SKI senior editor and former Olympian Edie Thys writes: As the Alpine events move from Snowbasin to Park City, all eyes--and all the expectations--shift to the athletes in the technical events of slalom and GS.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) and USSA have announced that the women's World Cup races which were originally scheduled to be held at Snowbasin and Deer Vally, Utah have been rescheduled and will be run in Sta. Caterina, Italy.
By taking the silver medal in the men's downhill Sunday, Lasse Kjus became the second most successful alpine racer in history behind teammate Kjetil Andre Aamodt. Here at the 2002 Olympics, it seems like hardly anyone noticed.
Italy's Isolde Kostner held off a sizzling charge from unheralded American Alison Powers in a World Cup downhill Thursday and went on to win by two-hundredths of a second. Kirsten Clark popped the best result of her career, finishing ninth, .32 out.