For the first time in over 30 years the French won a World Cup race on French soil. In Val d’Isere on Sunday the French team nearly swept the podium when Matheiu Faivre won his first ever World Cup event.Austria’s Marcel Hirscher finished second and Alexis Pinturault rounded out the podium for France. 317 more words
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If Ted Ligety is to become the world’s best giant slalom skier again, it’s going to take some time.
On Sunday, the Olympic and world champion placed 11th in his second GS since tearing his right ACL in January. 245 more words
VAL d’ISERE, France- The speed season started off Friday and the Attacking Vikings of Norway picked up right where they left off last season. Kjetil Jansrud took away the gold medal with teamate Aksel Lund Svindal coming in second and Italian Dominik Paris rounding out the podium. 253 more words
Men’s Alpine skiing World Cup races in Beaver Creek, Colo., in two weeks that were canceled have been rescheduled for Val d’Isère, France, on that same weekend. 68 more words