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Heavy Medal Archive: Skiing

American skier Schleper: 'I smelled my flesh burning'

There were plenty of circumstances that would lead to the conclusion that Sarah Schleper was not a serious contender for a medal in Friday's Olympic slalom race. She had missed two complete World Cup seasons, not only recovering from torn...

By Barry Svrluga  |  February 26, 2010; 7:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Skiing , Vancouver 2010  
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Lindsey Vonn's Olympics end after she skis off slalom course

Lindsey Vonn came to the Vancouver Olympics with hopes for as many as five medals, a banged-up shin and unmatchable expectations. She leaves with two medals - a gold in the downhill and a bronze in the super-G - a...

By Barry Svrluga  |  February 26, 2010; 2:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Lindsey Vonn , Skiing , Vancouver 2010  
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Lindsey Vonn will race in women's slalom despite broken finger

American Lindsey Vonn will race in the final event of her Olympic program -- the women's slalom Friday -- despite the broken little finger she suffered during a hard crash in Wednesday's giant slalom, according to a U.S. Ski Team...

By Barry Svrluga  |  February 25, 2010; 3:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Lindsey Vonn , Skiing , Vancouver 2010  
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Julia Mancuso and Lindsey Vonn: what their relationship is really like

There might be, in the office in which you are sitting now, someone with whom you simply don't have much in common. Sure, you work at the same place, put your efforts into the same endeavors, have a great deal...

By Barry Svrluga  |  February 25, 2010; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Lindsey Vonn , Skiing , Vancouver 2010  
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Giant slalom: Can Julia Mancuso again defy expectations?

Four years ago, Julia Mancuso wasn't expected to win the giant slalom at the Turin Olympics. You could say the same thing on this snowy Wednesday morning. Mancuso hasn't finished better than 13th in a World Cup giant slalom race...

By Barry Svrluga  |  February 24, 2010; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Lindsey Vonn , Skiing , Vancouver 2010  
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Lindsey Vonn's chances in slalom and giant slalom

With less than a week left in the Olympics, here's the Lindsey Vonn scorecard: Events entered: 3 Medals won: 2 (1 gold, 1 bronze) Events remaining: 2 Events in which Vonn is a strong medal contender: 1 The final two...

By John Kiernan  |  February 23, 2010; 7:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Lindsey Vonn , Skiing , Vancouver 2010  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Win a medal. Now what? Welcome to the mixed zone., Barry Svrluga , February 19, 2010
Ski cross 30-somethings ready to race, Amy Shipley , February 19, 2010
Vonn leads super combined with slalom up next, Barry Svrluga , February 18, 2010
Lindsey Vonn should finally get to race Wednesday, Barry Svrluga , February 16, 2010
Men's super combined postponed, Matt Bonesteel , February 16, 2010
Lindsey Vonn skis well, finishes in pain, Barry Svrluga , February 15, 2010
Quick Whistler weather update, Barry Svrluga , February 15, 2010
Vonn's health much improved after hard training run, Barry Svrluga , February 14, 2010
Olympic women's downhill training canceled, Barry Svrluga , February 12, 2010
Alpine skiing: A home-field advantage?, Barry Svrluga , February 12, 2010
Good news for Vonn: Training canceled, Jon DeNunzio , February 11, 2010
Vonn ready to train after warm-up run, Barry Svrluga , February 11, 2010
Vonn's injury hurts NBC, too, Jon DeNunzio , February 11, 2010
Injured Vonn: 'It's hard to stay positive', Barry Svrluga , February 10, 2010
Lindsey Vonn injured, doubtful for first event, Barry Svrluga , February 10, 2010
Lindsey Vonn swimsuit photos: more controversy? , John Kiernan and Jon DeNunzio , February 9, 2010
Who designed that helmet?, John Kiernan , February 2, 2010
Olympic roundup: Figure skating lacks star power, Lindsay Applebaum , January 21, 2010
Whistler's weather could send skiing downhill, Matthew Rennie , January 19, 2010
How much does size matter for Vonn?, Jon DeNunzio , January 13, 2010
Check Out Miller, Vonn, Tracee Hamilton , November 17, 2008
U.S. Skier Ligety 3rd in World Cup Opener, Amy Shipley , October 27, 2008
Ski Season Begins Saturday, Tracee Hamilton , October 24, 2008
Skier Takes Up Beekeeping, Tracee Hamilton , September 19, 2008
Rahlves Preps for Ski Cross Season, Tracee Hamilton , September 10, 2008
 
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