Category Archives: World Cup

Kaitlyn Farrington (file photo: US Snowboarding)

Olympic Halfpipe Gold Medalist Kaitlyn Farrington Forced to Retire

Salt Lake City, UT – Snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington, who a year ago brought home the gold medal in halfpipe from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, has been forced to retire from competitive riding by a congenital back condition. Originally from Bellevue, Idaho and now a resident of Salt Lake City, Farrington announced her retirement last […]

Marion Rolland (file photo: Christian Jansky)

Knee Injury to Keep Rolland from Defending World Championships Downhill Title

Annecy, France – An ACL tear in her right knee will keep French ski racer Marion Rolland from defending her downhill title at the Alpine World Ski Championships next month in Colorado. Rolland’s injury was one of several that resulted from crashes during Monday’s World Cup super G in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, when 19 racers failed […]