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Win a U.S. Ski Team Dream Trip to Vail


VAIL, CO (Nov. 1) – The U.S. Ski Team and Vail Mountain invite you to open your ski season with Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn, Bode Miller, Julia Mancuso and the U.S. Ski Team by entering to win a dream trip to Vail for Nature Valley First Tracks, the 2013 U.S. Alpine Ski Team Announcement. The grand prize includes a trip for four to Vail...

Copper Skiers Open Speed Center


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Oct. 31) – It wasn't a typical Halloween at Copper Mountain as over 200 skiers and riders spent the day carving turns on the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center – the only full-length downhill training facility open anywhere in the world at this time of year. The Oct. 31 open was nearly two weeks earlier than the 2011 inaugural...

Copper Speed Center to Open Halloween


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Oct. 30) – Copper Mountain operations put the finishing touches on the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the Halloween opening of the only full-length downhill training facility available anywhere in the world this early in the season. The October kick off is nearly a full two weeks earlier...

Vonn's Request for Lake Louise Formalized


PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 30) – Audi FIS Alpine World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn’s (Vail, CO) bid to ski against the men was formalized this weekend as the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association took the request to the International Ski Federation. In a letter to FIS President Gian Franco Kasper, USSA President and CEO Bill Marolt petitioned that her...

Ligety Master in 2.75 Second Win


SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 28) - Three-time Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom champion Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) served notice on the field with an historic 2.75-second margin of victory in the World Cup opener in Soelden for his 12th career win. Ligety mastered the controversial new GS skis, soft snow conditions, variable light and a raging...

Veteran Tina Maze Takes Soelden Again


SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 27) - Veteran Tina Maze of Slovenia charged to a strong Audi FIS Alpine World Cup season opening giant slalom win with a .42 margin over Austria's Kathrin Zettel on the Rettenbach Glacier in Soelden. It was Maze's third Soelden win but first since 2005. It was a tough day for the U.S. Ski Team as defending champion...

World Cup LIVE on Universal


Ready to watch the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup? Universal Sports will bring you all the action again this year with free live web streaming and same day TV coverage to subscribers.

Watching Audi FIS World Cup on Universal Sports
The 2012-13 FIS Alpine World Cup Ski Season has officially arrived and Universal Sports...

October Open for Copper Speed Center


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Oct. 25) – The U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain is on track to open on Oct. 31, nearly two weeks earlier than it did during its inaugural year of operation last season. The benefits of which are wide-reaching as U.S. Ski Team athletes will be able to utilize Audi FIS Alpine World Cup level snow conditions and...

2013 Alpine Team Named at Vail Nov. 15


VAIL, CO (Oct. 23) – The U.S. Ski Team including Olympic champions Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) and...

Copper Speed Center Close to Open


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Oct. 20) - The Copper Mountain Resort snow making team is working around the clock for the anticipated early November open of the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center - the only full-length downhill training facility open anywhere in the world at this time of year. After firing up the HKD guns on Oct.

U.S. Ski Team Ready for Soelden


SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 19) – The U.S. Ski Team, including defending Soelden champions Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) spent Friday morning training on the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup race hill in Soelden, then met with journalists high on the Rettenbach glacier. The opportunity to train on the race hill is a direct result...

Alpine Women Train at Soelden


SOELDEN, Austria (Oct. 12) – Teen sensation Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) and Audi FIS Alpine World Cup veteran Resi Stiegler (Jackson Hole, WY) are feeling strong as they prep...

Kelble Brings Experience to Regional Coaching


PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 5) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) made another bold stroke in bolstering the national alpine development system by hiring World Cup veteran Frank Kelble as the Rocky Central Regional Coach. Kelble, who has over 25 years of international experience, has coached at every level within the USSA including a long...

Ski with the U.S. Ski Team at Copper


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Oct. 2) – As snowmaking began Tuesday at the U.S. Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain, the resort announced a contest to provide VIP access to the world-class venue with an exclusive opportunity to free ski with the U.S. Ski Team prior to the opening this fall. Copper Mountain season pass holders can enter on Facebook...

Private Portillo Training for Men's Alpine


PORTILLO, Chile (Sept. 26) – Hotel Portillo may be closed for the season, but its 9,500 foot slopes are still cranking as Ted Ligety (Park City, UT), Marco Sullivan (Squaw Valley, CA),...

Vonn, Wallisch Up for Top USOC Honor


PARK CITY, UT (Sept. 14) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has nominated reigning X Games slopestyle skiing champion Tom Wallisch (Pittsburgh) and four-time Audi FIS Alpine World Cup Champion...

Alpine Women Up to Speed in Portillo


PORTILLO, Chile (Sept. 11) – The speed training season is officially underway in South America as the women's U.S. Ski Team, including Olympic gold medalists Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and ...

Rogan Joins Alpine Development Staff


PARK CITY, UT (Sept. 11) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has made another move designed to dramatically enhance athlete fundamental skills development across the nation. USSA Alpine Director Patrick Riml announced the appointment of longtime Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) Alpine Team leader Michael Rogan as...

Men's Speed Glides into Chile


LA PARVA, Chile (Aug. 22) – The U.S.

U.S. Men Progress at Coronet Peak


CORONET PEAK, New Zealand (Aug. 16) – Coaches report good progression following the first two weeks of the U.S. Ski Team men's technical camp in New Zealand, despite a constant battle with warm weather. The first of two major on snow summer sessions, the Coronet Peak...