Alpine

Kitzb├╝hel: Cuche wins first training run

By Pete Rugh

Didier Cuche claimed the first timed training for the famed Hahnenkamm Downhill, set for Kitzbuehel, Austria Saturday, Jan. 19.     The Swiss veteran, currently leading the downhill standings by a single point, decimated the field, topping Austria's two-time downhill winner Michael Walchhofer by more than a second.     Didier Defago of Switzerland was third, Christoph […] Read more...

NCAA: Dartmouth wins Bates Carnival

By Pete Rugh

A win by Middlebury senior Alec Tarberry in Sunday’s giant slalom event wasn’t enough to pull his team ahead of Dartmouth in the overall team standings in the last day of competition at the 2008 Bates College carnival. Read more...

NCAA: Utah wins first meet in nearly five years

By Pete Rugh

The University of Utah finished first in the team standings for the first time in nearly five years in topping its home invitational Saturday. The Utes finished with 585.5 points, well ahead of second-place Denver, which finished with 550. Colorado finished third with 543 points. Read more...

Wengen: Miller matches Mahre win mark

By Pete Rugh

Dust off that record book. Bode Miller has won the Lauberhorn downhill in no uncertain fashion and caught Phil Mahre's 25 year old U.S. win record with his 27th win.     Miller scorched the longest downhill on the World Cup circuit overpowering the field. Only Swiss veteran Didier Cuche, in his ninth official World Cup […] Read more...

Maribor: Hosp keeps overall lead with slalom win

By Pete Rugh

Overall points leader Nicole Hosp charged to her fourth podium and second win of the season on Sunday in the slalom race in Maribor, Slovenia.     The 24-year-old Austrian carved down the Radvanje course in poor weather conditions with a two-run combined time of one minute, 40.55 seconds, nearly half a second ahead of Slovakia’s […] Read more...

WENGEN SLALOM PHOTO GALLERY

By Pete Rugh

Photographer Lincoln Benedict was in snowy Wengen for Saturday's slalom. Click here for a link to view some of his images from race day. Read more...

Maribor: Goergl bests Karbon for for GS victory

By Pete Rugh

MARIBOR, Slovenia — Austria’s Elisabeth Goergl earned the first win of her World Cup career Saturday and ended Denise Karbon’s stranglehold on the GS circuit so far this season.     The 26-year-old Goergl led Italy’s Manuela Moelgg by 0.40 seconds after the first run down a soft Mariborski course that gave many of the race […] Read more...

NCAA: DU's Cole breaks leg at Utah Invitational

By Pete Rugh

The University of Denver’s John Buchar won the men’s giant slalom and Rene Reisshauer captured the men’s 20K classical at the University of Utah Invitational on Friday afternoon. Read more...

Wengen: Grange adds slalom win, Ligety third

By Pete Rugh

A little confidence can do wonders. Jean-Baptiste Grange, bolstered by his early season successes and a combined win here yesterday, smoked the field of the 78th Lauberhorn for a World Cup slalom win at Wengen.     Last season's sensation Jens Byggmark came in second while American Ted Ligety put in the fastest second run of […] Read more...

Europa Cup: Christoph Noesig wins in home country

By Pete Rugh

Austria's Christoph Noesig placed first in the Europa Cup giant slalom in Hinterstoder, Austria, on Friday with a two-run combined time of 2 minutes, 39.16.      Germany's Fritz Dopfer and Finland's Marcus Sandell got second and third, respectively. Two Americans finished in the top 10. Tim Jitloff placed seventh and Jake Zamansky took 10th. The […] Read more...