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  • Vonn Rebounds from Super G Crash | USSA - Foundation
    early season knee injury took another step forward Sunday as she led the U S Ski Team in the alpine combined at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup She came from a 40th place finish in the morning super G to post the fourth fastest slalom time finishing eighth in her first World Cup combined and only her third ever World cup super G Canada s Marie Michele Gagnon won the event her second career World Cup victory Wendy Holdener of Switzerland was second followed by Anne Sophie Barthet of France in third Stacey Cook Mammoth Lakes CA was third in the super G and finished 25th overall Jackie Wiles Aurora OR was 34th overall Laurenne Ross Bend OR was second after the super G but did not finish the slalom Up next the women s tech team heads to Jasna Slovakia for one giant slalom and one slalom race from March 5 6 Lindsey Vonn won the super G run of the alpine combined HIGHLIGHTS Lindsey Vonn won the first run super G a day after crashing during Saturday s super G and injuring her left knee Mikaela Shiffrin finished eighth in her first World Cup combined event Vonn is tied for the combined World Cup title with Switzerland s Lara Gut and Canada s Marie Michele Gagnon with one event remaining Vonn leads the overall World Cup standings by 28 points over Gut Mikaela Shiffrin had the fourth fastest slalom run moving up from 40th to eighth Broadcast and Live Streaming times EST Sunday Feb 28 2 30 p m Women s alpine combined Soldeu Universal HD RESULTS Women s alpine combined Top Alpine News Stories Bill Johnson Passes Away Vonn Rebounds from Super G Crash Vonn Breaks Downhill Record Mancuso Out for Season Sights Set on Pyeo

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  • Vonn Breaks Downhill Record | USSA - Foundation
    lead Vonn stands atop the podium flanked by Larisa Yurkiw and Lara Gut Getty Images Agence Zoom Francis Bompard It was a steep and fast course with many of the ladies making mistakes but three USA ladies were able to grab points Stacey Cook Mammoth Mountain CA was 15th Laurenne Ross Bend OR 19th and Jackie Wiles Aurora OR 30th Alice McKennis Glenwood Springs CO was 35th Breezy Johnson Salt Lake City UT 37th and Anna Marno Steamboat Springs CO 38th Next up the ladies race super G in Cortina on Sunday HIGHLIGHTS Lindsey Vonn took her 74th World Cup win and her 37th World Cup downhill win breaking Annemarie Moser Proell s downhill win record It was Vonn s 10th win in Cortina and seventh win in the 2015 16 season Larisa Yurkiw of Canada was second and Lara Gut of Switzerland was third Vonn tied Moser Proell s downhill win record in Altenmarkt Zauchensee where Yurkiw was also second The race struggled with wind and fended off delays throughout the event Vonn trails Gut for the overall World Cup by 10 points Vonn leads the downhill standings over Yurkiw by 122 points QUOTES Lindsey Vonn I think there was a lot of pressure The more people talk about the record the harder it is to break them I try to stay focused on my skiing I thought I skied really well on the top I went a little too straight on the bottom but was able to pull it off It s always tricky with these conditions the wind was going back and forth Some people got headwind some people got tailwind I m just really happy to come away with another win and another record It s an outdoor sport You can t control the conditions But

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  • Mancuso Out for Season: Sights Set on PyeongChang | USSA - Foundation
    The Steadman Clinic in Vail CO which will keep her out of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup during the 2015 16 season The recovery timeline is uncertain at this point though she hopes to be back on snow in late March Mancuso will take a conservative approach to recovery that will set her up for success in Korea in 2018 QUOTES Julia Mancuso If I were to try to push through get more treatments and try to ski this season I would just be setting myself back towards the real goal which is PyeongChang 2018 My goal is to be strong enough to freeski at the end of March but conservatively it depends on the outcome of the surgery Kyle Wilkens U S Ski Team Medical Director Julia has taken a very smart approach to her hip injury We used this year s prep season to exhaust all conservative treatment Unfortunately those efforts were not successful and she has elected to go forth with surgery Top Alpine News Stories Bill Johnson Passes Away Vonn Rebounds from Super G Crash Vonn Breaks Downhill Record Mancuso Out for Season Sights Set on Pyeo 2016 Team Named at Copper Mountain Shiffrin Returns

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  • 2016 Team Named at Copper Mountain | USSA - Foundation
    goal And trying to get the GS globe back is definitely a goal Athletes pose on stage at First Tracks Copper Mountain Resort Tripp Fay 2015 16 U S ALPINE SKI TEAM Name hometown home club skis boots bindings poles helmet goggles glasses protection birthdate denotes Olympian denotes posthumous team naming Men s A Team David Chodounksy Crested Butte CO Crested Butte Ski Team Nordica Nordica Marker Swix Briko Briko Briko Slytech 6 25 1984 Travis Ganong Squaw Valley CA Squaw Valley Ski Team Atomic Atomic Atomic Leki POC POC POC Leki Ortema 7 14 1988 Tim Jitloff Reno NV Park City Ski Team Stoeckli Lange Atomic Leki Bolle Bolle Bolle Leki Ortema 1 11 1985 Ted Ligety Park City UT Park City Ski Team Head Head Head Leki Shred Shred Shred Slytech 8 31 1984 Bode Miller Franconia NH Carrabassett Valley Academy Bomber Skis Leki Dainese Dainese 10 12 1977 Steven Nyman Sundance UT Park City Ski Team Fischer Fischer Fischer Komperdell POC POC POC Ortema 2 12 1982 Marco Sullivan Squaw Valley CA Squaw Valley Ski Team Atomic Atomic Atomic Leki POC POC POC 4 27 1980 Andrew Weibrecht Lake Placid NY New York Ski Education Foundation Head Head Head Komperdell Briko Briko Briko Slytech Ortema 2 10 1986 Women s A Team Stacey Cook Mammoth Mountain CA Mammoth Mountain Ski Team Stoeckli Marker Volkl Komperdell POC POC 7 3 1984 Julia Mancuso Squaw Valley CA Squaw Valley Ski Team Stoeckli Stoeckli Lange Swix POC POC POC 3 9 1984 Alice McKennis Glenwood Springs CO Rowmark Academy Atomic Atomic Atomic Leki Briko Briko 8 19 1989 Laurenne Ross Bend OR Mt Bachelor Ski Education Foundation Volkl Lange Marker Briko Briko 8 17 1988 Mikaela Shiffrin Eagle Vail CO Burke Mountain Academy Atomic Atomic Atomic Leki Atomic Oakley Oakley Leki 3 13 95 Leanne Smith North Conway NH Mt Washington Valley Ski Team Rossignol Lange Rossignol Swix POC POC POC Slytech 11 28 1987 Resi Stiegler Jackson Hole WY Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Rossignol Lange Rossignol Leki Shred Shred Shred 11 14 1985 Lindsey Vonn Vail CO Buck Hill Ski Racing Club Ski Snowboard Club Vail Head Head Head Leki Briko Oakley Oakley Leki 10 18 1984 Men s B Team Michael Ankeny Deephaven MN Buck Hill Ski Racing Club Dartmouth College Nordica Nordica Nordica Leki Briko Briko 1 17 1991 Thomas Biesemeyer Keene NY New York Ski Education Foundation Rossignol Rossignol Rossignol Swix Briko Briko Ortema 1 30 1989 Ryan Cochran Siegle Starksboro VT Cochrans Ski Club Mt Mansfield Ski and Snowboard Club Rossignol Rossignol Rossignol Komperdell Shred Shred Shred Slytech 3 27 1992 Tommy Ford Bend OR Mt Bachelor Ski Education Foundation Head Head Head Swix Shred Shred Shred Slytech 3 20 1989 Jared Goldberg Holladay UT Snowbird Sports Education Foundation Head Head Head Leki POC POC POC Leki Ortema 6 15 1991 Nolan Kasper Warren VT Burke Mountain Academy Volkl Lange Marker Swix Briko Briko Ortema 3 27 1989 Kieffer Christianson Anchorage AK Burke Mountain Academy

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  • Shiffrin Returns to Dominate Crans-Montana | USSA - Foundation
    mentally tough and I m glad my mental side is there because that component is tough to get back Resi Stiegler posted her best World Cup result of the season Monday in Crans Montana Getty Images AFP Fabrice Coffrini Resi Stiegler Jackson Hole WY skied to her best slalom result of the season in eighth I feel awesome Stiegler said But I m still hungry for more I wasn t totally satisfied with today but I m very very happy Starting the second run with a better position for getting toward the podium is huge for me Lila Lapanja Incline Village NV showed significant promise starting 43rd in the first run skiing to a 17th place first run finish However she got caught in a rut on the top section of the course straddled and failed to finish Shiffrin skis to the win I didn t want to ski to finish for just points Lapanja said I just wanted to go and go and go I went a little too direct tactically where I needed to give a little bit So it didn t work out but the mental approach is getting pretty strong and I definitely can t wait until Jasna Slovakia March 5 6 Up next the women s tour moves to La Thuile Italy for two downhill races including a make up from Crans Montana and a super G race Feb 20 21 then to Soldeu El Tarter Andorra for super G and alpine combined events Feb 27 28 Jasna Slovakia will host giant slalom and slalom events on March 5 6 HIGHLIGHTS Mikaela Shiffrin won her 18th career World Cup race equaling former U S Ski Team member Tamera McKinney s World Cup total She is second among U S Ski Team women behind Lindsey Vonn who has 76 World Cup wins This was Shiffrin s third slalom win of the season She also won both slalom events in Aspen CO Resi Stiegler scored her best slalom result of the season in eighth place Paula Moltzan Lakeville MN also competed for the U S though she failed to finish the first run QUOTES Mikaela Shiffrin That was a pretty incredible race I m glad it s over but I enjoyed skiing that last run it was really rough and a challenge at every single gate It was just bumpy and a wild ride tough but a good fight and that s the way it should be It s good to be back I was really nervous for the first run So nervous that I thought I left my legs at the start But the second run was better I felt like I was back in the groove I felt like I was training well in the last week but I wasn t sure if I could bring good skiing out in this race There were some scrappy turns none of the girls skied their best and I didn t ski my best It was just one

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  • Bennett Surprises At Val Gardena Downhill | USSA - Foundation
    Kjetil Jansrud in third For Bennett finding the maturity to shake off a bad performance in yesterday s super G was the key to how he was able to channel his inner self and come away with a stunning result Yesterday went terribly I was thinking just sideways thoughts all day so today I tried to ski a bit more and just read a book and just not really think about skiing he said When I got in the gate I just skied I don t know what happened Andrew Weibrecht was 17th in Saturday s downhill Getty Alexis Boichard In addition to Bennett s stellar performance Steven Nyman Sundance UT who was gunning for his fourth career win in Val Gardena finished ninth Travis Ganong Squaw Valley CA was 13th and Andrew Weibrecht Lake Placid NY was 17th giving the Americans an impressive four skiers in the top 20 Marco Sullivan Squaw Valley CA was 35th Up next the men s tech team competes in giant slalom Sunday in Alta Badia The speed team travels to Santa Caterina Dec 27 29 Steven Nyman took ninth place HIGHLIGHTS Career best World Cup result for Bryce Bennett His previous career best was 29 th two weeks ago at Beaver Creek 14th career top 10 for Steven Nyman the 12th in downhill 30th career win for Aksel Lund Svindal 11th in downhill Fifth win at Val Gardena but first at the site in downhill It is his fifth win of the season in seven races Watch the super G on Universal HD at 12 30 p m ET on Saturday Up next the men s tech team competes in giant slalom Sunday in Alta Badia Stream it live on NBC Live Extra starting at 3 30 a m ET Watch it the

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  • Shiffrin Dominates at Aspen Winternational | USSA - Foundation
    It was my first World Cup back and I did some intense coming back this time I wasn t really sure where I was standing said Stiegler I just went for it and tried to learn a lot since luckily we have two World Cups We can really take something from today into tomorrow Lila Lapanja Incline Village NV who was racing her first World Cup and Paula Moltzan Lakeville MN did not finish first run Shiffrin and her teammates will race slalom again on Sunday before she heads to Lake Louise for the super G The race will air live in NBC at 3 p m ET Shiffrin races in the Aspen Winternational slalom on Saturday Getty Images Doug Pensinger Highlights Mikaela Shiffrin won the Aspen Winternational slalom on Saturday the make up race for the cancelled Levi slalom It was the first American women s victory at Aspen since 1981 when Tamara McKinney won a giant slalom on March 8 1981 The last American men s win was Bill Johnson winning a downhill in 1984 AJ Kitt won two World Cups in Aspen which were both later annulled Shiffrin won by 3 07 seconds the largest winning margin in women s slalom Previously the largest margin was three seconds in 1968 set by French racer Florence Steurer on March 1 1968 in Abetone Italy Sunday s slalom will air live on NBC at 3 p m ET QUOTES Mikaela Shiffrin I really charged I fought hard in the second run Yesterday was a big disappointment so I had some anger I took that into today My teammate Resi Stiegler gave a pretty epic course report She said this thing is a ripper When you get through that flush and come over the breakover to the last pitch she said that s your section It s a special day I was a little bit nervous but I handled it well and I definitely had a lot of support my coaches my parents and everybody were like you know what you know how to ski slalom Forget about the nerves and just do your thing They all said the right stuff My skis were great Everything set up perfectly I don t know if the stars will ever align like that again I m really excited to get back on this hill tomorrow We don t ever get a chance to do two slaloms in a row and I often feel after a slalom race I want to ski another race the next day Hopefully I can get back to my room get a little nap in get some rest time and come out tomorrow and attack again Resi Stiegler I was really nervous today It was my first World Cup back and I did some intense coming back this time I wasn t really sure where I was standing I did a couple NorAms coming into this and I had good sections but I didn t have what I

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  • Vonn Ties World Cup Downhill Record | USSA - Foundation
    OR and Alice Merryweather Hingham MA who was skiing her first World Cup did not qualify for the second run Stacey Cook raced to eighth in Altenmarkt Zauchensee Getty Agence Zoom Christophe Pallot The sprint downhill format featured two runs on the same 25 gate course with a flip of the top 30 for the second run The format not only offered a change of pace but a change of tactics as well I like the two run downhill it s nice to do something different said Vonn who was the only athlete on the start list to have ever competed in a sprint downhill race I think the classic format is the best but it s nice to do something different It s nice to challenge yourself and there s definitely a lot more pressure when you re leading the first run Vonn won the first run by 0 91 and extended her winning margin to a full second despite skiing a bit more conservatively in the second run Watch Lindsey Vonn win the downhill at Altenmarkt Zauchensee I definitely didn t expect such a big advantage going into the second run I skied a little more conservatively in the second run she said It was bumpy and a lot of girls were having trouble Saturday s victory pulled Vonn to within 58 points of overall World Cup leader Lara Gut of Switzerland who did not finish the first run of Saturday s downhill Vonn also leads of the downhill World Cup standings by 50 points over Huetter Up next Vonn goes for World Cup win number 73 as she chases Ingemar Stenmark s record of 86 World Cup victories in Sunday s super G The race will be streamed live on NBC Live Extra and broadcast live on NBCSN starting at 5 30 a m ET Stacey Cook cracked the top 10 grabbing eighth in the downhill HIGHLIGHTS Lindsey Vonn tied Annemarie Moser Proell s World Cup downhill victory record with win number 36 Vonn also extended her women s overall World Cup win record to 72 victories Vonn leads the World Cup downhill standings and sit second in the overall World Cup standings behind Switzerland s Lara Gut The last time Vonn raced in Altenmarkt Zauchensee was 2011 when she won both the downhill and the super G Up next the women race a super G in Altenmarkt Zauchensee Sunday The race will be streamed live on NBC Live Extra and broadcast live on NBCSN starting at 5 30 a m ET QUOTES Lindsey Vonn I m really happy to tie Annemarie s record with 36 wins I like the two run downhill it s nice to do something different I think the classic format is the best but it s nice to do something different It s nice to challenge yourself and there s definitely a lot more pressure when you re leading the first run I definitely didn t expect such a big advantage going

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