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Alpine Skiing

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  • Lindsey Vonn claims seventh World Cup downhill title

    Lindsey Vonn captured a record-tying seventh World Cup downhill season title Wednesday after winning on the slopes in Meribel, France. Vonn finished 0.24 of a second ahead of second-place finisher Elisabeth Goergl and 0.30 of a second ahead of Nicole...
  • Lindsey Vonn loses No. 1 spot in bad weather

    Lindsey Vonn loses No. 1 spot in bad weather
    Lindsey Vonn finished third in a weather-delayed super-G race on Monday, losing her top spot in the season standings, and was critical of conditions this week in Bulgaria. Anna Fenninger won the race and took over No. 1 in World Cup super-G. "I made...
  • U16 PARA Championships at Palmerton's Blue Mountain this weekend

    U16 PARA Championships at Palmerton's Blue Mountain this weekend
    Ski race enthusiasts are in for a treat this weekend. For the first time ever, Blue Mountain Ski Area in Palmerton is hosting the Pennsylvania Alpine Racing Association (PARA) U16 State Championships sponsored by Gould Academy of Bethel, Maine. The...
  • Mikaela Shiffrin sets record for most teenage slalom victories

    American skiing sensation Mikaela Shiffrin added to her list of accomplishments by winning Sunday's slalom race in Maribor, Slovenia, to take sole possession of the women's World Cup record for most slalom wins by a teenager. Shiffrin won the race in...
  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships

    Mikaela Shiffrin wins slalom gold at world championships
    She's still a teenager, but that hasn't stopped American skier Mikaela Shiffrin from continuing to dominate on the slopes. Shiffrin, 19, successfully defended her slalom title Saturday in Beaver Creek, Colo., finishing her two runs in a combined time of...
  • Ligety split, a third straight world title for U.S. skier

    Ligety split, a third straight world title for U.S. skier
    Since the end of 2010, Ted Ligety had been the king of giant slalom, the event many feel provides the best measure of an Alpine skier’s overall talent. This season, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher had been threatening Ligety’s reign,...
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  • Bode Miller says he's 'leaning pretty heavily' toward retiring

    Bode Miller says he's 'leaning pretty heavily' toward retiring
    Olympic gold medal winner Bode Miller, who underwent surgery Thursday to repair a severed hamstring tendon he suffered in a crash in the men's super-G at the world championships hours earlier, says his career could be over. In an interview with NBC,...
  • We might have to watch skiing now ... or golf

    We might have to watch skiing now ... or golf
    And now we enter … the dead zone. It’s a dark period. Not easily managed. Essentially it’s that time between the end of football and the reporting of pitchers and catchers later this month. It’s about a three-week period here....
  • Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships

    Bode Miller crashes, gashes leg during super-G at world championships
    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Hannes Reichelt of Austria won the super-G at the world championships Thursday, a race in which Bode Miller gashed his right calf after a crash that sent him tumbling down the hill. Reichelt finished the challenging course in 1...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...