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

Mikaela Shiffrin earns 3rd straight World Cup win

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup event for the third time in eight days, beating Petra Vlhova in the head-to-head final of parallel slalom on Sunday.

Mikaela Shiffrin moves up all-time wins list with super-G gold

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin won a World Cup super-G on Saturday, confirming the slalom great's arrival as a pure speed racer and all-round threat.

Canadian skier Osborne-Paradis released from hospital after breaking leg

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Canadian alpine ski racer Manuel Osborne-Paradis has been released from a Calgary hospital and will continue his recovery from a broken leg suffered in training at the season-opening World Cup men's downhill at Lake Louise, Alta.

Austia’s Max Franz earns 1st World Cup super-G victory at Beaver Creek

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

Max Franz of Austria conquered the snow and fog Saturday for his first World Cup super-G victory.

Switzerland’s Feuz overcomes difficult conditions for downhill victory

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Beat Feuz of Switzerland found the ideal line through difficult conditions to win a World Cup downhill race Friday.

Lindsey Vonn postpones retirement to return to Lake Louise next season

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Lindsey Vonn is planning to come back for one more series of speed races at Lake Louise, Alberta, next season.

Consistent Shiffrin claims slalom gold at Killington

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. powered through the fog Sunday to win her third straight World Cup slalom race at Killington, overcoming tiny mistakes on the final run to finish in a combined time of one minute 43.25 seconds to edge Petra Vlhova of Slovakia.

Canadian skiing great Erik Guay abruptly retires after teammate’s violent crash

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Erik Guay, one of Canada's most decorated alpine skiers, has decided to walk away from the sport effective immediately.

Injured Manuel Osborne-Paradis won’t race Lake Louise World Cup downhill

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Canadian skier Manuel Osborne-Paradis won't race the season-opening downhill in Lake Louise, Alta., after breaking bones in his leg.

Canadian skier Erik Guay is going out on his own terms

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

A back injury forced Canadian alpine skier Erik Guay to withdraw from this past year's Olympics Games in Pyeongchang, ending his dreams of an Olympic medal. But he's determined to prevent the same thing from dictating the end of his decorated career.