Monday, November 30, 2020

The Pino Preview: Dueling for our attention

2
While we always come into the season feeling a little blind, not knowing who’s on pace, there’s no better occasion to whiteboard than when...

Allie Resnick battles through injury to get World Cup nod

0
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...

New, streamlined World Cup parallel format to debut this week

1
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...

Another COVID outbreak sidelines Swiss racers

0
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

3
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

10
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...

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

2
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...

2
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

0
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

0
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

0
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

0
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...

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

0
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...

Ledecka poised for downhill title chase

0
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

0
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

0
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...

Despite COVID obstacles, Storm Klomhaus hopes to make a run at World Cup

1
Fully recovered and homework out of sight, Klomhaus is hoping to set the stage and ski her way into World Cup spots.

Racers focus on ‘the skiing part’ as international travel gets complicated

1
Everyone in the international ski race community is aware that several scenarios could derail their season. But at the moment, such thoughts lie at...

NBC’s Peacock Premium will live stream World Cup races

5
Peacock Premium will live stream World Cup competitions in Winter Olympic sports this season, starting in two weeks. Events that previously streamed on NBC Sports...

Laurenne Ross returning strong from injury, ready for 20-21

0
It’s been a long road to recovery after Laurenne Ross crashed in 2019 sustaining a broken tibial plateau. Her prescription was to rest and...

Lech/Zuers program changed

0
On Wednesday, the FIS announced an updated program for the World Cup parallel events in Lech/Zuers, pushing the event back two weeks. A statement from...

Jared Goldberg embraces the history of downhill to find speed

0
An American Downhiller and true downhill enthusiast, Goldberg has been preparing this summer with his sights set on the World Championships later in February.

FIS issues update for Val d’Isere World Cup

0
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...

Coronavirus, European lockdowns loom over World Cup

2
On Wednesday, France and Germany enacted new restrictions in the battle against coronavirus. Germany announced a closure of all bars and restaurants, along with...
Advertisement

Pin It on Pinterest