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Vancouver 2010: Alpine Speed Events

Vancouver 2010: Alpine Speed Events
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It’s only when things go wrong that you get a sense of how absurdly dangerous alpine racing’s speed events are.

Downhill Viewed in the two dimensions of television, downhill looks deceptively tame. No camera angle really captures the rate at which these speed freaks travel, the steepness of the terrain, the forces they withstand or the heights at which they soar when speed and terrain conspire to spit them into the void. Should a skier make one tiny error of line or balance, one momentary loss of vision
or tactical miscue and, in an instant, Olympic dreams crash and burn.

Nyman Podiums in Birds of Prey DH

News

Steven Nyman (Provo, UT), whose first World Cup podium came at Beaver Creek a year ago, "nailed the line" Friday to finish second in downhill during a snowstorm at the Charles Schwab Birds of Prey races.

Sullivan Leads U.S. Men in First Bormio Downhill

News

Top U.S. skier in Bormio DH-1 was Marco Sullivan.

Dynamic Duo

Features

Bode Miller and Daron Rahlves finished 1-2 respectively at the Birds of Prey downhill to make U.S. Ski Team history.

Dynamic Duo

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Bode Miller and Daron Rahlves finished 1-2 respectively at the Birds of Prey downhill to make U.S. Ski Team history.

Men's World Cup Giant Slalom Results from Norway

Features

Final results from the season's final men's World Cup Giant Slalom.

Men's Slalom Results from Japan

Features

Final results from a men's World Cup slalom race.

Men's World Cup Super G Results from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Features

Final results of the men's Super G race from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Walchhofer Wins Downhill at Worlds

Features

As expected, an Austrian won the World Championship downhill.

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