Ted Ligety training at Copper earlier this week. GEPA

Wrist surgery for Ligety but a hopeful return

He should return to skiing shortly, but there is no determination yet as to whether it will impact his participation in Lake Louise or Beaver Creek.

Ted Ligety prepares for training at Copper Mountain on Friday. GEPA

Ligety injured in training, may require surgery

Ted Ligety unable to continue with training session at Vail after catching his hand in a GS gate.

FIS Men’s Speed Race Director Hannes Trinkl (left) and Birds of Prey Chief of Course Ron Ruppert (right) inspect the lower section of Beaver Creek’s Birds of Prey Downhill course prior to Saturday’s FIS snow control inspection. John Dakin/VVF

Birds of Prey gets green light from FIS snow control

The 2014 Audi FIS Birds of Prey World Cup Race Week gets underway Dec. 2 with downhill training.

Athletes mingle at the bottom of the Speed Center at Copper Mountain, which hosted full-length super G training Friday. Mintz/SR

World gets up to speed at Copper Mountain

On Friday, the Americans trained alongside the Swiss, Germans, Italians, French and Norwegians.

Sarah Schleper officially retired from the U.S. Ski Team with a memorable run in Lienz, carrying her 4-year-old-son, Lasse, down the course.

¡Viva México!

Sarah Schleper returns to the World Cup under a new nationality.

Ladies prize giving ceremony at Soelden 2014. GEPA

Decisions from the FIS Autumn Meeting

Calendars confirmed, airbags approved, prize money minimums to go up next season and more.

Phil Brown in the finish area at Soelden. GEPA

‘Downtown’ Phil Brown wins Europa Cup GS

One day after his career-first European Cup podium, the 23-year-old Canadian finds the top step.

Tina Maze with her baby reindeer Victor. GEPA

Victor and Lars join Rudolf and Ferdl

Reindeer up for grabs find new owners at the 2014 Levi World Cup.

The ladies prepare for the FIS super G at Copper Mountain on Wednesday. Laurenne Ross picked up a win among a stacked World Cup field, as Mikaela Shiffrin made her SG debut. Mintz/SR

Laurenne Ross beats stacked SG field as Shiffrin makes debut

Ilka Stuhec, Viktoria Rebensburg, Tina Weirather and others were among the competition at Copper Mountain on Wednesday.

Prior to rupturing his Achilles tendon in October, Aksel Lund Svindal was considered a top contender for medals in Beaver Creek this winter.

Achilles Healing

What Aksel Lund Svindal can learn from Steven Nyman; hope for the 2015 World Champs?


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