Super-G course tests racers on bouncing back

Super-G course tests racers on bouncing back
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By Melanie Wong

BEAVER CREEK — Don’t try this at home. At Saturday’s super-G race, a number of World Cup racers showed the crowd how to recover unscathed when you get bounced suddenly off your feet going about 75 mph. For all the majestically executed runs and smooth technique, perhaps the more impressive displays of athleticism were seen when things went wrong. The Beaver Creek super-G in particular had racers on alert from the beginning, with tricky sections up top that ended some people’s races before they even got to the halfway point. However, even with such superb examples of recovery, we certainly …

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