Category Archives: World Cup

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

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

Stuhec Wins Again

Crans-Montana, Switzerland – Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec won Saturday’s Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup super G in Switzerland by 0.50 seconds over Italy’s Elena Curtoni in second, and 1.09 seconds over Austria’s Stephanie Venier under brilliant blue skies and warm sunshine. With her season’s second super G victory Saturday and her second-place finish in the alpine combined Friday … Continue reading Stuhec Wins Again

Xindi, Lassila Win Belarus Aerials

Minsk, Belarus – Wind and variable snow conditions made it a tough training and competition week in Minsk, but those obstacles were overcome by China’s Wang Xindi and Australia’s Lydia Lassila in Saturday’s FIS Freestyle World Cup aerials competition in Belarus. It was a China podium sweep on the men’s side, with Wang Xindi in first, Qi Guangpu … Continue reading Xindi, Lassila Win Belarus Aerials

Another Strong Finish for Murphy in China

Chongli, China – It was an exciting day of competition in beautiful sunny conditions on Saturday at Thaiwoo Ski Resort in China, future site of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, as the best mogul skiers in the world tried out a new course and laid it all on the line in the final singles competition of the … Continue reading Another Strong Finish for Murphy in China