Tag Archives: World Cup

World Cup will return
Local News
April 5, 2017

World Cup will return

Killington Resort to host early season races 2017-2018 By Evan Johnson

Some of the fastest female ski racers in the world will again be carving turns down Superstar at Killington Resort, Mike Solimano, resort president announced Monday, April 3. The FIS Ladies World Cup Slalom…

KMS senior balances World Cup performance with academics
Sports
February 15, 2017

KMS senior balances World Cup performance with academics

By Amy Allen

Many high school seniors speak of the legitimate demands on their time, which include gaining acceptance into college, challenging academics, participation in sports, time spent with friends and family, a social life … the list goes on. Killington Mountain School senior Hannah Soar manages…

Q&A with Mike Solimano
Local News
February 1, 2017

Q&A with Mike Solimano

Editor’s note: Mike Solimano is the president and CEO of Killington Resort and Pico Mountain.

Mountain Times: Killington Resort has officially asked the town of Killington to help offset the costs of hosting another World Cup event next year with $100,000. The Select Board has…

Local News
January 25, 2017

Resort asks town for help to attract World Cup

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—Killington Resort got a big start to the 2016-2017 winter with some of the skiing world’s top skiers crashing the gates on Superstar in front of thousands of screaming fans. The races drew crowds numbering approximately 30,000, earned over 100 million media…

Column
December 7, 2016

Tears of pride as Killington hosts first World Cup

By Merisa Sherman, author of Tales from a Female Ski Bum blog Like so many East Coasters, I grew up ski racing. Membership in the Killington Ski Team meant that my family had a legitimate reason to spend every weekend skiing. Any small amount of…

How Mikaela Shiffrin won the World Cup at Killington
Featured
December 1, 2016

How Mikaela Shiffrin won the World Cup at Killington

Her 10th consecutive Slalom World Cup win, 22nd career Globe By Lisa Lynn KILLINGTON — In the last few minutes of the Audi FIS World Cup in Killington there were six winners. As each of the top women flashed down Preston’s Pitch, the last steep…

Local News
December 1, 2016

Can Killington host another “groundbreaking” World Cup?

By Lisa Lynn “Groundbreaking” is the word Calum Clark used to describe this past weekend’s Audi FIS World Cup in Killington. Clark, a quiet Australian, knows a thing or two about really big events. As vice-president for events for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (U.S.S.A.),…