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Veterans On Top of the World

Veterans On Top of the World
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Injured soldiers will ski with Bode Miller at the 24th Annual Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass, Colorado.

Veterans will have their chance to ski with Bode Miller next week when the 2010 Olympic champion joins 375 injured soldiers at the 24th Annual Winter Sports Clinic in Snowmass Village.

“I'm looking forward to getting on the hill with these veterans who've made such sacrifices for all of us,” said Miller. “I bet they'll inspire me more than the other way around."

 

Vancouver 2010: Freestyle Skiing Events

Vancouver 2010: Freestyle Skiing Events
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As skin-tight speed suits attest, it’s not how good you look but how fast you go that wins you Olympic medals in the alpine disciplines. But in freestyle, style counts too.

Moguls Moguls competition, an Olympic event since 1992 (Albertville), rewards technical execution, artistic expression and speed. Competitors pinball down a steep bump field that’s interrupted by two kickers, one near the top and one near the bottom. Five judges award points for precise turns—knees together, skis in constant contact with the snow, shoulders parallel to the finish line—and two judges score the aerial maneuvers for difficulty, amplitude, execution and landing.

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Casey Puckett
After visit to Vail shoulder specialist, U.S. ski crosser is “optimistic.”

CTVolympics.com reports that Casey Puckett still thinks he has a chance of recovering enough from his shoulder injury to compete in the Whistler games. “I’m actually optimistic after talking to Dr. Millet (Vail-based shoulder specialist Dr. Peter Millet),” said Puckett. “He thinks I may still have a shot.”

Daron Rahlves Returns from Dubai

Rahlves helped with ski clinics for the U.S. Ski Team and Spyder, skiing indoors

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Daron Rahlves (Sugar Bowl, CA), the reigning X Games ski cross champion, has won the fabled Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuehel, Austria, as well as the World Championship super G. But, while doing ski clinics for U.S. Ski Team and personal sponsor Spyder at an indoor ski facility in Dubai recently, he had to answer a question he had never thought about before: "Hey, Daron, what's it like to ski outdoors?"



Rahlves, the 2001 World Champion, spent a few days in Dubai doing clinics with kids and adults in the world's largest indoor ski facility.


"Rookies" Capture Crowns in Telluride

News

Drew Neilson and Lindsey Jacobellis win World Professional Champion crowns at Jeep King of the Mountain Grand Finale in Telluride, Colorado.

Family Bonds Atop Winner's Podium

Competition



Crist brothers finish 1-2 in Skiing Skier X.

Bode Miller Featured in Today's Combined

Competition

The U.S. men are looking to prove their versatility Wednesday as Miller, Casey Puckett, and Jakub Fiala take on the world in the Alpine combined.

The Conclusion of the Audi 24 Hours of Aspen

Features

After 24 hours of excruciating pain, the race came to a dramatic conclusion as 14 of the 17 racers skied to the finish.

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