A talented musician as well as a ski racer, Laurenne Ross is a four-discipline threat both on and off the snow with incredible talent on violin, piano, guitar and vocals. (Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
The Audi FIS Ski World Cup tour continues this weekend with the women racing in Crans-Montana, Switzerland and the men in Yazawa Naeba.
You’ve read about Lindsey Vonn’s domination on the North American and European slopes this winter—win after win, podium after podium, breaking records with each victory. But what you might not have read about are Laurenne Ross’ sneaky successes.
Lindsey Vonn finished third in Sunday’s Kandahar super G as Switzerland’s Lara Gut took the win.
Lindsey Vonn took her 76th career World Cup victory in commanding fashion on the Kandahar downhill track Saturday.
Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) notched another Audi FIS Ski World Cup victory, number 75, Sunday in super G and moved into the overall World Cup lead.
Welcome to Kitzbuehel, the Super Bowl of ski racing, where 50,000 crazed fans will descend upon this ski racing Mecca this weekend.
Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) extended her super G win streak to four with a commanding victory at Sunday’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup.
Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) tied Annemarie Proell’s World Cup downhill victory record with win number 36 in a two-run Audi FIS World Cup sprint downhill Saturday.
Laurenne Ross cracked the top 10 as Lindsey Vonn’s bid for a record-tying downhill victory hit a bump in the road Saturday.
Lindsey Vonn just missed the top step of the podium, finishing second to Switzerland’s Lara Gut in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Combined Friday.
Lindsey Vonn skied aggressively to take the win and the crystal globe in the final Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G of the season.
Lindsey Vonn took back the Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G lead with one race remaining with a victory in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
It's an action-packed weekend coming up in Europe, with Alice McKennis taking 16th in the Garmisch downhill training run and Lindsey Vonn seventh. Steven Nyman won his second training run in Kvitfjell and looks for another World Cup win on Saturday.
The weather finally lifted in Bansko, after a weekend of delays and cancelations due to heavy fog. In a sun-drenched, technically set super G, Lindsey Vonn grabbed third place. Podium regulars Anna Fenninger of Austria and Tina Maze of Slovenia went 1-2.
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A talented musician as well as a ski racer, Laurenne Ross is a four-discipline threat both on and off the snow with incredible talent on violin, piano, guitar and vocals. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Ross cut her teeth at a small local hill but headed to the Canadian Rockies on weekends, where she raced her Dad (a former alpine racer) to the lodge. Now with a World Cup podium under her belt and Olympic experience, the only question is how many more podiums can she add?
Since her World Cup debut in 2010, it was evident the podium wasn't going to be too far behind. Ross proved that in 2013, but 2014 was a different animal. After a slower than normal start to the season, Ross picked things up in the run up to the Olympics and then posted a season-best 11th in the Sochi downhill.
Ross started the 2015 season off strong, leading a solid effort by the women's speed squad that saw four athletes in the top nine. It was the strongest U.S. women's downhill team performance in two seasons. Ross went on to lay down a solid season with two 4th place finishes, six top 10 finishes and twelve top 15 finishes between World Cup races and World Championships. After a solid, fast and consistent 2015 season, she'll be a force to be reckoned with as she finds her way back on to the podium in the coming season.
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