Alpine

NCAA: Hammond's GS win sparks Dartmouth

By Pete Rugh

Dartmouth skiers shined Friday on home courses and have taken the lead after the first day of racing at the Dartmouth Carnival.  Read more...

NCAA: Grevsgaard, Hartman boost Buffs to lead

By Pete Rugh

A strong overall Nordic performance and two individual wins paced the University of Colorado ski team to the lead Friday at the midway point of the New Mexico Invitational at Taos, N.M. Read more...

Garmisch: Austria's Herbst earns second WC win

By Pete Rugh

Reinfried Herbst put together the fastest times in both runs to win a men's World Cup slalom on Saturday.    His win saved the day for the Austrians, who did not have another skier in the top 10.     The Austrian beat Manfred Moelgg of Italy by 0.65 seconds on a sun-drenched Gudiberg course. Ivica Kostelic […] Read more...

Sestriere: Vonn wins her fifth, takes overall lead

By Pete Rugh

Lindsey Vonn won her fifth race of the season, and fourth downhill matching a U.S. record, at Sestriere, Italy Saturday.     Vonn outclassed the field winning by more than a half second over Canadian Kelley VanderBeek. Italian Nadia Fanchini got third while Renate Goetsch and Nadia Styger tied for fourth     It is Vonn's ninth […] Read more...

Canadian Nat'ls: Yurkiw wins downhill

By Pete Rugh

Larisa Yurkiw continued to build on the momentum of a very successful season to date, winning Friday's Pontiac GMC Canadian Championships Women's downhill race in dominant fashion to capture the first national title of her career.     The 19-year-old alumni of the Georgian Peaks Ski Club finished today in a time of one minute 29.18 seconds […] Read more...

U.S. names World Junior Team

By Pete Rugh

PARK CITY, Utah (Feb. 8) – Fourteen athletes were named Friday to compete Feb. 23-March 1 in the 2008 FIS Alpine Junior World Championships in Spain, the U.S. Ski Team announced. Junior Worlds gives developing skiers a chance to measure themselves against their age group internationally and is a vital tool in gauging how they […] Read more...

Jeremy Transue out for season with ACL tear

By Pete Rugh

Jeremy Transue of the U.S. is out for the season with an ACL tear that he sustained in France while racing in the Europa Cup downhill on Jan. 29 Read more...

Sestriere: Vonn wins final training run

By Pete Rugh

Lindsey Vonn took the final training run for the World Cup downhill Saturday at Sestriere, Italy. Vonn clocked in at 1 minute 39.66 seconds over a course getting tougher by the day to finish .23 of a second ahead of Martina Schild of Switzerland. Renate Goetschl, the last woman to win on the course during […] Read more...

Masters Moments: Super Bowl weekend wrap

By Pete Rugh

Jim Roberts reports that Rocky Mountain racers are amped up after their series of speed events peaked at Keystone with two downhills. Rocky Mountain will host the Western Regionals at Winter Park this weekend Feb 7-10.  Sadly, according to Deb Lewis, the Far West division had to cancel their third weekend of racing, a pair […] Read more...

Palander expects full recovery after surgery

By Pete Rugh

The operation on Kalle Palander's right shinbone on Monday was a success. In this interview the Finn talks about his injury, the operation and when and how he is planning his comeback. Read more...