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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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Landon Gardner helps Killington Rebuild

10/31/2011

PARK CITY, UT—(Oct. 31) It was March 25, 2007, and—down to his last dual moguls run at the Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships hosted by Killington—freestyle moguls athlete Landon Gardner had all his teeth intact. Fast forward to August 28, 2011, when those in Killington and the surrounding area had all their homes, utilities and lives in tact...

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 ...

Stacked 2012 Nordic Teams Named

10/24/2011

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 24) - Decorated Olympic and World Championship medalists Billy Demong (Vermontville, NY), Johnny Spillane (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, CO) highlight a roster of some of the world's top athletes for the just-named 2012 U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team.

Further adding to the strength of the...

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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Ski Jumpers Win Women’s Sports Foundation Award

10/19/2011

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 19) - The Women’s Sports Foundation honored U.S. women's ski jumping athletes Thursday with the 2011 Wilma Rudolph Courage Award as part of the 32nd Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards Gala in New York City.

Team members and their supporting foundation, Women’s Ski Jumping USA, are being recognized for their...

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.

Olympians Headline 2012 Cross Country Team

10/13/2011

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 13) - Some of the most talented athletes in the world, including World Cup winner Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) and Olympians Andy Newell (Shaftsbury, VT) and Kris Freeman (Andover, NH), headline the roster of the 2012 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team. The team was announced during a training and testing camp for cross country...

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...

Demong Takes 8th Career U.S. Title

10/01/2011

FOX RIVER GROVE, IL (Oct 1.) – Olympic Champion Billy Demong (Vermontville, NY) out-sprinted the competition in the last 200 meters to take his eighth career U.S. Championship title in the nordic combined normal hill competition. Bryan Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, CO) jumped his way to first heading into the roller ski portion and skied a...

Hendrickson, Johnson Take U.S. Titles

10/01/2011

FOX RIVER GROVE, IL (Oct 1.) – Young gun Sarah Hendrickson (Park City, UT) soared to her first U.S. Championship title in front of nearly a thousand spectators at the historical Norge Ski Club in Fox River Grove, IL near Chicago. Olympian Anders Johnson (Park City, UT) took his third U.S. Championship title after sweeping the men's field....

Frenette, Jerome Headline U.S. Champs

09/30/2011

FOX RIVER GROVE, IL (Sept. 30) – Peter Frenette (Saranac Lake, NY) and Jessica Jerome (Park City, UT) will be going for title sweeps in the U.S. Ski Jumping Championships Saturday on the Norge Ski Club's K70 hill in Fox River Grove, IL. Frenette and Jerome each took gold in the large hill competition held in July on the Olympic jump in Park...

Athlete Spotlight: Hannah Kearney

09/27/2011

 

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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