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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...
  • 2 U.S. ski team prospects die in avalanche in Austria

    2 U.S. ski team prospects die in avalanche in 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 Rettenbach glacier in the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...