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Women sport news - Mielzynski Captures Her First National Slalom Title at Mont Ste. Anne

“Today was all about fighting your way down,” said Mielzynski. “It was pretty rough track, but a fun hill and you had to fight top to bottom.

Women sport news - Austria's Anna Fenniger wins The World Cup Title

Fenninger making it a great day for the Austrians as she held off Maze to win the women’s giant slalom, also defending that title in the process.

Women sport news - Vonn heads home in winning style

Exceeding expectations in her comeback season, Lindsey Vonn now heads to her hometown world championships injury-free and winning races in style.

06. January Skiing336
Women sport news - Shiffrin and Kearney dominate their discipline

Shiffrin and Kearney dominate their discipline

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin continued her recent resurgence in slalom. Reigning women's world champion Hannah Kearney of the U.S., claimed gold in women's moguls. S Media

16. December Skiing409
Women sport news - Tina Maze Wins Women’s World Cup Giant Slalom

Tina Maze Wins Women’s World Cup Giant Slalom

Struggling to overcome jet lag after making the trip from Canada to Europe, Tina Maze surprised herself on Friday.

16. December Skiing457
Women sport news - Pietilae-Holmner Wins Slalom To End 4-Year Drought

Pietilae-Holmner Wins Slalom To End 4-Year Drought

Having waited nearly four years for a World Cup win, Maria Pietilae-Holmner was lost for words when it finally came.

02. December Skiing647
Women sport news - Marie-Michele Gagnon finishes 8th in Aspen, Colorado World Cup Giant Slalom

Marie-Michele Gagnon finishes 8th in Aspen, Colorado World Cup Giant Slalom

Canada's Marie-Michele Gagnon of Lac-Etchemin, Quebec, showed strength, aggression and speed in another exciting World Cup race on Sunday claiming 8th position (1:46.28).

11. November Skiing474
Women sport news - Lindsey Vonn's Knee On Mend

Lindsey Vonn's Knee On Mend

Her right knee finally free of pain, Lindsey Vonn is actually considering moving up her return to racing.
In pain because of a bulging disk in his back

01. April Skiing908
Women sport news - Ontario naming highway after Sarah Burke

Ontario naming highway after Sarah Burke

The Ontario government is honouring the late Sarah Burke by dedicating a highway to the freestyle skiing pioneer. The Canadian Press
26. March Skiing903
Women sport news - Gagnon claims 11th national title at Sport Chek Canadian Championships

Gagnon claims 11th national title at Sport Chek Canadian Championships

World Cup winner Marie-Michèle Gagnon completed a sweep of North American slalom titles with a dominant performance at the Sport Chek Canadian Championships in Whistler, B.C.
25. March Skiing769
Women sport news - Kearney Retains World Cup Mogul Title

Kearney Retains World Cup Mogul Title

Hannah Kearney of the United States won a fourth straight Crystal Globe and the fifth of her career.
25. March Skiing595
Women sport news - Thompson edges Smith to win Overall Title

Thompson edges Smith to win Overall Title

Canadian skicross star Marielle Thompson capped her dream season in style Sunday by winning her second career Crystal Globe.
17. March Skiing931
Women sport news - Olympic champ Thompson’s title race goes down to wire, Simmerling 3rd

Olympic champ Thompson’s title race goes down to wire, Simmerling 3rd

Olympic champion Marielle Thompson’s pursuit of a second ski cross World Cup title will go down to the wire after she was fourth and her rival for the Crystal Globe won Sunday’s race in Are, Sweden.
22. February Skiing618
Women sport news - Bjoergen wins Ladies' 30 km Mass Start Free in Sochi

Bjoergen wins Ladies' 30 km Mass Start Free in Sochi

Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen won the women's 30km mass start to become the most decorated female Winter Olympian. It was the sixth Olympic gold and 10th medal overall for the 33-year-old.
20. February Skiing812
Women sport news - Bowman wins Ski Halfpipe Final

Bowman wins Ski Halfpipe Final

American Maddie Bowman claimed Olympic Gold in the Ski Halfpipe Final today with a best score of 89.00. Marie Martinod finished in second with Ayana ONOZUKA winning bronze.
15. February Skiing491
Women sport news - Fenninger clinches Super G Olympic Gold

Fenninger clinches Super G Olympic Gold

Austrian Anna Fenninger claimed her first Olympic Medal today in the Super G at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort.
12. February Skiing522
Women sport news - Maze and Gisin share Downhill Olympic Gold

Maze and Gisin share Downhill Olympic Gold

Dominique Gisin and Tina Maze made history in the women's downhill skiing by becoming the first athletes ever to share Winter Olympics gold. Lara Gut holds on to claim the bronze
11. February Skiing450
Women sport news - Caspersen takes cross country sprint Gold in Sochi

Caspersen takes cross country sprint Gold in Sochi

Falla came home in two minutes 35.49 seconds, finishing ahead of compatriot Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg.
11. February Skiing745
Women sport news - Dara Howell Wins the Freestyle Skiing Olympic Gold

Dara Howell Wins the Freestyle Skiing Olympic Gold

Dara Howell performed a superb first round run to hold onto first place with a score of 94.20 with American Devin Logan second (85.40) just ahead of Canada's Kim Lamarre (85.00) who grabbed bronze on her second round run.
10. February Skiing428
Women sport news - Hoefl-Reisch retains Slalom Gold

Hoefl-Reisch retains Slalom Gold

Maria Hoefl-Reisch defends her Olympic title with a time of 2.34.62, silver went to Nicol Hosp and Julie Mancuso claimed bronze.
08. February Skiing800
Women sport news - Justine DuFour-lapointe wins the freestyle women's moguls gold medal

Justine DuFour-lapointe wins the freestyle women's moguls gold medal

The Canadian Sisters Justine and Chloe DuFour-Lapointe won gold and silver in the freestyle women's moguls defeating defending champion Hannah Kearney in the final.
08. February Skiing342
Women sport news - Olympic Gold again for Bjoergen

Olympic Gold again for Bjoergen

Norway's Marit Bjoergen has won her fourth Olympic gold medal with success in the women's 15km skiathlon in Sochi.
02. February Skiing410
Women sport news - Shiffrin Seventh in Pre-Olympic SL

Shiffrin Seventh in Pre-Olympic SL

Reigning World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) was leading after the first run but struck a deep rut in her second run, slowing her to seventh in the final Audi FIS Alpine World Cup slalom before the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
02. February Skiing840
Women sport news -  Mielzynski 14th in Kranjska Gora slalom with season-best result

Mielzynski 14th in Kranjska Gora slalom with season-best result

Erin Mielzynski received a well-timed confidence boost by earning her best result of the 2013/14 World Cup season days before the start of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games when she finished 14th in the Audi FIS World Cup Kranjska Gora slalom on Sunday.
22. January Skiing545
Women sport news - Olympic Teams are being announced

Olympic Teams are being announced

With a little over two weeks until the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, many nations have formally named their Olympic teams.
15. January Skiing528
Women sport news - Gagnon 10th in Flachau night slalom, Mielzynski 21st.

Gagnon 10th in Flachau night slalom, Mielzynski 21st.

Marie-Michèle Gagnon racked up her ninth top-10 result of a stellar season with a 10th-place finish in the Flachau night slalom in Austria on Tuesday. photo Alpine Canada
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