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2006-07-12 11:41:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American skier Kristina Koznick, a three-time Olympian and six times a winner on the World Cup circuit, announced her retirement on Wednesday. Koznick's six World Cup wins, all in slalom, rank her among the most successful U.S. female Alpine skiers. She trails only Tamara McKinney (18 wins) and Picabo Street (nine). However, the 30-year-old failed to reach the podium in three Olympics and six world championships. "I see a little more about what I didn't achieve...

2006-07-12 11:40:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American skier Kristina Koznick, a three-time Olympian and six times a winner on the World Cup circuit, announced her retirement on Wednesday. Koznick's six World Cup wins, all in slalom, rank her among the most successful U.S. female Alpine skiers. She trails only Tamara McKinney (18 wins) and Picabo Street (nine). However, the 30-year-old failed to reach the podium in three Olympics and six world championships. "I see a little more about what I didn't achieve...

2006-02-06 10:15:02

SESTRIERE, Italy (Reuters) - U.S. slalom skier Kristina Koznick could miss out on the Winter Olympics after suffering a knee injury. Koznick suffered a partial tear to her anterior cruciate ligament in training at the weekend and is undergoing treatment to try to get in shape for the February 22 womens' slalom race. She wrote on her personal website: "I know it is a long shot, but the fighter in me can't let go. Hope is a very powerful thing." Koznick, 30, has been part of the U.S....

2005-12-28 10:31:15

By Mark Ledsom LIENZ, Austria (Reuters) - Sweden's Anja Paerson overcame swirling snow and a spirited challenge from the local favorites to win her 29th World Cup race on Wednesday. Last season's overall World Cup champion stormed into the lead in an impressive first run down the narrow Schlossberg giant slalom course before holding off her rivals in a second run hampered by heavy snowfall. "I was risking a lot and made a lot of mistakes because the visibility was terrible," Paerson...


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