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Endless Winter: Where To Ski This Summer

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If skiing and riding in the summer is on your bucket list, make it happen this year with options from California to the Southern Hemisphere to the European Alps.

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Austria's Hirscher Wins World Cup GS By Huge Margin; Fenninger Takes Super Combined In Bulgaria Fog

Marcel Hirscher at GarmischMarcel Hirscher’s runs was all anyone could talk about after Sunday’s giant slalom race on the Kandahar at Garmisch, Germany. After dominating the first run and clocking a time 1.99 seconds faster than everyone else’s, Hirscher was far from done for the day. 

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Hannah Kearney Wins Eighth Career Freestyle World Championships Medal; Most Ever

Hannah Kearney at Deer ValleyOlympic champion Hannah Kearney from Norwich, Vt. stepped it up another notch, taking gold in dual moguls in a thrilling finals matchup with Canadian Justine Dufour-Lapointe. It was Kearney's eighth career World Championships medal, the most ever of any freestyle skier.

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American Travis Ganong Claims First World Cup Downhill In Italy; Mikaela Shiffrin Podiums At Austrian GS

Travis Ganong at Beaver Creek downhill 2014Travis Ganong from Squaw Valley, Calif. took advantage of a new course for the men's Audi FIS Ski World Cup tour and punched through for his career first victory, winning the Santa Caterina downhill high above Bormio in Italy. 

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2014 Olympics: Alpine Skiers Continue To Struggle; Mancuso Eighth In Super G

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ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 15) – USA alpine skiers continue to struggle in Russia — one medal. But, Julia Mancuso (Squaw Valley, CA) led Team USA once again Saturday, posting the best American finish in eighth at a rough and unforgiving super G, the final women’s speed event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

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America’s Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Second World Cup Slalom In Row Heading To Sochi

Mikaela Shiffrin 2012Nightime, daytime, anytime. That seems to be the modus operendi of American teen sensation and World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin as she won her second World Cup slalom in a row, this time under the lights at Flachau, Austria Tuesday.

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Mikaela Shiffrin Second In Lienz Slalom; Travis Ganong 10th In Bormio Downhill

Marlies SchildAmerica’s teen star, Mikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo., enjoyed a podium filled World Cup weekend in Lienz, Austria. She was ahead of the pack after the first slalom run Sunday, but couldn’t hold off hard-charging Marlies Schild in the foggy, rutted finale.

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Shiffrin Back On Podium At Austrian Giant Slalom Saturday

Lienz, AustriaWorld Champion slalom skier Mikaela Shiffrin from Eagle-Vail, Colo. was back on the podium in Lienz, Austria Saturday, showing once again she is a threat in the Giant Slalom as well. She finished third. It was her second GS podium appearance.

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Ligety Wins GS World Cup; Shiffrin Sixth In Austria Openers

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Soelden, Austria hosted the season’s first Audi FIS Alpine World Cup action over the weekend with Americans Ted Ligety and Michaela Shiffrin in form for the Olympic year.

 

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Guardian Lists 10 Top Summer Vacations In European Alps

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Once the snow is gone, the Alps remain magnificent. The Guardian newspaper in the UK has 10 picks for you to try this summer. Here are travel writer Sean Thomas’s choices and comments.

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Vail Resorts Adds Arlberg To Epic Pass Lineup

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Vail Resorts has announced an epic partnership with the one of the most famous ski regions in the world, Arlberg, Austria, home to legendary mountain resorts of St. Anton, Lech-Zürs, St. Christoph and Stuben. 

 

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America’s Teen Queen Is World Champion; Shiffrin Wins Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin WC Gold

She’s 17 years old and the youngest woman in 28 years to win a gold medal in the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships. Mikaela Shiffrin, from Eagle-Vail, Colo., came from behind after her first run to win the gold medal. 

 

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Vonn Airlifted To Hospital After Foggy World Championship Crash

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American skiing superstar Lindsey Vonn was airlifted to a local hospital after injuring her knee while landing after a jump midway down the super-G course at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria Tuesday.

 

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