Stories tagged: skiing
Wed., March 15, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Ilka Stuhec holds off Lindsey Vonn for downhill win at World Cup Finals
Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia held off a hard-charging Lindsey Vonn to win and wrap up the overall downhill title at World Cup Finals. Stuhec also kept in place her slim …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Peter Fill of Italy wins overall downhill title at finals
Peter Fill of Italy retained his overall downhill title by finishing second to teammate Dominik Paris at World Cup Finals. Fill entered the day trailing Kjetil Jansrud by 33 points …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Nearing 40, Bode Miller still uncertain about racing return
Bode Miller tucked his two young kids under each arm and raced down the hill, drawing quite a few quizzical stares from skiers.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Search for missing skier on Mt. Hood becomes recovery effort
Authorities say the search for a 57-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday while skiing on Mt. Hood has become a recovery effort.
Sat., March 11, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin wins race, clinches World Cup slalom title
Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup giant slalom at Squaw Valley
American standout Mikaela Shiffrin used a strong burst near the finish to win a giant slalom race as the World Cup returned to Squaw Valley for the first time since …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Helicopter skiing comes to the Selkirks
The decision to start a helicopter skiing operation from scratch is a weighty one. First of all, you need a playground – and a permit. Then you need a bird.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
With 6 races left, Mikaela Shiffrin closing in on overall title
American skier Mikaela Shiffrin is closing in on an overall World Cup title with six races left. She has a 178-point lead over Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia. There are two …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Hirscher clinches 6th overall World Cup skiing title
Marcel Hirscher amazed the world of Alpine skiing by locking up an unprecedented sixth straight overall World Cup title on Saturday.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Winter campers reset internal clocks lagging from darkness
According to a study published in “Current Biology” by the Sleep and Chronobiology Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, sleeping outside is a good way to reset your restless …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Sofia Goggia beats Lindsey Vonn to win World Cup race at 2018 Olympic site
Italy’s Sofia Goggia won her first downhill event on Saturday, edging Lindsey Vonn to the title by just 0.07 seconds and depriving the American of her 78th World Cup win.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 5 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Ski program provides recreation and confidence boost for those with special needs
Going outside to play is essential for our biological and psychological well being. Throughout our lives, regular recreation helps us develop social and cognitive skills, promotes our good health, relieves …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
On Olympic course debut, Lindsey Vonn 1st in downhill training
Lindsey Vonn liked her first look at the 2018 Olympic course, finishing first in a World Cup downhill training run. Vonn was 0.17 seconds ahead of Ilka Stuhec, the world …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
Olympic champion Anna Veith eyes 2018 Games after knee surgery
Olympic super-G champion Anna Veith is expected to recover in time for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. Two days after having the patellar tendon in her left knee surgically repaired, the …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
3 skiers killed in avalanche in Italian Alps
Italian alpine rescuers say three skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the northern Italian Alps that injured another five people.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
In Brief: Spring fishing seminar series at Mark’s Marine
A program on angling for Lake Roosevelt trout and kokanee set for tonight, March 2, will kick off the 12th annual six-week series of free localized fishing seminars sponsored by
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 8:12 p.m.
Jansrud wins men’s downhill to close in on title
Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud took a key step toward the downhill skiing World Cup title on Saturday with victory in Kvitfjell.
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Lindsey Vonn criticizes ski officials after pulling out of race
Half of the U.S. ski team, including overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn, pulled out of the Alpine combined race on Friday because of dangerous conditions on …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Bostjan Kline earns 1st World Cup win in men’s downhill
Bostjan Kline earned his first career World Cup victory on Friday in a men’s downhill, and Kjetil Jansrud finished third to move into the lead in the discipline standings. Kline, …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Carina Vogt regains world ski jump title in dramatic finish
Carina Vogt regained her world women’s ski jump title Friday in dramatic style as her main rival fell short with the final jump. The German had gone two years without …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Snow cat skiing can be experience of a skiing lifetime
It’s been a great season for fresh tracks. But every new snowfall is fleeting. First chair gets you clean lines for an hour, maybe two, as you compete with like-minded …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
Resort hopping in B.C.’s interior
The 49th parallel is just a line on the map, but the ski world is a very different on the other side.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Festival features outdoors films for entertainment and advocacy
John Latta has two ways of looking at the winter-themed eye candy coming to Spokane this week in the
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Shiffrin cruises to third straight slalom world title
Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own on Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold medal events.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom world title after plane incident
After an incident involving a military airplane delayed the race, Marcel Hirscher won the giant slalom title Friday at the world ski championships. The decisive second run was pushed back …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Long-term planning for area ski resorts take time and effort
Skiers and riders have enjoyed exploring lots of new terrain over the past several years. More could be on the way in a few more years. We’re having a lot …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
On the slopes: Sky House lodge restaurants offer grab-and-go, fine dining in the clouds
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Olympic downhill designer says tough, faster course awaits
Stop worrying, downhill racers. The 2018 Olympic course will be faster than you think. The new track in South Korea has been criticized – at a men’s test race last …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
In Brief: Nordic events at local venues
High-profile and low-key events will beckon heavier than usual activity at Spokane-Coeur d’Alene Nordic skiing areas this weekend.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
France beats Slovakia to win team event at ski world champs
France beat Slovakia in the team event final to win its first medal at the ski world championships on Tuesday. The quartet of Adeline Baud Mugnier, Mathieu Faivre, Alexis Pinturault …