Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Winning World Cup overall in the year of coronavirus

Aleksander Kilde and Federica Brignone reflect on the finale of the 2019-20 season.

Unpacking the success of the Italian women’s alpine team

The Italian women dominated the World Cup season, with 23 podiums and eight wins, earning the Nation's Cup.

Luke Winters and the long, unconventional pathway

How one ski-racing twin brother separated himself and broke onto the World Cup.

Best crashes of the 2019-20 World Cup

Even the best fall down sometimes.

Ryan Cochran-Siegle redefines success

Coming off the most successful season of his career, Ryan Cochran-Siegle has shifted his priorities and his definition of success. It seems to be paying off.

The parallel controversy: Where does it stand?

FIS had intended on hosting a meeting to discuss grievances around the parallel format at World Finals in Cortina, Italy. Due to the coronavirus, that meeting has yet to be held. Here's what we know about where the controversy stands.

After travel ban, US scrambled to bring home 120 athletes, coaches

After the travel ban, what did it take to bring home 120 U.S. athletes and staff earlier this month?

Video: River Radamus Contends with Destiny

Radamus exploded onto the scene in 2016 when he snagged three gold medals at the Youth Olympics. Now, the 22-year-old is fighting to make a name for himself and his team on the World Cup.

What happened? Amid turmoil, World Cup season wraps

The points were tight, but without the final races, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde and Federica Brignone walked away with the overall titles.

A parental advantage?

Parent coaches are an exception but those who fight their way onto the World Cup tour produced countless winners.

The steady rise of Tommy Ford

After 10 years on the World Cup, Ford has learned a thing or two about what it means to persevere.

Daniel Yule, a multi-faceted role model

Yule has had a historic season leading the Swiss slalom team, but his accolades are not the only thing about him that’s impressive.

Swiss Stun Austrians in Zauchensee Downhill

Corinne Suter claims her career-first victory and the first Swiss women’s downhill win on Austrian soil in more than 10 years

Can a Speed Skier Win the Men’s Overall Title?

Heading into 2020, speed skiers sit atop the Overall standings, can they go all the way?

Shiffrin Makes a Statement in Lienz

Shiffrin's win was an emotional one after taking a week off to reflect and move forward.

BEHIND THE GOLD: Decades Before Mikaela, A USA Teen Swept Lienz

With women's races in Lienz this weekend, we look back at teenage phenom Judy Nagel.

VIDEO: Alice Merryweather Sets The Stage

The young downhiller has laid the groundwork for a career that'll put her among the ranks of her teammates before her.

Vlhova Powers Through Pain to Satisfying Parallel Win

Despite leg injury, Slovakian star finds the will to win.

Reaching the World Cup By Way of the NCAA

Just because an athlete opts to ski on the NCAA circuit, does not mean that their ski racing career is over. Maybe it's just the beginning.

BEHIND THE GOLD: The Real Beginning of Birds of Prey

American skiing legend Daron Rahlves reflects back on the early 2000s when the U.S. team rallied to the top with a sheer will to win.

Amid World Cup Comeback, Canada’s Osborne-Paradis Looks Towards Life After Ski Racing

Every athlete will someday have to answer the question: what comes next?

The White Circus is Back: Athletes Prep for Showstopper in Killington

In Killington, the heart of the east, athletes ready to put on a show.

Kristoffersen Back on Overall Track With Levi Win

Norwegian star shakes off sluggish start to take control of his hopes for an Overall title.

Mikaela Shiffrin Has A New Title

The 24-year-old now reigns over Ingemar Stenmark as the most successful slalom skier in history.

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