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Ted Ligety finally captures Olympic giant slalom gold

Ted Ligety finally captures Olympic giant slalom gold

This is the one he wanted – the gold medal that mattered most to Ted Ligety. And the Park City ski-racing superstar delivered in the clutch Wednesday, winning the giant…

Colorado’s dynamic trio of halfpipe freeskiers comes up short as Wise wins first gold medal

Colorado’s dynamic trio of halfpipe freeskiers comes up short as Wise wins first gold medal

Colorado’s dynamic trio of halfpipe freeskiers had a tough time in terrible weather at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park Tuesday as halfpipe skiing made its Olympic debut. Ski & Snowboard…

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin finished fifth in rainy GS for her Olympic debut

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin finished fifth in rainy GS for her Olympic debut

Eagle-Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin finished fifth Tuesday in her first-ever Olympic appearance in a rainy women’s giant slalom at the 2014 Sochi Games. Heavy rain pelted the 18-year-old world champion during…

Americans back on track after super-G silver, bronze for Weibrecht, Miller

Americans back on track after super-G silver, bronze for Weibrecht, Miller

And just like that the U.S. Ski Team’s alpine squad is on track to have one of its most successful Winter Olympics in history. Lake Placid’s Andrew Weibrecht, already a…

At halfway mark, U.S. alpine skiers suffer Sochi disappointment with just one medal

At halfway mark, U.S. alpine skiers suffer Sochi disappointment with just one medal

Halfway through the alpine events of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics the U.S. Ski Team has been a disappointment with just one medal (Julia Mancuso’s bronze in super combined) through…

Powerful winter storm plows into Vail, Beaver Creek

Powerful winter storm plows into Vail, Beaver Creek

A powerful winter storm moved into Colorado late Wednesday, producing steady snow at both Vail and Beaver Creek and depositing 5 inches of new snow at both ski areas as…

Chris Del Bosco named to Canadian Olympic team in ski cross

Chris Del Bosco named to Canadian Olympic team in ski cross

Chris Del Bosco, who grew up in Eagle-Vail and lives in Montreal, was named to his second Canadian Olympic team today and will compete in ski cross at the 2014…

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…