Posts Tagged Alpine skiing

Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back

Lara Gut speeds down the course on her way to win an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Lara Gut of Switzerland profited from Lindsey Vonn’s bad luck to win a World Cup downhill on Saturday.

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Vonn stress-free and happy ahead of World Cup downhill

Lindsey Vonn, of United States, takes a jump during a training session for an alpine ski women's World Cup downhill event in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Skiing with less pressure after setting the all-time record for World Cup wins, Lindsey Vonn placed fifth in a downhill training run on Friday.

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Italy’s Paris beats Mayer, Streitberger for 1st super-G win

Dominik Paris, of Italy, center, winner of an alpine ski, men's World Cup super-G, celebrates on the podium with second placed Matthias Mayer, of Austria, left, and third placed Georg Streitberger, of Austria, in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Italian skier Dominik Paris won his first career World Cup super-G, and Alexis Pinturault of France dominated the combined event for his eighth victory on Friday.

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US skier Miller skips Kitzbuehel downhill after back surgery

Bode Miller, of United States, is airborne as he takes a jump during training for Saturday's men's World Cup downhill's in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka)

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Bode Miller will not compete in a downhill in Austria on Saturday, leaving him without a World Cup race this season before the world championships in the U.S. in 10 days.

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Years after bad crashes, finish jump returns in Kitzbuehel

Bode Miller, of United States, is airborne as he takes a jump during training for Saturday's men's World Cup downhill's in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka)

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — The disputed and sometimes dangerous jump at the end of the Kitzbuehel course is back.

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