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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

Italy’s Peter Fill Wins Kvitfjell Super G

Kvitfjell, Norway – Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G victory in Norway was a first for Italian Peter Fill, as Austria’s Hannes Reichelt was second and Canada’s Erik Guay finished third. Sunday’s race closed out the World Cup season’s last regular speed weekend. Despite a prolific career that includes wins in the Kitzbuehel downhill and … Continue reading Italy’s Peter Fill Wins Kvitfjell Super G

Jansrud Wins Kvitfjell Downhill at Home

Kvitfjell, Norway – One “crazy fast” turn got Squaw Valley’sTravis Ganong off on the wrong foot in Saturday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill won by Norway’s home-crowd favorite Kjetil Jansrud. There have been seven Norwegian downhill wins in Kvitfjell in the past six years, but none was on the original full-length 1994 Olympiabakken downhill track … Continue reading Jansrud Wins Kvitfjell Downhill at Home

Stuhec Wins Again

Crans-Montana, Switzerland – Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec won Saturday’s Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup super G in Switzerland by 0.50 seconds over Italy’s Elena Curtoni in second, and 1.09 seconds over Austria’s Stephanie Venier under brilliant blue skies and warm sunshine. With her season’s second super G victory Saturday and her second-place finish in the alpine combined Friday … Continue reading Stuhec Wins Again

Strong U.S. Team Named for Alpine Junior Worlds

Park City, UT – A strong and deep team of 15 rising stars of ski racing – seven women and eight men – have been named to the U.S. team for the upcoming FIS Alpine Junior World Championships. The team is led by defending Junior Worlds downhill champion Erik Arvidsson of Woodside, Calif., who led the … Continue reading Strong U.S. Team Named for Alpine Junior Worlds