Anna Fenninger, Tina Maze, Lara Gut top training

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — The familier trio of Anna Fenninger, Tina Maze and Lara Gut finished fastest in today’s downhill training on the Raptor course.Those names have been frequently featured atop results lists over the last few seasons, with Maze of Slovenia winning the downhill and Fenninger of Austria winning the super-G at […]

All you need to know about the women’s downhill

By Chris Freud Some races are more equal than others.And even though we’ve had two fantastic super-Gs at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships at Beaver Creek, this is the downhill. More specifically, this is the women’s downhill and Lindsey Vonn is in the house, wearing bib No. 22.Yes, she won bronze on Tuesday in […]

The start list for the women’s downhill

By Chris Freud 1 FANCHINI Nadia ITA 2 RUIZ CASTILLO Carolina SPA 3 PIOT Jennifer FRA 4 SCHMIDHOFER Nicole AUT 5 MIKLOS Edit HUN 6 JNGLIN-KAMER Nadja SUI 7 COLETTI Alexandra MON 8 MERIGHETTI Daniela ITA 9 COOK Stacey USA 10 MANCUSO Julia USA 11 KLING Kajsa SWE 12 YURKIW Larisa CAN 13 WEIRATHER Tina […]

Complete men’s super-G results from Thursday

By Chris Freud 1 REICHELT Hannes AUT 1:15.68 2 COOK Dustin CAN 1:15.79 3 THEAUX Adrien FRA 1:15.92 4 JANSRUD Kjetil NOR 1:15.95 4 MAYER Matthias AUT 1:15.95 6 SVINDAL Aksel L. NOR 1:16.05 7 DEFAGO Didier SUI 1:16.07 8 STREITBERGER G. AUT 1:16.22 9 LIGETY Ted USA 1:16.38 10 KOSI Klemen SLO 1:16.39 11 […]

Complete men’s super-G results

By Chris Freud 1 REICHELT Hannes AUT 1:15.68 2 COOK Dustin CAN 1:15.79 3 THEAUX Adrien FRA 1:15.92 4 JANSRUD Kjetil NOR 1:15.95 4 MAYER Matthias AUT 1:15.95 6 SVINDAL Aksel L. NOR 1:16.05 7 DEFAGO Didier SUI 1:16.07 8 STREITBERGER G. AUT 1:16.22 9 LIGETY Ted USA 1:16.38 10 KOSI Klemen SLO 1:16.39 11 […]

What Achilles tear? Svindal looking great

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — The way Aksel Lund Svindal skied at the World Championships super-G, it was hard to believe that the downhill champ and Olympic medalist had recently been off the snow for three months.Svindal, who tore his Achilles tendon in October while kicking a soccer ball around, was not expected to […]

Selection of tips, tricks spectators should know

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CREEK — The world seems happy to be here, and we love it when company comes.The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are in town.“The stands are filling for every race, as we hoped they would. The crowds for this weekend’s speed events should be large and enthusiastic,” said Jen Brown, […]

What Achilles’ heel? Svindal looking great

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — The way Aksel Lund Svindal skied at the World Championships super-G, it was hard to believe that the downhill champ and Olympic medalist had recently been off the snow for three months.Svindal, who tore his Achilles’ tendon in October while kicking a soccer ball around, was not expected to […]

Some stuff spectators should know

By Randy Wyrick BEAVER CREEK — The world seems happy to be here, and we love it when company comes.The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are in town.“The stands are filling for every race, as we hoped they would. The crowds for this weekend’s speed events should be large and enthusiastic,” said Jen Brown, […]

Ligety leads American team in ninth place

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK – American racers had an eventful day in the men’s FIS Alpine World Ski Championships super-G race on Thursday, which kicked off with a moment of silence for U.S. Ski Team development athletes Ronnie Berlack and Bryce Astle, who were killed in an avalanche in Soelden, Austria last month. By […]