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UPDATE: Canada skicross racer Nick Zoricic dies after Switzerland race crash

March 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The 29-year-old crashed directly into safety nets lining the side of the course after going wide over the final jump. Nick Zoricic is the second Canadian skier to die this season. In January, 29-year-old freestyle skier Sarah Burke died following a training accident on a halfpipe in Utah. Continue Reading

OUTDOORS REPORT: Ice fishing starts on some lakes; ski areas make snow

December 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Ice fishing has begun on some area lakes as the ice grows thicker. And area ski resorts area already in business for the winter. Continue Reading

SKIING: Minnesota native Vonn’s 3-year alpine World Cup reign ends

March 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Germany’s Maria Riesch wins Alpine World Cup overall title Maria Riesch of Germany ended Lindsey Vonn’s three-year reign without putting on her skis, clinching the World Cup overall title after the final race was canceled because of poor weather.
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Vonn becoming very cautious with her head injury

February 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cautious is usually not the best way to describe Lindsey Vonn. Right now, though, with the Olympic downhill champion still unsure if she has completely healed from a mild concussion, it seems appropriate. Continue Reading

Lindsey Vonn wins 1st World Cup downhill of season

December 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The three-time defending World Cup and reigning Olympic downhill champion had finished second behind her German rival in both downhills at Lake Louise two weeks ago. But she turned the tables at Val d’Isere, one of her favorite stops. Continue Reading