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69 Teams Confirmed So Far for 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail Valley

Vail, CO – The traditional alpine skiing powers are coming, but so are countries such as the Cayman Islands, India, the Netherlands and Timor-Leste as preliminary team entries for Vail and Beaver Creek’s 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships have yielded 69 confirmed national team entries to date. Two additional nations are currently unconfirmed, bringing the total … Continue reading 69 Teams Confirmed So Far for 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail Valley

Norway’s Kristoffersen Wins Levi Slalom

Levi, Finland – Sunday’s racing in Finland wrapped up a tough World Cup weekend for the U.S. Ski Team, which could only muster an 18th place finish by Ted Ligety in a men’s slalom narrowly won by 20-year-old Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen. A mere .12 seconds separated Kristoffersen from Austria’s Marcel Hirscher as the young Norwegian notched his second … Continue reading Norway’s Kristoffersen Wins Levi Slalom

Disappointment for Shiffrin as Maze Wins in Levi

Levi, Finland – Olympic gold medalist and reigning World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin, of Eagle, Colo., was electrifying in her opening turns on the first run of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom opener in Finland on Saturday. But an uncharacteristically conservative approach on the Levi Black steeps got the best of her, as she fell … Continue reading Disappointment for Shiffrin as Maze Wins in Levi

U.S. Ski Team Names 2014-15 Alpine Roster

Copper Mountain, CO – The sun was shining down on Copper Mountain’s Center Village on Saturday where a crowd of thousands congregated for the 2015 U.S. Alpine Ski Team introduction during Nature Valley First Tracks. The energy at this Colorado resort, home of the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center, was palpable. Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety (Park … Continue reading U.S. Ski Team Names 2014-15 Alpine Roster

U.S. to Announce 2014-15 Alpine Ski Team at Copper Mountain on Saturday

Copper Mountain, CO – The U.S. Ski Team will name its 2014-15 alpine squad in a special ceremony to be held this Saturday at Copper Mountain in Colorado. It’s the largest pep rally on snow. The public are welcome to attend the event, and public skiing and snowboarding will be available as Copper opens for the season … Continue reading U.S. to Announce 2014-15 Alpine Ski Team at Copper Mountain on Saturday