Lindsey Vonn may be on the mend, but several other U.S. Olympic medal contenders are among the skiers in action at (mostly) speed events the next two weeks. 911 more words
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There was no offseason change atop the slalom hierarchy.
Marcel Hirscher cruised to victory in the first slalom of the World Cup season one day after 376 more words
What’s it like to be the best Alpine skier from the sport’s richest nation?
Ask the two-time reigning World Cup overall champion Marcel Hirscher, the top Austrian gold-medal hope going into the Sochi Olympics. 214 more words
Make it three in a row for Ted Ligety.
The world’s best giant slalom skier won the season-opening World Cup in Soelden, Austria, for the third straight year on Sunday, beating the field by .79 of a second over two combined runs. 361 more words