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Vonn Takes 16th World Cup Title

03/15/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 15) – Adding to her already historic season, Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) captured her 16th career Audi FIS Alpine World Cup title with a sixth place finish in Thursday's super G. Teammate...

Season Best Super G for Ligety

03/15/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 15) – Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) hurdled to 10th from the 26th start position to post his best Audi FIS Alpine World Cup super G result of the season in spring-like Schladming. Italy's Christof Innerhofer won the day's race, but Aksel Lund...

U.S. Women Dominate Downhill Standings

03/14/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 14) – After the points were tallied from Wednesday's season ending Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill, the women's U.S. Ski Team  won the nations' downhill standings by a 636 point margin over Austria.

Vonn Nears 2,000 Point Record with Win

03/14/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 14) – Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) charged the sun-softened Schladming downhill to win the 53rd Audi FIS Alpine World Cup of her career and edge closer to toppling Austrian Hermann Maier's single season record of 2,000 points that has stood for...

Kroell Claims Downhill Title

03/14/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (Mar. 14) – In tight competition, Klaus Kroell of Austria won the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill title in front of his hometown with a seventh-place finish Wednesday as Norweagian Aksel Lund Svindal won the race. Kroell took the season-long title by just seven points over Switzerland’s Beat Feuz, who was second on the...

Career Best Sixth for Brandenburg

03/11/2012

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (March 11) - Will Brandenburg (Spokane, WA) laid down a blistering final run of slalom Sunday to land an Audi FIS Alpine World Cup career best sixth in Kranjska Gora as Sweden's Andre Myrer took the win....

Ligety Wins Kranjska Gora by 1.61

03/10/2012

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (March 10) - Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) posted a staggering 1.61 second victory in Saturday's giant slalom for the fourth win of his career in Kranjska Gora. It was the largest margin of victory for the men's Audi FIS Alpine World Cup this...

Shiffrin Lands Fourth Slalom Top 10

03/10/2012

ARE, Sweden (March 10) - Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) tied for ninth in a windy Are slalom to land her fourth Audi FIS Alpine World Cup top 10 of the season and secure a trip to the World Cup Finals in her rookie season. Four-time overall champion...

Cochran-Siegle Strikes Second Gold

03/09/2012

ROCCARASO, Italy (March 9) - Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, VT) added one more gold to the "Skiing Cochran's" shelf with victory in the men's combined to close the 2012 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships. The 19-year-old Vermonter, who won the downhill to...

The Championships Presented by Nature Valley

03/05/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 5) – Ski racing fans, want a chance to actually race with the U.S. Ski Team? You’ll have your chance to line up against World Cup stars like Mikaela Shiffrin, Stacey Cook and Erik Fisher March 25-27 at Winter Park Resort. A partnership between the U.S. Ski Team and Nature Valley NASTAR  will feature two days of head-to-...

Heroic World Cup Podium for Stiegler

03/04/2012

OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (March 4) - Resi Stiegler (Jackson Hole, WY) celebrated a return to the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup elite with a second in the Ofterschwang slalom. It was the first podium of her injury-riddled career behind first time winner Erin Mielzynski of...

Weibrecht Qualifies for World Cup Finals

03/04/2012

KVITFJELL, Norway (March 4) - Olympic bronze medalist Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) rallied a bib one start into a trip to the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Finals Sunday after finishing 23rd. It was a Norwegian 1-2 finish as Kjetil Jansrud and Aksel Lund...

Scorching Giant Slalom Podium for Vonn

03/03/2012

OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (March 3) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) produced a scorching final run of giant slalom Saturday to finish second in spring-like Ofterschwang and boost her Audi FIS Alpine World Cup point total to 1,708.

Men's Downhill Title to be Decided at Finals

03/03/2012

KVITFJELL, Norway (March 3) - The men's Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill title was pushed to the wire Saturday as Austrian Klaus Kroell snagged the discpline lead from Swiss Didier Cuche with a victory on the 1994 Olympic track. With just one downhill remaining on March 14 at World Cup Finals in Schladming, Austria, Kroell carries a 48 point...

Cochran-Siegle Wins Jr. Worlds Downhill Gold

03/02/2012

ROCCARASO, Italy (March 2) - Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, VT) added to the "Skiing Cochran's" family legacy with downhill gold Friday for the first U.S. Ski Team medal at the 2012...

Vonn Loses Minimal Overall Ground

03/02/2012

OFTERSCHWANG, Germany (March 2) - Torino Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) was ninth and Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) 10th Friday at an Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant...

Feuz, Kroell Tie for Super G Win

03/02/2012

KVITFJELL, Norway (March 2) - The Audi FIS Alpine World Cup tour produced a rare double win Friday as Austrian Klaus Kroell tied Beat Feuz of Switzerland for a super G win in Kvitfjell. The victory pushed Feuz passed Austrian Marcel Hirscher, who did not compete, for the overall tour lead by five points. Norwegian Aksel Lund Svindal was fifth...

Picking the races, with a racer

02/29/2012

What do Lindsey Vonn and Albert Pujols have in common? Aside from reaching the pinnacle of their respective sports thrice—Pujols as a World Series competitor, Vonn as the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall champ—not much. That is, until you factor in fantasy baseball and FantasySkiRacer.com, where both are perennial #1 picks.

Miller to Miss Remainder of Season

02/27/2012

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (Feb. 27) – After further evaluation of an injured left knee, Olympic champion Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) will miss the remainder of the 2012 Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season. Miller, who had an evaluation and exploritory arthroscopy on...

Ligety Ninth in Sticky Swiss Giant Slalom

02/26/2012

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (Feb. 26) - Fighting through incredibly soft snow conditions, Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) was slowed to ninth place in the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom at Crans Montana won by Italian Massimiliano Blardone. As the course...

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