Category Archives: World Cup

Shiffrin Goes for the Globe in Aspen

Aspen, CO – The upper echelon of ski racers from around the world have descended upon a little place called Aspen this week for the final Audi FIS Ski World Cup event of the season – the grand finale – World Cup Finals. Headlining the event will be Mikaela Shiffrin, of Eagle, Colo., who recently swept … Continue reading Shiffrin Goes for the Globe in Aspen

Shiffrin Sweeps Squaw Valley, Clinches Slalom Title

Squaw Valley, CA – It was quite a weekend for Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin, who won both World Cup ski races in Squaw Valley — a giant slalom and a slalom — and in the process secured the World Cup slalom title. Her two weekend victories also gave Shiffrin a healthy lead in the points race … Continue reading Shiffrin Sweeps Squaw Valley, Clinches Slalom Title

Ferreira and Seaton Go 1-2 at Final World Cup Ski Halfpipe

Tignes, France – The American skiers had an excellent showing at the final FIS World Cup halfpipe of the season on Tuesday, with Alex Ferreira of Aspen, Colo. grabbing the top spot and fellow ColoradoanTaylor Seaton taking second for the men. It was Ferreira’s first major podium of the year, and it was a big one—he … Continue reading Ferreira and Seaton Go 1-2 at Final World Cup Ski Halfpipe

Moioli and Vaultier Victorious in La Molina SBX

La Molina, Spain – Italy’s Michela Moioli, and Pierre Vaultier of France won the 2016-17 season’s penultimate snowboard cross World Cup event, which was staged in foggy conditions in La Molina, Spain on Sunday. Moioli, fresh off a first and sixth-place finish at the last World Cup stop in Germany underlined her current form by keeping her … Continue reading Moioli and Vaultier Victorious in La Molina SBX

Americans Struggle as Hirscher Wins Slalom Title

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia – A day after wrapping up his sixth straight overall World Cup title, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher added another crystal globe to his trophy case – the World Cup slalom title. Austria’s Michael Matt won Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom race under light rain and sloppy course conditions for his maiden World … Continue reading Americans Struggle as Hirscher Wins Slalom Title

Podium at Olympic Super G Test Event a Repeat From the Downhill

PyeongChang, South Korea – For the second straight day, Lindsey Vonn finished second at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G test event for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. It was déjà vu all over again as Italy’s Sofia Goggia won for the second day in a row, followed by Vonn in second and Slovenia’s … Continue reading Podium at Olympic Super G Test Event a Repeat From the Downhill

Ledecka and Prommegger Win Season’s Last PGS

Erciyes-Kayseri, Turkey – Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic and Austria’s Andreas Prommegger came out on top in the 2016-17 Snowboard World Cup season’s final PGS, which was successfully staged on Sunday in Erciyes-Kayseri, Turkey. Organizers were force to postpone the race until Sunday, after thick fog enveloped the course midway through the competition on Saturday. The competition … Continue reading Ledecka and Prommegger Win Season’s Last PGS