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Men's World Cup overall leaders

By Pete Rugh

FIS men's World Cup overall standings leaders

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World juniors: Beat goes on with super G gold

By Pete Rugh

Switzerland’s Beat Feuz punctuated a tremendous week at the FIS 2007 World Junior Ski Championships, winning his fourth medal of the event by taking gold Sunday in the super G.

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Zwiesel: Schild back on top after clutch SL win

By Pete Rugh

Marlies Schild of Austria won a women’s slalom World Cup race Sunday to pull ahead in the overall standings. Julia Mancuso of the United States, who was second overall going into the race, finished 24th in her weakest discipline.     Schild, who has already won the slalom season title, clocked 1 minute, 36.67 seconds for […]

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Kvitfjell: Grugger wins, Miller holds SG lead

By Pete Rugh

Hans Grugger of Austria won a World Cup super G race at Kvitfjell on Sunday while discipline leader Bode Miller was seventh and held on to the super G standings lead.     Grugger, starting fifth, raced down the 2,574-meter Olympiabakken in 1 minute, 29.57 seconds to claim his fourth career World Cup victory.    “I wasn’t […]

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Chevrolet Eastern J3s: Bruce, Shiffrin soar

By Pete Rugh

USSA held the first Eastern J3 Junior Olympics event Saturday at Stratton, Vermont, a slalom hosted by SMS (Stratton Mountain School and Stratton Mountain). It was a fantastic slalom event with four great course sets. Mother Nature threatened, but held off until just after the races had finished.

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Dartmouth stuns West, wins NCAA championship

By Pete Rugh

With a final push from its alpine squad, Dartmouth College claimed its first NCAA skiing championship in more than 30 years Saturday at the Attitash ski area in Bartlett, New Hampshire.    Not only had Dartmouth not won in recent memory, but also the East hadn't managed to wrestle the team title away from a block […]

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Chevrolet J2s: Maple, Ackerman win DH

By Pete Rugh

Aspen's Wiley Maple grabbed his second medal of the J2 Junior Olympics Friday fighting tough visibility and a wet falling snow as race officials moved up the Downhills to avoid worsening weather. Maple was followed across the finish by Breckenridge skier Taylor Vest-Burton with Colby Granstrom in third.

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Kvitfjell: Cuche wins DH, claims crystal globe

By Pete Rugh

Didier Cuche of Switzerland won the next-to-last World Cup downhill of the season on Saturday to clinch his first discipline title in the event.     Cuche raced down the 3,035-meter Olympiabakken course in 1 minute, 28.51 seconds, edging Canada’s Erik Guay by 0.06 of a second. It was Cuche’s first downhill win of the season.

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Zwiesel: Poutiainen, Hosp overtake Mancuso in GS

By Pete Rugh

American Julia Mancuso, seeking to become the first U.S. woman since Tamara McKinney in 1983 to win the World Cup overall, lost her race lead late in the second run of a World Cup giant slalom Saturday, settling for fifth.     Finland's Tanja Poutiainen scorched the second run and took the victory, with Austria's Nicole […]

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World juniors: Slovenia's Skube golden in slalom

By Pete Rugh

Slovenia’s Matic Skube captured the gold medal in the men’s slalom at the 2007 FIS World Junior Championships, with Austria’s Marcel Hirscher taking silver to add to his GS gold and Switzerland’s Beat Feuz nabbing bronze to add to his downhill gold.

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