Thursday, November 26, 2020

Allie Resnick battles through injury to get World Cup nod

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Photo: Max Hall/US Ski & Snowboard After a strong performance at national championships last week, in which she finished third in the giant slalom, Allie...

Cortina boss Alessandro Benetton strives for World Championship, Olympic glory

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The world’s premier downhillers were eagerly anticipating getting a first taste of Italy’s newest downhill course, Vertigine (which translates to Vertigo), as last season’s...

New, streamlined World Cup parallel format to debut this week

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After a tumultuous 2019-20 season characterized by crapshoot results and public complaints from athletes, the World Cup parallel season returns with men’s and women’s...

Hurt, Winters top slalom podium to close out US nationals

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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,...

Another COVID outbreak sidelines Swiss racers

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A statement from the Swiss Alpine Team confirms positive tests among three of its racers, Loïc Meillard, Justin Murisier, and Marco Odermatt. The athletes...

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

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

With strong results at nationals, Middlebury’s Erik Arvidsson prepares for speed comeback

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Middlebury skier Erik Arvidsson is ready to shift gears from college racing and get back into speed. Finishing fourth and sixth in the super...

Shiffrin finishes runner-up to Vlhova in comeback race

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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

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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

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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...

Salt Lake City all in on future Olympic bid, timing unknown

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A committee preparing a bid for Salt Lake City to host a future Winter Olympics has watched closely as the coronavirus pandemic upended carefully...

Anna Swenn-Larsson feels ‘sad, empty’ to not be racing in Levi

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Anna Swenn-Larsson spoke out on Instagram Friday about the recent COVID-19 development that will prevent her from racing in Levi this weekend. "I'm sad....

The Pino Preview: Not expecting any surprises in Levi (but can’t wait to see...

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And yet between the first writing of that headline and circling back to edit, comes our first surprise. Finnish authorities have just quarantined the...

Manfred Moelgg, family test positive

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According to reports out of Italy, which have been confirmed by SRM, Manfred Moelgg is the latest athlete to test positive for COVID-19 and...

After long break, Shiffrin grateful to be racing again

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Set for a return to ski racing after 300 days away, Mikaela Shiffrin is looking for the answer to a question she has been...

Swedes in quarantine; Anna Swenn-Larsson, teammates to miss Levi

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The Swedish ski team in Finland has been placed into quarantine after a COVID-19 outbreak among its personnel. The team has been isolated by...

Lech/Zuers, Courchevel set to move forward

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On Tuesday, FIS announced a positive snow control for Lech/Zuers, which is scheduled to host men's and women's parallel events Nov. 26-27. The races...

Katie Hensien wins US Nationals GS opener

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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...

Canadian women’s slalom team readies for Levi, navigates uncertain season

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When race organizers in Levi received the green light by FIS for this weekend’s World Cup women's slalom opener, the slalom-focussed Canadian women’s team...

USCSA announces cancellation of 2021 National Championships

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The U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) has canceled the 2021 US Collegiate Ski & Snowboard National Championships. Citing concerns from its membership...

Mentors matter

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In life, we often get our breaks by being in the right place at the right time. We also get them by being with...

Ledecka poised for downhill title chase

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Over 54 seasons of FIS World Cup skiing, no Czech ski racer has ever hoisted a discipline title globe, a feat that Ester Ledecka...

Val d’Isere gets green light to host 3 weeks of racing

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Despite an ongoing lockdown in France, which is likely to be extended past Dec. 1, FIS in conjunction with the local organizer in Val...

Alice Merryweather embraces mentorship on U.S. Ski Team

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It’s been an unusual prep period for all athletes this year. Alice Merryweather would normally spend her spring and summer attending Dartmouth College, but...
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