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Injured Julia Mancuso is biding her time

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — American skier Julia Mancuso went in for a simple hip surgery — if there is such a thing — and 51/2 hours later had a hip that was completely overhauled.<p>And one that now will allow the four-time Olympic medalist who lives in Placer County to race again, albeit not this …

World Cup champ Anna Fenninger suffers knee injury in training crash

SOELDEN, Austria -- Just three days before the start of the Alpine skiing season, defending overall World Cup champion Anna Fenninger has been …

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Lindsey Vonn calls Tiger Woods relationship a 'learning experience'

Dating Tiger Woods was just a practice round.<p>In an in-depth interview with the New York Times, Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn says she rushed into her multi-year romance with the once-scandalized golf great, calling their relationship a “learning experience” while managing to praise their time …

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Marcel Hirscher brings skiing to life with beautiful colour run

Four-time World Champion Marcel Hirscher paints the mountain with Red Bull ski stunt<p>Skiers are usually greeted by a blanket of white ahead of the average Alpine descent. Not so for anyone following Austrian ski racer Marcel Hirscher down the mountain.<p>The four-time World Champion left behind …

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Ligety Wins Giant Slalom at FIS World Cup

American skier Ted Ligety took first place in the giant slalom event at the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup competition in Soelden, Austria, on Sunday, according to results posted on the FIS website. The two-time Olympic gold medalist finished less than a quarter-second ahead of …

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What Are Ted Ligety's Performance Secrets?

After his World Cup win on the Rettenbauch glacier in Solden, Austria, on October 25, American Ted Ligety confirmed he is still the fastest human down a slalom course on skis. The 31-year-old from Park City, Utah, is a three-time Olympian and the only man in U.S. history to win multiple gold medals …

Tina Maze to take season off

Two-time Olympic champion Tina Maze has announced she will take a year’s break from skiing.<p>The 32-year-old, who secured gold medals in the downhill and giant slalom in Sochi, said she would devote the coming months to completing her university studies before deciding if she will return to the …

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Go Away With ... Mikaela Shiffrin

Skier Mikaela Shiffrin, 20, born and raised in Colorado, is already an Olympic gold medalist and the youngest slalom champion in Olympic alpine skiing history. "I travel mostly for skiing and feel so lucky to get to do that," she says. "In Europe, I will have a couple days off from training and my …

Lindsey Vonn discusses her pals Wozniacki, Federer and life after Tiger

LONDON – At Wimbledon, Lindsey Vonn is just another tennis fan.<p>The Olympic and world champion skier visited Wimbledon on Saturday to watch friends Caroline Wozniacki and Roger Federer play, and then did it all over again Monday.<p>USA TODAY Sports caught up with Vonn on what was in fact her fifth trip …

The tech Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn doesn't want rivals to use

Technology has changed how gold medalist Lindsey Vonn trains, from tracking sleep to recording workouts to analyzing her skiing technique. But to keep her advantage on the mountain, there's one technology she'd like to keep out of the hands of the competition:...

Tiger who? Lindsey Vonn turns heads at Grand Prix event

If looks could kill, Lindsey Vonn would be serving a life sentence.<p>The 30-year-old blond athlete attended Sunday’s Formula One Grand Prix of Great Britain event looking better than ever — just ask the men in the background.<p>Vonn paraded her enviable figure in a form-fitting dark khaki mini dress and …

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Lindsey Vonn won a baby cow

Lindsey Vonn won her 61st career race at Val d’Isere, and the prize was extra special. Two weeks after her victorious comeback to the sport at Lake Louise, Vonn returned to the site where she sprained her MCL just before the Sochi Olympics and won a one-month-old calf named Winnie. Vonn also won a …

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Fischer Sports Nordic Ski

VIP guest at Fischer these days: legendary biathlete Sven Fischer doing some video shooting - you can look forward to see some great product videos …

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Jean-Baptiste Grange extends Fischer contract

Just last summer, Jean-Baptiste Grange was toying with the idea of ending his career. Today he is the reigning world champion in slalom and has …

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Bode Miller is a dad again

U.S. skiing star Bode Miller has become a father for the third time.<p>The decorated Olympian and his wife, model and volleyball professional Morgan Beck, welcomed a son early Monday morning, and the new mom took to Instagram.com to share the happy news.<p>The first photo of the tot features him sleeping …

Ted Ligety's Olympic Performance Appears To Have Crashed His Company's Website

Getty Images<p>The buzz surrounding Ted Ligety's gold medal at the Sochi Olympics in the giant slalom, along with the branding on his helmet and …

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Ted Ligety shares the secret of the perfect turn

Olympic gold medal-winning downhill ski racer Ted Ligety has shared his secret to achieving the perfect race turn – and revealed why it's almost impossible to do when skiing competitively.<p>Speaking in a video interview to the <b>International Ski Federation</b> (FIS), the five-time World Cup champion talked …

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Meet Ligety's Ski Technician

Ski Racing put together a video featuring Ted Ligety's ski technician for his HEAD skis - Alex Martin. Martin tells trade secrets about how many …

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Dustin Cook wins super-G season finale

Ottawa skier earns 1st career World Cup victory<p>Canada's Dustin Cook won his first super-G race on Thursday at the season-ending World Cup finals in …

1st globes of @MeribelWorldCup have found their new homes! Congratulations @lindseyvonn and @Kjansrud on DH titles! http://t.co/JZ8d2He2ew

More Crystal for Lindsey Vonn

MERIBEL, France (March 19, 2015) - Standing in the start house, Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) knew the scenario - Austria's Anna Fenninger was in the lead …

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Happy fast boys! It's a wrap for the DH season, thank you guys for making it a memorable one! @MeribelWorldCup http://t.co/oUBDcbu1rY

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