Vonn Locks 4th Overall Title with GS Win


ARE, Sweden (March 9) - Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) produced an inspired wire-to-wire giant slalom victory in Are Friday to mathematically secure an American record fourth Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall title. With five races remaining in the...

Kikkan Randall Takes World Cup Title


DRAMMEN, Norway (March 7) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) put the exclamation mark on a day of historic benchmarks for the U.S. Ski Team, clinching the FIS Cross Country World Cup sprint title while finishing 11th in a classic sprint in Drammen. Randall now has an insurmountable lead going into the season sprint finale next week in Stockholm. It's...

The Championships Presented by Nature Valley


WINTER PARK, CO (March 5) – Ski racing fans, want a chance to actually race with the U.S. Ski Team? You’ll have your chance to line up against World Cup stars like Mikaela Shiffrin, Stacey Cook and Erik Fisher March 25-27 at Winter Park Resort. A partnership between the U.S. Ski Team and Nature Valley NASTAR  will feature two days of head-to-...

Randall Nears Sprint Title


LAHTI, Finland (March 4) - The U.S. Ski Team's Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) inched ever closer to the FIS World Cup sprint title Sunday, finishing fifth in a hard fought battle in the Lahti classic sprint. Norway's Marit Bjoergen took the win. Randall now holds a...

Heroic World Cup Podium for Stiegler


OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (March 4) - Resi Stiegler (Jackson Hole, WY) celebrated a return to the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup elite with a second in the Ofterschwang slalom. It was the first podium of her injury-riddled career behind first time winner Erin Mielzynski of...

Weibrecht Qualifies for World Cup Finals


KVITFJELL, Norway (March 4) - Olympic bronze medalist Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) rallied a bib one start into a trip to the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals Sunday after finishing 23rd. It was a Norwegian 1-2 finish as Kjetil Jansrud and Aksel Lund...

Number 8 for Sarah Hendrickson


ZAO, Japan (March 4) - America's Sarah Hendrickson continued her dominance of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup with her eight victory of the season in Zao Sunday. Hendrickson led both rounds over Japan's Sara Takanashi. Hendrickson clinched the overall World Cup title on Saturday. She will be at Holmenkollen in Oslo next weekend for her final...

Randall Leads Strong Team Showing


LAHTI, Finland (March 3) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) led three Americans into the points in a World Cup skiathlon event Saturday in Lahti. Randall was 12th followed by Jessie Diggins...

Scorching Giant Slalom Podium for Vonn


OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (March 3) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) produced a scorching final run of giant slalom Saturday to finish second in spring-like Ofterschwang and boost her Audi FIS Alpine World Cup point total to 1,708.

Fletcher Locks Down Another Top 10


LAHTI, Finland (March 3) - Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) skied to another impressive top 10 finish of the season in an individual Gundersen FIS Nordic Combined World Cup in Lahti Saturday. Fletcher jumped to fourth then held on in the cross country stage...

Men's Downhill Title to be Decided at Finals


KVITFJELL, Norway (March 3) - The men's Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill title was pushed to the wire Saturday as Austrian Klaus Kroell snagged the discpline lead from Swiss Didier Cuche with a victory on the 1994 Olympic track. With just one downhill remaining on March 14 at World Cup Finals in Schladming, Austria, Kroell carries a 48 point...

Sarah Hendrickson Clinches World Cup Title


ZAO, Japan (March 3) - A season which began with an historic debut World Cup win by Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) reached its pinnacle Saturday as the American teen clinched the overall title in the inaugural World Cup season for women's ski jumping. Hendrickson, 17, opened the day with a win then hung on to the runnerup spot in a rare...

Win Increases Hendrickson's Standings Lead


ZAO, JPN (Mar. 3) - Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) won her seventh World Cup of the the season Saturday in Zao, pushing her overall season lead to 251 points with three events remaining. Japan's Sara Takanashi was second in the competition and in the overall standings. The finish left Hendrickson in position to clinch the title with a fourth...

Cochran-Siegle Wins Jr. Worlds Downhill Gold


ROCCARASO, Italy (March 2) - Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, VT) added to the "Skiing Cochran's" family legacy with downhill gold Friday for the first U.S. Ski Team medal at the 2012...

Vonn Loses Minimal Overall Ground


OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (March 2) - Torino Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) was ninth and Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) 10th Friday at an Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant...

Feuz, Kroell Tie for Super G Win


KVITFJELL, Norway (March 2) - The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup tour produced a rare double win Friday as Austrian Klaus Kroell tied Beat Feuz of Switzerland for a super G win in Kvitfjell. The victory pushed Feuz passed Austrian Marcel Hirscher, who did not compete, for the overall tour lead by five points. Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal was fifth...

Picking the races, with a racer


What do Lindsey Vonn and Albert Pujols have in common? Aside from reaching the pinnacle of their respective sports thrice—Pujols as a World Series competitor, Vonn as the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall champ—not much. That is, until you factor in fantasy baseball and, where both are perennial #1 picks.

Athlete Spotlight: Dylan Ferguson


2011 U.S. Champion Dylan Ferguson is not only a rising force on the aerials hill, but he also shreds park and pipe like there's no tomorrow (search "Dylan Ferguson" on YouTube for proof). After his first two podiums on the World Cup circuit this season, expect the Massachusetts native to continue perfecting his high-flying style for years to...

Miller to Miss Remainder of Season


CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (Feb. 27) – After further evaluation of an injured left knee, Olympic champion Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) will miss the remainder of the 2012 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season. Miller, who had an evaluation and exploritory arthroscopy on...

Fletcher Fourth for Personal Best


LIBEREC, Czech Republic (Feb. 26) – Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) scored a career best World Cup result Sunday, finishing fourth in an individual Gundersen in Liberec. At the midway mark...