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Sylvan Ellefson of Vail passed over for U.S. Olympic team

Sylvan Ellefson of Vail passed over for U.S. Olympic team

Two Colorado athletes were named to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic team Wednesday, but national champion Sylvan Ellefson of Vail was not one of them. Aspen’s Simi Hamilton is one…

Vail Valley in snow slump lately but avy danger still ‘considerable’

Vail Valley in snow slump lately but avy danger still ‘considerable’

The Vail Valley, after a bountiful first couple of weeks of 2014, is now in a bit of a snow slump that will last at least another week, according to…

Eagle-Vail’s own Chris Del Bosco now has ‘a great chance’ of racing in Sochi

Eagle-Vail’s own Chris Del Bosco now has ‘a great chance’ of racing in Sochi

Eagle-Vail’s own Chris Del Bosco finished fifth in a World Cup ski cross race in Val Thorens, France, on Friday, and first in a wind-shortened race on Thursday to give…

Park City, Utah’s Ted Ligety joins World Cup’s 20-win club

Park City, Utah’s Ted Ligety joins World Cup’s 20-win club

Park City, Utah’s Ted Ligety on Friday joined the 20-win club – some very rarified air for any World Cup ski racer, but especially for an American. By winning a…

Vonn switches surgeons, has ACL repaired by Dr. Jim Andrews

Vonn switches surgeons, has ACL repaired by Dr. Jim Andrews

Vail’s Lindsey Vonn switched surgeons Tuesday and underwent “successful” reconstructive surgery on the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her right knee with renowned Florida-based surgeon Dr. Jim Andrews. “Lindsey Vonn…

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin claims 7th career win in Flachau night slalom

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin claims 7th career win in Flachau night slalom

Consider this: At the age of 18, Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin is now tied for fourth on the all-time World Cup victory list for an American woman after winning the seventh…

Vonn’s knee too unstable to compete in Sochi Winter Olympics

Vonn’s knee too unstable to compete in Sochi Winter Olympics

Vail’s Lindsey Vonn, who blew out her right knee nearly a year ago in a crash at the World Championships, announced today she won’t be able to compete at the…

Eagle-Vail’s Shiffrin wins sixth career World Cup slalom

Eagle-Vail’s Shiffrin wins sixth career World Cup slalom

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin powered through a rutted, sloppy slalom course in Bormio, Italy on Sunday to claim the sixth World Cup victory of her career, just over a month from…

Vonn may not race again before Olympics but Shiffrin keeps things interesting for U.S. squad

Vonn may not race again before Olympics but Shiffrin keeps things interesting for U.S. squad

An uncooperative right knee may keep Vail’s Lindsey Vonn from racing again on the World Cup circuit before the rapidly approaching Sochi Winter Olympics, but that doesn’t mean the women’s…

Shiffrin claims second GS podium with third-place finish in Lienz

Shiffrin claims second GS podium with third-place finish in Lienz

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin jumped onto her second World Cup giant slalom podium Saturday in Lienz, Austria, finishing third behind winner Anna Fenninger of Austria and Jessica Lindell-Vikarby of Sweden. Shiffrin’s…