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Giant Slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin of the USA takes the 2nd place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Giant Slalom on December 01, 2013 in Beaver Creek, Colorado. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin Places 2nd In Giant Slalom In Beaver Creek

As she glided closer and closer to the finish line, Mikaela Shiffrin heard the roars, the ringing cow bells and the raucous music from the loud speaker.

12/01/2013

Ted Ligety of the USA skis to first place in the men's giant slalom during the Audi FIS World Cup on the Birds of Prey on December 6, 2011 in Beaver Creek, United States. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ligety Of U.S. Rallies To Win World Cup Giant Slalom

Ted Ligety turned in a dazzling second run in frigid conditions to capture a World Cup giant slalom.

12/06/2011

Viktoria Rebensburg (C) of Germany (first) and Elisabeth Goergl (L) of Austria (second) and Julia Mancuso of the us (third) celebrate their victories in the FIS Alpine World Cup Women's Giant Slalom November 26, 2011 in Aspen, Colorado. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany’s Rebensburg Captures GS At Aspen

Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany darted in between the shadows, daring to charge on a demanding course with little margin for error.

11/26/2011

Lindsey Vonn of the US skis during the FIS Alpine World Cup Women's Giant Slalom November 26, 2011 in Aspen, Colorado. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Vonn’s Confidence Soaring After GS Win In Soelden

This particular giant slalom course has vexed Lindsey Vonn, even gotten into her head.

11/26/2011