Fresh off winning a record 64th World Cup, Lindsey is well-poised to continue smashing the record, and Vonn-a-mania will be running at a fevered pitch in Vail next week. Eyes will also be on Steven Nyman, who just placed 5th in the downhill Jan.2 24 in Kitzbuehel.
This is only the fourth time that the World Alpine Championships have been held in the U.S., and the entire U.S. Ski Team is pumped to be on their home snow. We recently caught up with Tiger Shaw, CEO of the U.S. Ski Team, who says getting the Europeans on our turf “is a big deal because we’ve removed their advantage of being at home and we’ve increased ours.”
You can be sure that Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety, Julia Mancuso, Bode Miller, and Andrew Weibrecht will be bringing it. Here are a few tools and tips for stoking the World Alpine Championships. READ FULL POST