Tickets On Sale For Killington World Cup Sept. 5

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The Audi FIS Ski World Cup returns to Vermont’s Killington Resort Thanksgiving weekend, and tickets go on sale Wednesday, September 5 at 9 a.m. EDT.

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Waterville Valley to Host 2019, 2021 U.S. Alpine Championships

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The nation’s best alpine ski racers will descend upon New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley Resort in 2019 and 2021 for U.S. Alpine Championship - the biggest race the resort has hosted since the White Circus visited in 1991 when Julie Parisien won the World Cup giant slalom.

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Olympic Update: Diggins Chosen To Carry U.S. Flag at Closing Ceremony

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Jessie Diggins (Afton, Minn.) was selected to lead the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team into Sunday's Closing Ceremony as flag bearer, as announced today by the United States Olympic Committee. Diggins was chosen by a vote of fellow members of Team USA.

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Olympic Update: Team USA Adds Four More Medals

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Shiffrin Adds Combined Silver
Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) added another Olympic medal to her collection, taking silver in the alpine combined Thursday at the Jeongseon Alpine Center. Lindsey Vonn (Vail, Colo.) racing in her final Olympic event, won the first run downhill, but straddled a gate in the slalom and did not finish.

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Olympic Update: Historic Gold For Team USA; Vonn Win DH Bronze

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Downhill Bronze for Vonn

Racing in her final Olympic downhill race, four-time Olympian Lindsey Vonn (Vail, Colo.) won the bronze medal, leading three Americans into the top-seven Wednesday at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre.

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Olympic Update: Sigourney Grabs Bronze In Ski Halfpipe

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Lindsey Vonn (Vail, Colo.) finished fourth and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) was fifth in the third and final downhill training run at at Jeongseon Alpine Centre.

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Olympic Update: Shiffrin To Skip Downhill For Alpine Combined

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With the announced move of the Olympic alpine combined event from Friday to Thursday, Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) will not start in Wednesday’s Olympic downhill in order to focus on the combined.

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Olympic Update: Goepper Grabs Silver, Cochran-Siegle Leads USA in GS

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Cochran-Siegle Leads Team USA in Giant Slalom

Finally healthy following a couple seasons of injuries and setbacks, Ryan Cochran-Siegle once again led Team USA, finishing tied for 11th, in the giant slalom at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games Sunday. Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah), the defending Olympic gold medalist, was 15th.

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Vonn Sixth as Ledecky Stuns Super-G Favorites

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One mistake cost Lindsey Vonn (Vail, Colo.) a shot at another Olympic medal. But it was one fast snowboarder who took a second Olympic super-G gold away from Austria’s Anna Veith.

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Shiffrin Comes Up Short in Slalom

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Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.), the defending slalom gold medalist from the 2014 Sochi Games, just missed the podium, finishing fourth, in Friday’s slalom at Yongpyong Alpine Centre.

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Shiffrin Wins Giant Slalom Gold

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It took a few days, but the wait was very worthwhile as Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) won the giant slalom gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games Thursday.

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Olympic Update: White Reclaims Halfpipe Gold; Women's Slalom Postponed

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Biesemeyer Injured In Downhill Training
Team USA downhill skier Tommy Biesemeyer (Keene, N.Y.) suffered a season-ending right ankle injury during downhill training on Wednesday. He was taken by team medical staff to a local clinic, where he was treated and released. He will not compete in the men’s downhill. His place in the race will be taken by Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, Vt.).

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Olympic Update: Kim Wins Halfpipe Gold; Ligety Fifth In Alpine Combined

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Ligety Fifth In Alpine Combined
Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah) finished fifth in the men's alpine combined to lead Team USA at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre Tuesday afternoon at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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Olympic Update: Anderson Gold Again; Kim Leads Team USA Into Halfpipe Finals

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Weather Postpones Women’s Giant Slalom
Due to strong winds and the changing weather forecast, the women’s Olympic giant slalom scheduled for Monday has been postponed to Thursday.
“It’s a bummer that we’re not able to race today,” said Mikaela Shiffrin. “But with the training block I’ve had, I’m prepared and feeling good. I’ll use this time to continue to train and refocus on Wednesday’s slalom race. We have a great gym and space to eat and take plenty of naps, so I’ll use this time to recharge.”

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Olympic Update: Gerard Wins Slopestyle Gold

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Men’s Downhill Postponed
Due to the strong wind, Sunday's men's downhill was rescheduled for Thursday, February 15 at 11:00 a.m. KT/9:00 p.m. EST Wednesday. The men's super-G will now move to Friday, February 16 at 11:00 a.m. KT / 9:00 p.m. EST Thursday. Based on the official forecast, the jury has also canceled Monday’s alpine combined downhill training.

Women’s Giant Slalom
Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) makes her PyeongChang debut in the giant slalom Monday at 10:15 a.m. KT. NBC will broadcast the first run live at 8:15 p.m. EST Sunday. Both the first and second runs will stream live on NBCOlympics.com. In addition to Shiffrin, Resi Stiegler (Jackson, Wyo.), Megan McJames (Park City, Utah) and Tricia Mangan (Buffalo, N.Y.) will start for Team USA.

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Olympic Update: Gerard Qualifies For Slopestyle Finals; Diggins Fifth in Cross Country

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Goldberg Eighth In Final Downhill Training
Jared Goldberg (Squaw Valley, Calif) finished eighth in the third and final downhill training run before Sunday’s race. Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley, Calif.) was ninth, followed by Thomas Biesemeyer (Keene, N.Y.) 13th; Ryan Cochran-Siegle (Starksboro, Vt.) 20th; and Wiley Maple (Aspen, Colo.) 23rd.

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Team USA Qualifies Four Mogul Skiers To Medal Round

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Morgan Schild qualified third and will compete in the medal round Sunday at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. (Courtesy of U.S. Ski & Snowboard / Getty Images)

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Bennett Sixth in Second Downhill Training
For the second-straight day, Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley, Calif.) led Team USA in downhill training on the Jeongseon downhill track, finishing sixth, on a weather-shortened course.

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Olympic Update: Bennett Leads Team USA in First Downhill Training Run

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Jared Goldberg was 11th in the first training run at the Jeongseon Alpine Center Thursday. (Getty Images/AFP - Javier Soriano)

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Bennett Leads Team USA in First Training Run
Team USA experienced its first taste of the Jeongseon downhill track in the first of three training runs Thursday. Racing under bright sunshine, and on a hard-fast, Colorado-snow-like track, Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley, Calif.) led the way in seventh. “That was so much fun!” Bennett said after his run.

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Streaming, Broadcast Guide to 2018 Olympic Winter Games

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If you’re a fan of winter sports and the Olympic Winter Games, you’re in for a special treat this month! U.S. Ski & Snowboard is heading to PyeongChang with one of its strongest teams ever – more than 100 athletes competing in alpine, freestyle, snowboard, freeski, cross country, nordic combined and ski jumping events.

From the thrill of downhill to the bump and grind of skicross and snowboardcross, to the Olympic debut of snowboard big air – NBC will broadcast and stream all events LIVE throughout the 2018 Games in PyeongChang.

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Olympic Qualifying On The Line At Copper USGP This Weekend

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U.S. Ski and Snowboard athletes posted some remarkable results last weekend as Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) continued to establish herself as one of the most dominant athletes in any sport in the world, landing two downhill podiums, including her first win, in Lake Louise, Canada. Sadie Bjornsen (Anchorage, Alaska) skied to another podium finish in a classic sprint in Lillehammer, Norway, and the U.S. Ski Team men’s alpine athletes took to the famed Birds of Prey course in Beaver Creek, where Ted Ligety (Park City, Utah) led the charge in giant slalom and Tommy Ford (Bend, Ore.) skied to his first top-10 World Cup finish.

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