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2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Lara Gut 2nd

Women’s Giant Slalom, Lara Gut (SUI) gets her 14th career World Cup podium, finishing .73 seconds behind Tina Weirather (LIE). She’s also 2nd, 27 points behind Weirather in the World Cup as well.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Shiffrin 8th

Women’s Giant Slalom, Mikaela Shiffrin (USA), the teenage Slalom world champ continues to work on her GS skills, scoring her getting a top ten finish in three of three races, just .52 seconds off the podium.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Weirather interview

Tina Weirather (LIE) talks about winning her first career Giant Slalom win, after seven years of trying.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Weirather wins

Women’s Giant Slalom, As her mom did in the 70’s and 80’s, Tina Weirather (LIE) a win, her first in Giant slalom, the 3rd in her career with two Super G’s, and holds 2nd behind Lindell-Vikarby (SWE) in the GS Cup.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Giant Slalom

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Giant Slalom (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Maze 2nd

Women’s Downhill, last years World Cup winner Tina Maze claims her third podium of the season, after two 3rd places she takes 2nd today, currently she is 5th in the Cup.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Smith 14th

Women’s Downhill, Leanne Smith (USA) is the top American on the day moving all the way up from bib 30 to 14th place .99 seconds off the podium.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Kaufmann wins

Women’s Downhill, Marianne Kaufmann-Abderhalden (SUI) gets her first World Cup win, and 4th ever podium, winning by .29 seconds over Tina MAze (SLO).

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Marchand-Arvier crashes hard

Women’s Downhill, Marie Marchand-Arvier (FRA) crashes out hard, and appears to have hurt her arm. But reports she she has escaped serious injury.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: American Crashes

Women’s Downhill, Americans Laurenne Ross, Stacey Cook and Julia Ford all go down pretty hard, but manage to walk away.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Brodnik crashes hard

Women’s Downhill, Vanja Brodnik (SLO) appears to get knocked out in a bad crash, up in the end she managed to get-up before being carried off the course.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: McKennis interview

American Alpine Skier Alice McKennis talks about breaking her leg last year and returning to the World Cup this year, were she finish 43rd.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Vonn out

Women’s Downhill, with boyfriend Tiger Woods looking on, Lindsey Vonn (USA) who has been slowly coming back from injury, again seems to push herself too hard and aggravates her right knee.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Vonn interview

Lindsey Vonn (USA) talks about her ill fated run today as she tries to get back in shape with the Olympics coming soon.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Hirscher and Ligety out

Men’s Slalom, In the second slalom race of the year, both Marcel Hirscher (AUT) and Ted Ligety (USA) fail to get a second run, meanwhile Miller Bode (USA) gets a DNF.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Matt wins

Men’s Slalom, at age 34, Mario Matt (AUT) ties a national record with 14 slalom wins, winning today by .53 seconds

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Chodounsky 7th

Men’s Slalom, David Chodunsky (USA) gets his best World Cup finish at 7th, moving up from 15th place, just .18 seconds off the podium.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Hargin 2nd

Men’s Slalom, Claiming his third podium and first second place finish, Mattias Hargin (SWE) moved up from 8th in run one, finishing .53 seconds out of first.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Slalom

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Slalom (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Hirscher interview

Marcel Hirscher (AUT) talks about his fourth win in Val d’Isere Giant Slalom.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Hirscher wins

Men’s Giant Slalom, Last years World Cup winner Marcel Hirscher (AUT), gets his 4th GS win in Val d’Isere win, and his second win off the season by .76 seconds

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Fanara 2nd

Men’s Giant Slalom, Thomas Fanara (FRA) gives the home crowd something to cheer about, scoring his fourth World Cup podium, and his highest yet in 2nd place.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere: Americans out

Men’s Giant Slalom, Bode Miller, Tim Jitloff and even Mr. GS himself Ted Ligety fail to make the second run.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Giant Slalom (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Men’s Giant Slalom

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Garmisch: Ladies SG (rescheduled from Val d’Isere)

Garmisch and Partenkirchen were united to become one town during the 1930s Winter Olympics, while the year before the first cable car in Bavaria was inaugurated in honor of the first winter games.

Val d’Isere Super-G falls victim to snowfall

A man clears snow off satellite dishes before the Women’s World Cup Super Giant skiing race in Val d’Isere, French Alps, December 15, 2012. (REUTERS/Robert Pratta) VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 15 (Reuters) – The women’s World Cup Super-G scheduled to take place at Val d’Isere on Saturday was called off due to heavy snowfall. With […]

Home win for Pinturault in Val d’Isere

By Patrick Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Frenchman Alexis Pinturault began to fulfill his potential when the exciting young alpine skiing all-rounder won a men’s World Cup slalom in Val d’Isere on Saturday. The 21-year-old had claimed his first World Cup win in a city event in Moscow last winter but it […]

2010 Val d’Isere: Lindsey Vonn wins SC

Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. wins the women’s super-combined with a victory in the second run of slalom in Val d’Isere.

2010 Val d’Isere: Lindsey Vonn wins DH

Lindsey Vonn wins the women’s downhill at the World Cup in Val d’Isere.

2010 Val d’Isere: Marcel Hirscher wins slalom

Marcel Hirscher skis to victory in the slalom during the World Cup in Val d’Isere.

Devastated Vonn out of Sochi Games with injury

CREDIT: REUTERS/ROBERT PRATTA (Reuters) – Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest attractions in winter sport, will miss next month’s Sochi Games because she requires surgery on her injured knee. The 29-year-old American broke the news on her Facebook page on Tuesday. “I am devastated to announce I will not be able to compete in […]

Universal Sports Update: Lindsey Vonn Skied Out

Lindsey Vonn skied out at Val d’isere downhill.

2013-2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Viewing Schedule

 Click here to watch these events in the Winter Sports section DATE EVENT VIEWING INFO 10/26 Alpine WC Soelden: Women’s Giant Slalom TV: 6:30amET 10/27 Alpine WC Soelden: Men’s Giant Slalom TV: 7:30amET 11/16 Alpine WC: Levi: Women’s Slalom TV: 6:30amET 11/17 Alpine WC: Levi: Men’s Slalom TV: 6:30amET 11/30 Alpine WC: Lake Louise: Men’s […]

Maiden giant slalom win for Pinturault

France’s Alexis Pinturault passes a gate during the first run of an alpine ski men’s world cup giant slalom in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Gifted Frenchman Alexis Pinturault confirmed his all-round skills with a first Alpine ski World Cup giant slalom […]

Maiden super-G win gives Ligety world title

United States’ Ted Ligety speeds down the course on his way to win the men’s super-G at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Wednesday, Feb.6, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) By Manuele Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 6 (Reuters) – American skier Ted Ligety picked the right occasion to win the first super-G of his […]

2013 FIS Alpine Championships: Schladming: Super G: Lindsey Vonn injured

Lindsey Vonn (USA), crowned world champion in the discipline in Val d’Isere four years ago, tumbled down the Streciher piste and seriously hurt her right knee in a Super-G race taking place nearly four hours behind schedule.

Vonn hurt, Maze crowned in controversial opening

By Patrick Lang SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) – The Alpine skiing world championships got off to a bad start when top racer Lindsey Vonn was injured in a season-ending crash in controversial conditions in the opening women’s super-G on Tuesday. Slovenia’s Tina Maze, the runaway World Cup leader, kept her momentum to snatch her […]

Frenchman Pinturault wins Wengen super-combined

By Manuele Lang WENGEN, Switzerland, Jan 18 (Reuters) – France’s Alexis Pinturault made the most of his all-round talent to clinch his third World Cup race in a men’s super-combined in Wengen on Friday. The 21-year-old, one of the most exciting prospects to emerge in the sport in recent years, outclassed his rivals in the […]

Snow Globe: Episode 5

The U.S. XC Team makes history in Canada, another win for Lindsey Vonn in St. Moritz, Ted Ligety salvages a podium in Val d’Isere and an exclusive interview with Team SBX champs Nate Holland and Hagen Kearney.

Consistent Hirscher celebrates slalom win

By Patrick Lang MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Austria’s Marcel Hirscher finished 2012 in style with his second victory of the winter in a floodlit slalom in Madonna di Campiglio, his last race of the year. The reigning overall World Cup champion won both runs and destroyed the field in the night’s […]

2012 Alpine World Cup: Alta Badia: Giant Slalom: Thomas Fanara finishes third

Thomas Fanara (FRA) got his first podium of the WC season when he finished with a time of 2:40.54, 1.23 seconds out of first place. Fanara finished 7th in the last GS at Val d’Isere.

Tired Vonn says she is losing self belief

By Manuele Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Four-times overall World Cup winner Lindsey Vonn, dejected after crashing out of a downhill race for the first time in five years, said on Saturday she was tired and had lost some self belief. In an interview with Reuters held after a World Cup super-giant […]

Career first podium for Leanne Smith

VAL d’ISERE, FRANCE (Dec. 14) – Leanne Smith parlayed an early start number into a career first Audi FIS Alpine World Cup podium, finishing second in the Val d’Isere downhill behind Swiss winner Lara Gut. Smith, who started third, led four Americans into the top 10 on a shortened course after high winds forced a […]

Maiden downhill win for Switzerland’s Gut

By Manuele Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Lara Gut’s exceptional talent was rewarded at last when the gifted Swiss skier won her maiden World Cup downhill on Friday. Gut, who won a downhill silver medal at the age of 17 at the 2009 world championships in the same French resort – though […]

Ligety third as win streak ends

VAL D’ISERE, France (Dec. 9) – World Champion Ted Ligety battled soft snow and a shortened course to finish third in the Val d’Isere giant slalom behind race winner and reigning Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall and GS champ Marcel Hirscher of Austria. The podium kept Ligety in the World Cup GS driver’s seat […]

Hirscher gets first win of season

By Patrick Lang VAL D’ISERE, France, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Marcel Hirscher opened his own tally and gave the Austrian Alpine ski men’s team their first win of the season when he dominated a World Cup giant slalom on Sunday. The overall World Cup holder, who had been on the podium four times so far, […]

Maze wins third giant slalom in succession

By Manuele Lang ST MORITZ, Switzerland, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Tina Maze increased her lead in the overall Alpine ski World Cup standings when she won her third victory in as many giant slaloms on Sunday. The Slovenian’s fourth win of the season put her on 677 points, ahead of Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch by 234 […]

 
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