Alpine

Alpine nationals: Transue wins FIS DH

By Pete Rugh

Jeremy Transue hasn’t won a big downhill before, though he had come close before. He was second in a FIS race at Sugarloaf, Maine, almost exactly a month ago. Thursday, at Alyeska, he got the win in the FIS downhill that traditionally precedes the U.S. national title races.     "I am a little surprised," said […]

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Masters Moments: U.S. stars shine at worlds

By Pete Rugh

Thirteen masters from the United States took a crack at the best masters in the world at Abetone, Italy. The Masters World Championships featured a title super G, GS and slalom and an additional FIS Masters World Cup GS.

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Alpine nationals: Sullivan, Cook top 2nd training run

By Pete Rugh

Marco Sullivan on Wednesday led the final men's downhill training run before racing gets under way Thursday at the U.S. Alpine Championships at Alyeska Resort near Girdwood, Alaska. Stacey Cook paced the field in the women's training win.

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Canadian nationals: Rubens, Guay soar to DH wins

By Pete Rugh

Shona Rubens capped of sensational week of racing by winning the women’s downhill at the Pontiac GMC Canadian Championships on Tuesday in Whistler, B.C. Erik Guay, meanwhile, held off a challenge from 2005 national downhill champion John Kucera to win the men’s title.

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Alpine nationals: Brandenburg, Ludlow lead training

By Pete Rugh

Will Brandenburg led men’s downhill training Tuesday on the Bowl/Gelenda Trail, site of the Nature Valley 2007 U.S. Alpine Championships.

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Alpine nationals: Clark won't compete at Alyeska

By Pete Rugh

Three-time Olympian Kirsten Clark said Monday that she won’t be skiing in the U.S. Alpine Championships later this week.

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Rocky J5 Finale: Warm temps, hotter skiing

By Pete Rugh

On March 17-18,  the Rocky division J5 Finale was held at Sunlight Mountain Resort outside Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Unlike Junior Olympics, racers do not have to qualify for the Finale, but it still attracts many of the most talented skiers in the region.

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Canadian nationals: Rubens wins second gold

By Pete Rugh

Shona Rubens and Jeff Frisch earned the super G titles on Sunday at the Pontiac GMC Canadian Championships.

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Chevrolet J3 West: Christianson, Fitzpatrick tops

By Pete Rugh

Kieffer Christianson used identical 51.51 second runs to win the boys J3 giant slalom, while Katie Fitzpatrick powered to a convincing victory in the girls J3 slalom to highlight the third day of competition at the 2007 Western Region J3 Junior Olympics at Mammoth Mountain.

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Canadian nationals: Guay gains GS crown

By Pete Rugh

rik Guay earned the first national giant slalom title of his career on a soggy Saturday in Whistler, B.C.., at the Pontiac GMC Canadian Championships.

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