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Smith returns home to Mount Washington Valley

U.S. Ski Team alumnus to head up New Hampshire club's FIS program.

American speed skier bids farewell to World Cup

Leanne Smith will leave the World Cup, but not the sport.

Leanne Smith faces another setback season with eyes on 2016

Two-time Olympian dispirited to sit out another World Cup winter but optimistic for return in 2016.

VIDEO: A day in the life of the US women’s alpine team

The speed ladies show fans what a typical winter day of training looks like.

Plan Abplanalp – Can the U.S. women find more speed with their new coach?

A new winter is in the air, and a new head coach, Stefan “Stef” Abplanalp, hopes to shake things up.

Smith calls Raptor speed trail the ‘real deal’

“Our eyes were wide when we trained on it two years ago, but there [were] a lot more big eyes when we raced it last year,” said Leanne Smith.

Innerhofer extends Rossignol contract as French manufacturer names full team

Double Sochi Olympic medalist Christof Innerhofer commits to Rossignol until 2017.

First camp for new US women’s speed coach includes technical work

"It’s been a long time since I’ve run this much GS, but it’s been good," said Stacey Cook.

Speed team, Shiffrin train super G on Raptor 2015 course

Shiffrin's coach Roland Pfeifer says super G for next season is possible in Beaver Creek.

Insights from US coach White on downhill eve

"We think that 100 percent is all there is. You start giving a 110, 120 percent, there’s a mess to clean up," says Chip White.

Kaufmann-Abderhalden wins Val d’Isere, as Vonn struggles in pain

Career-first victory for Switzerland's Kaufmann-Abderhalden, but Vonn's knee injury seems to get the better of her in France.

Weirather sharp in European return

Sweden's Kajsa Kling pounces onto the podium, as Stacey Cook is the lone bright spot for a struggling American speed team.

Just as Gut: Raptor bears its talons

Despite the Raptor course challenging the women's field, Lara Gut wins her third World Cup race of the season.

Gobble Gobble Gut

Switzerland's Lara Gut was the fastest female in the final training run down Raptor.

Now we’re Cookin’

After some line adjustments and a ski change, Stacey Cook produces the fastest run on the second day of downhill training in Beaver Creek.

Gut fastest in first training run on Raptor

Results for the U.S. speed team were not their best, with Leanne Smith leading the charge in 17th. Stacey Cook wasn’t far behind in 21st, followed by Laurenne Ross in 30th.

Smith and Sejersted fastest in SG opener

Stacey Cook and Julia Ford also show their speed in first races of the season.
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