Posts Tagged Skiing

US skier Shiffrin leads World Cup GS in 1st run

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, left, and Austria's Anna Fenninger celebrate in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Shiffrin and Fenninger tied for the first place. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season.

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FIS postpones introduction of air bags in skiing

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Alpine skiing’s governing body has postponed the introduction of an air bag system aimed at improving safety in speed racing.

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Ski champ Svindal injured while playing soccer

VIENNA (AP) — Downhill world champion Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway will likely miss the entire ski season after tearing his Achilles tendon while playing soccer.

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