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Saturday , 25 February 2017

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Vonn criticizes ski officials after pulling out of race

February 24, 2017  |   News

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland — Lindsey Vonn wasn’t about to risk another injury, and neither was Mikaela Shiffrin. Vonn and Shiffrin, along with some of their American teammates on the World Cup tour, pulled out of the Alpine combined race on Friday because of dangerous conditions on the course. The first ...
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Bostjan Kline earns 1st World Cup win in men’s downhill; Guay, Osborne-Paradis in top 5

February 24, 2017  |   News

KVITFJELL, Norway — Bostjan Kline earned his first career World Cup victory in a downhill on Friday, and Kjetil Jansrud finished third to move into the lead in the discipline standings. The Canadian duo of Erik Guay and Manuel Osborne-Paradis had a stellar day, finishing 4th and 5th respectively. Guay ...
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Erik Guay fastest in downhill training, Hannes Reichelt 2nd

February 23, 2017  |   News

KVITFJELL, Norway — Canadian Erik Guay posted the fastest time in World Cup downhill training on Thursday. The Mont-Tremblant, Que., skier finished in one minute 48.01 seconds, beating Hannes Reichelt of Austria by one-hundredth of a second. Roger Brice of France was third, 0.33 seconds behind. Guay is coming off a gold ...
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Defending overall ski champion Lara Gut has knee surgery

February 23, 2017  |   News

GENEVA — Defending overall World Cup champion Lara Gut has had surgery on her injured left knee. Gut announced on Facebook that the operation to repair her torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn meniscus was completed in Geneva earlier this week. After thanking her surgeon, physiotherapists and team, the Swiss ...
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Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort to be bought by Vail Resorts

February 21, 2017  |   News

STOWE, Vt. — Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont is being purchased by the Colorado-based Vail Resorts for $50 million. Vail said Tuesday in a statement that it had reached an agreement to acquire the Stowe resort from the Mount Mansfield Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American International Group. ...
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Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury captures back-to-back World Cup moguls victories

February 19, 2017  |   News

TAZAWAKO, Japan — Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury continues to rule the World Cup moguls circuit. The 24-year-old from Deux-Montagnes, Que., captured his second freestyle World Cup gold medal of the weekend on Sunday, edging Benjamin Cavet of France to claim the dual moguls event. Kingsbury won the singles moguls event on ...
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Marcel Hirscher regains slalom title at world champs

February 19, 2017  |   News

Marcel Hirscher regained his slalom world title on Sunday and confirmed his status as the standout skier of the world championships. Hirscher held his first-run lead to finish 0.68 seconds faster than Austrian teammate Manuel Feller, who had been only seventh fastest in the morning run. Celebrating his victory, the ...
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