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Alpine Women Train Mammoth Terrain

05/09/2012

MAMMOTH LAKES, CA (May 9) – Women's speed Head Coach Chip White and the Mammoth Mountain Race Department have constructed terrain mimicking World Cup race hills for specialized training at the California resort.

Athlete Spotlight: Steven Nyman

05/04/2012

Steven Nyman, born and bred in Utah, was skiing at age two (Dad ran the ski school at Sundance) and was a discretionary pick for the 2002 Junior Worlds squad where he landed two medals. Coaches were so impressed, they entered him in a World Cup slalom six days later and he finished 15th to launch his U.S. Ski Team career. To read on to see what...

2015 Alpine Worlds Planning Underway

05/03/2012

VAIL, CO (May 3) – Plans for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are well underway as officials from the FIS, the Vail Valley Foundation, Tridem Sports, EBU, Vail Resorts and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association wrapped up two days of Coordination Committee meetings Wednesday in Vail. Officials visited each venue, including both the...

Shiffrin, Cochran-Siegle Win Golden Ski Award

04/23/2012

FRANCONIA, NH (April 23) - The Eastern Ski Writers Association (ESWA) has awarded Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO; Burke Mountain Academy) and...

Vonn USOC March Athlete of the Month

04/10/2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (April 10) – Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall champion and Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) has been voted the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Female Athlete of the Month for March. Vonn, who secured a record fourth World Cup overall...

Squaw Valley to Host 2013 Alpine Champs

04/07/2012

 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, CA (April 7) – After a 10-year hiatus from the Golden State, the 2013 Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships will move to Squaw Valley. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) made the announcement during a U.S. Ski Team Day fundraising event Saturday featuring Squaw Valley athletes Julia Mancuso, Marco Sullivan...

Kelley Closes Champs with GS Gold

04/01/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (April 1) - Robby Kelley (Starksboro, VT/Cochran's/Mt. Mansfield Ski and Snowboard Club) became the latest "Skiing Cochran" to claim a national title as he closed the sun soaked Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships with giant slalom gold. Norwegians...

Mancuso Bumps Title Record to 15

03/31/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 31) - Olympic gold medalist Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA/Squaw Valley Ski Team) powered through exaustingly soft snow at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships to take giant slalom gold and up her own national title record to 15....

Ford, Staples Win Combined Titles

03/30/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 30) - Despite narrowly missing the super G win Friday, Tommy Ford (Bend, OR/Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation) collected the eighth national title of his young career with gold in the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships combined, a...

Ford Within .04 of Super G Win

03/30/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 30) - Tommy Ford (Bend, OR/Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation) came within .04 of another gold medal as Canadian Dustin Cook squeaked the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships super G title Friday in Winter Park.

Mancuso Extends U.S. Title Record to 14

03/30/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 30) - Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA/Squaw Valley Ski Team) landed a massive 1.2 second super G victory at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships Friday to extend her national title record to 14 in spring-like Winter Park....

Cochran Closes Career at U.S. Champs

03/29/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 29) - Two-time Olympian Jimmy Cochran (Keene, NH) said goodbye to a successful nine-year career with the U.S. Ski Team following the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships slalom at sunny Winter Park. A member of the famous "Skiing Cochran's...

Ford Takes Seventh U.S. Title

03/29/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 29) - Tommy Ford (Bend, OR/Mt. Bachelor Ski Education Foundation) took slalom gold by .01 seconds to open men's racing at the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships for the seventh national title of his career.

Shiffrin Defends U.S. Slalom Gold

03/28/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 28) - World Cup Rookie of the Year Mikeala Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO/Burke Mountain Academy) cracked open the 2012 Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships by defending her slalom gold in sun soaked Winter Park. Shiffrin, who became the...

Alpine Champs Open Wednesday in Winter Park

03/26/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 26) – Hundreds of athletes from U.S.

Winter Park to Host The Championships

03/20/2012

WINTER PARK, CO (March 20) - Winter Park Resort will be in the national racing spotlight when the NASTAR National Championships and Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships combine to create The Championships presented by Nature Valley, March 22 – April 1, 2012.

Strongest Season for Mancuso Since '08

03/18/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 18) – Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) fought her way to a fifth-place giant slalom finish in the Audi FIS Alpine Wrold Cup season finale, capping her best season since 2008 with fourth in the overall standings. Germany’s Viktoria...

Vonn Celebrates Fourth Overall Crown

03/18/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) - Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) hoisted her fourth Audi FIS Alpine overall crystal globe in five seasons Sunday to close the 2012 World Cup Finals in Schladming. Vonn, who was three points short of the overall in...

Solid Slalom Season for Ligety

03/18/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 18) – Olympic and World Champion Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) battled a slushy Schladming slalom to finish 11th in the final race of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup as Swede Andre Myhrer won the race to capture the discipline title. Ligety, who...

Vonn Sets Women's Points Record

03/17/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) –  Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) set the women's single-season Audi FIS World Cup points record Saturday with an eighth place finish in the season slalom finale. The finish elevated her to 1,980 points, 10 more than the former record set by...

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