Alpine

Masters Moments: George, Beckedorff secure Sise

By Pete Rugh

If you’ve been around ski racing long enough, you know that if you want it to snow, just schedule a speed event. A rare opportunity in New England to ski super G was once again only a pipedream as close to a foot of snow fell on Sugarbush on March 2. Some skiers used the […]

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Kvitfjell: Raich wins SC; Svindal nabs crystal

By Pete Rugh

Benjamin Raich won a super combi race Friday to increase his overall World Cup lead, while Aksel Lund Svindal clinched the season title in the discipline. Raich, the defending overall champion from Austria, won the event after a brilliant slalom race in 2 minutes, 21.22 seconds to boost his overall lead over Svindal. Raich has […]

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World juniors: SG to Schmidhofer, GS to Hirscher

By Pete Rugh

In a repeat of the giant slalom result the previous day, Austria's Nicole Schmidhofer added the super G crown to her World Junior Championships medal haul Friday, with Tina Weirather in second and Eva-Maria Brem in third, an exact medal match up of the GS.

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USCSA nationals: Cronk wins men's GS

By Pete Rugh

With USCSA nationals finishing the second day of events, fans are excited, athletes are enthusiastic and teams are throwing it down, more competitively than ever, to get their chance at the title.

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NCAA: DU's Cole wins men's giant slalom

By Pete Rugh

Adam Cole gave Denver its first NCAA giant slalom national title since 1994 on Thursday, winning the men’s race at Attitash, New Hampshire to lead two Pioneers in the top three.

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NCAA: Western State racer wins women's GS

By Pete Rugh

Western State sophomore Sarah Schaedler clocked the fastest time in the first run and held up under the pressure during the second to ski away with the giant slalom national title on Thursday at the NCAA Championships.

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Chevrolet J2s: Ford adds to medals with SL gold

By Pete Rugh

After failing to capitalize on her first-run lead in giant slalom one day earlier, East skier Julia Ford proved resilient on Thursday, seizing gold in the slalom at the Chevrolet J2 Junior Olympics.

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Zwiesel: Birthday girl Mancuso targets podium

By Pete Rugh

The four contenders battling for supremacy in the overall World Cup standings all celebrated an important victory in the last races held in recent weeks in Sierra Nevada, Spain, and Tarvisio, Italy.     Marlies Schild, who captured the slalom title two weeks ago on Spanish snow with her sixth triumph in the specialty this winter, […]

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Kvitfjell: Hoffman fastest in DH training

By Pete Rugh

Switzerland’s Ambrosi Hoffmann clocked the fastest time in the training run Thursday morning on the Olympic course in Kvitfjell, near Lillehammer, where the last men’s World Cup races prior to the Finals at Lenzerheide are scheduled from Friday to Sunday.

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World juniors: Austria's Schmidhofer wins GS

By Pete Rugh

Austrian Nicole Schmidhofer collected her second medal of the World Junior Championships in two races by winning the GS gold Thursday to accompany her bronze from downhill the previous day. Still, she takes a back seat to Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather. The young downhill winner took silver in the GS. Another Austrian, Eva-Marie Brem, earned the […]

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