Alpine

Europa Cup: Megan McJames posts a top 10

By Pete Rugh

The U.S. women's Europa Cup team is back in Europe after a mid-season break and posting results. Megan McJames lead the U.S. team with a 10th place finish in Monday's giant slalom in Soldeu, Andorra, where Switzerland's up-and-comer Lara Gut won with a time of two minutes, 23.56. Read more...

Liberec NC: Winds cancel another competition

By Pete Rugh

For the second time in three days, a nordic combined World Cup sprint was canceled Sunday because of gusting, strong winds at the 2009 FIS Nordic World Championships venue. If the events are not rescheduled, six combined competitions remain with Bill Demong second in the overall points behind German Ronny Ackermann. Read more...

Zagreb: Matt turns back Kostelic for victory

By Pete Rugh

Mario Matt won a men's World Cup slalom Sunday, spoiling the home party of Ivica Kostelic.        Kostelic learned to ski on the slope and had been hoping to win the first men's World Cup slalom to be held in the Croatian capital.     But the two-time World Champion Matt protected his lead from the […] Read more...

Zamansky, Wilson win as NDS Invitational ends

By Pete Rugh

The NDS Invitational came to a close today at Park City Mountain Resort with a set of slaloms won by Jake Zamansky and Ryan Wilson. Read more...

Nordic depth propels Dartmouth to lead at Williams

By Pete Rugh

Dartmouth took the first-day Friday at the Williams College carnival, thanks in part to another win by its women’s nordic team, two top-five finishers in the women’s GS and three top-10 finishers in the men’s 10 kilometer freestyle race.       Heading into Saturday's slalom and classical nordic races, Dartmouth leads the pack with 309 […] Read more...

Europa Cup: Ted Ligety 2nd in slalom

By Pete Rugh

With a World Cup slalom coming up this weekend in Zagreb. Croatia, some of the U.S. World Cuppers are getting some practice in over in Europe. America's Ted Ligety placed second in today's Europa Cup slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Bode Miller took ninth, Tim Kelley 11th and Cody Marshall 14th. Read more...

Zagreb: Poutiainen takes Snow Queen Trophy

By Pete Rugh

The queen is dead — long live the queen. Finnish skier Tanja Poutiainen ripped a strong second run Friday evening to claim Zagreb's Snow Queen trophy taking the World Cup slalom by a half a second over Marlies Schild.     Schild, the first-run leader, skied too conservatively in the second heat after watching the racer […] Read more...

Zagreb: Schild leads SL after first run

By Pete Rugh

Austria’s Marlies Schild took the first step toward defending her Snow Queen title in the World Cup slalom at Zagreb-Slijeme on Friday afternoon in  Croatia, taking the first-run lead over teammate Nicole Hosp and Tanja Poutiainen.     Schild, who trails Hosp by five points in the slalom standings, clocked 54.74 seconds on the 66-gate Crvini […] Read more...

Zamansky edges Schlopy in NDS Invite GS

By Pete Rugh

PARK CITY, Utah — Jake Zamansky powered to the win Thursday in a giant slalom at the NDS Invitational, edging fellow U.S. national team member Erik Schlopy and Wednesday’s GS winner, Kevin Francis. Read more...

Masters Moments: New England race roundup

By Pete Rugh

A busy week of travel and racing for western racers as Western Regionals were held at Winter Park. Intermountain heads to Soldier Mountain for the Ken Corrock Downhills, as part of the Molecule F National Speed series, then go on to Snow King, Wyoming, for a joint race with the Northern Division, the Cowboy Classic. Read more...