Lindsey Vonn has the lead after the downhill leg of the Olympic Alpine combined, with American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin right in the thick of things
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Italian Sofia Goggia carved up the Jeongseon slope "like a Samurai" to win the women's downhill and leave American Lindsey Vonn with a bronze medal in her final run in the marquee event of Olympic Alpine skiing. Show More Summary
French Alpine skier and boyfriend of American skier Mikaela Shiffrin, Mathieu Faivre, was sent home from the Winter Olympics in South Korea for being a bad sport and lacking team spirit. Faivre was sent home from the Winter OlympicsShow More Summary
The U.S. men's Alpine team has no medals through four races at the Pyeongchang Games
American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn has sent a message to the internet trolls who bombarded her with abuse after she missed out on a medal at the Winter Olympics on Saturday.
Mikaela Shiffrin won’t compete, but America’s most decorated Alpine skier, Lindsey Vonn, is set to make her Pyeongchang debut. Bad news first: American favorite Mikaela Shiffrin has withdrawn from the women’s super-G and abandoned her attempt at five golds due to high winds causing havoc to the Alpine schedule. Show More Summary
By Rory Carroll PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin had to overcome more than just the best ski racers in the world to win the Olympic giant slalom gold medal on Thursday. Heading into her second run trailing...Show More Summary
Mikaela Shiffrin can cement her status as a legend with another gold medal performance. Mikaela Shiffrin has been claiming world championships since she was 17 years old. On Tuesday, the accomplished American can keep her streak alive...Show More Summary
The 22-year-old U.S. skiing star is fighting off Michael Phelps comparisons, and has a chance to win up to five medals in Pyeongchang. Mikaela Shiffrin is now. She is history. She is the future. The 22-year-old American Alpine skier is an outright marvel. Show More Summary
Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Among the most anticipated events of the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games is the Alpine Skiing competition. Composed of 11 separate contests, viewers won’t want to miss American Lindsey Vonn when...Show More Summary
The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Rocky Mountain National Park: Rocky Mountain National Park received 4,437,214 visitors in 2017. This was down slightly, 1.8 percent, from the park’s highest annual visitation in 2016, which was 4,517,584 visitors. Show More Summary
T he American Alpine Club recently announced that Whitney Clark, Ryan Johnson, Kurt Ross and Alan Rousseau will receive Cutting Edge Grants this year, totaling $20,000. The grants will support expeditions to Alaska, India and Pakistan. An...Show More Summary
The 2018 recipients of the American Alpine Club Climbing Awards. [Image] Courtesy of the American Alpine Club The American Alpine Club has announced the recipients of its 2018 Climbing Awards, given annually to distinguish individuals for their service, leadership and accomplishments. Show More Summary
The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Rocky Mountain National Park: Rocky Mountain National Park will be hosting a Job Information Session on Tuesday, December 12, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - Going quickly from low altitude to high altitude can cause headache, fatigue and nausea, the American Medical Association warns in a new publication directed at travelers.
I saw this year's Radical Reels earlier in the week - the pick of the movies were a French film about skiing ultra-steep alpine mountain faces and some American guys kayaking in Papua New Guinea.
After six Olympic medals across five winter Olympic Games, alpine skier Bode Miller is retiring ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games. The most decorated American Olympic skier in history, the 40-year-old made it official recently,...Show More Summary
T ickets are now available for the American Alpine Club's annual benefit dinner weekend on February 23-24 in Boston, Massachusetts. This year's event will honor the 40th anniversary of the first American ascent of K2 (8611m), when Jim...Show More Summary
Marooned at Midnight (VI A3 5.11 R, 17 pitches, 700m) climbs a formation the Inuit call Umiguqjuaq. [Image] Sam England and Ryan Little Two Alabamans, Ryan Little, 26, and Sam England, 30, received an American Alpine Club Live Your Dream...Show More Summary
The American Alpine Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 Guides Choice Award Winners! The Guides Choice has been a highly valued award for over 20 years and long coveted by manufacturers and industry insiders. A core group of AAI guides thoroughly test products in a variety of demanding conditions across 6 states and 16 countries. Show More Summary