Jansrud wins downhill at Beaver Creek

Jansrud wins downhill at Beaver Creek
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By By PAT GRAHAM
AP Sports Writer

BEAVER CREEK — Kjetil Jansrud of Norway extended his World Cup streak to three straight races with a downhill victory Friday on a challenging course he skied to near perfection. Jansrud followed his two-race sweep last weekend in Lake Louise, Alberta, with another splendid showing. He finished in 1 minute, 40.17 seconds, holding off Beat Feuz by 0.54 seconds after the Swiss skier made a late push. American Steven Nyman was third for his first podium spot in two years. Jansrud kept the Birds of Prey downhill title in the Norwegian family. Teammate Aksel Lund Svindal couldn’t defend his crown …

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