Broomfield, CO – Skiers and snowboarders who are already dreaming of the 2017-2018 winter season can now purchase the Vail Resorts Epic Pass, which covers resorts across the U.S. and in Canada, Australia and Europe. Purchasing the 2017-2018 Epic Pass this spring ensures that skiers and snowboarders will lock in the lowest price, combined with the … Continue reading Vail Resorts Launches the 2017-2018 Epic Pass
Courmayeur, Italy – An avalanche in an off-piste area of Courmayeur, in northwestern Italy south of Mount Blanc, killed three skiers on Thursday. Five others were injured among an estimated 20 skiers who were caught by the slide, most of whom were reportedly wearing airbag packs. The victims are said to be of German, Belgian and Italian nationality, although only the Italian … Continue reading Avalanche in Italian Ski Resort Kills Three
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
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
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
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
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?