With a look back, Birds of Prey 2014 starts

With a look back, Birds of Prey 2014 starts
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Past is prologue. While trying to predict ski racing is somewhat akin to winning the lottery, there are clues in history. Perhaps one can reduce the odds of from winning the aforementioned lottery to being struck by lightning. With that, a look back at Birds of Prey 2013: Aksel Birds of Prey remains Hermann Maier’s fiefdom. The Austrian won seven straight starts in Beaver Creek, a stretch that started with a super-G win during the course’s opening weekend in 1997 through downhill and super-G golds at the 1999 World Alpine Ski Championships to the first weekend World …

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