Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) just missed a podium spot to lead three Americans into the top 20 in Sunday’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup super G.
Lindsey Vonn wrapped up her eighth overall World Cup downhill title, and moved back into the overall World Cup lead following her second place downhill finish at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Saturday at La Thuile, Italy. American Steven Nyman finished second in the men’s downhill at Chamonix, France.
Laurenne Ross from Bend, Ore. threw down a clean and strong run to take fifth place and lead the Americans in the La Thuile, Italy downhill Friday. Lindsey Vonn lost a ski and did not finish the race.
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Feb. 14, 2016) – The old saying has always been: “If you want a powder day, hold a downhill race!”
The coaching situation on the U.S. Ski Team seems to have cleared following the team’s release of former men’s head coach Andreas Evers who is facing money laundering charges in Austria. Longtime women’s speed coach Alex Hoedlmoser will close the gender gap and lead the men’s speed team.
Veteran U.S. Ski Team coach Forest Carey has been tabbed to leads a new World Cup Multi-Team of Ted Ligety and Bode Miller during the coming Olympic season, according to men’s alpine Head Coach Sasha Rearick.
Former National Team Coach Eric Harlow has been tapped to direct the Eastern Alpine Regional Program for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association.
Harlow has extensive coaching experience, having served as FIS head coach at Burke Mountain Academy, women’s head coach at both Stratton Mountain School, both in Vermont and Rowmark Ski Academy in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The success of this spring’s Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships at Squaw Valley resort in California that brought thousands of spectators to the slopes has led to a return engagement March 19-23, 2014.
With a four-medal performance at the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, including a team silver, the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team established a significant legacy.