Ryan Cochran-Siegle is a member of the famous Skiing Cochran's, but this Junior World Champion didn't make the Team by family attrition; he did it by fast skiing at every level. (Getty Images/Agence Zoom/Alexis Boichard)
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named a group of 15 elite athletes to compete at the 2013 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championship scheduled for Feb. 19-28 at Le Massif and Mont Ste Anne, Quebec.
Ted Ligety skied a strong downhill and capped it off with a near perfect slalom to take his second gold of the World Championships winning the super combined.
Ted Ligety is among the favorites in Monday's World Championship super combined.
Ted Ligety opened with gold in super G at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships super G in Schladming.
Ted Ligety leads a group of veterans and rookies in the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships super G Wednesday.
eigning Junior World combined champion Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, VT) made a solid case for a birth on the 2013 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships team by finishing 25th in the Wengen super combined for his first Audi FIS Alpine World Cup points in
Times are dropping and energy is building in Beaver Creek in anticipation of Friday's Audi Birds of Prey downhill featuring Lake Louise podium finisher Marco Sullivan and a recharged men's U.S. speed team.
Ted Ligety powered his way to fourth in the Lake Louise super G, just .01 off the podium.
Two weeks into the U.S. Ski Team men's technical camp in New Zealand and U.S. coaches are reporting good progression despite a constant battle with warm weather.
The Eastern Ski Writers Association (ESWA) has awarded Mikaela Shiffrin and Ryan Cochran-Siegle with the 2012 Don A. Metivier Golden Ski Award.
Despite narrowly missing the super G win Friday, Tommy Ford collected the eighth national title of his young career with gold in the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships combined.
Tommy Ford came within .04 of another gold medal as Canadian Dustin Cook squeeked the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships super G title Friday in Winter Park.
Tommy Ford took slalom gold to open men's racing at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships for the seventh national title of his career.
Ryan Cochran-Siegle added one more gold to the "Skiing Cochran's" shelf with victory in the men's combined to close the 2012 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships.
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Another member of the famous Skiing Cochrans, Ryan Cochran-Siegle's mother is 1972 Olympic slalom gold medalist Barbara Ann Cochran, which also means he's cousins with a handful of other former U.S. Ski Teamers including Jimmy Cochran. But this Junior World Champion didn't make the Team by family attrition; he did it by fast skiing at every level. Good news: his elevator is just getting off the ground floor.
After winning gold in both downhill and combined at the 2012 Jr. Worlds, Cochran-Siegle's stock was rising as fast as he was skiing. The trend rolled right into the 2013 then BAM, he blew his ACL and MCL while racing the downhill portion of the super combined at the World Championships. Back on the horse in 2014, RCS picked up where he left off to win the NorAm overall title, finish second in downhill and third in both super G and giant slalom.
Expect to see the Vermont ripper back on the World Cup full time in 2015 with his eyes set on World Champs redemption–only this time it’s on home snow in Beaver Creek, CO.
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