There’s no place like home.… just ask. The American superstar finally collected a World Cup win on home snow last Wednesday with a victory in the Audi Birds of Prey Super-G in Beaver Creek in front of thousands of cheering family, friends and fans.
- Published: 2 years, 1 day ago
Vonn nails first US World Cup Win in Beaver Creek
- Published: 2 years, 136 days ago
Review of Alpine Skiing World Cup and Winter X Games
The Alpine Skiing World Cup ended in late March, thus ending six months of competition which brought plenty of surprises. Unsurprisingly, the Croatian Ivica Kostelic won the overall competition thanks to his many victories, including the Slalom and Combined categories. In the Ladies competition, German Maria Riesch won the cup, only 3 points ahead of Lindsay Vonn (USA) who still managed to have a remarkable season, after winning gold medals in Combined, Super G and Downhill.
- Published: 3 years, 7 days ago
Val d'Isère to host Skiing World Cup this weekend
Starting this weekend, Val d’Isère hosts the 55th Criterium de la Première Neige. This year, the Skiing World Cup will have a distinctly British feel as the competition celebrates Britain’s contribution all things ski. 2010 is the year the Criterium begins to celebrate the racers and nations who have shaped the world of skiing. The first of these festivals is dedicated to the Brits, those pioneers of skiing and inveterate competitors! To have Britain celebrated first and foremost is a real honour.
- Published: 3 years, 40 days ago
After winning 3 medals in Vancouver Bode's back for another season
’s back for the start of another season. Whether he’s around for the finish remains a big mystery even to him. The U.S. skier was swayed from retirement last year by the lure of the Vancouver Olympics, where he won gold, silver and bronze to run his career total to five Winter Games medals. This year, there’s no such enticement dangling out there for him.
- Published: 3 years, 322 days ago
won the women’s World Cup
- Published: 3 years, 341 days ago
Kitzbühel will stage the famousdownhill race from January 22nd – 24th. First staged in 1931 this month’s race will mark the 70th running of the race. The is ’s biggest annual sporting event attracting at least 50,000 fans to the slopes.