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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...
  • 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...
  • Marcel Hirscher wins in World Cup giant slalom; Ted Ligety is seventh

    Overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher of Austria swept to victory in a giant slalom on Saturday, denying Alexis Pinturault an emotional win for France at Adelboden, Switzerland. Hirscher extended his morning lead to finish in a combined two-run...
  • Stefano Gross wins in World Cup slalom

    Stefano Gross wins in World Cup slalom
    Stefano Gross of Italy won a tight World Cup slalom on Sunday where just 0.03 seconds separated the top three finishers in Adelboden, Switzerland. A first career World Cup victory for Gross denied first-run leader Fritz Dopfer of Germany his first win...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning

    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety keep on winning
    Olympic ski champions Mikaela Shiffrin and Ted Ligety didn't take much of a break after the Sochi Games. They simply put their gold medals in a safe place and set out to make more memories. The whirlwind continued Saturday for America's heroes when...
  • U.S. skiers felled in hard crashes at Sochi Paralympics

    The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics. Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
  • 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...