Kelly VanderbeekCanadian alpine skier Kelly VanderBeek has reached the World Cup podium three times in her career, including a super-G bronze on home snow at Lake Louise in 2006. VanderBeek nearly captured a medal at the 2006 Torino Olympics, missing the podium by just 0.03 of a second. Born in Kapuskasing and raised in Kitchener, Ont., VanderBeek now resides with her husband, and fellow Olympian, David Ford in Chilliwack, B.C.
Marie-Michèle Gagnon didn't have much trouble in claiming her fourth straight national slalom title on Tuesday at the Alpine Canadian Championships in Whistler, B.C., winning the race in a time of one minute, 40.44 seconds for her ninth Canadian title in four different disciplines. more »
Excitement is building less than a year out from the alpine skiing competition at the Sochi Olympics, and we look at the top performers from the 2012-13 FIS World Cup season in our photo gallery. more »
Jarome Iginla and James Neal scored two goals each Wednesday night as Pittsburgh put a confident group of Ottawa Senators in desperation mode with a 7-3 win to take a three games to one series lead in their NHL Eastern Conference semifinal. more »