Alpine Skiing

ALPINE SKIING: Comebacks complete: Stuhec wins and Vonn third in women’s Downhill

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While the American media has been consumed with Lindsey Vonn’s final race in Sunday’s women’s Downhill at the FIS World Championships in Are (SWE),...

ALPINE SKIING: Norway’s Jansrud and Svindal exchange places in men’s Downhill

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At the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang (KOR), the men’s Downhill saw Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud claim the gold and...

ALPINE SKIING: Consistent Holdener wins women’s Alpine Combined

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The Alpine Combined is the least-appreciated and least-held event on the Alpine World Cup calendar, but it is still part of the Alpine World...

ALPINE SKIING: Italy’s Paris wins Worlds Super-G; Shiffrin to try for 3 golds, not...

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Italy’s Dominik Paris was clearly one of the medal contenders in the men’s Super-G, but having drawn the third position, he had very little...

ALPINE SKIING: First race, first gold for Mikaela Shiffrin in Alpine Worlds

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What will be a historic year for Mikaela Shiffrin became even more legendary as she skied to her first World Championships gold outside of...

GLOBETROTTING by Phil Hersh: Lindsey Vonn, who sped past limits to top of ski...

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Lindsey Vonn in downhill training Monday at the World Championships in Are, Sweden. I am not a skier.  So, when I began intermittently writing about...

ALPINE SKIING: 45th World Championships opens in Are Tuesday

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The Alpine skiing world is gathered in Are (SWE) for the start of the 45th FIS World Championships in the famed ski town, with...

ALPINE SKIING: Men’s World Cup races in Garmisch-Partenkirchen cancelled

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Bad weather has cancelled the men’s World Cup races in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including a Downhill and Super-G. No word yet on whether the races may...

ALPINE SKIING: Shiffrin earns second gold in Maribor for 13th win of the season!

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If momentum means anything in sports, Mikaela Shiffrin is riding a tsunami. As the Alpine world turns its attention to the World Alpine Championships next...

ALPINE SKIING: Shiffrin and Vlhova tie in Maribor; Vonn will retire after World Champs

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Ties aren’t common, but they show up occasionally in the FIS Alpine World Cup and they did again on Friday in Maribor (SLO) in...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: Shiffrin expected back on the slopes in Slovenia

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Just about two-thirds of the women’s Alpine World Cup racing has been completed, and the final races prior to the 2019 World Alpine Skiing...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport...

ALPINE SKIING: What’s this? France’s Noel beats Hirscher again in Slalom!

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Who is Clement Noel? That’s the question followers of the Alpine World Cup are asking, after the 21-year-old from Val d’Isere (FRA) won his second...

ALPINE SKIING: Hirscher looks for 10th win of the season in Kitzbuehel; will Shiffrin...

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It’s a sign of how dominant Austria’s Marcel Hirscher is in the Slalom – where he is the five-time seasonal champion – that when...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

ALPINE SKIING: Is Schwarz’s Austria’s coming star after a Combined win in Wengen?

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The Alpine Combined is one of the orphans of the World Cup tour: rarely run and often canceled for various reasons. But it continued...

ALPINE SKIING: She did it again! Shiffrin wins Super-G at Cortina!

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What may turn out to be a historic season for American ski star Mikaela Shiffrin turned golden again on the slopes of Cortina d’Ampezzo...

ALPINE SKIING: Vonn 15th and ninth in return to the World Cup in Cortina

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The FIS Alpine World Cup is the highest level of skiing in the world. American star Lindsey Vonn knows this and returned to the...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: Lindsey Vonn readies for season debut in Italy

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A busy week for both men and women on the slopes, with the men in Switzerland and the women in Italy: ● Women’s World Cup...

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