The downhill start list from Goldberg to Zampa

By Chris Freud 1 GOLDBERG Jared USA 2 FERSTL Josef GER 3 JANKA Carlo SUI 4 POISSON David FRA 5 THOMSEN Benjamin CAN 6 THEAUX Adrien FRA 7 BRANDNER Klaus GER 8 HEEL Werner ITA 9 CLAREY Johan FRA 10 NYMAN Steven USA 11 SVINDAL Aksel Lund NOR 12 FRANZ Max AUT 13 STREITBERGER Georg […]

The start list from Goldberg to Zampa

By Chris Freud 1 GOLDBERG Jared USA 2 FERSTL Josef GER 3 JANKA Carlo SUI 4 POISSON David FRA 5 THOMSEN Benjamin CAN 6 THEAUX Adrien FRA 7 BRANDNER Klaus GER 8 HEEL Werner ITA 9 CLAREY Johan FRA 10 NYMAN Steven USA 11 SVINDAL Aksel Lund NOR 12 FRANZ Max AUT 13 STREITBERGER Georg […]

Roots of Racing series: Hank Kashiwa, ambassador of pro skiing

By Edward Stoner This winter, Vail and Beaver Creek are hosting the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships for a 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 competitions and their humble beginnings. This series will feature many of […]

Good course, crowds at final men’s downhill training

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — After packing the venue full for the women’s downhill, crowds also took in a number of the men’s training runs at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships today. But while Red Tail Stadium was jammed for Steven Nyman, the first home team racer to attack the Birds of Prey […]

Good course, crowds at final men’s training

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — After packing the venue full at the women’s downhill today, crowds stayed for a number of the men’s training runs at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. But while Red Tail Stadium was jammed for Steven Nyman, the first home team racer to attack the Birds of Prey downhill […]

Who will become the King of the Mountain?

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — OK, here’s one of many cool things about the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.Two downhills on back-to-back days.Normally, we get our one men’s downhill during our traditional Birds of Prey stop in December. The people up in Lake Louise, Alberta, get all the fun with two downhills that same […]

Who becomes the King of the Mountain?

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — OK, here’s one of many cool things about the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.Two downhills on back-to-back days.Normally, we get our one men’s downhill during our traditional Birds of Prey stop in December. The people up in Lake Louise, Alberta, get all the fun with two downhills that same […]

Benway, Porter to be honored by Ski Club Vail

By Edward Stoner Editor’s note: Ski & Snowboard Club Vail is naming six people to its first Wall of Excellence in the Athlete Category and four people to its first Wall of Excellence in the Leader Category tonight at the Four Season Vail. Larry Benway and Mike Porter are among the four people being inducted […]

Dakin awarded FIS Journalist Award

By Edward Stoner VAIL — While the athletes take the spotlight during events like the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, it is often the people behind the scenes who make an event and our community shine. John Dakin, vice president of communications for the Vail Valley Foundation, was recently awarded the FIS Journalist Award […]

Maze and Fenninger flip places; Vonn 5th

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK – After her silver-medal performance in the FIS Alpine World Ski Championship super-G race, Tina Maze finished 0.03 seconds behind gold medalist Anna Fenninger, but in Friday’s downhill, the hundredths fell in the favor of the Slovenian.Whipping down the steep, turny course, Maze said she made a mistake but still […]