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Weekend U.S. World Cup Skiing Wrap Up

By January 16, 2012

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Alpine Skiing Men - The men were racing speed and gates in Wengen, Switzerland this weekend. In the Super Combined Bode Miller nailed a podium 3rd with Ted Ligety 6th. Bode came back with a 5th in the mythical Lauberhorn  Downhill. No U.S. men scored points in the slalom. In Overall Standings Marcel Hirsch of Austria leads with Ted Ligety 4th with Bode Miller 6th.

Alpine Skiing Women - In Cortina de Ampezzo, Italy Lindsey Vonn finished 2nd in the Downhill with Stacy Cook 6th and Julia Mancuso 9th. Vonn came back to win the Super G and Mancuso was 5th and Leanne Smith finished 10th. In Overall standings Vonn is first and Mancuso 7th.

The win was Vonn's fourth consecutive super G victory in Cortina and sixth win at the Italian resort. It was also the 47th Audi FIS Alpine World Cup victory of her career and she now stands alone at third on the women's all-time win behind Austria's Annemarie Moser-Proell(62) and Switzerland's Vreni Schneider(55).

Freestyle Skiing - In Mont Gabriel, Canada Hannah Kearney won the ladies Dual Moguls with Eliza Outtrim 6th and for the men Jeremy Cota finished 2nd. In the Aerials competition Emily Cook was second and Allison Lee finished 9th. Jonathan Lillis topped the U.S. men with a 8th place finish.  In Les Contamines, France in SkiCross competition John Teller led the U.S. with a 12 place finish.

Women's Ski Jumping - In Val di Fiemme, Italy, Sarah Hendrickson set two women's hill records and won her third and fourth World Cup event of the season in five events. Lindsey Van (Park City, UT) and Jessica Jerome (Park City, UT) finished in the top ten in both events.

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Lindsey Vonn Winning Cortina Super G  Copyright Getty Images

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