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Lindsey Vonn announces new book

NEW YORK – Lindsey Vonn, the retired Alpine skiing champion, is ready to look back. Vonn’s memoir, “Rise: My Story,” will come next year, Dey Street Books announced Monday. Vonn will describe her...

DATE: May 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin ready to take torch from Lindsey Vonn

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy – A passing of the torch moment. A generational transformation marked by a veteran’s tears and the unbridled joy of youth. Call it what you want, it seemed like destiny...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

France’s Clement Noel edges Marcel Hirscher to win slalom

WENGEN, Switzerland – Showing the maturity of a widely touted future star, Clement Noel held off a fierce Austrian challenge in a World Cup slalom Sunday for his first career win. The 21-year-old...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn tells Swiss TV pain is too much to keep skiing

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy – What was evident all weekend for Lindsey Vonn became clear to everyone else on Sunday. The American skier’s surgically repaired knees simply don’t let her apply the power...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn struggles with aerodynamics in downhill return

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy – With 82 wins and counting, Lindsey Vonn still looks very much like the most successful women’s ski racer in history. At least she does when she’s whizzing down the...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin scales back race schedule

SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy – Battling fatigue from seven races in 19 days, Mikaela Shiffrin is scaling back her schedule. The overall World Cup ski leader will not compete in two downhills in...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marcel Hirscher wins slalom once again

ADELBODEN, Switzerland – Once more in his stellar career, Marcel Hirscher was racing against Alpine skiing’s history book on Sunday. The Austrian great almost inevitably won a World Cup slalom, his...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Purgatory Ski Team to host three events this weekend

Some of the top skiers in the Four Corners will descend on Purgatory Resort and Chapman Hill this week, as the Purgatory Ski Team will host freestyle and alpine racing from Wednesday through...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Lindsey Vonn plans return to World Cup events this weekend in Austria

Lindsey Vonn is planning to return from injury this weekend for speed races in Austria, resuming her quest for the all-time record for World Cup wins. It will be her first ski races of the season...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin wins seventh consecutive slalom event

ZAGREB, Croatia – In the rhythmic style of a dancer, Mikaela Shiffrin approached yet another record on Saturday. The American skier dominated the first women’s World Cup slalom of 2019 to match her...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Swiss skier Daniel Yule wins first World Cup victory in Italy

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy – Swiss skier Daniel Yule claimed his first World Cup victory when first-run leaders Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen straddled gates in the second leg of a...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin ties World Cup record with slalom win in France

COURCHEVEL, France – Mikaela Shiffrin wrote more World Cup history Saturday, winning a slalom for a women’s record-equaling 35th career victory in the discipline and 50th win overall. Shiffrin...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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