Alpine Skiing

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...

ALPINE SKIING: Shiffrin scores again with win in Kronplatz Giant Slalom

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The amazing Mikaela Shiffrin dominated the FIS Giant Slalom race in Kronplatz (ITA) and cruised to an impressive 1.21 seconds over a world-class field. “This...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 14 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: Hirscher sweeps Adelboden, beats Kristoffersen again

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You have to have some sympathy for Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen. Just 24, he’s already won a World Cup seasonal Slalom title and been runner-up...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: Slalom season continues in Adelboden; more Hirscher wins on the way?

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Austria’s Marcel Hirscher is already well on the way to a stunning eighth straight overall World Cup title, winning seven of 18 races held...

ALPINE SKIING Preview: St. Anton World Cup re-scheduled, so Lindsey Vonn will have to...

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Heavy snow in St. Anton (AUT) has canceled this weekend’s women’s Downhill and Super-G World Cup races, postponing the return of American star Lindsey...

ALPINE SKIING: Vlhova conquers Shiffrin again, this time in Flachau

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Slovakia’s Petra Vlhova is proving to be a worthy foil to American Mikaela Shiffrin on the FIS World Cup circuit this season, scoring her...

ALPINE SKIING: Amazing Shiffrin wins in Zagreb for fourth “Snow Queen” Trophy

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American skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin may be the finest Slalom skier in history and won again on one of her favorite tracks, in Zagreb...

ALPINE SKIING: Shiffrin sets Slalom record in Semmering

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More history for the relentless Mikaela Shiffrin, who won Saturday’s Slalom race in Semmering (AUT) for a career total of 36 World Cup Slalom...

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