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FIS set to discuss Vonn's wish to race against men

Updated: October 28, 2012, 11:02 AM ET
Associated Press

SOELDEN, Austria -- The International Ski Federation will discuss Lindsey Vonn's wish to compete in a men's World Cup downhill race during a Nov. 3-4 meeting in Switzerland.

FIS communications manager Riikka Rakic told The Associated Press on Sunday that the federation has been asked by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to address the issue.

"Yes, we have received a request," Rakic said. "And yes, it will be on the (FIS rule-making) Council's agenda."

U.S. team spokesman ...

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