Saturday , 1 October 2016

SKI CROSS QUEEN – Get to know Whistler’s Marielle Thompson, reigning Olympic champion.

Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway skis during the men's downhill event during the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup finals in the Swiss ski resort of Lenzerheide March 12, 2014.      REUTERS/Ruben Sprich (SWITZERLAND  - Tags: SPORT SKIING)

Alpine greats Miller, Svindal set for World Cup comebacks

September 30, 2016  |   News

ZURICH — The best guesses about Alpine ski great Bode Miller racing again on the circuit range from “no guarantee” to “no question.” Miller turns 39 on Oct. 12, yet, after two full seasons away from the World Cup, the gifted American seems poised for a comeback — if he ...
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Austrian ski crosser Traxler out for season with broken leg

September 29, 2016  |   News

INNSBRUCK, Austria — The Austrian ski federation says Daniel Traxler will miss the upcoming ski cross season, including the world championships in March, after breaking his right upper leg in a training crash. The federation says the 22-year-old Traxler underwent surgery at a clinic in Innsbruck late Wednesday, hours after ...
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,Bode Miller (USA) Bronze medallist in the Downhill

Head USA says it has been sued by Bode Miller

September 19, 2016  |   News

VIENNA — Austrian-based ski manufacturer Head says it has been sued by six-time Olympic medallist Bode Miller, who wants to resume World Cup racing with a different equipment supplier. Head maintains that when Miller ended their nearly 10-year-long partnership in 2015, he signed an agreement not to wear a different ...
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Super-G world champion Reichelt out after back surgery

September 18, 2016  |   News

INNSBRUCK, Austria — Super-G world champion Hannes Reichelt is out indefinitely after undergoing back surgery, five weeks before the Alpine skiing World Cup season starts. The Austrian ski federation said Sunday the 36-year-old Reichelt had a piece of a spinal disk removed after complaining about back pains since returning to ...
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Bode Miller announces comeback; sues former sponsor

September 17, 2016  |   Breaking News

On Monday, Bode Miller, 38, announced his comeback to professional ski racing in a lawsuit he filed against Head USA in federal court in Los Angeles. In the lawsuit, Miller wrote that he wants to compete in this season’s World Cup races, which begin in October in Soelden, Austria—and he ...
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Former ski cross world champion Andreas Matt retires

September 15, 2016  |   News

VIENNA — Former ski cross world champion Andreas Matt is retiring, six years after winning silver at the Vancouver Olympics. The 33-year-old Austrian says he “felt after last season that the fire wasn’t burning so heavily anymore. So this is the right time to end my career.” Matt won the ...
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March 28th, 2016 - James CRAWFORD of Canada placed 3rd in the Mens Giant Slalom ski race -  part of the 2016 Sport Chek Canadian Championships in Whistler BC - Photo By Scott Brammer - coastphoto.com

Canadian Development Team announced

September 6, 2016  |   News

Alpine Canada recently announced a young and talented development team of nine athletes, including four women and five men. The crop of up-and-coming alpine potential stars have spent much of the summer in the gym in preparation for their first on snow camp, which started at the end of August. In a few short months, Canada’s ...
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