A talented artist as well as a ski racer, Laurenne Ross is a four-discipline threat both on and off the snow with incredible talent on violin, piano, guitar and vocals. (Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
Lindsey Vonn took World Championships downhill bronze medal, leading all four Americans into the top 15 in Sunday’s race.
Lindsey Vonn battled to fifth-place finish in the alpine combined at the 2017 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Friday.
Laurenne Ross (Bend, OR) led the Americans in the first event of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, taking 14th in the super G.
Lindsey Vonn led five Americans into the top 30 in Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
Jackie Wiles finished third in Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria.
Suffering from the flu, Laurenne Ross mustered enough strength to lead three Americans into the top 30 at Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G.
After winning the downhill run of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup alpine combined in Val d’Isere, Laurenne Ross (Bend, OR) couldn’t maintain her speed in slalom, finishing in 10th.
Laurenne Ross was the fastest American on the second day of downhill in Lake Louise, taking seventh place.
FIS asked Ross a few key questions about her podiums and her artistry on their website this week.
Out of the 11 teams entered in the World Cup Finals team event, Switzerland put on a show in front of the home crowd for a win. Team USA made it through the first round, but did not move past the quarterfinals, tying for fifth place.
Laurenne Ross finished fifth Thursday and wrapped up the Audi FIS Ski World Cup season with seven top-five results in downhill and super G.
Steven Nyman scored his fourth-straight downhill podium, finishing second at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals to wrap up the season.
Mikaela Shiffrin headlines the U.S. team in her quest for a 10th consecutive slalom victory as the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals kick off Wednesday in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
Laurenne Ross posted the fastest super G time and finished seventh overall in Saturday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup alpine combined.
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A talented artist as well as ski racer, Laurenne Ross is one of the most dynamic athletes on and off the snow with incredible talent on violin, piano, guitar, vocals and as a visual artist. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Ross cut her teeth at a small local hill but headed to the Canadian Rockies on weekends, where she raced her Dad (a former alpine racer) to the lodge. A creative to the core who is a seasoned vet when it comes to creating both visual beauty in the classroom and beauty in the form of arcs on the snow, the only question now is just how much more beauty Ross can create as she finds her consistent home back on the podium.
Since her World Cup debut in 2010, it was evident the podium wasn't going to be too far behind. Ross proved that in 2013, but 2014 was a different animal. After a slower than normal start to the season, Ross picked things up in the run up to the Olympics and then posted a season-best 11th in the Sochi downhill. Ross started the 2015 season off strong, leading a solid effort by the women's speed squad that saw four athletes in the top nine. It was the strongest U.S. women's downhill team performance in two seasons. Ross went on to lay down a solid season with two 4th place finishes, six top 10 finishes and twelve top 15 finishes between World Cup races and World Championships.
After a solid, fast and consistent 2015 season, Ross nailed consistency in an even bigger way in 2016 with a steady and impressive climb to find her home on the podium once again. Ross amassed 14 top 15 finishes, nine top 10 finishes and five top 5 finishes—across three disciplines. Count 'em! Watch Ross tap into that momentum for the 2017 season as she works to find podium consistency.
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