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Nyman sets pace in 1st Saslong DH training

PHOTO CREDIT: Nathan Bilow/Agence Zoom/Getty Images VAL GARDENA/GROEDEN, Italy – Steven Nyman (USA) has lived up to his reputation as a Val Gardena/Gröden specialist. The two-times winner (2006, 2012) is the only racer who clocked a time below 2 minutes (1:59.98 min). He is followed by Kjetil Jansrud (NOR, +0.16 seconds’’) and – a little […]

British Olympic Sailors Mugged while Training in Rio

SAO PAULO, Dec 11 (Reuters) – British sailors Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark were mugged at knife point in Rio de Janeiro where they are practicing ahead of the 2016 Olympics Games, they said on Facebook. Mills and Clark, the 2012 World Champions and Olympic silver medalists in the 470 category, were shaken but safe […]

Race to Recovery: Mio Global Helps With Interval Training

Universal Sports host Kinga Phillips met up with her former running coach for tips on interval training, with the help of her new Mio heart rate monitoring device.

Matthias Mayer injured in training

Matthias Mayer, the Austrian downhill Olympic Champion from Sochi 2014 has suffered a medial ligament tear in his right knee and a bruised spine after a fall earlier today during giant slalom training on the Pitztal Glacier. Mayer will not be at the start of the World Cup Opener in Soelden. “It’s a blessing in […]

Interbike 2014: BSX Insight – Training Technology

All serious athletes must train properly to avoid injury. During Interbike 2014, Universal Sports’ host Craig Hummer spoke with BSX Athletics about their latest product, which allows athletes to test their lactate threshold to find out if they are over-training.

Release the Beast: Training for Nationals

USA Championships are two weeks away and Brooks Beasts head coach Danny Mackey is pushing his athletes to their limits in regular workouts, to help them to reach their full potential at the national championship meet.

Training & Recovery: Race To Recovery: Preventing Concussions

This week, we head back to D.I.S.C. to speak with Neurological Spine Surgeon, Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., about the importance of head injury prevention. Many athletes don’t realize that cumulative minor head injuries have a long-lasting effect.

What Not to Eat When You’re Training

 Pasta is a good high GI option, but don’t overdo it (Courtesy of Bike Radar) Many cyclists don’t realize what a huge part their diets play in their training and racing. It’s a cliché, but when it comes to sports you are what you eat. And if you’re out there cycling every day, you really can’t afford to get […]

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.

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 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 Alpine World Cup: Beaver Creek, Colorado: Men’s Downhill Training Run

As the only men’s World Cup stop in the United States, the Birds of Prey has evolved into one of the world’s premier ski events. Beaver Creek Mountain is home to the formidable Birds of Prey racecourse, challenging an international roster of top athletes for two weeks of racing featuring Women’s & Men’s Downhill Races.

The Race Room: Ted Ligety training

Doug Lewis breaks down Ted Ligety on a training run in slalom.

The Last 26: Episode 15: Training With Kaitlin Nielsen

Kinga continues her training with Asics athlete Kaitlin Nielsen, applying her balance warm ups to the quick feet routine that has been challenging her.

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 10

The buzz word for this week: Pairings. In a meta sense, to run well and run healthy, you must complement your mileage with strength-training. “If you haven’t picked up on it yet, running really does need to be paired with lifting,” says Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner. “Structure, balance and movement tend to fall apart […]

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 9

Just as there are superfoods, there are supermoves, exercises so dynamic and effective that they confer a particularly significant benefit and thus deserve a permanent place in your repertoire. One such move is the focal point of this week’s series, and it’s got Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner using superlatives. “Week 9 holds a special place […]

USA Rugby Rising: Men’s Sevens Weight Training Game Simulation

Trainer Matt Stahlberg from Serevi Performance puts the USA Men’s Sevens team through a vigorous competition based workout that simulates a Rugby Sevens match.

Boston Marathon Training Tips and Insights

Training for the Boston Marathon? Get ready for the race with insights and course tips from runners and key Boston Marathon personnel.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 1: Marathon Cross Training

For many runners, a common misconception is, “I run a lot so I don’t need to work my legs.” On the contrary, when asking your legs to endure long amounts of peak performance, one must condition them with exercises such as squats, deadlifts, lunges.

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 fisalpine.com 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 fisalpine.com St. Anton, Austria – Above is what the downhill course looked like this morning! […]

France and Italy fastest in first Bormio training

Courtesy of http://www.fisalpine.com 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 […]

World champion Schild injured in training

By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Slalom world champion Marlies Schild crashed in training for an Alpine ski World Cup race on Thursday, injuring ligaments, the Austrian team (OSV) said. Schild flew home to Austria from Sweden immediately, the team added without giving any more details about the extent of the injury. […]

Ladies complete final downhill training run

LAKE LOUISE, Canada – Today was the ladies final training run before Friday’s opening World Cup Downhill race at Lake Louise. Lindsey Vonn did not start on the darker, cloudy day. The flat light didn’t seem to faze Marion Rolland of France, who once again took the lead in today’s training run with a time […]

Svindal is on a roll and wins last downhill training in Beaver Creek

BEAVER CREEK – The third and last downhill training in Beaver Creek was yet another showcase at the Birds of Prey course at its best. In the three days of training, the weather and course conditions stayed consistent and provided skiers with an opportunity to properly test the challenging course. After winning both the downhill […]

Everything is ready for the first downhill training in Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Canada – With just hours to go until the official start of the 2012/2013-speed season, the teams have once again woken up to a soft layer of fresh snow. If last year tick snowfall forced the organizers to cancel the first Downhill training in order to provide course workers with an extra day […]

Vonn returns to gate training

Lindsey Vonn (USA) competes during the women’s super G world cup race on the birds of prey course at Beaver Creek Resort (2011). (Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE) Courtesy of usskiteam.com VAIL, CO (Nov. 18) – Four-time Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall champion Lindsey Vonn returned to gate training Sunday with a giant slalom session on […]

Soni’s Pacific training gets her gold again

United States’ Rebecca Soni celebrates her gold medal win in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke swimming final with silver medal winner Japan’s Satomi Suzuki at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) By Clara Ferreira-Marques LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – […]

U.S. swim team buoyant after final training camp

(L to R) Members of U.S. national Olympic swimming team Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps attend a news conference after a training session for the London 2012 Olympics, in Bellerive, July 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Robert Pratta) By Julian Linden VICHY, France, July 21 (Reuters) – The United States swimming team was bubbling with confidence […]

2012 Olympics: Download Athletes’ Favorite Training Songs

Ever wonder how Phelps revs up before a meet? Or what fires up Walsh for a big match? Wonder no more! We’ve done the research and compiled a list of songs that pump up some of our favorite athletes during training. Whether Eminen gets your blood pumping, or Beyonce is more your speed, our playlist […]

Hat Trick for Steven Nyman in Val Gardena

Steven Nyman after winning in Val Gardena (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Patrick Lang VAL GARDENA, Italy, Dec 19 – American downhiller Steven Nyman demonstrated his love of Val Gardena’s Saslong piste with his third career victory at the Italian resort on Friday. In his 13 […]

Tyson Gay’s Former Coach Suspended Eight Years

Tyson Gay (REUTERS/Denis Balibouse) Dec 17 (Reuters) – American sprinter Tyson Gay’s former coach has been suspended for eight years for doping violations, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday. An independent arbitration panel found that Jon Drummond possessed, trafficked, and administered banned performance enhancing substances to an athlete under his care as a coach, […]

USA Bobsled Sweeps World Cup Podium

USA Bobsled on the Podium in Lake Placid (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Click here for the full 2014-15 FIBT Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup viewing schedule. The American women’s bobsled team swept the World Cup podium in Lake Placid today for only the third time in U.S. history. Two-time Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor (Douglasville, Ga.) and […]

Big Air Ramp Construction in Istanbul underway

With plenty of days left to the season’s first big air contest, the first ever World Cup staged in Istanbul is foreshadowing. Being the first ever World Cup big air competition for both, men and women, and also providing the biggest prize money ever (CHF 112,500) Local Organisers of the mega event have kicked off […]

USA Rugby to Host National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp

USA Rugby announced Thursday the first National Team Olympic Recruitment Camp, set for the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif., Jan. 10, 2015. “I was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2012 and before I made it to the NFL I was playing rugby on various club and national teams,” said […]

Tough set-back for Iliano

Swiss freestyle skier Frederick Iliano has suffered another ACL rupture in his left knee. Just like last year, when his season came to an early end due to an heavy knww injury, the young Flims resident’s contest winter is once again over before it actually began. Despite several weeks of intense on-snow preparation, his left […]

Gasparini Blows Out Her Knee

Physio therapy instead of competitions: the World Cup season is over for Nicole Gasparine before it really began. The 17-year-old from the Tessin are tore her right knee’s ACL during a training run for the World Cup opener in Ruka, Finland. “I took a hit when racing down the moguls and fell when my right […]

Lindsey Vonn Finishes 8th in Comeback Race

Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn finished eighth at the season-opening women’s World Cup downhill on Friday. Almost a year after her last World Cup showing, the four-times World Cup champion finished 0.85 seconds behind Slovenian winner Tina Maze. “I think […]

USN’s 2014 Holiday Gear Guide

Universal Sports Network presents a list of essential gear that will keep endurance athletes on track during their 2015 (and beyond) training. Bring joy to your favorite athletes this holiday season with great products from brands like Budstraps, TYR and Mio. Budstraps   Clip. Go. BudStraps allow you to simply clip your earbuds around your neck for a run, […]

Universal Sports Interviews: Lindsey Vonn: Preparing For Lake Louise

Alpine skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn (USA) talks about what she’s learning while training and goals she is setting for the upcoming races this weekend in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Lindsey Vonn

Alpins Skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn (USA) talks about her second day of training runs in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Julia Mancuso

Alpins Skier Julia Mancuso (USA) talks about her training runs in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Tina Maze

Alpins Skier Tina Maze (SLO) talks about training in Lake Louise for the speed events.

Lindsey Vonn Discusses Her Comeback

Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. Vonn is expected to race for the first time in 2014 on Friday, December 5 at 2:30 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports Network. The women’s speed team is in frigid Lake Louise for Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhills on Friday and Saturday, plus […]

Universal Sports Interviews: Lindsey Vonn on Her Return to the Slopes

Alpine Skiing Super Star Lindsey Vonn (USA) returns again to the World Cup after several injuries to her knee, tearing her right ACL in November 2013. She talks with USN about getting back on the slopes for the training runs in Lake Louise.

Universal Sports Interviews: Alice Mckennis

Alpine Skier, Alice McKennis (USA) returns to the World Cup after suffering an injury to her knee in March 2014. She talks about getting back on the slopes, for the training runs, in Lake Louise.

Kjetil Jansrud Sweeps Races in Lake Louise

Kjetil Jansrud (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports) Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. By Patrick Lang LAKE LOUISE, Alberta, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Kjetil Jansrud is quietly taking over as the leader of Norwegian skiing. Jansrud won both weekend races at Lake Louise as the absence of Norway’s flag-bearer Aksel Lund […]

 
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