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Ford Top U.S. Finisher at Hinterstoder

by
USSA
2016-02-26 06:28
 

HINTERSTODER, Austria (Feb. 26, 2016) – The World Cup returned to Hinterstoder for the first time in five years as France’s Alexis Pinturault won his second Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom race of the season. Tommy Ford (Bend, OR) was the top U.S. finisher in 29th.

Marcel Hirscher of Austria finished second and extended his overall World Cup lead to 103 points over Norway’s Henrik Kristoffersen, who finished fourth. Thomas Fanara of France finished third. Friday’s giant slalom replaced the cancelled event from Adelboden.

Up next, the men compete in super G Saturday at Hinterstoder, followed by another giant slalom race Sunday.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • France’s Alexis Pinturault won his second giant slalom World Cup of the season.
  • Overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher finished second.
  • Samuel Dupratt (Dixon, CA) made his World Cup debut and finished 59th in the first run.
  • The men race super G Saturday at Hinterstoder.

 

Broadcast and Live Streaming (times EST)

Friday, Feb. 26
2:30 p.m. – Men’s giant slalom, Hinterstoder – Universal HD

Saturday, Feb. 27
6:00 a.m. - Men’s super G, Hinterstoder - LIVE - NBC Sports Live Extra
1:00 p.m. - Men’s super G, Hinterstoder - Universal HD

Sunday, Feb. 28
3:30 a.m. - Men’s giant slalom run 1, Hinterstoder - LIVE - NBC Sports Live Extra
6:30 a.m. - Men's giant slalom run 2, Hinterstoder - LIVE - NBC Sports Live Extra
1:00 p.m. - Men’s giant slalom, Hinterstoder - Universal HD

RESULTS
Men’s giant slalom