Category Archives: Alpine Skiing

A U.S. ski profile

Exclusive interview with the U.S. Women’s Ski Team By John Erik Stacy Seattle, Wash. American women have again shown that the U.S.A is a cross-country ski nation. U.S. women graced the winner’s podium in Sweden, Finland and Canada – the venues visited so far by the cross-country ski World Cup – and are on a trajectory to repeat ...

Svindal celebrates: “About time I won again.”

The crowd at the finish area at Lake Louise. Photo: Alpine Canada.

Aksel Lund Svindal made a great comeback after the downhill race on Saturday, and won the super-G race in Lake Louise, Canada on Sunday. Svindal can now record his 15th victory in the Alpine World Cup, and on the same ground where he won his first ever, which happened on the same day six years ...

No free ski competition plans for Aksel Lund Svindal

Photo: Kristin Danielsen, Wikimedia Commons

Aksel Lund Svindal impresses in a film featuring his free alpine skiing , but will not enter into competition with the best skiiers. "I have of course spent a few days on skis and I know a bit what is about, but the best are at a much higher level than I am. I have no ...