RSS Ski Racing News

  • Veith prepares for return to racing September 25, 2017
    Alpine skiing superstar Anna Veith made her return to snow earlier this month, but her return to World Cup racing is still undetermined. Fans may recall that last season, the Austrian returned from her 2015 knee injury for a few races, even earning a third-place result in the Cortina d’Ampezzo super-G. Ultimately, she had to stop […]
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  • Barahona, Vukicevik secure South American Cup overall titles September 22, 2017
    The South American Cup season has come to end after the speed series at El Colorado, Chile. Competition wrapped there with downhill and alpine combined races. Noelle Barahona locked up the women’s overall title with a total of 666 points. The Chilean athlete had only one victory in the SAC season, winning a giant slalom […]
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  • Killington World Cup Committee announces Gold and Silver VIP Premium Packages September 22, 2017
    The newly formed Killington World Cup Committee is excited to announce the release of a limited number of premium VIP packages for the women’s alpine skiing World Cup race that will take place in Killington, Vt. on Nov. 25-26, 2017. The proceeds from the sale of the new VIP Premium Packages offered by the Killington […]
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  • Maier’s season over due to knee injury September 21, 2017
    Austrian speed skier Sabrina Maier has suffered a torn ligament and meniscus in her left knee during training in South America, according to a Thursday post on her Facebook page. She has already undergone surgery and will start the recovery process for this season-ending injury. Last season, Maier’s top World Cup result was 19th place […]
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  • Prokopyeva and Vukicevic victorious in SAC downhills September 21, 2017
    Wednesday saw the South American Cup (SAC) series in El Colorado continue with men’s and women’s downhill action taking place at the Chilean resort. Russia’s Aleksandra Prokopyeva took the women’s race with a time of 1:04.94 seconds, besting her compatriot Iulija Pleshkova in second by a slim 0.17 seconds. Andorra’s Carmina Pallas rounded out the […]
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  • Gower, Pleshkova win SAC super-G races September 20, 2017
    South American Cup competition continued on Tuesday with the second men’s and women’s super-G races of the series in El Colorado, Chile. After a second-place finish on Monday, Great Britain’s Jack Gower took the win in a six-point penalty race with a time of 1:10.66, coming back strong from a knee injury last summer. Gower […]
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  • Mermillod Blondin, Bailet suffer setbacks during early season training September 20, 2017
    During pre-season training, two French athletes have suffered setbacks in their preparations for the Olympic season. World Cup speed skier Thomas Mermillod Blondin, who injured his thigh in preparation for the 2016-17 World Cup season, missed all of last year’s competitions. A few weeks ago, the Frenchman finally clicked back into his skis. However, after training […]
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  • El Colorado speed series launches with super-G and alpine combined September 19, 2017
    After two race series in Argentina, South American Cup (SAC) action returned to El Colorado, Chile, for speed races. Competition began with a super-G and alpine combined for both men and women on Monday. In the women’s super-G, Aleksandra Prokopyeva of Russia took the win by 0.64 seconds over Manon Campillo of France. Prokopyeva’s fellow […]
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  • Velez Zuzulova to undergo experimental surgery to save season September 18, 2017
    Last week, Slovakian slalom star Veronika Velez Zuzulova left a South American training camp on crutches with a serious injury in her right knee, reportedly a ligament tear. With her Olympic dreams threatened, the World Cup veteran has announced that she will undergo a “modern procedure” in an attempt to be back on snow in […]
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  • Germany’s Staubitzer suffers season-ending knee injury September 18, 2017
    For German World Cup skier Benedikt Staubitzer, his ski season has ended before it even began. The giant slalom specialist from Mittenwald, Germany, suffered a torn ligament in his left knee after a training crash. According to sources, the operation took place in the Isar Clinic in Munich and went well with the 26-year-old able to […]
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