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Ligety Wins in Beaver Creek for Fifth Straight Year

Avon, CO – Ted Ligety destroyed the field, coming back from fourth in the first run to take the Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom victory at Beaver Creek on Sunday for the fifth straigth year. France’s Aleis Pinturault was second, followed by Austrian Marcel Hirscher in third. Ligety’s winning run down the Birds of … Continue reading Ligety Wins in Beaver Creek for Fifth Straight Year

Lindsey Vonn Places Exclamation Point on Comeback with Downhill Win

Lake Louise (AB), Canada – American ski racer Lindsey Vonn confirmed that she’s fully recovered from knee surgery by winning a World Cup downhill race in Lake Louise on Saturday on her first weekend back in the starting gate. Vonn’s victory on Saturday, her 60th, capped a first-ever U.S. Ski Team podium sweep. Early-running Stacey … Continue reading Lindsey Vonn Places Exclamation Point on Comeback with Downhill Win

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