Alpine

Lenzerheide notebook: Kirsten Clark to retire

By Pete Rugh

With World Cup Finals comes the R word. Retirement is likely to claim a number of tour veterans. Read more...

NorAm Finals: Kelley, Ludlow go 1-2 in women's GS

By Pete Rugh

Jessica Kelley and Libby Ludlow finished 1-2 on Friday in a snowy giant slalom at NorAm Finals as U.S. skiers filled eight of the top 10 places. Read more...

Chevrolet J3 R/C JOs: Coffey grabs GS win

By Pete Rugh

Skiing on her hometown hill, Joanna Coffey of the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club won the girls giant slalom of the Rocky/Central J3 Junior Olympics in commanding style Friday at Aspen Highlands.  Read more...

Lenzerheide: Svindal wins GS, zips past Raich in the hunt for crystal; Miller 3rd

By Pete Rugh

And then there was one. One race. One very large race.    The stage is set for a super Sunday at World Cup Finals after Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal won the season’s final giant slalom Saturday to snare Benjamin Raich’s World Cup discipline title and replace his rival atop the overall standings. American Bode Miller was […] Read more...

Lenzerheide: Hosp wins SL, overtakes Schild for overall standings lead; Mancuso 16th

By Pete Rugh

Austrian Nicole Hosp won the World Cup Finals slalom Saturday to wrest the overall standings lead from teammate Marlies Schild, who hiked twice in the second run and failed to score points.     American Julia Mancuso was 16th. Only the top 15 score points at World Cup Finals, meaning Mancuso’s battle for the overall is […] Read more...

Lenzerheide: Raich DNFs in GS 1st run; Svindal 2nd

By Pete Rugh

Italy’s Massimiliano Blardone edged Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal by .01 seconds in the first run of giant slalom Saturday at World Cup Finals, while World Cup points leader Benni Raich of Austria skied out. Read more...

Lenzerheide: Hosp, Schild 1-2 in slalom 1st run

By Pete Rugh

LENZERHEIDE, Switzerland — Austrians Nicole Hosp and Marlies Schild finished 1-2 in the first run of slalom Saturday at World Cup Finals while Julia Mancuso, battling for the World Cup overall title, was 19th, giving her an excellent start spot for the second run. Resi Stiegler was 12th and Kaylin Richardson did not finish her […] Read more...

Chevrolet JOs: Kroneberger, Chevalier win SG

By Pete Rugh

ASPEN, Colorado – The sun was in full force again in Aspen for the fourth day of the Rocky/Central J3 Junior Olympics. But that wasn't slowing down Team Winter Park's, Tracie Kroneberger who won the women's Super G by over a second and a half over Joanna Coffey, Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club. Finishing […] Read more...

Lenzerheide: Raich, Schild eye the big prize

By Pete Rugh

Benjamin Raich and Marlies Schild are romantically involved off the slopes. This weekend, the Austrian skiers could be celebrating together on the podium as overall World Cup champions. Read more...

NorAm Finals: Duke leads U.S. top-four SL sweep

By Pete Rugh

Hailey Duke won the final NorAm Cup women's slalom Thursday, edging slalom champion Kiley Staples  by four-hundredths of a second, and led a U.S. women's sweep of the top four places at NorAm Finals at Panorama Mountain Village. Read more...