All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘skiing’

Lindsey Vonn ‘Still Undecided’ on First Race of Season

Will Lindsey Vonn compete in the first race of the season? We’ll know Friday, according to the skier. Vonn, who is recovering from a broken ankle she suffered in August, will resume training on Thursday – but her status for the first alpine event of the season is still up in the air. “Excited to announce that I’m heading to …

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Lindsey Vonn: Tiger Woods Cheated On Her, Had ‘Relapse in Sex Department’

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods both announced their split just over a week ago, and they cited their hectic schedules as the reason they couldn’t make their relationship work. Not so, according to the Daily Mail. Tiger Woods allegedly cheated on Lindsey Vonn, in what a source tells the publication was a ‘relapse in the sex department.’ A source also …

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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Enjoy Utah Ski Trip

Kim Kardashian shared some photos of her and Kanye West during a recent trip to Utah. They were there to join some of Kim’s childhood friends and their spouses for a getaway far from their kids. In the photos, the celebrity couple looked as stylish as ever, with Kim going for style rather than function. One photo shows Kim wearing …

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Lindsey Vonn: Tiger Woods Taught Me Mental Toughness

Lindsey Vonn seems to get far more attention than most skiers do in the United States. Sure, she is a great athlete who deserves attention. But how many athletes continue to be trending topics when they are injured? This is something that Lindsey Vonn was asked about by Orf. The most obvious answer was that Vonn is dating Tiger Woods, …

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Lindsay Vonn Wins on Slopes and Wins Cow, Too

Lindsay Vonn celebrated the sweet thrill of victory on the slopes of Val d’Isere on Saturday. It was just a year ago on the very same snow that she aggravated a right knee injury, which ended her season and dashed all hopes of defending her downhill crown at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Vonn says boyfriend Tiger Woods inspired her comeback. …

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Lindsey Vonn Ready To Return To Skiing After Injury

Lindsey Vonn says she could possibly return to skiing sooner that she had originally planned. She hasn’t raced in almost a year due to having two surgeries on a torn ACL which, unfortunately, made her unable to attend the Sochi Olympics. The 2010 Olympic Downhill champion had planned to make her return at the races in Lake Louise, Alberta, during …

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Lindsey Vonn To Return To The Slopes For 2014 Alpine Ski World Cup Tour

Champion skier Lindsey Vonn is excited about returning to competitive skiing after taking a break due to a knee injury she sustained during the 2013 world championships. Vonn is hoping to join the Alpine Ski World Cup Tour in December at Lake Louise. “So I have the whole month of November to get ready in Vail and, hopefully I’ll be …

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Elin Nordegren And Lindsey Vonn Getting Chummy

After the messy and very public divorce between golf superstar Tiger Woods and former model Elin Nordegren, no one would have guessed that it was possible for his ex-wife to be friends with his current flame. This unlikely scenario is probably making life easier for Woods, whose career suffered significantly following his split with Nordegren. An insider told celebrity news …

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Stratasys Made Some 3D Printed Skis

With the Winter Olympics still going on, interest in skiing must surely be mounting. After watching some of the world best skiers tackle the slopes, you may feel inclined to finally take up skiing. If you happen to have yourself a 3D printer, you might even want to try your hand at making your own. Stratasys updated their blog this …

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Sarah Burke: IOC Can Ban Sticker, But Not Her Memory

Sarah Burke, the freestyle skier who died in a halfpipe accident in 2012, has a fan club at the Olympics among what would have been her fellow competitors. However, the International Olympic Committee has stepped in and called the stickers that they wear, bearing Sarah’s name, a political statement and have banned them, according to CBC. This is disappointing news …

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Sarah Burke Memorial Stickers Banned By IOC

The International Olympic Committee is remaining firm in their decision to ban the athletes from wearing the Sarah Burke memorial stickers during the Olympic games. Burke, a Canadian freestyle skier, was killed two years ago, in January 2012, after sustaining injuries while training, in Park City, Utah. Since then, fellow athletes have been mourning her death, and wanted to wear …

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Julia Mancuso Says, For Her, Skiing Is “99% Mental”

Julia Mancuso, the 29-year-old Olympic gold medalist in skiing, spoke to CBS News recently and said that she has finally discovered that for her, skiing is “99% mental,” a determination that will, hopefully, result in another gold medal for the World Cup alpine ski racer. Mancuso came to her newfound conclusion after a disappointing season last year, claiming not a …

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Vail Avalanche Claims Life Of Resort Founder’s Grandson

An avalanche claimed the life of the grandson of Vail Resorts’ co-founder and temporarily trapped three other persons, county reports indicate. Anthony Seibert, 24, died in backcountry outside the Colorado resort that his grandfather, Peter Seibert Senior co-founded. The three who were injured in the accident are expected to recover from the injuries. In fact, their injuries were not bad …

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Lindsey Vonn Will Miss Sochi Olympics Due To Knee Injury

US skier Lindsey Vonn will not take part in this year’s Winter Olympic Games to be held in Sochi due to a right knee injury. The 29-year-old skiing sensation from Vail, Colorado made the announcement on Tuesday. According to her spokesman Lewis Kay, Vonn is expected to have knee surgery shortly and therefore will not make the games. Via Facebook, …

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Schumacher’s Helmet Camera Given to Investigators

Michael Schumacher’s helmet camera has been given to investigators following a serious skiing accident in the French Alps last week. Authorities are hoping it will answer a host of questions about the fall that ended with the former Formula One driver fighting for his life in a Grenoble, France hospital. The investigation is necessary to determine responsibility in the accident …

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Michael Schumacher Now in Post-Surgery ICU

The seven-time Formula One champion has one more precarious lap to make before he reaches his 45th birthday on January 3rd. Michael Schumacher’s head struck a rock during a back-country skiing fall in the French Alps with his 14-year-old son Sunday, and medical officials have stated today that he is in intensive care in critical condition. The situation escalated quickly …

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Lindsey Vonn Suffers Setback with Injured Knee

World Cup alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn suffered another setback on Saturday when she competed at the Alpine World Cup event in Val d’ Isere, France. Vonn said her injured right knee caused her to miss a gate and veer off course in a downhill at the event. “Unfortunately I have no (anterior cruciate ligament) and it gave out on …

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Google Adds Ski Slope Imagery To Street View

Google announced that it has gathered some new imagery of ski slopes for Street View using its Street View snowmobile. Google introduced the snowmobile back in 2010 when it gathered imagery from Vancouver and Whistler. It’s good to see it’s still getting some use. Google’s new imagery comes from ski resorts in Italy, France, Andorra and Spain. “From the western …

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Lindsey Vonn Is Back In Training After Injury

Lindsey Vonn has been allowed to get back on the skis this week after a crash in November that partially tore her right ACL, and is trying to stick it out rather than head straight to surgery. It’s an injury that aggravated an already damaged knee; the Olympic downhill skiier had to be airlifted off a mountain in Austria this …

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Lindsey Vonn Injured: Possible Setback For Sochi Olympics

The reigning Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn got injured Tuesday in a training run in Copper Mountain, Colorado ahead of her anticipated return to racing in the World Cup competition next week in Beaver Creek, Colo. Vonn was just recovering from a major right knee surgery. Vonn was however, not admitted to the hospital. Instead, her injury is being evaluated by …

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Lindsey Vonn: Will the Beautiful Blonde Be Fit for 2014 Winter Olympics?

Lindsey Vonn has skipped coming Saturday’s season opening race in Austria, due to ongoing recovery from right knee surgery. The famed skier has been training hard on glaciers in Soelden during last week, and made her difficult decision this Wednesday. The announcement was made for her quarter million fans on twitter: Training is over and I'm headed back to the …

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Lindsey Vonn Not Ready to Ski Just Yet

Lindsey Vonn reported today that she will not be returning to competitive skiing until late November. The four-time World Cup winner and Olympic Champ tore the ACL and MCL ligaments in her right knee during a crash last February at the World Championships in Scladming, Austria during the Super G. Here’s a video of the brutal and painful crash at …

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Lindsey Vonn is Headed Back to the Slopes This Weekend

For months now, the media attention surrounding Lindsey Vonn has been about the athlete’s relationship with pro golfer Tiger Woods. The relationship has been scrutinized to such a degree that it could be easy to forget Vonn is a world-class skier and that she is still recovering from a devastating skiing accident in Austria early this year. Now, however, it …

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Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn Spend Some Quality Time Jet Skiing

After his very public divorce in 2010, Tiger Woods started to go out with Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn early this year. Vonn, who had just recently come out of her own divorce, decided to spend some quality time with Woods and his kids on a jet skiing trip this past weekend. E! Online reports that Woods and Vonn were jet …

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Vonn, Without Tiger, Spotted at New York Fundraiser

For someone with a serious leg injury, Lindsey Vonn sure moves around quite a bit. Last month, Vonn was seen at the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia cheering on her new boyfriend, Tiger Woods. This week, Vonn attended a fundraiser in New York City for the Delete Blood Cancer bone marrow donor center, though Woods was nowhere in sight. …

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30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip [VIDEO]

What did you and your friends do this weekend? These guys successfully performed a 30-person backflip, on skis. The world record attempt took place in Quebec, Canada. Check it out below (this was their second attempt): According to the reddit poster, who says that they’re the second from the right in the video, they plan on getting Guinness involved: “I …

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YouTube Replaces Winter With The Ski Channel

I think we can all agree by this point that Winter 2012 forgot that it had some place to be this year in the western hemisphere, so let us welcome the timely arrival of Spring 2012. In case you’re still feeling sore about being stood up by winter, though, YouTube announced today the creation of a new channel, The Ski …

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Amazing Courage From a Fourth Grade Ski Jumper

Just watching this video gives me a bit of vertigo. Her monologue is a rundown of everything that was going through my mind, but I doubt I would have the courage to actually go for it. What’s more, this girl is only in the 4th grade! When I was in the 4th grade anything scarier than a Goosebumps novel would …

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Canadian Skicross Racer Nik Zoricic Dead At 29; Twitter Reacts

Two freak accidents within two months of each other have claimed the lives of young Canadian athletes; first freestyle skier Sarah Burke, and now Skicross racer Nik Zoricic, who passed away on Saturday after a crash on the final jump during the race in Switzerland. Both were 29 years old. According to the ski federation in a statement, Zoricic did …

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Patrick Schwarzenegger Tweets About His Ski Accident and Shares Awkward Photo

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 18 year old son proved that he could be a tough guy too. After taking a tumble while skiing in Tahoe on Saturday, Patrick Schwarzenegger took a photo of himself strapped to an orange stretcher. He uploaded the photo to Twitter and said that it was just a little ski accident that left him with some some stitches …

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