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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.

U.S. Ski Team Promotes Knight, Stiegler, Ludlow

Advice

Jan. 15: Two-time Olympic alpine racer Chip Knight has been named to the A Team while Resi Stiegler and Libby Ludlow have been promoted to the B Team.

Bakke Is New World Cup Slalom Leader

Advice

Norway's Trine Bakke, the new World Cup slalom leader, faces fierce competition in the race for the title.

Moguls champ Brassard retires

News

Oct. 19: Jean-Luc Brassard never bounced back after his knee injury at the 2000 finals.

'The Other CVA Racer' Podiums

Advice

Kirsten Clark overcame flat-light conditions to produce a podium performance in St. Moritz, tying for third place in a World Cup super G won by Italy's Karen Putzer.

Non-Europeans Have Some Success Too

Advice

Although European skiers tended to dominate the super-G race on Sunday at Beaver Creek, CO, U.S. and Canadian skiers were able to mark their spot on the map too.

Goetschl Clinches Super-G Title; Ludlow 18th

Advice

Unheralded Nadia Styger of Switzerland, who never had been on a World Cup podium, won the women's super G Thursday at World Cup Finals while Austrian Renate Goetschl clinched the super G title.

Lalive Rebounding After Season-Ending Injury

Advice

Three-time Olympian Caroline Lalive (Steamboat Springs, CO), who was used to independence and mobility during a decade on the U.S. Ski Team, is starting to lengthen the "leash" she's been on since shattering a kneecap and suffering other injuries in a World Cup training crash.

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