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Tina Maze Wins Are Giant Slalom

Tina Maze (REUTERS/Marcus Ericsson/TT News Agency)  Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Slovenia’s Olympic champion Tina Maze fought off jetlag on Friday to win a World Cup giant slalom and end a six-race streak of victories by the Austrian women’s team. […]

Pop Violinist Denies Fixing Giant Slalom Races

Vanessa Mae (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Pop violinist Vanessa Mae is appealing a four-year ban imposed for fixing giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympics, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Thursday. British citizen Mae, who has sold several million albums of her self-described “violin techno-acoustic […]

Tough Slalom Start for Americans

Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. Olympic gold medalist and reigning World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin was electrifying in her opening turns on the first run of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom opener. But an uncharacteristically conservative approach on the Levi Black steeps got the best of her, […]

Universal Sports Reviews: Men’s Slalom in Levi

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis review the podium winners of the day, Henrik Kristoffersen, Marcel Hirscher, and Felix Neureuther.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Levi, Finland: Men’s Slalom (Mobile)

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of alpine skiing competitions, with men’s and women’s skiers competing in the slalom, giant slalom, Super G, downhill and combined, a combination of downhill and slalom. The first World Cup race at Levi became reality in February 2004, when Levi hosted its first women’s slalom race.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Levi, Finland: Men’s Slalom

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of alpine skiing competitions, with men’s and women’s skiers competing in the slalom, giant slalom, Super G, downhill and combined, a combination of downhill and slalom. The first World Cup race at Levi became reality in February 2004, when Levi hosted its first women’s slalom race.

Universal Sports Reviews: Women’s Levi Slalom

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis go over Tina Maze’s surprisingwin and Mikalea Shiffrin’s disappointing 11th place.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Levi, Finland: Women’s Slalom (Mobile)

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of alpine skiing competitions, with men’s and women’s skiers competing in the slalom, giant slalom, Super G, downhill and combined, a combination of downhill and slalom. The first World Cup race at Levi became reality in February 2004, when Levi hosted its first women’s slalom race.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Levi, Finland: Women’s Slalom

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of alpine skiing competitions, with men’s and women’s skiers competing in the slalom, giant slalom, Super G, downhill and combined, a combination of downhill and slalom. The first World Cup race at Levi became reality in February 2004, when Levi hosted its first women’s slalom race.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Men’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Ligety Interview

Ted Ligety (USA) talks about coming in 10th place in the first race of the new season.

UNIVERSAL SPORTS REVIEWS: Giant Slalom in Solden 2014

Steve Porino and Doug Lewis recap the first race of the 2014-’15 mens and womens Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom event in Soelden, Austria.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Men’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Hirscher Interview

Last years overall World Cup winner Marcel Hirscher (AUT) talks about winning the first race of the new season.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Men’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Wipeouts

In the first men’s race of the new season, one tricky gate gives three different skiers trouble causing them to wipeout.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Men’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Ligety 10th

In the first men’s race of the new season, Two time Olympic champ Mr. GS, Ted Ligety (USA), finishes in 10th place 3.02 seconds behind winner Marcel Hirscher (AUT).

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Men’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Dopfer 2nd

In the first men’s race of the new season, Fritz Dopfer (GER) finishes 1.58 seconds behind Marcel Hirscher (AUT), for his 5th career podium.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Men’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Hirscher wins

In the first men’s race of the new season Marcel Hirscher (AUT), 3 time overall World Cup winner, wins the Giant Slalom by 1.58 seconds.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Interviews

Interviews with Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) and Anna Fenninger (AUT), who tied in the first race of the new season.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Crashes

It was tough second run for Candace Crawford (CAN), Francesca Marsaglia (ITA) and Manuela Moelgg (ITA) who all crashed out.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Gut crashes

Lara Gut (SUI), who was 3rd in the overall last season, crashes in first World Cup race of the season, Women’s Giant Slalom.

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Shiffrin ties

In the first women’s race of the new season, Olympic slalom champ, Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) wins her first Giant Slalom race, by 27 seconds, though shares the podium in a tie with Anna Fenninger (AUT).

2014 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Women’s Giant Slalom: Solden: Fenninger ties

In the Women’s first Giant Slalom of the new season, Anna Fenninger (AUT), last season’s Overall World Cup winner, gets the first win of the new season, tying with Mikaela Shiffrin (USA).

2014 Sochi Olympic Games: Shiffrin Wins Gold In Slalom

American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin made Alpine skiing history as the youngest winner of an Olympic slalom gold medal, during the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

2014 Sochi Olympic Games: Mikaela Shiffrin In The Giant Slalom

American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin gives an impressive Giant Slalom run during her Olympic debut at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Ligety 12th

In the last race of the season, five time Giant Sllaom winner Ted Ligety (USA) finishes in 12th, ending the season ranked 4th in the Overall.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Neureuther 2nd

For the second year in a row Felix Neureuther (GER) has to settle for second place in the Slalom, 15 points behind Marcel Hirscher (AUT) and 5th in the Overall.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Poutiainen last run

After 17 years, 33 year old Tanja Poutiainen (FIN) has her last run in a World Cup race, she had won three World Cups titles, four World Championship medals and one Olympic medal.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Shiffrin 12th

Two time Slalom Title winner, Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) drops to 12th in the final race of the season and finishes 6th in the Overall.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Brem 2nd

Eva-Maria Brem (AUT) finishes up her best season, claiming her second career podium finish. The first was this season as well, as she ends 8th in GS.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Fenninger wins all

The Overall season winner, Anna Fenninger (AUT) picks up her second career Globe today, winning the day and Giant Slalom ranking as well.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Hirscher wins all

The three time Overall winner Marcel Hirscher gets the win today and takes the Slalom title for a second year as well.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom & Women’s Giant Slalom (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: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Men’s Slalom & Women’s Giant Slalom

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: Giant Slalom Final: Pinturault 2nd

Alexis Pinturault (FRA) scores his fourth podium this season in the eight Giant Slalom races, taking 2nd on the day and 3rd in the Slalom ranking- moving into 3rd in the Overall as well.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Hirscher wins Overall

Marcel Hirscher (AUT) takes 4th on the day, costing him the GS title by .01 seconds, but it’s enough to give him his third straight Overall World Cup title as Svindal (NOR) skies out.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Ligety interview

Ted Ligety (USA) talks about winning his 5th Giant Slalom World Cup Title, by the slimest margin in history. Only .01 seconds kept Marcel Hirscher (AUT) away from the points he needed.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Giant Slalom Final: Ligety wins all

Ted Ligety (USA) gets his 5th GS win in only six races that plus tying Marcel Hirscher (AUT) with 560 points gives him his 5th GS World Cup title (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014).

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Hansdotter 2nd

Frida Hansdotter (SWE) claims her fourth podium finish season, and with win one out of the eight Slalom races she finishes the season ranked 2nd.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Schild 3rd

Marlies Schild (AUT) takes 3rd in the final and 3rd in the final Slalom rankings, getting two wins out of six races and missing two to injury.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Shiffrin interview

The 19 year old American Mikaela Shiffrin talks about winning her second Slalom World Cup Title.

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Slalom Final: Shiffrin wins all

The 19 year old American Mikaela Shiffrin again proves unbeatable, the current World and Olympic Champ now wins her second straight World Cup title as well- winning five of the eight races.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Slalom & Men’s Giant Slalom

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: Lenzerheide, Switzerland: Women’s Slalom & Men’s Giant Slalom (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: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Slalom

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

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

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

Race Room: Shiffrin wins Second Slalom Globe

Steve Perino and Doug Lewis talk about Mikeala Shiffrin’s (USA) career so far, working with her mom and comparing her to Lindsey Vonn (USA).

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins FIS Alpine World Cup Slalom Title

Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin mathematically clinched her second straight FIS Alpine World Cup slalom title by winning her her fourth World Cup slalom of the season on Saturday in Are, Sweden. Shiffrin, at the age of 18, became the youngest woman to reach eight World Cup slalom wins. “I’m just really comfortable on slalom skis,” Shiffrin […]

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Slalom (Mobile)

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Slalom

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Gora, Slovenia: Men’s Giant Slalom

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kranjska Nora, Slovenia: Men’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom (Mobile)

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom: Day 1

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Are, Sweden: Women’s Giant Slalom (Mobile): Day 1

After the Crans Montana weekend, Hoefl-Riesch is first with 1,108 points ahead of Anna Fenninger, 24, of Austria with 951. In third place is Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein with 943 points.

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”.

 
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