Lindsey Vonn and Maria Riesch were victorious at the women's World Cup in Lake Louise this weekend. Julia Mancuso finished strongly, too. "We've got the best downhill team in the world," she said at Saturday night's bib draw, before coming in third in the Super-G. We've got photos from the races.
Defending World Cup Giant Slalom (GS) champion and Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety is part of the historic transformation of US alpine ski racing. We caught up with Ted on his plans to win the GS title, thoughts on US alpine success, and NASTAR tips for us mere mortals.
While the men's world cup race at Beaver Creek was canceled due to wind, the women's team had a strong showing at Lake Louise. Lindsey Vonn, who came in second, was the fastest of the seven American women in the top 30. And both teams will be back for more tomorrow.
Event Held at Beaver Creek’s Creekside Park and Commence at 11a.m.