Shiffrin Defends U.S. Slalom Gold


WINTER PARK, CO (March 28) - World Cup Rookie of the Year Mikeala Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO/Burke Mountain Academy) cracked open the 2012 Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships by defending her slalom gold in sun soaked Winter Park. Shiffrin, who became the...

Alpine Champs Open Wednesday in Winter Park


WINTER PARK, CO (March 26) – Hundreds of athletes from U.S.

Ferguson Defends National Title


STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT (March 25) – Defending national aerials champion Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) won gold and retained his title at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships at Stratton Mountain. With difficult course conditions, the door was open for FLY...

Oakley, Tempel Win National Titles


STRATTON, VT (March 24) – World Cup Rookie of the Year K.C. Oakley (Piedmont, CA) won her second medal of the weekend with a top dual moguls finish at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships after five solid runs. Cody Tempel (Missoula, MT) took everyone by surprise...

Kariotis Gold Makes Five Medals for USA


VALMALENCO, Italy (March 24) – Junior national champion Ali Kariotis (Tiburon, CA) took the highest dual moguls honor Saturday when she stood atop the podium at the FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships...

Tables Turned At U.S. Championships


STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT (Mar. 23) - Competition was at its highest levels Friday as U.S. athletes took on the world's best from their own team and turned the tables in the final results at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships. Heather McPhie (Bozeman, MT) managed to...

Wilson Captures Junior World Gold


VALMALENCO, Italy (March 23) – Bradley Wilson (Butte, MT) followed in his older brother's footsteps, capturing moguls gold at the FIS Junior World Championships Friday. His medal came just after teammate Anna Park (Davis, CA) captured silver to give the USA a double...

Three Freestyle Rookies of the Year


MEGEVE, France (Mar. 22) – Bradley Wilson (Butte, MT), K.C. Oakley (Piedmont, CA), and Jonathan Lillis (Rochester, NY) were voted FIS Freestyle World Cup Rookies of the Year. Wilson and Oakley were awarded their cups at the World Cup Finals in Megeve, France. Wilson finished the season ranked eighth in the World Cup moguls standings. K.C....

Lillis, McKinnon Take Silver and Bronze


VALMALENCO, ITALY ( March 21) – Jonathan Lillis (Rochester, NY) and Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) took silver and bronze Wednesday at the FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships. The U.S. took its top aerial and mogul athletes to the event that is the largest competition of the season for athletes under 20.


Stratton Mountain To Host Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships


STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT (March 20) – After a season of over 25 World Cup podiums and a pair of titles, members of the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team are now set to face each other at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships at Stratton Mountain to battle it out for the title of national champion.

Winter Park to Host The Championships


WINTER PARK, CO (March 20) - Winter Park Resort will be in the national racing spotlight when the NASTAR National Championships and Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships combine to create The Championships presented by Nature Valley, March 22 – April 1, 2012.

Cross Country Ends Season Strong


FALUN, Sweden (March 18) – The U.S. Women’s Cross Country Ski Team wrapped up the season with a strong pursuit finale in Falun. Kikkan Randall (Anchorage), who started seventh, dropped one spot to eighth. Both...

Randall Beaming With Historic Globe


FALUN, Sweden (March 18) – American Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) validated another major milestone in her career, collecting a hard-earned Joska crystal globe as the FIS Cross Country World Cup sprint champion at the season finale in Sweden. Randall became the first...

Kearney Wins Back-to-Back World Cup Titles


MEGEVE, France (Mar. 18) – Olympic champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) capped an historic season Sunday, receiving crystal globes for FIS Freestyle World Cup overall and moguls titles. Kearney hoisted the heavy Joska crystal globes high in a ceremony...

Deneen Wins World Cup Finals


MEGEVE, France (Mar. 18) – Patrick Deneen (Cle Elum, WA) defeated World Cup leader Mikael Kingsbury of Canada to win his third dual moguls World Cup in a row at the freestyle World Cup Finals. Canadian Justine Dufour-Lapointe was the women’s winner on Sunday....

Strongest Season for Mancuso Since '08


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 18) – Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) fought her way to a fifth-place giant slalom finish in the Audi FIS Alpine Wrold Cup season finale, capping her best season since 2008 with fourth in the overall standings. Germany’s Viktoria...

Vonn Celebrates Fourth Overall Crown


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) hoisted her fourth Audi FIS Alpine overall crystal globe in five seasons Sunday to close the 2012 World Cup Finals in Schladming. Vonn, who was three points short of the overall in...

Solid Slalom Season for Ligety


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 18) – Olympic and World Champion Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) battled a slushy Schladming slalom to finish 11th in the final race of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup as Swede Andre Myhrer won the race to capture the discipline title. Ligety, who...

Randall Leads USA in Mass Start


FALUN, Sweden (March 17) - Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk took a decisive win in the women's 10k mass start in Falun as Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) led the USA in 14th, dropping one spot to...
Vonn Sets Women's Points Record


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) –  Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) set the women's single-season Audi FIS World Cup points record Saturday with an eighth place finish in the season slalom finale. The finish elevated her to 1,980 points, 10 more than the former record set by...