U.S. downhiller Chad Fleischer won't yield to injury or give up his Olympic medal dreams. The downhill specialist vows he will be in Utah to cheer on his teammates as well as return for the 2006 Olympics in Italy.
Warm temperatures and soft snow conditions have forced officials of the 2002 Chevy Truck U.S. Alpine Championships to cancel the men's and women's downhills which had been set for Thursday at Squaw Valley.
The International Ski Federation decided Wednesday to move the February World Cup alpine ski races from Snowbasin Ski Area, UT because a hard-packed, man-made snow surface can't be made. The races may be held in Europe instead.