Alpine

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 […] Read more...

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 […] Read more...

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 […] Read more...

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 […] Read more...

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.  Read more...

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 […] Read more...

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. Read more...

Are: Imboden wins GS qualifying race

By Pete Rugh

ARE, Sweden — Swiss-born Urs Imboden, now racing for Moldova, won the first-ever World Championships qualifying race Monday for the men’s giant slalom event, topping a field of 100 competitors vying for 25 open spots for Wednesday’s event. Read more...

NCAA: Dartmouth edges UVM, Middlebury 3rd

By Pete Rugh

The Dartmouth Ski Team narrowly edged host University of Vermont by three points Saturday to win the University of Vermont Winter Carnival. With top-five finishes in all four events contested, Dartmouth led the pack with 634 points. The University of Vermont placed second overall with 631 points and Middlebury College took third place with 596 […] Read more...

Kitzb├╝hel: Von Hohenlohe breaks leg, out for worlds

By Pete Rugh

Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe of Mexico broke his leg Sunday in a men's World Cup slalom. Read more...