Front | Out of the Gate
4 Start House: Testing what best means.
6 Exposure: Denise Karbon in Cortina.
8 Out of the Gate: Racers help raise nearly
$100,000 for Haiti; adaptive team update;
police to speed in Snowmass; an historic
win for jumper Sarah Hendrickson.
12 Waxroom: Italian men and X Games
women strut their stuff; Lindsey Vonn’s
favorite herbs and hair; and much more.
14 Gallery: Competition images abound.
Departments + Columns
Let the Games Begin: Team USA
In the final countdown to Vancouver, we take a look at who
made the 2010 U.S. Olympic Team. BY THE SKI RACING STAFF
28 Who’ll Be on the Wheaties Box?
Ski Racing’s picks for gold, silver and bronze in B.C.
32 Beautiful Weekends: Men’s World Cup
Didier Cuche crushes it in Kitzbuehel while Ted Ligety skis to a win
and a third in Kranjska Gora; Schladming races, too. BY HANK MCKEE
36 Riding a Wave of Wins to Vancouver
Lindsey Vonn dominates women’s World Cup action. BY SHAUNA FARNELL
Back | Competitive Edge
52 NCAA: Not Your Mama’s Lobos.
54 Juniors: Races, results, photos.
60 Olympic Preview: How World Cup
women began their Olympic journeys.
62 Masters: Why six racers head south of
the border to find fast, fun ice and snow.
64 Role Model: Barbara Ann Cochran.
66 Backshop: Hot wax means hot times.
67 Marketplace: Check out SR partners.
68 Finish Line: The name game of medals.
42 Worth the Journey: Nordic World Cup
Races in Russia; plus, a day in the life of Andy Newell. BY PETER Q. GRAVES
44 The Overture: Freestyle World Cup
Athletes hit Lake Placid, Mont Gabriel and Blue Mountain. BY ERIC WILLIAMS
48 X Factor: The Aspen Winter X Games
A pre-Olympic jolt for freestylers and snowboarders. BY ERIC WILLIAMS
Cover: Ted Ligety looks more than ready for the Vancouver Games while racing in Slovenia. (GEPA)