After battling back from a 2013 injury, Alice conquered demons in Garmisch finishing 13th and snagged her first U.S. Championship title in super G at Sugarloaf, ME. (Sarah Brunson/USSA)
Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) notched another Audi FIS Ski World Cup victory, number 75, Sunday in super G and moved into the overall World Cup lead.
Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) extended her super G win streak to four with a commanding victory at Sunday’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup.
Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) tied Annemarie Proell’s World Cup downhill victory record with win number 36 in a two-run Audi FIS World Cup sprint downhill Saturday.
Laurenne Ross cracked the top 10 as Lindsey Vonn’s bid for a record-tying downhill victory hit a bump in the road Saturday.
The men are in Val Gardena and the women in Val d'Isere to kick off speed series.
April 2015 marked the second year of a collaborative project between the U.S. Ski Team and the PSIA-AASI, when coaches and athletes learned side-by-side over at Snowbird resort in Utah.
On a sunny day at Sugarloaf, top athletes in North America competed at the U.S. Alpine Championships for the title of the nation’s best super G skier. Alice McKennis triumphed in the women’s field, while Drew Duffy took a shocking win on the men's side.
Lindsey Vonn charged to victory at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals in Meribel, collecting her 18th crystal globe, winning the downhill title over Austria's Anna Fenninger.
Lindsey Vonn was seventh Saturday in an Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, bringing her lead over Anna Fenninger down to just 35 points with one race remaining.
It's an action-packed weekend coming up in Europe, with Alice McKennis taking 16th in the Garmisch downhill training run and Lindsey Vonn seventh. Steven Nyman won his second training run in Kvitfjell and looks for another World Cup win on Saturday.
The weather finally lifted in Bansko, after a weekend of delays and cancelations due to heavy fog. In a sun-drenched, technically set super G, Lindsey Vonn grabbed third place. Podium regulars Anna Fenninger of Austria and Tina Maze of Slovenia went 1-2.
Three U.S. women will contend for two remaining start positions for Friday's women's downhill. Training opens Monday on Raptor.
Laurenne Ross led the USA in 12th at the final Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill before the World Championships.
Lindsey Vonn etched her name into the history books of her sport, winning her 62nd career Audi FIS Ski World Cup in the Cortina downhill.
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Formerly coached by five-time Olympian Casey Puckett, Alice McKennis knows a thing or two about speed events. Her resume speaks for itself with a World Cup downhill win, multiple World Cup super G top 10's, and a 20th in the World Cup DH standings as well as a spot on the 2010 Olympic Team during her rookie World Cup season.
After a March 2013 crash in Garmisch-Partenkirchen that shattered her right tibial plateau into about 30 pieces, McKennis came back strong in 2015 with eight finishes in the top 30 and three in the top 15. McKennis cemented her strong comeback from injury, finishing 13th on the same Kandahar piece she sustained injury in 2013, and capped the season with a strong 12th place finish at World Cup Finals in Meribel and her first U.S. Championship title, in super G at Sugarloaf, ME. Keep an eye on this one—she'll be gunning for top 10 in 2016.
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