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Mikaela Shiffrin

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Mikaela Shiffrin hails from Vail, Colorado and is now a standout American alpine skier. She made a name for herself with a spectacular breakthrough in front of a home crowd, finishing eighth in just her second World Cup slalom start. Shiffrin began turning heads almost instantly when she finished in the top 15 of her first two NorAm Cup races. But the heads started spinning when she won a super combined in British Colombia two weeks later and transferred that momentum into a NorAm title and two World Cup starts as a first year J3. U.S. Ski Team World Cup coaches got a glimpse of her skiing at the Aspen Winternational, where she was a forerunner for the annual Thanksgiving...

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  • Aksel Lund Svindal Takes Downhill, Super-G Titles At Lake Louise World Cup

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    Posted over 1 year ago by John Ohail

    Norway’s alpine ski sensation Aksel Lund Svindal wasted no time this season jumping out to a commanding lead in the World Cup standings. With his downhill and super-G wins in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, Svindal took control of the season standings, with 200 total points. Svindal had previously won the super-G event at last year’s Lake Louise as well.

  • Oakley Alpine Ski Racing Team Primed And Ready For World Cup Season

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    Posted over 1 year ago by John Ohail

    Winter looks like its finally ready to stay here in North America and the Oakley Alpine Ski Racing Team is more than ready to take advantage of the fresh snow. Already with a podium finish in Levi, Finland, compliments of young gun, Mikaela Shiffrin, the ever-growing Oakley team sets its sights on the upcoming World Cup season. Gathering across parts of Colorado, Oakley skiers can be found training harder than ever this year in preparation for 2013’s competition.

  • Behind the Scenes of "The Ordinary Skier," the Award-Winning Movie About Seth Morrison

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    Posted over 1 year ago by Chasen Marshall

    You know the name Seth Morrison and you’ve likely seen the award-winning flick, “The Ordinary Skier,” which is all about his rise from Chicago to freeskier legend-status. But how about what it took to put the movie together? No? Here’s a sneak-peak of what was going on behind the lens from one of the skiers/filmers, Nathan Wallace.

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