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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.

Lake Placid: Athletes Ready to Launch This Saturday

Do something different for the July 4th weekend and watch athletes soar through the sky on July 5 in Lake Placid at the Olympic Jumping Complex.

Snow (and More Snow) Energizes Stiegler

Advice

Blizzard conditions in Austria take Stiegler back to her free-skiing roots.

Charles Schwab to Sponsor Birds of Prey World Cup Races

News

Charles Schwab to sponsor 2007 Birds of Prey race week at Beaver Creek, Nov. 29-Dec. 2.

Groundbreaking Set For National Training Education Center

News

The groundbreaking for a first-of-its-kind national training center is set for July 18 in Park City, Utah.

Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Champs Set for Alyeska

News

Racing opens Friday with downhill.

Mancuso Wins, Now Second in Overall Points

News

Clark qualifies for World Cup Finals.

Honda Ski Tour 2007 Finals Arrives at Squaw March 8-11

News

The fourth and final stop on The Honda Ski Tour 2007 will crown the overall ski cross and halfpipe champions.

Poor Visibility Pushes Men's DH Back 24 hours

News

Downhill doubleheader set for Sunday.

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