Category Archives: World Cup

Rebensburg Wins Killington Giant Slalom

Killington, VT – Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin took a huge step in her Olympic season giant slalom preparation, finishing second in the Xfinity Killington Cup, the second GS race of the FIS Ski World Cup. Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg took her second-straight giant slalom victory, as Italy’s Manuela Moelgg finished third. “This is definitely a step in the … Continue reading Rebensburg Wins Killington Giant Slalom

FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

Zurich, Switzerland – Earlier this month, a U.S. Ski & Snowboard proposal to the International Ski Federation (FIS) to permit Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn to ski against the men was reviewed in a preliminary meeting of the FIS Alpine Executive Board. Given that the proposal was for the 2018-19 season, the board opted to table the … Continue reading FIS Considering Vonn Proposal to Ski with the Men

Corralco Ski Resort: An Origin Story

Corralco, Chile – Imagine a land that stretches 2,670 miles north to south, but only 217 miles at its widest point from west to east—a magical land where you can reach both the vast mountains and epic surf within just a few hours. That’s Chile, where the Andes offer the goods for top-condition preseason training camps … Continue reading Corralco Ski Resort: An Origin Story

World’s Elite Cross-Country Skiers to Return to Quebec City

Quebec (QC), Canada – At its Technical and Cross-Country Committee meetings held in Zurich, Switzerland last week, the International Ski Federation (FIS) confirmed that the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Finals will return to Canada in March 2019 and 2020. “It’s a huge step forward for Quebec City to cement its place on the calendar for two years … Continue reading World’s Elite Cross-Country Skiers to Return to Quebec City

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