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  • Evers takes on new role as men’s Swiss speed coach March 29, 2017
    Former U.S. Ski Team and Liechtenstein coach Andreas Evers has been hired by the Swiss Ski Federation as a men’s speed coach. He is tasked with developing and implementing a more individualized plan for the speed group in the coming season. Evers, a 49-year-old Austrian, has spent the last two years working for the Liechtenstein Ski […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Canadian Championships wrap up with slalom races March 29, 2017
    The 2017 Canadian National Championships continued in Mont Tremblant, Quebec on March 27-28. The men competed first, and despite drizzling rain, the course crew did a fantastic job in getting both slalom runs off and a Canadian National slalom champion was named. American athletes took the first and second-place spots. The U.S. Ski Team’s AJ […]
    SR Staff
  • Ross injured in crash at U.S. Nationals March 28, 2017
    The U.S. Ski Team’s Laurenne Ross—a World Cup athlete who specializes in the speed events—was injured in a brutal crash on Monday. The skier was competing in the ladies’ U.S. National Championship giant slalom at Sugarloaf Resort in Maine. After being taken off the hill in a sled, Ross had sustained an unspecified injury to her […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Czech star Strachova announces retirement March 28, 2017
    32-year-old Czech slalom specialist Sarka Strachova announced her plans to retire at a news conference and a video posted to her Facebook page on Tuesday in Prague, Czech Republic. After 15 years on the World Cup, the Czech star amassed two World Cup slalom wins (both in Aspen in 2008 and 2009), 17 podium finishes, […]
    Sean Higgins
  • Roberts claims National GS title on final day March 28, 2017
    CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine–At Sugarloaf Resort on Tuesday, spectators couldn’t help but see the humor in watching the men’s U.S. National Championship giant slalom, primarily because there wasn’t much to see. A thick cloud blanketed the hill much of the day, and from the bottom of the course, the finish line was invisible. As announcer Craig […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • McJames wins National GS title on challenging day March 27, 2017
    CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine–Mondays can be rough for anyone, but this one was especially so for top ski racers who were racing at Sugarloaf Resort in the women’s U.S. National Championship giant slalom on March 27. Wind pelted snow into the faces of athletes and spectators throughout the day, and visibility was extremely low. Not even […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Merryweather, Johnson, and Morse crowned 2017 Ski Racing Juniors of the Year March 26, 2017
    Starting in 1975, the editorial board of Ski Racing  has come together each spring to choose one male and one female athlete deserving to hold the title of SkiRacing.com Junior of the Year. Over the past 42 years, Ski Racing’s picks have gone on to earn 193 World Cup wins, 38 World Championship medals, and […]
    Sean Higgins
  • Grenier wins Canadian Championship giant slalom March 26, 2017
    Mont Tremblant’s Valérie Grenier claimed the Canadian giant slalom national title in front of a home crowd filled with friends and family. Grenier led after the first run and put down a great second run to take the win. “I’m super happy about this win here at my home hill,” said Grenier. “I really wanted […]
    SR Staff
  • Ginnis wins first National title, Stiegler reclaims slalom title after 10 years March 26, 2017
    CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine– The sun came out in full force on Sunday for the men’s and women’s U.S. National Championship slalom race at Sugarloaf Resort in Maine. U.S. Ski Team athletes AJ Ginnis and Resi Stiegler came out on top, winning the slalom national championship titles for 2017. In the women’s race, Stiegler reclaimed the […]
    Gabbi Hall
  • Philp defends Canadian Championship GS title March 25, 2017
    The sun and the crowds came out in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, for the first day of the Canadian Championships. Calgary’s Trevor Philp went into today’s giant slalom race as the defending champion. After finishing the first run 0.25 seconds back from Dustin Cook’s winning run, Philp had some ground to make up in the second run. The […]
    SR Staff