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Shiffrin Delivers Surprise Fourth-Place Finish in Cortina Super G

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy – Speed events aren’t Mikaela Shiffrin’s forté. In fact, she’s only recently begun racing in World Cup downhill and super G races. However, the Eagle, Colo. resident showed off her speed skills in Cortina on Sunday, coming from bib 31 to steal fourth place in an Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G … Continue reading Shiffrin Delivers Surprise Fourth-Place Finish in Cortina Super G

Stevenson Wins World Cup Slopestyle

Seiser Alm, Italy – While X Games 2017 was taking place in Colorado, American freeskiers grabbed huge podium finishes at the FIS World cup slopestyle event in Seiser Alm on Saturday. Colby Stevenson, of Park City, Utah, earned his first World Cup win and Caroline Claire of Wilmington, Vt. earned her first World Cup podium with … Continue reading Stevenson Wins World Cup Slopestyle

Gut Win Cortina Downhill; Vonn Crashes Off Course

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy – Switzerland’s Lara Gut won her seventh World Cup downhill race on Saturday in Cortina. Italy’s Sofia Goggia was second, followed by World Cup downhill leader Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia in third. Lindsey Vonn, of Vail, Colo., was shooting for her 78th World Cup victory, and was leading at the first interval until she … Continue reading Gut Win Cortina Downhill; Vonn Crashes Off Course

Lindsey Vonn Crashes in Downhill Training

Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy – American ski racer Lindsey Vonn, back on the World Cup ski racing circuit from a severe arm fracture for only two races, skied off course and crashed into the safety netting during today’s second downhill training in Cortina d’Ampezzo. Vonn skied down to the bottom of the course on her own … Continue reading Lindsey Vonn Crashes in Downhill Training

Will the Speed Queen Prevail in Cortina?

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?

Seiser Alm to Debut as World Cup Host

Seiser Alm, Italy – With the 2016-17 snowboard slopestyle World Cup season already in full swing, it’s time for the tour’s third event this week. Some of the best riders in the world have traveled straight from the Laax Open to Seiser Alm to take over control of one of the best terrain parks in … Continue reading Seiser Alm to Debut as World Cup Host

Italy Wins Kronplatz Giant Slalom at Home

Kronplatz, Italy – In front of the home-country crowd, Italy went 1-3 in Tuesday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom in Kronplatz, the last World Cup GS before next month’s World Alpine Ski Championships. Federica Brignone took the victory, only her third World Cup win and her second in giant slalom. World Cup giant slalom leader Tessa Worley … Continue reading Italy Wins Kronplatz Giant Slalom at Home