Tina Maze

Nicole Hosp of Austria takes the 1st place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on November 30, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Hosp Wins World Cup Slalom As Vail’s Shiffrin Struggles

At 31 and with knees that feel much older, Nicole Hosp figured her days of winning slalom races were long behind her. Especially with this new wave of youngsters on the slopes, led by the likes of American Mikaela Shiffrin.

11/30/2014

Mikaela Shiffrin skis to first place in the first run of the ladies slalom at the 2014 Audi FIS Ski World Cup at the Nature Valley Aspen Winternational at Aspen Mountain on November 30, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Vail’s Mikaela Shiffrin Leads World Cup Slalom After 1st Run

American Mikaela Shiffrin is leading after the first run of a slalom Sunday, chasing her first World Cup victory in her home country.

11/30/2014

Lindsey Vonn  (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Vonn Crashes In Super-G Event, Suffers Broken Shin, Torn Ligaments

Vail’s Lindsey Vonn crashed during the super-G event Tuesday at the world championships in Austria and will be out for the rest of the ski season with a serious knee injury.

02/05/2013

Lindsey Vonn of the US competes in the FIS World Cup Women's Super-G in Tarvisio, Italy on March 6, 2011.  (DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Maze May Be Vonn’s Biggest Rival For Overall Title

Tina Maze has jumped out to a nice lead in the overall World Cup standings heading into the races this weekend in Lake Louise, Alberta. Sure, it’s early, but she’s emerged as reigning champion Lindsey Vonn’s top rival for the crown this season.

11/27/2012

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