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Slain cyclist Moriah Wilson, 25, 'exceptional in every way'

May. 24, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

Moriah Wilson had shifted gears a number of times in her 25 years of life, but no matter her focus — collegiate ski racing, a career in logistics and, most recently, professional mountain bike and gravel racing — those who knew her described her as “exceptional in every way.” ...

World Cup schedule adds Alpine ski races at 2 more US sites

May. 17, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The World Cup circuit will be making two more ski racing stops in the United States by adding Alpine events at Palisades Tahoe in California and Aspen, Colorado. U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced the new competitions Tuesday, which will join two American...

Stiegler back, among big names at World Pro Ski Tour event

Apr. 07, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

A year ago, Resi Stiegler retired from ski racing. Eight weeks ago, she gave birth to her daughter, Rosi. A few days ago, she handed Rosi to her husband to sneak in an extra afternoon training session. She had a race — two, in fact — to prepare for. The three-time...

3 skiers injured in avalanche on Woody Ridge

Mar. 26, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Three skiers were injured after being swept downhill in a 400-foot (122-meter) wide avalanche south of Cooke City, according to the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center. A group of six skiers had split into pairs Thursday and simultaneously descended...

Kristoffersen wins WCup slalom title; McGrath wins last race

Mar. 20, 2022 09:43 AM EDT

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Henrik Kristoffersen clinched the men’s slalom title in the last event of the World Cup ski season Sunday, placing second in a race dominated by Norway. Kristoffersen was in a duel for the seasonlong title with Lucas Braathen and they were also the last two...

Worley wins WCup giant slalom title after Shiffrin fades

Mar. 20, 2022 08:16 AM EDT

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin’s standout World Cup season ended by letting the giant slalom title slip away to Tessa Worley on Sunday. As the final racer of the women’s season, Shiffrin was the first-run leader with a 0.82-second advantage needing to win the race to...

Shiffrin back at skiing's summit after Olympic struggles

Mar. 17, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

Far away from her mystifying struggles at the Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin soared back to the summit of Alpine skiing Thursday. A season that risked being defined by zero medals from six events in China instead ended in triumph in the French Alps. Shiffrin clinched the...

Shiffrin wins overall World Cup title, places 2nd in super-G

Mar. 17, 2022 06:28 AM EDT

COURCHEVEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin won skiing’s overall World Cup title for the fourth time on Thursday, fueled by speed races that turned her expected duel with Petra Vlhová into a runaway success. Shiffrin finished second in the super-G at the World Cup Finals — one...

Mikaela Shiffrin wins skiing's overall World Cup title for fourth time

Mar. 17, 2022 05:49 AM EDT
COURCHEVEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wins skiing's overall World Cup title for fourth time.

Ski power couple Shiffrin, Kilde shine at World Cup Finals

Mar. 16, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

It was clear — crystal globe clear — that skiing's power couple had a rewarding day in the French Alps. Mikaela Shiffrin and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde excelled Wednesday in Courchevel in their first races of the World Cup Finals — the week when all the crystal globe trophies are...