Alpine

U.S. men contend for wins in ANC tech races

By Pete Rugh

Treble Cone hosted the Mapei Australia/New Zealand Continental Cup (ANC) this week, attracting an impressive lineup of New Zealand and international talent. More than 140 men and women competed to better their world ranking and selection for the coming World Championships and 2010 Olympic Games.

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Austrian men find ideal training conditions at Hutt

By Pete Rugh

The Austrian men’s alpine team recently completed a spectacular camp at New Zealand’s Mount Hutt.

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NCAA: LeMasurier joins Middlebury alpine staff

By Pete Rugh

Jane LeMasurier has been named the new assistant alpine ski coach at Middlebury College.

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Hosp heads field for New Zealand Cup races

By Pete Rugh

Treble Cone will host the Mapei Australia and New Zealand Cup this week, attracting top New Zealand and international talent, including reigning World Cup overall women’s champ Nicole Hosp of Austria.

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Ivica Kostelic ready to rip on full Fischer gear

By Pete Rugh

The Fischer Alpine Racing Team has added a big gun to its alpine arsenal. Croatian racer Ivica Kostelic, 27, has signed a one-year contract with Fischer for his entire equipment package — skis, boots and bindings.

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U.S. alpiners help celebrate Coronet's 60th birthday

By Pete Rugh

More than a dozen members of the U.S. alpine team — including Olympic champions Ted Ligety and Julia Mancuso — helped Coronet Peak ski area mark its 60th birthday with over an hour of autograph signings and interaction with local ski clubs.     "It was a lot of fun. A ton of kids showed up […]

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Cochran, Lanning, Ligety post wins in NZ races

By Pete Rugh

Reigning Olympic combined gold medalist Ted Ligety won a slalom race on Friday at New Zealand’s Coronet Peak, beating Japan’s Naoki Yasa by nearly half a second in the FIS Southern Cup event.     The slalom was the final race in the four-day series that featured 91 men and 34 women representing the United States, […]

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Swiss speedster Sylviane Berthod has back surgery

By Pete Rugh

Veteran World Cup alpiner Sylviane Berthod has undergone successful back surgery, Swiss ski team officials reported Thursday.

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Svindal, Miller among racers hitting up Hutt

By Pete Rugh

World Cup training season at New Zealand’s Mount Hutt has kicked off for another year with the arrival of some of the world’s greatest winter athletes. The all-star lineup includes overall World Cup champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway and American Bode Miller who is training privately for the upcoming World Cup season after leaving […]

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Mount Hotham set to host ANC alpine openers

By Pete Rugh

The FIS Australia New Zealand Cup for alpine skiing will begin Monday at Mount Hotham in Australia. The first week of racing will feature two slalom and giant slalom races each for the women and men.

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