Latest Men's alpine skiing News

Skiing bonds Shiffrin, Paralympian who overcame cancer

Mar. 28, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

Ten years ago, Mikaela Shiffrin visited a friend and fellow ski racer in the hospital who was diagnosed with cancer. Thomas Walsh could barely sit up or eat and later had parts of his pelvis and lung removed due to the tumors. Shiffrin grew up skiing with Walsh, the two sharing a similar instructor in Shiffrin's...

Cashman wins giant slalom for first career national title

Mar. 25, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — Keely Cashman won the giant slalom on Monday for her first career national title at the U.S. championships. Cashman denied Nina O'Brien a sweep in the technical events at Waterville Valley Resort. O'Brien won the parallel slalom on Saturday and the slalom on Sunday, and was...

Mikaela in Manhattan: Shiffrin scripts marvelous ski season

Mar. 24, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin generally whizzes past mountain gates at 80 mph. She had a much harder time maneuvering through the crowd at Macy's. The 24-year-old skier arrived in Manhattan to celebrate the end of a record-setting season, which included an unprecedented 17 World Cup wins and her third...

Driller, O'Brien win parallel slalom titles at nationals

Mar. 23, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — Garret Driller and Nina O'Brien won parallel slalom titles at the U.S. championships on Saturday at Waterville Valley Resort. O'Brien has won three consecutive national titles after winning the super-G and Alpine combined earlier this week at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine. The...

Merryweather, Cochran-Siegle win national downhill races

Mar. 19, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — Alice Merryweather and Ryan Cochran-Siegle captured downhill titles at the U.S. Alpine championships. The 22-year-old Merryweather finished the course at Sugarloaf Mountain in a time of 1 minute, 10.61 seconds on Tuesday to edge Keely Cashman by 0.31 seconds. AJ Hurt was...

Shiffrin wins giant slalom race to seal World Cup title

Mar. 17, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin in her historically great season. Shiffrin won a giant slalom Sunday to seal the season-long standings title and, shedding a few tears while sitting in the finish area, lifted a...

Shiffrin, Pinturault get wins for the World Cup record book

Mar. 16, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Citius, altius, 40th. Embodying the Olympic motto in a World Cup slalom Saturday, Mikaela Shiffrin went faster in her second slalom run and higher in the World Cup all-time lists by being stronger than Wendy Holdener to win an intense duel. Shiffrin's 40th career victory in World Cup...

Shiffrin wins super-G title but 'never thought' she could

Mar. 14, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

SOLDEU, Andorra (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin added yet another trophy to her record-breaking season at the World Cup Finals on Thursday. Unlike most of her other recent victories and titles, though, this one was unexpected. Shiffrin won the World Cup super-G season title for her 10th career crystal globe...

Hirscher secures overall title as Zenhaeusern wins slalom

Mar. 10, 2019 10:15 AM EDT

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — After wrapping up his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday, Marcel Hirscher hinted that there might not be a ninth. The Austrian considered calling it a career after competing in two more races at next week's World Cup Finals in Andorra. "It would hurt...

Hirscher wins World Cup overall title, matches Vonn record

Mar. 10, 2019 8:36 AM EDT

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Marcel Hirscher has secured his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title on Sunday after placing third in the penultimate slalom of the season. The Austrian holds an insurmountable lead of 509 points over second-place Alexis Pinturault of France with four events at...