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

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - David Wise considers himself a dad and husband first, a freestyle skier second.That might be why he also became an Olympic champion.Soaring through sloppy snow and sleet, Wise won the first gold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-18/american-skier-david-wis
Slovenian skier Tina Maze captures second gold medal of Sochi Games with win in giant slalom

...second run to win the giant slalom for her second gold medal of the Sochi Games, after last week's downhill.The Slovenian skier is the first woman since Marie-Theres Nadig, of Switzerland, at the 1972 Sapporo Games with enough versatility to master...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-18/slovenian-skier-tina-maz
One Olympic race to go from troubled American skier

...Olympics. The best all-around female skier on the U.S. team has just one Olympic...to make her believe that she is a good skier and a good racer and everything else...Steamboat Springs, Colo., has been a skier since she could barely walk. Her father...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/16/oly_333830.shtml
Olympics
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/15/oth_224196.shtml
Other sports
Spanish palace postpones reception for skier after doping scandal

...Muehlegg after the Spanish cross-country skier was stripped of one of his three Olympic...ripped into the disgraced German-born skier, who lost his 50K gold medal Sunday after...Just as we called for respect for the skier when he was criticized for the mere fact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/26/oly_335742.shtml
Olympics
Ailing skier proves most durable of all

...Kjus still proved to be the most durable skier of all. Despite his battle with chronic...accomplishments this season overshadowed every other skier expect one -- Austria's Alexandra Meissnitzer...reclaim the giant slalom title the Swiss skier had won in 1997. "I am still very happy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/16/oth_256359.shtml
Other sports
Skier faces NCAA hurdle before enrolling at Colorado

...NCAA. Bloom is a football player-turned-freestyle moguls skier from Loveland, Colo., who delayed his enrollment at the University...plans to in the future. And never mind that the average Olympic skier, even a gold-medal winner, has a very short window in which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/26/oth_335015.shtml
Other sports
Downed Japanese skier shows Olympic spirit

...Not every great Olympic moment ends with a gold medal. Moguls skier Teppei Noda of Japan offered the latest proof of that Tuesday...Sidestepping slowly up the hill - a draining journey almost every skier has made dozens of times - Noda retrieved the ski and slapped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/13/oly_333203.shtml
Olympics
Skier in critical condition after accident during training

SALT LAKE CITY - Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke was in critical condition Wednesday, a day after she was airlifted from the mountains of Utah to a Salt Lake City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-01-11/skier-critical-condi
Home front: Skier says privacy may hurt sport's future

...Waterskiing can be an extremely selfish sport, he says. And sharing smooth water is often a difficult act of altruism for the avid skier. But this year, at the Georgia Games Championships' first waterskiing competition, Mr. Spears and other waterskiing fanatics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/19/met_265940.shtml
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