“Forever grateful for this sport”

The American sprinter, injured on his first seasonal descent in Val d’Isere, says goodbye to the occasion of the national championship in Aspen. For her, she won the 2013 World Cup at St Anton’s Descent and fifth in the Olympic race in Pyeongchang which saw Sofia Jogia win.

Friday April 9, 20:55

Twenty-four hours after teammate Lauren Ross, Alice McKinness Doran has also declared farewell to competitive skating.

That’s right, the United States salutes the veterans of the Speed ​​Team, both of whom have suffered injuries over the years, the latest of which has forced Alice to end the current season prematurely, practically over already marking the first landing in Val d’Isere. The 31-year-old Glenwood Springs, Colorado native was very fast on auditions on Oreiller-Killy and was a candidate for a role as mighty champ, but the infamous “pressure” that had propelled Nicole Schmidhofer to suffer a very serious injury, stopped at the best of it on the 18th December 2020 was actually her last day of competition.

Today, McKinness Duran announced his retirement, with a salute on the occasion of the United States National Championship in Aspen, after collecting 121 vests in the World Cup, and the only victory was on the occasion of the descent of St. Anton in January 2013, by winning “Dada” Merighetti of 7 cents, and another podium in the finals. Are 2018, always with third place in Queen Discipline, the place where she also took fifth place in the PyeongChang Olympic 2018 competition won by Sophia Jogia.

Alice truly brought together much less talent and the innate smoothness she had always had in her feet, which was critically conditioned by many injuries. “I am full of love and gratitude for the sport – he wrote on social media announcing his decision – all the happy and even bad moments shaped me as a person. I would miss the intensity, work, dedication, speed, jumps with perfect landing …

I’ve had a “bountiful” career, from every point of view. Thank you very much to everyone who has supported me over the years. ”

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