Alpine

Spindleruv Mlyn: Marlies Schild is back on top

By Pete Rugh

After struggling in the tech events since early December, slalom queen Marlies Schild is back on the throne.     The Austrian took first place in Sunday’s slalom in Spindleruv Mlyn besting Slovakian veteran Veronika Zuzulova by 0.32 seconds with a two-run combined time of one minute, 46.35 seconds. Coming in third was Germany’s Maria Riesch […]

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NorAm: Kiley Staples wins in Mont Ste. Anne

By Pete Rugh

America’s Kiley Staples skied to the win Saturday in the NorAm slalom race in Mont Ste Anne, Quebec.

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NorAm: Cody Marshall takes first at Sunday River

By Pete Rugh

U.S. Ski Teamer Cody Marshall topped the podium in the NorAm Super Series slalom race Saturday in Sunday River, Maine, with a two-run combined time of one minute, 43.03 seconds.

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Adelboden: "The Bar Exam of GS hills"

By Pete Rugh

It’s the meat of the World Cup season, which always includes an early January stop at the challenging Kuonisbärgli course in Adelboden, Switzerland. Typically an icy rollercoaster, this year Mother Nature made some changes to the intimidating pitch.     “This hill has every element,” said U.S. men’s tech coach Sasha Rearick. " … I call […]

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Adelboden: Berthod claims win in difficult conditions

By Pete Rugh

Adelboden lived up to the billing as the World Cup's toughest GS hill Saturday, Dec. 5, when 35 percent of the starting field failed to finish the first run. Marc Berthod claimed his second career win at the traditional stop when he closed from fourth after the first run. His only previous win had also […]

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Spindleruv Mlyn: Karbon gets fourth straight GS win

By Pete Rugh

SPINDLERUV MLYN, Czech Republic — Denise Karbon won her fourth consecutive World Cup giant slalom race this season on Saturday.    Julia Mancuso was the top finisher for the United States in eighth. In a solid day for the U.S. Ski Team, four more Americans finished in the top 30 as Lindsey Vonn (starting No. 32) […]

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NorAm: Yurkiw wins GS at Mont Ste. Anne

By Pete Rugh

Canada’s Larisa Yurkiw earned her third NorAm Cup victory of the season and fifth of her career Friday, topping the second and final giant slalom of the week in Mont Ste. Anne.

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NorAm: Canada's Barrett wins 2nd Sunday River GS

By Pete Rugh

Canada's Scott Barrett maintained his first-run lead and held off U.S. Ski Teamer Tim Jitloff to win the second and final NorAm Super Series giant slalom race of the week Friday at Sunday River, Maine.

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NorAm: Canada's Prefontaine rolls on home snow

By Pete Rugh

Canada’s Marie-Pier Préfontaine dominated the opening NorAm giant slalom Thursday in Mont Ste. Anne Quebec, winning by 1.3 seconds over American Leanne Smith.

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NorAm: Nickerson wins opening GS at Sunday River

By Pete Rugh

Warner Nickerson picked up the first win of this week’s four-event NorAm Super Series stop on Thursday at Sunday River, Maine, edging past U.S. Ski Teamer Jake Zamansky in the giant slalom.

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