The Global Cup circuit might be making two extra ski racing stops in the USA by way of including alpine occasions at Palisades Tahoe in California and Aspen, Colo.
U.S. Ski & Snowboard introduced the brand new competitions Tuesday, which can sign up for two American stops already at the time table: Killington, Vermont, and Beaver Creek, Colorado. It is the maximum Global Cup Alpine stops on American snow in a season since 1996-97.
“The growth offers us a signature alternative to carry extra consideration to the game regionally and encourage the following technology of U.S. athletes,” U.S. Ski & Snowboard president and CEO Sophie Goldschmidt stated in a commentary.
The primary Global Cup forestall within the U.S. for the 2022-23 season might be when four-time Global Cup general winner Mikaela Shiffrin takes centre level over Thanksgiving weekend for a ladies’s slalom and large slalom in Killington.
Every week later, Beijing Olympic super-G silver medalist Ryan Cochran-Siegle and the boys’s excursion participate in a super-G and two downhills alongside the Birds of Prey route in Beaver Creek.
Normally, that is the place the U.S. portion of the Alpine racing slate ends because the Global Cup excursion returns to Europe. However this season the boys might be returning. There might be slalom and large slalom races Feb. 25-26 in Palisades Tahoe.
That is adopted by way of a males’s super-G and downhill occasions March 3-5 in Aspen, in step with a provisionally licensed time table by way of the Global Ski Federation (FIS).
The ultimate time the Palisades Tahoe venue hosted a Global Cup tournament was once March 10-11, 2017, when Shiffrin gained large slalom and slalom races.
The slopes in Aspen have hosted a number of Global Cup occasions for women and men. It additionally was once the web page of the Global Cup Finals in 2017, the place Lindsey Vonn completed runner-up within the downhill and Shiffrin wound up 2d in a slalom.
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