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Tessa Worley

Tessa Worley (born October 4, 1989) is a World Cup alpine ski racer and non-commissioned officer from France. She competes in all five alpine ... More »Tessa Worley (born October 4, 1989) is a World Cup alpine ski racer and non-commissioned officer from France. She competes in all five alpine disciplines and specializes in giant slalom. Worley was born in Annemasse, in the département of Haute-Savoie. Her father Steve is Australian and her mother Mad is French. She grew up skiing year-round, in France and New Zealand. Her home ski area is the resort of Le Grand-Bornand. Worley made her World Cup debut at age 16 on February 4, 2006, and finished in 29th place in a giant slalom race in Ofterschwang, Germany. She finished in fifth place in the first race of the 2009 World Cup season, a giant slalom in Sölden, Austria in October 2008. A month later she won her first World Cup race (and first podium) in a GS at Aspen, Colorado, USA. Early in the 2011 season, Worley won three consecutive GS races before January. Worley won a gold medal in the nations team event at the 2011 World Championships in Garmisch, Germany, where she was the bronze... [ Wikipedia ]

Tessa Worley bests Tina Maze for giant slalom world title

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) -- Tessa Worley mastered a difficult giant slalom course to perfection twice, earning France its second gold medal and fourth overall at the world championships on Thursday. Worley, a bronze medalist two years ago, posted the fastest time in both runs on ...

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Worley upstages world champion Maze in giant slalom

France's Tessa Worley skis to the European nation's fourth medal of the World Championships. (CNN) -- Defending champion Tina Maze was upstaged as Tessa Worley stormed to the gold in the women's giant slalom event at the Alpine Skiing World Championships in Schladming, Austria on ...

Tina Maze wins 4th straight WCup GS as Lindsey Vonn slips up

Maze had a comfortable lead of 0.63 seconds over Frenchwoman Tessa Worley after her first run and the 29-year-old Slovenian then held off Austria's Kathrin Zettel in the second to win by 0.22. Worley was third, 0.40 back. Austria's Anna Fenninger finished fourth but was 1:16 ...

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Mario Matt ends slalom drought in Val d'Isere

Tessa Worley won a giant slalom in St. Moritz ahead of Jessica Lindell-Vikarby (CNN) -- The wait is over for Mario Matt. Matt ended a nearly three-year drought on the World Cup circuit when he won the slalom on the icy Face de Bellevarde in Val d'Isere, France on Sunday. He now has 14 ...

Skiing: Tina Maze wins the final giant slalom of the winter in Lenzerheide

Maze, who finished on the podium in every giant slalom she entered since the season opener in Soelden, clocked a combined time of two minutes and 16.67 seconds to beat world champion Tessa Worley of France by 0.35 seconds. Worley was fastest in the morning run, but could not match ...

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Odds are, Olympic Alpine stars have been injured

25, 2014 ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, JAN. 25-26 - In this Dec. 17, 2013, file photo, France's Tessa Worley grimaces after crashing during her first run in a women's World Cup slalom ski race in Courchevel, France. Along with American Lindsey Vonn, Worley will be the sidelined ...

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France's Tessa Worley is stretchered off from the slopes after crashing during the first run of the...

France's Tessa Worley is stretchered off from the slopes after crashing during the first run of the Women's World Cup Slalom skiing race in Courchevel, French Alps, December 17, 2013. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann ...

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COURCHEVEL, France (Reuters) - Giant slalom world champion Tessa Worley was sent to hospital for checks after she crashed in the first leg of a women's World Cup slalom in Courchevel on Tuesday. The Frenchwoman, 24, stayed on the side of the piste for 20 minutes, apparently suffering ...

Tessa Worley wins World Cup giant slalom

15, 2013 France's Tessa Worley competes on her way to set the fastest time, during the first run of an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati) The Associated Press France's Tessa Worley competes on her ...

Worley Leads WCup Giant Slalom; Shiffrin Skis Out : NPR

MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Tessa Worley of France led the first run of a World Cup giant slalom on Sunday, while Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States skied out. Overall standings leader Lara Gut of Switzerland went out in similar style to Shiffrin, sliding away while making a tight turn ...

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U.S. Bobsledder Stays Perfect in World Cup

CHAMPION TAKES GIANT SLALOM The world champion Tessa Worley of France won a World Cup giant slalom in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Worley sped down in a combined time of 2:07.62 seconds to defeat Jessica Lindell-Vikarby of Sweden by 0.37 of a second. Lara Gut of Switzerland, the ...

Fall rules Worley out of Winter Olympics

Courchevel (France) (AFP) - France's Tessa Worley, the reigning world giant slalom champion, has been ruled out of the Winter Olympics next February. Her injury is another blow for the French women's skiing team after world downhill champion Marion Rolland was ruled out of the Sochi ...

Tessa Worley takes St. Moritz giant slalom; Lara Gut gets a DNF

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Tessa Worley of France parlayed a solid first run into a comfortable win in the women's World Cup giant slalom at St. Moritz Sunday. Worley won her third World Cup podium with a combined two-run time of 2 minutes, 07.62 seconds, which was ...

LUZ601 SKI. St. Moritz (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 15/12/2013.- Tessa Worley from France reacts in...

Moritz (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 15/12/2013.- Tessa Worley from France …LUZ601 SKI. St. Moritz (Switzerland Schweiz Suisse), 15/12/2013.- Tessa Worley from France reacts in the finish area after the Women's Giant Slalom race of the Alpine Skiing World Cup in St. Moritz...

Tessa Worley wins ladies' giant slalom; France's 4th medal at worlds

SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Tessa Worley of France cruised to the gold medal in the women's giant slalom at the Alpine World Championships in Austria Wednesday. Worley turned in two solid runs for a combined time of 2 minutes, 8.06 seconds, a comfortable 1.12 seconds ...

Tessa Worley of France crosses the finish line after the second run of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup...

Tessa Worley of France crosses the finish line after the second run of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup women's giant slalom in Are December 19, 2012. Worley placed fourth in the event. REUTERS/Pontus... more Tessa Worley of France crosses the finish line after the second run ...

Alpine skiing-World champion Worley ruled out of Olympics

COURCHEVEL, France, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Giant slalom world champion Tessa Worley of France will miss next year's Olympics after tearing knee ligaments in a World Cup slalom on Tuesday. "She received checks in Lyon which revealed a torn ligament in the right knee and small lesion of the ...

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COURCHEVEL, France: Marlies beats younger sis to match Scheider's mark

Tessa Worley, the Frenchwoman who won a giant slalom in St. Moritz last weekend, was taken to hospital after falling back on her skis and injuring her right knee in the first run. Bernadette was .13 seconds faster than Hansdotter and .20 clear of her elder sister after the first run. ...

Worley wins women's giant slalom

Reuters/Reuters - Tessa Worley of France skis during the first run of the women's Giant Slalom race at the World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich SCHLADMING, Austria (Reuters) - Tessa Worley of France won the women's giant slalom ...

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