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Canada heads into the world alpine ski championship with medal potential but little momentum. Tre Davious White Jersey .Races start Tuesday in Beaver Creek, Colo., with womens super-G. Larisa Yurkiw of Owen Sound, Ont., hopes to build on winning the first World Cup medal of her career this season.Former world mens downhill champion Erik Guay and Olympic super-G bronze medallist Jan Hudec wont compete in the world championship because of knee issues.Manuel Osborne-Paradis won World Cup silver to open his season, but the man alongside Guay and Hudec in Canadas big three had a rough January.He hasnt raced since crashing Jan. 18 in Wengen, Switzerland. Osborne-Paradis wiped out again a few days later in a training run in Kitzbuehel, Austria, and withdrew from that race.The 30-year-old from Invermere, B.C., has severe bruising on his right side. Osborne-Paradis was preparing to race in pain unless it dissipates before Wednesdays super-G and Saturdays downhill.Im a competitor and theres nothing that I want to do more than ski fast, he said. I really think a big part of how I do is if I can start getting used to skiing with the pain.Slalom specialist Marie-Michele Gagnon of Lac-Etchemin, Que., continues to hover near the podium, but has yet to step on it this season.The World Cup circuit measures a skiers consistency over a season. The bi-annual world alpine championship is a test of performance on demand similar to the Winter Olympics.The competitiveness is as high as the Olympics for us, Yurkiw said. Its just that the Olympics is the one everyone watches.The world championship rarely leaves Europe. The last gathering in North America of the worlds top skiers was in nearby Vail in 1999. Racing as close to home as the event ever gets, Canadas 14-skier team could use the spark of a medal.The Canadian mens speed team is familiar with Beaver Creeks Birds of Prey course. Its been a regular mens World Cup stop since 1999. Osborne-Paradis doesnt love it.For a course that already doesnt suit my abilities as a ski racer, its going to be tough to get my head wrapped around doing well here, he said. Its steeper and I do better on medium terrain.The new womens Raptor track hosted a test World Cup in 2013 when Yurkiw was 15th in super-G. Shell race the downhill Friday.Its definitely a rugged course, she said. You have to have hair on your chest for this track.Canadians won back-to-back mens downhill titles in 2009 (John Kucera) and 2011 (Guay). Kucera has since retired. Guay is still coming back from a pair of off-season knee surgeries. The 33-year-old from Mont-Tremblant, Que., has pushed back his projected return to racing until after the world championships.Calgarys Hudec, a downhill silver medallist in 2007, underwent knee surgery last month.The last world championship medals won by Canadian women were Melanie Turgeons downhill gold and Allison Forsyths giant slalom bronze in 2003.Gagnon is a contender in next weeks slalom if she can string together two fast runs instead of just one. Shes also one to watch in next Mondays combined event of a slalom and a downhill. Gagnon became the first Canadian woman to win a World Cup combined event in 2013.Yurkiw finished second in a womens downhill Jan. 16 in Cortina, Italy, for her first career World Cup medal. The 26-year-old was also fourth in Lake Louise, Alta., in December to help her to a current world ranking of ninth.Erik Read of Banff, Alta., will make his world championship debut in Colorado. Hes the son of former Crazy Canuck Ken Read. Torontos Philip Brown, Ottawas Dustin Cook, Morgan Pridy of Whistler, B.C., Ben Thomsen of Invermere and Calgarys Trevor Philp round out the mens team.Yurkiw and Gagnon will be joined on the womens squad by Erin Mielzynski of Collingwood, Ont., Marie-Pier Prefontaine of Mont-Saint-Sauveur, Que., Torontos Candace Crawford, Valerie Grenier of Mont-Tremblant, Que., and Mikaela Tommy of Wakefield, Que.The world alpine championship concludes Feb. 15. Andre Reed Jersey .ca. In addition to the game being aired in its entirety on CTV Two Vancouver Island and TSN.ca, TSN2 will also have coverage of Whitecaps FC immediately following NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Toyota Owners 400. Custom Buffalo Bills Jerseys . Jim Leyland, in his eighth playoffs, has never had a starting rotation he trusts as much as the grouping of Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez and Doug Fister. http://www.authenticbillsfanatic.com/c-53-bills-lorenzo-alexander-jersey.aspx . John Albert Elway, 24, was booked into jail early Saturday morning after an incident near a college campus in downtown Denver, according to jail records.WINDERMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods is making his latest comeback in golf with an eye to the past.Equipped with a new teacher and a stronger body, Woods said Tuesday he is working on a swing that incorporates previous moves that date as far back as his amateur days. He referred to it as new, but old, and the 14-time major champion will start testing it this week against an 18-man field of elite players at the Hero World Challenge.How old were some of those videotapes he watched of his previous swing?Actually, its pretty interesting trying to find a VHS recorder, Woods said. I have a lot of tape like that. Fortunately, my mom is of age where she has that still in the house. So that was very beneficial to look at some of the old tapes.Otherwise, its another new beginning.This is the fifth time Woods has returned from injury the back, this time over the last five years. The breaks have ranged from four weeks to four months. He last competed on Aug. 9 when he missed the cut at the PGA Championship, ending his shortest season (eight tournaments) since his 2008 knee surgery and the first time he did not have a top 10.Woods said he had enough time off to let his body heal and to think about where he wants his game to go.First, he split with swing coach Sean Foley, ending a three-year relationship that produced eight PGA Tour wins but no majors.I think that physically, I just wasnt able to do some of the things that we wanted to do in the golf swing, Woods said.Woods said there was no reason to look back at old swings at the time because he felt he was headed in the right direction three victories in 2012, and five wins in 2013 in which he was voted PGA Tour player of the year for the 11th time. Those two years were relatively free of injuries.But unfortunately, physically I was getting damaged doing it, he said. So in retrospect, you look at it. Was I ever hurt when I was little? Granted, I dont think we all were. I think we all could jump off roofs and nothing would break. But playing detective and looking back on it, you have to somewhat have an understanding physically of where you are at the time.He announced just over a week ago that he had hired Dallas-based Chris Como as a swiing consultant, after longtime friend Notah Begay put them together. Zay Jones Jersey. Woods said he had a plan, and that Como was on the same page.I was very surprised and very excited to see what he felt my swing should look like, and should look like going forward, Woods said. Because that was very similar to the vision I had.Woods did not delve into specifics of his swing, which he rarely did when going through an overhaul with Butch Harmon, then Hank Haney and Foley.It is new, but its old, he said. I say that because I havent done it in a very long time. We looked at a lot of video from when I was a junior, in junior and amateur golf. ... And it was quite interesting to see where my swing was then and how much force I could generate with a very skinny frame. How did I do that? How do I generate that much power? Thats kind of what we are getting back into it.Even so, Woods concedes that age he turns 39 at the end of the month has kept him from overpowering golf the way he once did.Along with four operations on his left knee, and problems with his Achilles tendon in 2011, Woods lately has been coping with back problems. He had surgery a week before the Masters and missed two majors. Upon his return in the summer, he had his worst 72-hole showing in the British Open and missed the cut in the PGA Championship.Ive gotten stronger. Ive gotten more explosive. Ive gotten faster, he said. I now just need to hit more balls. But the body is good. I dont have the sharp pain like I used to at the beginning of the year. I dont have that anymore. I still have some aches and pains, just like anybody else who is my age and older.It took Woods about 18 months to work out the big change under Harmon, and about a year to adapt to changes under Haney. He won his first tournament just over a year after working with Foley. He doesnt know how long this change will take, although he said the motor patterns are vaguely familiar.Am I game ready? Probably not quite as I would like to be, Woods said. How long does it take me to get back into the flow of a round? Sometimes it takes me a shot, sometimes it takes me three or four holes after a long layoff. I dont know. Well see on Thursday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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