Young guns: Up-and-comers look to make their mark on U.S. ski racing

20th January, 2015 by

By Edward Stoner

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in 2015 magazine. The Alpine World Ski Championships come to Beaver Creek Feb. 2-15. VAIL — Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller have become household names in recent years, along with other successful members that include Ted Ligety and Marco Sullivan. And while the success of the U.S. team’s veterans has put ski racing in the mainstream consciousness, they’re also approaching the twilight years of their careers. With such a storied squad of veterans at the helm, and the recent success of 19-year-old phenom Mikaela Shiffrin, ski fans and U.S. Ski Team coaches may well …

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