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Kim Writes History in Park City

Park City, UT – American snowboarders Chloe Kim and Matt Ladley brought home a double victory for the host nation at this season’s penultimate halfpipe World Cup event, the U.S. Grand Prix which was staged at Park City Mountain Resort on Saturday. Coming off of performances in Aspen, Colo., both 2016 X Games gold medalists paved the way … Continue reading Kim Writes History in Park City

Gut Gains Ground on Vonn

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – The battle for the overall World Cup title heated up again on a warm, springlike day at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup as Switzerland’s Lara Gut got the best of Lindsey Vonn in Sunday’s Kandahar super G. Vonn was gunning for World Cup win No. 77 following her commanding victory in Saturday’s … Continue reading Gut Gains Ground on Vonn

Janka Wins Jeongseon Super G as Favorites Ski Out

Jeongseon, South Korea – The first Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G on the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic run was a tumultuous one on Sunday, with plenty of DNFs throughout the event—including favorites Kjetil Jansrud of Norway and Dominik Paris of Italy. Switzerland’s Carlo Janka pulled out a dominating victory, skiing cleanly and fast to take … Continue reading Janka Wins Jeongseon Super G as Favorites Ski Out

Skier Dies at California’s Mt. Waterman

La Cañada Flintridge, CA – A 61-year-old man died on Saturday following a skiing accident at Mt. Waterman ski area, in the Angeles National Forest. Initial reports indicate that William Robert Eslick Jr. of Winnetka, Calif., collided with a tree at the resort, located about 45 miles northeast of Los Angeles along the Angeles Crest … Continue reading Skier Dies at California’s Mt. Waterman

Justine Dufour-Lapointe Wins Deer Valley Dual Moguls

Park City, UT – Montreal’s Justine Dufour-Lapointe has thrived this week skiing at Deer Valley Resort in Utah. Just 48 hours after winning a FIS World Cup event on Thursday, Dufour-Lapointe returned and captured the dual moguls title on Saturday by defeating Kazakhstan’s Yulia Galysheva 22-13 in the final. On the men’s side, Canadian mogul sensation Mikaël … Continue reading Justine Dufour-Lapointe Wins Deer Valley Dual Moguls

Caldwell Takes Third at Deer Valley

Park City, UT – World Cup leader Ashley Caldwell, of Ashburn, Va., put down the only triple twisting triple flip in Friday night’s super final to land her ninth World Cup aerials podium, finishing third at the Visa Freestyle International. China’s Xin Zhang took home top honors for the women with a score of 99.40. Australia’s Danielle Scott … Continue reading Caldwell Takes Third at Deer Valley

Five Skiers Die in Austrian Avalanche

Lizumerhütte, Austria – Five skiers from the Czech Republic who ignored avalanche warnings died in a slide in  Austria’s western Wattental Valley on Saturday. The five were among 17 Czech nationals taking part in a freeride camp who were buried in the massive avalanche that stretched 2 km wide on the Junsjoch mountain.  Two suffered … Continue reading Five Skiers Die in Austrian Avalanche