Posts Tagged Alpine skiing

Fenninger wins 2nd straight WCup title; Hirscher his 4th

Anna Fenninger is seen trhough her alpine ski, women's World Cup overall trophy, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Sunday, March 22, 2015. Fenninger successfully defended her overall World Cup and giant slalom titles after winning the season-ending GS race on Sunday. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Anna Fenninger overcame her nerves and a strong challenge from Tina Maze to clinch her second straight World Cup title in style Sunday, joining Marcel Hirscher on the winners’ podium as he celebrated a record fourth straight men’s title.

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Fenninger seals 2nd straight World Cup title with GS win

Anna Fenninger, of Austria, holds up the alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom discipline trophy, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Austrian racer Anna Fenninger withstood a strong challenge from rival Tina Maze to successfully defend her World Cup and giant slalom titles after winning the season-ending GS race on Sunday.

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Gross posts fastest time in 1st run of World Cup slalom

Marcel Hirscher, of Austria, competes during the first run of an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom race, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Marcel Hirscher celebrated his fourth straight World Cup overall title in style with a commanding win in a slalom race in the final race at the season-ending finals on Sunday.

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Hirscher on the verge of WCup history; Shiffrin wins slalom

Marcel Hirscher, of Austria, poses for photographers as he holds the alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom discipline trophy, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Marcel Hirscher is on the verge of making World Cup history, while Mikaela Shiffrin’s trophy cabinet is filling up quickly.

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Hansdotter leads Shiffrin after 1st run of WCup slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, poses for photographers as she holds the alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom discipline trophy, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati)

MERIBEL, France (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin clinched her third straight World Cup slalom title in style Saturday with a victory at the season-ending finals.

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