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Beginners Embrace Skiing After Overcoming Fear, Impatience

You’re never too old to try learning a new hobby.

February 18, 2015

U.S. Teen Star Mikaela Shiffrin Soaks In First Olympic Experience, Skis To Fifth In Giant Slalom

By Michelle Kaufman, The Miami Herald KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – The sleet and hail were getting heavier, rain-drenched fans scurried for cover at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center Tuesday afternoon, but Jeff Shiffrin, peeking out from his sopping wet jacket, didn’t seem in any hurry to leave. His daughter, 18-year-old Mikaela, had just placed fifth […]

February 18, 2014

Downhill Queen Vonn To Miss Sochi Winter Olympics

Paris (AFP) – American ski champion Lindsey Vonn is to miss next month’s Sochi Winter Olympics due to a right knee injury she sustained nearly a year ago, she announced on Tuesday. “I am devastated to announce that I will not be competing in Sochi,” Vonn said on her Facebook page. ”I did everything I […]

January 7, 2014