Sunday’s Continental Cup Women’s Ski Jumping in Schonach Canceled

Schonach, Germany – The women’s Continental Cup ski jumping contest in Schonach, Germany was canceled Sunday morning due to strong wind and rain.nThe USA’s Jessica Jerome and Lindsey Van, both of Park City, Utah, were just outside the podium Saturday finishing fourth and fifth. USA Ski Jumping’s Jerome and Van are currently in second and … Continue reading Sunday’s Continental Cup Women’s Ski Jumping in Schonach Canceled

Diggins, Koos Take U.S. Cross Country Skiing Titles

Rumford, ME – Junior skier Jesssica Diggins, 19, and Olympian Torin Koos battled an intensely motivated national championships field to take the top spots at the U.S. Cross Country Championships in the freestyle sprint ski race on Saturday.nThe title for Diggins, from Afton, Minn. and skiing for Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC), capped an outstanding … Continue reading Diggins, Koos Take U.S. Cross Country Skiing Titles

Two U.S. Ski Jumpers in Top 5 in Schonach Event Overshadowed by Tragedy

Schonach, Germany – Two members of the U.S. Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team finished in the top five Saturday in a Continental Cup event that was overshadowed by the tragic and unexpected death of a young Italian jumper.nThe Italian Winter Sports Federation confirmed that Simona Senoner, just 17, died suddenly Friday in Schonach after feeling … Continue reading Two U.S. Ski Jumpers in Top 5 in Schonach Event Overshadowed by Tragedy

Smits, Mittermueller New TTR World Snowboard Tour Leaders Following O’Neill Evolution

Davos, Switzerland – The 6Star O’Neill Evolution wrapped up in Davos on Saturday with Canada’s Sebastien Toutant and American snowboarder Jamie Anderson winning the slopestyle titles Saturday after Switzerland’s Christian Haller and American rider Kelly Clark doing the same in the halfpipe a day earlier.nEach of the winners were awarded a piece of the $125,000 … Continue reading Smits, Mittermueller New TTR World Snowboard Tour Leaders Following O’Neill Evolution

Randall Leads USA in Rainy Stage Seven of Tour de Ski

Val di Fiemme, Italy – The U.S. Ski Team’s Kikkan Randall and Kris Freeman continued their march through the Tour de Ski on Saturday. Despite wax challenges in a rainy, wet round seven of the eight stage Tour de Ski. Anchorage, Alaska’s Randall was 27th and Freeman, of Andover, N.H., 38th in a mass start … Continue reading Randall Leads USA in Rainy Stage Seven of Tour de Ski

Ligety Slips Charging for Fourth Giant Slalom Win

Adelboden, Switzerland – Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom leader Ted Ligety put it all on the line Saturday before going down on his hip and breaking his string of three World Cup GS victories. France’s Cyprien Richard and Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal produced a rare tie for the win, while Olympic champion Bode … Continue reading Ligety Slips Charging for Fourth Giant Slalom Win

Broken Pole Spoils Strong Ski Jump by Fletcher

Schonach, Germany – The U.S. Ski Team’s Bryan Fletcher posted a strong ski jump in ninth, but dropped back in cross country after breaking a pole to finish 31st and out of the points as the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup resumed Saturday in Schonach. Felix Gottwald came from nearly a minute back to win … Continue reading Broken Pole Spoils Strong Ski Jump by Fletcher

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