Alpine

Preview: Saslong and St Moritz on tap

By Pete Rugh

There are plenty of reasons why the Val Gardena stop is among of the most popular among spectators. For one, it is relatively close to the southern Tyrol and Austria's fan base, as well as the fanatical fans in Slovenia, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. It is in the Dolomites, a set of mountains widely regarded among […] Read more...

Panorama NorAms: Marshall takes 2nd in super combi

By Pete Rugh

PANORAMA, B.C. — Canada’s Larisa Yurkiw topped a women’s NorAm super combined event Wednesday, winning the morning super G run over American Chelsea Marshall and expanding her lead in the afternoon slalom run. Read more...

Panorama NorAms: Transue, Smith win Tuesday

By Pete Rugh

PANORAMA, B.C. — U.S. alpine skiers produced two NorAm victories Tuesday and added two other podium results at Panorama resort. Jeremy Transue scored his second NorAm win in a week while defending NorAm overall and super G champ Leanne Smith won a women's super G. Read more...

Tour talk with Norway’s Loeseth sisters

By Pete Rugh

There are a number of brother-sister duos competing on the World Cup, but there are only a couple sisters competing at the highest level and those include Norway’s Loeseth sisters. Read more...

LAUREN'S LENS: Photos from Canada

By Pete Rugh

U.S. Ski Teamer Lauren Ross is always carrying around her camera. While heading to Panorama, B.C., to compete in the World Cup races, she made sure to take a few lifestyle shots of her sometimes bored, but always crazy and colorful team. Click here to view the gallery.  Read more...

U.S. DISABLED TEAM RACER BIOGRAPHIES

By Pete Rugh

The 2007-08 U.S. Disabled Ski Team competitor biographies Read more...

Panorama NorAm: Francis, Hammer post wins

By Pete Rugh

PANORAMA, B.C. — Kevin Francis won a super G and Max Hammer took a super combined race Monday as NorAm Cup racing resumed in the Canadian Rockies. U.S. men took four of the top five places in the SG and swept the combined podium at Panorama resort. Read more...

Q&A with Benni Raich after his 30th career WC win

By Pete Rugh

Eight years and a few months after winning his first World Cup race in the spectacular “Night Race” in Schladming, Benjamin Raich celebrated his 30th win Sunday in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, where he won the slalom race ahead of Sweden’s Jens Byggmark and Italy’s Manfred Moelgg.    The 29-year-old Tyrolian from Pitztal was pleased by his […] Read more...

Podium Profile: Tanja Poutiainen getting closer

By Pete Rugh

Aspen Mountain’s World Cup course must have been made for Finland’s Tanja Poutiainen. She’s had four World Cup podiums here, and she added one more with a second place in Sunday’s slalom. Read more...

Aspen: Hosp blows away field for slalom win

By Pete Rugh

ASPEN, Colo. — Austria’s Nicole Hosp laid down a sizzling second run, surviving ever-diminishing light and a rutted-out course to win the World Cup women’s slalom event Sunday as the Aspen Winternational came to a close.     Hosp, second to Finland’s Tanja Poutiainen after the first run but only a miniscule 0.03 seconds back, attacked […] Read more...