ALPINE SKIING: Austria's Kroell pips Norwegians to take downhill
Austria's Klaus Kroell goes airborne during his World Cup downhill run in Kvitfjell, Norway, yesterday. Austria's Klaus Kroell boosted his downhill World Cup chances by beating two Norwegians on their home snow to win yesterday's race in Kvitfjell.
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Paralympian in Aspen: No obstacle too great
ASPEN — When Chris Slavin starts down Racer's Edge at Tiehack Sunday, she will face many challenges: She has ski raced competitively for just two seasons; it's her first-ever downhill competition; and the snow conditions are far from perfect.
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UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-Slalom consolation for Hoefl-Riesch
(Adds quotes) By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, March 10 (Reuters) – Olympic champion Maria Hoefl-Riesch won a World Cup slalom by the slimmest of margins on Saturday to make up for a disappointing season in her once favourite discipline.
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