Kearney Sweeps Deer Valley


PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 2) - Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) made it back-to-back wins at Deer Valley Resort taking dual moguls at the Visa Freestyle International. Patrick Deneen (Cle Elum, WA) battled Canadian Alex Bilodeau down to the wire taking second. Bradley Wilson (Butte, MT) scored a career first podium in third and managed to outski yellow...

Gutsy Olympic Test for Taylor Fletcher


KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 2) - Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) continued his strong surge posting the second fastest cross country time to finish fifth in the first Olympic test event of the 2014 nordic combined venue. Fletcher survived a raging blizzard during the jump to finish 15th, starting 1:16 behind and eventually coming...

Stephen Career Best on Olympic Course


KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 2) - The U.S. Ski Team's Liz Stephen (E. Montpelier, VT) skied to a career best eighth in the 7.5k/7.5k skiathlon on the Olympic course. It was the second day of Olympic test events on the Laura Cross Country Ski Center near Sochi with teammate Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) winning the sprint on Friday. Kristin...

Wind Shortens Sapporo World Cup Jump


SAPPORO, Japan (Feb. 2) - Wind forced a one-round FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in Sapporo with France's Coline Mattel claiming the win Saturday. Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) led the USA in seventh with Jessica Jerome (Park City, UT) tenth. 


Career First for Jersey Teen at Deer Valley


PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 1) - New Jersey teen Mike Rossi (Long Valley, NJ) put together three clean jumps to score a career first podium finishing third in the Visa Freestyle International at Deer Valley Resort. The finish came just two weeks after the 18-year-old cracked the top 10 in Lake Placid. Maxim Gustik of Belarus took his first World Cup...

Randall Dominates Olympic Sprint Test


KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 1) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) left no doubt, leading every stride of three heats to win the freestyle sprint Olympic test event at the Laura Cross Country Ski Center near Krasnaya Polyana outside Sochi. It was her third FIS Cross Country World Cup win of the season. Ida Sargent (Orleans, VT) had a career best...

Strong Qualifying for USA in Sochi Sprints


KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (Feb. 1) - Five U.S. Ski Team women and two men qualified for sprint heats on a foggy afternoon at the Laura Cross Country Ski Center above Krasnaya Polyana outside Sochi. Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) was second fastest to lead the U.S. women while Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT) was sixth.


Deer Valley Sweep for USA Women


PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 31) - Olympic champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) led a USA sweep as the American women dominated in the Visa Freestyle International at Deer Valley Resort. Heather McPhie (Bozeman, MT) was second with Eliza Outtrim (Hamden, CT) third. Patrick Deneen (Cle Elum, WA) was third for the men. It was only the second USA women's...

Veteran Worlds Ski Jumping Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 31) – Six ski jumpers have been named by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to compete in the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships Feb. 20-March 3 in Val di Fiemme, Italy. The veteran team is led by defending World Cup titleholder Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) and 2009 World Champion Lindsey Van (Park City, UT)....

Shiffrin Boosts Slalom Lead in Moscow


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


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...

Veterans Lead World Champs Combined Team


PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 28) – Brothers Bryan and Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) will lead a strong team of six nordic combined athletes named by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to compete in the FIS Nordic Ski World Championships in Val di Fiemme, Italy Feb. 20-March 3. They will join a team with three World Champions including...

Fletcher, Demong Lead in Penalty Race



Chodounsky 21st in Kitzbuehel Slalom


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


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...

Outtrim Nabs First Season Podium


CALGARY, AB (Jan. 26) - Eliza Outtrim (Hamden, CT) took her first World Cup podium of the season on a steep course in Calgary. Outtrim, who thrives on steep, icy runs, was able to stay in control without sacrificing her high degree of difficulty jumps. Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Mikael Kingsbury of Canada took the wins. The moguls team heads...

World Cup Action Returns to Deer Valley


PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 26) – The Visa Freestyle International returns to Deer Valley Resort Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 with moguls, aerials and the crowd favorite dual moguls – all under the lights. Events will feature Olympic Champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT), bronze medalist Bryon Wilson (Butte MT), Olympian Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) and a stacked U.S...

Bryan Fletcher Sixth in Klingenthal


KLINGENTHAL, Germany (Jan. 26) - Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) soared to 15th in jumping then made his way to the front to finish sixth in a FIS Nordic Combined World Cup in Klingenthal. Hometown hero Eric Frenzel won his third straight as Germany went one-two. Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) was second fastest in cross country...

Vonn Masterful in 59th World Cup Win


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


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.