Category Archives: World Cup

Lindsey Vonn Calls It Quits

Barcelona, Spain – Even though she raced in Sunday’s super combined in Andorra after injuring her knee a day earlier in a crash in super G, Lindsey Vonn is heading home to treat three knee fractures, ending her World Cup season early. Right now Vonn maintains a small 28-point lead over her biggest challenger for the World Cup, … Continue reading Lindsey Vonn Calls It Quits

Pinturault Rules Hinterstoder

Hinterstoder, Austria – France’s Alexis Pinturault won his second-straight World Cup giant slalom – he also won Friday’s GS in Hinterstoder – in commanding fashion by 1.14 seconds over Austria’s Marcel Hirscher on Sunday. Norway’s Henrik Kristofferson was third. “It was a good run and a strong runs“ said Pinturault. “The second run was quite tough … Continue reading Pinturault Rules Hinterstoder

Kingsbury Big in Japan

Tazawako, Japan – Canada’s Mikaël Kingsbury won the 32nd FIS World Cup moguls competition of his career on Sunday in Tazawako, Japan, during a dual moguls event. Kingsbury defeated American Thomas Rowley by a score of 20-15 to capture the title. Frenchman Benjamin Caven finished third after defeating Dmitriy Reiherd of Kazakhstan 22-13. It was an impressive … Continue reading Kingsbury Big in Japan

Holland Wins Olympic Test Event

Bokwang, South Korea – The American snowboardcross men occupied two of three podium spots at the official Olympic test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games on Saturday, where Nate Holland, of Squaw Valley, Calif., took the win and Nick Baumgartner, of Iron River, Mich., was third.  The pair of Americans were separated by Pierre Vaultier of France. … Continue reading Holland Wins Olympic Test Event

Vonn Crashes, Ross Second in Soldeu Super G

Soldeu, Andorra – On a day full of delays, crashes and tough conditions, Laurenne Ross, of Bend, Ore., powered through fresh snow to take second in the Soldeu Audi FIS Ski World Cup —  her first podium spot since Garmisch in 2013 — behind Saturday’s super G winner, Federica Brignone of Italy. Tamara Tippler of Austria was third. Battling … Continue reading Vonn Crashes, Ross Second in Soldeu Super G

Kilde Wins Career First Super G

Hinterstoder, Austria – Norway’s Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won his second career World Cup race, and first career super G with a brilliant run down the hard, fast Hannes Trinkl track on Saturday. Slovenia’s Bostjan Kline scored his second career World Cup podium, finishing second, while overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria was third. “It‘s … Continue reading Kilde Wins Career First Super G