Dick Butler
By Dick Butler
Editor of www.Snowsportsna.com

Credit: US Ski Team for facts and figures,
January 26, 2010

US Alpine Olympic Team Announced,
More World Cup Results
From Italy (women) and Austria (men)


13 first-timers and 9 prior Olympians will proudly represent the United States in Alpine Skiing during next month’s winter games in Vancouver. The best the US has to offer was announced this past Monday by the US Ski and Snowboard Association.

Lindsey Vonn, rock star of the ski racing world, will be the one to watch as she continues to impress us with every race.

2010 U.S. OLYMPIC ALPINE SKI TEAM (name, hometown, age as of opening ceremonies, birthdate, (past Olympics)

Men

Will Brandenburg, Spokane, WA, 23, 1/1/87
Jimmy Cochran, Keene, NH, 28, 5/29/81 (2006)
Erik Fisher, Middleton, ID, 24, 3/21/1985
Tommy Ford, Bend, OR, 20, 3/20/89
Tim Jitloff, Reno, NV, 25, 1/11/1985
Nolan Kasper, Warren, VT, 20, 3/27/89
Ted Ligety, Park City, UT, 25, 8/31/84 (2006)
Bode Miller, Franconia, NH, 32, 10/12/77 (1998, 2002, 2006)
Steven Nyman, Sundance, UT, 28, 2/12/82 (2006)
Marco Sullivan, Squaw Valley, CA, 29, 4/27/80 (2002, 2006)
Andrew Weibrecht, Lake Placid, NY, 24, 2/10/86
Jake Zamansky, Aspen, CO, 28, 6/26/81

Women

Stacey Cook, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 25, 7/3/84 (2006)
Hailey Duke, Boise, ID, 24, 9/17/85
Julia Mancuso, Olympic Valley, CA, 25, 3/9/84 (2002, 2006)
Chelsea Marshall, Pittsfield, VT, 27, 11/15/82
Megan McJames, Park City, UT, 22, 9/24/87
Alice McKennis, Glenwood Springs, CO, 20, 8/19/89
Kaylin Richardson, Edina, MN, 25, 9/28/1984
Sarah Schleper, Vail, CO, 30, 2/19/79 (1998, 2002, 2006)
Leanne Smith, Conway, NH, 22, 5/28/87
Lindsey Vonn, Vail, CO, 25, 10/18/84 (2002, 2006)

Current World Cup standings for the top US Alpine Racers are:

Women:
Lindsey Vonn, 1st place with 1106 points
Julia Mancuso, 24th with 205 points
Sarah Schleper, 42nd with 126 points
Stacy Cook, 50th with 92 points

Men:
Ted Ligety , 10th place with 447 points
Bode Miller , 14th place with 361 points
Andrew Weibrecht, 37th with 152 points

This past weekend’s World Cup results are as follows:

OFFICIAL RESULTS 2010
AUDI FIS WORLD CUP
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy - Jan. 22, 2010
Women's Super G

1st Lindsey Vonn, Vail, CO, 1:21.74
2nd Fabienne Suter, Switzerland, 1:22.41
3rd Anja Paerson, Sweden, 1:22.48
4th Tina Maze, Slovenia, 1:22.79
5th Andrea Fischbacher, Austria, 1:22.84

20th Leanne Smith, Conway, NH, 1:23.66
30th Stacey Cook, Mammoth, CA, 1:24.15
32nd Alice McKennis, Glenwood Springs, CO, 1:24.23
33rd Julia Mancuso, Olympic Valley, CA, 1:24.39
39th Keely Kelleher, Big Sky, MT, 1:24.95
40th Chelsea Marshall, Pittsfield, VT, 1:25.09

OFFICIAL RESULTS 2010
AUDI FIS WORLD CUP
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy - Jan. 23, 2010
Women's Downhill

1st Lindsey Vonn, Vail, CO, 1:37.70
2nd Maria Riesch, Germany, 1:38.12
3rd tie Anja Paerson, Sweden, 1:38.56
3rd tie Nadja Kamer, Switzerland, 1:38.56
5th tie Fabienne Suter, Switzerland, 1:38.58
5th tie Ingrid Jacquemod, France, 1:38.58

8th Julia Mancuso, Olympic Valley, CA, 1:38.76
15th Leanne Smith, Conway, NH, 1:39.54
25th Stacey Cook, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 1:40.00
28th Alice McKennis, Glenwood Springs, CO, 1:40.14
30th tie Chelsea Marshall, Pittsfield, VT, 1:40.28
DNF - Keely Kelleher

OFFICIAL RESULTS
2010 AUDI FIS WORLD CUP
Kitzbuehel, Austria - Jan. 23, 2010
Men's Downhill

1st Didier Cuche, Switzerland, 1:53.74
2nd Andrej Sporn, Slovenia, 1:54.02 3
rd Werner Heel, Italy, 1:54.13
4th Mario Scheiber, Austria, 1:54.25
5th Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway, 1:54.42

9th Bode Miller, Franconia, NH, 154.90
18th tie Marco Sullivan, Squaw Valley, CA; and Erik Fisher (Middleton, ID), 1:55.49
24th Steven Nyman, Sundance, UT, 1:55.70

26th Andrew Weibrecht, Lake Placid, NY, 1:55.83

41st Ted Ligety, Park City, UT, 1:57.16

44th Scott Macartney, Crystal Mountain, WA, 1:57.52

OFFICIAL RESULTS
2010 AUDI FIS WORLD CUP
Kitzbuehel, Austria - Jan. 24, 2010
Men's Combined

1st Ivica Kostelic, Croatia, 3:33.64
2nd Silvan Zurbriggen, Switzerland, 3:35.86
3rd Benjamin Raich, Austria, 3:36.05
4th Julien Lizeroux, France, 3:36.07
5th Natko Zrncic-Dim, Croatia, 3:37.93

10th Ted Ligety, Park City, UT, 3:40.95
DNS 1 - Bode Miller, Franconia, NH

Men's Slalom

1st Felix Neureuther, Germany, 1:37.35
2nd Julien Lizeroux, France, 1:37.74
3rd Giuliano Razzoli, Italy, 1:38.34
4th Benjamin Raich, Austria, 1:38.45
5th Michael Janyk, Canada, 1:38.60

23rd Ted Ligety, Park City, UT, 1:43.79
27th Nolan Kasper, Warren, VT, 1:55.71
DNS - Bode Miller, Franconia, NH
DNF 1 – Jimmy Cochran, Keene, NH; Will Brandenburg, Dakota Dunes, SD; Tim Kelley, Starksboro, VT


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