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U.S. Women’s Olympic Alpine Ski Team
February 11, 1936 Press Photo: The American Olympic Games Ski-ing Team, ladies’ contingent, at Davos, Switzerland, where these fair young women enjoyed training on the lofty Parsenn, under the expert tutelage of Swiss ski runner Otto Furrer. From right to left: Mr. Otto Furrer, Trainer (Switzerland); Miss Helen Boughton-Leigh, Captain; Miss Clarita Heath; Miss Grace Carter; Miss Elizabeth Woolsey; Miss Lillian Swann; Miss Ellie Eyre Smith; Miss Marian McKenn; Miss Mary Bird. Photo credit: J.P. Caspar, Davos
Alpine skiing debuted at 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany with a single event – the Combined comprised of downhill and slalom. The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will feature five alpine ski events for each gender: Downhill, Super-G, Giant Slalom, Slalom and Super Combined.
Congratulations to the team of women who will be representing USA: Stacey Cook, Julia Ford, Julia Mancuso, Megan McJames, Laurenne Ross, Mikeala Shiffrin, Leanne Smith, Resi Stiegler, Jacqueline Wiles. Lindsey Vonn and Alice McKennis will be missed!
FIS Alpine Ski World Championships, Schladming 2013: Women’s Slalom, Marlies Returns
35,000 ski fans, mostly Austrian, do not mess around.
xSlalom-slayer, fan favorite and defending World Champion, Marlies Schild of Austria returns after injury to a 9th place finish.
xMikaela Shiffrin after her first run, soon to be the new World Champion.
Resi Stiegler of USA, very happy with her 2nd run.
Overall World Cup leader, Tina Maze of Slovenia ended the day in 5th place.
Michaela Kirchgasser of Austria celebrates her blazing second run and silver medal.
Michaela Kirchgasser of Austria, 2nd place. Mikaela Shiffrin of USA, 1st place. Frida Hansdotter of Sweden, 3rd place.
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