Alex Schult

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Shiffrin says it best: ‘Embrace’ adversity

Shiffrin attacks adverse conditions in Bormio (GEPA/Christian Walgram)<p>As I noted in an article I wrote last winter, Ski Racing is One Brutal Sport, …

Shiffrin Named Colorado Athlete of the Year

• Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) has been named the 2013 Colorado Athlete of the Year along with NFL quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver …

Shiffrin repeats as Snow Space Princess

Shiffrin in Flachau (GEPA/Christian Walgram)<p>When Mikaela Shiffrin heads into the second run with nearly a full second advantage over the rest of the …

Issue 6 hot off the press

Shiffrin is Snow Space princess a second straight time - FIS-SKI

FLACHAU, Austria– As expected, conditions changed as the evening went on. It started snowing right before the second run. After an outstanding first …

In His Own Words: Marco Sullivan

U.S. Ski Team veteran Marco Sullivan. PHOTO: Jonathan Selkowitz<p><b>Age:</b> 33<p><b>Hometown:</b> Tahoe City, California<p><b>Olympic discipline(s):</b> Downhill and</b> …

In Her Own Words: Mikaela Shiffrin

Phenom Mikaela Shiffrin. PHOTO: Jonathan Selkowitz<p><b>WORDS: Megan Michelson</b><p><b>Age:</b> 18 <b><br>Hometown:</b> Vail, Colorado <b><br>Olympic discipline(s):</b> Slalom, Giant Slalom</b> …

In His Own Words: Steve Nyman

Steve Nyman sending it in the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Downhill race in Val Gardena, Italy on December 15, 2012. PHOTO: Mitchell Gunn/ESPA<p><b>WORDS:</b> …

It's All Downhill - Winter Olympics

en_US<p>article<p>It's All Downhill Sure, last year’s number one female ski racer, Slovenia’s Tina Maze, dominates in all four disciplines and put out a …

Alpine Ski Racing Is One Tough Sport

I was recently asked to write a chapter on the benefits and costs of sports participation among youth for a new parenting book. It got me thinking about all of the different sports that I have competed in over the years including competing internationally in ski racing (okay, I'm a bit biased), as …

Skiing

The Jaded Local: Vonn Is Out

Lindsey Vonn, the fastest woman on the planet, at the 2013 FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Lake Louise. PHOTO: Red Bull Content Pool<p>Lindsey Vonn …

Ligety 3rd in Alta Badia Giant Slalom - U.S. Ski Team

Alissa Johnson - Jump 1 - 2014 Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping - U.S. Ski Team

Lindsey Van - Jump 2 - 2014 Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping - U.S. Ski Team

Jessica Jerome - Jump 1 - 2014 Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping - U.S. Ski Team

Shiffrin Wins Career Sixth Slalom - Bormio - U.S. Ski Team

Stiegler Bormio Slalom - U.S. Ski Team