Category Archives: World Cup

Canada’s Alpine Ski Racing Season Concludes with Focus on Developing Champions

Whistler (BC), Canada – Some of Canada’s elite young ski racers are currently in Whistler preparing for an introduction to international level competition as Alpine Canada Alpin (ACA), the governing body of ski racing in Canada, concludes its 2009-10 season focused on developing future ski racing champions.nThe IRIS “Vision to the Top” ski camp takes … Continue reading Canada’s Alpine Ski Racing Season Concludes with Focus on Developing Champions

Vail Resorts to Host Homecoming Celebration for Lindsey Vonn

Vail, CO – Vail Resorts will host a homecoming celebration for Lindsey Vonn in Vail, Colo. on Wednesday. The Vail resident recently won Olympic gold and bronze medals in Vancouver and captured her third consecutive World Cup Overall title, making her the winningest U.S. female ski racer of all time with 33 World Cup wins, … Continue reading Vail Resorts to Host Homecoming Celebration for Lindsey Vonn

Macartney Retires After 12 Seasons on U.S. Ski Team

Park City, UT – Washington state’s two-time Olympic ski racer, Scott Macartney, recently announced his retirement from the U.S. Ski Team, leaving a legacy of leadership at every level of the U.S. alpine program. In 12 years with the Team, “Mac” amassed World Cup podiums, top-10 finishes at Olympics and World Championships and a record … Continue reading Macartney Retires After 12 Seasons on U.S. Ski Team

Canada’s Emily Brydon Retiring from World Cup Ski Racing

Calgary, Canada – Emily Brydon is retiring from the Canadian Alpine Ski Team as one of the most successful female alpine ski racers in Canadian history.nThe Fernie, British Columbia resident’s career was celebrated during a ceremony at Delta Lodge at Kananaskis in Nakiska, Alberta, as part of the GMC Canadian Championships last night along with … Continue reading Canada’s Emily Brydon Retiring from World Cup Ski Racing

Germany’s Hoezl Captures Gold in Aspen Winternational World Cup Giant Slalom

Aspen, CO – Kathrin Hoelzl of Germany bested the world’s top female skiers to win the giant slalom at the 2009 Aspen Winternational Audi FIS Women’s Alpine World Cup on Saturday, completing the course with a combined time of 2:09:63, nearly a quarter of a second faster than the second place finisher, Kathrin Zettel of … Continue reading Germany’s Hoezl Captures Gold in Aspen Winternational World Cup Giant Slalom

Lindsey Vonn to Return to Ski Racing This Week Following Thumb Surgery

Val d’Isere, France – Double World Champion and U.S. Ski Team racer Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) is expected to compete again this week in the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships in Val d’Isere after having surgery on her right thumb Tuesday at Privatklinik Hochrum near Innsbruck, Austria. According to U.S. Ski Team Medical Director Richard … Continue reading Lindsey Vonn to Return to Ski Racing This Week Following Thumb Surgery

“What’s It Like to Ski Outdoors?”

Dubai, UAE – Daron Rahlves, the reigning X Games ski cross champion, has won the fabled Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuehel, Austria, as well as the World Championship super G. But, while doing ski clinics for U.S. Ski Team and personal sponsor Spyder at an indoor ski facility in Dubai recently, he had to answer a question … Continue reading “What’s It Like to Ski Outdoors?”