Saturday, March 6, 2021

How to know you’ve got the right goggles

You can try them in all light conditions, make sure they don’t fog up or make your eyes water, but you can also do...

NorAms are canceled. So, now what?

While the U.S. Ski Team and Alpine Canada have yet to make an announcement, sources tell Ski Racing Media that the 2020-21 NorAm season...

Breaking through: Katie Hensien is part of a US tech team on the rise

It was a dreary, foggy afternoon when Katie Hensien prepared to take her first run in Zagreb on January 3. But the Washington native,...

US team hopes to make statement at world juniors

The next generation of World Cup stars will have their chance to shine at the FIS Alpine World Junior Ski Championships this week as...

Racers condemn FIS preparation of world champs slalom qualification hill

Racers remain agitated and perplexed about the shoddy preparation of the Lino Lacedelli piste – the site of Cortina’s men’s slalom qualification. Fifty-eight of 109...

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World Cup & World Champs

Shiffrin topples Vlhova on home turf to claim 45th slalom victory

JASNA, Slovakia - Mikaela Shiffrin denied her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova a home victory Saturday, winning the first World Cup slalom following the world...

Kriechmayr piles on Saalbach downhill win to world title

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria - Vincent Kriechmayr ended his two-year-long victory drought in men's World Cup downhills by winning Saturday, three weeks after he took the...

Vlhova leads Shiffrin after 1st run in Jasna

THIS IS A FIRST RUN STORY. READ SECOND RUN STORY HERE. JASNA, Slovakia - Petra Vlhova and Mikaela Shiffrin set up another showdown for...

Vlhova’s homecoming: Slovak needs a good weekend to stay in overall hunt

This weekend, Petra Vlhova will head to the slope she knows better than anyone to try to regain control over her campaign to deliver...

Saalbach downhill race stopped because of fog

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria - The first men's World Cup downhill following the world championships was stopped Friday because of fog after nine racers had completed their...

Crunching the numbers on men’s speed titles ahead of Saalbach

Come springtime, it’s all about the narrowing path to World Cup finals. Who will make the cut? Just the top-25 ranked skiers go in...

Breaking through: Katie Hensien is part of a US tech team on the rise

It was a dreary, foggy afternoon when Katie Hensien prepared to take her first run in Zagreb on January 3. But the Washington native,...

PODCAST: Alpine Waxroom welcomes AJ Ginnis

AJ Ginnis is a former member of the U.S. Ski Team, who after years of injury and near-misses on the World Cup, was cut...

Faivre wins GS for his first World Cup victory in 4 years

BANSKO, Bulgaria - Mathieu Faivre won a World Cup race for the first time in more than four years on Sunday, earning a pat...

Gut-Behrami locks up super G title in race marred by crashes

MOENA, Italy - Swiss skier Lara Gut-Behrami locked up the World Cup super-G title in Val di Fassa on Sunday, finishing runner-up in a...

Gut-Behrami wins 2nd straight downhill, eyes season title

MOENA, Italy - Lara Gut-Behrami let out a brief scream of joy and held up her right arm after crossing the finish, then nodded...

Zubcic wins GS to close gap on discipline leader Pinturault

BANSKO, Bulgaria - Filip Zubcic won the first men's World Cup race after the skiing world championships Saturday to give new impetus to the...

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Vlhova’s homecoming: Slovak needs a good weekend to stay in overall hunt

This weekend, Petra Vlhova will head to the slope she knows better than anyone to try to regain control over her campaign to deliver Slovakia its first overall title. It’s a...

Crunching the numbers on men’s speed titles ahead of Saalbach

Come springtime, it’s all about the narrowing path to World Cup finals. Who will make the cut? Just the top-25 ranked skiers go in each discipline. And who will vie for...

Breezy Johnson could become the 3rd American to win a downhill title

I’ve had to read and re-read this sentence a few times to believe it myself: Breezy Johnson could very well win the 2021 downhill title. To fully grasp the cosmic rarity...

Sunday’s men’s SL to flip top 15; US team calls it BS

Cortina world championships 2021 has been framed by unparalleled beauty and colored in by some of the most spectacular performances I have seen in ages, from both the favorites and the...

Placing bets on women’s slalom? Follow the numbers

There should be only one lead for the women’s slalom preview: The numbers don’t lie. In the last five years of women’s World Cup slalom, only five skiers on the start list...

Is Shiffrin’s best yet to come?

Is Mikaela Shiffrin entering the world championship giant slalom on a rising tide? That’s what I’ve been asking myself following her performances that led to a super G bronze medal and...

Ski Tips w/ Daron Rahlves: Course tactics

Ski Racing Media, in conjunction with Daron Rahlves and WEND Waxworks, is pleased to present an instructional series, “Ski Tips with Daron Rahlves.” In this weekly video series, which will run...

Two different downhill courses, two very different experiences in Cortina

In the shadow of the Tofana is the tale of two very different downhill trails. On the one side you find the iconic track, Olympia Della Tofane, which has hosted more...

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