Posts Tagged Alpine skiing

Downhill champion Defago to help design Olympic ski courses

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic downhill gold medalist Didier Defago is starting a new career helping to design Alpine ski courses for the Winter Games.

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Vonn named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics

This Oct. 3, 2013 file photo shows Tiger Woods watching with his girlfriend Lindsey Vonn at the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Vonn announced on Sunday, May 3, 2015, that she and Woods have decided to end their three-year relationship. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, file)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Olympic organizers on Wednesday named U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

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US Ski Team will manage NASTAR program

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Ski Team says it will take over operational control of NASTAR, a recreational racing program that’s in place at more than 100 resorts around the nation.

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Italian resort Cortina set to host 2021 Alpine ski worlds

OBERHOFEN, Switzerland (AP) — The Italian ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo is set to host the Alpine world championships again after four successive losing bids.

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