Guay notches Kvitfjell super G win

Add Kvitfjell to the list of areas Erik Guay likes. Guay arced his way to his first World Cup win in three years Sunday March 8 laying claim to the Kvifjell, Norway super G with a narrow .02 margin over  Austrian Hannes Riechelt. Aksel Lund Svindal and Tobias Gruenenfelder both made the podium as well, […]


Crans Montana: Gisin wins at home; Vonn and Mancuso 2-3

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland – It looked as if Lindsey Vonn had clinched the 33rd World Cup win of her career in Crans Montana on Sunday. Wearing bib No. 22, she fired down the course 0.33 seconds ahead of then-leader Julia Mancuso. The two, as they did in the Olympic downhill a couple weeks ago, were […]


Moguls: Uemura wins in Inawashiro, Bahrke third; men’s cancelled

There’s no place like home for moguls skier Aiko Uemura of Japan. The 30-year-old World Cup veteran has claimed six World Cup podiums and two world championship gold medals at Inawashiro, Japan. She topped the podium there again today in a World Cup dual moguls competition to sooth the sting of finishing fourth at the […]


JOs: Brownwell-Patty, Mitchell take J3 downhills

Competition at the J3 Junior Olympics got underway today (March 6) at Golden Peak in Vail, Colo. with men’s and women’s downhill races. A pair of Aspen skiers topped the women’s podium as Dannielle Brownwell-Patty (46.36) and Julia Muller-Ristine (46.93) finished 1,2 on the 1220-meter course. Brownwell-Patty put down a great run, beating Muller-Ristine by […]


Shiffrin claims Topolino Gold in slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin opened up Italy’s famous Topolino Games with a U.S. bang collecting the first gold medal of the event resulting from two dominant runs in the slalom. The Burke Mountain Academy racer posted a time more than four seconds ahead of the nearest competitor, Magdalena Fjaellstroem of Sweden. Adriana Jelinkova of the Netherlands got […]


J2 Nationals: Top U.S. juniors get tested at Sugarloaf

Big snows caused an unusual  flip-flop of the schedule, but racing at Sugarloaf USA, Maine did get underway for the J2 National Championship March 3.  Because of the snow official elected to start off with the shorter slaloms while the length of the Narrow Gauge could get cleared for speed events. The result was a […]


Manninen takes nordic combined World Cup in Lahti

After finishing second yesterday, Finn Hannu Manninen won a nordic combined World Cup competition today (March 6) at home in Lahti, Finland. It was the 31-year-old’s third World Cup victory of the season and his 48th career win.  “This was my last race in this season, and I have to say that it was really […]


Cuche claims downhill title with Kvitfjell win

Swiss Didier Cuche worked as fast as he could to erase his Olympic disappoint. Saturday, March 6, he claimed the race win and the World Cup downhill title, his third in the last four seasons. After winning both training runs, Didier Cuche took an impressive .47 second win down the Kvitfjell, Norway, Olympianbakken speed track […]


Crans Montana: Vonn wins DH, but barely

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland – Lindsey Vonn doesn’t need to prove to anyone why she is an Olympic champion. But in case anyone wanted a touch more evidence, the 25-year-old earned the 32nd victory of her World Cup career and  clinched her third straight downhill title in Crans Montana, Switzerland on Saturday … but it didn’t […]

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David, Schmid take ski cross World Cup in Branes

French skier Ophelie David was back to her winning way today (March 6), grabbing her 22nd career World Cup win in Branes, Sweden. Olympic gold medalist Michael Schmid of Switzerland took the men’s win for his third World Cup victory of the season. Today’s men’s race read just like the World Cup overall standings with […]


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