Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Alpine Skiing’ Category

Lindsey Vonn says this ski season will be her last

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Lindsey Vonn, widely regarded as the greatest female ski racer of all-time, will retire from competition following the 2018-19 season even if she fails to break the record for World Cup wins, the American said on Thursday.

Canada’s most decorated ski racer to retire at season’s end

Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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The upcoming ski season will be Erik Guay's last. The three-time Olympian and two-time world champion will leave the sport as Canada's most accomplished alpine ski racer.

Skier Jan Hudec’s body never broke his competitive spirit — until now

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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If there was such thing as a broken body, alpine skier Jan Hudec would fit the bill. He's had 14 surgeries, including eight on his right knee. But through it all, Hudec won Olympic bronze and world championship silver and he couldn't be more at peace going into retirement.

Final World Cup races called off, Rebensburg wins GS title

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Viktoria Rebensburg won her third season title in the giant slalom on Sunday without hitting the slopes at the World Cup finals in Are, Sweden.

Road to the Olympic Games: Alpine skiing World Cup finals

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the men's and women's World Cup giant slalom and slalom events in Sweden.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom finale

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Overall champion Mikaela Shiffrin won her seventh slalom of the season at the World Cup finals on Saturday in Are, Sweden.

Olympic champ Marcel Hirscher wins season-ending giant slalom

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
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Olympic champion Marcel Hirscher won the season-ending men's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday for his 58th career victory.

Watch the alpine World Cup finals from Sweden

Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Watch live coverage from the men's and women's World Cup giant slalom and slalom events from Are, Sweden.

Austria’s Kriechmayr wins super-G for 2nd victory in 2 days

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Vincent Kriechmayr of Austria made it two wins in two days by taking the final World Cup super-G of the season on Thursday in Are, Sweden.

Olympic downhill champ Goggia caps World Cup season with super-G win

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Having packed away the World Cup downhill title a day earlier, 2018 Olympic gold medallist Sofia Goggia claimed victory in the final super-G of the season on Thursday in Are, Sweden.