Alpine

Europa Cup: Jessica Kelley takes two top 15s

By Pete Rugh

Jessica Kelley was the sole representative of the U.S. early this week as she placed seventh and 12th in the Europa Cup giant slaloms in Abetone, Italy. Many of the U.S. B teamers are back in America for a midseason break. Read more...

Garmisch win would help lock up SL title for Grange

By Pete Rugh

Garmisch has been a regular stop on the World Cup circuit since the halcyon days of the early ’70’s when Roland Collombin disregarded personal safety to win three consecutive downhills there. It has been primarily regarded as a downhill stop and was one of the first sites to truly embrace super G, having hosted 21 […] Read more...

Sestriere: Aufdenblatten wins first training run

By Pete Rugh

Swiss Fraenzi Aufdenblatten claimed the first training run ahead of a women's World Cup downhill set at Sestriere, Italy Saturday. Aufdenblatten registered a margin of more than second over the Kandahar Banchetta course.    Italian Johanna Schnarf ripped from the 42nd start position to take second with another Swiss, Sylvaine Berthod in third.    Swede Anja Paerson […] Read more...

Kvitfjell to hold makeup WC downhill on Feb. 29

By Pete Rugh

Last week's canceled men's World Cup downhill race has been rescheduled for Feb. 29 in Kvitfjell, Norway. Read more...

Palander to miss rest of season with leg fracture

By Pete Rugh

Finland’s Kalle Palander will undergo surgery Monday in Helsinki, Finland, and will be out of contention for the coming two months, said Kalle Soederholm, one of his managers. Read more...

NCAA: Colorado, Utah neck-in-neck at WS Invite

By Pete Rugh

Colorado senior Maria Grevsgaard made history Saturday, and the Buffaloes needed her performance to hang on to the lead in the Western State Invitational. Read more...

Val d'Isere: Miller snags fifth win of season

By Pete Rugh

Bode Miller picked up his 30th win and his fifth World Cup title by taking the super combined at Val d'Isere Sunday.     Miller followed the successful game plan from Chamonix and Kitzbuehel, putting a huge lead on the field in the downhill and then skiing a solid, low risk slalom run. He came home […] Read more...

St. Moritz: Brydon gets first win in super G

By Pete Rugh

Emily Brydon got her first World Cup win in the super G at St. Moritz Sunday. She recorded a masterful run down the same Corviglia track where she had her first World Cup podium seven seasons ago and where she had her first podium this season back in December.     Brydon put up a 0.25 […] Read more...

NCAA: Middlebury rallies to win UVM carnival

By Pete Rugh

Solid performances by Middlebury skiers, including a win in the women’s slalom race, were enough to oust the University of Vermont from the lead in its home carnival and give Middlebury its first win of the season. Read more...

St Moritz: Maze upsets Holaus for DH win

By Pete Rugh

In improving conditions Slovene Tina Maze, skiing from the bottom of the start list for the women's World Cup downhill at St. Moritz, collected her first Cup win since the beginning of the 2006 season, and cut off Maria Holaus from the win Saturday.     The podium was packed with newcomers. It was the first […] Read more...