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Alpine Skiing

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  • Vonn's greatest season ends with a rare failure

    Vonn's greatest season ends with a rare failure
    Lindsey Vonn left herself a mountain to climb.   And motivation. Skiing with an unaccustomed conservatism in Sunday's season-ending giant slalom in Schladming, Austria, Vonn wound up a non-scoring 24th among 27 starters. So she finished with 1,980...
  • Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage

    Special Olympics World Winter Games to give Marylanders a place on sports' stage
    Alpine skiing coach Diane Mikulis watched as the body language of her Special Olympic athletes — including Marylander Jake Reynolds — transformed one day last month from mildly interested to awe-struck. They had just entered Herb Brooks...
  • She's got next: Shiffrin, 17, is world ski champ

    She's got next: Shiffrin, 17, is world ski champ
    There is no doubt now whom the U.S. media will choose as the fresh-faced star in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics. It is Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, who became the youngest women’s Alpine skiing world champion since 1985 when she won Saturday&...
  • Center for Contemporary Dance, Asian Cultural Association stage ‘Ahimsa’

     
    The Center for the Contemporary Dance and the Asian Cultural Association fuse contemporary and Indian dance styles in ‘Ahimsa' this Sunday afternoon, May 15, at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in Sanford. A Sanskrit word meaning nonviolence,...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, signing off on the books roundup until June. I'll be on a particularly artsy vacation, holding up my end of the free and poetry-related shenanigans at the Orlando Fringe Festival. If you're over at the Poetry Vending Machine, drop by...
  • Ragnar Relay New England: An uphill battle

     
    About 21 hours into the New England Ragnar Relay, I faced my biggest challenge.  Still groggy from less than 90 minutes of sleep, at 3:30 a.m. I suited up for my final and most difficult leg of the almost 200-mile relay. My 12-member team — The...
  • Why camp?

     
    Camp has become a staple of the summer season. Each year, millions of children, youth, and adults head to the hills, lakes, valleys, and parks to participate in the time-honored tradition of camp. And, while most people easily conjure up images of...
  • California's initiative system: The gateway to citizen's rights or a process that needs fixing?

     
    In recent weeks, The Times' editorial board has been exploring arguments for and against proposed changes to the California initiative process­­, which allows citizens to circumvent the Legislature and get their own measures on the ballot. On Friday,...
  • Justin Bieber gets around at the ESPY Awards [Pictures]

     
    Justin Bieber posed for pictures with Danica Patrick and Lindsey Vonn at the ESPY Awards -- oh yeah, with girlfriend Selena Gomez too. And Dirk Nowitzki. ESPY winner Lindsey Vonn asked Justin Bieber to pose with her....
  • Nexstar files antitrust lawsuit against Granite

     
    While local television stations compete against each other for ratings and advertising dollars, their fights don't usually end up in court. But a battle between two broadcasters that own and operate properties in Fort Wayne, Ind., is getting...
  • Markets surge up; Dow gains more than 400 points

     
    The stock market took a breather from its weeklong downhill tumble Thursday to make one of its largest advances ever. After wild gyrations in its final minutes, the Dow Jones industrial average finished up more than 400 points; the S&P 500 closed up...