Latest Alpine skiing News

Ski federation signs onto UN climate change initiative

Sep. 25, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

The International Ski Federation has signed onto a U.N. climate change initiative in a move some view as a welcome about-face from its president, whose comments about environmentalists alarmed leaders in the ski and snowboard community. FIS announced Wednesday that it had joined the U.N. Sports for Climate Action...

Correction: Bode Miller's Tragic Year story

Sep. 17, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — In a story Sept. 1 about Bode Miller moving to Montana, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Miller is a brand ambassador for Big Sky Resort. He is representing Spanish Peaks Mountain Club and Moonlight Basin, neighboring communities in Big Sky. A corrected version of the...

Spain: Woman's body identified as missing Olympic skier

Sep. 4, 2019 12:50 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police found the body of former alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist Blanca Fernández Ochoa in a mountainous area near Madrid on Wednesday after days of searching for her. Police said a tracking dog near a peak in the forested area came across a woman's body, which friends said...

Searchers hunt missing Spanish Olympian in mountain area

Sep. 3, 2019 6:50 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of searchers, helped by helicopters and drones, combed a mountainous area outside Madrid Tuesday, 10 days after the last known sighting of former alpine ski racer and Olympic medalist Blanca Fernández Ochoa. Spain's National Police said Fernández, 56, has been missing since...