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

Dual Olympic star Ester Ledecka wins 1st World Cup downhill title at Lake Louise

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic won the season-opening World Cup women's downhill Friday at Lake Louise, Alta.

Switzerland’s Marco Odermatt snaps Austria’s Super-G dominance at Beaver Creek

Friday, December 6th, 2019

Marco Odermatt went on a wild ride to finish the technical course in 1 minute, 10.90 seconds Friday to earn his first World Cup victory.

Roni Remme: The real deal

Friday, December 6th, 2019
Switzerland Alpine Skiing World Cup

Roni Remme is 23 years old, learned to ski in her home town of Collingwood, Ont., at the Alpine Ski Club, and is arguably this country’s brightest young talent set to emerge on the World Cup circuit.

Erik Read wants to carve his own path while living up to family name

Friday, December 6th, 2019
Austria Alpine Skiing World Cup

There’s something different about the way Erik Read is feeling to start this alpine ski season. He can’t quite put his finger on it just yet. But there’s a different type of energy, focus and motivation as he gets set to take on the rest of the world.

Mikaela Shiffrin aims for another slice of history in return to Lake Louise

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

American skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin has 62 career World Cup wins to her name. But her successes at Lake Louise might be the most unique — it's the site of her first downhill and super-G victories. Shiffrin returns to Alberta on Friday looking to take sole ownership of second on the all-time women's wins list.

Watch World Cup men’s alpine skiing from Beaver Creek

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
Finland Alpine Skiing World Cup

Watch live action from the men's alpine skiing World Cup stop in Beaver Creek, Colo.

Watch World Cup women’s alpine skiing from Lake Louise

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Watch action from the women's alpine skiing World Cup stop in Lake Louise, Alta.

Matthias Mayer victorious at Lake Louise in season-opening super-G

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

Reigning Olympic champion Matthias Mayer of Austria won the season-opening World Cup super-G in a time of one minute 31.40 seconds on Sunday at Lake Louise, Alta.

Shiffrin wins slalom to tie for second on all-time World Cup list

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

American Mikaela Shiffrin moved into joint second on the all-time list of women's World Cup victories when she dominated the slalom event in Killington, Vermont, on Sunday.

Thomas Dressen wins Lake Louise downhill in comeback race from injury

Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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In a stunning return from serious injury, Thomas Dressen won a World Cup downhill in his comeback race on Saturday in Lake Louise, Alta.