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.

Taylor Fletcher Named FIS Athlete of Week


KLINGENTHAL, Germany (Jan. 25) – The U.S. Ski Team’s Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) was named the International Ski Federation’s Nordic Combined Athlete of the Week following last weekend’s career first World Cup podium. Fletcher has been lighting up the World Cup the last few weeks with the fastest cross country leg four times. A...

Ligety Impressive 6th in Kitz Super G


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


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...

Junior Worlds, U23 Champs Open in Liberec



Tough Day for USA Relays


LA CLUSAZ, France (Jan. 20) - It was a tough day for the USA relay teams in La Clusaz with the women ninth in their 4x5k event while the men finished tenth. Norway swept to wins in both relays. The U.S. Ski Team will now train on the 1992 Olympic trails in nearby Les Saisies in preparation for the upcoming Olympic test events in Sochi Feb. 1-3...

Career First Podium for Taylor Fletcher


SEEFELD, Austria (Jan. 20) - Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) brought another podium to the Fletcher family trophy case, finishing third in the Seefeld FIS Nordic Combined World Cup for his first career top three. Fletcher moved up from 21st after the jump to come within 2.9 seconds of winner Eric Frenzel of Germany. Brother Bryan, who...

Ligety 13th in Wengen Slalom


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


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....

Career Bests in Lake Placid


LAKE PLACID, NY (Jan. 19) - In front of a packed house, Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) earned a career best World Cup finish and Nevin Brown (Streetsboro, OH) tied his career best result at the USANA Freestyle Cup in Lake Placid. McKinnon took 10th and Brown took seventh at the venue where their young careers started. China swept the top spots...