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  • Hirscher claims second gold in St. Moritz slalom February 19, 2017
    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — It was another perfect day of ski racing as the 2017 World Ski Championships in St. Moritz drew to a close with the men’s slalom on Sunday. Austrian superstar Marcel Hirscher claimed his third medal of the Championships and his second gold as he took the race with a two-run time […]
    Sean Higgins
  • Third consecutive World slalom title for Shiffrin in St. Moritz February 18, 2017
    On Saturday, 94 athletes from 52 countries took to the Suvretta slope in St. Moritz for the women’s World Championship slalom. First run started with American Mikaela Shiffrin and ended with Haitian skier Celine Marti. While Marti was far from medal contention, Shiffrin was fighting for her third consecutive World Championship slalom title–something she earned […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Hirscher claims hard-fought GS title in St. Moritz February 17, 2017
    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – It was an electric atmosphere for the men’s World Championship giant slalom in St. Moritz on Friday as fans packed the stands and the men took on the challenging Corviglia slope. Austrian superstar Marcel Hirscher powered his way to his third World Championship title and his first in GS. Hirscher’s winning time […]
    Sean Higgins
  • Vail’s Kinsella grabs gold and silver at 7 Nations Cup February 17, 2017
    This week, 13 U16 ski racers from across the U.S. made the trek to the prestigious 7 Nations Cup ski races in Hinterreit, Austria, on Feb. 15-16. Ski and Snowboard Club Vail‘s Kellen Kinsella managed to walk away from the event with a gold medal in the men’s giant slalom and a silver in the slalom. Three […]
    Sean Higgins
  • USSA names 2017 Junior World Championships team February 17, 2017
    A strong and deep team of 15 rising stars – seven women and eight men – have been named to the FIS Alpine Junior World Championships Team. The team is led by defending Junior World Downhill Champion Erik Arvidsson, who led the charge of four men in the top 10 last year – a feat […]
    SR Staff
  • Worley regains World Championship GS title, Shiffrin earns silver February 16, 2017
    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — The vibe on Thursday at the World Championships venue was pure bliss. Spring-like conditions in St. Moritz had everyone in a good mood, and while the temperatures made for slushy snow, salt and slip crews allowed for a fair and exciting race. Three familiar faces on the World Cup, Tessa Worley, […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Spyder and Marvel partner for super hero-inspired race suits February 15, 2017
    Spyder, a leading ski and performance brand, announced a two-year collaboration with Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media for an action-packed line of ski performance products inspired by iconic Marvel Super Heroes. At the FIS Alpine World Championships in St. Moritz, the U.S. Ski Team members are outfitted in race suits inspired by Marvel’s Captain America […]
    SR Staff
  • Gut to undergo knee surgery February 14, 2017
    As reported on Friday, Lara Gut suffered an injury during slalom training for the World Championship alpine combined. We now know the severity of the diagnosis: a complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament and a meniscus tear. The 2016 World Cup overall winner will be operated on in a few days when the inflammation […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Pinturault, Worley lead winning French squad in team event February 14, 2017
    The Nation’s Team Event at World Championships is arguably one of the most nail-biting disciplines to watch. Like the City Events, athletes go head-to-head in a parallel paneled slalom, but in this case, it’s a team effort with four athletes–two female, two male–per team. The team with the fastest combined time each round advances. Switzerland was […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Don’t let outside forces influence your confidence February 14, 2017
    I’m working with a World Cup downhiller (not named Lindsey Vonn and not an American) who is coming back to racing this season after a series of injuries. As you can imagine, it’s a real challenge for her to get her “mojo” back and regain her feel and comfort on the fastest downhill tracks in […]
    Jim Taylor