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NCAA: Montana State hosts West Regional

By Pete Rugh

Denver’s Seppi Stiegler and Katie Lyons of Nevada won GS races Thursday at Big Sky, in essence makeup Western Qualifier races that replaced a pair of cancelled GS events earlier this season at the Western State Invite. Read more...

U.S. women praise technical aspects of DH track

By Pete Rugh

By all accounts the women’s new downhill course at Whistler is a beauty.     “It is definitely the most difficult technically that I’ve faced,” says the U.S. Ski Team’s Stacey Cook. “But it’s still a downhill. The only thing missing is a big long flat… and I don’t think that bums too many people out.” […] Read more...

Europa Cup: Nickerson just misses top 10

By Pete Rugh

Warner Nickerson lead the U.S. team for the second consecutive day at Thursday's Europa Cup giant slalom in Madesimo, Italy. He placed 11th. His closest teammate was Will Brandenburg who finished in 29th. Read more...

Whistler: Gruber claims super-G win

By Pete Rugh

Austrian Christoph Gruber got his fifth career World Cup win — and first in more than a year — as the test events for the 2010 Olympics got under way with a sun-baked super G.     With an error-free run Gruber edged teammate Hannes Reichelt for his first win of the season by a scant […] Read more...

Vonn says Whistler DH track full of challenges

By Pete Rugh

As Lindsey Vonn  tries to clinch the downhill World Cup title this weekend, and take the outright overall points lead, she figures to have a good comfort level with the challenging terrain. After all, she won at Whistler in 1997 while competing in the Whistler Cup series for skiers 11-12 years old. Read more...

Rocky/Central J4 Junior Olympics schedule

By Pete Rugh

2008 USSA Rocky/Central J4 Junior OlympicsWinter Park Resort, ColoradoVisit the Junior Olympic Web site atwww.skiwinterpark.com/competition/j4jos.htmLive timing on the web! Click here for a story on Friday's GS races Click here for story/results on Thursday's super G races Click here for a detailed daily event schedule RACE DATES/TRAILS March 18 SG Training ($15) Meadows/HughesMarch 19 SG […] Read more...

2008 J2 National Junior Olympics

By Pete Rugh

Click here for a story on Tuesday's slaloms Click here for a story on Monday's women's GS Click here for the story on Sunday's men's GS Click here for a story on Saturday's super G races Click here for Friday's men's downhill story Click here for Friday's women's downhill story Click here for Thursday's men's […] Read more...

Alpine Rocky/Central J3 Junior Olympics schedule

By Pete Rugh

2008 USSA ROCKY/CENTRAL J3JUNIOR OLYMPICSPRESENTED BY NATURE VALLEY, TECNICA& MARKER/VOLKL Click here for a story on Saturday's slalom races Click here for a story on Friday's men's GS Click here for a story on Thursday's women's GS Click here for a story from Wednesday's super G races Click here for story and results from Tuesday's […] Read more...

USSA Junior Olympic Program Eligibility

By Pete Rugh

USSA JUNIOR OLYMPIC PROGRAMUSSA, in cooperation with the regions and sites, has organized the Junior Olympic or junior national program into a highly competitive junior championship event in all of our USSA snow sports.    The Alpine Junior Olympic Program will include six events providing a championship incentive for junior athletes from 11-19 years of age. […] Read more...

Alpine Eastern J3 Olympics Schedule

By Pete Rugh

Alpine Eastern J3 Olympics Schedule2008 USSA Alpine Junior Olympics Waterville Valley, NH March 9-12, 2008 — Click here to read a story on Tuesday's GS races — Click here to read a story on Sunday's slalom races — Click here to read the event preview article To all, I would like you to know what […] Read more...