Tag Archives: World Cup

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.),…

Local News
December 1, 2016

World Cup brings local traffic

By Evan Johnson KILLINGTON — You would’ve been hard-pressed to find a seat at the hibachi table at Sushi Yoshi this weekend, the line for beer and groceries at the Killington Deli was long and foreign languages could be heard up and down the hallways of…

Letter
December 1, 2016

Thanks for bringing the World Cup to Killington

Dear Editor, As I reflect on this World Cup weekend, I would like to offer my greatest thanks to Killington Resort and the volunteers that made this event a success. Without the town, the resort and the business community working together, this international skiing competition…

AUDI FIS SKI WORLD CUP AT KILLINGTON
Events & Activities
November 30, 2016

AUDI FIS SKI WORLD CUP AT KILLINGTON

For the first time in a quarter century a World Cup event was hosted in the East. Killington Resort put on an unbelievable event where the worlds top women ski racers came out to prove who had what it took to come out on top….

First World Cup at Killington a huge success
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 28, 2016

First World Cup at Killington a huge success

Record-setting crowd of 30,000 fans attend both races at Killington, Shiffrin wins in storybook fashion

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—According to U.S. Ski Team estimates, 30,000 fans came out to cheer on the fastest female alpine skiers in the world Saturday and…

Killington will host World cup, first in state since 1978
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

Killington will host World cup, first in state since 1978

International Ski Federation gave the green light to Killington to hold Alpine World Cup Races Nov. 26-27 KILLINGTON— On Thursday, Nov. 17, Killington Resort received a positive snow control announcement from FIS (Internal Ski Federation), the governing body of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup….

Snowmaking Horsepower
AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

Snowmaking Horsepower

The World Cup Expo Village at the base of Superstar is situated at 2,500 feet above sea level and nearby Killington Peak reaches to 4,241 feet — making it the second highest in the state. This elevation gives the resort an advantage in both effective snowmaking…

AUDI FIS Ski World Cup
November 22, 2016

The Bus adds routes for World Cup

By Evan Johnson RUTLAND—As visitors head to the Rutland and Killington area for Thanksgiving and the FIS World Cup races on Nov. 26 and 27, Marble Valley Regional Transit (“The Bus”) is rolling out three additional routes during the weekend of the races, which will…