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  • Victory for Logan in Cardrona | USSA - Foundation
    alley oop flat 5 which is a new one for me so I was glad to get it in the competition atmosphere Thankfully I landed my first run since I fell on my second and third so I m glad that worked out It was Logan s third World Cup win all coming in halfpipe at Cardrona Devin had a clean run which included many of her regular tricks said U S Freeskiing Coach Mike Jankowski But she unveiled a new trick she had learned at our team training camp in Mammoth this past May an alley oop flat 540 It s a corked 540 degree rotation spinning towards the start of the halfpipe while simultaneously drifting towards the finish of the pipe This is a rare trick for ladies to do U S Freeskiing Rookie Team skier Jeanee Crane Mauzy Park City UT was seventh Ski and Snowboard Club Vail athlete Paula Cooper Steamboat Springs CO just 16 years old and competing in her first World Cup was ninth Leeds scored a 75 60 to just miss the podium in fourth place He led three Americans into the top 10 including Olympians Aaron Blunck Crested Butte CO and Lyman Currier Boulder CO in sixth and ninth respectively Broby Leeds took fourth at the opening FIS World Cup in Cardrona Getty Images Hannah Peters Logan will lead a large contingent of U S Freeskiing Pro and Rookie Team members along with independent riders at the opening slopestyle Qualifying is set for Thursday with finals Saturday HIGHLIGHTS Devin Logan W Dover VT opened the FIS World Cup season with a victory at the Audi quattro Winter Games in Cardrona New Zealand Key to her victory was a new alley loop flat 5 that she had perfected during a spring camp in Mammoth Mountain Broby Leeds was fourth to lead the U S men The Winter Games continue with the opening slopestyle World Cup with qualifiers Thursday and finals Saturday at Cardrona Winning Runs Kevin Rolland left double cork 1260 mute leading to an alley oop flat 360 safety a switch left 720 double Japan a right 900 tail and a double cork 1080 mute Devin Logan mute grab alley oop flat spin 540 left 540 tail right 540 Japan left 720 no grab and switch alley oop left 540 QUOTES Devin Logan It feels great to win This is the first competition before the Northern Hemisphere season starts up so it s awesome to put some runs down Everyone s killing it and putting down some solid runs I added in an alley oop flat 5 which is a new one for me so I was glad to get it in the competition atmosphere Thankfully I landed my first run since I fell on my second and third so I m glad that worked out Mike Jankowski U S Freeskiing Coach Devin had a clean run which included many of her regular tricks But she unveiled a new trick she had

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  • Halfpipe Qualis Send 4 to Winter Games NZ Finals | USSA - Foundation
    Japan left 720 and a switch alley oop 540 Japan Today was awesome I only arrived a couple of days ago so I m definitely still getting my feet underneath me Logan told Fuseworks Media I ll definitely be switching it up in the finals I ve been working on some new tricks on snow so I m hoping to put a new trick into my run in competition mode Just behind Logan were Japan s Ayana Onozuka and Janina Kuzma of New Zealand Jeanee Crane Mauzy Park City UT almost cracked the top six to qualify but finished seventh and Paula Cooper Steamboat Springs CO was ninth Lyman Currier finishes second in the qualifiers Getty Images Neil Kerr Among the 10 men that qualified for finals Currier took second behind Kevin Rolland of France Blunck was sixth and Leeds took eighth Birk Irving Winter Park CO just missed qualifying finishing in 11th while Lennon Vaughan Steamboat Springs CO was 13th Jaxin Hoerter Breckenridge CO 16th and Jake Mageau Bend OR 19th Halfpipe finals take place on Sunday August 23rd RESULTS Qualified Women 1 Devin Logan USA 2 Ayana Onozuka JPN 3 Janina Kuzma NZL 4 Rosalind Groenewoud CAN 5 Saori Suzuki JPN 6 Mackenzie Wilson CAN Full results Qualified Men 1 Kevin Rolland FRA 2 Lyman Currier USA 3 Benoit Valentin FRA 4 Beau James Wells NZL 5 Thomas Krief FRA 6 Aaron Blunck USA 7 Lukas Muellauer 8 Broby Leeds USA 9 Marco Ladner AUT 10 Joel Gisler SUI Full results HELP THE TEAM The U S Ski Team relies solely on the support of the American public Click here to support the team Top Freeskiing News Stories Six Freeskiers Nominated to Youth Olympic 2016 U S Freeskiing Team Named Polartec Big Air at Fenway Tickets on Sale

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  • Stacey Cook | USSA - Foundation
    For Courchevel GS Lindsey Vonn Vail CO was the lone U S finisher in Sunday s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup giant slalom Ross Leads Women in Val d Isere Laurenne Ross cracked the top 10 as Lindsey Vonn s bid for a record tying downhill victory hit a bump in the road Saturday Vonn Second in Val d Isere Combined Lindsey Vonn just missed the top step of the podium finishing second to Switzerland s Lara Gut in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Combined Friday Vonn Takes 16th Lake Louise Win Lindsey Vonn Vail CO collected her 16th career World Cup victory at Lake Louise in the first of two scheduled downhills but the run was not without pure athletic spectacle to avoid serious disaster Stacey Cook World Cup Finals DH Lenzerheide SG Alpine Combined Super G Silver 20 Crystal Globes Ross fifth Kandahar SG Win No 76 Vonn No 73 Downhill Record Vonn Courchevel Val d Isere Downhill Vonn Second Vonn Lake Louise Headlines Red Hot Nyman Second At World Cup Finals Ross 23rd in Lenzerheide Super G Vonn Rebounds from Super G Crash Ross Second in Soldeu Super G Vonn Second at La Thuile Downhill Ross Fifth in La Thuile Downhill Vonn Third In Garmisch Super G Vonn Crushes Kandahar Downhill Vonn Chalks Up World Cup Victory No 73 Vonn Ties World Cup Downhill Record Vonn Rebounds For Courchevel GS Ross Leads U S Women into Top 20 Stacey Cook Quick Facts Hometown Mammoth Lakes CA Birthplace Truckee CA Birthdate 07 03 1984 Years on Team 13 Club Mammoth Mountain Ski Team School University of Nevada Reno Olympics 2006 2010 2014 Worlds 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 Results Career Results Alpine Athletes Stacey Cook Equipment Suppliers Komperdell POC Reusch Stockli Sun Valley Ski Tools Sponsors Mammoth Mountain Additional Info Height 5 5 Weight 145 Stacey Cook Websites Facebook Twitter Instagram Website Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery Three time Olympian Mammoth Mountain s Stacey Cook opened the 2015 season with a bang when Lindsey Vonn 1st Cook 2nd and Julia Mancuso 3rd snagged the first ever historic U S podium sweep in the Lake Louise downhill During the 2015 season Cook grabbed four top 15 finishes and eight top 20 finishes this season She will look to build on her 14th overall downhill and 29th overall in super G heading into the 2016 season FIRST TRACKS Cook started skiing at age four with her father at various Lake Tahoe ski areas and raced in the low key Buddy Werner League events run by Truckee s rec department When I was about 10 I got a scholarship to the Northstar racing program and I won the first race That s when I got serious she said When she wanted to try downhill but the Tahoe coaches resisted she shifted to the Mammoth Mountain racing program a couple of hours south and started becoming more speed oriented OFF THE SNOW Cook digs summer training in Mammoth because of

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  • Julia Mancuso | USSA - Foundation
    CO for the women s alpine combined Hopes were high for Lindsey Vonn Vail CO who took seventh in the downhill before straddling in the slalom Ross Leads Downhill Training There was a lot riding on the results from the women s downhill training runs on Thursday afternoon in Beaver Creek With it all said and done the U S Ski Team will send Julia Mancuso Lindsey Vonn Laurenne Ross and Stacey Cook into Friday s downhill Lindsey Vonn Wins Super G Bronze The 2015 World Championships began Tuesday with the women s super G in Vail Beaver Creek CO In front of her hometown fans Lindsey Vonn skied her way to a podium spot taking the bronze medal All four American starters finished in the top 15 Julia Mancuso Squaw Valley World Cup Mancuso Out Mancuso Spyder Mancuso QA Weekend Preview Vonn Bansko Super G Bansko Combined Shiffrin Worlds GS Worlds GS Shiffrin Vonn Team Event Results Team Event Vonn Combined Downhill Training World Champs Vonn Bronze World Champs Headlines Switzerland Rocks World Cup Finals Team Consistent Ross Fifth at World Cup Finals Red Hot Nyman Second At World Cup Finals World Cup Finals Live on NBCSN Ross Wins Super G to Finish Seventh in Ross 23rd in Lenzerheide Super G American Downhillers vs Attacking Vikings Ross Second in Soldeu Super G Speed Team Heads to Andorra Vonn Third at La Thuile Super G Vonn Second at La Thuile Downhill Ross Fifth in La Thuile Downhill Julia Mancuso Quick Facts Hometown Squaw Valley CA Birthplace Reno CA Birthdate 03 09 1984 Years on Team 16 Club Squaw Valley Ski Team School The Park City Winter School Olympics 2002 2006 2010 2014 Worlds 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 Results Career Results Alpine Athletes Julia Mancuso Equipment Suppliers Lange Leki POC Stockli Sponsors Audi GoPro Koss Nike Spyder Squaw Valley Visa Additional Info Height 5 6 Weight 140 Julia Mancuso Websites Facebook Twitter Instagram Website Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery Julia Mancuso splits her time between Squaw Valley Hawaii and hotel rooms across the globe In between she has captured more major championship medals than any other American woman with nine four Olympic and five World Championship As a four event athlete from the beginning Mancuso started World Cup racing and was a NorAm champion at 16 competed in the Olympics at 17 set a U S record for Junior World Championships medals before she was out of her teens and then started her twenties by capturing two World Championships medals Before Sochi Mancuso was already the most successful American woman in Olympic alpine skiing history She decided to add to that legacy in Sochi with a stunning bronze medal in super combined to kick off the women s racing at the Games Her storied career now includes an Olympic medal in every color with gold in 2006 and a pair of silver medals from 2010 making her the only American woman to earn one of each The

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/julia-mancuso (2016-04-30)
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  • Resi Stiegler | USSA - Foundation
    Moments of 2015 From Ted Ligety and Andrew Weibrecht standing on the podium together at Beaver Creek to Lindsey Vonn s sweep at Lake Lindsey there are a number of highlights from the 2015 2016 season USSA Resi Stiegler Resi WMAC GS Nationals Shiffrin Shiffrin Five Team Event Jasna GS SL City event Back on Top Kandahar downhill World Cup History Lauberhorn downhill Flachau Slalom Stiegler Santa Caterina Santa Caterina slaoms Alpine Moments 15 16 Headlines What Makes a Champ Resi Stiegler Shiffrin Takes Second Career GS Title Another Dominating Slalom Victory For Switzerland Rocks World Cup Finals Team A Full Tech Weekend in Jasna for Shiffrin Skiers Put on a Show in Stockholm Shiffrin Returns to Dominate Crans Montana Downhillers vs Mother Nature in Garmisch Harjo Sets World Cup History Big Weekend On Tap at Wengen and Flachau Moltzan and Lapanja Score First World C Consistent Stiegler Top 15 Again Resi Stiegler Quick Facts Hometown Jackson Hole WY Birthplace Jackson Hole WY Birthdate 11 14 1985 Years on Team 14 Club Jackson Hole Ski Club School Park City Winter Sports School Olympics 2006 2014 Worlds 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 Results Career Results Alpine Athletes Resi Stiegler Equipment Suppliers Lange Leki Rossignol Shred Slytech Sponsors Additional Info Height 5 8 Weight 135 Resi Stiegler Websites Facebook Twitter Instagram Website Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery Olympian and daughter to Olympic gold medalist Pepi Stiegler Resi RAY zee Stiegler was born and grew up in prime ski country Jackson Hole WY and Lienz Austria She s represented the United States at every level of alpine ski racing Topolino Whistler Cup Junior Worlds World Cup World Championships and the Olympics She s won Junior Worlds medals and U S titles and has stood on the World Cup podium Stiegler may only be 30 but she has more experience than most people double her age This U S Ski Team veteran entered the 2015 season as an independent after not meeting criteria for the first time in her long career but also with two consecutive injury free seasons and full prep periods which is something she had never experienced before It paid off for Stiegler who approached the season with laser focus and skied more disciplined and refined than ever before Simply put she crushed With five top 30 finishes and two top 15 finishes including an 11th place finish at Aspen Stiegler made it clear that she was back and she was a fighter And then she crashed in training prior to Flachau s night race and suffered yet another injury a torn anterior cruciate ligament and the meniscus in her right knee Somehow though Stiegler soldiered through and found that fight within to fulfill a dream and compete in World Championships on home turf in Vail Beaver Creek After a shaky training run prior to the race and overcome by nerves in the start shack she finished 35th first run and opted not to take any more risks

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/resi-stiegler (2016-04-30)
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  • Lila Lapanja | USSA - Foundation
    technical team ushered in the summer season last week wrapping up a two week slalom and GS camp at Loveland Ski Area in Colorado Stiegler Narrowly Misses SL Title Two time Olympian Resi Stiegler Jackson Hole WY finished one one hundredth of a second behind Canadian Marie Michelle Gagnon Saturday as women s slalom officially wrapped up the 2014 Nature Valley U S Alpine Championships in Squaw Valley U S Champs Open Wednesday at Squaw Sunshine and excellent racing conditions will greet athletes Wednesday when the 2014 Nature Valley U S Alpine Championships kick off on Red Dog at Squaw Valley Ryan Fifth in Jr Worlds Super G Katie Ryan Aspen CO Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club took an agressive line Monday to open women s speed competition at the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships with fifth in super G just 24 from the podium Moltzan Top 10 Again at JWCs Paula Moltzan Lakeville MN Buck Hill Ski Team Ski and Snowboard Club Vail continued her strong skiing Friday with fourth in the FIS Alpine Junior World Championships slalom just 49 from the podium Junior Worlds Team Named The U S Ski and Snowboard Association named a group of 15 elite athletes to compete at the 2013 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championship scheduled for Feb 19 28 at Le Massif and Mont Ste Anne Quebec Lila Lapanja Back on Top Behind the Gold World Cup History Flachau Slalom Canadian NorAms Shiffrin Aspen World Cup Kickoff Aspen What Makes a Champion Loveland Camp Women s SL Title U S Champs Ryan 5th Moltzan 4th Jr Worlds Team Headlines Shiffrin Returns to Dominate Crans Montana Perseverance Pays Off Harjo Sets World Cup History Moltzan and Lapanja Score First World C Americans Podium in Canadian NorAms Back to Back Wins for Shiffrin World Cup Kickoff in Aspen and Lake Louise Lila Lapanja What Makes A Champion Solid Spring Tech Camp at Loveland Stiegler Within 0 01 of Slalom Title Alpine Champs Open Wednesday at Squaw Katie Ryan Fifth in JWCs Super G Lila Lapanja Quick Facts Hometown Incline Village NV Birthplace Truckee CA Birthdate 12 03 1994 Years on Team 5 Club Diamond Peak Ski Team Sugar Bowl Worlds 2015 Results Career Results Alpine Athletes Lila Lapanja Equipment Suppliers Booster Strap Fischer Lange Leki POC Reusch Sponsors Additional Info Height 5 8 Weight 154 Lila Lapanja Websites Facebook Instagram Twitter Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery Lila Lapanja had just finished her first driving lesson when she got the call from the U S Ski Team in early 2011 I was so excited I ve been working so hard for it and it s just one step closer to my dream of being an Olympic ski racer said Lapanja who learned of her nomination at the summit of Mt Rose Highway Her career hasn t slowed since and she slammed on the gas pedal in 2014 when she finished sixth in the Junior Worlds slalom nabbed the NorAm slalom title

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/athletes/lila-lapanja (2016-04-30)
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  • Bryce Bennett | USSA - Foundation
    have been perfect Ganong Podiums at Lake Louise After a solid three days of training Travis Ganong Squaw Valley CA threw down a fast run on Saturday to grab third place at the Lake Louise downhill Meet Bryce Bennett WhatMakesAChamp At 6 7 Bryce Bennett towers over his competition But don t let that height fool you he s not good at basketball and he is a gentle giant with a great attitude a strong sense of fearlessness and serious love for the sport Spring Training Camps The 2015 16 alpine season starts now with spring training camps in Mammoth Mountain and Arapahoe Basin Weibrecht Snags Fifth in Kvitfjell t was a tough day in Kvitfjell with 21 DNFs in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G Only 38 racers made it down the difficult course with Andrew Weibrecht tying his career best super G result in fifth place U S Men Stack Four in the Top 15 In the penultimate Audi FIS Ski World Cup downhill of the season the men were thirsty for results looking to tighten the race for the overall downhill globe Travis Ganong was the top American downhiller of the day finishing in sixth place Bryce Bennett Chamonix Combined Kandahar downhill Kitzbuehel combined Lauberhorn combined Lauberhorn downhill Tough Downhill Bennett Sixth Weibrecht Fifth BoP Birds of Prey Preview Ganong Lake Louise Bryce Bennett Spring Training Camps Weibrecht Fifth Kvitfjell Ganong Kvitfjell Headlines Goldberg Leads U S in Chamonix Combined Downhillers vs Mother Nature in Garmisch Bennett and Duffy Score in Kitzbuehel C Goldberg 12th In Wengen Combined Big Weekend On Tap at Wengen and Flachau Ganong Leads U S in Post Christmas Dow Bennett Surprises At Val Gardena Downhill Weibrecht Attacks from the Back AmericanDownhillers Take on Birds of Prey Ganong Podiums at Lake Louise Bryce Bennett U S Ski Team Yeti What Skiing in May On Snow Training Camps Bryce Bennett Quick Facts Hometown Squaw Valley CA Birthplace Truckee CA Birthdate 07 14 1992 Years on Team 5 Club Squaw Valley Ski Team Results Career Results Alpine Athletes Bryce Bennett Equipment Suppliers Fischer Leki POC Sponsors Additional Info Height 6 7 Weight 215 Bryce Bennett Websites Facebook Instagram Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery Another in the long line of Squaw Valley powder hounds Julia Mancuso Marco Sullivan Travis Ganong Bryce Bennett blasted onto the U S Ski Team in the same way he hucks cliffs at Squaw by going big An invite to a 2011 spring tryout camp proved to be the only opportunity he needed as he successfully punched a ticket onto the team by showing coaches his form on the hard stuff is just as solid as it is in the fluff Bennett opened the 2013 14 season with a bang winning the U S downhill title on the U S Ski Team Speed Center at Copper Mountain in early December He made a major play for an Olympic nod with starts in Lake Louise Bormio Wengen and Kitzbuehel but

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  • Steven Nyman | USSA - Foundation
    nailed the podium in the first test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics taking third at the Jeongseon downhill Ganong Sixth in Garmisch Downhill Travis Ganong led five Americans into the top 30 with a sixth place finish in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Saturday on the Kandahar downhill track Weibrecht 13th in Hahnenkamm Andrew Weibrecht Lake Placid NY led a trio of Americans in Saturday s challenging Hahnenkamm downhill Steven Nyman Nyman Powder World Cup Finals DH World Cup Finals Kvitfjell Super G Nyman Third Kvitfjell Lenzerheide What Makes A Champion Hinterstoder super G Nyman Second Chamonix is Back Nyman SOS Nyman Jeongseon Kandahar downhill Hahnenkamm Headlines Nyman s Future on the World Cup Red Hot Nyman Second At World Cup Finals World Cup Finals Live on NBCSN Weibrecht Fifth in Kvitfjell Super G Another Podium for Nyman American Downhillers vs Attacking Vikings What Makes A Champion Steven Nyman Nyman Leads U S Trio Into Top 30 Nyman Second in Chamonix Welcome to Chamonix Ski Mecca Steven Nyman Moving Mountains Nyman Podiums at Jeongseon Downhill Steven Nyman Quick Facts Hometown Sundance UT Birthplace Provo UT Birthdate 02 12 1982 Years on Team 14 Club Park City Ski Team Sundance Ski Team School University of Utah Olympics 2006 2010 2014 Worlds 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 Results Career Results Alpine Athletes Steven Nyman Equipment Suppliers Booster Strap Fischer Komperdell POC Reusch Sponsors Fantasy Ski Racer NASTAR Spyder Additional Info Height 6 4 Weight 215 Steven Nyman Websites Facebook Twitter Instagram Website Fantasy Ski Racer Athlete Photo Gallery Athlete Photo Gallery Born and bred in Utah downhiller Steven Nyman was skiing at two Dad ran the ski school at Sundance and was a discretionary pick to the 2002 Junior Worlds squad where he landed two medals including a slalom gold Coaches were so impressed they entered him in a World Cup slalom six days later and he finished 15th Needless to say his 6 4 frame is more suited for speed events three World Cup downhill wins proves it The one thing that is consistent about World Cup skiing is that it s not consistent Nyman knows that best of all After an incredibly successful 2013 season 2014 shaped up to be mediocre results wise But he took a lot of positives out of the season as well namely fast skiing in Beaver Creek and another Olympic start And then came 2015 where Steven was in top condition physically and performed his strongest and most consistent season of his career finishing 6th in the downhill rank First he grabbed a podium at Birds of Prey just 02 out of second behind Kjetil Jansrud and Beat Feuz He went on to complete the Val Gardena hat trick by a commanding three tenth margin Three career wins all of them on the Saslong track Impressive From there he snagged the best super G result of his career with a 13th in Kitzbuehel and followed it up with a 5th place in downhill

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