Posts Tagged Alpine skiing

Vonn considering dropping slalom from repertoire

VAL D’ISERE, France (AP) — Lindsey Vonn’s days of competing in all five ski disciplines may be behind her, since the four-time overall World Cup champion is seriously considering giving up slalom in her comeback from a career-threatening knee injury.

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Bode Miller on schedule for January return

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Bode Miller is skiing again and remains on schedule for a January return after undergoing surgery on a disc in his back.

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Vonn considering dropping slalom from repertoire

VAL D’ISERE, France (AP) — Lindsey Vonn’s days competing in all five ski disciplines may be behind her, since the four-time overall World Cup champion is seriously considering giving up slalom in her comeback from a career-threatening knee injury.

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US skier Nyman has special feeling for Val Gardena downhill

Steven Nyman, of the United States, takes a jump on his way to clock the fastest time during training for Friday's men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — When Utah native Steven Nyman arrives in the heart of the Dolomite Range each year the week before Christmas, he gets a special feeling.

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US skier Nyman leads Val Gardena downhill training

Norway's Kjetil Jansrud takes a jump during training for Friday's men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — American skier Steven Nyman led the opening training session Wednesday for a World Cup downhill on the Saslong course, the site of his only two career wins.

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