WCCO Gets A Behind The Scenes Look At Red Bull Crashed IceWith the St. Paul Winter Carnival kicking off, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the winter weather this weekend. That includes one big event that’s back for another round – Red Bull Crashed Ice.
High School Skiers, And Dads, Battle At Wild Mountain InvitationalHundreds of high school skiers were in Taylors Falls Friday for one of Minnesota's biggest and most competitive downhill ski competitions -- the Wild Mountain Invitational. It's a good, early test to see who will be contenders at the state meet in February.
No Vonn On New Course; May Return In Lake LouiseThe new Beaver Creek downhill course features a gliding section near the start for a skier to drop into a tuck and build speed. There are technical turns in the middle, followed by a steep part — maybe the steepest on the World Cup circuit — and then a giant jump at the finish.
Vonn Puts Off Return From Knee Surgery For A MonthStill recovering from right knee surgery, Lindsey Vonn has decided to skip Saturday's season-opening race in Austria, preferring to return next month. Vonn has been training on the glacier in Soelden for the last week and made her decision Wednesday.
Vonn Skis In Chile, Optimistic About Knee RehabLindsey Vonn is skiing in Chile and way ahead of her rehab schedule with the Sochi Olympics five months away. The four-time World Cup overall champion returned to the slopes over the weekend nearly seven months after her injury.
Vonn Sets Record For Most World Cup PointsLindsey Vonn set a women's record for the most World Cup points in a season after finishing eighth in Saturday's slalom. The race was won by Michaela Kirchgasser of Austria.
Skier Survives Freak Diving Accident To Compete AgainWhen Hastings senior Dustin Erickson competed in the state Nordic skiing competition last week, his doctors called it a miracle. That's because Erickson came very close to never being able to walk again, let alone ski.
Lindsey Vonn Finds Success With New CoachBy any measure, Lindsey Vonn's impending divorce is not affecting her on the slopes. If anything, it's motivated her.
Skiing Star Lindsey Vonn OK After Training CrashOlympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn escaped major injury after slamming her head on the slope during training, six days before the opening race of the world championships.