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2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Crashes

On a surprisingly difficult course, 7 of the 25 skiers failed to finish, with Otmar Striedinger (AUT), Romed Baumann (AUT) and Georg Streitberger (AUT) all getting tossed in the air and crashing down hard.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Mancuso 16th

With Lindsey Vonn out for the season, Julia Mancuso ends as the top American on the day in 16th, .77 seconds off the podium, and 15th in Downhill for the season.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Lara Gut wins

Lara Gut (SUI) started the season with a Downhill win in Beaver Creek, and wins the final race of the season as well, holding 3rd in the Overall by just 13 points.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Goergl 2nd

The 2011 World Champ Elisabeth Goergl (AUT) gets her 3rd podium of the season, and this time it’s not the top spot, .05 seconds behind Lara Gut (SUI), and ranked 7th.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Svindal wins Globe

Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) secured the Downhill Globe earlier this year, as today he finished 5th in the final, giving him a 41 point lead in the Overall with three races left.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Ligety 2nd

At the end of the season, pretty much skiing for fun, since he is out of the overall, Ted Ligety (USA), Mr. GS, scores his first Downhill podium tying Christof Innerhofer (ITA) for second.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Innerhofer 2nd

Christof Innerhofer (ITA) gets his first world cup podium of the season, after taking silver in the Downhill at Sochi, tying Ted Ligety (USA) as the season ends.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Downhill: Hoefl-Riesch crash

Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) crashes hard, is mostly likely knocked out of the rest of the Finals, giving Anna Fenninger the Overall Title. Does manage to take the 2014 Downhill Title still.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals: Mayer wins Downhill

The newly crowned Olympic Downhill champ, Matthias Mayer (AUT) gets his first world cup win at the end of the season, by .11 seconds.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup Finals: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

The world elite of Alpine ski racing is meeting for the fifth time in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The best athletes in each discipline are stepping up to the grand finale, locking horns in exciting races and fighting for the coveted crystal globes.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Crans-Montana: Downhill Crashes

On the debut course, Cornelia Huetter (AUT), Ragnhild Mowinckel (NOR) and Priska Nufer (SUI) have a rough time of it crashing out.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Super Combined: Downhill & Slalom

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Super Combined: Downhill & Slalom (Mobile)

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp
turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Crans Montana, Switzerland: Women’s Downhill

The newly opened Mont Lachaux slope is extremely selective and demanding. It is made up of a path of technical finesse, with jumps, compression, sharp turns and “waves”.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Kvitfjell: Downhill Tie

Georg Streitberger (AUT) was the first one down after the Olympics, took the top spot until Kjetil Jabsrud (NOR) in bid 15 tied him.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill Training

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill

On February 1st and 2nd, 2014 St. Moritz will host the Men’s Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, which originally should have taken place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: St. Moritz, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

On February 1st and 2nd, 2014 St. Moritz will host the Men’s Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, which originally should have taken place in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuehel, Austria: Men’s Downhill

The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill (Mobile)

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy: Women’s Downhill

Apart for the renowned après-ski, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the most popular ski resorts in Italy, and can boast more than 100 ski runs over 140km, 30 chairlifts, 6 gondolas and 15 surface lifts. The longest run measures 11km.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kitzbuhel, Austria: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

The best ski athletes in the world will gather in Kitzbuehel to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar. The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski run in the world and will require the participants to tackle almost everything.

Aksel Lund Svindal 3rd in Wengen Downhill

Men’s Downhill, Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) starts to pull away in the overall competition with this podium finish, leading Marcel Hirscher (AUT) by 82 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Wengen, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill (mobile)

The international Lauberhorn ski races were held for the first time in 1930. The ski run is the longest race in the Ski World Cup and the slalom is one of the most demanding courses in the world.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Wengen, Switzerland: Men’s Downhill

The international Lauberhorn ski races were held for the first time in 1930. The ski run is the longest race in the Ski World Cup and the slalom is one of the most demanding courses in the world.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill (mobile)

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill Training Run

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Downhill (mobile)

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Borimo, Italy: Men’s Downhill

By unanimous opinion, alongside Kitzbuhel, this is absolutely the most spectacular and technically difficult course. Bormio’s Stelvio Slope was designed to give great champions the opportunity to show off their technical and athletic prowess.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill (mobile)

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

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 FIS Alpine World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill Training Run (mobile)

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill Training Run

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Tina Weirather 2nd in Downhill

Tina Weirather (LIE) was disqualified in yesterday’s downhill after wearing a plastic arm protector on her suit, but that didn’t shake her confidence as she finished with a time of 1:55.43. Weirather has been on the podium 3 times in this WC season.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Fenninger 3rd in Downhill

Anna Fenninger (AUS) finished with a time of 1:55.56, just .13 seconds out of 2nd place. A podium spot must come as a relief to Fenninger as she just missed it in yesterday’s downhill when she finished 4th.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise, Canada: Saturday Ladies Downhill

Lake Louise World Cup was the first downhill course outside of Europe to be invited to join the prestigious Club 5. Club 5 is a union of leading alpine ski race organizers and designates Lake Louise as 1 of 15 classic downhill courses in the world.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise, Canada: Saturday Ladies Downhill

Lake Louise World Cup was the first downhill course outside of Europe to be invited to join the prestigious Club 5. Club 5 is a union of leading alpine ski race organizers and designates Lake Louise as 1 of 15 classic downhill courses in the world.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Ford top American in Downhill

Wearing the 56 bib, Julia Ford finished 22nd in the race with a time of 1:58.51. Ford’s American Teammate Lindsey Vonn returned to competition after spending 10 months away due to an injury.

2013 FIS Skiing World Cup: Lake Louise: Fanchini 3rd in Downhill

Racing bib number 10, Elena Fanchini (ITA) finished with a time of 1:56.73 and trailed winner Maria Hoefl-Riesch (GER) by .70 seconds. Her sister Nadia Fanchini finished 29 in the event.

 
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