The start list for today’s men’s alpine combined

By Chris Freud 1 BYDLINSKI Maciej POL 2 KOSI Klemen SLO 3 CATER Martin SLO 4 ZURBRIGGEN Silvan SUI 5 GOLDBERG Jared USA 6 WEIBRECHT Andrew USA 7 MARSAGLIA Matteo ITA 8 MAYER Matthias AUT 9 HIRSCHER Marcel AUT 10 MERMILLOD B. Thomas FRA 11 CAVIEZEL Mauro SUI 12 BAUMANN Romed AUT 13 JANSRUD Kjetil […]

A primer for Sunday’s men combined

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — In theory, it’s simple.Be the fastest in the downhill and the fastest in the slalom, and you win the men’s combined.It ain’t that easy.And that is why Sunday’s race, which starts at 10 a.m. with the downhill and has the slalom at 2:15 p.m., is just wide open.First off, […]

Banking on Ondrej Bank?

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK – Coming back from adversity is an over-arching theme at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships with all of the amazing return-from-injury stories starring Lindsey Vonn, Aksel Lund Svindal, Beat Feuz, and even Bode Miller before his crash in his unbelievable super-G run earlier this week. But few World Cup […]

Banking on Bank?

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK – Coming back from adversity is an over-arching theme at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships with all of the amazing return-from-injury stories starring Lindsey Vonn, Aksel Lund Svindal, Beat Feuz, and even Bode Miller before his crash in his unbelievable super-G run earlier this week. But few World Cup […]

Youth is served in Saturday’s downhill

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Experience at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships men’s downhill at Beaver Creek was apparently an overrated commodity.Switzerland’s Patrick Kueng snagged gold, followed by American Travis Ganong in second and Swiss skier Beat Feuz with the bronze.All are first-time medalists at the Championships. Kueng finished in 1 minute, 43.18 […]

Youth is served in downhill

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Experience at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships men’s downhill at Beaver Creek was apparently an overrated commodity.Switzerland’s Patrick Kueng snagged gold, followed by American Travis Ganong in second and Swiss skier Beat Feuz with the bronze.All are first-time medalists at the Championships. Kueng finished in 1 minute, 43.18 […]

Men’s downhill results

By Chris Freud 1 KUENG Patrick SUI 1:43.18 2 GANONG Travis USA 1:43.42 3 FEUZ Beat SUI 1:43.49 4 NYMAN Steven USA 1:43.52 5 FAYED Guillermo FRA 1:43.57 6 SVINDAL Aksel Lund NOR 1:43.63 7 BANK Ondrej CZE 1:43.74 8 THEAUX Adrien FRA 1:43.81 9 WEIBRECHT Andrew USA 1:43.85 9 JANKA Carlo SUI 1:43.85 11 […]

Weibrecht, Goldberg fill in for Miller in downhill

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Up until Friday’s downhill, Andrew Weibrecht, who had a top 10 finish in Saturday’s race, wasn’t even sure if he’d be in the starting gate for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships men’s downhill.Bode Miller, who is out for the season with a major injury after crashing in Thursday’s […]

Weibrecht, Goldberg fill in for Miller

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Up until Friday’s downhill, Andrew Weibrecht, who had a top 10 finish in Saturday’s race, wasn’t even sure if he’d be in the starting gate for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships men’s downhill.Bode Miller, who is out for the season with a major injury after crashing in Thursday’s […]

Stellar day for the U.S. in men’s downhill

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Travis Ganong put down the run of his life on Saturday during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships downhill race and in spite of the tremendous pressure on U.S. racers to perform at home, managed to pull it off.The 26-year-old Squaw Valley, California, native shook off his nerves and […]