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Alpine Skiing

The Phone Call No Parent Wants To Get

Jennifer Wolfe | Posted 04.21.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Wolfe

It was the phone call no mom wants to get -- the call that says your baby is hurting, your baby needs you, and you're 600 miles away.

German Alpine Skier In Car Crash Before Trip To Sochi

AP | Posted 02.14.2014 | Sports

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Alpine skier Felix Neureuther of Germany, one of medal favorites, suffered whiplash in a car crash on Friday and has been ...

U.S. Skier Wins 4th Career Olympic Medal

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — For years, Julia Mancuso's skiing accomplishments — and there were many — were overshadowed by Lindsey Vonn's. ...

Slovenian Downhill Skier Leaves Training Run With Bloodied Face

Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports

Alpine skier Rok Perko of Slovenia was one of 10 racers who failed to finish the dangerous downhill course on Saturday, leaving his final training run...

Alpine Ski Racing Is One Tough Sport

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.07.2013 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

One thing that really sets alpine ski racing apart from other sports is the conditions in which you have to train and race.

Trombone Skiing Goes Downhill (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.14.2013 | Weird News

Call it the new slide trombone. Los Angeles-based musician Sean Pawling played "Ride of the Valkyries" while downhill skiing in Lake Tahoe recent...