Before she was the the most decorated female American alpine skier, Julia Mancuso was a model. In 2004, she posed for a series of sassy shots for then-sponsor Lange ski boots. The results heated up ski-lockers from Tahoe to Vermont and made Mancuso an instant sensation. It raised a few eyebrows but not nearly as many as fellow alpine skier Lindsey Vonn's photo set in 2010's swimsuit issue.Mancuso has two silvers from this Vancouver Olympics and a gold in the giant slalom from the 2006 games...Read Full Story
It's official, Julia Mancuso is the most decorated female American alpine skier. She has two silvers from this Vancouver Olympics and a gold in the giant slalom from the 2006 games in Turin. She stands a good chance to continue her commanding medal count in the Ladies' Super-G (February 20) and the Ladies' Giant Slalom (February 24). Both events fall into Mancuso's area of expertise. Women's alpine skiing has seen some brutal crashes this Olympics, due in part to some ill-designed jumps...Read Full Story
Julia Mancuso is one of the most colorful personalities in downhill skiing today. Of course, personality only goes so far: it also helps that she's also one of the best. A gold medalist in the 2006 Winter Olympics, Mancuso has already racked up two more silvers at the 2010 Winter Olympics. As anyone who is a fan of Mancuso will tell you, she loves to wear her tiara when up on the podium.Mancuso's background is interesting as well. Her father, real estate developer Ciro Mancuso, was...Read Full Story
It seemed that a near repeat of yesterday's downhill may have been in the works today in the super combined, with both Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso heading into the final portion of the race neck and neck. Then Vonn took a tumble, sending Julia Mancuso as the lone American to the podium. It's the second silver of the Olympics for Mancuso, who has often seemed to bristle at being in the shadow of Lindsey Vonn.Coming in first was Maria Reisch of Germany. Bronze went Anja Paerson of Sweden...Read Full Story
The hottest bit of Olympic gear you can get? No, not a Vancouver sweatshit -- try underwear. Julia Mancuso will be handing out 500 thongs and 500 boyshorts during the Winter Games, as she attempts ot launch her new underwear line."You've got to start somewhere," she says, speaking to the AP.The skier is known for her sexy image and fun times. The line is called Kiss My Tiara, a play on the crown Mancuso wore during the 2002 games.She says they'll available for sale soon, if you're...Read Full Story
Julia Mancuso (born March 9, 1984) is an athlete from the United States who competes in alpine skiing. Find more Julia Mancuso news, pictures, and information here.