Paralympics: Woolstencroft adds second gold

Canadian Paralympian Lauren Woolstencroft (slalom gold medalist) scored her second gold medal of the Vancouver Games today in the women’s standing giant slalom event to successfully defend the gold she won in the discipline at the 2006 Torino Games. Woolstencroft, who had the fastest time in both of today’s runs, had a combined time of […]


NorAm Finals: Gagnon wins GS, Schleper second

WATERVILLE VALLEY, New Hampshire – Canadian Olympian Marie-Michele Gagnon slashed the field in the NorAm Final giant slalom race Wednesday in Waterville Valley. After a blazing fast first run, she carried the same momentum into the second and finished with a combined time of 2 minutes, 14.84 seconds, more than two seconds faster than runner […]


Nichols skis to gold in Paralympics

In a cold rain Tuesday (March 16) at Whistler Creekside, BC, Alana Nichols and Stephani Victor grabbed gold and silver in the women’s sitting category at the Paralympics. Japan’s Kuniko Obionata took bronze with Laurie Stephans fifth, Ricca Kilgore was sixth and Luba Lowrey ninth for the Americans. “There was so much pressure up at […]


NorAm Finals: Ford wins GS; Kasper second in race and standings

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (March 16)  – Tommy Ford won his first NorAm race of the season, which was also the last giant slalom on the series, on the sunny slopes of Waterville Valley on Tuesday. Ford scooted by Warner Nickerson with a finish time of 2 minutes, 22.50. Nickerson, whose first run was nearly a […]


NorAm Finals: Brandenburg, Cook win titles

BURKE, VT (March 15) – After bad weather canceled the men’s NorAm super G Monday, ending the speed portion of NorAm Cup Finals, the super G and super combined titles were awarded to Will Brandenburg and Canada’s Dustin Cook. Cook led the super G standings by 43 points heading into Monday’s race and with the […]


Vonn tops World Cup money list at $525,000

The women out powered the men in dollar power on the World Cup this season, at least at the top of the prize money list. Lindsey Vonn collected globes, medals and trophies for the season, but she also pocketed $524,630 for her 11 win, four title World Cup season. Second ranked was Maria Riesch with […]


Lathrop, Mooney win Junior Olympic super G's

Brittany Lathrop added another chapter to the long history of Lathrop’s in ski racing by taking the Eastern JIII Junior Olympic super G title at Sunday River, Maine Tuesday (March 16).  Skiing out of Stratton Mountain School Lathrop led a Vermont sweep of the podium with Elizabeth Rolfs from Burke Mountain Academy in second, four […]


NorAm Finals: Monday races canceled; Ross, Ford win titles

BURKE, VT (March 15) – Due to bad weather in the New England region, the NorAm Cup Finals women’s super G and super combined were canceled Monday. Laurenne Rossa and Julia Ford were awarded the super G and the super combined titles in lieu of the cancelation. Ross won the super G title by 258 […]


Paralympics: Canadians Woolstencroft, Wisniewska medal in standing slalom

After grabbing Paralympic medals in yesterday’s women’s visually impaired and men’s sit-ski slalom races, the Canadian skiers were back on the podium today (March 15) as standing skiers Lauren Woolstencroft and Karolina Wisniewska earned gold and bronze medals. Woolstencroft, who was born without legs below the knee and without her left arm below the elbow, […]


North Americans off to strong start in Paralympic skiing events

After poor visibility conditions postponed yesterday’s downhill races, Paralympic alpine skiing action got underway today in Whistler with slalom races. First up were the visually impaired women. Austria’s Sabine Gasteiger, 53, took the gold ahead of Canadian Viviane Forest and guide Lindsay Debou in second and Australian Jessica Gallagher with the bronze. “I’m really happy […]


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