The six-time Olympic medalist accepted a nomination Thursday to be a part of the U.S. Ski Team in 2015-16. Vonn is coming off a season in which she broke Austrian great Annemarie Moser-Proell's career record for World Cup race wins.
Posted: May 15, 2015, 12:05 am
Olympic super-G champion Anna Fenninger left a preseason training camp with the Austrian women's team in Cyprus on Wednesday, amid an ongoing dispute with her national ski federation. The two-time overall World Cup champion traveled back to Austria to train individually, the federation said. ''It's a very smart decision,'' the federation's sport director Hans Pum told national broadcaster ORF. We will talk to her next week and try to clarify the situation.'' Fenninger and the national governing body have been quarreling for months about the skier's personal manager and about Fenninger's wish to have one of the team physicians working exclusively for her.
Posted: May 13, 2015, 8:57 pm