Latest Men's skiing News

World Cup super-G called off in Canada due to too much snow

Nov. 28, 2021 15:23 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — What was supposed to be a three-race World Cup weekend turned into a one-race weekend in Lake Louise with the cancellation of Sunday’s men’s super-G. Heavy, wet snow continued to blanket Banff National Park and made it too hard to groom...

Austria’s Matthias Mayer wins World Cup men’s downhill race

Nov. 27, 2021 18:07 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Matthias Mayer edged fellow Austrian Vincent Kreichmayr on Saturday in the season-opening World Cup men’s downhill at Lake Louise. Mayer finished in 1 minute, 47.74 seconds. He started seventh. “Of course, I’m very...

First Lake Louise men's downhill canceled

Nov. 26, 2021 15:44 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — The first of two men’s World Cup downhills in Lake Louise was canceled Friday due to too much snow. About 10 inches fell overnight and an additional four inches were expected Friday at the ski resort in Banff National Park west of Calgary....

Ski star Feuz laments lack of ski buzz in Olympic host China

Nov. 25, 2021 10:35 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — Two-time Olympic medalist Beat Feuz is not thrilled about heading to Beijing for another Winter Games in a host nation with little ski tradition. The expected favorite in men’s downhill on Feb. 6 said in comments reported on Thursday by Swiss media that...

Sierra rescue team with Olympic skier readies for new season

Nov. 21, 2021 05:13 AM EST

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — The cell phone on the nightstand blares out from the dark. It’s a familiar ringtone to one of the members of the all-volunteer Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue. And at 12:30 a.m., it’s a melody that means only one thing — someone’s lost...

French skier Théaux crashes in training, will miss Olympics

Nov. 16, 2021 08:42 AM EST

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Three-time Olympian Adrien Théaux underwent surgery after he crashed in training in the United States and will miss the Olympic season, the French ski federation said on Tuesday. Théaux fractured his left elbow and his right tibia and...

2 skiers to miss Canada's WCup races due to vaccine mandate

Nov. 04, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Two Swiss skiers that do not want to be vaccinated against the coronavirus will miss the first men’s downhill race of World Cup ski season in Canada because the country requires international visitors to have two doses to enter. Swiss teammates Urs...

Swiss skier Odermatt wins GS opener; American Radamus 6th

Oct. 24, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — Swiss skier Marco Odermatt edged surprise first-run leader Roland Leitinger of Austria by .07 of a second Sunday to win the season-opening men’s World Cup giant slalom. American racer River Radamus, who impressed with an acrobatic recovery...

Shiffrin excels in World Cup skiing opener for her 70th win

Oct. 23, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — A friendly pat on the back from her rival Petra Vlhova and a long hug from boyfriend Aleksander Aamodt Kilde in the finish area were Mikaela Shiffrin's rewards for excelling in the season-opening World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Shiffrin...

'Equal chances': World Cup skiing has balanced schedule

Oct. 22, 2021 08:49 AM EDT

SÖLDEN, Austria (AP) — Alpine skiing heads into its Olympic season this weekend with the first World Cup races of a 37-event schedule that looks more balanced than in previous years. Both the men’s and the women’s calendars include 18 speed races and 18 technical...