Alpine

LAUREN'S LENS: Photos from Kitz

By Pete Rugh

U.S. Ski Teamer Lauren Ross took a break from competing to support the men's team at Kitzbuhel. Of course she took her camera. Click here to see the gallery …

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GS standings leader Karbon breaks bone in hand

By Pete Rugh

World Cup GS standings leader Denise Karbon of Italy fell in training Wednesday and broke a bone in her left hand.     Karbon won the opening four giant slalom races of the season and finished third in the fifth race Jan. 12 in Maribor, Slovenia. She currently lead the giant slalom standings by 141 points […]

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Europa Cup: Keely Kelleher places in top 10

By Pete Rugh

Keely Kelleher finished Wednesday's Europa Cup downhill at St. Moritz, Switzerland, in eighth place, which was the best for an American.     Nadja Kamer of Switzerland took first with a time of one minute, 37:41. Behind her were two Swiss teammates, Andrea Dettling and Lara Gut who finished second and third, respectively.     Leanne Smith […]

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Europa Cup: U.S. men post top 10s in Italy

By Pete Rugh

Two U.S. racers placed in the top 10 in Wednesday's Europa Cup downhill in Sarntal/Reinswald, Italy, but it was Canada's Patrick Wright who took the top step with a time of two minutes, 14.26. Italy's Stefan Thanei and Elmar Hofer placed second and third, respectively.      America's Bryon Friedman finished eighth and Chris Beckmann took […]

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MEN'S WORLD CUP ALPINE STANDINGS

By Pete Rugh

                                                  Standings through Feb. 9 Nation   All pts   DH pts   SL pts   GS pts   SG pts   K pts   MILLER Bode  USA    1 1,067 […]

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WOMEN'S WORLD CUP ALPINE STANDINGS

By Pete Rugh

                                                                                          Standings through Feb. 10 Nation   All pts   DH […]

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Schladming: Matt rips second run for night win

By Pete Rugh

A brilliant second run brought Austrian Mario Matt the win in the Schladming night slalom.    Second after the first run on a course that has cost him wins before, Matt claimed his tenth career win and second of the season, dusting Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Grange, a four tme winner this season, by .64 of a second.    […]

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Schladming: Moelgg leads after first run; Ligety, Cochran advance

By Pete Rugh

Manfred Moelgg of Italy led a men's World Cup night slalom after a first leg Tuesday staged in poor conditions.     The 25-year-old Moelgg had a near-flawless run to finish in 50.21 seconds on the Planai course, one of the steepest slalom slopes on the circuit, which was weakened due to continual rain since late […]

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Cortina: Riesch takes second super G

By Pete Rugh

German Maria Riesch won her first race in more than a year in the twice delayed super G at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, Monday by a slim .04 of a second margin over Austrian Elisabeth Goergl.     Renate Goetschl, the Cortina win record holder with 10, had her fourth podium of the season, and first here, […]

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NCAA: Dartmouth wins second straight carnival

By Pete Rugh

LAKE PLACID – Dartmouth women swept the top three spots in the 15 kilometer classic event Saturday, helping their team win it’s second straight carnival of the 2008 season.

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