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Alpine Skiing

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  • 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...
  • Lindsey Vonn criticizes FIS after racing in fog in Bulgaria

    Lindsey Vonn criticized the International Ski Federation Monday for allowing skiers to race in foggy conditions in Bulgaria. The 30-year-old American, who missed nearly two seasons of competition after injuring her right knee in Austria in 2013,...
  • 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...
  • Maze, Fenninger continue rivalry on World Cup circuit

    After sharing four gold medals between them at this month's world championships, Tina Maze and Anna Fenninger continue their rivalry on the women's alpine World Cup, starting with a giant slalom on Saturday. The pair has 13 races left to battle it out...
  • American Mikaela Shiffrin defends slalom title at worlds

    After such a big win, Mikaela Shiffrin was at a complete loss. Her quandary? How to celebrate. Even after all her victories, she's never really learned the art of the post-race exultation. So she simply stood there at the finish, frozen by her emotions....
  • Grange storms back to win slalom in final event at worlds

    For the longest time, Jean-Baptiste Grange of France absolutely loved this course. Then, he wrecked his knee here. Now his feelings have flip-flopped again. Funny how a win — a big win at that — can change perceptions. Skiing into heavy...
  • 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,...
  • Ted Ligety wins 3rd straight giant slalom at worlds

    Ted Ligety's mood in the starting gate? Tranquil, of all things. This was his hill, after all. Didn't matter if he trailed his main rival. Make a clean run, a Ted Ligety-esque run, and just see what transpires, he reminded himself. So Ligety did —...
  • US teen Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom to top standings

    Mikaela Shiffrin defied the pouring rain to comfortably earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women's World Cup record for most wins in the discipline by a teenager. The American, who turns 20 next month, had...