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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...

Ligety Second in Giant Slalom Title

03/17/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 17) – Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) needed a victory in the final Audi FIS Alpine World Cup tour giant slalom to have a shot at a fourth title, but nearly skied out in the first run to eliminate his chances. Ligety was bounced off course and...

Kasper Wins Team Event Fastest Run

03/16/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 16) - Olympian Nolan Kasper (Warren, VT) pocketed almost $5,500 Friday by producing the fastest run of the nations team event with a scorching 19.01 seminfinal heat. Despite his run and...

Vonn Takes 16th World Cup Title

03/15/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 15) – Adding to her already historic season, Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) captured her 16th career Audi FIS Alpine World Cup title with a sixth place finish in Thursday's super G. Teammate...

Season Best Super G for Ligety

03/15/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 15) – Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) hurdled to 10th from the 26th start position to post his best Audi FIS Alpine World Cup super G result of the season in spring-like Schladming. Italy's Christof Innerhofer won the day's race, but Aksel Lund...

U.S. Women Dominate Downhill Standings

03/14/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 14) – After the points were tallied from Wednesday's season ending Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill, the women's U.S. Ski Team  won the nations' downhill standings by a 636 point margin over Austria.

Vonn Nears 2,000 Point Record with Win

03/14/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (March 14) – Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) charged the sun-softened Schladming downhill to win the 53rd Audi FIS Alpine World Cup of her career and edge closer to toppling Austrian Hermann Maier's single season record of 2,000 points that has stood for...

Kroell Claims Downhill Title

03/14/2012

SCHLADMING, Austria (Mar. 14) – In tight competition, Klaus Kroell of Austria won the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup downhill title in front of his hometown with a seventh-place finish Wednesday as Norweagian Aksel Lund Svindal won the race. Kroell took the season-long title by just seven points over Switzerland’s Beat Feuz, who was second on the...

Career Best Sixth for Brandenburg

03/11/2012

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (March 11) - Will Brandenburg (Spokane, WA) laid down a blistering final run of slalom Sunday to land an Audi FIS Alpine World Cup career best sixth in Kranjska Gora as Sweden's Andre Myrer took the win....

Ligety Wins Kranjska Gora by 1.61

03/10/2012

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (March 10) - Ted Ligety (Park City, UT) posted a staggering 1.61 second victory in Saturday's giant slalom for the fourth win of his career in Kranjska Gora. It was the largest margin of victory for the men's Audi FIS Alpine World Cup this...

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