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Beaver Creek: Swiss Albrecht wins again; Ligety 4th

By Pete Rugh

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Somebody woke up the Swiss. Daniel Albrecht collected his second World Cup win in three days, and the fourth win for the Swiss this season, with a scintillating come from behind win in the Birds of Prey giant slalom. Having collected his first career win in the combined here Nov. 29, […] Read more...

Lake Louise: Swiss Schild tops SG for first win

By Pete Rugh

Switzerland’s resurgence as an alpine powerhouse continued Sunday as Martina Schild bested the field to capture the opening women’s World Cup super G in Lake Louise. It was her first win on the World Cup circuit.       Second place went to Germany’s Maria Riesch who has seen success in Lake Louise, winning one of […] Read more...

Cuche holds early lead in Beaver Creek GS

By Pete Rugh

Swiss Didier Cuche put down a spectacular first run in the men's GS at Beaver Creek Sunday (Dec. 2) to take the early lead, narrowly ahead of Italian Massimiliano Blardone, a two time runner-up in the GS standings. Austrian Benjamin Raich sat in a tie for third with Italian Manfred Moelgg, more than half a […] Read more...

Knee surgeries KO Fisher, Littman for season

By Pete Rugh

Defending NorAm downhill and super G champion Erik Fisher and Julia Littman, the 2006 NorAm DH champion, will miss the rest of the season because of injury, U.S. Medical Director Richard Quincy said. Read more...

Winter Park: Riesch wins tight NorAm slalom

By Pete Rugh

Germany’s Susanne Riesch won a NorAm slalom Saturday at Winter Park, edging Veronika Zuzulova of Slovakia by .04 seconds. Read more...

Lake Louise: Vonn rips through field for DH win

By Pete Rugh

The name on the deed has changed, but the owner of the Lake Louise downhill track hasn't.  Lindsey Kildow — now Lindsey Vonn — overpowered the field Saturday (Dec. 1) for her fourth win in four years at Lake Louise. She had to best the "Speed Queen" Renate Goetschl to claim the first downhill win […] Read more...

PHOTO GALLERY: FACES AROUND TOWN AT BOP

By Pete Rugh

Photographer Barrie Fisher was all over Beaver Creek Village on downhill day. Click here to see a gallery of images. Read more...

Beaver Creek: Super G postponed until Monday

By Pete Rugh

Saturday’s World Cup men’s super G at Beaver Creek has been postponed due to weather conditions and in the interest of competitor safety.    The super G is now scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. The giant slalom will be staged as scheduled on Sunday, with the first run set for 9:45 a.m. Read more...

Podium Profile: Walchhofer's win big for Austrians

By Pete Rugh

The Austrian men got a pick-me-up here as Michael Walchhofer stormed to first place in the downhill — the Austrian’s first win of the season. Read more...

Winter Park: Zettel collects NorAm slalom win

By Pete Rugh

Austrian World Cupper Kathrin Zettel remained red-hot on the NorAm circuit, winning her second race of the week Friday, a slalom at Colorado’s Winter Park. Read more...