Monday, March 8, 2021

Lindsey Vonn discusses Mikaela Shiffrin, the state of US skiing, more

In a recent interview with Graham Bensinger, Lindsey Vonn discusses the loneliness she felt after leaving racing, her complicated relationship with Mikaela Shiffrin, and the state of U.S. skiing, among other topics.

Ski racing community comes together to support Shiffrin family

In the wake of Jeff Shiffrin's passing, the ski racing community has come together to show love and support to the Shiffrin's in their time of grief

Missing home, Mikaela Shiffrin ponders skiing future

VIENNA (AP) — A year that turned Mikaela Shiffrin’s world upside down has left the American standout wondering how much time she has left...

Feuz earns 1st Kitzbühel win in downhill marred by crashes

KITZBÜHEL, Austria - After four second-place finishes, Swiss skier Beat Feuz finally got his first win in the classic men's World Cup downhill on...

Tough day for Norwegians takes out Braathen, McGrath

The season is over for Norway's Lucas Braathen, who crashed through the finish in Adelboden on Friday. Braathen lost his balance when his skis appeared...

Tommy Ford airlifted from course after crash

ADELBODEN, Switzerland - American skier Tommy Ford was airlifted to the hospital after crashing in a World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Ford crashed three...

Parallel event sparks controversy in Chamonix

The day's winner, Loic Meillard, among other prominent athletes, took to social media to express their concerns after the race.

Shiffrin left fuming over start delay after GS loss

JASNA, Slovakia - Mikaela Shiffrin slammed Slovakian race organizers after a women's World Cup giant slalom Sunday, calling them "unprofessional" for making her wait...

BREAKING: 17-Year-Old Alice Robinson Wins First World Cup

The New Zealand teenager held on to the win over Shiffrin by sixth hundredths of a second

In the nick of time, US Ski & Snowboard announces Soelden broadcast option

On Friday evening, just hours before the races were set to begin, U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced a broadcast plan for the Soelden opening...

Cochran-Siegle sustains neck fracture, out the weekend, return TBD

KITZBÜHEL, Austria - In a race marred by crashes, American Ryan Cochran-Siegle was perhaps one of the lucky ones, escaping serious injury after a...

American Downhiller Eric Keck dies suddenly at 52

He is survived by his wife, four children, and two grandchildren.

FIS to Ban All Fluorinated Wax For 2020-21 Season

FIS Council votes to ban wax additive starting next season.

Shiffrin to skip Soelden opener, flying home

Mikaela Shiffrin postponed her return to World Cup skiing for at least another month on Friday, pulling out of next week's season-opening giant slalom in Austria with a back issue.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins emotional GS in Courchevel

An emotional Mikaela Shiffrin won her first World Cup ski race since the death of her father nearly a year ago. Shiffrin protected her first-run...

Mikaela Shiffrin announces return to Europe

In a video released early Thursday morning, three-time overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin announced she will return to Europe. The American has been at home grieving the loss of her father, Jeff Shiffrin, who died suddenly on Feb. 2.

UPDATE: Downhill leader Goggia to miss worlds after breaking knee bone

Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia will miss the world championships in February after breaking a bone in her right knee on Sunday. The Italian ski...

Marcel Hirscher training gates, comeback rumored

Marcel Hirscher, the eight-time overall champ who retired in 2019, caused a stir this week when he was seen training gates in Reiteralm. While...

Shock win for Martin Cater, bib 41, at downhill opener in Val d’Isere

Long after most broadcasters had switched to other programs, unheralded No. 41 starter Martin Cater won the first downhill of the World Cup season...

FIS makes it official: World Cup Finals canceled

In a statement from the FIS, the international body confirmed reports that the World Cup Finals in Cortina d'Ampezzo are canceled and will not be replaced.

FIS issues update for Val d’Isere World Cup

On Friday, FIS issued an update for the Val d'Isere races, which are scheduled to host both men's and women's events in December. "At...

NBC Sports will commence World Cup broadcast in Levi; Soelden not on calendar

The opening Alpine World Cup races in Soelden, Austria this weekend are not expected to be broadcast on NBC Sports or any of its...

Nina O’Brien dealt with equipment questions between GS runs

Nina O’Brien laid down a blistering opening giant slalom run clocking a time just 0.02 seconds behind U.S. teammate and first-run leader, Mikaela Shiffrin. The...

Coronavirus Update: FIS considers canceling remainder of World Cup season, Cortina unlikely

With Cortina d'Ampezzo under level 4 advisory, CEO Tiger Shaw says US Ski & Snowboard will heed all travel warnings.

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