Posts Tagged Men’s skiing

France leads Nordic combined team sprint after ski jump

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — France defended its world championship title in the Nordic combined team sprint event Saturday after Jason Lamy Chappuis held off Germany’s Johannes Rydzek in the final sprint.

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Kingsbury wins 6th straight World Cup event to claim title

TAZAWAKO, Japan (AP) — Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won his sixth straight World Cup moguls event on Saturday to clinch his fourth overall title.

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Olympic champion Christensen returns to where it began

First-place finisher Joss Christensen, center, is flanked by second-place Mcrae Williams, left, and third-place Gus Kenworthy on the podium after the World Cup freestyle skiing event Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Joss Christensen won the slopestyle at the U.S Freeskiing Grand Prix in January 2014 and his life has never been the same since. That victory allowed him to grab the final spot on the Olympic team and sent him to Sochi. The Park City native went on win the gold in one of the biggest surprises of the games.

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Northug leads Norway to men’s relay gold at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Petter Northug showed again that he’s almost unbeatable in a sprint finish, leading Norway to the men’s cross-country relay gold Friday for the fifth straight time at the world championships.

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Reichelt edges Jansrud in World Cup downhill training

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Hannes Reichelt was quickest again in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill on the demanding Kandahar slope.

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