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  1. espnW -- U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin stays focused on gold

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Focus on her goal helped U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin become the youngest winner of an Olympic slalom gold. At 18 and in her first Olympics, she didn't let a small slip during her second run derail her dream.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  2. espnW -- Julia Mancuso adds to Olympic medals with bronze in supe...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Julia Mancuso had struggled through the early part of the World Cup season, and said she had to basically scrap it and hit reset over the holidays. On Monday, as usual, she skied her best when it mattered most to the wider world outside the snow fences.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  3. Lindsey Vonn gets in 3 training runs

    Lindsey Vonn is on the mend and says she might even race in Canada next week.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  4. espnW -- Skier Stacey Cook learns from Vancouver crash, hopes to ...

    Jim Caple

    Downhill skier Stacey Cook suffered a nasty fall during a training run at the 2010 Olympics and has been looking ahead to Sochi ever since, hoping for a fair shot at the medal stand.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  5. espnW -- Liz Stephen holds U.S. ski team together

    Michelle Smith

    In a sport that's about individual endurance, U.S. cross-country skier Liz Stephen finds her joy in being part of a team.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  6. espnW Headliners -- U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin roaring down the ...

    Derek Taylor

    At just 17, U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin has drawn comparisons to Lindsey Vonn, and with a tireless work ethic, she should only get better.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2012
  7. British adventurer Felicity Aston conquers fears, Antarctica

    Julia Savacool

    For British adventurer Felicity Aston, the first woman to ski across Antarctica alone and unaided, the hardest part of her 1,084-mile trek was conquering her fears.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  8. Val Ackerman: Surveying a significant year for women's sports

    Val Ackerman

    In 2011, the women's sports landscape welcomed new champions and new fans. The next challenge: ensuring the financial viability of women's sports enterprises.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  9. With Lindsey Vonn, it's never dull

    Brant James

    The skier has her critics and reportedly has even rankled her best friend in the sport. But she does her best talking on the slopes.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2011
  10. Lindsey Van fights for, wins Olympic opportunity

    Launching herself into the air at 60 mph takes guts. But for the ski jumper, it's nothing compared to the courage needed to fight to have her sport taken seriously.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  11. The Pro's Questionnaire -- Paralympian Allison Jones is fearless

    Amanda Rykoff

    In the Pro's Questionnaire, the five-time Paralympian tells us about her obsessive packing habits, her love of comfort food and her beloved Death Star Legos.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2011
  12. Alison Gannett skis toward saving the snow

    Lyndsay Meyer

    The world champion freeskier has seen first-hand the effects of climate change and set her mind to reversing the damage.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2011