming, Austria. The U.S. Ski Team...

Chodounsky 21st in Kitzbuehel Slalom

01/27/2013

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (Jan. 27) - Dartmouth grad David Chodounsky (Crested Butte, CO) remained consistent with 21st in Kitzbuehel for his fourth Audi FIS Alpine World Cup points scoring slalom of the season. World Cup overall and slalom leader Marcel Hirscher...

Shiffrin Keeps Slalom Lead

01/27/2013

MARIBOR, Slovenia (Jan. 27) - Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) finished eighth in the Maribor slalom to retain her lead in the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom points going into Tuesday's City Event in Moscow. Race winner Tina Maze did not dissapoint her home...

Vonn Masterful in 59th World Cup Win

01/26/2013

MARIBOR, Slovenia (Jan. 26) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) powerfully mastered the Golden Fox in Maribor for a stunning giant slalom victory to capture the 59th Audi FIS Alpine World Cup win of her career. Third after the opening run, Vonn accelerated immediately after...

Ganong 19th at Gnarly Hahnenkamm DH

01/26/2013

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (Jan. 26) – Dominik Paris became the first Italian since the great Kristian Ghedina to win the famed Hahnenkamm downhill for his second Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill win this season. Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) posted the top U.S.

Ligety Impressive 6th in Kitz Super G

01/25/2013

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (Jan. 25) – Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) continued to show his speed in super G with an impressive sixth place finish to open the 73rd Hahnenkamm race weekend in storied Kitzubuehel. Ligety remained third in the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall...

Universal Sports Presents Winter Bowl

01/24/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (Jan. 24) – This weekend Universal Sports Network will feature the famed Hahnenkamm races in Kitzbuehel, Austria featuring Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) and women's technical events in Maribor, Slovenia with...

Ligety 13th in Wengen Slalom

01/20/2013

WENGEN, Switzerland (Jan. 20) - Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) started 13th, finished the first run in 13th and ended the Wengen slalom in the same spot to close out the Lauberhorn weekend. Germany's Felix Neureuther won by .21 over Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall and...

Mancuso Leads Strong USA Effort in Super G

01/20/2013

CORTINA, Italy (Jan. 20) - Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) blasted through heavy snow to finish fifth and lead three U.S. Ski Team women into the top seven as Germany's Viktoria Rebensburg picked up the win....

Lucky 13 for Sullivan in Lauberhorn

01/19/2013

WENGEN, Switzerland (Jan. 19) - Marco Sullivan (Squaw Valley, CA) led the U.S. Ski Team Saturday finishing 13th in the fabled Lauberhorn, one of the most punishing downhills on the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup. Italian Christof Innerhofer took the win. Universal...

Vonn Back on Top in Cortina

01/19/2013

CORTINA d'AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 19) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) climbed back on the top step of the podium Saturday winning the Cortina downhill with teammate Leanne Smith (N. Conway, NH)...

Cochran-Siegle Lands Combi Points

01/18/2013

WENGEN, Switzerland (Jan. 18) - Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) was well on his way to the Wengen super combined podium when his inside ski rattled off just three gates before the finish ensuring Alexis Pinterault of France the victory.

Miller Focused on Olympic Season

01/16/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (Jan. 16) – In a strategic decision to ensure a completely healthy run for a historic fifth Olympic Winter Games, Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) has opted to utilize an injury exemption and sit out the 2013 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season including the...

Remarkable Shiffrin Wins Third Slalom

01/15/2013

FLACHAU, Austria (Jan. 15) - Seventeen-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) spent the day doing high school homework, then she won the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup night slalom in Flachau for a historic third win of her incredibly young career. The stunning...

Ford Out With Fractured Femur

01/15/2013

ANNECY, France (Jan. 16) – U.S. Ski Team athlete Tommy Ford (Bend, OR) is recovering at a hospital in Annecy after surgery on a fractured right femur. Ford suffered the injury while freeskiing Tuesday in La Clusaz. According to U.S. Ski Team Medical Director Kyle Wilkens, he was...

Chodounsky Career Best Top 10

01/13/2013

ADELBODEN, Switzerland (Jan. 13) - The U.S. Ski Team's David Chodounsky (Crested Butte, CO) came out with skis blazing, laying down the second fastest final run for a career best tenth in an Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom in Adelboden. Austria's Marcel Hirscher was the only faster skier on the second run as he took the win to extend is...

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