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Alpine Skiing

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  • 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.......
  • 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......
  • Bad weather forces postponement of Olympic men's downhill

     
    The running of the most prestigious Olympic alpine event, the men's downhill, had to be postponed Saturday because of warm weather and deteriorating snow conditions on the course at Whistler Creekside. This was not a surprise to anyone who has......
  • Women's downhill training postponed Sunday

     
    Another day, another delay. Poor weather conditions at Whistler Creekside wrecked yet another day in the Olympic alpine schedule as Sunday's training run for Wednesday's scheduled downhill was washed out because of poor weather conditions. The women...
  • David Wallechinsky looks back at Franz Klammer

     
    Note: Klammer's run starts 36 seconds into the above video 1976 Innsbruck, Austria, Men's Downhill: In 1975, Franz Klammer of Mooswald in Carinthia won eight of nine World Cup downhill races. When the Olympics came to Innsbruck the following year,......
  • Bode Miller wins bronze medal in men's downhill

     
    Bode Miller of the U.S. became the most decorated Alpine skier in U.S. history when he won the bronze medal in the men's downhill on Monday in Vancouver. The medal gives Miller three. He won silver in the combined and......
  • Lindsey Vonn wins gold in women's downhill; Julia Mancuso wins silver

     
    It was a great day for the U.S. women in the downhill as Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso won the gold and silver medal, respectively, in the women's downhill. Vonn is the first U.S. woman to win the downhill since......
  • Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso are first and second in women's downhill

     
    It could be a good day for the U.S. women in the downhill, as Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso were first and second after the first 25 racers had gone down the course and more than likely will finish that......
  • Behind the scenes of the women's Olympic downhill

     
    The women's downhill is definitely on for this morning, an 11 a.m. start. Lindsey Vonn drew the No. 16 bib, while teammate and rival Julia Mancuso is running No. 10. Colleague David Leon Moore of USA Today did the course......
  • Holiday home tours begin

    Holiday home tours begin
    The holiday season offers a prime opportunity to take a peek inside some of Central Florida's most interesting public and private homes. Here is a sampling of tours that feature homes all decked out for the season: Images Tour of Homes: Sponsored by...
  • Splash down at Disney's water parks

    It's summer and time for the pool, right? At Disney, swimming at two wonderfully themed water parks, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon, can happen almost year-round. Of course, the water parks are fun for older children, but surprisingly, they have...
  • Former boxer makes the transition to golf after playing it on Xbox

    Joshua Anglin never thought a chance encounter with a video game would change his life, but it has. The 26-year-old Coral Springs resident spent 14 years inside a boxing ring and amassed a 115-15 amateur record. Just after he turned pro and was getting...