Tag Archives: World Cup

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

U.S. Cross Country Ski Team Named

Park City, UT – The 2014-15 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced on Monday on the eve of the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener this weekend in Ruka, Finland. All 10 members of the A and B Teams are past members of Olympic and World Championship teams, including defending World Champions Jesse Diggins, … Continue reading U.S. Cross Country Ski Team Named

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

Women’s Ski Jumping Names Nine Athletes to 2014-15 National Team

Park City, UT – Nine top U.S. women ski jumpers have been named to the 2014-15 U.S. Visa Women’s Ski Jumping Team ahead of this year’s World Championships, World Cup, and Continental Cup schedules. Veteran ski jumpers Sarah Hendrickson, Jessica Jerome, and Lindsey Van—the first women ski jumpers to compete in Olympic ski jumping events—will once again provide leadership … Continue reading Women’s Ski Jumping Names Nine Athletes to 2014-15 National Team

Women’s World Cup Ski Racing Returns to Aspen

Aspen, CO – After a one-year hiatus, the women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational is back this year and will take place on Aspen Mountain in Colorado on Saturday, Nov. 29 and Sunday, Nov. 30. Since the first sanctioned races took place on Aspen Mountain in 1939, the venerable ski … Continue reading Women’s World Cup Ski Racing Returns to Aspen

2014 Olympic Champions Return to Sprint Grand Prix

Park City, UT – Entering its 19th season, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix has a long legacy of creating Olympic freeskiing and snowboarding champions. This year many of them will return to compete on the 2014-15 tour, including 2014 Olympic champions Maddie Bowman, Joss Christensen, Kaitlyn Farrington, David Wise and Sage Kotsenburg. Over $400,000 in … Continue reading 2014 Olympic Champions Return to Sprint Grand Prix