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

French skier Tessa Worley wins GS in Shiffrin’s absence

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021
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French giant slalom specialist Tessa Worley finally returned to a women's World Cup podium after 11 months, winning the last GS of the calendar year on Tuesday in the absence of Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin and world champion Lara Gut-Behrami.

Canadians Phelan, Howden score World Cup ski cross bronze medals

Sunday, December 19th, 2021
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Canadian ski cross racers Britt Phelan and Reece Howden will bring home bronze medals from both the World Cup event in Innichen, Italy, on Sunday.

Petra Vlhova gets the best of Mikaela Shiffrin in slalom, again

Sunday, November 21st, 2021
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Petra Vlhova got the better of Mikaela Shiffrin for the second time in two days Sunday, winning another women's World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland.

Kingsbury puts back injury behind him with 3rd individual world moguls gold

Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Mikael Kingsbury of Deux-Montagnes, Que., won gold in men's moguls on Monday in Almaty, Kazakhstan, for his third career world crown in the freestyle ski discipline.

Vlhova wins home World Cup race, turns tables on Shiffrin

Sunday, March 7th, 2021
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Slovakian skier Petra Vlhova turned the tables on Mikaela Shiffrin Sunday by winning a women's World Cup giant slalom in Jasna, Slovakia, a day after the American had beaten her in the slalom.

Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom, Canada’s St-Germain finishes 10th

Saturday, March 6th, 2021
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Mikaela Shiffrin denied her Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova a home victory Saturday, winning the first World Cup slalom following the world championships.

Switzerland’s Gut-Behrami locks up super-G title in race marred by crashes

Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Swiss skier Lara Gut-Behrami locked up the World Cup super-G title in Val di Fassa, Italy, on Sunday, finishing runner-up in a race marred by two nasty crashes.

Canadian moguls star Kingsbury triumphant in return to World Cup competition

Thursday, February 4th, 2021
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Canadian moguls star Mikael Kingsbury, from Deux-Montagnes, Que., scored 88.10 points on his final run to top the podium in his first event of the season.

World Cup leader Pinturault wins giant slalom event at Adelboden

Friday, January 8th, 2021
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French skier Alexis Pinturault stretched his lead at the top of the overall World Cup standings by winning a giant slalom on Friday, posting the fastest time in both runs.

Kristoffersen rallies to lead Norwegian 1-2 at slalom World Cup in Italy

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020
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Henrik Kristoffersen had an explosive second run to win a men's World Cup night slalom on Tuesday, leading Sebastian Foss-Solevaag for a Norwegian 1-2 finish.