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Mikaela Shiffrin, of Vail, Colo., knocks down gates as she takes her first run on her way to winning the women's slalom ski race at the U.S. Alpine Championships, Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Waterville Valley to host US Alpine Championships in 2019, 2021

The slalom events — including the newly added parallel slalom — will be contested at the New Hampshire resort.

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, USA men's ski team member Bode Miller participates in a news conference at the alpine skiing world championships in Beaver Creek, Colo. Authorities reported Monday, June 11, 2018, that Miller's 19-month-old daughter Emeline Miller died Sunday after paramedics pulled her from a swimming pool in Coto de Caza, Calif., Saturday. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Bode Miller and his wife look to raise awareness after daughter’s drowning

The Millers said they are speaking about the tragedy in hopes of preventing it from happening to other families.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 20, 2017 US alpine skier Bode Miller addresses the media during a press conference during the FIS Ski Alpine World Cupin Kitzbuehel. The 19-month-old daughter of Olympic skiing champion Bode Miller has drowned, police in California said on June 11, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Jure MAKOVECJURE MAKOVEC/AFP/Getty Images

Bode Miller and wife address drowning of 19-month-old daughter

They hoped to raise awareness about tragedy in taped interview with NBC’s “Today” show set to air Monday, July 30.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 20, 2017 US alpine skier Bode Miller addresses the media during a press conference during the FIS Ski Alpine World Cupin Kitzbuehel. The 19-month-old daughter of Olympic skiing champion Bode Miller has drowned, police in California said on June 11, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Jure MAKOVECJURE MAKOVEC/AFP/Getty Images

Skiing community expresses sympathy following death of Bode Miller’s daughter

The US ski team and others shared their sentiments via social media.

With Mr. Beattie as coach, US men in 1964 won Alpine medals at a Winter Olympics for the first time.

Bob Beattie, 85, pioneer of Alpine World Cup circuit

In 1964, with Mr. Beattie as coach, US men won Alpine medals at a Winter Olympics for the first time.

US' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after finishing third during the FIS World Cup Women's Giant Slalom competition in Ofterschwang, southern Germany, on March 9, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHECHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images

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Mikaela Shiffrin claims second straight overall World Cup title

She is the second American female skier to win multiple overall titles after Lindsey Vonn.

Austria's Marcel Hirscher who took the gold celebrates during the flower ceremony for the men's giant slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Austrian Marcel Hirscher wins Olympic giant slalom for 2nd gold medal

American Ted Ligety, the 2014 Olympic champion and a three-time world champ, finished outside the top 10

Czech Republic's gold medallist Ester Ledecka poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the alpine skiing women's Super-G at the Pyeongchang Medals Plaza during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang on February 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANOJAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images

‘Is this a kind of mistake?’ Snowboarder wins skiing gold

This made no sense to Ester Ledecka. Just simply couldn’t be. Could. Not. Be.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by LISI NIESNER/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9352611a) Cornelia Huetter, Sofia Goggia and Lindsey Vonn Alpine Skiing World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany - 03 Feb 2018 (L-R) Second placed Sofia Goggia of Italy, first placed Lindsey Vonn of the USA and third placed Cornelia Huetter of Austria celebrate on the podium after the Women's downhill race of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 03 February 2018.

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Lindsey Vonn nips Sofia Goggia for 80th World Cup win

‘‘I didn’t leave all the cards on the table,’’ Vonn said. ‘‘I hold those extra aces for the Olympics.’’

Caralyn Baxter is a physical therapist for the USA Olympic Ski Team and will be traveling to PyeongChang for the upcoming Olympics. She is photographed in the USAA Center of Excellence where she works as physical therapist on January 31, 2018 in Park City, Utah. Photo by Kim Raff for The Boston Globe

RACHEL G. BOWERS

There’s more than one way to make an Olympic dream come true

Caralyn Baxter, a New Hampshire native, handles physical therapy, motivation, and more for the top halfpipe skiers headed to the Olympics.

Warren Miller captured the ski bum lifestyle, and made everyone feel a part of it

The legendary ski filmmaker’s productions remain an annual rite of passage for many snowsports enthusiasts.

The US Ski And Snowboard Center of Excellence is located at 1 Victory Lane in Park City, Utah. (Matt Pepin/Globe Staff)

2018 Olympics

Behind the scenes at US Ski and Snowboard’s training center

In Park City, Utah, the top American snowsports athletes have everything they need to take on the world’s best in PyeongChang.

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Ski film legend Warren Miller dies at 93

Miller produced more than 500 films about outdoor sports, but was best known for those featuring skiing.

Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen reacts at finish line after somebody in the attendance threw him a snowball during his second run of an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom in Schladming, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

WORLD CUP SKIING

Hirscher-Kristoffersen rivalry turns into a snowball fight in men’s slalom

Kristoffersen was furious that spectators threw snowballs at him during his final run before losing to the Austrian home favorite.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by ANDREA SOLERO/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9327079w) Lindsey Vonn Alpine Skiing World Cup in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy - 20 Jan 2018 Lindsey Vonn of the USA is on her way to win the women's Downhill race of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, 20 January 2018.

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Lindsey Vonn cruises to downhill win in Italy

American skier clocked in at 1 minute, 36.48 seconds for a 0.92-second win over Liechtenstein’s Tina Weirather.

From left: Ken Rodriguez, Arman Serebrakian, and Ara Nazarian.

Verispellis is at the intersection of skiing and science

Three Boston-based medical professionals have created their own brand of high-tech equipment.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by CHRISTIAN BRUNA/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9318308o) Lindsey Vonn of the USA talks to journalists after the downhill training session at the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria, 12 January 2018. Alpine Skiing World Cup in Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria - 12 Jan 2018

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Lindsey Vonn’s return depends on weather

Vonn hasn’t raced since Dec. 16 when she earned her 78th career win at a super-G in Val d'Isere, France

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Take your sledding to the next level

Three Boston-area ski areas offer snow tubing to kids of any age, from 6 to 76.

KRANJSKA GORA, SLOVENIA - JANUARY 06: Mikaela Shiffrin of USA competes during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Giant Slalom on January 6, 2018 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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Can Mikaela Shiffrin replace Lindsey Vonn at the top of the hill?

With the Olympics approaching, a comparison of the skiers’ statistics shows how fast Shiffrin is closing the gap.

Cincinnati Reds' Zack Cozart hits a single off of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Doug Fister in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Cincinnati. The Red Sox won 5-4. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

SPORTS LOG

Busy Angels agree to contract with Zack Cozart

An All-Star shortstop for the Reds last season, Cozart will shift to third base after signing a three-year deal with the Angels.

United States' Lindsey Vonn grimaces in pain after getting to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

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Lindsey Vonn injures back, withdraws from World Cup Super-G event

American downhill champion suffered jarring back injury Saturday in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher shouts instructions during the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision say Fisher has resigned to take the same job at Texas A&M. Fisher handed in his resignation after a meeting with university President John Thrasher on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. according to the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because Florida State had not announced the move. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)

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Jimbo Fisher to leave Florida State for Texas A&M

Fisher will replace Kevin Sumlin, who was fired last Sunday after going 51-26 in six seasons

Troy Murphy competed at the 2017 World Cup moguls event at Deer Valley, Utah

The US’s best moguls skier is from Maine, and his sights are set on the Olympics

Troy Murphy finished sixth in the World Cup standings last season.

Mikaela Shiffrin headed downhill Sunday during her first run in the women's FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup slalom race.

Mikaela Shiffrin dominates to win World Cup slalom at Killington

After seizing a lead of nearly a second in the morning run, Shiffrin blew away the field in the second and won by 1.64 seconds.

KILLINGTON, VT - NOVEMBER 25: Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany takes 1st place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Giant Slalom on November 25, 2017 in Killington, Vermont. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Viktoria Rebensburg outduels Mikaela Shiffrin to win World Cup giant slalom

Shiffrin briefly seized the lead with a dazzling second run. But Rebensburg, of Germany, was even better.

Second-placed Mikaela Shiffrin (L) of the United States, winner Petra Vlhova of Slovakia and third-placed Wendy Holdener of Switzerland celebrate on the podium after the Ladies' FIS Alpine Ski World Cup slalom race in Levi, Kittilae, Finland, on November 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Lehtikuva / Vesa Moilanen / Finland OUTVESA MOILANEN/AFP/Getty Images

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Mikaela Shiffrin on top of mountain as World Cup returns to New England

As ski racing season picks up steam, Vermont’s Killington Resort will host women’s slalom and giant slalom events this weekend.

Last season, Killington opened in October.

It’s really happening: Ski season starts this week in New England

Killington in Vermont announced it plans to open for season pass holders Wednesday and the general public Thursday.

Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort.

Your Guide to Skiing 2017

Most likely to make you want to go skiing? This list.

A look at what truly defines some of New England’s top destinations.

Pro tip: Wear layers, avoid cotton — and any sign of the ‘umbles’

Are you suffering from the umbles? Think: grumble, mumble, fumble, stumble, tumble. If so, it’s time to head indoors.

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, USA men's ski team member and six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller participates in a news conference at the alpine skiing world championships, in Beaver Creek, Colo. Miller's name no longer appears on the roster of the U.S. ski team, who announced its nominations Thursday, May 25, 2017, for the 2017-18 World Cup season. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Bode Miller to work as TV analyst during Olympics

The Franconia, N.H., native had said previously that he was not considering a ski racing comeback.

Your Guide to Skiing 2017

Think small to save big: The best deals of the season

Tiny Whaleback Mountain may have the biggest deal running this ski season.

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria. Chasing the ski World Cup wins record next season, Lindsey Vonn will have another chance to master a rare race challenge: A two-run downhill. (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca, File)

Lindsey Vonn’s quest to race against men on hold

US Ski and Snowboard presented its proposal to the ISF’s Alpine executive board, with the topic tabled until spring.

FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, United States' Lindsey Vonn skis during a training run for a women's World Cup downhill ski race in Aspen, Colo. In the twilight of her career, Vonn still has a list of high-priority goals to accomplish before stepping away from skiing (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow, File)

US Ski and Snowboard will pitch for Lindsey Vonn to race in a men’s event

“It would be in the 2018-19 season after the Olympics,” said Tom Kelly, US Ski and Snowboard’s vice president for communications.”

It’s All Downhill

Here’s what it’s like to ski on a synthetic slope

Powder Ridge in Connecticut has opened a 500-foot slope that can be used in the off-season.

A cycling team wears

SHIRA SPRINGER I FAIR PLAY

A powerful message behind getting ‘chicked’

Female athletes are reclaiming the sexist term and using it to express pride in their achievements.

Killington ski area will be open Thursday (which happens to be June 1)

Thursday will mark the first time since 2002 that the Vermont resort has been open for skiing in June.

Roger Moore appeared in seven James Bond movies.

Roger Moore was the skiing James Bond

Sure, other Bond movies had ski scenes, but they truly became a Bond staple in Moore’s films.

Wayland’s Bernie Weichsel inducted into ski hall of fame

Weichsel has spent decades bringing the sports of skiing and snowboarding to the masses.

Mikaela Shiffrin, of the United States, competes during the women's FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup giant slalom race, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, in Killington, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Killington lined up to host World Cup ski racing again

The Vermont ski resort and the US ski team only need final approval from the International Ski Federation.

epa05846486 Alice Merryweather of the USA reacts in the finish area during a training run of the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colorado, USA, 13 March 2017. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

US ski team’s Alice Merryweather speeding toward prominence

The 20-year-old from Hingham has made a name for herself on national and world stages.

FILE -- U.S. players react to their silver-medal finish in the women's hockey final, at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 20, 2014. Members of the United States women’s team announced that they would sit out the 2017 World Championships after negotiations for an increase in wages and support from USA Hockey stalled. (Doug Mills/The New York TImes)

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USA Hockey to meet with women’s team players

Players are seeking a deal that pays them outside the six-month Olympic period

ASPEN, CO - MARCH 18: Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States celebrates with her globe for winning the season title for the ladies' Slalom during the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals at Aspen Mountain on March 18, 2017 in Aspen, Colorado. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

SPORTS LOG

Mikaela Shiffrin clinches World Cup overall crown

Shiffrin, 22, is the fifth American ski racer to win the overall crown.

Two New England skiers victorious at World Juniors

Alice Merryweather of Massachusetts and Sam Morse of Maine won the downhill events in Sweden Wednesday.

The Lavachet Wall at the Tignes ski resort in the French Alps.

No victims after avalanche strikes French Alps ski resort

‘‘Several skiers were knocked around and taken care of by resort employees,’’ the resort’s press service said.

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) makes a blocker save on a shot by the Edmonton Oilers during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

SPORTS LOG

Lightning trade goalie Ben Bishop to Kings

The veteran will back up Jonathan Quick, who returned from injury on Saturday.

epa05816210 Mikaela Shiffrin from USA speeds down the slope during the Super G portion of the Women's Alpine Combined competition at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, 26 February 2017. EPA/JEAN-CHRISTOPHE BOTT

Mikaela Shiffrin storms to combined World Cup race victory

Shiffrin extended her advantage in the overall standings to 300 points over Ilka Stuhec.