Sofia Goggia

Sofia Goggia: "Homose*uals in skiing? Women yes, men no"

Sofia Goggia, an Italian silver medalist at the Beijing 2022 Olympics, has caused a sensation with the latest statements about homose*uals and transgenders in skiing. A wave of controversy arose after her statements, with social media harshly attacking the Italian ski star. She said: "If there are homose*uals in skiing....
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Watch: Sofia Goggia Wins Downhill Silver Weeks After Partial ACL Tear

It would have been an impressive feat for Sofia Goggia to simply compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics considering what happened to her less than a month ago. On Jan. 23, Goggia was involved in a rough crash during a super-G race at the World Cup in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. The crash left the Italian alpine skier with multiple left leg injuries: a knee sprain, a minor fracture of the fibula and a partially torn ACL.

Italy’s Sofia Goggia battles through pain barrier to claim downhill silver

Italy’s Sofia Goggia won a remarkable silver medal in the women’s downhill at the Winter Olympics in Beijing just three weeks after partially tearing a knee ligament in a crash in Cortina.The reigning Olympic champion revealed she battled through the pain barrier to take second place, 0.16 seconds behind gold medallist Corinne Suter of Switzerland, with Goggia’s compatriot Nadia Delgado taking bronze.“The path to come here after the crash in Cortina was tough, but I had no room for doubts,” said Goggia. “I really did believe that I could make it, and this is why I did it.”Goggia established an...

Layden: Tracing the opposing paths of Alpine greats Mikaela Shiffrin, Sofia Goggia

Think back to late December. U.S. Alpine ski racer Mikaela Shiffrin, 26, had trained her body back into racing condition, following a back injury that had shut her down early in the season, and she had finished first and then second in consecutive giant slalom races in Courchevel, France. She seemed to be rediscovering the form that had given her 73 World Cup victories, five World Championships and three Olympic medals, and just in time, with the Beijing Olympics looming, and as many as five individual events in play. Then on Dec. 27, Shiffrin tested positive for COVID. Full stop.