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BodeFest Returns to Cannon Mountain March 17

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Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller returns to New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain for BodeFest March 17.

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Austrians Stay Golden After Men's super-G Won By Hannes Reichelt At Worlds Thursday; Bode Miller's Comeback Crashes

Mens Super G worldsWhat a difference a day makes. After the men’s super-G at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championship at Beaver Creek, Colo. was postponed Wednesday due to heavy snowfall and high winds. Thursday’s re-scheduled race was staged under dream conditions with blue skies on a well-prepared course. 

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Heavy Snow, Winds Doom Wednesday Men's Super G At Worlds; USA's Bode Miller Back On DH Training Course

Prep for worlds at Beaver CreekThe cold front due to hit Colorado's central Rocky Mountain Range and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships at Beaver Creek overnight came in later than forecast, giving race officials who were up on the mountain early in the morning some hope that today's race wouldn’t impacted by the weather. It was not to be.

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Welcome Home Parade In Lake Placid March 16 For America's Olympians; Weibrecht's Night

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For United States Winter Olympians the Welcome Home parade on March 16 in Lake Placid will bring their Sochi experience full circle.

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Bode Miller's Heavy Heart And Sixth Olympic Medal

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Sochi, Russia (special to SnoCountry.com): After finally winning a medal on a warm Sunday afternoon in Sochi, the greatest Olympic skier in United States history was reduced to tears. 

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War Horse For Different Courses - Vancouver, Now Sochi For Lake Placid's Andrew Weibrecht

Andrew Weibrecht silver medal SochiSochi, Russia — All the injuries, surgeries, sickness, training interruptions, frustrations and equipment changes came rushing out of Andrew Weibrecht Sunday, Feb. 16. The initial, physical outpouring came in the run of his life down the super-G course at Rosa Khutor.

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2014 Olympics: Stunner At Sochi - Weibrecht, Miller Medal In Super G

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TUESDAY UPDATE: Thick fog obscured the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park Monday, forcing officials to move the men’s snowboardcross event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games to Tuesday morning.

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 16) - In an historic and seemingly improbable finish, Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, NY) took silver and Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) tied for bronze in the men's Olympic super G at Rosa Khotur Sunday. 

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2014 Olympics: Bode Miller Sixth In Tricky Super Combined

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ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 14) – Five-time Olympian Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) skied into sixth at a particularly tricky slalom race Friday during the super combined event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

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2014 Olympics: Anderson Wins Ladies' Slopestyle Gold for Team USA

Jamie AndersonROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 9) – Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) cleaned up her second run to earn the first-ever women’s slopestyle snowboarding gold medal Sunday at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. Her smooth style during her final run secured her the gold with a score of 95.25, putting her on top of the podium.

Bode Miller (Franconia, NH) skied a fast and tight line but plowed through a panel and lost time, finishing eighth in the men’s downhill. Travis Ganong (Squaw Valley, CA) was fifth in his first Olympic appearance.

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Photo: Jamie Anderson in Cadrona World Cup (USST.Oliver Kraus)

 


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Miller, Cook, Mancuso: Speeding To Sochi Again Saturday

Bode Miller at Beaver CreekThe alpine speed race to Sochi continued Saturday with more drama building for Americans. Bode Miller finished third in the fabled Hahnenkamm World Cup downhill in Kitzbuehel, Austria, while U.S. ladies Stacey Cook and Julia Mancuso packed in their third Top Ten finishes in a row in another downhill at Cortina, Italy.

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USA’s Cook, Mancuso Keep Surging Toward Sochi

Stacey CookIf peaking at the right time is any indication – and it usually is – surging USA speed racers Stacey Cook and Julia Mancuso are making noise with the Sochi Olympics around the corner.

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Bode Miller Getting Closer; Fifth In Lauberhorn Downhill

Bode Miller at Beaver Creek 2013Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller, from Franconia, N.H. finished fifth, just .35 behind the winner Patrick Kueng of Switzerland in a wind-shortened 85th running of the Lauberhorn downhill World Cup in Wengen, Switzerland.

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USA’s Ted Ligety Wins Lauberhorn Super Combined: ‘Confidence Booster’

Ted Ligety at Beaver CreekJust a few weeks before Sochi, it appears American Ted Ligety is back in form. Ligety won the super combined Audi FIS World Cup (one downhill run, two slalom runs) at Wengen, Switzerland Friday.

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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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Mixed Results For Americans As World Cup Tour Moves To Europe; Chodounsky Gets Top-Ten Finish

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After several weeks in North America, both the women and men of the U.S. alpine team looked as if they missed the home cooking in their debuts in Europe.
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It’s The Ted And Bode Show At Beaver Creek; Americans 1-2 In World Cup GS

World Cup racer at Beaver CreekIt was a day at Beaver Creek, Colo. that may well have set the stage for Olympic drama in February. American champion Ted Ligety won his fourth straight Audi FIS World Cup Giant Slalom pushed by the USA’s Bode Miller coming back from a year off recovering from injury.

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Vonn Looks To Race At Lake Louise; Ligety, World Cup Men To Beaver Creek

Lake Louise World Cup venueUPDATE 12/5: Lindsey Vonn will definitely return to the race course Friday (Dec. 6) for the first of two downhills at Lake Louise. She skipped the second training run, saying she has the course “dialed in.”

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U.S. Alpine Ski Team Named At Copper Mt. Kick-Off Celebration

Marco SullivanThousands of fans were on hand as the U.S. Alpine Ski Team was named for the new season. Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, and Lindsey Vonn were on hand, as was World Champion Michaela Shiffrin.

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Forest Carey Named World Cup Multi Team Coach; Men’s Coaches Picked

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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.

 

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Bode’s Brother ‘Chilly’ Miller Dies From Apparent Seizure

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Chelone “Chilly” Miller, the snowboarding younger brother of Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller, died Sunday of “an apparent seizure” in a van where he was living near Mammoth Mountain, Calif.

 

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