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Slovakia's Petra Vlhova celebrates at the finish area of an alpine ski, women's parallel slalom World Cup in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Sergio Bisi)
December 15, 2019 - 8:59 am
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Petra Vlhova took advantage of Mikaela Shiffrin taking the day off to win a World Cup parallel slalom event on Sunday. Vlhova rallied from a slower start in the final to edge ahead of Anna Swenn Larsson by just 0.02 seconds at the line. They had filled the podium...
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First classified France's Alexis Pinturault celebrates at the finish area of an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom in Val d' Isere, France, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
December 15, 2019 - 8:52 am
VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Alexis Pinturault won his first World Cup slalom in almost six years by a big margin Sunday, after American prospect Luke Winters could not sustain an unexpected challenge. Pinturault extended his first-run lead to finish 1.44 seconds ahead of Olympic champion Andre...
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December 11, 2019 - 7:05 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Efforts to revitalize traditional professional alpine ski racing are culminating in a network-televised world championship event planned for April 2020 at Taos Ski Valley in northern New Mexico , organizers said Wednesday. World Pro Ski Tour CEO Jon Franklin announced the...
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Switzerland's Marco Odermatt reacts after finishing a Men's World Cup super-G skiing race Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, in Beaver Creek, Colo. (AP Photo/John Locher)
December 06, 2019 - 12:06 pm
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Swiss racer Marco Odermatt has broken Austria’s grip on the Birds of Prey super-G. The second racer to take the hill, 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. The 22-year-old nearly...
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Austria's Matthias Mayer reacts in the finish area following his run in the men's World Cup super-G ski race at Lake Louise, Alberta, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 01, 2019 - 2:18 pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Olympic champion Matthias Mayer ended Dominik Paris’ victory streak to win the first World Cup super-G of the Alpine ski season on Sunday. Mayer raced down the sun-bathed Canadian course 0.40 seconds faster than Paris, who won the previous three super-G races last season...
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Thomas Dressen of Germany skis down the course during the men's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 30, 2019 - 2:44 pm
LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — In a stunning return from serious injury, Thomas Dressen won a World Cup downhill in his comeback race on Saturday. Dressen returned to action, wearing bib No. 13, exactly one year to the day after he blew out his right knee and dislocated a shoulder crashing at Beaver...
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Italy's Marta Bassino celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Killington, Vt., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
November 30, 2019 - 1:15 pm
KILLINGTON, Vt (AP) — Victory eluded Mikaela Shiffrin once again in a World Cup giant slalom at Killington, edged into third place by an Italian 1-2 led by Marta Bassino on Saturday. Bassino sealed a first career World Cup win by retaining her first-run lead to beat Federica Brignone by 0.26...
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Lake Tahoe Skiers
Lake Tahoe Skiers (Photo credit: Glenn Hartz)
Holly Quan
November 26, 2019 - 6:44 pm
Several Sierra ski resorts near Lake Tahoe will be open by Friday because of the seasons first big snow storm.
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin feeds a reindeer during the podium ceremony after winning an alpine ski, women's slalom in Levi, Finland, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
November 23, 2019 - 6:24 am
LEVI, Finland (AP) — Coming off a record-breaking season with 17 race wins, Mikaela Shiffrin didn’t need much time in the new campaign to reach yet another milestone. The American set the all-time World Cup record for most slalom wins by any skier on Saturday, after earning her 41st career victory...
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France's Alexis Pinturault speeds down the course during an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
October 27, 2019 - 3:14 am
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Alexis Pinturault edged French teammate Mathieu Faivre in the first run to lead the World Cup season-opening giant slalom on Sunday. Pinturault timed 1 minute, 7.10 seconds in spring-like, sunny conditions on the Rettenbach mountain glacier, while Faivre came two-hundredths...
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