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2017 Alpine World Championships Team Named

01/31/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 31, 2017) – 2015 World Championship medalists Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) and Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) will headline a group of 23 athletes—14 men and 9 women—to compete at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland from February 6-19.

Scandinavia On Top in U23 Opener

01/31/2017

SOLDIER HOLLOW, Utah (Jan. 31, 2017) - The USANA FIS U23 Cross Country Championships opened Tuesday at Soldier Hollow, with Scandinavian countries taking the lion’s share of medals.

Norway’s Fredrik Riseth won gold in the men’s classic sprint, with Swede Anna Dyvik victorious for the women. It was the second straight day of sunshine on...

Shiffrin Victorious in Stockholm City Event

01/31/2017

STOCKHOLM (Jan. 31, 2017) – There are times when a slight mistake pays dividends in ski racing. And for Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO), her first run mistake was the key to victory in Tuesday night’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup city event.

In the first race of the evening, in front of thousands of energized Swedish fans, Shiffrin and...

Olympic Qualification Begins at Visa Freestyle International

01/31/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 31, 2017) – The best aerials and moguls skiers in the world return to Deer Valley Resort once again this week for the Visa Freestyle International – the biggest FIS Freestyle World Cup of the season. Moguls, aerials and dual moguls events will take place Feb. 2 - 4, with the aerials competition on Feb. 3 marking the first...

Stoked for the Stockholm City Event

01/30/2017

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (Jan. 30, 2017) – Spirits are high and the athletes are feeling the energy of a special place called Hammarbybacken, home to this year’s only City Event on the Audi FIS Ski World Cup schedule.

Germany Dominant in Junior Worlds Opener

01/30/2017

SOLDIER HOLLOW, Utah (Jan. 30, 2017) - Germany’s junior ski racers dominated opening day of the USANA FIS Junior Nordic World Championships at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center.

Janosch Brugger of Germany came from behind to take Norway’s Petter Stakston at the finish line in the classic sprint. Norway’s Herman Meyer won bronze. In the...

USA Ready for World Champs in Utah

01/29/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 29, 2017) - A diverse collection of America's top nordic athletes will be on the start line this week as the USANA FIS Nordic Junior World Championships and U23 Cross Country World Championships come to the USA for the first time since 1986.  A total of 38 athletes from 21 USSA clubs in 14 states are on the U.S. cross...
Top 10 Classic Result For Diggins

01/29/2017

FALUN, Sweden (Jan. 29, 2017) - Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) skied a scrappy race to record her best 15k classic World Cup finish, winning a photo finish to take 10th. Marit Bjoergen continue to show her return to winning form, leading a Norwegian podium sweep. Imil Iverson of Norway won the men’s 30k.

Bjoergen, together with teammates...

Ford Top U.S. Finisher In Garmisch GS

01/29/2017

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 29, 2017) - Tommy Ford (Bend, OR) picked up his third Audi FIS Ski World Cup top-15 giant slalom result of the season, finishing 14th on Sunday.

Shiffrin Surprises to Fourth Place in Cortina

01/29/2017

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 29, 2017) – Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) showed off her speed skills, coming from bib 31 to steal fourth place in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G in Cortina—her best ever finish in a speed event.

World Arrives in Utah

01/28/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 28, 2017) - With a backdrop of pillowy white snow blanketing the Wasatch Mountains, the world is arriving in Utah for the biggest international event in the state since the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. This week the USANA FIS Nordic Junior World Championships and U23 Cross Country World Championships take place in Utah with...

Dziemian and Rowley Step Up in Calgary

01/28/2017

CALGARY, Alberta (Jan. 28, 2017) – The FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup tour wrapped up its third North American stop on Saturday at the Canada Olympic Park. Tom Rowley (Long Beach, NY) and Nessa Dziemian (East Hampstead, NH) were the top U.S. Ski Team athletes in the...

Breakthrough for Kikkan in Freestyle Sprint

01/28/2017

FALUN, Sweden (Jan. 28, 2017) - Kikkan Randall (Anchorage, AK) skied to a breakthrough finish in a FIS World Cup freestyle sprint in Falun Saturday, coming in fifth - her best performance in nearly two years. Italy’s Federico Pellegrino won the men’s sprint with Sweden’s Stina Nilsson taking the women’s victory.

Ganong Top American in Garmisch

01/28/2017

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 28, 2017) – Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) was again the top American down the dark Kandahar downhill, this time finishing 12th.

Saturday’s race was the official Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill day in Garmisch, as Friday’s race was a makeup race from Wengen. While Ganong won in yesterday’s attempt...

Johnson 10th at Cortina Downhill

01/28/2017

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 28 2017) – Breezy Johnson (Victor, ID) posted a career-best Audi FIS Ski World Cup result, finishing 10th to lead five Americans into the top 30 in downhill Saturday.

Nyman Crashes at Kandahar Downhill

01/27/2017

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 27, 2017) – Steven Nyman (Sundance, UT) suffered a left knee injury during the downhill at Garmisch today is flying back to the states for further evaluation. 

Ganong Wins Kandahar Downhill

01/27/2017

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 27, 2017)  - Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) brushed aside a 15-minute course hold to win his second Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill, leading five Americans into the top 30.

“I was able to push and stick to my plan and not be too fazed...

Will the Speed Queen Prevail in Cortina?

01/26/2017

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (Jan. 26, 2017) – The Dolomites stage is set for Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), a.k.a. the “Speed Queen,” to prevail. She already has a record 11 Audi FIS Ski World Cup victories in Cortina d’Ampezzo in all disciplines, including the last four World Cup races held here.

Stöckli Skis Honored For U.S. Ski Team Support

01/26/2017

DENVER (Jan. 26, 2017) – One of the U.S. Ski Team's most progressive new equipment suppliers, Swiss ski manufacturer Stöckli, has been honored by the Team and SnowSports Industries America (SIA). Stöckli was presented with the Doc DesRoches Award at the SIA Snow Show Thursday (Jan. 26) for its promotion of the U.S. Ski Team and its athletes....

Moguls World Cup Continues in Calgary

01/26/2017

CALGARY, AB (Jan. 26, 2017) – The FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup makes its fourth stop of the tour this weekend in the Canadian metropolis of Calgary, Alberta. Athletes will compete in a single moguls competition at the Canada Olympic Park on Saturday, Jan. 28.

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