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  • US announces starters for Killington and Lake Louise World Cups November 22, 2017
    The North American FIS Ski World Cup races are underway this week, as the excitement builds for the tech women in Killington, Vt., and the American Downhillers in Lake Louise, Canada. Mikaela Shiffrin looks for redemption on home soil, where she’ll be competing in front of family and friends—including her best friend who will be […]
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  • How to watch the Killington World Cup November 22, 2017
    Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin will hit the slopes this weekend for the first domestic FIS Alpine World Cup of the season at Killington Resort in Vermont Nov. 25-26. NBC Sports Group will present comprehensive coverage of the event which includes women’s giant slalom and slalom. Shiffrin won last year’s slalom event in Killington and took […]
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  • Canadian police investigation into Poisson’s death concludes November 21, 2017
    After French speed skier David Poisson died in a training crash last week at Nakiska, Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) opened a brief investigation. According to L’Equipe, the RCMP found no evidence of criminal activity and completed its investigation. Poisson went through the safety netting on course and hit a tree. Police say the […]
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  • The 6 P’s for ski racing success November 18, 2017
    Winter has arrived. Resorts across the U.S. are opening and the World Cup is already underway with races in Soelden and Levi. Hopefully, you’ve spent the off season working out in the gym, maybe on-snow training in some part of the world, and hopefully working on your mental training as well. With your first races […]
    Jim Taylor
  • US Ski & Snowboard prepares for future success with Project 26 November 17, 2017
    Alpine ski racing has a long history of success in America. But how is it positioned for the future? U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding in America, is initiating evolutionary changes in how it will approach alpine ski racing with an eye on results at the 2022 and 2026 […]
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  • Race Place names Cover Athlete Award winners November 17, 2017
    The 22nd Race Place catalog has over 30,000 copies in the mail, and with that, they revealed the winners of their Cover Athlete Awards. They began the Cover Athlete Awards program in 2012 and have contributed over $17,000 to deserving athletes since then. Award winners receive a merchandise credit to choose any products offered by […]
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  • Caviezel fractures collarbone in GS training November 15, 2017
    Gino Caviezel crashed Wednesday in giant slalom training in Zinal, Switzerland. The 25-year-old World Cup skier has suffered a concussion and a fracture of his left collarbone. The break was operated on this afternoon. “After a six-week rehabilitation, a control X-ray will show whether Gino Caviezel can then train again in the gates,” said Swiss […]
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  • Curtoni injured in crash at Copper Mountain November 15, 2017
    Italian skier Elena Curtoni was training at Copper Mountain this week when she crashed and tore a ligament in her right knee. Curtoni was transported to the local hospital, where she was examined and underwent tests, the results of which were immediately examined by the FISI Medical Commission. The Italian was just returning from an […]
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  • Opinion: A litmus test for the FIS November 15, 2017
    Change is in the air and not just because it’s fall. At the FIS technical meetings in Zurich and in Soelden at the World Cup opener, it was clear that times are changing in the world outside of the International Ski Federation (FIS). There are some in the sport’s governing body who have been pushing […]
    Heather Black
  • Spyder reveals US Ski Team uniforms for PyeongChang 2018 November 14, 2017
    Spyder has been the exclusive apparel partner of the U.S. Ski Team since 1989. The international performance apparel brand is excited to reveal the U.S. Ski Team’s Olympic uniforms with less than 100 days to go until the Winter Olympics Games kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games uniforms are reflective […]
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