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Alpine Skiing

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  • 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...
  • American Mikaela Shiffrin dominates to win World Cup slalom

    ZAGREB, Croatia -- American skier Mikaela Shiffrin won a women's World Cup slalom by a huge margin on Sunday to continue her recent resurgence. Cheered by 8,000 spectators, the Olympic champion posted the fastest time in both runs to finish in an...
  • Mikaela Shiffrin dominates in another World Cup slalom victory

    American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek, Colo. In sunny conditions...
  • US skier Mikaela Shiffrin takes World Cup slalom by huge 1.68-second winning margin

    American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom by convincingly winning her second straight World Cup race, leaving her rivals in awe four weeks before she defends her world title in Beaver Creek. In sunny conditions and cheered...
  • U.S. Ski Team Members Killed In Austrian Avalanche

    SOELDEN, Austria — Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the...
  • 2 US ski team prospects die, 4 escape unhurt in avalanche near training base in Austrian Alps

    Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps. The team said Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, died in the incident near the Rettenbach glacier in the...
  • Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is on

    Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month is on
    While natural snow hasn't been anywhere near as plentiful on the ground as last year's accumulations, people are reporting a banner ski season on our local slopes. Thanks to a late fall of colder-than-normal temperatures, Blue Mountain staged the earliest...
  • Two American ski racers killed in avalanche in Austria

    Two promising American ski racers died in an avalanche at an Austrian resort on Monday. Ronnie Berlack, 20, and Bryce Astle, 19, were free-skiing in Soelden, Austria, with four others who were able to make their way clear of the slide, officials said....
  • US skiers competing at World Cup in Croatia join in mourning of teammates killed in avalanche

    David Chodounsky paid a fitting tribute to the two junior members of the U.S. ski team who were killed in an avalanche in Austria. Competing in the opening leg of a World Cup slalom race in Croatia on Tuesday, the American skied one of the best runs of...
  • At California's Sugar Bowl ski resort, a 75-year run of rustic charm

    At California's Sugar Bowl ski resort, a 75-year run of rustic charm
    In the 1941 Walt Disney cartoon "The Art of Skiing," Goofy slips and slides out of the shed-roofed Sugar Bowl Ski Resort lodge, where he's bunking, and heads to the slopes for several spectacular spills. In the background, there's occasional melodic...
  • Ski season launches with changes at resorts in the West and Canada

    Ski season launches with changes at resorts in the West and Canada
    Ski industry attorneys and accountants were as busy during the off-season as any in recent memory. Besides Mammoth Mountain's acquisition of Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, here are some of the major changes: Vail Resorts bought Park City Mountain...