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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.

Ski Champ Kostelic Undergoes Knee Surgery

Advice

Olympic champion Janica Kostelic had surgery on her right knee and will miss the opening races of the World Cup ski season.

Winberg Injured, But Wins Downhill in St. Moritz

Advice

Long jump at the bottom of the course leaves Swedish winner limping to a first-place finish.

Freestylers Dvbvig, Currutt, and Hacker Retire

News

June 2: Evan Dybvig, Brian Currutt and Corey Hacker have decided to retire from World Cup skiing.

Women's Combined at Snowbasin: Kostelic Takes Gold

Advice

Caroline Lalive's hopes of joining Bode Miller as an American medalist in the combined event disappeared when she fell in the slalom and dropped out of the event, won by Croatia's Janica Kostelic.

Monahan and Shaffer Sidelined Indefinitely

Advice

Katie Monahan and Alex Shaffer are out of the races this season with no certain return date after sustaining similar knee injuries.

German's Rauffer Wins Val Gardena DH

Advice

Max Rauffer preferred to skip the debate about whether wind played a part in his first World Cup victory or that the favorites did so poorly.

Sullivan Reinjures Knee, Season Over

Advice

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

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