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Shiffrin Defends U.S. Slalom Gold


WINTER PARK, CO (March 28) - World Cup Rookie of the Year Mikeala Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO/Burke Mountain Academy) cracked open the 2012 Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships by defending her slalom gold in sun soaked Winter Park. Shiffrin, who became the...

Alpine Champs Open Wednesday in Winter Park


WINTER PARK, CO (March 26) – Hundreds of athletes from U.S.

Winter Park to Host The Championships


WINTER PARK, CO (March 20) - Winter Park Resort will be in the national racing spotlight when the NASTAR National Championships and Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships combine to create The Championships presented by Nature Valley, March 22 – April 1, 2012.

Strongest Season for Mancuso Since '08


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 18) – Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) fought her way to a fifth-place giant slalom finish in the Audi FIS Alpine Wrold Cup season finale, capping her best season since 2008 with fourth in the overall standings. Germany’s Viktoria...

Vonn Celebrates Fourth Overall Crown


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) hoisted her fourth Audi FIS Alpine overall crystal globe in five seasons Sunday to close the 2012 World Cup Finals in Schladming. Vonn, who was three points short of the overall in...

Solid Slalom Season for Ligety


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 18) – Olympic and World Champion Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) battled a slushy Schladming slalom to finish 11th in the final race of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup as Swede Andre Myhrer won the race to capture the discipline title. Ligety, who...

Vonn Sets Women's Points Record


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) –  Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) set the women's single-season Audi FIS World Cup points record Saturday with an eighth place finish in the season slalom finale. The finish elevated her to 1,980 points, 10 more than the former record set by...

Ligety Second in Giant Slalom Title


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) – Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) needed a victory in the final Audi FIS Alpine World Cup tour giant slalom to have a shot at a fourth title, but nearly skied out in the first run to eliminate his chances. Ligety was bounced off course and...

Kasper Wins Team Event Fastest Run


SCHLADMING, Austria (March 16) - Olympian Nolan Kasper (Warren, VT) pocketed almost $5,500 Friday by producing the fastest run of the nations team event with a scorching 19.01 seminfinal heat. Despite his run and...

Vonn Takes 16th World Cup Title


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...