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Lindsey Vonn Crashes While Prepping For Return To Racing

Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery.

11/19/2013

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Buck Hill Opening Wednesday For Its 60th Year

Don’t be surprised if you see snow-making machines busy at work Wednesday morning south of the Twin Cities. Buck Hill, one of the most popular ski hills in the Twin Cities, announced that it’s opening for the 2013-14 ski season at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

11/13/2013

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Vonn Puts Off Return From Knee Surgery For A Month

Still 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.

10/23/2013

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Vonn Skis In Chile, Optimistic About Knee Rehab

Lindsey 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.

09/02/2013

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Trollhaugen Welcomes Snow, Skiers This Weekend

The snow may not be welcome for some people. but Trollhaugen ski resort in Dresser, Wis. is welcoming the return of winter – and they’ve opened up for skiers this weekend.

04/13/2013

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Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In Minnesota

Winter may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Check out these five ideas for end-of-winter activities.

03/02/2013

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Cross-Country Skiers Brave The ‘Birkie’ In Hayward

Thousands of skiers traveled to Wisconsin for the 40th annual American Birkebiner – the largest cross-country ski race in North America.

02/23/2013

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Vonn’s Injury An Example Of Women’s Increased Risk Of ACL Issues

On Tuesday, Minnesota native and Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn took a terrifying spill in the Alpine World Championships in Austria, tearing two knee ligaments.

02/05/2013

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Lindsey Vonn Crashes

Lindesy Vonn is seriously injured after a tumble in the Woman’s Super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria.

02/05/2013

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Last-Minute Snow Saves City Of Lakes Loppet

Sunday’s snow has been great news for a big cross-country ski event in Minneapolis. The City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival will go on with no major changes.

01/28/2013

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Spirit Mountain To Close Early Due To Frigid Temps

Spirit Mountain Ski Area and Adventure Park in Duluth will have reduced hours on Sunday and Monday due to an extremely cold temperature forecast.

01/19/2013

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Best Of Minnesota: Skiing Area

Thousands of votes came in over the last couple of weeks, as we tried to find the best ski area in the state. Places a little closer to metro like Wild Mountain got huge support on Facebook. But the spot with the most votes lies just an hour from the Canadian border — Lutsen Mountains on Lake Superior’s North Shore.

01/12/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Ski Area In Minnesota?

There’s Lutsen, Buck Hill, Welch Village, Wild Mountain, Afton Alps, and many others. But we want to know: Which of Minnesota’s ski areas is your favorite?

01/07/2013

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Skiers And Snowboarders: Head To MOA

Skiers and snowboarders listen up, you may have had to endure a wimpy winter last year, but right now is the time to get geared up for what’s to come.

10/20/2012

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Vonn Sets Record For Most World Cup Points

Lindsey 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.

03/17/2012

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