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Mikaela reigns supreme at Killington

December 1, 2021
U.S. Superstar claims fifth straight Slalom title, delighting fans By Polly Mikula The rivalry between Vermont-schooled Olympic gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin and Slovakia’s Petra Vhlova continues to be strong with the two superstar ski racers vying for the top spot on the Slalom podium. While Vhlova had secured the top spot the first two FIS…

Looking Back: A review of the Killington Cup over the past 4 years at Killington Resort

November 24, 2021
  By Polly Mikula Mikaela Shiffrin, who attended Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont, has won the Slalom race at Killington every year since the World Cup began here in 2016. Can she do it again for the fifth time? “I could hear the crowd the whole second run, from the start to the finish,” Shriffin…

Looking Ahead: What the Olympics mean for this season

November 24, 2021
By Polly Mikula The 2021-22 Alpine racing season will feature the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China, from Feb. 4-20, 2022. Due to Covid-19, the Olympic test events in 2020 and 2021 were canceled, so the Alpine racers will head into the Olympics without having skied the tracks. The 44 athletes nominated to represent the U.S. will…

What to know for the 2021 HomeLight Killington Cup

November 24, 2021
Tips for the best spectator experience The HomeLight Killington Cup brings approximately 100 athletes representing over 20 countries to compete in Slalom and Giant Slalom events — as well as crowds of spectators to watch them. Additionally, the event is broadcast to an audience of 2.1 million people in 60 countries. In addition to Superstar…

Skiing during World Cup weekend

November 24, 2021
In addition to making snow on Superstar for the World Cup races and Skyelark for a training run,  the snowmaking team is also aggressively working to expand terrain for top-to-bottom skiing and riding for non-racers eager to ski while at Killington Resort.  Once again, on Nov. 5, Killington was the first resort in the East…

Killington welcomes the World Cup

November 24, 2021
Can Shiffrin defend her Slalom title amongst the fastest women technical ski racers? By Polly Mikula This weekend, Nov. 27-28, the Women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup returns to Killington for Giant Slalom and Slalom races. Last year, all North American FIS Alpine ski races were canceled due to the pandemic. “Returning from a pandemic-induced…

Behind the World Cup Scene with Katrina Ammer

November 24, 2021
By Karen D. Lorentz As a goal-and-results-oriented major event professional with 30 years' experience, Katrina Ammer specializes in event oversight for major mountain events, including mountain biking and skiing competitions. She consults for, advises, or leads various large-scale international sports events on venue and event operations, business and community engagement, and strategy. So it’s little…

HomeLight Killington Cup 2021 program

November 18, 2021
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Killington’s snow makes WC a go

November 17, 2021
Killington receives positive snow control for Audi FIS Ski World Cup races to be held Nov. 27-28 On Nov. 17,  Killington Resort announced that it had received a positive snow control announcement from FIS (International Ski Federation), the governing body of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup. According to FIS: “This is to inform you…

2021 HomeLight Killington Cup athlete profiles

November 17, 2021
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2021 HomeLight Killington Cup entertainment lineup to feature O.A.R., DJ Z-Trip and G. Love

November 9, 2021
Weekend of Alpine ski racing and live music to take place Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 27-28 Killington Resort announced the entertainment lineup for the 2021 HomeLight Killington Cup, Tuesday, Nov. 9. The return of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup will bring the fastest women’s technical alpine skiers in the world ahead of the 2022 Winter…

Killington Resort announces World Cup entertainers

November 9, 2021
For the fifth time, Killington Resort will host the Audi FIS Ski World Cup over Thanksgiving weekend. Spectators will have the unique experience of watching the fastest women technical Alpine racers compete ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Additionally, between races, Killington will entertain race fans with three outdoor concerts. The resort announced Nov. 9,…

The Killington World Cup Foundation awards over $225,000 in grants to 21 nonprofits

October 7, 2020
The Killington World Cup Foundation (KWCF) recently awarded 21 grants totaling $228,000 to Northeast region nonprofits in eight states through a competitive grant opportunity. Combined with matching funds and multi-year grant commitments, the KWCF’s effort will contribute more than $400,000 in resources to winter sports infrastructure in the region. These grants were made possible as…

2019 HomeLight World Cup Program

December 12, 2019
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Shiffrin four-peats in Slalom, takes third in Giant Slalom

December 4, 2019
‘I just love racing in front of the crowd’ By Katy Savage Mikaela Shiffrin is clearly the superstar of Superstar. She won her fourth straight Slalom at the HomeLight Killington World Cup on Sunday, Dec. 1. The races were held on a trail called Superstar. Shiffrin’s lead was sizable, too, at 2.29 seconds combined —…