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Alpine Skiing

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  • Alpine skiing: Whistler Mountain

     
    Whistler Mountain is the scene of the five Alpine skiing events: downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super-G and super combined. Men and women ski in separate races on two reshaped and contoured courses: the Dave Murray Downhill for the men and......
  • Injury puts Lindsey Vonn's Olympic medal hopes in jeopardy

     
    VANCOUVER, Canada--Lindsey Vonn, the world's top female Alpine skier and a medal contender in five events at the soon-to-begin Vancouver Games, said Wednesday, "I honestly have no idea" whether a right shin bruise suffered in a training run last week........
  • Lindsey Vonn arrives in Vancouver with a smile ... and an injury

     
    The United States Ski Team revealed in a Wednesday morning e-mail that Lindsey Vonn, America's top medal hope in Alpine skiing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, injured her right shin during a training-run crash last week and will be competing......
  • U.S. skier Stacey Cook released from hospital after crash on training run

     
    U.S. Alpine skier Stacey Cook was released early Thursday afternoon from the Whistler Polyclinic after a horrific crash in the first women's downhill training prior to Sunday's super combined medal event. "Stacey has been released from the Whistler...
  • Thomas Vonn says Lindsey has 'turned the corner' on shin injury

     
    Great moments in journalism. I was looking for the restroom at the Whistler press center when I ran smack-dab into Thomas Vonn, the husband of star skier Lindsey Vonn. In an "exclusive" one-on-one interview, Thomas sounded optimistic about Lindsey's...
  • Hey, that's no skier! Wild lynx makes an appearance at Vancouver Olympics downhill skiing course

     
    WHISTLER, British Columbia — Beware the lynx! Skiers and lugers heard the call of the wild in the form of a critter apparently oblivious to the safety concerns of officials at Olympic venues. An orange-and-black spotted lynx sauntered across the......
  • U.S. men's downhill team is named: Bode Miller is in, Erik Fisher is out

     
    Bode Miller, Andrew Weibrecht, Steven Nyman and Marco Sullivan were selected Friday for the U.S. Olympic men's downhill team. Erik Fisher was the odd man out, failing to crack the four-racer lineup. “He understands that he's the fifth guy,” U.S.......
  • Men's downhill is good to go Monday morning

     
    It looks as if the men's downhill will take place as scheduled Monday at 10:30 a.m. after delays because of weather conditions. The bib draw was Sunday night, and Bode Miller of the U.S. drew bib No. 8. The course......
  • Vonn tests her bruised shin in free run after training is postponed

     
    There was no official racing at Whistler Creekside on Sunday, as poor conditions wiped out training for Wednesday's scheduled women's downhill, but American star Lindsey Vonn did test her bruised shin with some solo slalom training. Her husband, Thomas...
  • Weather delays are all part of the, um, alpine experience at the Olympics

     
    This is my fifth Winter Olympics, so I know all about sitting around doing nothing while people stand around talking about who is going to win the downhill if it ever gets raced. The difference this time is the technology.......
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  • Toni Sailer: The most dominant Winter Olympian?

     
    As the world’s best Alpine skiers gather in Whistler for the Vancouver Olympics, they can only dream of having a Winter Games like Austria’s Anton Sailer had in 1956. Alpine skiing is an event where winning and losing are almost......