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Not far from the finish line she crossed minutes earlier in World Cup downhill training, Lindsey Vonn smiled as she chatted with U.S. teammates Julia Mancuso, Stacey Cook and Leanne Smith.
Germany's Maria Hoefl-Riesch captured her second World Cup downhill in as many days as Lindsey Vonn continued her comeback from injury with an improved performance in Lake Louise on Saturday.
Markus Duerager, of Austria, smashes through a gate while running the Birds of Prey World Cup downhill course Friday in Beaver Creek.
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Elena Fanchini of Italy reacts in the finish area following her run at the women's World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alberta, Friday.
In her first alpine race of the season, American Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn struggled on Friday at the World Cup women's downhill race at Lake Louise, Alberta, an hour west of Calgary.
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal won the men's World Cup downhill event on Friday in Beaver, Creek, Colo.
Bode Miller of the United States during men's downhill training for the FIS alpine skiing World Cup at Beaver Creek Mountain.
Bode Miller, of the United States, stays tight while coming into a left curve at the Abyss section of the men's World Cup downhill course during the first day of training Thursday in Beaver Creek.
Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn will return to competitive action for the first time in 10 months in Friday's World Cup downhill, the US star confirmed, in a major step towards getting fit for the Olympics.
Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany was fastest in a World Cup downhill training run Thursday, a session Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn skipped ahead of Friday's race.
When Olympic skier Bode Miller handed his infant son to the baby's mother in a courtroom this week, she was handed a victory - for now - in a case that became a rallying point for women's-rights advocates.
If a bum knee keeps Lindsey Vonn sidelined, the face of Team USA almost certainly will be Shiffrin, a rosy-cheeked 18-year-old from Colorado.
An American man who is marking four years in prison in Cuba has written a letter to President Barack Obama asking the president to get personally involved in securing his release.