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Alpine Skiing

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Crested Butte, charming and authentic, fills a family's ski-trip needs

    It's family ski-trip time, and decisions need to be made about where to go. Every year my family agonizes over the same details: Where can the teenagers go alone and the young ones attend a hassle-free ski school? Which resort allows skiing and...
  • Chilling on Alberta high country slopes

    Chilling on Alberta high country slopes
    In Alberta's high country, where the Trans-Canada Highway unfurls between Banff and Lake Louise, the Rockies march shoulder to shoulder flanking the road, peaks bristling, glaciers sparkling. The place looks so good in summer it's practically a traffic...
  • Ted Ligety's giant slalom mastery as a course to stardom

    Ted Ligety's giant slalom mastery as a course to stardom
    The new face of the U.S. men's Alpine team has never skied "wasted," a la Bode Miller, but he has skied feeling sicker than a dog. The face, in fact, could have used a box of tissues as he sniffled through an interview last November at training camp...
  • From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy

    From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy
    SOCHI, Russia – From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one. There is a...
  • For a mature Bode Miller, fifth trip to Olympics is all downhill

    Bode Miller can't get his toddler to sit still. The 9-month-old boy is squirming around the hotel room as if he's ready to jump in the start gate of the Sochi Olympic downhill. If you tell the kid to do one thing, Bode explains, he does the opposite....
  • Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin can't sneak by veterans for a medal

    Sochi Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin can't sneak by veterans for a medal
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Youth was not served Tuesday. Instead, age was served on a rain-soaked platter. The four women who ruined 18-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin's red-carpet debut had a 33-year total age advantage on the young American. The top three...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom

    Sochi Olympics: Ted Ligety is looking for medal in giant slalom
    SOCHI, Russia¬†— Ted Ligety's biggest contribution to the Olympics so far has been helping teammate Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht win medals Ligety had a terrific trip Sunday down the super-giant slalom course except for one huge mistake between...