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Shiffrin ties Stenmark record with win in women's slalom

Nov. 28, 2021 18:40 PM EST

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin marked the return of the women’s World Cup to North America by setting yet another record — and the two-time Olympic champion did it Sunday on home snow. Shiffrin beat Petra Vlhova — her main rival — for her 46th win in...

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...

Killington GS canceled due to wind with Shiffrin last

Nov. 27, 2021 11:54 AM EST

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A women’s World Cup giant slalom was canceled on Saturday, with the poor weather perhaps sparing Mikaela Shiffrin’s blushes. The race in Killington, Vermont, marked the return of World Cup skiing to North America for the first time in two...

Fresh snow beckons Italian skiers returning after 20 months

Nov. 27, 2021 08:46 AM EST

SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy (AP) — After nearly two years of being restricted to watching snow accumulate on distant mountains, Italian skiers are finally returning to the slopes that have been off-limits since the first pandemic lockdown in March 2020. But just as...

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....

Mikaela Shiffrin looking forward to Killington homecoming

Nov. 26, 2021 12:41 PM EST

With the Alpine skiing World Cup returning to North America for the first time in two years, Mikaela Shiffrin can't wait to race in front of a home crowd again. This weekend's two races in Killington, Vermont, are the only women's World Cup events on American snow this...

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...

Slovakian skier Vlhova beats Shiffrin for 2nd time in 2 days

Nov. 21, 2021 10:24 AM EST

LEVI, Finland (AP) — Petra Vlhova got the better of Mikaela Shiffrin for the second time in two days Sunday, winning another women’s World Cup slalom in Finnish Lapland. The overall World Cup champion from Slovakia was .18 ahead after the first run and ultimately beat...

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...