Category Archives: World Cup

U.S. Nordic Skiing Olympic Medalists Head to Middle East

Steamboat Springs, CO – With a total of seven Olympic medals in tow, the U.S. Ski Team’s nordic combined superstars Billy Demong (Vermontville, N.Y.), Johnny Spillane (Steamboat Springs, Colo.), Todd Lodwick (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) and Brett Camerota (Park City, Utah) have shipped off to the Middle East to visit the troops as part of the … Continue reading U.S. Nordic Skiing Olympic Medalists Head to Middle East

Moguls Skier Hannah Kearney Throws Opening Pitch for Sox

Boston, MA – Winning an Olympic gold medal was the highlight of her skiing career. But throwing out the opening pitch of a Red Sox game has to come close for U.S. moguls skier Hannah Kearney.nThe Olympic champion from Norwich, Vt., was on hand in Boston Tuesday night to throw out the first pitch at … Continue reading Moguls Skier Hannah Kearney Throws Opening Pitch for Sox

Jim Tracy Stepping Down as U.S. Women’s Ski Team Head Coach

Park City, UT – After two successful seasons that included four Olympic medals and multiple Audi FIS World Cup titles, veteran U.S. Ski Team coach Jim Tracy will step down as the team’s women’s alpine head coach.nThe former women’s head speed coach from 1996-2004, Tracy returned to lead the U.S. women’s alpine program following the … Continue reading Jim Tracy Stepping Down as U.S. Women’s Ski Team Head Coach

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