Seeing ski history and repeating ski history

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Yeah, she’s that good.Slovenia’s Tina Maze is putting on a clinic at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek — silver in super-G, gold in downhill and now gold in the combined.She could stop right now, and she’d be the unquestioned star of the Championships. She won’t.As […]

Seeing history and repeating history

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Yeah, she’s that good.Slovenia’s Tina Maze is putting on a clinic at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek — silver in super-G, gold in downhill and now gold in the combined.She could stop right now, and she’d be the unquestioned star of the Championships. She won’t.As […]

Vonn derailed by equipment, course, knee

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Lindsey Vonn said earlier in the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships that she was banking on a “slim chance” of winning a medal in the alpine combined event, but in the end, the speed star was unable to pull off the feat.Vonn, 30, had equipment troubles early on and […]

A little good luck (charm) can never hurt

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — It doesn’t take much for superstitions to run wild, which is why some 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships skiers are adamantly against the idea of a good luck charm, but others genuinely believe that no success will ever come their way if certain emblems — jewelry, start number, […]

A little luck (charm) never hurts

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — It doesn’t take much for superstitions to run wild, which is why some FIS Alpine World Ski Championships skiers are adamantly against the idea of a good luck charm, but others genuinely believe that no success will ever come their way if certain emblems — jewelry, start number, socks, […]

Maze going strong with another gold medal

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK — Tina Maze proved once again that she is the master of all skis and all racecourses, no matter the length, shape or condition.After leading the downhill portion of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships women’s combined, the Slovenian held on for the win, dicing through the slalom course and […]

Maze going strong with another gold

By Chris Freud BEAVER CREEK – Tina Maze proved once again that she is the master of all skis and all racecourses, no matter the length, shape or condition.After leading the downhill portion of the DIS Alpine World Ski Championships women’s combined race, the Slovenian held on for the win, dicing through the slalom course […]

Snow looks scarce in seven-day forecast

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Days with clear-blue skies and daytime temperatures well above freezing, even at high elevations are delightful. But, really, it’s too nice, especially for this time of year.While snowfall is being measured in feet in the northeastern U.S., particularly New England — Boston has broken a 30-day snowfall record — […]

Snow scarce in seven-day forecast

By scott miller EAGLE COUNTY — Days with clear-blue skies and daytime temperatures well above freezing, even at high elevations are delightful. But, really, it’s too nice, especially for this time of year.While snowfall is being measured in feet in the northeastern U.S., particularly New England — Boston has broken a 30-day snowfall record — […]

Vail Valley Bizwatch: PizzaOne opens Avon location

By scott miller • Business name: PizzaOne.• Location: Traer Creek Plaza in Avon (next to Wal-Mart).• Date opened: Dec. 29.• Owner: Rafail Goranov.• Contact info: Call 970-949-6000 or go to www.pizza1online.com.• What goods or services do you provide? Take-out and delivery to Avon and Edwards.• What’s new or exciting at your place? Everything at this […]