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Injured Lindsey Vonn skipping Sochi Olympics

...stars.The 29-year-old skier from Vail, Colo., announced her decision Tuesday...for the World Championships at home in Vail next February," she wrote. "On a positive...2015 world championships in Colorado in Vail/Beaver Creek. There's also this...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-08/injured-lindsey-vonn-skipping-sochi-ol
Sports
Getting to Sochi

...and spent a year recuperating.In 1996, he enrolled in Winter Park's disabled ski program and three mono-ski classes at Vail, Colo., run by retired Paralympians Chris Waddell and Sarah Will. Tompkins was their first "graduate" to make the United...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-28/getting-sochi
Sports
Juneau's Joe Tompkins heads to US Paralympics qualifying races

...a silver medal, competing against more than 60 athletes from 14 countries.Last year Tompkins competed in charity events at Vail. The U.S. Paralympics team trained in New Zealand last summer but Tompkins had a baseball coaching commitment."I would...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-05/juneaus-joe-tompkins-heads-us-paralymp
Sports
Calif. resident sentenced in connection to oxy ring

...2011.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess sentenced Vail Barradois Thomas to serve 23 months in prison in accordance with...ended in January 2011.Schmidt, who prosecuted the cases, said Vail Thomas is now being sent to California where he is charged with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-23/calif-resident-sentenced-connection-oxy
Local
Defendant denies claims of retaliation

...argument with Thomas' half-brother, Vail Barradois Thomas, who was involved in...LCCC at the time. Baker said he presumed Vail Thomas told Milan Thomas about it, which...Baker attacked Milan Thomas in the gym, Vail Thomas was standing about 10 to 15 feet...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-19/defendant-denies-claims-retaliation
Local
Lindsey Vonn crashes while prepping for return to racing

...spokesman for Vonn, Lewis Kay, issued a statement saying the ski racer was not admitted to a hospital and instead went home to Vail to be evaluated by the doctor who performed her knee surgery. Kay didn't specify the nature of her injuries."We expect...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-20/lindsey-vonn-crashes-while-prepping-re
Sports
Snowboarding declining in stats, coolness

...Somewhere in the industry, they decided skiers were supposed to be rich. It's an expensive sport. I blame it on Aspen and Vail."Dave Byrd, a spokesman for the National Ski Areas Association in Lakewood, said snowboarding may see a resurgence after...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-27/snowboarding-declining-stats-coolnes
Outdoors
Vonn: Knee 'stable' after World Cup training run

...about getting back on a World Cup slope. She had hoped to return last week at Beaver Creek, Colo., not far from her home in Vail, but her setback from the crash on Nov. 19 scrapped those plans.She told The Associated Press last weekend that she needs...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-05/vonn-knee-stable-after-world-cup-train
Sports
2013 Alpine Worlds Team Named

PARK CITY, UT ? Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO), Ted Ligety (Park City, UT...Valley, CA) and Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) headline a strong group of 19 athletes...including downhill wins by Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) and Alice McKennis (Glenwood Springs...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-31/2013-alpine-worlds-team-named
Sports
Super-G halted in Vail due to snow

VAIL, Colo. - In preparing for her second appearance in the World Alpine Ski Championships...postponement dampened an otherwise spirited day as the championships returned to Vail for the first time since 1989. Ten-year-old skiers were honored before...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020299/Spo_ski.html
Sports

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