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Colorado Man Missing in Japan Presumed Dead in Avalanche

Hakuba, Japan – A Colorado man missing from a ski day at Happo-one ski area in Japan is presumed dead from an avalanche. After a week of probing avalanche debris, rescuers have ended their search for Mathew Healy, an army veteran serving as a civilian physician’s assistant at the U.S. military base in Okinawa and from Littleton, … Continue reading Colorado Man Missing in Japan Presumed Dead in Avalanche

Shiffrin Wins Career-First Alpine Combined

Crans-Montana, Switzerland – Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin won her first career Audi FIS Ski World Cup alpine combined event in Crans-Montana on Sunday, and increased her overall World Cup lead heading into final races of the season. Racing once again under brilliant blue skies and on a soft track, Shiffrin laid down a solid first run of … Continue reading Shiffrin Wins Career-First Alpine Combined

Italy’s Peter Fill Wins Kvitfjell Super G

Kvitfjell, Norway – Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G victory in Norway was a first for Italian Peter Fill, as Austria’s Hannes Reichelt was second and Canada’s Erik Guay finished third. Sunday’s race closed out the World Cup season’s last regular speed weekend. Despite a prolific career that includes wins in the Kitzbuehel downhill and … Continue reading Italy’s Peter Fill Wins Kvitfjell Super G

Kingsbury Crowned Moguls Champion in Thaiwoo

Chongli, China – Mogul skiers ended their 2016-2017 World Cup season with a final dual moguls competition on Sunday at Thaiwoo Ski Resort in China. Canada’s Mikaël Kingsbury won the dual moguls event, after also winning Saturday’s singles event. While in China, Kingsbury collected the World Cup title that he had already locked up earlier in the season. “I am … Continue reading Kingsbury Crowned Moguls Champion in Thaiwoo

New Mexico Woman Skis Into Tree and Dies at Purgatory

Durango, CO – A 34-year-old New Mexico woman died after crashing into a tree in a ski accident on Saturday at Purgatory Resort near Durango. Kressyda Ming, of Farmington, was descending Purgatory’s intermediate Lower Demon trail just after 3 p.m. on Saturday when she collided with the tree. A helicopter was called to transport Ming, … Continue reading New Mexico Woman Skis Into Tree and Dies at Purgatory

Jansrud Wins Kvitfjell Downhill at Home

Kvitfjell, Norway – One “crazy fast” turn got Squaw Valley’sTravis Ganong off on the wrong foot in Saturday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill won by Norway’s home-crowd favorite Kjetil Jansrud. There have been seven Norwegian downhill wins in Kvitfjell in the past six years, but none was on the original full-length 1994 Olympiabakken downhill track … Continue reading Jansrud Wins Kvitfjell Downhill at Home