Alpine

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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USCSA nationals: Lozar wins women's GS

By Pete Rugh

Lea Lozar of Sierra Nevada College dominated the women’s giant slalom on Wednesday as the USCSA nationals kicked off at Winter Park, Colorado.

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Kvitfjell: Weather scraps men's DH training run

By Pete Rugh

A men’s World Cup downhill training run was canceled Wednesday due to heavy snowfall.

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New youth committee begins ambitious agenda

By Pete Rugh

On the eve of the group’s first official meeting, International Alpine Youth and Children’s Committee Chairman Ken Read said he was hopeful the organization would be able to impact the sport.

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World juniors: Weirather wins gold in women's DH

By Pete Rugh

Tina Weirather from Liechtenstein took her second World Junior Alpine Championships title on Wednesday in the women’s downhill, again held in excellent conditions. Weirather skied the downhill course just seven hundredths ahead of 15-year-old Swiss skier Lara Gut, a much-heralded junior talent. Nicole Schmidhofer of Austria claimed the bronze medal. The fastest skier in training, […]

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Chevrolet J2s: Leggett, Kemp pick up GS wins

By Pete Rugh

Kristin Leggett and Julia Ford finished 1-2 to lead a powerful showing by Eastern division girls in the giant slalom at the 2007 Chevrolet J2 Junior Olympics on Tuesday at the Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort in Bend, Oregon.

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