Slovenia’s Tina Maze wins downhill; Vonn 8th

By Staff Reports LAKE LOUISE, Alberta — Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women’s World Cup downhill opener Friday while Lindsey Vonn finished eighth. Maze, a double gold medalist at the Sochi Olympics, finished in 1 minute, 50.98 seconds. Anna Fenninger of Austria was second in 1:51.43 and Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was third in […]

Jansrud wins downhill at Beaver Creek

By By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer BEAVER CREEK — Kjetil Jansrud of Norway extended his World Cup streak to three straight races with a downhill victory Friday on a challenging course he skied to near perfection. Jansrud followed his two-race sweep last weekend in Lake Louise, Alberta, with another splendid showing. He finished in […]

Colorado Ski Museum series: Norwegians introduce Nordic skiing competition

By Edward Stoner This winter, Vail/Beaver Creek are hosting the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for an unprecedented third time. The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum has opened its ski racing archives to tell stories that connect the dots between today’s spectacular made-for-TV competition extravaganzas and their humble beginnings. This series will feature many of […]

On the Hill: World Cup underway at Beaver Creek

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter John LaConte rides Beaver Creek during the Birds of Prey World Cup and shows viewers around the venue, which will also host the FIS-Alpine World Ski Championships in February. [iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/113743731″ […]

On the Hill: Blue Sky Basin opens at Vail

By John LaConte On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily reporter Ross Leonhart explores the newly opened terrain in Vail’s Blue Sky Basin, which just opened today. Blue Sky Basin is the last major area of Vail Mountain’s more than 5,000 acres […]

#BCLive: Updates from World Cup downhill day at Beaver Creek

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Snow reporter John LaConte is covering the World Cup race at Beaver Creek with updates on ski conditions, weather and crowds. Send your text, photo or video updates using #BCLive on Twitter or Instagram and see them published in tomorrow’s paper. [iframe src=”http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v7.aspx?Id=970039&ThemeId=” width=”650″ height=”2000″ frameborder=”0″] … Source:: Vail Daily […]

Lululemon Athletica unveils new Vail store

By Edward Stoner VAIL — Stretchy pants seem to expand their reach when they are produced with an ultimate purpose to “elevate the world from mediocracy to greatness.” That’s exactly what Lululemon Athletica states they aim to do with their technical athletic clothing for yoga, running, working out and “other sweaty pursuits,” but the company’s […]

Tennessee Pass snowshoe race returns on Saturday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The second race of the Pedal Power Winter Race Series will take place on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center. The center is located at Ski Cooper on U.S. Highway 6 and 24 between Minturn and Leadville. The Tennessee Pass 5-Miler Kickoff Classic is one of […]

Tennessee Pass snowshoe race returns Saturday

By Edward Stoner VAIL — The second race of the Pedal Power Winter Race Series will take place this Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center. The center is located at Ski Cooper on Highway 6 and 24 between Minturn and Leadville. The Tennessee Pass 5-Miler Kickoff Classic is one of the […]

Today’s Birds of Prey downhill start list

By Chris Freud 1 SULLIVAN Marco USA 2 JANKA Carlo SUI 3 SCHEIBER Florian AUT 4 ZURBRIGGEN Silvan SUI 5 LIGETY Ted USA 6 NYMAN Steven USA 7 VILETTA Sandro SUI 8 DEFAGO Didier SUI 9 FILL Peter ITA 10 HEEL Werner ITA 11 STREITBERGER Georg AUT 12 THEAUX Adrien FRA 13 PARIS Dominik ITA […]