On January 26, 2010, the 2010 U.S. Olympic Alpine team was named. The nominated skiers fulfilled international standards set by the International Ski Federation (FIS) and exhibited results during the 2009-10 season that merited an Olympic berth according to the coaches and officials with the U.S. Ski Team.
Julia Mancuso, Olympic Valley, CA
Lindsey Vonn, Vail, CO
Stacey Cook, Mammoth, CA
Hailey Duke, Boise, ID
Chelsea Marshall, Pittsfield, VT
Megan McJames, Park City, UT
Alice McKennis, Glenwood Springs, CO
Kaylin Richardson, Edina, MN
Sarah Schleper, Vail, CO
Leanne Smith, Conway, NH
There are five Alpine events contested at the Olympics Games: downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom and super-combined.
Up to four skiers may compete in any one event. (See men's team)
The 2006 Olympic giant slalom champion from Olympic Valley knows how to peak at the right time. She showed that by winning two silver medals in Whistler.
Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, the two-time defending World Cup champ and double world champ, took 'win Olympic gold' off her to-do list at her third Games.
After skiing with the "Governator," California skier Stacey Cook will look to terminate her Olympic competition at Whistler Creekside.
A slalom specialist from Idaho, Hailey Duke crosses the border in search of a winning Olympic debut.
Six months after her brother and U.S. Ski Team member, Cody, almost lost his life, Vermont native Chelsea Marshall looks to make her Olympic debut.
Having grown up near the 2002 Alpine venue, giant slalom specialist Megan McJames looks to have her breakthrough moment at the 2010 Games.
Minnesota Alpine racer Kaylin Richardson hopes to bring her excitement and a positive attitude to the Olympic slopes in 2010.
Proud mother Sarah Schleper aims to reach peak form in the technical events at her fourth Olympics.
New Hampshire native Leanne Smith brings a fun-loving spirit to the U.S. women's Alpine team.
The youngest member of the U.S. Olympic Alpine team is no "sympathy" addition "to get her feet wet." This 20-year-old Coloradoan can fly now.