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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…

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…