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Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps Named USOC’s Athletes of the Month

Katie Ledecky (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout August earned swimmers Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Maryland) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Maryland) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s Eight Rowing Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Ledecky became the first woman […]

Park City Will Host 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships

  Arielle Gold (Sebastian Marko/Red Bull Content Pool) Park City, Utah (USA) was unanimously elected as host of the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. Park City was the only place which bid for the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. It had previously hosted the ski and snowboard events in […]

Svindal fastest again on the Streif

Courtesy of KITZBUEHEL, Austria – Under a clear blue sky and in perfect conditions, the second scheduled Downhill training on the Streif took place as scheduled Wednesday. After struggling with tough weather on the first training run, the finish area was filled with smiling faces. Aksel Lund Svindal was once again the man to […]

Third Wengen training cancelled due to overnight snowfall

Members of the Swiss Army work inside the start house at the start of the traditional Lauberhorn men’s alpine skiing World Cup downhill race in the Swiss Alps in Wengen, January 17, 2013. The third practice was cancelled due to much fresh snow on the slope. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener (SWITZERLAND – Tags: SPORT SKIING) Courtesy of […]

France fastest in second Wengen training

Courtesy of WENGEN, Switzerland – The second day of Downhill training on the Lauberhorn couldn’t have been a smoother one. After a scare about a possible bad weather forecast, Johan Clarey paced Wednesday’s training, which was held on the complete course. The French skier crossed the finish line in 2 minutes, 34.62 seconds, leaving […]

Downhill second training in St. Anton cancelled

A view of the ski course’s finish area, where a training session for an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill race was canceled due to a snowfall in St. Anton, Austria, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) Courtesy of St. Anton, Austria – Above is what the downhill course looked like this morning! […]

A tough fight from the top to the bottom on the Kandahar slope

Lindsey Vonn from the U.S. starts during the first training for the Alpine Skiing World Cup downhill ski race in St. Anton, January 10, 2013. (REUTERS/ Leonhard Foeger) Courtesy of St. Anton, Austria – Switzerland’s Lara Gut was fastest in this morning’s downhill training in a time of 1:38.31, more than one second ahead […]

France and Italy fastest in first Bormio training

Courtesy of BORMIO, Italy – The Christmas break is over and the Tour is back full force with Thursday’s first Downhill training in Bormio. At 11.45 CET sharp, the first racer left the start gate and ventured on the famous Stelvio slope. The fastest man today was French skier Adrien Theaux, with a time […]

Ladies Speed Season to start in Lake Louise

Courtesy of LAKE LOUISE, Canada – Let the ladies speed season begin! After a very exciting technical weekend in Aspen, the ladies head to their first speed races of the season in Canada. Other than a few minor differences with start position and gate placement, this is the only track on which both men […]

Robbie Dixon breaks leg at Copper Mountain

Robbie Dixon of Canada during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Men’s Downhill on November 26, 2011 in Lake Louise, Canada. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images) Courtesy of Canadian Alpine Ski Team veteran Robbie Dixon suffered a serious leg injury after crashing during a race in Copper Mountain, USA, on Thursday. The […]

Lindsey Vonn to skip Levi slalom

Courtesy of Lindsey Vonn has decided to skip the first World Cup slalom of the season in Finland this weekend, choosing instead to prepare for home races in Colorado later this month. At Soelden, Vonn had already mentioned that possibility to close friends and members of her entourage. U.S. Ski Team spokesman Doug Haney […]

Chemmy Alcott to comeback at scene of injury

Rescue workers tend to British skier Chemmy Alcott after she crashed in the Women’s Downhill thrid training of the FIS Ski World Cup in Lake Louise, Canada, December 2, 2010. (BILL HALLIWELL/AFP/Getty Images) Courtesy of Fearless British alpine racer Chemmy Alcott has revealed she will make her comeback to competitive skiing at the scene […]

Levi is ready: Official go ahead two days early

Courtesy of The Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom opening in Levi (FIN) has been confirmed. FIS Race Director Hans Pieren conducted the official snow control at Levi on Tuesday morning and was impressed. ”I am positively surprised what the snow-making facilities and the Organizing Committee have been able to achieve during the last […]

Michaela Kirchgasser skips Solden

Austria’s Michaela Kirchgasser celebrates after winning an alpine ski, women’s World Cup slalom, in Schladming, Austria, Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) Courtesy of Like her famous teammate Marlies Schild, who already declared forfeit for the Sölden event, Michaela Kirchgasser has decided to skip the season opening giant slalom in Sölden this weekend […]

Former world champion Palander retires

Kalle Palander of Finland competes in the Men’s Giant Slalom event of the Men’s Alpine Skiing FIS World Cup at the Rettenbachgletscher on October 23, 2011 in Soelden, Austria. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images) HELSINKI, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Former world champion Kalle Palander has abandoned attempts to return to World Cup racing after a […]


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