Fenninger captures first gold of Worlds

Fenninger captures first gold of Worlds
Local News

By Chris Freud

BEAVER CREEK — Austria’s Anna Fenninger, the defending Olympic champion in super-G, became the first racer to capture gold at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Championships on Tuesday at Beaver Creek.Fenninger finished the Championships-opening women’s super-G with a time of 1 minute, 10.29 seconds, eclipsing Slovenia’s Tina Maze by just 3-hundredths of a second and American Lindsey Vonn by 15-hundredths. This is Fenninger’s second gold at Worlds — she won super-combined in Garmisch, Germany, in 2011 — and fourth overall.Running out of the No. 18 bib, Vonn gave the hometown fans a thrill by making a stunning charge on the …

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