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The Tyranny Of Performance

Features

A call to ski manufacturers: Save the knees. A couple of years ago, while I was writing a profile of Bill Esrey, the genial, athletic CEO of the Sprint communications company, I heard that he'd suffered a severe knee injury at Vail.

Ski Testing: Dream Job?

Gear

Sure, it sounds like the best possible way to spend a winter week. But it's harder work than you might think.

Pig Ligs

Fitness

Your body probably doesn't have any pig parts-unless you ate bacon for breakfast. But at least five skiers at Aspen Valley Hospital have been implanted with swine intestines to repair torn knee ligaments.

Sullivan Reinjures Knee, Season Over

Advice

Olympic downhiller Marco Sullivan has reinjured his right knee and will miss the 2005 World Cup season.

Miller's Comments After Winning Combined Gold Medal

Advice

Feb. 6: Bode Miller's thoughts after winning the combined gold medal at the World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland

Norway's Trine Bakke Wins Slalom

Advice

Trine Bakke of Norway made two flawless runs today to win for the first time this season and take the lead in the women's World Cup slalom standings.

Croatia's Kostelic Wins Women's Combined

News

Janica Kostelic won the combined at the world championships Monday despite needing painkillers for her ailing knee.

Nef 1st, Schleper 10th at Maribor GS

Advice

World Cup and reigning world champion Sonja Nef of Switzerland skiing on one of her favorite courses led both runs Friday to capture a World Cup giant slalom.

World Cup Racing Now Shifts to Beaver Creek

Advice

After a successful weekend of racing for the women at Copper Mountain, CO, the attention now shifts to the men's races at Beaver Creek, CO.

Cavagnoud holds on to win GS

Advice

France's Regine Cavagnoud recovers from major knee surgery and wins a women's World Cup giant slalom race at Copper Mountain, CO.

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