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Alpine Skiing

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  • On slopes, Vonn sounds like a broken record

    On slopes, Vonn sounds like a broken record
    It seems not a day goes by without Lindsey Vonn collecting some new mantel ornament or putting her name on a new line in the history books. Saturday at Schladming, Austria, the U.S. skier set a World Cup women's mark for points in a season by...
  • 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&...
  • Weekend Shopping: Trunk shows for Society for Rational Dress and Salt Optics; A Current Affair pops up

     
    A few notable happenings for a more stylish weekend: Society for Rational Dress trunk show Saturday: Check out the edgy, often scuptural designs of L.A. brand Society for Rational Dress at a one-night trunk show at Ten Over Six, which......
  • HHS regional director to hold roundtable with Tampa businesswomen about health-care overhaul

     
    Health and Human Services Regional Director Anton Gunn, in conjunction with Florida CHAIN, the National Women’s Law Center, and Small Business Majority, will host a roundtable on March 24th for Tampa Bay women small business owners to discuss how...
  • FFF 2011 movie review: Bobby Fischer Against the World

     
    The revealing HBO documentary “Bobby Fischer Against the World” is largely but not wholly based on David Edmunds' fascinating book “Bobby Fischer Goes To War.” It peaks as Fischer did, when Fischer and the American Way routed the...
  • Law center defends Medicaid changes in health-care overhaul law

     
    While several states' attorneys general have filed “friend of the court” briefs challengin the new health-care overhaul law, another organization has filed a “friend of the court” brief that defends the law's changes to Medicaid....
  • 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...