Norway’s Olympic downhill stars aim to rebound in World Cup
WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) — Only by Norway's stellar standards in men's Alpine skiing has this World Cup speed season been low key.
Less than a year after long-time stars Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud finished 1-2 in the Pyeongchang Olympic downhill watched by Norway's crown prince , results in the marquee event have been elusive.
American men in danger of being shut out of Alpine medals
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — For about 20 minutes during the Olympic giant slalom, Ryan Cochran-Siegle was in the leader's box, soaking up the spotlight. By the end of the race Sunday, he had slipped into a tie for 11th.
That's just about par on the icy course for the U.S. men's Alpine skiing team at these Winter Games.
The squad wasn't really expected to do all that well — and it hasn't.
Wind forces cancellation of men’s World Cup season-opener
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — The first race of the men's Alpine skiing World Cup season has been canceled because of bad weather conditions.
Organizers say they have called off the giant slalom "with the updated forecast, due to the wind conditions and in the interest of safety for teams and public."
The race, which will not be rescheduled, had been in doubt since gale-force storms and snowfall had been predicted for the Rettenbach glacier on Sunday.