Alpine Skiing

Lindsey Vonn ready to attack in Captain America suit

The Olympic downhill is little more than a month away and Lindsey Vonn is finally ready to start attacking at 100 per cent again.<p>Forget that unusual …

Skiing

Matteo Marsaglia fastest on the Streif

The second and final training for the famous Hahnenkamm downhill in Kitzbuehel took place today on the Streif, with Matteo Marsaglia topping the …

Winter Sports

Marker’s Alpinist: A new, lighter tack for the alpine-focused brand

There’s a new binding coming to the Marker family, and it’s unlike anything you might expect from the alpine-oriented brand.<p>The Alpinist is Marker’s …

Winter Sports

Alpine skiing - Sweden's Pietilae-Holmner retires

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish slalom skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner has announced her retirement at the age of 31, giving up on her hopes of competing at a fourth Olympics.<p>The technical specialist finished fourth in the slalom at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and sixth in the giant slalom at the …

Skiing

Diamond Anniversary: Black Diamond’s 10-year ski designer talks innovation, evolution and his all-time favorite skis

A decade ago, for more than a year straight, Pete Gompert hounded Black Diamond Equipment for a job. At the time, the engineer in his mid 20s had a …

Skiing

January 14, 2018

Brett Welychka<p>Men's Hockey<p>View Profile<p>Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team captain <b>Brett Welychka</b> is this week’s TSN 1200 Male Athlete of the …

Canadian University Sports

Maria Pietilae Holmner announces retirement - FIS-SKI

Maria Pietilae Holmner of Sweden announced that she has made the difficult decision to end her career after 15 years on the World Cup. The technical …

Winter Sports

U.S. ski-team members on the mend — mentally and physically — as Winter Games approach

Laurenne Ross had sustained a fractured pelvis and a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. She suffered multiple shoulder dislocations, broken fingers, sprained ankles and concussions. Needed dozens of stitches to close gashes across her face.<p>None of those injuries prepared the veteran …

Sports

Every Winter Olympic sports perfect theme song

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang are upon around us. For all 15 sports in these games, you knew we were going to give you unofficial …

Olympics

Innerhofer tops first training in Kitzbuehel - FIS-SKI

Kitzbuehel is one of the most legendary course on the World Cup Tour, with technical sections, long flats, some very steep parts and many jumps and …

Winter Sports

What Sports Are In The 2018 Winter Olympics? Here's A Complete List

We're less than a month away from the Winter Olympics, which means it's time for figure skating, snowboarding, and crying about how we'll never be as …

Dating

German and Austrian helicopter companies offer heli-skiing in Georgia’s ski resorts

Austrian firm Wucher Helikopter and German HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH will operate heli-skiing flights in Georgia’s winter resorts.<p>The …

Skiing

When does the 2018 Winter Olympics start? Venue, dates, events and TV times for PyeongChang

The countdown to PyeongChang 2018 is on with Great Britain targeting a record Winter Olympics medal haul.<p>Team GB want five podium finishes from their …

Olympics

Italian women score World Cup triple in alpine skiing

Sofia Goggia won in 1min 4sec with Federica Brignone second, 1.10sec back, and Nadia Fanchini at 1.45sec. The podium sweep followed Brignone's …

Italy

Alpine skiing: Kenya's first speed skier aiming for professional career

ST MORITZ, Switzerland (Reuters) - Skiers from African nations are usually looked on as a novelty at the Olympic Games but Kenya's Sabrina Wanjiku Simader is deadly serious about her career.<p>The 19-year-old, born in Kenya and raised in Austria, has already taken her first steps on the World Cup …

Skiing

Alpine skiing: Drones, aircraft and injuries fail to stop Hirscher

WENGEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - It takes more than an ankle injury, a mishap involving a military aircraft or a drone falling on to the piste to stop Marcel Hirscher.<p>The relentless Austrian is recognized as one of the finest-ever skiers after winning six successive titles in the overall World Cup, …

Skiing

Alpine skiing: Goggia completes Italian double in Austria

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria (Reuters) - Sofia Goggia completed a double for Italy at Bad Kleinkirchheim by winning Sunday's shortened downhill in difficult conditions to follow up Federica Brignone's win in the Super G on Saturday.<p>Goggia, who celebrated her third win in a World Cup race, completed …

Skiing

Irrepressible Hirscher wins fifth slalom of the season

WENGEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - The irrepressible Marcel Hirscher stayed on course for his seventh successive overall World Cup title with another dominant win on Sunday, this time in the slalom at Wengen.<p>The Austrian, who will be aiming to add a first Olympic gold in Pyeongchang next month to his …

Winter Sports

5 slaloms in a row for Marcel Hirscher! - FIS-SKI

On Sunday, the tech racers take over the hill in Wengen and race a slalom on the Jungfrau / Männlichen course. Despite a record holding biography, …

Winter Sports

Goggia leads Italian podium sweep in Bad Kleinkirchheim - FIS-SKI

Sofia Goggia returned to her winning ways before hitting PyeongChang with a downhill victory at Bad Kleinkichheim on Sunday. Skiing down a shortened …

Winter Sports

This Is The Winter Olympics 2018 Schedule—And How To Watch It All Online

USA! USA!<p>We’re counting down the days to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, when we can watch snowboarder Jamie Anderson, skier Lindsey Vonn, and figure skater Bradie Tennell kill it out there. The games officially start on February 9, with some events, like curling, starting on …

Olympics

Comeback Complete: Lindsey Vonn Qualifies For 2018 Olympics Four Years After Injury Kept Her From Sochi

Many years and many injury comebacks in the making, Lindsey Vonn is finally returning to the Olympic Winter Games for the fourth and likely final …

Team USA

Brignone beats Gut to win World Cup super-G; Vonn 9th

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria — Federica Brignone won the penultimate women’s World Cup super-G before the Pyeongchang Olympics on Saturday.<p>The Italian …

Lindsey Vonn

Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup alpine skiing

Click on the video player above to watch <i>Road to the Olympic Games</i>, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and …

Olympics

Beat Feuz wins the Lauberhorn downhill - FIS-SKI

13 January 2018 13:56<p>Taking the win in front of your home crowd, on a legendary track, on a beautiful sunny day, is pretty much as good as it gets. …

Winter Sports

Team USA Medal Tracker Para Alpine Skiing World Cup Kranjska Gora

Team USA returns to competition in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, from Jan. 11-12 for the third world cup of the season. Representing the U.S. are Tyler …

Team USA

Maiden win for Victor Muffat-Jeandet - FIS-SKI

12 January 2018 16:15<p>The alpine combined from Wengen 2018 delivered three maiden winners: Victor Muffat-Jeandet took his first World Cup win, Pavel …

Winter Sports

Backcountry Basecamp 2018

<b>BASECAMP 5.0 – Backcountry Magazine teams up with Scott Sports to spread mountain education across the country</b><p><b>Jeffersonville, Vt. (for immediate</b> …

Skiing

With Olympics looming, U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn’s priority is avoiding injury

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, AUSTRIA—After a four-week break from racing, American standout Lindsey Vonn is returning to the Alpine skiing World Cup this …

Lindsey Vonn

Another U.S. win in moguls, plus another Olympic qualifier

American <b>Jaelin Kauf</b> is the world’s best moguls skier this season. Countrywoman <b>Morgan Schild</b> is not far behind.<p>Kauf won for the second time in six …

Olympics