Monday, November 30, 2020

Hurt, Winters top slalom podium to close out US nationals

The 2020 U.S. Alpine Championships came to a close this weekend with women's and men's slalom on Saturday and Sunday. The the weeklong series,...

Vlhova wins 2nd slalom in 2 days, Shriffin finishes 5th

With Mikaela Shiffrin working her way back onto the World Cup circuit after 10 months away, Petra Vlhova has kept their joined winning streak...

Shiffrin finishes runner-up to Vlhova in comeback race

Petra Vlhova held on to her opening-run lead to beat Mikaela Shiffrin on Saturday in a women's World Cup slalom that was the American's...

McKennis Duran takes US national SG title ahead of mentee Cashman

The 2020 U.S. Alpine Championships continued Friday with Alice McKennis Duran taking the top spot with her teammate and mentee, Keely Cashman, 0.47 seconds...

Cochran-Siegle 3rd, bested by Jocher, Baumann in men’s SG

Once again the 2020 U.S. Alpine National Championships featured an international field with German national team athletes finishing in the top 10 at Friday's...

Johnson captures US national downhill title

It was a victory for Breezy Johnson as she returned to non-World Cup FIS racing to capture the US national downhill title at Copper...

Goldberg 3rd behind Germans at US DH national champs

The 2020 U.S. downhill national championship featured an international flair with German national team athletes finishing in the top 10 at today's men’s race...

National GS title catapults Radamus into season

On Tuesday, River Radamus executed his plan and added a new title to his resume: U.S. national champion in giant slalom.  Knowing Ryan Cochran-Siegle was...

Katie Hensien wins US Nationals GS opener

Kaite Hensien kicked the season off with a bang, claiming the U.S. national women's giant slalom title at Copper Mountain on Monday. The weeklong...

US takes double victory at the Italian championships

U.S. B Team members Paula Moltzan and Nina O’Brien are making moves in Europe. After 10th- and 15th-place finishes at Soelden to kick off...

BMA trailer stolen en route to CO; community rallies to support athletes

Burke Mountain Academy students and staff wish to thank the greater ski racing community for the support they received after a U-Haul trailer filled...

WVBBTS announces new hires Tom Sell, Craig Antonides, Sam Higgins

WVBBTS is pleased to announce the hiring of three new staff members for the 2020-21 season. Tom Sell joins as FIS Men’s coach, Craig...

Holderness School announces coaching roster for 20-21 season

Exciting additions are coming to Holderness Snow Sports this winter, from the introduction of a Gap Year program for postgraduates to the hiring of three new...

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde positive for COVID days after Soelden

The Norwegian federation has confirmed last season's overall champ, Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, tested positive for the coronavirus after returning to Norway just days after...

Despite FIS delay, US Ski & Snowboard’s fluorocarbon ban remains for 2020-21

Earlier this month, FIS announced a postponement of its ban on fluorinated waxes until the start of the 2021-22 season, beginning on July 1,...

SRM’s campaign to help save Alaska ski team reaches midway point

Ski Racing Media's campaign to help save the University of Alaska Anchorage alpine ski team reached its official midway point this week with more...

US-Canadian border continues to hinder NorAm planning

On Monday, the border closure, which was scheduled to expire between the U.S. and Canada, was formally extended until Nov. 21. But Canadian Prime...

NCAA season faces significant obstacles

Last week, the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), which includes schools, such as Middlebury, Bates, Colby, and Williams, announced cancellation of all...

Norwegian Braathen opens season with career-first win

The Norwegian was fifth before posting the second fastest time in the decisive leg to finish ahead of Swiss duo Marco Odermatt and Gino Caviezel.

Bassino leads Brignone for Italian 1-2 in season-opening GS

Bassino held on to her first-run lead to beat her teammate and defending overall World Cup champion by 0.14 seconds.

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...

World Cup heads into season full of questions

VIENNA (AP) — The usual jitters before alpine skiing’s World Cup season opener won’t be limited to the racers this weekend. Organizers, sponsors and fans...

SYNC Performance announces 2020-21 SYNC Athlete Fund grant recipients

The funds awarded to athletes will offset training and competition costs for the most promising and deserving athletes in the sport to help fill the funding gap as they strive for the highest levels of competition.

Canadian Cowboy Manuel Osborne-Paradis retires from World Cup racing

CALGARY, Alta. — Three-time World Cup winner, Canadian Alpine Ski Team veteran Manuel Osborne-Paradis announced his retirement from competitive racing today. Osborne-Paradis, who landed on...

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