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

Calgary wants to be World Cup freestyle, snowboard hub city

Saturday, September 19th, 2020

Calgary is making a pitch to be a World Cup hub for both freestyle skiing and snowboard, a proposed series of up to 12 halfpipe, slopestyle and big air events, plus a freestyle ski moguls World Cup, at WinSport's Canada Olympic Park.

Moguls king Mikael Kingsbury celebrating ‘best World Cup season of my career’

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Mikael Kingsbury's moguls season was short, but sweet. The Canadian won seven of 10 World Cups, and finished second in the other three, to claim the men's season title for a record-stretching ninth straight year.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup snowboard cross

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

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 snowboard cross World Cup stop in Veysonnaz, Switzerland.

Cancelled super-G sets up 3-way battle for men’s overall World Cup title

Sunday, March 8th, 2020

A tight, three-way fight for the men's World Cup overall title was ensured Sunday when a super-G race was cancelled due to the weather conditions in Norway. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde holds a 54-point lead over Alexis Pinturault of France.

Norway’s Kilde takes overall Alpine World Cup lead on home course

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway seized the lead in the overall Alpine World Cup standings by finishing second in Saturday's downhill won by Matthias Mayer while Cam Alexander of North Vancouver, B.C. earned his first-ever top-10 finish.

Watch men’s alpine skiing World Cup from Norway

Friday, March 6th, 2020

CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the men's alpine World Cup event from Kvitfjell, Norway, beginning on Saturday at 5 a.m. ET.

Watch Road to the Olympic Games: men’s alpine skiing World Cup

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Tune into Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. This week's program features men's downhill and super-G from the alpine World Cup event in Kvitfjell, Norway.

Canada’s Jack Crawford a career-best 12th in super-G won by Vincent Kriechmayr

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Local favourite Vincent Kriechmayr of Austria won a men's super-G World Cup race on Saturday, which gave the battle for the overall and discipline titles new impetus. Jack Crawford of Toronto finished a career-best 12th.

Croatia’s Zubcic comes back from 12th to win men’s World Cup giant slalom in Japan

Friday, February 21st, 2020

Filip Zubcic of Croatia won a men's World Cup giant slalom race in Japan on Saturday after coming from 12th place after the first run.

Former teen prodigy Lara Gut-Behrami ends 2-year drought in dowhhill

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Switzerland Alpine Skiing World Cup

In ski-crazy Switzerland, Lara Gut-Behrami's first World Cup victory in more than two years was quickly labeled "a resurrection" by broadcasters.