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Vonn Grabs 77th World Cup Win

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Lindsey Vonn is back on top. In only her second race since returning from a pair of injuries that sidelined her for almost a year, Vonn won Saturday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill on the Kandahar course for the third time in her career. Saturday’s win marked her 77th career World Cup victory, … Continue reading Vonn Grabs 77th World Cup Win

Broken Bones Thin World Cup Field

Zillertal, Austria – The World Cup ski racing season came crashing down on Sunday for Fritz Dopher. The 29-year-old German, a World Championships silver medalist in slalom, and the man who holds the dubious distinction of having the most World Cup podium results (9) without a win, was training on Sunday in Zillertal when he … Continue reading Broken Bones Thin World Cup Field

Injury Sidelines Rebensburg

Pitztal, Austria – A training crash on Saturday injured German World Cup ski racer Viktoria Rebensburg, and will keep the athlete from starting the World Cup season in Soelden, Austria later this month, the athlete and the German Ski Federation (DSV) have both confirmed. Training on the Pitztal Glacier, Rebensburg caught a giant slalom gate … Continue reading Injury Sidelines Rebensburg

Gut Gains Ground on Vonn

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – The battle for the overall World Cup title heated up again on a warm, springlike day at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup as Switzerland’s Lara Gut got the best of Lindsey Vonn in Sunday’s Kandahar super G. Vonn was gunning for World Cup win No. 77 following her commanding victory in Saturday’s … Continue reading Gut Gains Ground on Vonn

Vonn Dominates Kandahar Downhill

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – Lindsey Vonn absolutely crushed the Kandahar downhill course in Saturday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup to take her record 76th World Cup victory. Vonn’s winning time of 1:40.80 was 1.51 seconds faster than Switzerland’s Fabienne Suter in second. Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg was third. “It was a great day!” Vonn said. “Every day is a … Continue reading Vonn Dominates Kandahar Downhill

Vonn Leads Garmisch Training Run

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – It’s a little bit like Groundhog Day here in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. First, it was a fresh snowfall, featuring wet, heavy snow into the wee hours of the morning on Thursday. Then, spring-like temperatures of nearly 40 degrees Fahrenheit, with fog and precipitation hit Garmisch once again. Wait a second…weren’t we just here one week … Continue reading Vonn Leads Garmisch Training Run

Warm Weather Washes Away World Cups

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany & Maribor, Slovenia –  Warm, wet weather and soft, unfavorable course conditions cancelled both the men and women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup races scheduled for Sunday. At the women’s slalom in Maribor, Slovenia, start times were move back as crews worked on fine-tuning the Pohorje 2 course. However, after 24 racers completed … Continue reading Warm Weather Washes Away World Cups