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  • Vonn Crushes Kandahar Downhill | USSA - Foundation
    and inconsistent course conditions have been a challenge at numerous World Cup stops this season and this week at Garmisch was no exception In Thursday s downhill training run also won by Vonn the course was slowed by wet heavy snow For Saturday s race it was a completely different situation with a hard fast and bumpy snow surface thanks to the countless hours the course crew put into preparing the track It was definitely a lot different today than it was in the training run pretty much a totally different course Vonn said It was definitely bumpy and very flat light in some sections It was a little bit rough out there Ross added It was definitely a lot faster than Thursday s training run completely different snow It was kind of like a super G day where you really didn t know what was going to happen the line changed in places and it was really bumpy Only two of the first seven racers crossed the finish line including Wiles who took the early lead as the next three competitors including teammate Alice McKennis New Castle CO failed to finish Meanwhile Vonn was watching the race at the start I could see that there where some problems Vonn said There were some bumps and the problem is that the bumps were right in the compressions and also where there were shadows so you couldn t really see anything It was definitely bumpy and very flat light in some sections Vonn continued I was able to execute it well in the right places and carry my speed through the whole course Vonn goes for World Cup victory No 77 in Sunday s super G Watch it live on NBC Sports Live Extra at 4 45 a m EST HIGHLIGHTS Lindsey Vonn won her record 76th career World Cup race and her 38th career World Cup downhill victory Vonn now leads the overall World Cup standings by 127 points over Lara Gut of Switzerland Vonn also leads the World Cup downhill standings by 162 points over Canada s Larisa Yurkiw who finished fourth Saturday Laurenne Ross scored her best finish of the season in fifth it was also her fifth career top five World Cup downhill result Breezy Johnson making her fifth career World Cup downhill start scored her first points finishing 28th QUOTES Lindsey Vonn It was a great day Every day is a new chance to break my own record which is kind of weird to say but it still makes it exciting Every win for me is more special than the last And my dad is here it s really special It was definitely a lot different today than it was in the training run pretty much a totally different course It was definitely bumpy and very flat light in some sections I was able to execute it well in the right places and carry my speed through the whole course I was watching all the racers

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  • Vonn Second at La Thuile Downhill | USSA - Foundation
    on the new Italian track Lindsey Vonn races to her eighth downhill crystal globe It was a windy race today which definitely got into my head a little bit Ross said I think it messed with everyone to a certain degree But I m really happy to be in the top five again and to watch Lindsey ski to win the downhill globe today was rad Switzerland s Lara Gut who led the overall World Cup standings heading into Saturday s race following her victory on Friday finished tied for 11th with Alice McKennis New Castle CO Stacey Cook Mammoth Mountain CA was 24th and Jackie Wiles Aurora OR finished 33rd Laurenne Ross posted her third straight fifth place downhill finish Saturday Getty Images AFP Alain Grosclaude Up next the ladies race super G Sunday HIGHLIGHTS Lindsey Vonn moved back into the overall World Cup lead after finishing second in Saturday s downhill Vonn clinched her eighth World Cup downhill title with one downhill remaining for the 2016 season Vonn is the first skier in history to have won 20 Crystal Globes Switzerland s Lara Gut Friday s downhill winner finished 11th and surrendered the overall World Cup Lead to Vonn by 43 points Laurenne Ross posted her third top five downhill result of the season Saturday QUOTES Lindsey Vonn Of all the records this year that I m breaking it s still really hard to process what I m doing I won t fully grasp the magnitude of everything until I m done with my career And I think it s good that I don t focus on it now because it s something to distract my mind I still have to stay focused on the race everyday and I can t think about the records or the future or the points But I m still really proud that I m able to accomplish that especially after all my injuries to be able to consistently wins globes I m proud of myself Hopefully I have more globes to come in the future Laurenne Ross This is the consistency I ve been searching for the last few years I m skiing well and starting to trust myself more But I m still not 100 percent certain on my skis and that s what s costing me the podium Doubt is always in my head but I m learning how to accept and befriend it with kindness and patience each day it becomes more familiar and I m hoping that will grow to soon be one of my strengths It was a windy race today which definitely got into my head a little bit I think it messed with everyone to a certain degree But I m really happy to be in the top five again and to watch Lindsey ski to win the downhill globe today was rad I m psyched for her and happy for the Italians who did so well in their home country Also that was a

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  • Shiffrin Crushes Competition in Slovakia | USSA - Foundation
    I have been or even more consistent in the past three four years Shiffrin said of the Swedish racer who won the World Cup slalom in Lienz and has been on the podium six times this season She has walked away with however many second places but you have to be really consistent just to get on the podium But she deserves to win the globe Resi Stiegler Jackson WY finished 24 th Sunday Lila Lapanja Incline Village NV did not finish the first run The victory was Shiffrin s 19th career World Cup victory 18 slalom and one giant slalom Soelden 2014 Shiffrin who turns 21 next week is scheduled to compete in Monday s giant slalom which was postponed Saturday due to high winds Stiegler and Megan McJames Park City UT are also scheduled to compete Monday HIGHLIGHTS Mikaela Shiffrin won her 19th career World Cup race Sunday 18 slalom and one giant slalom Sweden s Frida Hansdotter who finished 10th Sunday won the overall World Cup slalom title with one race remaining QUOTES Mikaela Shiffrin Both runs I just I tried to pretend a bear was chasing me just go faster It worked really well It was a rough course but the course workers did a great job in keeping it to together I just like to try to improve on what I did in the first run for the second run So if I won the first run I want to win again in the second run So today just building on my lead was pretty great On the course conditions It was a little bit rough and to be able to execute my plans based in the conditions makes me feel more and more confident On training in Jasna for the past week It has

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  • Back-to-Back Wins for Shiffrin | USSA - Foundation
    after her run Resi Stiegler skied her way into 10th place Getty Images Doug Pensinger Saturday s win was the first time since 1981 that an American woman won in Aspen when Tamara McKinney was victorious in a giant slalom 34 years 8 months and 20 days later Shiffrin broke the record One day after that Shiffrin won again With Shiffrin s victory and Resi Stiegler s top 10 and top 15 results from the 2015 Aspen Winternational the Americans are looking sharp for Aspen s World Cup Finals in 2017 Paula Moltzan Lakeville MN and Lila Lapanja Alpine Village NV raced first run but did not qualify for second Still Lapanja was excited to finish her first World Cup I m ready to keep racing World Cups said Lapanja This lights a fire in me Shiffrin packs up to head to Lake Louise to race super G with the speed team while the rest of the teach team heads to Are Sweden HIGHLIGHTS Mikaela Shiffrin won first run by 1 69 seconds and took the overall by 2 65 seconds Stiegler finished 10th her first top 10 result since 2013 This was Shiffrin s fifth World Cup slalom win in a row and her 17th World Cup win Shiffrin was the first American woman to win a slalom in Aspen Next up the speed women race in Lake Louise while the tech team heads to Are Sweden QUOTES Mikeala Shiffrin It was really exciting I had three great races really The GS was disappointing but still a great race Today was awesome yesterday was awesome I m walking away from my U S part of the World Cup tour very happy this year I woke up this morning and I thought oh my gosh What if everyone was just joking about my result yesterday What if they were just faking it and I wasn t that fast I thought you have to attack today don t go any slower try to pick it up I think everybody else pushed it a little harder too I tried to push it hard too I was happy with that The second run was really rough Once again it was a fight After the GS and yesterday I learned that I can still be fast in the second run going last and I just have to really attack Maybe making that mistake on the top part wasn t fast but it s not necessarily the worst thing in the world if I m pushing it I was and I picked it up pretty soon after that I m really excited to go to Lake Louise I ve never been there I hear the hotel is really nice and the hill is even better I m really excited to debut in speed Resi Stiegler It was awesome actually I was pretty nervous and getting a little tired We ve had an incredibly amazing time here in Colorado but it s long It s a

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  • 2016 Alpine Junior Worlds Team Named | USSA - Foundation
    Marc Hodler trophy for overall team performance The 2016 Junior Worlds will include men s and women s downhill super G alpine combined slalom giant slalom and team event Live timing will be provided by FIS Follow the U S Ski Team on Facebook Twitter and Instagram for updates 2016 FIS ALPINE JUNIOR WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM Name Hometown Team Affiliation Club Birthdate Men Erik Arvidsson Woodside CA U S Ski Team C Team Squaw Valley Ski Team 9 3 96 Drew Duffy Warren VT U S Ski Team C Team Green Mountain Valley School 6 1 95 Patrick Kenney Hingham MA U S Ski Team D Team Burke Mountain Academy 2 13 97 Alex Leever Vail CO U S Ski Team National University Team Ski Snowboard Club Vail 7 6 95 Sam Morse Carrabassett Valley ME U S Ski Team D Team Carrabassett Valley Academy 5 27 96 Florian Szwebel Avon CO National Training Group Ski Snowboard Club Vail 9 4 96 Women Breezy Johnson Victor ID U S Ski Team D Team Rowmark Ski Academy 1 19 96 Patricia Mangan Derby NY U S Ski Team D Team National Training Group Holimont Racing Club 3 7 97 Alice Merryweather Hingham MA U S Ski Team D Team Stratton Mountain School 10 5 96 Nina O Brien Edwards CO U S Ski Team C Team National Training Group Burke Mountain Academy 11 29 97 Nellie Rose Talbot Vail CO National Training Group Ski Snowboard Club Vail 8 24 99 Galena Wardle Basalt CO U S Ski Team D Team National Training Group Aspen Valley Ski Snowboard Club 4 24 98 HIGHLIGHTS A group of 12 young athletes will compete Feb 24 Mar 5 at the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships at Rosa Khutor in Sochi Russia home of the 2014 Winter Olympics Each racer is a member of the National Training Group or the U S Ski Team s C D and National University Teams Medals will be awarded for downhill super G giant slalom slalom alpine combined team event and the Marc Hodler trophy for overall team performance Last year the team was ninth in the standings for the Marc Hodler trophy for overall team performance QUOTES Chip Knight Alpine Development Director USSA Congratulations to all the athletes who have earned the right to be on this year s World Junior Championships team This is an experienced group of young athletes with some outstanding Continental Cup results to their names so far this year As a nation we will be aiming for podium performances and a strong showing overall in the Hodler Cup SCHEDULE Feb 27 Men s and women s downhill Feb 28 Men s super G Feb 29 Women s super G Mar 1 Men s and women s alpine combined Mar 2 Team event Mar 3 Men s and women s slalom Mar 4 Women s giant slalom Mar 5 Men s giant slalom MORE INFORMATION RASSF Sport Events Top Alpine News Stories Bill

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  • Face Shots Replace Cancelled Downhill | USSA - Foundation
    13 2016 at 2 49am PST The women s speed team moves on to La Thuile Italy for downhill and super G races Feb 20 21 where Lindsey Vonn Vail CO will go for World Cup win number 77 Ross also hopes to carry her momentum from last week s fifth place downhill finish in Garmisch Germany to the Italian Alps I m bummed that it was cancelled because I feel that I could be really fast on this hill which I proved in the second training run said Ross who finished third in Friday s second downhill training run in Crans Montana But I m going to take that into La Thuile and take my momentum from Garmisch and try to send it there The women enjoyed some fresh tracks in Crans Montana USSA Up next though in Crans Montana Mikaela Shiffrin Eagle Vail CO returns to World Cup racing in Monday s slalom 4 00 a m and 7 00 a m EST which was re scheduled from Maribor Slovenia QUOTES Alice McKennis It s definitely disappointing to have a race cancelled but conditions were really really challenging So I don t think it would have been a safe or fair race They made the right call I think the powder skiing is a nice compensation for missing the races so I m happy with that Laurenne Ross It was not really possible to race today given the conditions The new snow just rotted the snow underneath and created an unstable bally hole filled surface So it wasn t safe for us to race on I m bummed that it was cancelled because I feel that I could be really fast on this hill which I proved in the second training run But I m going to take

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  • Mikaela Shiffrin | USSA - Foundation
    Produces USSA Brand Spots Shiffrin Nominated for a Team USA Award Shiffrin Takes Second Career GS Title Shiffrin and Chodounsky Win Slalom Titles Squaw Valley Proposed for 2017 World Cup Perfection Personified Shiffrin and Chodounsky Wrap Up World Cup Another Dominating Slalom Victory For World Cup Finals Live on NBCSN Shiffrin Top 15 in Jasna GS Shiffrin Crushes Competition in Slovakia Mikaela Shiffrin Quick Facts Hometown Eagle Vail CO Birthplace Vail CO Birthdate 03 13 1995 Years on Team 5 Club Burke Mountain Academy Ski and Snowboard Club Vail School Burke Mountain Academy Olympics 2014 Worlds 2013 2015 Results Career Results Alpine Athletes Mikaela Shiffrin Equipment Suppliers Atomic Leki Oakley Reusch Sponsors Barilla Longines Oakley Westin Riverfront Athletic Club Additional Info Height 5 7 Weight 145 Mikaela Shiffrin Websites Facebook Twitter Instagram Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin began turning heads almost instantly when she finished top 15 in her first two NorAm Cup races But the heads started spinning when she won a super combined in British Colombia two weeks later and then ski fans and coaches went cross eyed when she landed a World Cup podium during her rookie season at age 16 She then proceeded to blow the world apart with a World Championship slalom gold medal and the World Cup slalom title during her sophomore year She topped herself again in 2014 earning five more World Cup wins giant slalom podiums an Olympic gold medal and a second straight slalom title In 2015 she really wowed us successfully defending her World Championship slalom title on home turf under immense pressure at Vail Beaver Creek and then snagging her third straight slalom title Shiffrin s meteoric rise into the World Cup elite wasn t a surprise to anyone who s been paying attention With the work ethic and passion of a veteran Shiffrin posted her first World Cup starts as a 15 year old and nearly scored her first points Her first podium happened a year later 2012 and then she let loose Here s summary of her past three seasons In 2013 Shiffrin became the first U S slalom World Cup champion since Tamara McKinney in 1983 84 She backed it up in 2014 with title number two by notching five wins And again in 2015 with five more wins Three straight World Cup slalom titles folks She became the youngest woman in U S history to win a World Championship and the younges athlete in history male or female to win an Olympic slalom gold medal Shiffrin has notched 14 career World Cup slalom wins the U S record in slalom She also snagged her first giant slalom victory in 2015 at the season opener in Soelden And she s only 20 years old She also tied Picabo Street with the third most World Cup victories by a U S woman behind only Lindsey Vonn with 67 and McKinney with 18 With a giant slalom victory under her belt and

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  • Alpine Athletes | USSA - Foundation
    1989 Burke Mountain Academy Wiley Maple Aspen CO May 25 1990 Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club Paula Moltzan Lakeville MN Apr 7 1994 Buck Hill Ski Team Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Hig Roberts Steamboat Springs CO Mar 15 1991 Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Katie Ryan Aspen CO Jan 3 1993 Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club Jacqueline Wiles Aurora OR Jul 13 1992 Pacific Northwest Ski Association White Pass Ski Club Alpine C Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Erik Arvidsson Woodside CA Sep 3 1996 Squaw Valley Ski Team Bear Valley Bryce Astle Sandy UT Jan 16 1995 Snowbird Sports Education Foundation Bryce Bennett Squaw Valley CA Jul 14 1992 Squaw Valley Ski Team Ronnie Berlack Franconia NH Apr 21 1994 Burke Mountain Academy Drew Duffy Warren VT Jun 1 1995 Green Mountain Valley School Samuel DuPratt Dixon CA Nov 28 1993 Park City Ski Team Mark Engel Truckee CA Oct 1 1991 Sugar Bowl Academy AJ Ginnis Vouliagmeni Greece Nov 17 1994 Green Mountain Valley School Tim Kelley Starksboro VT May 20 1986 Cochran s Ski Club Mt Mansfield Ski Club Nicholas Krause Northboro MA May 12 1993 Stratton Mountain School Lila Lapanja Incline Village NV Dec 3 1994 Diamond Peak Ski Team Sugar Bowl Anna Marno Centennial WY Nov 23 1992 Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nina O Brien San Francisco CA Nov 29 1997 Burke Mountain Academy Squaw Valley Ski Team Brennan Rubie Salt Lake City UT Apr 8 1991 Snowbird Sports Education Foundation Kipling Weisel San Francisco CA Mar 26 1995 Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Alpine D Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Addison Dvoracek Truckee CA Jan 27 1996 Squaw Valley Ski Team Breezy Johnson Victor ID Jan 19 1996 Rowmark Ski Academy Patrick Kenney Hingham MA Feb 13 1997 Burke Mountain Academy Stephanie Lebby Big Bear Lake CA Feb 19 1997 Squaw Valley Ski Team Patricia Mangan Buffalo NY Mar 7 1997 Holimont Race Team Alice Merryweather Hingham MA May 10 1996 Attitash Race Team Sam Morse Sugarloaf ME May 27 1996 Carrabassett Valley Academy Sugarloaf Ski Club Galena Wardle Aspen CO Apr 24 1998 Aspen Valley Ski Club N UNI Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Griffin Brown North Fayston VT Feb 8 1995 University of Vermont Garret Driller Tahoe City CA Aug 24 1996 Montana State Tanner Farrow Ketchum ID May 21 1993 Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation Alex Leever Vail CO Jul 6 1995 Ski and Snowboard Club Vail Brian McLaughlin Topsfield MA Jun 24 1993 Dartmouth College Sandy Vietze Warren VT Jul 16 1993 University of Vermont Youth Olympic Games Team Name Hometown Date of Birth Club Keely Cashman Strawberry CA Apr 4 1999 Squaw Valley Ski Team River Radamus Edwards CO Feb 12 1998 Ski Snowboard Club Vail Coaches Sasha Rearick Born in New York City Sasha Rearick grew up in Lakeville CT and graduated from Maine s Gould Academy and then Western State in Colorado he began coaching at Monarch

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