Team USA Medal Tracker: IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Kuhtai

By U.S. Paralympics | Dec. 15, 2016, 10:34 a.m. (ET)
Melanie Schwartz, pictured at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, returns to the snow at the opening IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup in Kuhtai, Austria this week.

Team USA's season starts this week with opening slalom and giant slalom races at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup in Kuhtai, Austria taking place Dec. 15-17. Many familiar faces will return for a heavy international calendar that includes the 2017 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships and the world cup finals that doubles as a test event ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. 

Don't miss any results with our Team USA medal tracker from Kuhtai:

Thursday, Dec. 15 - Slalom

Women's Visually Impaired

  • Staci Mannella and guide Sadie De Baun - 5th
  • Danelle Umstead and guide Rob Umstead - 6th

Women's Standing

  • Melanie Schwartz - 9th

Men's Visually Impaired

  • Kevin Burton and guide Chris Tatsuno - 8th

Men's Standing

  • Thomas Walsh - 3rd

Men's Sitting

  • Josh Elliott - 5th
  • Tyler Walker - 7th
  • Stephen Lawler - 14th


Friday, Dec. 16 - Giant Slalom

Women's Visually Impaired

  • Danelle Umstead and guide Rob Umstead - 6th

Women's Standing

  • Melanie Schwartz - 8th

Men's Visually Impaired

  • Kevin Burton and guide Chris Tatsuno - 8th

Men's Standing

  • Thomas Walsh - 2nd

Men's Sitting

  • Josh Elliott - 6th
  • Tyler Walker - 9th
  • Stephen Lawler - 10th


Saturday, December 17 - Giant Slalom

Women's Visually Impaired

  • Staci Mannella and guide Sadie De Baun - 5th
  • Danelle Umstead and guide Rob Umstead - 6th

Men's Visually Impaired

  • Kevin Burton and guide Chris Tatsuno - 6th

Men's Standing

  • Thomas Walsh - 2nd

Men's Sitting

  • Tyler Walker - 4th
  • Josh Elliott - 6th

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