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Alpine Skiing

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  • 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...
  • Lindsey Vonn's comeback brings her World Cup record

    Lindsey Vonn's comeback brings her World Cup record
    The most impressive thing about Lindsey Vonn’s achievement Monday was not the number, 63, which is more career victories than any other woman in the history of World Cup Alpine skiing. It was the iron will and competitive fire that drove her, at...
  • Vonn Breaks Record, Woods Loses Tooth

    CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy — The whole gang was there when Lindsey Vonn finally became the most successful women's World Cup skier of all time. Her mother had come to Europe for the first time. The American's once-estranged father came along, too....
  • Record run: Lindsey Vonn matches all-time World Cup wins mark at 62

    CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn never thought she would make it this far. Perhaps that's why, after matching the World Cup's all-time record for wins Sunday, she rated it "right below" her Olympic gold medal on her lengthy list of career...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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....
  • 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,...