Category Archives: World Cup

Hirscher Clinches Overall World Cup Title

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia – Marcel Hirscher of Austria won Saturday’s Audi FIS World Cup giant slalom in Kranjska Gora, clinching his sixth consecutive overall World Cup crystal globe. A storied race that has been on the alpine circuit since it began in 1967, the Vitranc Pokal is the last World Cup series for the men before … Continue reading Hirscher Clinches Overall World Cup Title

Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle Title

Silvaplana, Switzerland – Park City’s McRae Williams, and Gus Kenworthy of Telluride, Colo., scored podium finishes at the final FIS World Cup slopestyle event of the season in Silvaplana on Friday, with second and third-place finishes, respectively. Williams also earned the overall championship with the result, earning the FIS Crystal Globe for slopestyle. Joining Williams and … Continue reading Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle Title

Olympic Champion Snowboarder Refuses to Race in Turkey

Erciyes-Kayseri, Turkey – The last World Cup parallel giant slalom snowboarding race will take place tomorrow in Turkey, but one prominent athlete won’t be entering the starting gate. Even though she raced in Turkey a year ago, Julia Dujmovits of Austria has withdrawn from tomorrow’ race, citing concerns over her personal safety in a country that … Continue reading Olympic Champion Snowboarder Refuses to Race in Turkey

Big Olympic Test Event Weekend in South Korea

PyeongChang, South Korea – The U.S. women’s speed team will look to put a rough Audi FIS Ski World Cup weekend in Crans-Montana, Switzerland behind them as they take on the Olympic test event at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre this weekend with a downhill on Saturday and super G on Sunday. Meanwhile, the World Cup men … Continue reading Big Olympic Test Event Weekend in South Korea

Aerials World Cup Tour Concludes in Moscow

Moscow, Russia – The best aerialists in the world will close out the 2016-17 World Cup season this weekend with a night event in Moscow. Competition will take place Saturday on a scaffolding site just outside of the city center. Despite tough conditions at last weekend’s World Cup in Minsk, Belarus, the U.S. Ski Team’s men’s … Continue reading Aerials World Cup Tour Concludes in Moscow

WATCH: Freeskier Jetpacks Through City

Maribor, Slovenia – Even world champions feel the wrath of their mothers if they are late for lunch. Slovenian skier Filip Flisar has come up with a novel way to play catch-up: a jetpack. The 29-year-old, crowed world champion in ski cross in 2015 and a semi-finalist at the last Winter Olympics a year earlier, found himself … Continue reading WATCH: Freeskier Jetpacks Through City

Shiffrin Wins Career-First Alpine Combined

Crans-Montana, Switzerland – Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin won her first career Audi FIS Ski World Cup alpine combined event in Crans-Montana on Sunday, and increased her overall World Cup lead heading into final races of the season. Racing once again under brilliant blue skies and on a soft track, Shiffrin laid down a solid first run of … Continue reading Shiffrin Wins Career-First Alpine Combined