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Porino's Points: Another View on Aspen

11/23/2011

ASPEN, CO (Nov. 23) – Olympic medalist and NBC analyst Christin Cooper weighed in on the upcoming Nature Valley Aspen Winternational, but it's always good to have a second opinion when it comes to experts.

Meet Steve Porino, fellow NBC Olympics expert and U.S. Ski Team alum. He took a look at Cooper's notes and has a few of his own to...

Cooper Files: NBC Olympics Expert on Aspen

11/22/2011

ASPEN, CO (Nov. 22) – It's been a month since Olympic downhill – yes downhill – champion Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) arced the first Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom victory of her career. So, what do we have to look forward to when the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational rolls into Aspen this weekend – NBC Olympics analyst and 1984 Olympic...

Beaver Creek Anticipates FIS Snow Approval

11/18/2011

BEAVER CREEK, CO (Nov. 19) - Keeping an eye out today for possible snow control confirmation of the Dec. 1-3 Audi Birds of Prey World Cups at Beaver Creek. Checkout the amazing early season snow conditions as the pros and volunteers at Beaver Creek lay down one of the circuit's finest downhills.

Aspen Winternational Gets Go Ahead

11/17/2011

ASPEN, CO (Nov. 17) – The Nature Valley Aspen Winternational was given the official green light Thursday as International Ski Fedration (FIS) Technical Events Race Director Markus Mayr consulted with Aspen officials on the snow flush World Cup race hill in Aspen.

2012 U.S. Alpine Team Named in Vail

11/05/2011

VAIL, CO (Nov. 5) – 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 celebration drawing a huge crowd to Vail Mountain.

Levi Slaloms Reset for Flachau, Austria

11/05/2011

 

OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (Nov. 5) - The International Ski Federatin (FIS) has rescheduled the canceled Nov. 12-13 Levi, Finland World Cup slalom races as night races on Dec. 20-21 in Flachau, Austria.

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Levi World Cup Slalom's Canceled

11/03/2011

LEVI, Finland (Nov. 3) - International Ski Federation officials confirmed Thursday that the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom races slated for Nov. 12-13 in Levi, Finland have been canceled due to lack of snow. The U.S. Ski Team will use the extra time to prepare for the upcoming North American World Cup swing by training at Vail's Golden Peak,...

Training Opens at Vail's Golden Peak

11/02/2011

VAIL, CO (Nov. 2) – Olympic gold medalist and three-time Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall champion Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) grabbed first tracks on Vail's Golden Peak Wednesday with a group of young racers from Ski & Snowboard Club Vail.

Injured Nyman to Miss World Cup Season

11/02/2011

 

"Steven was evaluated Tuesday at the Steadman Clinic in Vail and diagnosed with a torn left achilles," said U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Medical Director Kyle Wilkens. "He will miss the remainder of the 2011-12 World Cup season."

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First Tracks Contest Winners Announced

10/27/2011

VAIL, CO (Oct. 27) – Ian Connor of Bartlett, NH and his family have won a VIP trip to meet Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn, Bode Miller, Ted Ligety and Julia Mancuso Nov. 4-6 in Vail. Highlighting the weekend is First Tracks – the U.S. Ski Team Announcement presented by ...

Ligety Wins, USA Doubles Soelden

10/23/2011

SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 23 - Ski Racing Magazine News Service) - Ted Ligety methodically started the defense of his 2011 World Cup GS crown with the first win...

Historic GS Win for Vonn in Audi Opener

10/22/2011

SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 22) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) picked the toughest women's giant slalom course on the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup to pick up her first career win to open the 2011-12 season on the Rettenbach Glacier in Soelden. The victory completed a sweep of wins in all five World Cup disciplines for...

Vonn Now Victorious in all 5 Disciplines

10/22/2011

 

SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 22 - Ski Racing Magazine News Service) - Lindsey Vonn has shed a weakness. Leaving her competitors wonder if she has any left.

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Meet the U.S. Ski Team Nov. 5 in Vail

10/17/2011

VAIL, CO (Nov. 17) – Fans will be able to meet the 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) on Saturday, Nov. 5 in Vail, CO when Nature Valley presents "First Tracks," the 2012 Alpine Team Announcement at Vail.

Alpine Partners with Soelden/Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

10/14/2011

 

SOELDEN/OBERGURGL-HOCHGURGL, Austria (Oct. 14) – The Austrian resorts of Soelden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl were announced as a U.S. Ski Team partner Friday afternoon during a special event in downtown Innsbruck that featured Olympic champions Bode Miller (...

Vonn, Mancuso, Schleper set for Soelden

10/13/2011

SOELDEN, Austria (Oct.

Ligety Confident for Soelden Opener

10/12/2011

 

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 12 - Ski Racing Magazine News Service) - As Ted Ligety, the top giant slalom racer in the world, packs for the first World Cup race of the season, Oct. 23 in Soelden...

Ligety Wins for USA Sweep

10/12/2011

SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 23) - Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) matched teammate Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) Sunday as the U.S. Ski Team swept the Audi FIS World Cup openers in Soelden. It was the ninth World Cup win for Ligety who opened defense of his Audi FIS World Cup GS title. Ligety took a .18 lead in the first run over Swiss Carlo Janka and skied...

Vonn Receives Top USOC Award

09/24/2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (Sept. 23) – Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) was honored Saturday evening with the 2010 SportsWoman of the Year award at the U.S.

Men's Speed Rocking Portillo

09/23/2011

 

 

PORTILLO, Chile (Sept. 23 - Ski Racing Magazine News Service) - The “Speed Train” is rocking Portillo....

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