Posts Tagged Women’s skiing

Germany wins mixed team ski jump event at worlds

Germany's teammates Richard Freitag, from left,  Severin Freund,  Katharina Althaus and  Carina Vogt celebrate after winning the Mixed Team Ski Jumping competition at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Severin Freund helped Germany win the mixed team ski jump event at the Nordic skiing world championships Sunday by doing just enough in the final round to hold off Norway.

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Norway dominates team sprint events at Nordic worlds

Norway's Petter Jr. Northug , right, and Norway's Finn Haagen Krogh celebrate after the Cross Country Team Sprint final at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway showcased its cross-country skiing supremacy by dominating the team sprint races Sunday at the Nordic skiing world championships.

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US teen Shiffrin holds big lead in WCup slalom after 1st run

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, celebrates winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom, in Maribor, Slovenia, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin defied the pouring rain to comfortably earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women’s World Cup record for most wins in the discipline by a teenager.

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Norway wins women’s team sprint at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway won the women’s cross-country team sprint in dominating fashion on Sunday at the Nordic skiing world championship.

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Diggins tries to defend cross-country skiing world title

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Jessie Diggins finds herself in a unique situation for an American cross-country skier: trying to defend a world championship title.

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