Alpine

NCAA: Sinnott, Dartmouth roll to perfect season

By Pete Rugh

The Big Green of Dartmouth completed an unbeaten season on the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association carnival circuit Saturday, capturing the EISA Championship at the Middlebury Winter Carnival.

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Sierra Nevada: Kirchgasser wins; Mancuso 6th

By Pete Rugh

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain — Michaela Kirchgasser of Austria won a highly technical World Cup giant slalom Saturday.     Kirchgasser had been third in the first run on the steep Fuente del Tesoro course.     Nicole Hosp, the Austrian who won the giant slalom at the worlds 11 days ago and leads the World Cup GS […]

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Sierra Nevada: Poutiainen leads after first run

By Pete Rugh

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain — Tanja Poutiainen of Finland led the first run of a highly technical World Cup giant slalom Saturday.     Poutiainen skied the steep Fuente del Tesoro course in 1 minute, 7.03 seconds.

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Garmisch: Guay tops DH for first World Cup win

By Pete Rugh

Erik Guay of Canada won Saturday's downhill for his first World Cup victory.     Guay clocked 1 minute, 56.80 seconds on the 3,455-meter Kandahar course to beat Friday's winner, Andrej Jerman of Slovenia, by half a second and become Canada's first World Cup downhill winner since Cary Mullen in 1994.    ''I am really excited. This […]

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Sierra Nevada: Mancuso, Austrian trio square off

By Pete Rugh

Super combined world silver medalist Julia Mancuso faces a tough challenge in the last month of World Cup racing as she battles for her first overall World Cup win against three of Austria’s best.     Renate Goetschl — the overall winner in March 2000 who earned this season’s super G World Cup title this week […]

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Kildow's injury hands Goetschl SG title

By Pete Rugh

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain — Renate Goetschl clinched the women's World Cup super G title when Lindsey Kildow decided to end her season early because of a knee injury. The Austrian skier learned Friday that she had won her third super-G championship. Kildow's withdrawal from the rest of the season was announced late Thursday by the […]

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Garmisch: Jerman gives Slovenia first WC DH win

By Pete Rugh

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany — Andrej Jerman gave Slovenia its first World Cup downhill win Friday, mastering a difficult course in tough conditions.     Jerman covered the 3,455-meter long Kandahar course in 1 minute, 56.82 seconds to beat Hans Grugger of Austria by 0.22 of a second. Erik Guay of Canada was third in 1:57.26.    Steven Nyman […]

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Masters Moments: Nyquist rules Snow King

By Pete Rugh

Intermountain/Northern Masters The weekend of GS/GS at Snow King Feb. 17-18 was a joint event between Intermountain and Northern Masters. The fields were small, but great competition. 

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Injured Kildow to miss rest of season

By Pete Rugh

Lindsey Kildow, who earned two silver medals at the recent FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Sweden before injuring her right knee, has decided to skip the rest of the season rather than risk more serious injury, she said Thursday night. Without Kildow in the picture, Renate Goetschl has won the World Cup super G […]

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Garmisch: Frenchmen pace men's DH training

By Pete Rugh

Two Frenchmen led training Thursday for a pair of World Cup men's downhills as the tour resumes following the break for World Championships.

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