Alpine

Frida Hansdotter at the World Cup Finals slalom in Lenzerheide. GEPA/Christian Walgram

Sweden’s Hansdotter hopes to give Shiffrin a run for her money

The 28-year-old slalom specialist holds the World Cup record for the most second-place finishes without a victory, which she finally earned in 2014.

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Franz Voelkl of Voelkl Skis.

Franz Voelkl dies at 87

The son of the ski manufacturer founder ran the business for over 40 years, leading it to worldwide success.

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Ed Grees, center, with Williams College athletes prior to his retirement.

Retired Williams alpine coach makes television appearance

Ed Grees will appear on WCVB-Boston’s “Chronicle” in his role as a boat captain for Chatham Bars Inn on Cape Cod.

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VIDEO: Our Pilgrimage by Tucker Marshall

The 2013-14 season finale webisode by Tucker Marshall covers U.S. Nationals and Lutsen.

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The World Championships Countdown Clock in Vail Village. VVF

Countdown is on for 2015 World Championships

New clock in Vail Village counts down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until the start of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

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Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety, Kaitlyn Farrington and Maddie Bowman at the 2014 Partner Summit. USSA

Reflecting on Sochi at USSA Partner Summit 2014

With 17 medals at last season’s Olympic Winter Games, USSA’s marketing team had many highlights to review at the organization’s annual Partner Summit.

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World Anti-Doping Agency to create new management system

WADA hopes to implement a more user-friendly system for the anti-doping community in 2016.

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Mona Loeseth at the 2014 Kranjska Gora World Cup. GEPA/David Rodriguez Anchuelo

Norwegian Mona Loeseth retires at 23

The 23-year-old technical specialist announced via Facebook that she no longer plans to pursue her ski racing career.

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Nadia Fanchini at the 2013 World Championships in Schladming. GEPA/Christian Walgram

Nadia Fanchini focuses on SG and GS

The 2013 World Championships downhill silver medalist will concentrate on super G and GS in the coming season.

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Laurenne Ross throws a thumbs up in the finish area in 2012. USST/Doug Haney

Athlete spotlight: Laurenne Ross

Ross is an Olympian who stood on a World Cup podium, and she’d like to have dinner with Bill Nye the Science Guy.

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