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Lindsey Vonn Returns to Ski Racing

Lake Louise (AB), Canada – The U.S. women’s speed team is in frigid Lake Louise for Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhills on Friday and Saturday, plus super G on Sunday. But it was Tuesday’s downhill training that had the sports world abuzz, with a strong American showing and Lindsey Vonn’s long awaited return to ski … Continue reading Lindsey Vonn Returns to Ski Racing

Jansrud Sweeps World Cup Stop in Lake Louise

Lake Louise (AB), Canada – Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud, the Oympic super G champion, made it a clean sweep of Lake Louise on Sunday by winning the World Cup super G, a day after taking the downhill to clinch both season opening speed races. Veteran Manuel Osborne-Paradis of North Vancouver, B.C., was the top Canadian with a seventh-place finish 0.51 … Continue reading Jansrud Sweeps World Cup Stop in Lake Louise

Hosp Wins Aspen World Cup Slalom

Aspen, CO – Nicole Hosp of Austria defeated the world’s top female skiers on Sunday in Aspen, completing the 2014 Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom course with a combined time of 1:44.90 to capture gold at the  at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational. Hosp was nineteen hundredths of a second faster than Frida Hansdotter of … Continue reading Hosp Wins Aspen World Cup Slalom

Canada’s Manuel Osborne-Paradis Claims First World Cup Podium in 4 Years

Lake Louise (AB), Canada – Saturday was an exciting day for Canada as Alpine Canada Alpin veteran Manuel Osborne-Paradis tied for second place at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup, just 0.14 seconds from first-place finisher Kjetil Jansrud of Norway in downhill racing action in Lake Louise. It was the first victory at Lake Louise for Jansrud, who won … Continue reading Canada’s Manuel Osborne-Paradis Claims First World Cup Podium in 4 Years

Austria’s Eva-Maria Brem Nabs First World Cup Win in Aspen

Aspen, CO – Eva-Maria Brem of Austria bested the world’s top female skiers on Saturday, completing the technical course down Aspen Mountain with a combined time of 2:05.97 to win the giant slalom in the 2014 Audi FIS Ski World Cup at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational. Brem finished almost sixth-tenths of a second faster than … Continue reading Austria’s Eva-Maria Brem Nabs First World Cup Win in Aspen

Ligety Dislocates Wrist in Training

Vail, CO – U.S. Olympic champion ski racer Ted Ligety suffered an injury to his left wrist while training on Saturday at Vail’s Golden Peak. According to U.S. Ski Team Medical Director Kyle Wilkens, Ligety suffered a left wrist carpal dislocation. He underwent surgery with U.S. Ski Team physician Dr. Randy Viola at the Vail Valley Medical … Continue reading Ligety Dislocates Wrist in Training

Bode Miller to Undergo Back Surgery

San Diego, CA – U.S. alpine ski racer Bode Miller has confirmed that he will undergo endoscopic back surgery today, in hopes of returning to racing by January in time to participate in the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Colorado this February. “Wish me luck with my back surgery today!” Miller tweeted this morning. … Continue reading Bode Miller to Undergo Back Surgery