| Feb 16, 2013
| 9:46 AM
There is no doubt now whom the U.S. media will choose as the fresh-faced star in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics.
It is Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, who became the youngest women’s Alpine skiing world champion since 1985 when she won Saturday&...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jill Kinmont Boothe was the national women's slalom champion and on the cover of Sports Illustrated when she set out to win a 1955 race that would help put her on the U.S. Olympic ski team. As she sped down a Utah mountain slope, she lost control on an...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 10:34 AM
Lindsey Vonn still intends to be known as Lindsey Vonn even after her divorce from Thomas Vonn becomes official.
The question now is whether she will continue to ski like the same Lindsey Vonn who became the world's most successful active racer and the...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:54 PM
The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games.
Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects:
1. When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season. With any luck, that means Team USA...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Lindsey Vonn knew she began this World Cup alpine ski season physically stronger than she ever had been. She also was sure the hundreds of hours spent riding a bicycle last summer had made her endurance better than ever.
Vonn underscored her assessment...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Lindsey Vonn has just one goal left this season.
And she made her attempt to reach it a lot more dramatic Thursday.
While Vonn's sixth in the Super-G in Schladming, Austria, was good enough to clinch her fourth straight World Cup season title in...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Another day, another historic achievement for Lindsey Vonn.
Vonn's win in Wednesday's downhill at the World Cup finals in Schladming, Austria, was her 12th of the season, breaking the U.S. record for single-season victories she had set in 2010.
| Oct 23, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Home, sweet home.
With the emphasis on sweet after this weekend.
The U.S. ski team announced a week ago it had signed a three-year deal to make the Austrian towns of Soelden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl its alpine training base in Europe during the World Cup...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:06 PM
The Star Spangled Banner has become the recurring theme in the sound track of Lindsey Vonn's career.
Vonn had heard the National Anthem played in honor of her victories so many times in the past -- once at the Olympics, twice at the world championships,...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 10:22 AM
It seems not a day goes by without Lindsey Vonn collecting some new mantel ornament or putting her name on a new line in the history books.
Saturday at Schladming, Austria, the U.S. skier set a World Cup women's mark for points in a season by...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:31 AM
Nothing brings relief to the dog days of summer like a thorough drenching at a water park. Orlando's all-wet attractions share certain characteristics: lazy rivers, raft rides, wave pools, upscale cabanas and combo-ticket ties to theme parks. Today we...