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A Look Back

20 Feb

This is my third winter covering the World Cup for the New York Times. From Bode Miller’s comeback to Vonn’s re-injury, here’s a recap of the season so far:

Ted Ligety Takes Aim at Overall Title

Bode Miller Returns to Prime Form

Ligety Dominates and Miller Surprises

Miller Is the Main Attraction

Vonn Hit Tricky Turn

American Women Have Difficulty Early in the Season

Giving Back After the Race Has Past

On the Comeback trail, Miller is Third, But Disappointed

Felix Neurether Leaves His Mark

For Some Ski Racers, An Advantage Before the Season Even Starts

Svindal Wins Beaver Creek Downhill

Shiffrin Barely Misses Giant Slalom Win

Injury Lifted Hirscher’s Career

The King of Speed

Fox News

11 Dec

Fox News picked up my story about Swiss ski racer Didier Cuche. Watch out for this guy—he’s on fire and on track to join Franz Klammer as one of the best downhillers ever. Check it out here.

How Julia Mancuso Spent Her Summer Vacation

21 Jul

Confession: I have a girl crush on Julia Mancuso. She rips on a surfboard and skis, has a lingerie line, a Lange girl poster, and 3 Olympic medals. She snagged 3rd place at last year’s Verbier Extreme comp. And, she’s in next year’s Warren Miller flick. Um yeah, she’s friggin’ wicked.

Here’s a little clip that I wrote on how she spent her summer vacation.

Read here….