Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner wins World Cup slalom event

ARE, Sweden - Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner did just enough to protect her first-run lead and win a World Cup slalom race Saturday, beating overall...

American skier David Wise cuts through rain, snow to take Olympic gold on halfpipe

...Wise considers himself a dad and husband first, a freestyle skier second.That might be why he also became an Olympic champion...Though the weather prevented the show from being the best the skiers have ever put on, certainly Burke would've appreciated the...

Slovenian skier Tina Maze captures second gold medal of Sochi Games with win in giant slalom

...the Sochi Games, after last week's downhill.The Slovenian skier is the first woman since Marie-Theres Nadig, of Switzerland...nearly a half-second, and so she was the last of the top 30 skiers to go in the second session.Her two-leg time of 2 minutes...

Austrian turns back clock in winning slalom run

...the slopes, led by the likes of American Mikaela Shiffrin.For one day, though, on a hill that's always treated Austrian skiers well, Hosp found speed she hasn't uncovered in years. She turned in a powerful final run Sun day for her first World Cup...

Lindsey Vonn finishes eighth in her return

...with it."The Americans had a strong showing by placing four skiers in the top nine. Laurenne Ross led the way as she took fourth...seconds, holding off Beat Feuz by 0.54 seconds after the Swiss skier made a late push. American Steven Nyman was third.

American skiier Lindsey Vonn back atop podium

...behind and technical specialist Alexis Pinturault, of France, finished third.Andrew Weibrecht was the top American as the skier nicknamed "War Horse" wound up 10th. Ted Ligety, who has a broken left wrist, was 11th. LUGE: In Lake Placid, N.Y...

Skiers like to be on fringe

NAGANO -- Moguls skiers like to be on the fringe, always on...Jonny Moseley, one of the best moguls skiers in the world. "I'm not very mainstream...cheering spectators. That might bother some skiers, but not Moseley. "I used to try to...

One Olympic race to go from troubled American skier

...best all-around female skier on the U.S. team has...most popular and likable skiers in World Cup got back...believe that she is a good skier and a good racer and...One by one, European skiers came up for a congratulations...she's a better speed skier than slalom skier now...

U.S. skiers on a slippery slope

...Beaver Creek Mountain, U.S. Alpine skiers look like anything but Olympic medal contenders...greatly by the fact that 31 of the 66 skiers either missed gates or fell on the course...Bill Egan remains optimistic that his skiers can be competitive this season. "I'm...

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Overtime: Broken leg casts Street's future as skier in doubt

Broken leg casts Street's future as skier in doubt Picabo Street, her future as a world class skier in doubt because of a badly broken left leg...bone in the leg, America's best downhill skier was given permission by doctors Saturday to...

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