Feldberg, Germany – The Czech Republic’s Eva Samkova, and Alex Pullin of Australia have claimed victory in this season’s fifth snowboard cross race which was staged as second event of the Feldberg double Snowboard World Cup on Sunday. American rider Lindsey Jacobellis landed on the women’s podium in second place. While it was this season’s second triumph … Continue reading Samkova and Pullin Win Second Feldberg SBX with Jacobellis on Podium
Feldberg, Germany – Italy’s Michela Moioli, and Pierre Vaultier of France each claimed victory in the first of back-to-back snowboard cross World Cup races staged in Feldberg, Germany over the weekend. Moioli defeated World Cup leader Belle Brockhoff of Australia start-to-finish in the women’s final. It was Moili’s fourth World Cup win, while Meryeta Odine of Canada took her career’s first podium by finishing third. After crashing after … Continue reading Moioli and Vaultier Win First SBX at Feldberg
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Austria’s Marcel Hirscher skied to his 20th career Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup giant slalom victory in Garmisch on Sunday by a massive 1.50 seconds ahead of Matts Olsson of Sweden in second, and 1.95 seconds in front of Stefan Luitz of Germany in third. With his victory, Hirscher pulled further ahead … Continue reading Hirscher Tops Garmisch GS by Wide Margin
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Saturday’s race was the official Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill day in Garmisch, as Friday’s race was a makeup race from Wengen. Austrian skier Hannes Reichelt was untouchable with bib #1 in the final downhill before the World Championships in St. Moritz kicks off in February, taking the win. Peter Fill of … Continue reading Reichelt Wins Kandahar Downhill
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Travis Ganong, of Squaw Valley, Calif., brushed aside a 15-minute course hold to win his second Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill in Germany on Friday, leading five Americans into the top 30, while teammate Steven Nyman needed to be helped off the course after crashing. Ganong nailed the bottom portion of the … Continue reading American Travis Ganong Wins Kandahar Downhill, Nyman Injured
Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy – The Dolomites stage is set for “Speed Queen” Lindsey Vonn to prevail. She has already notched a record 11 Audi FIS Ski World Cup victories in Cortina d’Ampezzo in all disciplines, including the last four World Cup races held here. The immediate future in Cortina certainly looks bright for Vonn, and it’s not … Continue reading Will the Speed Queen Prevail in Cortina?
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Swiss ski racer Lara Gut took the victory on the bumpy, icy Kandahar track at Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G race in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, taking away more of American Mikaela Shiffrin’s World Cup lead. Gut continued her unbeaten streak in super G this season by finishing ahead of Austria’s Stephanie Venier, who … Continue reading Gut Eats Away at Shiffrin’s Lead with Super G Win